3rd Test, The Oval, Aug 21 - 26 1969, New Zealand tour of England
150 & 229
(target 138)242 & 138/2
England won by 8 wickets
Player Of The Match
68 & 22
Player Of The Series
24 runs • 24 wkts
New Zealand 1st INNINGS
Bruce Murray  b Snow213120015.38
Glenn Turner c Sharpe b Underwood531641774032.31
Bevan Congdon c Sharpe b Underwood241201272020.00
Graham Dowling (c)c Edrich b Illingworth1448453029.16
Brian Hastings  b Illingworth2169851030.43
Vic Pollard st †Knott b Illingworth1336232036.11
Bruce Taylor c Denness b Underwood046000.00
Ken Wadsworth c Arnold b Underwood215110013.33
Dick Motz c Arnold b Underwood1627222059.25
Bob Cunis c Illingworth b Underwood011000.00
Hedley Howarth not out 043000.00
Extras(nb 5)5
TOTAL(82.3 Ov, RR: 1.81)150
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Bruce Murray), 2-77 (Bevan Congdon), 3-90 (Glenn Turner), 4-96 (Graham Dowling), 5-118 (Vic Pollard), 6-119 (Bruce Taylor), 7-123 (Ken Wadsworth), 8-150 (Dick Motz), 9-150 (Bob Cunis), 10-150 (Brian Hastings)
Geoff Arnold821301.62---00
John Snow1042212.20---00
Alan Ward501002.00---00
Ray Illingworth32.3135531.69---00
Derek Underwood26124161.57---00
Basil D'Oliveira10404.00---00
England 1st INNINGS
John Edrich  b Howarth681741769039.08
Geoff Boycott  b Cunis461141365040.35
Mike Denness c †Wadsworth b Cunis24347004.65
Phil Sharpe lbw b Motz481021336047.05
Basil D'Oliveira c Cunis b Howarth17150014.28
Alan Knott c Murray b Taylor2146431045.65
Ray Illingworth (c)c †Wadsworth b Taylor419200021.05
Geoff Arnold  b Taylor11712005.88
Derek Underwood lbw b Taylor31160027.27
John Snow not out 2141432151.21
Alan Ward c Turner b Cunis21152240140.00
Extras(lb 5, nb 1)6
TOTAL(98 Ov, RR: 2.46)242
Fall of wickets: 1-88 (Geoff Boycott), 2-118 (John Edrich), 3-118 (Mike Denness), 4-131 (Basil D'Oliveira), 5-174 (Alan Knott), 6-180 (Ray Illingworth), 7-188 (Geoff Arnold), 8-192 (Derek Underwood), 9-202 (Phil Sharpe), 10-242 (Alan Ward)
Dick Motz1965412.84---00
Bruce Taylor2194742.23---00
Bob Cunis1934932.57---00
Hedley Howarth34146621.94---00
Vic Pollard512004.00---00
New Zealand 2nd INNINGS
Bruce Murray c & b Underwood531400016.12
Glenn Turner  b Underwood2556545044.64
Bevan Congdon c †Knott b Ward3096952031.25
Graham Dowling (c)lbw b Snow301401703021.42
Brian Hastings c †Knott b Ward612152186028.37
Vic Pollard c Denness b Underwood923321039.13
Bruce Taylor st †Knott b Underwood4681066.66
Ken Wadsworth c †Knott b Snow1042570023.80
Dick Motz c Denness b Underwood1158741018.96
Bob Cunis lbw b Underwood739380017.94
Hedley Howarth not out 4880050.00
Extras(b 3, lb 11, nb 19)33
TOTAL(116.3 Ov, RR: 1.96)229
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Bruce Murray), 2-39 (Glenn Turner), 3-88 (Bevan Congdon), 4-124 (Graham Dowling), 5-153 (Vic Pollard), 6-159 (Bruce Taylor), 7-200 (Ken Wadsworth), 8-206 (Brian Hastings), 9-224 (Bob Cunis), 10-229 (Dick Motz)
Geoff Arnold1031701.70---00
John Snow2145222.47---00
Alan Ward18102821.55---00
Ray Illingworth1592001.33---00
Derek Underwood38.3156061.55---00
Basil D'Oliveira1491901.35---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 138 runs)
John Edrich c †Wadsworth b Cunis2257673038.59
Geoff Boycott  b Cunis819220042.10
Mike Denness not out 551351417040.74
Phil Sharpe not out 45106965042.45
Extras(b 2, lb 4, nb 2)8
TOTAL(52.3 Ov, RR: 2.62)138/2
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Geoff Boycott), 2-56 (John Edrich)
Dick Motz9.313503.68---00
Bruce Taylor401102.75---00
Bob Cunis1133623.27---00
Hedley Howarth23103201.39---00
Vic Pollard511603.20---00
Kennington Oval, London
TossNew Zealand, elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of England
Player Of The Match
John Edrich
John Edrich
Bruce Taylor
Bruce Taylor
Derek Underwood
Derek Underwood
Brian Hastings
Brian Hastings
Player Of The Series
Derek Underwood
Derek Underwood
Derek Underwood
Derek Underwood
Series resultEngland won the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 658
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Mike Denness
Mike Denness
England Image
Arthur Fagg
England Image
Tom Spencer
Thu, 21 Aug - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 123/7 (Brian Hastings 11*)
Fri, 22 Aug - day 2 - England 1st innings 174/5 (Phil Sharpe 34*, Ray Illingworth 0*)
Sat, 23 Aug - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 71/2 (Bevan Congdon 18*, Graham Dowling 13*)
Sun, 24 Aug - rest day
Mon, 25 Aug - day 4 - England 2nd innings 32/1 (John Edrich 18*, Mike Denness 4*)
Tue, 26 Aug - day 5 - England 2nd innings 138/2 (52.3 ov) - end of match