Result
4th Test, Auckland, Mar 7-12 1968, India tour of New Zealand
252 & 261/5d
(61.4 ov, target 374)
140 & 101
India won by 272 runs
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
FM Engineer c Bartlett b Motz44-8980-
S Abid Ali c Dowling b Motz1--00-
AL Wadekar c †Ward b Bartlett5---0-
RF Surti c Pollard b Bartlett28---0-
MAK Pataudi (c)c Pollard b Motz51-18360-
CG Borde c Alabaster b Pollard41---0-
ML Jaisimha c Pollard b Alabaster19---0-
V Subramanya run out3--00-
RG Nadkarni c Burgess b Bartlett21---1-
EAS Prasanna not out3--00-
BS Bedi c Murray b Motz0--00-
Extras(b 9, lb 3, nb 22, w 2)36
TOTAL(90.4 Ov, RR: 2.77)252
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Syed Abid Ali), 2-13 (Ajit Wadekar), 3-69 (Farokh Engineer), 4-132 (Rusi Surti), 5-175 (Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi), 6-215 (Chandu Borde), 7-226 (Venkataraman Subramanya), 8-244 (Motganhalli Jaisimha), 9-251 (Bapu Nadkarni), 10-252 (Bishan Bedi)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RC Motz26.4125141.9100
GA Bartlett26116632.5300
BR Taylor1744902.8800
V Pollard84911.1200
JC Alabaster1304113.1500
New Zealand 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GT Dowling (c)c †Engineer b Surti8---0-
BAG Murray c †Engineer b Surti17---0-
BE Congdon c Abid Ali b Nadkarni27---0-
MG Burgess c Subramanya b Prasanna11---0-
BW Sinclair  b Bedi20---0-
V Pollard run out3--00-
GA Bartlett c Wadekar b Prasanna0--00-
BR Taylor c Abid Ali b Bedi7---0-
RC Motz c & b Prasanna18---1-
JT Ward not out10---0-
JC Alabaster c Bedi b Prasanna6---0-
Extras(b 4, nb 9)13
TOTAL(77.1 Ov, RR: 1.81)140
Fall of wickets: 1-30 (Graham Dowling), 2-33 (Bruce Murray), 3-67 (Mark Burgess), 4-74 (Bevan Congdon), 5-77 (Vic Pollard), 6-88 (Gary Bartlett), 7-103 (Bruce Taylor), 8-106 (Barry Sinclair), 9-124 (Dick Motz), 10-140 (Jack Alabaster)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RF Surti1023223.2000
ML Jaisimha731402.0000
RG Nadkarni1461611.1400
EAS Prasanna28.1114441.5600
BS Bedi1782121.2300
V Subramanya11000.0000
India 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
FM Engineer c & b Alabaster48-15050-
S Abid Ali c Murray b Taylor22---0-
AL Wadekar  b Taylor1--00-
RF Surti c Burgess b Bartlett99---0-
MAK Pataudi (c)lbw b Pollard6---0-
CG Borde not out65---0-
ML Jaisimha not out1--00-
Extras(b 6, lb 4, nb 9)19
TOTAL(96 Ov, RR: 2.71)261/5d
Fall of wickets: 1-43 (Syed Abid Ali), 2-48 (Ajit Wadekar), 3-112 (Farokh Engineer), 4-127 (Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi), 5-253 (Rusi Surti)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RC Motz1644402.7500
GA Bartlett1514012.6600
BR Taylor2246022.7200
V Pollard2184212.0000
JC Alabaster2245612.5400
New Zealand 2nd Innings (target: 374 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GT Dowling (c) b Bedi37-137-2-
BAG Murray c Jaisimha b Surti3--00-
BE Congdon c Surti b Nadkarni3--00-
MG Burgess c Bedi b Surti18---0-
BW Sinclair  b Prasanna12---0-
V Pollard  b Bedi0--00-
JT Ward  b Prasanna5---0-
GA Bartlett  b Prasanna11---0-
BR Taylor  b Prasanna0--00-
RC Motz c †Engineer b Bedi6---1-
JC Alabaster not out0--00-
Extras(b 3, lb 2, nb 1)6
TOTAL(61.4 Ov, RR: 1.63)101
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Bruce Murray), 2-15 (Bevan Congdon), 3-55 (Mark Burgess), 4-74 (Graham Dowling), 5-78 (Barry Sinclair), 6-78 (Vic Pollard), 7-94 (John Ward), 8-95 (Gary Bartlett), 9-101 (Bruce Taylor), 10-101 (Dick Motz)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RF Surti1123022.7200
ML Jaisimha31501.6600
RG Nadkarni21110.5000
EAS Prasanna27154041.4800
BS Bedi17.4111430.7900
V Subramanya10505.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Eden Park, Auckland
TossNew Zealand , elected to field first
SeriesIndia tour of New Zealand
Series resultIndia won the 4-match series 3-1
Match numberTest no. 634
Season1967/68
Match days7,8,9,11,12 March 1968 (5-day match)
Umpires
Dennis Copps
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 07 Mar - day 1 - India 1st innings 61/2 (FM Engineer 38*, RF Surti 3*)
Fri, 08 Mar - day 2 - India 1st innings 150/4 (MAK Pataudi 37*, CG Borde 8*)
Sat, 09 Mar - day 3 - New Zealand 1st innings 101/6 (BW Sinclair 17*, BR Taylor 5*)
Sun, 10 Mar - rest day
Mon, 11 Mar - day 4 - India 2nd innings 216/4 (RF Surti 81*, CG Borde 43*)
Tue, 12 Mar - day 5 - New Zealand 2nd innings 101 (61.4 ov) - end of match