Result
3rd Test, Christchurch, Mar 15-19 1963, England tour of New Zealand
266 & 159
(59.3 ov, target 173)
253 & 173/3
England won by 7 wickets
New Zealand 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GT Dowling c Dexter b Titmus40-13240-
WR Playle c Barrington b Trueman012000.00
BW Sinclair hit wicket b Trueman44-14860-
JR Reid (c)c Parfitt b Knight74-14780-
PT Barton c †Smith b Knight11-4810-
MJF Shrimpton c Knight b Trueman31-14220-
AE Dick  b Trueman16-6120-
RC Motz c Parfitt b Trueman7-3110-
RW Blair c Parfitt b Trueman0-200-
JC Alabaster not out20-3330-
FJ Cameron c †Smith b Trueman1-1500-
Extras(b 1, lb 9, nb 9, w 3)22
TOTAL(118.2 Ov, RR: 2.24)266
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Bill Playle), 2-83 (Graham Dowling), 3-98 (Barry Sinclair), 4-128 (Paul Barton), 5-195 (John Reid), 6-234 (Mike Shrimpton), 7-235 (Artie Dick), 8-235 (Bob Blair), 9-251 (Dick Motz), 10-266 (Frank Cameron)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
FS Trueman30.297572.4700
JDF Larter2155902.8000
BR Knight2353921.6900
FJ Titmus30134511.5000
ER Dexter93800.8800
KF Barrington501803.6000
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Rev.DS Sheppard  b Cameron42-12330-
R Illingworth c †Dick b Cameron2-2800-
KF Barrington lbw b Motz47-12250-
ER Dexter (c) b Alabaster46-12570-
MC Cowdrey c Motz b Blair43-10620-
PH Parfitt lbw b Reid4-2500-
BR Knight  b Blair32-8722-
FJ Titmus c †Dick b Motz4-1800-
FS Trueman c Reid b Alabaster11-2710-
AC Smith not out2-2000-
JDF Larter  b Motz2-500-
Extras(b 4, lb 6, nb 3, w 5)18
TOTAL(95.5 Ov, RR: 2.64)253
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Ray Illingworth), 2-87 (David Sheppard), 3-103 (Ken Barrington), 4-186 (Ted Dexter), 5-188 (Colin Cowdrey), 6-210 (Peter Parfitt), 7-225 (Fred Titmus), 8-244 (Fred Trueman), 9-250 (Barry Knight), 10-253 (David Larter)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RC Motz19.536833.4200
FJ Cameron2464721.9500
RW Blair24124221.7500
JC Alabaster2064722.3500
JR Reid813113.8700
New Zealand 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GT Dowling c †Smith b Larter22-11820-
WR Playle c †Smith b Trueman3-2400-
BW Sinclair lbw b Larter0-1000-
JR Reid (c) b Titmus100-224130-
PT Barton lbw b Knight12-5300-
MJF Shrimpton  b Titmus8-1710-
AE Dick c Parfitt b Titmus1-1300-
RC Motz  b Larter3-1700-
RW Blair  b Titmus0-1000-
JC Alabaster c Parfitt b Trueman1-1800-
FJ Cameron not out0-300-
Extras(lb 7, nb 2)9
TOTAL(83.4 Ov, RR: 1.9)159
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Bill Playle), 2-17 (Barry Sinclair), 3-66 (Graham Dowling), 4-91 (Paul Barton), 5-129 (Mike Shrimpton), 6-133 (Artie Dick), 7-151 (Dick Motz), 8-154 (Bob Blair), 9-159 (John Reid), 10-159 (Jack Alabaster)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
FS Trueman19.481620.8100
JDF Larter2383231.3900
BR Knight1033813.8000
FJ Titmus2184642.1900
ER Dexter1021801.8000
England 2nd Innings (target: 173 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
KF Barrington c Reid b Blair45-8750-
Rev.DS Sheppard  b Alabaster31-12920-
PH Parfitt c Shrimpton b Alabaster31-9030-
MC Cowdrey not out35-7050-
BR Knight not out20-1931-
Extras(b 9, nb 2)11
TOTAL(59.3 Ov, RR: 2.9)173/3
Fall of wickets: 1-70 (Ken Barrington), 2-96 (David Sheppard), 3-149 (Peter Parfitt)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RC Motz2063301.6500
FJ Cameron1233803.1600
RW Blair1233412.8300
JC Alabaster15.355723.6700
MATCH DETAILS
AMI Stadium, Christchurch
TossNew Zealand , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of New Zealand
Series resultEngland won the 3-match series 3-0
Match numberTest no. 542
Season1962/63
Match days15,16,18,19 March 1963 (4-day match)
Umpires
Lewis Johnston
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 15 Mar - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 238/8 (RC Motz 1*, JC Alabaster 2*)
Sat, 16 Mar - day 2 - England 1st innings 244/8 (BR Knight 31*, AC Smith 0*)
Sun, 17 Mar - rest day
Mon, 18 Mar - day 3 - England 2nd innings 41/0 (KF Barrington 30*, DS Sheppard 8*)
Tue, 19 Mar - day 4 - England 2nd innings 173/3 (59.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • NZ 1st innings
  • Trueman's analysis is the best by an English bowler in NZ. During this innings he overtook Statham's then world record of 242 wickets in a career.
  • NZ 2nd innings:
  • Trueman took his 250th wicket in tests when he dismissed Alabaster.
  • Eng 2nd innings:
  • Knight finished the match by hitting 14 runs (6, 4, 4) off successive balls from Alabaster.