result
1st Test, Wellington, Feb 21 - 25 1981, India tour of New Zealand
375 & 100
(75.3 ov, target 253)223 & 190
New Zealand won by 62 runs
player of the match
Geoff Howarth
New Zealand
New Zealand 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
John Wright c Binny b Yograj Singh3264974050.00
Bruce Edgar c †Kirmani b Patil39971673040.20
John Reid c †Kirmani b Patil461632024028.22
Geoff Howarth (c)not out 13723735315057.80
Jeremy Coney c & b Shastri426230015.38
Jock Edwards c †Kirmani b Kapil Dev2346495050.00
Ian Smith c Vengsarkar b Kapil Dev2036503055.55
Richard Hadlee c †Kirmani b Binny2022362090.90
Lance Cairns c Gavaskar b Kapil Dev1331380141.93
Martin Snedden  b Shastri214180014.28
Gary Troup c Gavaskar b Shastri011000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 17, nb 17, w 1)39
TOTAL(119 Ov, RR: 3.15)375
Fall of wickets: 1-60 (John Wright), 2-101 (Bruce Edgar), 3-200 (John Reid), 4-215 (Jeremy Coney), 5-245 (Jock Edwards), 6-292 (Ian Smith), 7-331 (Richard Hadlee), 8-364 (Lance Cairns), 9-375 (Martin Snedden), 10-375 (Gary Troup)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Kapil Dev38911232.94---00
Yograj Singh1536314.20---00
Roger Binny2246713.04---00
Ravi Shastri2895431.92---00
Sandeep Patil1634022.50---00
India 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sunil Gavaskar (c) b Cairns23741113031.08
Chetan Chauhan c Coney b Troup1737553045.94
Dilip Vengsarkar lbw b Cairns39701055055.71
Gundappa Viswanath  b Cairns032000.00
Sandeep Patil c †Smith b Troup6411313710056.63
Kirti Azad  b Cairns20671172029.85
Kapil Dev c †Smith b Troup011000.00
Syed Kirmani run out 1321-1061.90
Roger Binny  b Snedden1118-2061.11
Ravi Shastri not out 317-0017.64
Yograj Singh c †Smith b Cairns422-0018.18
Extras(b 10, lb 13, nb 6)29
TOTAL(72.4 Ov, RR: 3.06)223
Fall of wickets: 1-32 (Chetan Chauhan), 2-70 (Sunil Gavaskar), 3-70 (Gundappa Viswanath), 4-116 (Dilip Vengsarkar), 5-183 (Sandeep Patil), 6-183 (Kapil Dev), 7-198 (Kirti Azad), 8-213 (Syed Kirmani), 9-218 (Roger Binny), 10-223 (Yograj Singh)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Richard Hadlee1646203.87---00
Lance Cairns19.483351.67---00
Martin Snedden2075612.80---00
Gary Troup1754332.52---00
New Zealand 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
John Wright c Viswanath b Kapil Dev828-1028.57
Bruce Edgar c Patil b Binny28751032037.33
John Reid lbw b Kapil Dev724-1029.16
Geoff Howarth (c)c †Kirmani b Patil727-0025.92
Jeremy Coney c sub b Kapil Dev835-1022.85
Jock Edwards c sub b Kapil Dev618-1033.33
Ian Smith not out 1539-2038.46
Richard Hadlee c †Kirmani b Binny737-1018.91
Lance Cairns c Vengsarkar b Shastri04-000.00
Martin Snedden c Vengsarkar b Shastri04-000.00
Gary Troup c Vengsarkar b Shastri01-000.00
Extras(lb 10, nb 2, w 2)14
TOTAL(49 Ov, RR: 2.04)100
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (John Wright), 2-35 (John Reid), 3-57 (Geoff Howarth), 4-58 (Bruce Edgar), 5-73 (Jeremy Coney), 6-78 (Jock Edwards), 7-99 (Richard Hadlee), 8-100 (Lance Cairns), 9-100 (Martin Snedden), 10-100 (Gary Troup)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Kapil Dev1643442.12---00
Roger Binny1242622.16---00
Ravi Shastri30933.00---00
Sandeep Patil17101210.70---00
Kirti Azad10505.00---00
India 2nd INNINGS (target: 253 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sunil Gavaskar (c) b Snedden1233480036.36
Chetan Chauhan  b Hadlee11219008.33
Dilip Vengsarkar c †Smith b Hadlee2659991044.06
Gundappa Viswanath  b Troup923361039.13
Sandeep Patil c †Smith b Cairns4262897067.74
Kirti Azad  b Hadlee1643463037.20
Syed Kirmani  b Cairns1136501030.55
Kapil Dev c Hadlee b Troup926361034.61
Roger Binny not out 26861112030.23
Ravi Shastri c †Smith b Snedden1954703035.18
Yograj Singh c †Smith b Hadlee628371021.42
Extras(b 2, lb 5, nb 6)13
TOTAL(75.3 Ov, RR: 2.51)190
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Chetan Chauhan), 2-30 (Sunil Gavaskar), 3-50 (Gundappa Viswanath), 4-75 (Dilip Vengsarkar), 5-111 (Kirti Azad), 6-117 (Sandeep Patil), 7-136 (Syed Kirmani), 8-136 (Kapil Dev), 9-170 (Ravi Shastri), 10-190 (Yograj Singh)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Richard Hadlee22.376542.88---00
Lance Cairns1983021.57---00
Martin Snedden1743922.29---00
Gary Troup1343422.61---00
Jeremy Coney41902.25---00
MATCH DETAILS
Basin Reserve, Wellington
TossIndia, elected to field first
SeriesIndia tour of New Zealand
Season1980/81
Player Of The Match
Geoff Howarth
Geoff Howarth
Sandeep Patil
Sandeep Patil
Series resultNew Zealand led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 897
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Kirti Azad
Kirti Azad
Martin Snedden
Martin Snedden
Ravi Shastri
Ravi Shastri
Yograj Singh
Yograj Singh
Umpires
New Zealand Image
Fred Goodall
New Zealand Image
Steve Woodward
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 21 Feb - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 241/4 (Geoff Howarth 77*, Jock Edwards 19*)
Sun, 22 Feb - day 2 - India 1st innings 133/4 (Sandeep Patil 30*, Kirti Azad 6*)
Mon, 23 Feb - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 100
Tue, 24 Feb - rest day
Wed, 25 Feb - day 4 - India 2nd innings 190 (75.3 ov) - end of match