England v New Zealand
New Zealand in British Isles 1969 (3rd Test)
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 25th, 26th August 1969 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNew Zealand won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEngland won by 8 wickets
UmpiresAE Fagg, TW Spencer
Close of play day 1New Zealand (1) 123/7 (Hastings 11*)
Close of play day 2England (1) 174/5 (Sharpe 34*, Illingworth 0*)
Close of play day 3New Zealand (2) 71/2 (Congdon 18*, Dowling 13*)
Close of play day 4England (2) 32/1 (Edrich 18*, Denness 4*)
Batsman of the MatchJH Edrich
Bowler of the MatchBR Taylor, DL Underwood
Batsman of the MatchBF Hastings

New Zealand first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BAG Murrayb Snow21312-- 
GM Turnerc Sharpe b Underwood531641774- 
BE Congdonc Sharpe b Underwood241201272- 
*GT Dowlingc Edrich b Illingworth1448453- 
BF Hastingsb Illingworth2169851- 
V Pollardst Knott b Illingworth1336232- 
BR Taylorc Denness b Underwood046-- 
+KJ Wadsworthc Arnold b Underwood21511-- 
RC Motzc Arnold b Underwood1627222- 
RS Cunisc Illingworth b Underwood011-- 
HJ Howarthnot out043-- 
Extras(5 nb)5
Total(all out, 82.3 overs)150
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (Murray), 2-77 (Congdon), 3-90 (Turner), 4-96 (Dowling), 5-118 (Pollard), 6-119 (Taylor), 7-123 (Wadsworth), 8-150 (Motz), 9-150 (Cunis), 10-150 (Hastings, 82.3 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Arnold8   2130--
Snow10   4221--
Ward5   0100--
Underwood26   12416--
D'Oliveira1   040--

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Edrichb Howarth681741769- 
G Boycottb Cunis461141365- 
MH Dennessc Wadsworth b Cunis24347-- 
PJ Sharpelbw b Motz481021336- 
BL D'Oliveirac Cunis b Howarth1715-- 
+APE Knottc Murray b Taylor2146431- 
*R Illingworthc Wadsworth b Taylor41920-- 
GG Arnoldb Taylor11712-- 
DL Underwoodlbw b Taylor3116-- 
JA Snownot out21414321 
A Wardc Turner b Cunis2115224- 
Extras(5 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(all out, 98 overs)242
Fall of wickets:
1-88 (Boycott), 2-118 (Edrich), 3-118 (Denness), 4-131 (D'Oliveira), 5-174 (Knott), 6-180 (Illingworth), 7-188 (Arnold), 8-192 (Underwood), 9-202 (Sharpe), 10-242 (Ward, 98 ov)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Motz19   6541--
Taylor21   9474--
Cunis19   3493--
Howarth34   14662--
Pollard5   1200--

New Zealand second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BAG Murrayc and b Underwood53140-- 
GM Turnerb Underwood2556545- 
BE Congdonc Knott b Ward3096952- 
*GT Dowlinglbw b Snow301401703- 
BF Hastingsc Knott b Ward612152186- 
V Pollardc Denness b Underwood923321- 
BR Taylorst Knott b Underwood4681- 
+KJ Wadsworthc Knott b Snow104257-- 
RC Motzc Denness b Underwood1158741- 
RS Cunislbw b Underwood73938-- 
HJ Howarthnot out488-- 
Extras(3 b, 11 lb, 19 nb)33
Total(all out, 116.3 overs)229
Fall of wickets:
1-22 (Murray), 2-39 (Turner), 3-88 (Congdon), 4-124 (Dowling), 5-153 (Pollard), 6-159 (Taylor), 7-200 (Wadsworth), 8-206 (Hastings), 9-224 (Cunis), 10-229 (Motz, 116.3 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Arnold10   3170--
Snow21   4522--
Illingworth15   9200--
D'Oliveira14   9190--
Ward18   10282--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Edrichc Wadsworth b Cunis2257673- 
G Boycottb Cunis81922-- 
MH Dennessnot out551351417- 
PJ Sharpenot out45106965- 
BL D'Oliveiradid not bat      
+APE Knottdid not bat      
*R Illingworthdid not bat      
GG Arnolddid not bat      
DL Underwooddid not bat      
JA Snowdid not bat      
A Warddid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)8
Total(2 wickets, 52.3 overs)138
Fall of wickets:
1-19 (Boycott), 2-56 (Edrich)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cunis11   3362--
Howarth23   10320--
Taylor4   0110--
Pollard5   1160--

--> MH Denness made his debut in Test matches
--> RC Motz made his last appearance in Test matches
--> PJ Sharpe made his last appearance in Test matches
--> GM Turner (1) 50 in 120 balls, 145 minutes with 4 fours
--> GM Turner (1) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches for the season when he reached 49
--> JH Edrich (1) 50 in 143 balls, 151 minutes
--> A Ward (1) passed his previous highest score of 19 in Test matches
--> BF Hastings (2) 50 in 175 balls, 183 minutes
--> MH Denness (2) 50 in 125 balls, 130 minutes
--> MH Denness made his debut for England in First-Class matches
--> RS Cunis made his debut in England in Test matches
--> BR Taylor reached 50 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed APE Knott, his 1st wicket in the England first innings
--> RC Motz reached 100 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed PJ Sharpe, his 1st wicket in the England first innings