1st Test, Melbourne, Dec 29 1973 - Jan 2 1974, New Zealand tour of Australia
(81.6 ov)(f/o) 237 & 200
Australia won by an innings and 25 runs
Australia 1st INNINGS
Keith Stackpole c Parker b Shrimpton12219222213063.54
Paul Sheahan c †Wadsworth b DR Hadlee28691001040.57
Ian Chappell (c)c RJ Hadlee b Shrimpton541121353048.21
Greg Chappell c †Wadsworth b Congdon60115937152.17
Doug Walters c †Wadsworth b DR Hadlee791421799055.63
Ian Davis c †Wadsworth b DR Hadlee1542481035.71
Rod Marsh c Parker b DR Hadlee617200035.29
Kerry O'Keeffe not out 4067902059.70
Gary Gilmour  b Congdon5258695089.65
Extras(lb 4, nb 1, w 1)6
TOTAL(101.5 Ov, RR: 3.40, 479 Mts)462/8d
Fall of wickets: 1-75 (Paul Sheahan), 2-203 (Keith Stackpole), 3-212 (Ian Chappell), 4-304 (Greg Chappell), 5-345 (Ian Davis), 6-363 (Rod Marsh), 7-381 (Doug Walters), 8-462 (Gary Gilmour)
Richard Hadlee25410403.12---00
Bryan Andrews19210003.94---01
Dayle Hadlee20210243.82---00
David O'Sullivan2238002.72---10
Mike Shrimpton703924.17---00
Bevan Congdon8.513122.69---00
New Zealand 1st INNINGS
Glenn Turner c Gilmour b Dell658720010.34
John Parker c IM Chappell b O'Keeffe271291511020.93
Mike Shrimpton c †Marsh b Gilmour1646431034.78
Brian Hastings  b O'Keeffe12426004.16
Bevan Congdon (c)st †Marsh b Mallett3165634047.69
John Morrison c †Marsh b Gilmour441391404031.65
Ken Wadsworth c GS Chappell b Gilmour801261388063.49
Richard Hadlee c †Marsh b Gilmour916191056.25
Dayle Hadlee run out (Mallett/†Marsh)217220011.76
David O'Sullivan c Davis b Mallett616180037.50
Bryan Andrews not out 068000.00
Extras(b 8, lb 5, nb 2)15
TOTAL(79.7 Ov, RR: 2.22, 354 Mts)237
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Glenn Turner), 2-47 (Mike Shrimpton), 3-51 (Brian Hastings), 4-56 (John Parker), 5-100 (Bevan Congdon), 6-189 (John Morrison), 7-215 (Richard Hadlee), 8-230 (Dayle Hadlee), 9-237 (Ken Wadsworth), 10-237 (David O'Sullivan)
Tony Dell2275411.84---01
Gary Gilmour2247542.55---00
Greg Chappell42400.75---00
Ashley Mallett16.724622.04---01
Kerry O'Keeffe1444022.14---00
Ian Chappell10302.25---00
John Parker c IM Chappell b Walters2363761036.50
John Morrison c †Marsh b Walters1641511039.02
Mike Shrimpton  b Walters2277751028.57
Brian Hastings c †Marsh b Mallett221291121017.05
Bevan Congdon (c)c †Marsh b Mallett1455521025.45
Ken Wadsworth c Stackpole b Mallett3063672047.61
Richard Hadlee c IM Chappell b O'Keeffe629271020.68
Dayle Hadlee c & b O'Keeffe37123975030.08
David O'Sullivan c & b Mallett850411016.00
Bryan Andrews not out 524220020.83
Glenn Turner absent hurt------
Extras(b 8, lb 9)17
TOTAL(81.6 Ov, RR: 1.83, 316 Mts)200
Fall of wickets: 1-37 (John Morrison), 2-54 (John Parker), 3-83 (Mike Shrimpton), 4-109 (Bevan Congdon), 5-113 (Brian Hastings), 6-134 (Richard Hadlee), 7-150 (Ken Wadsworth), 8-188 (David O'Sullivan), 9-200 (Dayle Hadlee)
Tony Dell50901.35---00
Gary Gilmour301604.00---00
Greg Chappell731801.92---00
Doug Walters1342631.50---00
Kerry O'Keeffe29.6125121.28---00
Ashley Mallett2446341.96---00
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of Australia
Series resultAustralia led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 728
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Bryan Andrews
Bryan Andrews
Gary Gilmour
Gary Gilmour
Ian Davis
Ian Davis
John Morrison
John Morrison
Australia Image
Jack Collins
Australia Image
Tom Brooks
Balls per over8
Sat, 29 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 335/4 (Doug Walters 52*, Ian Davis 15*)
Sun, 30 Dec - day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 51/3 (John Parker 26*)
Mon, 31 Dec - rest day
Tue, 01 Jan - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 85/3 (Brian Hastings 12*, Bevan Congdon 1*)
Wed, 02 Jan - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 200 (81.6 ov) - end of match
  • 12th Men: MHN Walker (Aust) and JV Coney (NZ)
  • Crowds: 20708, 11284, 14314, 4175. Total: 50,481. Receipts: $39,883