Result
1st Test, Birmingham, Jun 5-9 1958, New Zealand tour of England
221 & 215/6d
(77.3 ov, target 343)
94 & 137
England won by 205 runs
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
PE Richardson lbw b MacGibbon4---0-
MJK Smith lbw b MacGibbon03-000.00
TW Graveney c Alabaster b Hayes7---0-
PBH May (c)c †Petrie b MacGibbon84--120-
MC Cowdrey  b MacGibbon81--100-
TE Bailey c †Petrie b Alabaster2--00-
TG Evans c †Petrie b MacGibbon2--00-
GAR Lock lbw b Alabaster4---0-
FS Trueman  b Alabaster0--00-
JC Laker not out11---1-
PJ Loader  b Alabaster17---0-
Extras(lb 3, nb 2, w 4)9
TOTAL(75.5 Ov, RR: 2.91)221
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Mike Smith), 2-11 (Peter Richardson), 3-29 (Tom Graveney), 4-150 (Peter May), 5-153 (Trevor Bailey), 6-172 (Godfrey Evans), 7-185 (Tony Lock), 8-191 (Colin Cowdrey), 9-191 (Fred Trueman), 10-221 (Peter Loader)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JA Hayes1525713.8000
AR MacGibbon27116452.3700
HB Cave1222902.4100
JR Reid631602.6600
JC Alabaster15.544642.9000
New Zealand 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
LSM Miller lbw b Trueman7--10-
JW D'Arcy c †Evans b Trueman19-135-0-
NS Harford  b Bailey9---0-
JR Reid (c) b Bailey7-50-0-
WR Playle  b Trueman4-70-0-
T Meale lbw b Trueman7-85-0-
AR MacGibbon c †Evans b Laker5---0-
EC Petrie lbw b Loader1--00-
JC Alabaster  b Trueman9---0-
HB Cave not out12---0-
JA Hayes run out14---0-
Extras0
TOTAL(69.3 Ov, RR: 1.35)94
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Lawrie Miller), 2-21 (Noel Harford), 3-39 (John Reid), 4-43 (John D'Arcy), 5-46 (Bill Playle), 6-54 (Tony MacGibbon), 7-59 (Eric Petrie), 8-67 (Trevor Meale), 9-68 (Jack Alabaster), 10-94 (Johnny Hayes)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
FS Trueman2183151.4700
PJ Loader21.363711.7200
TE Bailey2091720.8500
GAR Lock22000.0000
JC Laker52911.8000
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
PE Richardson c Cave b MacGibbon100-28070-
MJK Smith c †Petrie b MacGibbon7-55-0-
TW Graveney c †Petrie b Cave19-60-0-
PBH May (c)c †Petrie b MacGibbon11-35-0-
MC Cowdrey c Reid b Hayes70--91-
TE Bailey not out6---0-
TG Evans c Reid b Cave0--00-
Extras(b 1, lb 1)2
TOTAL(96.2 Ov, RR: 2.23)215/6d
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Mike Smith), 2-71 (Tom Graveney), 3-94 (Peter May), 4-198 (Peter Richardson), 5-214 (Colin Cowdrey), 6-215 (Godfrey Evans)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JA Hayes2035112.5500
AR MacGibbon2484131.7000
HB Cave28.297022.4700
JR Reid921802.0000
JC Alabaster1573302.2000
New Zealand 2nd Innings (target: 343 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
LSM Miller  b Trueman8---0-
JW D'Arcy c Trueman b Loader25-89-0-
WR Playle c Bailey b Loader8---0-
NS Harford c Graveney b Loader23---0-
T Meale c Smith b Lock10--11-
JR Reid (c) b Bailey13---0-
HB Cave  b Bailey1--00-
AR MacGibbon c Cowdrey b Laker26-95-0-
JC Alabaster c Laker b Lock11-69-0-
EC Petrie not out5---0-
JA Hayes c Bailey b Lock5---0-
Extras(lb 1, w 1)2
TOTAL(77.3 Ov, RR: 1.76)137
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Lawrie Miller), 2-42 (Bill Playle), 3-49 (John D'Arcy), 4-64 (Trevor Meale), 4-85* (Noel Harford, retired not out ), 5-93 (John Reid), 6-94 (Noel Harford), 7-95 (Harry Cave), 8-123 (Jack Alabaster), 9-131 (Tony MacGibbon), 10-137 (Johnny Hayes)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
FS Trueman1753311.9400
PJ Loader23114031.7300
TE Bailey2092321.1500
GAR Lock8.332532.9400
JC Laker941411.5500
MATCH DETAILS
Edgbaston, Birmingham
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of England
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 454
Season1958
Match days5,6,7,9 June 1958 (5-day match)
Test debut
Mike Smith
John D'Arcy
Bill Playle
Trevor Meale
Umpires
Charlie Elliott
Syd Buller
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 05 Jun - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 41/3 (JW D'Arcy 18*, WR Playle 0*)
Fri, 06 Jun - day 2 - England 2nd innings 131/3 (PE Richardson 71*, MC Cowdrey 21*)
Sat, 07 Jun - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 69/4 (NS Harford 15*, JR Reid 1*)
Sun, 08 Jun - rest day
Mon, 09 Jun - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 137 (77.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • NS Harford (2) retired hurt on 23* from 85/4 to 93/5