result
1st Test, Auckland, Feb 20 - 25 1975, England tour of New Zealand
593/6d
(57.5 ov)(f/o) 326 & 184
England won by an innings and 83 runs
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
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
TOTAL(153 Ov, RR: 2.90)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)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
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
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
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
TOTAL(89 Ov, RR: 2.74)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)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
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)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
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
TOTAL(57.5 Ov, RR: 2.39)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)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Geoff Arnold613103.87---00
Peter Lever11.503722.38---00
Tony Greig1535152.54---00
Derek Underwood2594721.41---00
MATCH DETAILS
Eden Park, Auckland
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of New Zealand
Season1974/75
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
Umpires
New Zealand Image
Dennis Copps
New Zealand Image
Ralph Gardiner
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
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
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • B Wood was out first ball after joining the team in NZ three days earlier.
Day 2
  • MH Denness 181 in 414 mins, 25 fours
  • KWR Fletcher 216 in 443 mins, 30 fours
  • MH Denness and KWR Fletcher 266, 4th wicket record in Eng v NZ Tests
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.