1st Test, Auckland, February 23 - 27, 1963, England tour of New Zealand
(f/o) 258 & 89

England won by an innings and 215 runs

England 1st Innings
New Zealand 1st Innings
New Zealand 2nd Innings (Following on)
Match Details
England 1st Innings 
David Sheppard c †Dick b Cameron12-8500-
Ray Illingworth c Reid b Cameron20-4840-
Ken Barrington c Playle b Cameron126-254151-
Ted Dexter (c)c Barton b Yuile7-2110-
Colin Cowdrey c Barton b Cameron86-16291-
Peter Parfitt not out 131-289140-
Barry Knight  b Alabaster125-215140-
Fred Titmus st †Dick b Sparling26-2530-
John Murray not out 9-1400-
Extras(b 18, lb 1, nb 1)20
TOTAL186 Ov (RR: 3.02)562/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Ray Illingworth), 2-45 (David Sheppard), 3-63 (Ted Dexter), 4-229 (Colin Cowdrey), 5-258 (Ken Barrington), 6-498 (Barry Knight), 7-535 (Fred Titmus)
Dick Motz42129802.33---00
Frank Cameron43711842.74---00
Jack Alabaster40613013.25---00
Bryan Yuile2147713.66---00
John Reid2886702.39---00
John Sparling1225214.33---00
New Zealand 1st Innings 
Graham Dowling  b Coldwell3-1700-
Bill Playle c Dexter b Larter0-400-
Paul Barton c Sheppard b Larter3-1700-
John Reid (c) b Titmus59-13582-
Barry Sinclair c Coldwell b Titmus24-7730-
John Sparling c †Murray b Larter3-3000-
Artie Dick run out 29-10730-
Bryan Yuile run out 64-19070-
Dick Motz c †Murray b Knight60-11471-
Jack Alabaster  b Knight2-1300-
Frank Cameron not out 0-300-
Extras(b 5, lb 3, nb 2, w 1)11
TOTAL110.4 Ov (RR: 2.33)258
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Bill Playle), 2-7 (Graham Dowling), 3-7 (Paul Barton), 4-62 (Barry Sinclair), 5-71 (John Sparling), 6-109 (John Reid), 7-161 (Artie Dick), 8-256 (Bryan Yuile), 9-258 (Dick Motz), 10-258 (Jack Alabaster)
Len Coldwell2796612.44---00
David Larter26125131.96---00
Barry Knight10.422322.15---00
Fred Titmus2594421.76---00
Ken Barrington1243803.16---00
Ted Dexter942002.22---00
Ray Illingworth10505.00---00
New Zealand 2nd Innings (Following on) 
Graham Dowling  b Illingworth14-8200-
Bill Playle c Dexter b Coldwell4-3500-
Paul Barton lbw b Titmus16-5410-
John Sparling c Barrington b Illingworth0-1200-
Barry Sinclair  b Larter2-1700-
John Reid (c)not out 21-6630-
Artie Dick c Illingworth b Larter0-100-
Bryan Yuile lbw b Larter1-1600-
Dick Motz c & b Illingworth20-2021-
Jack Alabaster c Titmus b Illingworth0-400-
Frank Cameron  b Larter1-700-
Extras(b 2, lb 8)10
TOTAL53.1 Ov (RR: 1.67)89
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Bill Playle), 2-42 (Graham Dowling), 3-42 (Paul Barton), 4-42 (John Sparling), 5-46 (Barry Sinclair), 6-46 (Artie Dick), 7-56 (Bryan Yuile), 8-83 (Dick Motz), 9-83 (Jack Alabaster), 10-89 (Frank Cameron)
Len Coldwell52410.80---00
David Larter14.132641.83---00
Barry Knight1021301.30---00
Fred Titmus65210.33---00
Ray Illingworth1873441.88---00
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Eden Park, Auckland
TossEngland, elected to bat first
Series resultEngland led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 540
Match daysday (4-day match)
Test debut
Barry Sinclair
Barry Sinclair
Bryan Yuile
Bryan Yuile
New Zealand
Dick Shortt
New Zealand
John Brown
Sat, 23 Feb - day 1 - England 1st innings 328/5 (Peter Parfitt 33*, Barry Knight 39*)
Sun, 24 Feb - rest day
Mon, 25 Feb - day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 66/4 (John Reid 34*, John Sparling 0*)
Tue, 26 Feb - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 42/4 (Barry Sinclair 0*)
Wed, 27 Feb - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 89 (53.1 ov) - end of match
  • Eng 1st innings:
  • Parfitt/Knight partnership of 240 new record for sixth wicket. An umpiring error by Short allowed Sparling to bowl 11 balls (excluding wides and no-balls) in his sixth over (!)
New Zealand Innings
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