1st Test, New Zealand tour of England at Birmingham, May 27 - Jun 1 1965
(30.5 ov, target 95)
435 & 96/1
116 & 413
England won by 9 wickets
England 1st Innings
G Boycott c †Dick b Motz23-105-0-
RW Barber  b Motz31---0-
ER Dexter c †Dick b Motz57-13480-
KF Barrington c †Dick b Collinge137-437111-
MC Cowdrey  b Collinge85--100-
MJK Smith (c)lbw b Collinge0--00-
JM Parks c Cameron b Reid34-28-0-
FJ Titmus c Congdon b Motz13-55-0-
TW Cartwright  b Motz4---0-
FS Trueman c Pollard b Cameron3--00-
FE Rumsey not out21---0-
Extras(b 10, lb 6, nb 11)27
TOTAL(156.4 Ov, RR: 2.77)435
Fall of wickets: 1-54 (Bob Barber), 2-76 (Sir Geoff Boycott), 3-164 (Ted Dexter), 4-300 (Colin Cowdrey), 5-300 (Mike Smith), 6-335 (Jim Parks), 7-368 (Fred Titmus), 8-391 (Tom Cartwright), 9-394 (Fred Trueman), 10-435 (Ken Barrington)
RO Collinge29.486332.1200
FJ Cameron431011712.7200
RC Motz431410852.5100
V Pollard1846003.3300
BE Congdon721702.4200
JR Reid1654312.6800
New Zealand 1st Innings
GT Dowling  b Titmus32---0-
BE Congdon c Smith b Titmus24-76-0-
BW Sinclair  b Titmus14---0-
JR Reid (c) b Trueman2--00-
B Sutcliffe retired hurt4---0-
RW Morgan c †Parks b Barber22---0-
AE Dick c Titmus b Cartwright0--00-
V Pollard lbw b Titmus4---0-
RC Motz c Trueman b Cartwright0--00-
RO Collinge c Dexter b Barber4---0-
FJ Cameron not out4---0-
Extras(b 1, lb 1, nb 4)6
TOTAL(63 Ov, RR: 1.84)116
Fall of wickets: 1-54 (Bevan Congdon), 2-63 (Graham Dowling), 3-67 (John Reid), 3-75* (Bert Sutcliffe, retired not out ), 4-86 (Barry Sinclair), 5-97 (Artie Dick), 6-104 (Vic Pollard), 7-105 (Dick Motz), 8-108 (Ross Morgan), 9-115 (Richard Collinge), 9-116* (Bert Sutcliffe, retired not out )
FE Rumsey922202.4400
FS Trueman1834912.7200
FJ Titmus26171840.6900
TW Cartwright731422.0000
RW Barber32722.3300
New Zealand 2nd Innings (following on)
GT Dowling  b Barber41-136-0-
BE Congdon  b Titmus47---1-
BW Sinclair st †Parks b Barber2--00-
JR Reid (c)c Barrington b Titmus44-5171-
RW Morgan lbw b Trueman43--60-
AE Dick  b Barber42-6970-
B Sutcliffe c Titmus b Dexter53--40-
V Pollard not out81-240120-
RC Motz c & b Barber21-3340-
RO Collinge c †Parks b Trueman9---0-
FJ Cameron  b Trueman0--00-
Extras(b 17, lb 11, nb 2)30
Fall of wickets: 1-72 (Barry Sinclair), 2-105 (Graham Dowling), 3-131 (John Reid), 4-145 (Bevan Congdon), 5-220 (Artie Dick), 6-249 (Ross Morgan), 7-353 (Bert Sutcliffe), 8-386 (Dick Motz), 9-413 (Richard Collinge), 10-413 (Frank Cameron)
FE Rumsey1753201.8800
FS Trueman32.487932.4100
FJ Titmus59308521.4400
TW Cartwright1261201.0000
RW Barber451513242.9300
KF Barrington502505.0000
ER Dexter511813.6000
England 2nd Innings (target: 95 runs)
G Boycott not out44-103-0-
RW Barber c sub b Morgan51-100-0-
ER Dexter not out00100-
Extras(nb 1)1
TOTAL(30.5 Ov, RR: 3.11)96/1
Fall of wickets: 1-92 (Bob Barber)
RO Collinge511402.8000
FJ Cameron301103.6600
RC Motz1333402.6100
V Pollard10505.0000
BE Congdon21603.0000
JR Reid52701.4000
RW Morgan1.501819.8100
Edgbaston, Birmingham
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of England
Series resultEngland led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 591
Match days27,28,29,31 May, 1 June 1965 (5-day match)
Charlie Elliott
Fred Price
Thu, 27 May - day 1 - England 1st innings 232/3 (KF Barrington 61*, MC Cowdrey 44*)
Fri, 28 May - day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 59/1 (GT Dowling 30*, BW Sinclair 4*)
Sat, 29 May - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 215/4 (RW Morgan 33*, AE Dick 41*)
Sun, 30 May - rest day
Mon, 31 May - day 4 - England 2nd innings 8/0 (G Boycott 5*, RW Barber 3*)
Tue, 01 Jun - day 5 - England 2nd innings 96/1 (30.5 ov) - end of match
  • B Sutcliffe (1) retired hurt on 3* from 75/3 to 115/9 (hit on the right ear by a bouncer from FS Trueman)
  • B Sutcliffe (1) retired hurt at 116/9 (unable to continue with previous injury after resuming for 2 minutes)
  • BE Congdon (2) retired hurt on ?* from 63/0 to 105/2