2nd Test, Christchurch, Feb 24 - Mar 1 1978, England tour of New Zealand
418 & 96/4d
(27 ov, target 280)
235 & 105
England won by 174 runs
England 1st Innings
BC Rose c Howarth b Chatfield1122601050.00
G Boycott (c)lbw b Collinge831331025.80
DW Randall c Burgess b Hadlee078000.00
GRJ Roope c Burgess b Hadlee501852355027.02
G Miller c Congdon b Collinge8927333810032.60
CT Radley c †Lees b Hadlee1546472032.60
IT Botham c †Lees b Boock10328831312135.76
RW Taylor run out452172834020.73
CM Old  b Hadlee812142066.66
PH Edmonds c †Lees b Collinge5070758171.42
RGD Willis not out620660030.00
Extras(b 14, lb 9, nb 10)33
TOTAL(145.5 Ov, RR: 2.15)418
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Sir Geoff Boycott), 2-18 (Derek Randall), 3-26 (Brian Rose), 3-103* (Geoff Miller, retired not out ), 4-127 (Clive Radley), 5-128 (Graham Roope), 6-288 (Bob Taylor), 7-294 (Sir Ian Botham), 8-305 (Chris Old), 9-375 (Phil Edmonds), 10-418 (Geoff Miller)
Sir RJ Hadlee431014742.5600
RO Collinge26.568932.5000
EJ Chatfield3789411.9000
BE Congdon18111400.5800
SL Boock21114111.4600
New Zealand 1st Innings
JG Wright c & b Edmonds44775108.51
RW Anderson  b Edmonds621621868038.27
GP Howarth c Edmonds b Willis55256009.61
MG Burgess (c)c Roope b Botham291521893019.07
BE Congdon lbw b Botham2064732031.25
JM Parker not out531652265032.12
WK Lees c Miller b Botham0910000.00
Sir RJ Hadlee  b Edmonds1350033.33
RO Collinge c Edmonds b Botham3263934050.79
SL Boock c †Taylor b Edmonds22727007.40
EJ Chatfield c Edmonds b Botham326250011.53
Extras(b 4, lb 1, nb 19)24
TOTAL(92.7 Ov, RR: 1.89)235
Fall of wickets: 1-37 (John Wright), 2-52 (Geoff Howarth), 3-82 (Robert Anderson), 4-119 (Bevan Congdon), 5-148 (Mark Burgess), 6-151 (Warren Lees), 7-153 (Sir Richard Hadlee), 8-211 (Richard Collinge), 9-216 (Stephen Boock), 10-235 (Ewen Chatfield)
RGD Willis2054511.6800
CM Old1445502.9400
IT Botham24.767352.2000
PH Edmonds34113840.8300
England 2nd Innings
BC Rose c †Lees b Collinge740790017.50
G Boycott (c)run out26801203032.50
DW Randall run out1316211081.25
IT Botham not out3031463096.77
CM Old  b Collinge1370033.33
GRJ Roope not out910191090.00
Extras(b 4, lb 3, nb 3)10
TOTAL(22 Ov, RR: 3.27)96/4d
Fall of wickets: 1-25 (Brian Rose), 2-47 (Derek Randall), 3-67 (Sir Geoff Boycott), 4-74 (Chris Old)
Sir RJ Hadlee611702.1200
RO Collinge922922.4100
EJ Chatfield502203.3000
BE Congdon201806.7500
New Zealand 2nd Innings (target: 280 runs)
JG Wright c Roope b Willis085000.00
RW Anderson  b Willis1539802038.46
GP Howarth c Edmonds b Old11929005.26
MG Burgess (c)not out613331046.15
BE Congdon c Botham b Willis056000.00
JM Parker c Botham b Edmonds1653642030.18
WK Lees  b Willis011000.00
Sir RJ Hadlee c Botham b Edmonds3962808062.90
RO Collinge c Miller b Botham0511000.00
SL Boock c †Taylor b Botham01111000.00
EJ Chatfield lbw b Botham618141033.33
Extras(lb 6, nb 16)22
TOTAL(27 Ov, RR: 2.91)105
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (John Wright), 2-14 (Geoff Howarth), 2-18* (Mark Burgess, retired not out ), 3-19 (Bevan Congdon), 4-25 (Robert Anderson), 5-25 (Warren Lees), 6-59 (John Parker), 7-81 (Richard Collinge), 8-90 (Stephen Boock), 9-95 (Sir Richard Hadlee), 10-105 (Ewen Chatfield)
RGD Willis721441.5000
CM Old74910.9600
IT Botham713834.0700
PH Edmonds622222.7500
AMI Stadium, Christchurch
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of New Zealand
Series result3-match series level 1-1
Match numberTest no. 818
Match days24,25,26,28 February, 1 March 1978 (5-day match)
Test debut
Clive Radley
Robert Monteith
Fred Goodall
Balls per over8
Fri, 24 Feb - day 1 - England 1st innings 172/5 (IT Botham 22*, RW Taylor 18*)
Sat, 25 Feb - day 2 - England 1st innings 394/9 (G Miller 66*, RGD Willis 5*)
Sun, 26 Feb - day 3 - New Zealand 1st innings 122/4 (MG Burgess 16*, JM Parker 0*)
Mon, 27 Feb - rest day
Tue, 28 Feb - day 4 - England 2nd innings 96/4 (IT Botham 30*, GRJ Roope 9*)
Wed, 01 Mar - day 5 - New Zealand 2nd innings 105 (27 ov) - end of match
  • Ian Botham became only the 2nd Englishman to take 5 wickets in an innings and score a century in the same test (Tony Greig was 1st).
  • G Miller (1) retired hurt on 31* from 103/3 to 288/6
  • MG Burgess (2) retired hurt on 1* from 18/2 to 95/9