Young New Zealand v England XI
England in New Zealand and Pakistan 1977/78
VenueTemuka Oval, Temuka on 20th, 21st, 22nd February 1978 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossEngland XI won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEngland XI won by an innings and 23 runs
UmpiresAH Hart, EG Wainscott
Close of play day 1England XI (1) 229/4 (Randall 103*, Miller 13*)
Close of play day 2Young New Zealand (1) 129/9 (Gray 11*)

England XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*G Boycottc DW Bracewell b Snedden5     
BC Roselbw b DW Bracewell17     
DW Randallc Snedden b DW Bracewell104     
CT Radleyc Gray b DW Bracewell13     
GRJ Roopec DW Bracewell b BP Bracewell46     
G Millerc Edwards b Gray42     
+RW Taylorc BP Bracewell b Gray26     
CM Oldc Blair b Gray13     
PH Edmondsc Coney b Gray0     
JK Leverb DW Bracewell5     
RGD Willisnot out1     
Extras(9 b, 4 lb, 24 nb, 1 w)38
Total(all out, 114.7 overs)310
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-47, 3-78, 4-182, 5-244, 6-290, 7-290, 8-291, 9-302, 10-310 (114.7 ov)
Young New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
BP Bracewell21   5421--
Snedden13   3391--
McKechnie17   6300--
DW Bracewell32   7874--
Coney6   4160--

Young New Zealand first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IA Rutherfordb Lever4     
*BA Edgarc Edmonds b Miller41     
JV Coneyc Edmonds b Willis1     
JF Reidc Radley b Edmonds15     
+GN Edwardsc and b Miller0     
BR Blairb Edmonds11     
BJ McKechniec Roope b Miller33     
DW Bracewellc Rose b Miller0     
EJ Graynot out12     
MC Sneddenc Roope b Miller3     
BP Bracewellc and b Miller9     
Extras(1 b, 7 lb, 2 nb)10
Total(all out, 57.1 overs)139
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-30, 3-68, 4-68, 5-70, 6-106, 7-112, 8-113, 9-129, 10-139 (57.1 ov)
England XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Willis6   3181--
Lever6   2111--
Edmonds20   9262--
Old3   130--

Young New Zealand second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
IA Rutherfordc Miller b Lever8     
*BA Edgarlbw b Miller13     
JV Coneylbw b Edmonds5     
JF Reidc Rose b Edmonds15     
+GN Edwardsc Lever b Miller28     
BR Blairc Taylor b Miller26     
BJ McKechnieb Miller5     
DW Bracewellnot out23     
EJ Grayb Lever5     
MC Sneddenlbw b Lever0     
BP Bracewellb Lever2     
Extras(8 b, 9 lb, 1 nb)18
Total(all out, 50.4 overs)148
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-27, 3-45, 4-82, 5-83, 6-90, 7-119, 8-146, 9-146, 10-148 (50.4 ov)
England XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Willis4   270--
Edmonds21   10442--
Miller17   2534--

--> RGD Willis reached 500 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Young New Zealand first innings