Result
1st Test, England tour of New Zealand at Christchurch, Feb 25 - Mar 1 1971
65 & 254
25 ov, target 89
231 & 89/2
England won by 8 wickets
New Zealand 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
GT Dowling (c)c Edrich b Underwood131091221011.92
BAG Murray c †Taylor b Shuttleworth17260014.28
BE Congdon c †Taylor b Shuttleworth12124004.76
RW Morgan c Luckhurst b Shuttleworth618220033.33
MJF Shrimpton c Fletcher b Underwood03229000.00
GM Turner  b Underwood1148451022.91
V Pollard  b Wilson1835364051.42
KJ Wadsworth c Fletcher b Underwood022000.00
RS Cunis  b Underwood067000.00
HJ Howarth st †Taylor b Underwood01113000.00
RO Collinge not out32490012.50
Extras(b 9, lb 1, nb 1, w 1)12
TOTAL(37.6 Ov, RR: 1.29)65
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Bruce Murray), 2-7 (Bevan Congdon), 3-19 (Ross Morgan), 4-28 (Mike Shrimpton), 5-33 (Graham Dowling), 6-54 (Glenn Turner), 7-54 (Ken Wadsworth), 8-62 (Vic Pollard), 9-62 (Bob Cunis), 10-65 (Hedley Howarth)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
P Lever54100.1500
K Shuttleworth811431.3100
BL D'Oliveira31200.5000
DL Underwood11.671260.7600
R Illingworth631201.5000
D Wilson421212.2500
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
BW Luckhurst c †Wadsworth b Collinge1032450031.25
JH Edrich lbw b Cunis1222300054.54
KWR Fletcher  b Collinge426280015.38
JH Hampshire c Turner b Howarth4081947049.38
BL D'Oliveira  b Shrimpton10021621613246.29
R Illingworth (c) b Shrimpton361021104035.29
RW Taylor st †Wadsworth b Howarth435450011.42
D Wilson c Murray b Howarth56101083.33
P Lever  b Howarth43210133.33
K Shuttleworth  b Shrimpton513121038.46
DL Underwood not out065000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 9, nb 1)11
TOTAL(67.5 Ov, RR: 2.56)231
Fall of wickets: 1-20 (John Edrich), 2-26 (Brian Luckhurst), 3-31 (Keith Fletcher), 4-95 (John Hampshire), 5-188 (Ray Illingworth), 6-213 (Basil D'Oliveira), 7-220 (Bob Taylor), 8-224 (Don Wilson), 9-231 (Peter Lever), 10-231 (Ken Shuttleworth)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RO Collinge1223922.4300
RS Cunis1324412.5300
HJ Howarth1974641.8100
V Pollard934503.7500
MJF Shrimpton11.503532.2500
BE Congdon301102.7500
New Zealand 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
GT Dowling (c)c Luckhurst b Lever15300020.00
BAG Murray  b Shuttleworth11410007.14
BE Congdon  b Underwood551401316039.28
GM Turner  b Underwood763153097024.12
RW Morgan  b Underwood022000.00
MJF Shrimpton c Illingworth b Underwood816171050.00
V Pollard lbw b Underwood3487862039.08
KJ Wadsworth c Fletcher b Wilson18100012.50
RS Cunis  b Shuttleworth35911253038.46
HJ Howarth c Illingworth b Underwood2577833032.46
RO Collinge not out726361026.92
Extras(b 6, lb 3, nb 1, w 1)11
TOTAL(97.3 Ov, RR: 1.95)254
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Bruce Murray), 2-6 (Graham Dowling), 3-83 (Bevan Congdon), 4-83 (Ross Morgan), 5-99 (Mike Shrimpton), 6-151 (Vic Pollard), 7-152 (Ken Wadsworth), 8-209 (Glenn Turner), 9-231 (Bob Cunis), 10-254 (Hedley Howarth)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
P Lever1533011.5000
K Shuttleworth1212721.6800
DL Underwood32.378561.9600
R Illingworth1754501.9800
D Wilson2165612.0000
England 2nd Innings (target: 89 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
BW Luckhurst not out29951242030.52
JH Edrich c †Wadsworth b Collinge211160018.18
KWR Fletcher c Howarth b Collinge22523008.00
JH Hampshire not out5169837073.91
Extras(b 1, lb 4)5
TOTAL(25 Ov, RR: 2.67)89/2
Did not bat: BL D'Oliveira, R Illingworth, RW Taylor, D Wilson, P Lever, K Shuttleworth, DL Underwood 
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (John Edrich), 2-11 (Keith Fletcher)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RO Collinge722022.1400
RS Cunis801701.5900
HJ Howarth401703.1800
V Pollard31902.2500
MJF Shrimpton302105.2500
MATCH DETAILS
AMI Stadium, Christchurch
TossNew Zealand , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of New Zealand 1970/71
Series resultEngland led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 681
Season1970/71
Match days25,26,27 February, 1 March 1971 (4-day match)
debut
Bob Taylor
Umpires
Charlie Elliott
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 25 Feb - day 1 - England 1st innings 56/3 (JH Hampshire 19*, BL D'Oliveira 9*)
Fri, 26 Feb - day 2 - New Zealand 2nd innings 54/2 (BE Congdon 34*, GM Turner 15*)
Sat, 27 Feb - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 212/8 (RS Cunis 27*, HJ Howarth 0*)
Sun, 28 Feb - rest day
Mon, 01 Mar - day 4 - England 2nd innings 89/2 (25 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 4
  • day 4 - England 2nd innings 89/2 (25 ov) - end of match
Day 3
  • day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 212/8 (RS Cunis 27*, HJ Howarth 0*)
Day 2
  • day 2 - New Zealand 2nd innings 54/2 (BE Congdon 34*, GM Turner 15*)
Day 1
  • day 1 - England 1st innings 56/3 (JH Hampshire 19*, BL D'Oliveira 9*)
Day 0
  • rest day