2nd Test, Christchurch, February 24 - March 01, 1978, England tour of New Zealand
418 & 96/4d
(T:280) 235 & 105

England won by 174 runs

England 1st INNINGS 
Brian Rose c Howarth b Chatfield1122601050.00
Geoff Boycott (c)lbw b Collinge831331025.80
Derek Randall c Burgess b Hadlee078000.00
Graham Roope c Burgess b Hadlee501852355027.02
Geoff Miller c Congdon b Collinge8927333810032.60
Clive Radley c †Lees b Hadlee1546472032.60
Ian Botham c †Lees b Boock10328831312135.76
Bob Taylor run out 452172834020.73
Chris Old  b Hadlee812142066.66
Phil Edmonds c †Lees b Collinge5070758171.42
Bob Willis not out 620660030.00
Extras(b 14, lb 9, nb 10)33
TOTAL145.5 Ov (RR: 2.87)418
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Geoff Boycott), 2-18 (Derek Randall), 3-26 (Brian Rose), 3-103, 4-127 (Clive Radley), 5-128 (Graham Roope), 6-288 (Bob Taylor), 7-294 (Ian Botham), 8-305 (Chris Old), 9-375 (Phil Edmonds), 10-418 (Geoff Miller)
Richard Hadlee431014742.56---00
Richard Collinge26.568932.50---00
Ewen Chatfield3789411.90---00
Bevan Congdon18111400.58---00
Stephen Boock21114111.46---00
New Zealand 1st INNINGS 
John Wright c & b Edmonds44775108.51
Robert Anderson  b Edmonds621621868038.27
Geoff Howarth c Edmonds b Willis55256009.61
Mark Burgess (c)c Roope b Botham291521893019.07
Bevan Congdon lbw b Botham2064732031.25
John Parker not out 531652265032.12
Warren Lees c Miller b Botham0910000.00
Richard Hadlee  b Edmonds1350033.33
Richard Collinge c Edmonds b Botham3263934050.79
Stephen Boock c †Taylor b Edmonds22727007.40
Ewen Chatfield c Edmonds b Botham326250011.53
Extras(b 4, lb 1, nb 19)24
TOTAL92.7 Ov (RR: 2.53)235
Fall of wickets: 1-37 (John Wright), 2-52 (Geoff Howarth), 3-82 (Robert Anderson), 4-119 (Bevan Congdon), 5-148 (Mark Burgess), 6-151 (Warren Lees), 7-153 (Richard Hadlee), 8-211 (Richard Collinge), 9-216 (Stephen Boock), 10-235 (Ewen Chatfield)
Bob Willis2054511.68---00
Chris Old1445502.94---00
Ian Botham24.767352.20---00
Phil Edmonds34113840.83---00
England 2nd INNINGS 
Brian Rose c †Lees b Collinge740790017.50
Geoff Boycott (c)run out 26801203032.50
Derek Randall run out 1316211081.25
Ian Botham not out 3031463096.77
Chris Old  b Collinge1370033.33
Graham Roope not out 910191090.00
Extras(b 4, lb 3, nb 3)10
TOTAL22 Ov (RR: 4.36)96/4d
Fall of wickets: 1-25 (Brian Rose), 2-47 (Derek Randall), 3-67 (Geoff Boycott), 4-74 (Chris Old)
Richard Hadlee611702.12---00
Richard Collinge922922.41---00
Ewen Chatfield502203.30---00
Bevan Congdon201806.75---00
New Zealand 2nd INNINGS (Target: 280 runs)
John Wright c Roope b Willis085000.00
Robert Anderson  b Willis1539802038.46
Geoff Howarth c Edmonds b Old11929005.26
Mark Burgess (c)not out 613331046.15
Bevan Congdon c Botham b Willis056000.00
John Parker c Botham b Edmonds1653642030.18
Warren Lees  b Willis011000.00
Richard Hadlee c Botham b Edmonds3962808062.90
Richard Collinge c Miller b Botham0511000.00
Stephen Boock c †Taylor b Botham01111000.00
Ewen Chatfield lbw b Botham618141033.33
Extras(lb 6, nb 16)22
TOTAL27 Ov (RR: 3.88)105
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (John Wright), 2-14 (Geoff Howarth), 2-18, 3-19 (Bevan Congdon), 4-25 (Robert Anderson), 5-25 (Warren Lees), 6-59 (John Parker), 7-81 (Richard Collinge), 8-90 (Stephen Boock), 9-95 (Richard Hadlee), 10-105 (Ewen Chatfield)
Bob Willis721441.50---00
Chris Old74910.96---00
Ian Botham713834.07---00
Phil Edmonds622222.75---00
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Lancaster Park, Christchurch
TossEngland, elected to bat first
Series result3-match series level 1-1
Match numberTest no. 818
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Clive Radley
Clive Radley
New Zealand
Fred Goodall
New Zealand
Robert Monteith
Balls per over8
Fri, 24 Feb - day 1 - England 1st innings 172/5 (Ian Botham 22*, Bob Taylor 18*)
Sat, 25 Feb - day 2 - England 1st innings 394/9 (Geoff Miller 66*, Bob Willis 5*)
Sun, 26 Feb - day 3 - New Zealand 1st innings 122/4 (Mark Burgess 16*, John Parker 0*)
Mon, 27 Feb - rest day
Tue, 28 Feb - day 4 - England 2nd innings 96/4 (Ian Botham 30*, Graham Roope 9*)
Wed, 01 Mar - day 5 - New Zealand 2nd innings 105 (27 ov) - end of match
  • Ian Botham became only the 2nd Englishman to take 5 wickets in an innings and score a century in the same test (Tony Greig was 1st).
  • G Miller (1) retired hurt on 31* from 103/3 to 288/6
  • MG Burgess (2) retired hurt on 1* from 18/2 to 95/9
New Zealand Innings
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