result
1st ODI, Scarborough, Jul 15 1978, New Zealand tour of England and Netherlands
206/8
(55 ov, target 207)187/8
England won by 19 runs
player of the match
Match centre 
Scorecard summary
England206/8(55 overs)
New Zealand187/8(55 overs)
Match details
North Marine Road Ground, Scarborough
TossNew Zealand, elected to field first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of England and Netherlands
Season1978
Player Of The Match
Graham Gooch
Graham Gooch
Series resultEngland led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 52
Match daysday(55-over match)
ODI debut
John Wright
John Wright
Stephen Boock
Stephen Boock
Umpires
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David Constant
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John Langridge