1st Test, Auckland, February 20 - 25, 1975, England tour of New Zealand
(f/o) 326 & 184

England won by an innings and 83 runs

England 1st Innings
New Zealand 1st Innings
New Zealand 2nd Innings (Following on)
Match Flow
England 1st Innings 
Dennis Amiss c †Wadsworth b Hadlee1942424045.23
Barry Wood c Parker b Hadlee016000.00
John Edrich c Congdon b HJ Howarth6415818210040.50
Mike Denness (c)c Parker b Congdon18139241425046.17
Keith Fletcher c Hadlee b Congdon21641344329052.30
Tony Greig  b GP Howarth5195895053.68
Alan Knott not out 291241012023.38
Chris Old not out 910172090.00
Extras(b 2, lb 14, nb 8)24
TOTAL153 Ov (RR: 3.87)593/6d
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Barry Wood), 2-36 (Dennis Amiss), 3-153 (John Edrich), 4-419 (Mike Denness), 5-497 (Tony Greig), 6-578 (Keith Fletcher)
Richard Collinge2467502.34---00
Dayle Hadlee20210223.82---00
Ewen Chatfield1929503.75---00
Bevan Congdon30311522.87---00
Hedley Howarth46913512.20---00
Geoff Howarth1414712.51---00
New Zealand 1st Innings 
John Morrison c Amiss b Greig581531969037.90
Glenn Turner c Amiss b Arnold87510114.28
John Parker c †Knott b Underwood12129740818040.74
Bevan Congdon (c)c Old b Greig29100022.22
Brian Hastings c †Knott b Old1340503032.50
Geoff Howarth c Wood b Greig613121046.15
Ken Wadsworth lbw b Underwood581442186040.27
Dayle Hadlee c sub (BW Luckhurst) b Underwood2248483045.83
Hedley Howarth c Fletcher b Greig920302045.00
Richard Collinge not out 038000.00
Ewen Chatfield c Fletcher b Greig053000.00
Extras(b 5, lb 4, nb 20)29
TOTAL89 Ov (RR: 3.66)326
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Glenn Turner), 2-125 (John Morrison), 3-131 (Bevan Congdon), 4-166 (Brian Hastings), 5-173 (Geoff Howarth), 6-285 (John Parker), 7-315 (Dayle Hadlee), 8-326 (Ken Wadsworth), 9-326 (Hedley Howarth), 10-326 (Ewen Chatfield)
Geoff Arnold2046912.58---00
Peter Lever2047502.81---00
Tony Greig2649852.82---00
Derek Underwood1663831.78---00
Chris Old731711.82---00
New Zealand 2nd Innings (Following on) 
John Morrison c Fletcher b Greig581141608050.87
Glenn Turner c †Knott b Lever26140033.33
Bevan Congdon (c) b Underwood1834541052.94
Brian Hastings c Amiss b Lever055000.00
John Parker c Edrich b Greig1357641022.80
Geoff Howarth not out 51921645055.43
Ken Wadsworth c Fletcher b Underwood636360016.66
Dayle Hadlee c Edrich b Greig1950011.11
Hedley Howarth  b Greig423201017.39
Richard Collinge c Fletcher b Greig021000.00
Ewen Chatfield retired hurt 1323791056.52
Extras(lb 6, nb 12)18
TOTAL57.5 Ov (RR: 3.19)184
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Glenn Turner), 2-42 (Bevan Congdon), 3-46 (Brian Hastings), 4-99 (John Parker), 5-102 (John Morrison), 6-131 (Ken Wadsworth), 7-134 (Dayle Hadlee), 8-140 (Hedley Howarth), 9-140 (Richard Collinge), 9-184* (Ewen Chatfield, retired hurt)
Geoff Arnold613103.87---00
Peter Lever11.503722.38---00
Tony Greig1535152.55---00
Derek Underwood2594721.41---00
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Thu, 20 Feb - day 1 - England 1st innings 319/3 (Mike Denness 149*, Keith Fletcher 76*)
Fri, 21 Feb - day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 31/1 (John Morrison 7*, John Parker 9*)
Sat, 22 Feb - day 3 - New Zealand 1st innings 285/5 (John Parker 121*, Ken Wadsworth 49*)
Sun, 23 Feb - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 161/9 (Geoff Howarth 38*, Ewen Chatfield 4*)
Mon, 24 Feb - rest day
Tue, 25 Feb - day 5 - New Zealand 2nd innings 184 (57.5 ov) - end of match
Day 1
Day 2
Day 5
  • EJ Chatfield retired hurt at 184/9 (fractured skull from a bouncer from P Lever which struck his left temple)
  • When struck, Chatfield's heart stopped beating, and Bernard Thomas, the English physiotherapist, saved his life with a heart-massage and mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.
Eden Park, Auckland
TossEngland, elected to bat first
Series resultEngland led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 757
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Ewen Chatfield
Ewen Chatfield
Geoff Howarth
Geoff Howarth
New Zealand Innings
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