2nd Test, Auckland, Feb 25 - Mar 1 1977, Australia tour of New Zealand
229 & 175
(3.5 ov, target 28)
377 & 28/0
Australia won by 10 wickets
New Zealand 1st Innings
GM Turner (c)c †Marsh b Walker4691066.66
GP Howarth c McCosker b Lillee591641969035.97
BE Congdon c †Marsh b Lillee2571933035.21
JM Parker c Cosier b Lillee20831142024.09
MG Burgess c †Marsh b Walters19130011.11
GN Edwards c Lillee b Gilmour514756110108.51
Sir RJ Hadlee c McCosker b Lillee441051364141.90
BL Cairns  b Chappell215320013.33
HJ Howarth  b Walker510161050.00
PJ Petherick c †Marsh b Lillee426250015.38
EJ Chatfield not out0510000.00
Extras(lb 7, nb 7)14
TOTAL(66.3 Ov, RR: 2.58)229
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Glenn Turner), 2-63 (Bevan Congdon), 3-112 (Geoff Howarth), 4-113 (Mark Burgess), 5-121 (John Parker), 6-177 (Jock Edwards), 7-202 (Lance Cairns), 8-211 (Hedley Howarth), 9-228 (Peter Petherick), 10-229 (Sir Richard Hadlee)
DK Lillee17.345152.2000
MHN Walker2466021.8700
GJ Gilmour705616.0000
GS Chappell1342811.6100
KD Walters412013.7500
KJ O'Keeffe11000.0000
Australia 1st Innings
IC Davis  b Chatfield13133610100.00
A Turner c †Edwards b Cairns3065821046.15
RB McCosker c †Edwards b Cairns841862418045.16
GS Chappell (c)run out581601575036.25
GJ Cosier c & b Cairns2156543037.50
KD Walters c Hadlee b Chatfield1640461140.00
RW Marsh lbw b Hadlee49121044.44
GJ Gilmour  b Chatfield64961329166.66
KJ O'Keeffe c Congdon b Hadlee321051343030.47
DK Lillee not out2324304195.83
MHN Walker c Turner b Chatfield911121081.81
Extras(b 9, lb 9, nb 5)23
TOTAL(97.1 Ov, RR: 2.91)377
Fall of wickets: 1-31 (Ian Davis), 2-56 (Alan Turner), 3-171 (Greg Chappell), 4-202 (Rick McCosker), 5-217 (Gary Cosier), 6-221 (Rod Marsh), 7-245 (Doug Walters), 8-338 (Gary Gilmour), 9-364 (Kerry O'Keeffe), 10-377 (Max Walker)
Sir RJ Hadlee28214723.9300
EJ Chatfield27.1310042.7600
BL Cairns2896931.8400
BE Congdon51801.2000
HJ Howarth511602.4000
PJ Petherick421402.6200
New Zealand 2nd Innings
GM Turner (c)c Walters b Lillee2337503062.16
GP Howarth c Turner b Lillee212150016.66
BE Congdon c McCosker b Lillee1590020.00
JM Parker c Turner b Walker512191041.66
MG Burgess  b Walker381001263138.00
GN Edwards c †Marsh b Lillee043000.00
Sir RJ Hadlee  b Chappell8110514610177.14
BL Cairns c Lillee b Walker710211070.00
HJ Howarth lbw b Lillee614221042.85
PJ Petherick  b Lillee13340003.03
EJ Chatfield not out415241026.66
Extras(b 4, lb 2, nb 1)7
TOTAL(42.7 Ov, RR: 3.06)175
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Geoff Howarth), 2-12 (Bevan Congdon), 3-23 (John Parker), 4-31 (Glenn Turner), 5-31 (Jock Edwards), 6-136 (Mark Burgess), 7-162 (Sir Richard Hadlee), 8-163 (Lance Cairns), 9-169 (Hedley Howarth), 10-175 (Peter Petherick)
DK Lillee15.727263.4000
MHN Walker1747033.0800
GJ Gilmour101108.2500
GS Chappell941511.2500
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 28 runs)
IC Davis not out661910100.00
A Turner not out2024192183.33
Extras(lb 1, nb 1)2
TOTAL(3.5 Ov, RR: 5.79)28/0
Sir RJ Hadlee201104.1200
EJ Chatfield1.501506.9200
Eden Park, Auckland
TossAustralia , elected to field first
SeriesAustralia tour of New Zealand
Series resultAustralia won the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 798
Match days25,26,27 February, 1 March 1977 (5-day match)
Dennis Copps
Ralph Gardiner
Balls per over8
Fri, 25 Feb - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 229
Sat, 26 Feb - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 281/7 (GJ Gilmour 29*, KJ O'Keeffe 10*)
Sun, 27 Feb - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 175
Mon, 28 Feb - rest day
Tue, 01 Mar - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 28/0 (3.5 ov) - end of match
  • Australia won with almost two days to spare
  • Lillee (11-123) best test bowling in a Test at Auckland
  • Final test for H.J.Howarth, A.Turner
  • Last test for six years for G.M.Turner; contractual disputes with the NZ Board kept him out of Test cricket until 1982-83