Result
3rd Test, The Oval, Aug 21-26 1969, New Zealand tour of England
150 & 229
(52.3 ov, target 138)
242 & 138/2
England won by 8 wickets
Player Of The Series
New Zealand 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
BAG Murray  b Snow213120015.38
GM Turner c Sharpe b Underwood531641774032.31
BE Congdon c Sharpe b Underwood241201272020.00
GT Dowling (c)c Edrich b Illingworth1448453029.16
BF Hastings  b Illingworth2169851030.43
V Pollard st †Knott b Illingworth1336232036.11
BR Taylor c Denness b Underwood046000.00
KJ Wadsworth c Arnold b Underwood215110013.33
RC Motz c Arnold b Underwood1627222059.25
RS Cunis c Illingworth b Underwood011000.00
HJ Howarth not out043000.00
Extras(nb 5)5
TOTAL(82.3 Ov, RR: 1.81)150
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Bruce Murray), 2-77 (Bevan Congdon), 3-90 (Glenn Turner), 4-96 (Graham Dowling), 5-118 (Vic Pollard), 6-119 (Bruce Taylor), 7-123 (Ken Wadsworth), 8-150 (Dick Motz), 9-150 (Bob Cunis), 10-150 (Brian Hastings)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GG Arnold821301.6200
JA Snow1042212.2000
A Ward501002.0000
R Illingworth32.3135531.6900
DL Underwood26124161.5700
BL D'Oliveira10404.0000
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JH Edrich  b Howarth681741769039.08
G Boycott  b Cunis461141365040.35
MH Denness c †Wadsworth b Cunis24347004.65
PJ Sharpe lbw b Motz481021336047.05
BL D'Oliveira c Cunis b Howarth17150014.28
APE Knott c Murray b Taylor2146431045.65
R Illingworth (c)c †Wadsworth b Taylor419200021.05
GG Arnold  b Taylor11712005.88
DL Underwood lbw b Taylor31160027.27
JA Snow not out2141432151.21
A Ward c Turner b Cunis21152240140.00
Extras(lb 5, nb 1)6
TOTAL(98 Ov, RR: 2.46)242
Fall of wickets: 1-88 (Sir Geoff Boycott), 2-118 (John Edrich), 3-118 (Mike Denness), 4-131 (Basil D'Oliveira), 5-174 (Alan Knott), 6-180 (Ray Illingworth), 7-188 (Geoff Arnold), 8-192 (Derek Underwood), 9-202 (Phil Sharpe), 10-242 (Alan Ward)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RC Motz1965412.8400
BR Taylor2194742.2300
RS Cunis1934932.5700
HJ Howarth34146621.9400
V Pollard512004.0000
New Zealand 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
BAG Murray c & b Underwood531400016.12
GM Turner  b Underwood2556545044.64
BE Congdon c †Knott b Ward3096952031.25
GT Dowling (c)lbw b Snow301401703021.42
BF Hastings c †Knott b Ward612152186028.37
V Pollard c Denness b Underwood923321039.13
BR Taylor st †Knott b Underwood4681066.66
KJ Wadsworth c †Knott b Snow1042570023.80
RC Motz c Denness b Underwood1158741018.96
RS Cunis lbw b Underwood739380017.94
HJ Howarth not out4880050.00
Extras(b 3, lb 11, nb 19)33
TOTAL(116.3 Ov, RR: 1.96)229
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Bruce Murray), 2-39 (Glenn Turner), 3-88 (Bevan Congdon), 4-124 (Graham Dowling), 5-153 (Vic Pollard), 6-159 (Bruce Taylor), 7-200 (Ken Wadsworth), 8-206 (Brian Hastings), 9-224 (Bob Cunis), 10-229 (Dick Motz)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GG Arnold1031701.7000
JA Snow2145222.4700
A Ward18102821.5500
R Illingworth1592001.3300
DL Underwood38.3156061.5500
BL D'Oliveira1491901.3500
England 2nd Innings (target: 138 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JH Edrich c †Wadsworth b Cunis2257673038.59
G Boycott  b Cunis819220042.10
MH Denness not out551351417040.74
PJ Sharpe not out45106965042.45
Extras(b 2, lb 4, nb 2)8
TOTAL(52.3 Ov, RR: 2.62)138/2
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Sir Geoff Boycott), 2-56 (John Edrich)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RC Motz9.313503.6800
BR Taylor401102.7500
RS Cunis1133623.2700
HJ Howarth23103201.3900
V Pollard511603.2000
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossNew Zealand , elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of England
Player Of The Series
Derek Underwood
Series resultEngland won the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 658
Season1969
Match days21,22,23,25,26 August 1969 (5-day match)
Test debut
Mike Denness
Umpires
Arthur Fagg
Tom Spencer
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 21 Aug - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 123/7 (BF Hastings 11*)
Fri, 22 Aug - day 2 - England 1st innings 174/5 (PJ Sharpe 34*, R Illingworth 0*)
Sat, 23 Aug - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 71/2 (BE Congdon 18*, GT Dowling 13*)
Sun, 24 Aug - rest day
Mon, 25 Aug - day 4 - England 2nd innings 32/1 (JH Edrich 18*, MH Denness 4*)
Tue, 26 Aug - day 5 - England 2nd innings 138/2 (52.3 ov) - end of match