New Zealand tour of England and Netherlands, 3rd Test: England v New Zealand at Lord's, Aug 24-28, 1978
England won by 7 wickets
Played at Lord's, London
24,25,26,28 August 1978 (5-day match)
  New Zealand 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
JG Wright c Edmonds b Botham 17 90 76 2 0 22.36
BA Edgar c Edmonds b Emburey 39 110 88 7 0 44.31
GP Howarth c †Taylor b Botham 123 336 291 14 0 42.26
JM Parker lbw b Hendrick 14 59 48 1 0 29.16
MG Burgess* lbw b Botham 68 144 145 8 0 46.89
BE Congdon c Emburey b Botham 2 9 8 0 0 25.00
RW Anderson b Botham 16 44 46 0 0 34.78
RJ Hadlee c Brearley b Botham 0 5 4 0 0 0.00
RO Collinge c Emburey b Willis 19 83 75 2 0 25.33
SL Boock not out 4 64 60 0 0 6.66
BP Bracewell st †Taylor b Emburey 4 24 26 1 0 15.38
Extras (b 4, lb 18, w 4, nb 7) 33
  Total (all out; 143.1 overs) 339 (2.36 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RGD Willis 29 9 79 1 2.72
  M Hendrick 28 14 39 1 1.39
  IT Botham 38 13 101 6 2.65
  PH Edmonds 12 3 19 0 1.58
  JE Emburey 26.1 12 39 2 1.49
  GA Gooch 10 0 29 0 2.90
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GA Gooch c Boock b Hadlee 2 1 2 0 0 100.00
G Boycott c Hadlee b Bracewell 24 103 73 3 0 32.87
CT Radley c Congdon b Hadlee 77 229 200 9 0 38.50
DI Gower c Wright b Boock 71 180 139 8 0 51.07
JM Brearley* c †Edgar b Hadlee 33 137 91 0 0 36.26
IT Botham c †Edgar b Collinge 21 96 78 3 0 26.92
RW Taylor lbw b Hadlee 1 18 16 0 0 6.25
PH Edmonds c †Edgar b Hadlee 5 22 19 1 0 26.31
JE Emburey b Collinge 2 50 34 0 0 5.88
M Hendrick b Bracewell 12 57 33 0 0 36.36
RGD Willis not out 7 21 16 0 0 43.75
Extras (b 7, lb 5, nb 22) 34
  Total (all out; 112.3 overs) 289 (2.56 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RJ Hadlee 32 9 84 5 2.62
  RO Collinge 30 9 58 2 1.93
  BP Bracewell 19.3 1 68 2 3.48
  SL Boock 25 10 33 1 1.32
  BE Congdon 6 1 12 0 2.00
  New Zealand 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
JG Wright b Botham 12 70 52 1 0 23.07
BA Edgar b Botham 4 20 16 1 0 25.00
RW Anderson c †Taylor b Willis 1 13 15 0 0 6.66
JM Parker c †Taylor b Botham 3 17 15 0 0 20.00
MG Burgess* c Hendrick b Botham 14 58 44 3 0 31.81
BE Congdon c †Taylor b Willis 3 21 17 0 0 17.64
SL Boock c Radley b Willis 0 6 4 0 0 0.00
BP Bracewell c Hendrick b Willis 0 1 3 0 0 0.00
GP Howarth not out 14 55 50 1 0 28.00
RJ Hadlee run out 5 18 5 1 0 100.00
RO Collinge b Botham 0 23 12 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 3, nb 8) 11
  Total (all out; 37.1 overs) 67 (1.80 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RGD Willis 16 8 16 4 1.00
  IT Botham 18.1 4 39 5 2.14
  JE Emburey 3 2 1 0 0.33
  England 2nd innings (target: 118 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
GA Gooch not out 42 136 95 6 0 44.21
G Boycott b Hadlee 4 20 14 1 0 28.57
CT Radley b Hadlee 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
DI Gower c Congdon b Bracewell 46 65 61 5 1 75.40
JM Brearley* not out 8 45 28 1 0 28.57
Extras (lb 3, w 4, nb 11) 18
  Total (3 wickets; 30.5 overs) 118 (3.82 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RJ Hadlee 13.5 2 31 2 2.24
  RO Collinge 6 1 26 0 4.33
  BP Bracewell 6 0 32 1 5.33
  SL Boock 5 1 11 0 2.20

Match details


Toss - New Zealand, who chose to bat
Series - England won the 3-match series 3-0
Test debut - JE Emburey (England)
Player of the match - GP Howarth (New Zealand)
Player of the series - RW Taylor (England)
Umpires - HD Bird and BJ Meyer
Close of play
  • Thu, 24 Aug - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 280/5 (GP Howarth 105*, RW Anderson 8*)
  • Fri, 25 Aug - day 2 - England 1st innings 175/2 (CT Radley 75*, DI Gower 55*)
  • Sat, 26 Aug - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 37/7 (MG Burgess 8*)
  • Sun, 27 Aug - rest day
  • Mon, 28 Aug - day 4 - England 2nd innings 118/3 (30.5 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


General
    • Last tests of Collinge and Congdon.
 
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