result
1st Test, Christchurch, Feb 27 - Mar 2 1959, England tour of New Zealand
(72.2 ov)(f/o) 142 & 133
England won by an innings and 99 runs
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Scorecard summary
England374/10(142.1 overs)1st INNINGS
Ted Dexter141 (292)
Peter May71 (143)
John Reid3/34(18.1)
Ken Hough3/96(39)
New Zealand142/10(72.5 overs)1st INNINGS
John Reid40 (73)
Bruce Bolton33 (109)
Tony Lock5/31(26)
Frank Tyson3/23(14)
New Zealand133/10(72.2 overs)2nd INNINGS
John Guy56 (127)
Bruce Bolton26 (119)
Tony Lock6/53(28.2)
Frank Tyson2/23(14)
Match details
Lancaster Park, Christchurch
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of New Zealand
Season1958/59
Series resultEngland led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 470
Match daysday (4-day match)
Test debut
Bruce Bolton
Bruce Bolton
Ken Hough
Ken Hough
Roger Harris
Roger Harris
Umpires
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Eric Tindill
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Jack Cowie