Result
3rd Test, Auckland, Mar 13-18 1981, India tour of New Zealand
238 & 284
(62 ov, target 157)
366 & 95/5
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
New Zealand
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SM Gavaskar (c)c †Smith b Snedden521221023.80
CPS Chauhan c Cairns b Bracewell361321654027.27
DB Vengsarkar c Howarth b Snedden068000.00
SM Patil c †Smith b Cairns19182840105.55
GR Viswanath lbw b Hadlee217230011.76
TE Srinivasan c †Smith b Bracewell2981983035.80
RJ Shastri c & b Cairns545520011.11
SMH Kirmani  b Bracewell782302785033.91
N Kapil Dev  b Cairns410121040.00
NS Yadav c Hadlee b Bracewell432132133020.18
DR Doshi not out316160018.75
Extras(b 5, lb 3, nb 6)14
TOTAL(130.3 Ov, RR: 1.82)238
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Sunil Gavaskar), 2-10 (Dilip Vengsarkar), 3-43 (Sandeep Patil), 4-50 (Gundappa Viswanath), 5-97 (Chetan Chauhan), 6-100 (Tirumalai Srinivasan), 7-114 (Ravi Shastri), 8-124 (Kapil Dev), 9-229 (Shivlal Yadav), 10-238 (Syed Kirmani)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Sir RJ Hadlee27114911.8100
MC Snedden2275222.3600
BL Cairns27133731.3700
JV Coney911401.5500
JG Bracewell42.3176141.4300
GP Howarth301103.6600
New Zealand 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JG Wright c †Kirmani b Chauhan11043446010125.34
BA Edgar c Shastri b Patil025000.00
JF Reid c Viswanath b Shastri742692725027.50
GP Howarth (c)c sub b Shastri01715000.00
JV Coney c & b Doshi652072617031.40
GN Edwards c & b Doshi3450614068.00
Sir RJ Hadlee c Chauhan b Yadav075000.00
BL Cairns c Gavaskar b Shastri4172984156.94
IDS Smith  b Shastri1023272043.47
JG Bracewell lbw b Shastri13831002.63
MC Snedden not out0710000.00
Extras(b 14, lb 10, nb 7)31
TOTAL(186 Ov, RR: 1.96)366
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Bruce Edgar), 2-148 (John Reid), 3-152 (Geoff Howarth), 4-251 (John Wright), 5-301 (Jock Edwards), 6-302 (Sir Richard Hadlee), 7-332 (Jeremy Coney), 8-354 (Ian Smith), 9-365 (John Bracewell), 10-366 (Lance Cairns)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
N Kapil Dev2063401.7000
SM Patil64210.3300
NS Yadav3389112.7500
DR Doshi69347921.1400
RJ Shastri561312552.2300
CPS Chauhan20412.0000
India 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SM Gavaskar (c)c Wright b Bracewell331011155032.67
CPS Chauhan c Cairns b Bracewell752860013.46
TE Srinivasan c Wright b Cairns191051193018.09
GR Viswanath run out461371536033.57
DB Vengsarkar not out521842425028.26
SM Patil  b Bracewell57931008161.29
N Kapil Dev c Edgar b Cairns1417242182.35
SMH Kirmani  b Bracewell1530020.00
RJ Shastri run out934302026.47
NS Yadav c †Smith b Bracewell1540020.00
DR Doshi  b Cairns2460050.00
Extras(b 23, lb 7, nb 13)43
TOTAL(120.5 Ov, RR: 2.35)284
Fall of wickets: 1-43 (Chetan Chauhan), 2-50 (Sunil Gavaskar), 3-93 (Tirumalai Srinivasan), 4-143 (Gundappa Viswanath), 5-236 (Sandeep Patil), 6-260 (Kapil Dev), 7-261 (Syed Kirmani), 8-277 (Ravi Shastri), 9-279 (Shivlal Yadav), 10-284 (Dilip Doshi)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Sir RJ Hadlee2136503.0900
MC Snedden1344003.0700
BL Cairns35.5164731.3100
JV Coney41300.7500
JG Bracewell41197551.8200
GP Howarth631101.8300
New Zealand 2nd Innings (target: 157 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JG Wright not out331942182017.01
BA Edgar c †Kirmani b Kapil Dev1790014.28
GN Edwards c & b Shastri47961322148.95
Sir RJ Hadlee  b Shastri211120018.18
GP Howarth (c)c Chauhan b Doshi24952004.08
JF Reid lbw b Doshi066000.00
JV Coney not out012000.00
Extras(b 3, lb 4, nb 3)10
TOTAL(62 Ov, RR: 1.53)95/5
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Bruce Edgar), 2-83 (Jock Edwards), 3-87 (Sir Richard Hadlee), 4-94 (Geoff Howarth), 5-95 (John Reid)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
N Kapil Dev1061511.5000
SM Patil40802.0000
NS Yadav1142001.8100
DR Doshi1991820.9400
RJ Shastri1882421.3300
MATCH DETAILS
Eden Park, Auckland
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of New Zealand
Player Of The Match
John Wright
Ravi Shastri
Player Of The Series
John Reid
Series resultNew Zealand won the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 899
Season1980/81
Match days13,14,15,17,18 March 1981 (5-day match)
Test debut
Tirumalai Srinivasan
Umpires
Steve Woodward
Fred Goodall
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 13 Mar - day 1 - India 1st innings 184/8 (SMH Kirmani 42*, NS Yadav 28*)
Sat, 14 Mar - day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 127/1 (JG Wright 55*, JF Reid 66*)
Sun, 15 Mar - day 3 - New Zealand 1st innings 357/8 (BL Cairns 34*, JG Bracewell 0*)
Mon, 16 Mar - rest day
Tue, 17 Mar - day 4 - India 2nd innings 197/4 (DB Vengsarkar 20*, SM Patil 36*)
Wed, 18 Mar - day 5 - New Zealand 2nd innings 95/5 (62 ov) - end of match