Result
3rd Test, Lord's, Aug 24-28 1978, New Zealand tour of England and Netherlands
339 & 67
(30.5 ov, target 118)
289 & 118/3
England won by 7 wickets
Player Of The Match
New Zealand
New Zealand 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JG Wright c Edmonds b Botham1776902022.36
BA Edgar c Edmonds b Emburey39881107044.31
GP Howarth c †Taylor b Botham12329133614042.26
JM Parker lbw b Hendrick1448591029.16
MG Burgess (c)lbw b Botham681451448046.89
BE Congdon c Emburey b Botham2890025.00
RW Anderson  b Botham1646440034.78
Sir RJ Hadlee c Brearley b Botham045000.00
RO Collinge c Emburey b Willis1975832025.33
SL Boock not out46064006.66
BP Bracewell st †Taylor b Emburey426241015.38
Extras(b 4, lb 18, nb 7, w 4)33
TOTAL(143.1 Ov, RR: 2.36)339
Fall of wickets: 1-65 (John Wright), 2-70 (Bruce Edgar), 3-117 (John Parker), 4-247 (Mark Burgess), 5-253 (Bevan Congdon), 6-290 (Robert Anderson), 7-290 (Sir Richard Hadlee), 8-321 (Geoff Howarth), 9-333 (Richard Collinge), 10-339 (Brendon Bracewell)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RGD Willis2997912.7200
M Hendrick28143911.3900
IT Botham381310162.6500
PH Edmonds1231901.5800
JE Emburey26.1123921.4900
GA Gooch1002902.9000
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GA Gooch c Boock b Hadlee22100100.00
G Boycott c Hadlee b Bracewell24731033032.87
CT Radley c Congdon b Hadlee772002299038.50
DI Gower c Wright b Boock711391808051.07
JM Brearley (c)c †Edgar b Hadlee33911370036.26
IT Botham c †Edgar b Collinge2178963026.92
RW Taylor lbw b Hadlee11618006.25
PH Edmonds c †Edgar b Hadlee519221026.31
JE Emburey  b Collinge23450005.88
M Hendrick  b Bracewell1233570036.36
RGD Willis not out716210043.75
Extras(b 7, lb 5, nb 22)34
TOTAL(112.3 Ov, RR: 2.56)289
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Graham Gooch), 2-66 (Sir Geoff Boycott), 3-180 (Clive Radley), 4-211 (David Gower), 5-249 (Mike Brearley), 6-255 (Bob Taylor), 7-258 (Sir Ian Botham), 8-263 (Phil Edmonds), 9-274 (John Emburey), 10-289 (Mike Hendrick)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Sir RJ Hadlee3298452.6200
RO Collinge3095821.9300
BP Bracewell19.316823.4800
SL Boock25103311.3200
BE Congdon611202.0000
New Zealand 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JG Wright  b Botham1252701023.07
BA Edgar  b Botham416201025.00
RW Anderson c †Taylor b Willis11513006.66
JM Parker c †Taylor b Botham315170020.00
MG Burgess (c)c Hendrick b Botham1444583031.81
BE Congdon c †Taylor b Willis317210017.64
SL Boock c Radley b Willis046000.00
BP Bracewell c Hendrick b Willis031000.00
GP Howarth not out1450551028.00
Sir RJ Hadlee run out551810100.00
RO Collinge  b Botham01223000.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 8)11
TOTAL(37.1 Ov, RR: 1.8)67
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Bruce Edgar), 2-14 (Robert Anderson), 3-20 (John Parker), 4-29 (John Wright), 5-33 (Bevan Congdon), 6-37 (Stephen Boock), 7-37 (Brendon Bracewell), 8-43 (Mark Burgess), 9-57 (Sir Richard Hadlee), 10-67 (Richard Collinge)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RGD Willis1681641.0000
IT Botham18.143952.1400
JE Emburey32100.3300
England 2nd Innings (target: 118 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GA Gooch not out42951366044.21
G Boycott  b Hadlee414201028.57
CT Radley  b Hadlee011000.00
DI Gower c Congdon b Bracewell4661655175.40
JM Brearley (c)not out828451028.57
Extras(lb 3, nb 11, w 4)18
TOTAL(30.5 Ov, RR: 3.82)118/3
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Sir Geoff Boycott), 2-14 (Clive Radley), 3-84 (David Gower)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Sir RJ Hadlee13.523122.2400
RO Collinge612604.3300
BP Bracewell603215.3300
SL Boock511102.2000
MATCH DETAILS
Lord's, London
TossNew Zealand , elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of England and Netherlands
Player Of The Match
Geoff Howarth
Player Of The Series
Bob Taylor
Series resultEngland won the 3-match series 3-0
Match numberTest no. 830
Season1978
Match days24,25,26,28 August 1978 (5-day match)
Test debut
John Emburey
Umpires
Barrie Meyer
Dickie Bird
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.