Essex v New Zealanders
New Zealand in British Isles 1973
VenueChalkwell Park, Westcliff-on-Sea on 14th, 16th, 17th July 1973 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNew Zealanders won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNew Zealanders won by an innings and 18 runs
UmpiresH Horton, CG Pepper
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 47/2 (Francis 29*, Taylor 9*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 110/4 (Cooke 18*, Turner 0*)

New Zealanders first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RE Redmondlbw b Hobbs22     
RW Andersonlbw b Turner13     
*BE Congdonc Smith b Hobbs8     
BF Hastingsb Edmeades67     
MG Burgessc Francis b Turner141     
V Pollardc Smith b Edmeades73     
+KJ Wadsworthc East b Turner5     
BR Taylornot out16     
RJ Hadleedid not bat      
RO Collingedid not bat      
EK Gillottdid not bat      
Extras(2 lb, 10 nb, 1 w)13
Total(7 wickets, declared, 101.3 overs)358
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-43, 3-54, 4-187, 5-320, 6-330, 7-358 (101.3 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Turner21   2583--
Hobbs21   3902--
East23   8620--
Acfield12   1590--
Pont12   1480--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BEA Edmeadesc Redmond b Collinge1     
BC Francisc Redmond b Collinge39     
BR Hardiec Wadsworth b Hadlee2     
*B Taylorb Hadlee14     
KR Pontb Taylor25     
S Turnerc Hastings b Collinge6     
RMO Cookec Burgess b Congdon44     
RE Eastc Burgess b Hadlee18     
+N Smithc Taylor b Congdon11     
RNS Hobbsc Burgess b Hadlee0     
DL Acfieldnot out7     
Extras(6 b, 2 lb, 5 nb, 1 w)14
Total(all out, 59.4 overs)181
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-20, 3-62, 4-66, 5-77, 6-100, 7-161, 8-165, 9-165, 10-181 (59.4 ov)
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Collinge19   4633--
Hadlee20   5444--
Taylor12   4291--

Essex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
BEA Edmeadesb Taylor41     
BC Francisc Wadsworth b Hadlee0     
BR Hardiec Wadsworth b Taylor24     
RMO Cookelbw b Hadlee18     
KR Pontb Gillott15     
S Turnerc Pollard b Taylor19     
RE Eastc Burgess b Taylor2     
*B Taylorb Congdon19     
+N Smithc Wadsworth b Congdon3     
RNS Hobbsb Congdon4     
DL Acfieldnot out2     
Extras(7 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 59 overs)159
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-74, 3-77, 4-106, 5-110, 6-118, 7-137, 8-142, 9-148, 10-159 (59 ov)
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Collinge6   1130--
Hadlee12   1482--
Taylor20   8394--
Congdon12   2263--
Gillott5   281--
Pollard4   0130--

--> BF Hastings (1) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 30
--> V Pollard (1) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 19
--> RMO Cooke (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 24
--> RO Collinge reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Essex first innings
--> BE Congdon reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex second innings