Result
1st Test, The Oval, Jul 14-18 1983, New Zealand tour of England
209 & 446/6d
(110.1 ov, target 460)
196 & 270
England won by 189 runs
Player Of The Match
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Fowler lbw b Hadlee11920005.26
CJ Tavare run out451051195042.85
DI Gower  b Hadlee1118162061.11
AJ Lamb  b Cairns2444524054.54
IT Botham  b Hadlee1532462046.87
DW Randall not out751281707058.59
VJ Marks c †Lees b Hadlee411110036.36
PH Edmonds c & b Bracewell1239351030.76
RW Taylor lbw b Hadlee01314000.00
RGD Willis (c)c JJ Crowe b Bracewell410130040.00
NG Cowans  b Hadlee310120030.00
Extras(b 6, lb 6, nb 3)15
TOTAL(70.4 Ov, RR: 2.95)209
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Graeme Fowler), 2-18 (David Gower), 3-67 (Allan Lamb), 3-73* (Chris Tavaré, retired not out ), 4-104 (Sir Ian Botham), 5-116 (Vic Marks), 6-154 (Chris Tavaré), 7-184 (Phil Edmonds), 8-191 (Bob Taylor), 9-202 (Bob Willis), 10-209 (Norman Cowans)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Sir RJ Hadlee23.465362.2300
EJ Chatfield1734802.8200
BL Cairns1736313.7000
JG Bracewell841622.0000
MD Crowe501402.8000
New Zealand 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JG Wright c Gower b Willis032000.00
BA Edgar c †Taylor b Willis12561211021.42
JJ Crowe c Randall b Willis049000.00
GP Howarth (c) b Cowans429340013.79
MD Crowe  b Willis02943000.00
JV Coney run out44661054066.66
Sir RJ Hadlee c & b Botham8478136121107.69
JG Bracewell c & b Botham726260026.92
WK Lees not out3146544067.39
BL Cairns c Lamb b Botham2680033.33
EJ Chatfield c Willis b Botham059000.00
Extras(lb 6, nb 6)12
TOTAL(57 Ov, RR: 3.43)196
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (John Wright), 2-1 (Jeff Crowe), 3-10 (Geoff Howarth), 4-17 (Martin Crowe), 5-41 (Bruce Edgar), 6-125 (Jeremy Coney), 7-149 (John Bracewell), 8-182 (Sir Richard Hadlee), 9-188 (Lance Cairns), 10-196 (Ewen Chatfield)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RGD Willis2084342.1500
NG Cowans1936013.1500
IT Botham1626243.8700
PH Edmonds201909.5000
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Fowler run out1052993188035.11
CJ Tavare c Howarth b Bracewell10925930611042.08
DI Gower c Howarth b Hadlee2575973033.33
AJ Lamb not out10229334810034.81
IT Botham run out2644673059.09
DW Randall c Coney b Hadlee322200013.63
VJ Marks c MD Crowe b Bracewell218320011.11
PH Edmonds not out431241435034.67
Extras(b 8, lb 23)31
TOTAL(189.2 Ov, RR: 2.35)446/6d
Fall of wickets: 1-223 (Chris Tavaré), 2-225 (Graeme Fowler), 3-269 (David Gower), 4-322 (Sir Ian Botham), 5-329 (Derek Randall), 6-336 (Vic Marks)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Sir RJ Hadlee37.279922.6500
EJ Chatfield3598502.4200
BL Cairns3076702.2300
JG Bracewell541311522.1200
MD Crowe30903.0000
JV Coney27113901.4400
GP Howarth32100.3300
New Zealand 2nd Innings (target: 460 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JG Wright run out8818823211046.80
BA Edgar c †Taylor b Willis314200021.42
JJ Crowe c Lamb b Willis920250045.00
GP Howarth (c)c †Taylor b Edmonds672262596029.64
MD Crowe c †Taylor b Edmonds331071033030.84
JV Coney lbw b Marks29110022.22
Sir RJ Hadlee c †Taylor b Marks1136431130.55
WK Lees run out833372024.24
JG Bracewell c Gower b Marks067000.00
BL Cairns c Willis b Edmonds32201914160.00
EJ Chatfield not out1081620125.00
Extras(b 3, lb 1, nb 3)7
TOTAL(110.1 Ov, RR: 2.45)270
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Bruce Edgar), 2-26 (Jeff Crowe), 3-146 (John Wright), 4-197 (Geoff Howarth), 5-202 (Jeremy Coney), 6-210 (Martin Crowe), 7-228 (Sir Richard Hadlee), 8-228 (John Bracewell), 9-228 (Warren Lees), 10-270 (Lance Cairns)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RGD Willis1232622.1600
NG Cowans1124103.7200
IT Botham401704.2500
PH Edmonds40.11610132.5100
VJ Marks43207831.8100
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of England
Player Of The Match
Sir Richard Hadlee
Series resultEngland led the 4-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 957
Season1983
Match days14,15,16,17,18 July 1983 (5-day match)
Umpires
Dickie Bird
David Evans
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 14 Jul - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 17/3 (BA Edgar 10*, MD Crowe 0*)
Fri, 15 Jul - day 2 - England 2nd innings 146/0 (G Fowler 60*, CJ Tavare 78*)
Sat, 16 Jul - day 3 - England 2nd innings 340/6 (AJ Lamb 48*, PH Edmonds 4*)
Sun, 17 Jul - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 130/2 (JG Wright 79*, GP Howarth 32*)
Mon, 18 Jul - day 5 - New Zealand 2nd innings 270 (110.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • CJ Tavare (1) retired hurt on 22* from 73/3 to 116/5