3rd Test, Auckland, Mar 4 - 10 1978, England tour of New Zealand
(118 ov)315 & 382/8
Match drawn
New Zealand 1st INNINGS
John Wright c †Taylor b Lever432420012.50
Robert Anderson c Gatting b Botham1760941028.33
Geoff Howarth c Roope b Willis12235651512034.26
Mark Burgess (c)c Randall b Botham501331405037.59
Bevan Congdon c Miller b Botham529410017.24
John Parker lbw b Botham1482970017.07
Jock Edwards lbw b Lever551051377152.38
Richard Hadlee c Roope b Botham11323007.69
Lance Cairns  b Lever1129412037.93
Richard Collinge not out 515301033.33
Stephen Boock c Edmonds b Willis1890012.50
Extras(b 5, lb 10, nb 15)30
TOTAL(105.6 Ov, RR: 2.23)315
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (John Wright), 2-32 (Robert Anderson), 3-113 (Mark Burgess), 4-129 (Bevan Congdon), 5-182 (John Parker), 6-278 (Jock Edwards), 7-285 (Richard Hadlee), 8-302 (Geoff Howarth), 9-314 (Lance Cairns), 10-315 (Stephen Boock)
Bob Willis26.685721.59---00
John Lever3459632.11---00
Ian Botham34410952.40---00
Phil Edmonds1022301.72---00
Geoff Miller11000.00---00
England 1st INNINGS
Geoff Boycott (c)c Burgess b Collinge541772324030.50
Derek Randall lbw b Hadlee3059762050.84
Clive Radley c Wright b Collinge15852464815030.15
Graham Roope c Burgess b Boock6821025710032.38
Mike Gatting  b Boock067000.00
Ian Botham c †Edwards b Collinge531141329046.49
Bob Taylor  b Boock161111660014.41
Geoff Miller lbw b Collinge15142430107.14
Phil Edmonds  b Boock833381024.24
John Lever c & b Boock11315007.69
Bob Willis not out 046000.00
Extras(b 6, lb 6, nb 10, w 4)26
TOTAL(156.3 Ov, RR: 2.05)429
Fall of wickets: 1-52 (Derek Randall), 2-115 (Geoff Boycott), 3-254 (Graham Roope), 4-258 (Mike Gatting), 5-355 (Ian Botham), 6-396 (Clive Radley), 7-418 (Geoff Miller), 8-427 (Phil Edmonds), 9-428 (Bob Taylor), 10-429 (John Lever)
Richard Hadlee31610712.58---00
Richard Collinge3899841.93---00
Lance Cairns3396301.43---00
Bevan Congdon2686801.96---00
Stephen Boock28.346751.77---00
New Zealand 2nd INNINGS
John Wright c †Taylor b Edmonds25751063033.33
Robert Anderson c Botham b Miller551201638045.83
Geoff Howarth  b Miller10230132013033.88
Mark Burgess (c)c †Taylor b Edmonds1782712020.73
Bevan Congdon c Roope b Lever2067782029.85
Jock Edwards c Randall b Lever5467899180.59
John Parker not out 471381365034.05
Richard Hadlee  b Miller1035302028.57
Lance Cairns lbw b Edmonds2026353076.92
Richard Collinge not out 1245460126.66
Extras(b 6, lb 4, nb 10)20
TOTAL(118 Ov, RR: 2.42)382/8
Did not bat: Stephen Boock 
Fall of wickets: 1-69 (John Wright), 2-98 (Robert Anderson), 3-125 (Mark Burgess), 4-185 (Bevan Congdon), 5-272 (Jock Edwards), 6-287 (Geoff Howarth), 7-305 (Richard Hadlee), 8-350 (Lance Cairns)
Bob Willis1034203.15---00
John Lever1745922.60---00
Ian Botham1315102.94---00
Phil Edmonds451510731.78---00
Geoff Miller30109932.47---00
Mike Gatting10100.75---00
Graham Roope10201.50---00
Derek Randall10100.75---00
Eden Park, Auckland
TossNew Zealand, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of New Zealand
Series result3-match series drawn 1-1
Match numberTest no. 820
Match daysday (6-day match)
New Zealand Image
John Hastie
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Ralph Gardiner
Balls per over8
Sat, 04 Mar - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 162/4 (Geoff Howarth 64*, John Parker 7*)
Sun, 05 Mar - day 2 - England 1st innings 30/0 (Geoff Boycott 6*, Derek Randall 21*)
Mon, 06 Mar - day 3 - England 1st innings 172/2 (Clive Radley 49*, Graham Roope 28*)
Tue, 07 Mar - rest day
Wed, 08 Mar - day 4 - England 1st innings 390/5 (Clive Radley 154*, Bob Taylor 6*)
Thu, 09 Mar - day 5 - New Zealand 2nd innings 112/2 (Geoff Howarth 20*, Mark Burgess 7*)
Fri, 10 Mar - day 6 - New Zealand 2nd innings 382/8 (118 ov) - end of match
  • Geoff Howarth was only the 2nd New Zealander (after Glenn Turner) to score a century in each innings of a test. That in the 1st innings was his maiden test century.