3rd Test, Christchurch, Mar 15 - 19 1963, England tour of New Zealand
266 & 159
(target 173)253 & 173/3
England won by 7 wickets
New Zealand 1st INNINGS
Graham Dowling c Dexter b Titmus40-13240-
Bill Playle c Barrington b Trueman012000.00
Barry Sinclair hit wicket b Trueman44-14860-
John Reid (c)c Parfitt b Knight74-14780-
Paul Barton c †Smith b Knight11-4810-
Mike Shrimpton c Knight b Trueman31-14220-
Artie Dick  b Trueman16-6120-
Dick Motz c Parfitt b Trueman7-3110-
Bob Blair c Parfitt b Trueman0-200-
Jack Alabaster not out 20-3330-
Frank 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)
Fred Trueman30.297572.47---00
David Larter2155902.80---00
Barry Knight2353921.69---00
Fred Titmus30134511.50---00
Ted Dexter93800.88---00
Ken Barrington501803.60---00
England 1st INNINGS
David Sheppard  b Cameron42-12330-
Ray Illingworth c †Dick b Cameron2-2800-
Ken Barrington lbw b Motz47-12250-
Ted Dexter (c) b Alabaster46-12570-
Colin Cowdrey c Motz b Blair43-10620-
Peter Parfitt lbw b Reid4-2500-
Barry Knight  b Blair32-8722-
Fred Titmus c †Dick b Motz4-1800-
Fred Trueman c Reid b Alabaster11-2710-
Alan Smith not out 2-2000-
David 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)
Dick Motz19.536833.42---00
Frank Cameron2464721.95---00
Bob Blair24124221.75---00
Jack Alabaster2064722.35---00
John Reid813113.87---00
New Zealand 2nd INNINGS
Graham Dowling c †Smith b Larter22-11820-
Bill Playle c †Smith b Trueman3-2400-
Barry Sinclair lbw b Larter0-1000-
John Reid (c) b Titmus100-224130-
Paul Barton lbw b Knight12-5300-
Mike Shrimpton  b Titmus8-1710-
Artie Dick c Parfitt b Titmus1-1300-
Dick Motz  b Larter3-1700-
Bob Blair  b Titmus0-1000-
Jack Alabaster c Parfitt b Trueman1-1800-
Frank Cameron not out 0-300-
Extras(lb 7, nb 2)9
TOTAL(83.4 Ov, RR: 1.90)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)
Fred Trueman19.481620.81---00
David Larter2383231.39---00
Barry Knight1033813.80---00
Fred Titmus2184642.19---00
Ted Dexter1021801.80---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 173 runs)
Ken Barrington c Reid b Blair45-8750-
David Sheppard  b Alabaster31-12920-
Peter Parfitt c Shrimpton b Alabaster31-9030-
Colin Cowdrey not out 35-7050-
Barry Knight not out 20-1931-
Extras(b 9, nb 2)11
TOTAL(59.3 Ov, RR: 2.90)173/3
Fall of wickets: 1-70 (Ken Barrington), 2-96 (David Sheppard), 3-149 (Peter Parfitt)
Dick Motz2063301.65---00
Frank Cameron1233803.16---00
Bob Blair1233412.83---00
Jack Alabaster15.355723.67---00
Lancaster Park, 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
Match daysday (4-day match)
New Zealand Image
Lewis Johnston
New Zealand Image
WT Martin
Fri, 15 Mar - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 238/8 (Dick Motz 1*, Jack Alabaster 2*)
Sat, 16 Mar - day 2 - England 1st innings 244/8 (Barry Knight 31*, Alan Smith 0*)
Sun, 17 Mar - rest day
Mon, 18 Mar - day 3 - England 2nd innings 41/0 (Ken Barrington 30*, David Sheppard 8*)
Tue, 19 Mar - day 4 - England 2nd innings 173/3 (59.3 ov) - end of match
  • 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.