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1st Test, The Oval, July 27 - August 01, 1978, New Zealand tour of England and Netherlands
234 & 182
(T:138) 279 & 138/3

England won by 7 wickets

Player Of The Match
New Zealand 1st INNINGS 
John Wright c Radley b Willis621591916038.99
Robert Anderson  b Old49141044.44
Geoff Howarth c Edmonds b Botham942252686041.77
Bruce Edgar c & b Miller01818000.00
Mark Burgess (c)lbw b Willis341301473026.15
Bevan Congdon run out 218150011.11
Jock Edwards  b Miller661100100.00
Richard Hadlee c Brearley b Willis548570010.41
Lance Cairns lbw b Willis517270029.41
Brendon Bracewell c †Taylor b Willis031000.00
Stephen Boock not out 3880037.50
Extras(b 1, lb 7, nb 11)19
TOTAL104.2 Ov (RR: 2.24)234
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Robert Anderson), 2-130 (John Wright), 3-131 (Bruce Edgar), 4-191 (Geoff Howarth), 5-197 (Bevan Congdon), 6-207 (Jock Edwards), 7-224 (Mark Burgess), 8-230 (Richard Hadlee), 9-230 (Brendon Bracewell), 10-234 (Lance Cairns)
Bob Willis20.294252.06---00
Chris Old2074312.15---00
Ian Botham2275812.63---00
Geoff Miller25103121.24---00
Phil Edmonds1724102.41---00
England 1st INNINGS 
Mike Brearley (c)c †Edwards b Bracewell210160020.00
Graham Gooch lbw b Bracewell036000.00
Clive Radley run out 491261502038.88
David Gower run out 11125324914043.87
Graham Roope  b Boock1454490125.92
Geoff Miller lbw b Cairns01110000.00
Ian Botham c Bracewell b Boock2280802027.50
Bob Taylor c †Edwards b Hadlee867630011.94
Phil Edmonds lbw b Hadlee281271403022.04
Chris Old c †Edwards b Cairns1654683029.62
Bob Willis not out 329380010.34
Extras(b 15, lb 8, nb 3)26
TOTAL134.5 Ov (RR: 2.06)279
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Graham Gooch), 2-7 (Mike Brearley), 3-123 (Clive Radley), 4-165 (Graham Roope), 5-166 (Geoff Miller), 6-208 (David Gower), 7-212 (Ian Botham), 8-232 (Bob Taylor), 9-257 (Chris Old), 10-279 (Phil Edmonds)
Richard Hadlee21.564321.96---00
Brendon Bracewell1784622.70---00
Lance Cairns40166521.62---00
Stephen Boock35186121.74---00
Bevan Congdon2163801.80---00
New Zealand 2nd INNINGS 
John Wright lbw b Botham2561662040.98
Robert Anderson c †Taylor b Botham27230028.57
Geoff Howarth  b Willis0813000.00
Bruce Edgar  b Edmonds381091242034.86
Mark Burgess (c)lbw b Botham759690011.86
Bevan Congdon  b Edmonds362072173017.39
Jock Edwards c Brearley b Edmonds1134280032.35
Richard Hadlee  b Edmonds733251021.21
Lance Cairns  b Miller271171191023.07
Brendon Bracewell  b Miller031000.00
Stephen Boock not out 011000.00
Extras(b 8, lb 10, nb 11)29
TOTAL105.1 Ov (RR: 1.73)182
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Robert Anderson), 2-19 (Geoff Howarth), 3-30 (John Wright), 4-70 (Mark Burgess), 5-86 (Bruce Edgar), 6-105 (Jock Edwards), 7-113 (Richard Hadlee), 8-182 (Lance Cairns), 9-182 (Brendon Bracewell), 10-182 (Bevan Congdon)
Bob Willis1323913.00---00
Chris Old521302.60---00
Ian Botham1924632.42---00
Geoff Miller34193521.02---00
Phil Edmonds34.1232040.58---00
England 2nd INNINGS (Target: 138 runs)
Mike Brearley (c)lbw b Boock1150601022.00
Graham Gooch not out 9117518711052.00
Clive Radley lbw b Bracewell23538005.71
David Gower c Howarth b Cairns1123290047.82
Graham Roope not out 1041530024.39
Extras(b 2, lb 3, nb 8)13
TOTAL52.3 Ov (RR: 2.62)138/3
Fall of wickets: 1-26 (Mike Brearley), 2-51 (Clive Radley), 3-82 (David Gower)
Richard Hadlee11.331801.56---00
Brendon Bracewell1332612.00---00
Lance Cairns702113.00---00
Stephen Boock2065512.75---00
Bevan Congdon10505.00---00
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Kennington Oval, London
TossNew Zealand, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
David Gower
Series resultEngland led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 828
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Brendon Bracewell
Brendon Bracewell
Bruce Edgar
Bruce Edgar
Barrie Meyer
David Constant
Thu, 27 Jul - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 224/7 (Richard Hadlee 5*)
Fri, 28 Jul - day 2 - England 1st innings 225/7 (Bob Taylor 6*, Phil Edmonds 8*)
Sat, 29 Jul - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 123/7 (Bevan Congdon 15*, Lance Cairns 1*)
Sun, 30 Jul - rest day
Mon, 31 Jul - day 4 - no play
Tue, 01 Aug - day 5 - England 2nd innings 138/3 (52.3 ov) - end of match
England Innings
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