result
1st Test, Wellington, Feb 10 - 15 1978, England tour of New Zealand
228 & 123
(27.3 ov, target 137)215 & 64
New Zealand won by 72 runs
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Scorecard summary
New Zealand228/10(87.6 overs)1st INNINGS
John Wright55 (244)
Bevan Congdon44 (160)
Chris Old6/54(30)
Ian Botham2/27(12.6)
England215/10(94.4 overs)1st INNINGS
New Zealand123/10(44.3 overs)2nd INNINGS
Bob Willis5/32(15)
Ian Botham2/13(9.3)
England64/10(27.3 overs)2nd INNINGS
Match details
Basin Reserve, Wellington
TossEngland, elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of New Zealand
Season1977/78
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
Umpires
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Ralph Gardiner
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Robert Monteith
Balls per over8