2nd Test, Auckland, Feb 25 - Mar 1 1977, Australia tour of New Zealand
229 & 175
(target 28)377 & 28/0
Australia won by 10 wickets
New Zealand 1st INNINGS
Glenn Turner (c)c †Marsh b Walker4691066.66
Geoff Howarth c McCosker b Lillee591641969035.97
Bevan Congdon c †Marsh b Lillee2571933035.21
John Parker c Cosier b Lillee20831142024.09
Mark Burgess c †Marsh b Walters19130011.11
Jock Edwards c Lillee b Gilmour514756110108.51
Richard Hadlee c McCosker b Lillee441051364141.90
Lance Cairns  b Chappell215320013.33
Hedley Howarth  b Walker510161050.00
Peter Petherick c †Marsh b Lillee426250015.38
Ewen Chatfield not out 0510000.00
Extras(lb 7, nb 7)14
TOTAL(66.3 Ov, RR: 3.45)229
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Glenn Turner), 2-63 (Bevan Congdon), 3-112 (Geoff Howarth), 4-113 (Mark Burgess), 5-121 (John Parker), 6-177 (Jock Edwards), 7-202 (Lance Cairns), 8-211 (Hedley Howarth), 9-228 (Peter Petherick), 10-229 (Richard Hadlee)
Dennis Lillee17.345152.20---00
Max Walker2466021.87---00
Gary Gilmour705616.00---00
Greg Chappell1342811.61---00
Doug Walters412013.75---00
Kerry O'Keeffe11000.00---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
Ian Davis  b Chatfield13133610100.00
Alan Turner c †Edwards b Cairns3065821046.15
Rick McCosker c †Edwards b Cairns841862418045.16
Greg Chappell (c)run out 581601575036.25
Gary Cosier c & b Cairns2156543037.50
Doug Walters c Hadlee b Chatfield1640461140.00
Rod Marsh lbw b Hadlee49121044.44
Gary Gilmour  b Chatfield64961329166.66
Kerry O'Keeffe c Congdon b Hadlee321051343030.47
Dennis Lillee not out 2324304195.83
Max Walker c Turner b Chatfield911121081.81
Extras(b 9, lb 9, nb 5)23
TOTAL(97.1 Ov, RR: 3.88)377
Fall of wickets: 1-31 (Ian Davis), 2-56 (Alan Turner), 3-171 (Greg Chappell), 4-202 (Rick McCosker), 5-217 (Gary Cosier), 6-221 (Rod Marsh), 7-245 (Doug Walters), 8-338 (Gary Gilmour), 9-364 (Kerry O'Keeffe), 10-377 (Max Walker)
Richard Hadlee28214723.93---00
Ewen Chatfield27.1310042.76---00
Lance Cairns2896931.84---00
Bevan Congdon51801.20---00
Hedley Howarth511602.40---00
Peter Petherick421402.62---00
New Zealand 2nd INNINGS
Glenn Turner (c)c Walters b Lillee2337503062.16
Geoff Howarth c Turner b Lillee212150016.66
Bevan Congdon c McCosker b Lillee1590020.00
John Parker c Turner b Walker512191041.66
Mark Burgess  b Walker381001263138.00
Jock Edwards c †Marsh b Lillee043000.00
Richard Hadlee  b Chappell8110514610177.14
Lance Cairns c Lillee b Walker710211070.00
Hedley Howarth lbw b Lillee614221042.85
Peter Petherick  b Lillee13340003.03
Ewen Chatfield not out 415241026.66
Extras(b 4, lb 2, nb 1)7
TOTAL(42.7 Ov, RR: 4.08)175
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Geoff Howarth), 2-12 (Bevan Congdon), 3-23 (John Parker), 4-31 (Glenn Turner), 5-31 (Jock Edwards), 6-136 (Mark Burgess), 7-162 (Richard Hadlee), 8-163 (Lance Cairns), 9-169 (Hedley Howarth), 10-175 (Peter Petherick)
Dennis Lillee15.727263.40---00
Max Walker1747033.08---00
Gary Gilmour101108.25---00
Greg Chappell941511.25---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 28 runs)
Ian Davis not out 661910100.00
Alan Turner not out 2024192183.33
Extras(lb 1, nb 1)2
TOTAL(3.5 Ov, RR: 7.72)28
Richard Hadlee201104.12---00
Ewen Chatfield1.501506.92---00
Eden Park, Auckland
TossAustralia, elected to field first
SeriesAustralia tour of New Zealand
Series resultAustralia won the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 798
Match daysday (5-day match)
New Zealand Image
Dennis Copps
New Zealand Image
Ralph Gardiner
Balls per over8
Fri, 25 Feb - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 229
Sat, 26 Feb - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 281/7 (Gary Gilmour 29*, Kerry O'Keeffe 10*)
Sun, 27 Feb - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 175
Mon, 28 Feb - rest day
Tue, 01 Mar - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 28/0 (3.5 ov) - end of match
  • Australia won with almost two days to spare
  • Lillee (11-123) best test bowling in a Test at Auckland
  • Final test for H.J.Howarth, A.Turner
  • Last test for six years for G.M.Turner; contractual disputes with the NZ Board kept him out of Test cricket until 1982-83