result
1st Test, Melbourne, Dec 29 1973 - Jan 2 1974, New Zealand tour of Australia
462/8d
(81.6 ov)(f/o) 237 & 200
Australia won by an innings and 25 runs
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Scorecard summary
Australia462/8(101.5 overs)1st INNINGS
Keith Stackpole122 (192)
Doug Walters79 (142)
Dayle Hadlee4/102(20)
Bevan Congdon2/31(8.5)
New Zealand237/10(79.7 overs)1st INNINGS
Ken Wadsworth80 (126)
John Morrison44 (139)
Gary Gilmour4/75(22)
Ashley Mallett2/46(16.7)
New Zealand200/9(81.6 overs)2nd INNINGS
Match details
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of Australia
Season1973/74
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
Umpires
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Jack Collins
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Tom Brooks
Balls per over8