2nd Test, Napier, Feb 16-21 1979, Pakistan tour of New Zealand
(86 ov)
360 & 234/3d
Match drawn
Pakistan 1st Innings
Majid Khan c †Lees b Cairns29-6350-
Talat Ali  b Hadlee4---0-
Zaheer Abbas c Parker b Cairns2--00-
Javed Miandad run out26-18430-
Asif Iqbal  b Cairns104-237100-
Mushtaq Mohammad (c)c †Lees b Hadlee24-14820-
Wasim Raja lbw b Hadlee74-172100-
Imran Khan c †Lees b Hadlee3--00-
Sarfraz Nawaz c Edgar b Coney31--50-
Wasim Bari not out37--30-
Sikander Bakht lbw b Troup19-7120-
Extras(b 2, lb 3, nb 2)7
TOTAL(104.5 Ov, RR: 2.58)360
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Talat Ali), 2-23 (Zaheer Abbas), 3-42 (Majid Khan), 4-128 (Javed Miandad), 5-180 (Asif Iqbal), 6-221 (Mushtaq Mohammad), 7-228 (Imran Khan), 8-283 (Sarfraz Nawaz), 9-313 (Wasim Raja), 10-360 (Sikander Bakht)
Sir RJ Hadlee25310143.0300
BL Cairns1918633.3900
GB Troup22.528612.8500
SL Boock1234102.5600
JV Coney2593811.1400
GP Howarth10100.7500
New Zealand 1st Innings
BA Edgar c Mushtaq Mohammad b Imran Khan3--00-
JG Wright c Javed Miandad b Sikander Bakht88-309120-
GP Howarth  b Sikander Bakht114-280111-
JM Parker lbw b Sikander Bakht3--00-
MG Burgess (c)c Javed Miandad b Imran Khan40-8432-
JV Coney lbw b Sikander Bakht69-26350-
SL Boock  b Imran Khan4---0-
WK Lees  b Imran Khan8---0-
Sir RJ Hadlee c Sikander Bakht b Imran Khan11---0-
BL Cairns c Zaheer Abbas b Mushtaq Mohammad13---0-
GB Troup not out3--00-
Extras(b 10, lb 14, nb 22)46
TOTAL(101.3 Ov, RR: 2.97)402
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Bruce Edgar), 2-219 (John Wright), 3-230 (John Parker), 4-241 (Geoff Howarth), 5-292 (Mark Burgess), 6-301 (Stephen Boock), 7-318 (Warren Lees), 8-351 (Sir Richard Hadlee), 9-388 (Jeremy Coney), 10-402 (Lance Cairns)
Imran Khan33610652.4000
Sarfraz Nawaz2659002.5900
Sikander Bakht1726742.9500
Mushtaq Mohammad17.307013.0200
Wasim Raja311002.5000
Majid Khan511301.9500
Pakistan 2nd Innings
Majid Khan not out119-411130-
Talat Ali  b Hadlee13---0-
Zaheer Abbas c & b Boock40--40-
Mushtaq Mohammad (c)c Cairns b Boock28-9420-
Imran Khan not out27-4840-
Extras(b 2, lb 1, w 4)7
TOTAL(86 Ov, RR: 2.04)234/3d
Fall of wickets: 1-27 (Talat Ali), 2-110 (Zaheer Abbas), 3-188 (Mushtaq Mohammad)
Sir RJ Hadlee1415613.0000
BL Cairns1122301.5600
GB Troup1632501.1700
SL Boock3067721.9200
JV Coney1022101.5700
GP Howarth512503.7500
McLean Park, Napier
TossPakistan , elected to bat first
SeriesPakistan tour of New Zealand
Series resultPakistan led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 847
Match days16,17,18,19,20,21 February 1979 (5-day match)
Steve Woodward
Fred Goodall
Balls per over8
Fri, 16 Feb - day 1 - Pakistan 1st innings 206/5 (Mushtaq Mohammad 23*, Wasim Raja 15*)
Sat, 17 Feb - day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 25/1 (JG Wright 15*, GP Howarth 0*)
Sun, 18 Feb - day 3 - no play
Mon, 19 Feb - day 4 - New Zealand 1st innings 298/5 (JV Coney 16*, SL Boock 4*)
Tue, 20 Feb - day 5 - Pakistan 2nd innings 24/0 (Majid Khan 10*, Talat Ali 13*)
Wed, 21 Feb - day 6 - Pakistan 2nd innings 234/3d (86 ov) - end of match
  • This was not only the first test match to be played at Napier, it was also the first in New Zealand to be played anywhere outside the four main centres. Napier became the 50th test match venue.
  • Match extended by 1 day (after the 3rd day washout, the match continued on the scheduled rest day)