1st Test, Wellington, February 10 - 15, 1978, England tour of New Zealand
228 & 123
(T:137) 215 & 64

New Zealand won by 72 runs

New Zealand 1st INNINGS 
John Wright lbw b Botham552443483022.54
Robert Anderson c †Taylor b Old2842535066.66
Geoff Howarth c Botham b Old13701100018.57
Mark Burgess (c) b Willis942551021.42
Bevan Congdon c †Taylor b Old441602284027.50
John Parker c Rose b Willis1675791021.33
Warren Lees c †Taylor b Old15140020.00
Richard Hadlee not out 2739604069.23
Dayle Hadlee c †Taylor b Old1380033.33
Richard Collinge  b Old11213008.33
Stephen Boock  b Botham423310017.39
Extras(b 12, lb 3, nb 13, w 1)29
TOTAL87.6 Ov (RR: 2.59)228
Fall of wickets: 1-42 (Robert Anderson), 2-96 (Geoff Howarth), 3-114 (Mark Burgess), 4-152 (John Wright), 5-191 (John Parker), 6-193 (Warren Lees), 7-194 (Bevan Congdon), 8-196 (Dayle Hadlee), 9-208 (Richard Collinge), 10-228 (Stephen Boock)
Bob Willis2576521.95---00
Mike Hendrick1724602.02---00
Chris Old30115461.35---00
Phil Edmonds31701.75---00
Ian Botham12.622721.58---00
England 1st INNINGS 
Brian Rose c †Lees b Collinge2154761038.88
Geoff Boycott (c)c Congdon b Collinge773024429025.49
Geoff Miller  b Boock24941102025.53
Bob Taylor c & b Collinge851721015.68
Derek Randall c Burgess b RJ Hadlee44543008.88
Graham Roope c †Lees b RJ Hadlee371091116033.94
Ian Botham c Burgess b RJ Hadlee743590016.27
Chris Old  b RJ Hadlee1036360027.77
Phil Edmonds lbw b Congdon425220016.00
Mike Hendrick lbw b Congdon024000.00
Bob Willis not out 68161075.00
Extras(lb 4, nb 13)17
TOTAL94.4 Ov (RR: 2.27)215
Fall of wickets: 1-39 (Brian Rose), 2-89 (Geoff Miller), 3-108 (Bob Taylor), 4-126 (Derek Randall), 5-183 (Graham Roope), 6-188 (Geoff Boycott), 7-203 (Ian Botham), 8-205 (Chris Old), 9-206 (Mike Hendrick), 10-215 (Phil Edmonds)
Richard Hadlee2857441.98---00
Richard Collinge1854231.75---00
Dayle Hadlee2154701.67---00
Stephen Boock1052111.57---00
Bevan Congdon17.4111420.60---00
New Zealand 2nd INNINGS 
John Wright c Roope b Willis191051690018.09
Robert Anderson lbw b Old26621054041.93
Geoff Howarth c Edmonds b Willis2175841028.00
Mark Burgess (c)c Boycott b Botham637551016.21
Bevan Congdon c Roope b Willis011000.00
John Parker c Edmonds b Willis418230022.22
Warren Lees lbw b Hendrick1135412031.42
Richard Hadlee c Boycott b Willis25100040.00
Dayle Hadlee c Roope b Botham218380011.11
Richard Collinge c Edmonds b Hendrick612121050.00
Stephen Boock not out 013000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 9, nb 13, w 2)26
TOTAL44.3 Ov (RR: 2.77)123
Fall of wickets: 1-54 (Robert Anderson), 2-82 (John Wright), 3-93 (Geoff Howarth), 4-93 (Bevan Congdon), 5-98 (John Parker), 6-99 (Mark Burgess), 7-104 (Richard Hadlee), 8-116 (Warren Lees), 9-123 (Richard Collinge), 10-123 (Dayle Hadlee)
Bob Willis1523251.60---00
Mike Hendrick1021621.20---00
Chris Old923212.66---00
Phil Edmonds10403.00---00
Ian Botham9.331321.04---00
England 2nd INNINGS (Target: 137 runs)
Brian Rose not out 531430016.12
Geoff Boycott (c) b Collinge1680016.66
Geoff Miller c Anderson b Collinge47140057.14
Derek Randall lbw b Collinge981610112.50
Graham Roope c †Lees b RJ Hadlee0914000.00
Ian Botham c Boock b RJ Hadlee1924343079.16
Bob Taylor run out (Boock)01027000.00
Chris Old lbw b RJ Hadlee920272045.00
Phil Edmonds c Parker b RJ Hadlee1161880018.03
Mike Hendrick c Parker b RJ Hadlee0610000.00
Bob Willis c Howarth b RJ Hadlee34161007.31
Extras(nb 3)3
TOTAL27.3 Ov (RR: 2.33)64
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Geoff Boycott), 2-8 (Geoff Miller), 2-14, 3-18 (Derek Randall), 4-18 (Graham Roope), 5-38 (Ian Botham), 6-38 (Bob Taylor), 7-53 (Chris Old), 8-53 (Mike Hendrick), 9-63 (Phil Edmonds), 10-64 (Bob Willis)
Richard Collinge1353532.01---00
Richard Hadlee13.342661.45---00
Dayle Hadlee11000.00---00
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Basin Reserve, Wellington
TossEngland, elected to field first
Series resultNew Zealand led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 817
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
John Wright
John Wright
Stephen Boock
Stephen Boock
New Zealand
Ralph Gardiner
New Zealand
Robert Monteith
Balls per over8
Fri, 10 Feb - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 152/3 (John Wright 55*, Bevan Congdon 26*)
Sat, 11 Feb - day 2 - England 1st innings 89/2 (Geoff Boycott 36*, Bob Taylor 0*)
Sun, 12 Feb - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 12/0 (John Wright 0*, Robert Anderson 2*)
Mon, 13 Feb - rest day
Tue, 14 Feb - day 4 - England 2nd innings 53/8 (Phil Edmonds 6*, Bob Willis 0*)
Wed, 15 Feb - day 5 - England 2nd innings 64 (27.3 ov) - end of match
  • Richard Collinge took his 100th test wicket (Rose).
  • BC Rose (2) retired hurt on 4* from 14/2 to 63/9 (bruised right arm).
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