New Zealand in England Test Series - 3rd Test

England v New Zealand

England won by 7 wickets

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)
Fall of wickets 1-65 (Wright), 2-70 (Edgar), 3-117 (Parker), 4-247 (Burgess), 5-253 (Congdon), 6-290 (Anderson), 7-290 (Hadlee), 8-321 (Howarth), 9-333 (Collinge), 10-339 (Bracewell)
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)
Fall of wickets 1-2 (Gooch), 2-66 (Boycott), 3-180 (Radley), 4-211 (Gower), 5-249 (Brearley), 6-255 (Taylor), 7-258 (Botham), 8-263 (Edmonds), 9-274 (Emburey), 10-289 (Hendrick)
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)
Fall of wickets 1-10 (Edgar), 2-14 (Anderson), 3-20 (Parker), 4-29 (Wright), 5-33 (Congdon), 6-37 (Boock), 7-37 (Bracewell), 8-43 (Burgess), 9-57 (Hadlee), 10-67 (Collinge)
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)
Did not bat IT Botham, RW Taylor, PH Edmonds, JE Emburey, M Hendrick, RGD Willis
Fall of wickets 1-14 (Boycott), 2-14 (Radley), 3-84 (Gower)
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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Series Results
England v New Zealand at Lord's - Aug 24-28, 1978
England won by 7 wickets
England v New Zealand at Nottingham - Aug 10-14, 1978
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England v New Zealand at The Oval - Jul 27-Aug 1, 1978
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Aug 23, 1978

Umpires Dickie Bird and Barry Meyer try out the Weston photometers which they will use to test the light during the Lord's Test against New Zealand. The person in the middle is Patrick Eager, August 23, 1978

Umpires Dickie Bird and Barry Meyer try out the Weston photometers

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