result
4th Test, Auckland, Mar 7 - 12 1968, India tour of New Zealand
252 & 261/5d
(61.4 ov, target 374)140 & 101
India won by 272 runs
India 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Farokh Engineer c Bartlett b Motz44-8980-
Syed Abid Ali c Dowling b Motz1--00-
Ajit Wadekar c †Ward b Bartlett5---0-
Rusi Surti c Pollard b Bartlett28---0-
Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi (c)c Pollard b Motz51-18360-
Chandu Borde c Alabaster b Pollard41---0-
Motganhalli Jaisimha c Pollard b Alabaster19---0-
Venkataraman Subramanya run out 3--00-
Bapu Nadkarni c Burgess b Bartlett21---1-
Erapalli Prasanna not out 3--00-
Bishan Bedi c Murray b Motz0--00-
Extras(b 9, lb 3, nb 22, w 2)36
TOTAL(90.4 Ov, RR: 2.77)252
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Syed Abid Ali), 2-13 (Ajit Wadekar), 3-69 (Farokh Engineer), 4-132 (Rusi Surti), 5-175 (Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi), 6-215 (Chandu Borde), 7-226 (Venkataraman Subramanya), 8-244 (Motganhalli Jaisimha), 9-251 (Bapu Nadkarni), 10-252 (Bishan Bedi)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dick Motz26.4125141.91---00
Gary Bartlett26116632.53---00
Bruce Taylor1744902.88---00
Vic Pollard84911.12---00
Jack Alabaster1304113.15---00
New Zealand 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graham Dowling (c)c †Engineer b Surti8---0-
Bruce Murray c †Engineer b Surti17---0-
Bevan Congdon c Abid Ali b Nadkarni27---0-
Mark Burgess c Subramanya b Prasanna11---0-
Barry Sinclair  b Bedi20---0-
Vic Pollard run out 3--00-
Gary Bartlett c Wadekar b Prasanna0--00-
Bruce Taylor c Abid Ali b Bedi7---0-
Dick Motz c & b Prasanna18---1-
John Ward not out 10---0-
Jack Alabaster c Bedi b Prasanna6---0-
Extras(b 4, nb 9)13
TOTAL(77.1 Ov, RR: 1.81)140
Fall of wickets: 1-30 (Graham Dowling), 2-33 (Bruce Murray), 3-67 (Mark Burgess), 4-74 (Bevan Congdon), 5-77 (Vic Pollard), 6-88 (Gary Bartlett), 7-103 (Bruce Taylor), 8-106 (Barry Sinclair), 9-124 (Dick Motz), 10-140 (Jack Alabaster)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Rusi Surti1023223.20---00
Motganhalli Jaisimha731402.00---00
Bapu Nadkarni1461611.14---00
Erapalli Prasanna28.1114441.56---00
Bishan Bedi1782121.23---00
Venkataraman Subramanya11000.00---00
India 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Farokh Engineer c & b Alabaster48-15050-
Syed Abid Ali c Murray b Taylor22---0-
Ajit Wadekar  b Taylor1--00-
Rusi Surti c Burgess b Bartlett99---0-
Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi (c)lbw b Pollard6---0-
Chandu Borde not out 65---0-
Motganhalli Jaisimha not out 1--00-
Extras(b 6, lb 4, nb 9)19
TOTAL(96 Ov, RR: 2.71)261/5d
Fall of wickets: 1-43 (Syed Abid Ali), 2-48 (Ajit Wadekar), 3-112 (Farokh Engineer), 4-127 (Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi), 5-253 (Rusi Surti)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dick Motz1644402.75---00
Gary Bartlett1514012.66---00
Bruce Taylor2246022.72---00
Vic Pollard2184212.00---00
Jack Alabaster2245612.54---00
New Zealand 2nd INNINGS (target: 374 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graham Dowling (c) b Bedi37-137-2-
Bruce Murray c Jaisimha b Surti3--00-
Bevan Congdon c Surti b Nadkarni3--00-
Mark Burgess c Bedi b Surti18---0-
Barry Sinclair  b Prasanna12---0-
Vic Pollard  b Bedi0--00-
John Ward  b Prasanna5---0-
Gary Bartlett  b Prasanna11---0-
Bruce Taylor  b Prasanna0--00-
Dick Motz c †Engineer b Bedi6---1-
Jack Alabaster not out 0--00-
Extras(b 3, lb 2, nb 1)6
TOTAL(61.4 Ov, RR: 1.63)101
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Bruce Murray), 2-15 (Bevan Congdon), 3-55 (Mark Burgess), 4-74 (Graham Dowling), 5-78 (Barry Sinclair), 6-78 (Vic Pollard), 7-94 (John Ward), 8-95 (Gary Bartlett), 9-101 (Bruce Taylor), 10-101 (Dick Motz)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Rusi Surti1123022.72---00
Motganhalli Jaisimha31501.66---00
Bapu Nadkarni21110.50---00
Erapalli Prasanna27154041.48---00
Bishan Bedi17.4111430.79---00
Venkataraman Subramanya10505.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Eden Park, Auckland
TossNew Zealand, elected to field first
SeriesIndia tour of New Zealand
Season1967/68
Series resultIndia won the 4-match series 3-1
Match numberTest no. 634
Match daysday (5-day match)
Umpires
New Zealand Image
Dennis Copps
New Zealand Image
WT Martin
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 07 Mar - day 1 - India 1st innings 61/2 (Farokh Engineer 38*, Rusi Surti 3*)
Fri, 08 Mar - day 2 - India 1st innings 150/4 (Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi 37*, Chandu Borde 8*)
Sat, 09 Mar - day 3 - New Zealand 1st innings 101/6 (Barry Sinclair 17*, Bruce Taylor 5*)
Sun, 10 Mar - rest day
Mon, 11 Mar - day 4 - India 2nd innings 216/4 (Rusi Surti 81*, Chandu Borde 43*)
Tue, 12 Mar - day 5 - New Zealand 2nd innings 101 (61.4 ov) - end of match