Gloucestershire v New Zealanders
New Zealand in British Isles 1978
VenuePhoenix County Ground, Bristol on 28th, 29th, 30th June 1978 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJG Langridge, J van Geloven
Close of play day 1New Zealanders (1) 4/0 (Wright 4*, Anderson 0*; 2 overs)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 23/2 (Zaheer Abbas 15*, Brassington 0*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Stovoldlbw b Cairns33     
A Taitc Edgar b Bracewell4     
Zaheer Abbasc Bracewell b Boock83     
*DR Shepherdlbw b Thomson5     
S Williamsb Thomson0     
DA Graveneyc Howarth b Boock36     
IC Crawfordc Edwards b Boock14     
+AJ Brassingtonlbw b Boock5     
JH Shackletonc and b Cairns1     
J Daveynot out15     
BM Brainc Bracewell b Cairns12     
Extras(6 b, 6 lb, 7 nb)19
Total(all out, 85 overs)227
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-74, 3-89, 4-89, 5-161, 6-193, 7-196, 8-199, 9-205, 10-227 (85 ov)
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bracewell16   2601--
Thomson22   9502--
Cairns25   5633--
Boock22   9354--

New Zealanders first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Wrightretired hurt7     
RW Andersonc Brassington b Brain4     
BA Edgarb Brain12     
GP Howarthlbw b Brain69     
*MG Burgessc Tait b Graveney56     
BE Congdonlbw b Brain0     
+GN Edwardsnot out9     
BL Cairnsc and b Brain13     
BP Bracewelldid not bat      
GB Thomsondid not bat      
SL Boockdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 1 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)9
Total(6 wickets, declared, 56.4 overs)179
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-40, 3-154, 4-154, 5-156, 6-179 (56.4 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davey13   5170--
Shackleton10   1320--
Graveney12   2471--
Crawford5   1260--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AW Stovoldb Bracewell0     
A Taitc Edwards b Bracewell6     
Zaheer Abbasnot out121     
+AJ Brassingtonb Bracewell15     
*DR Shepherdnot out53     
S Williamsdid not bat      
DA Graveneydid not bat      
IC Crawforddid not bat      
JH Shackletondid not bat      
J Daveydid not bat      
BM Braindid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 5 lb, 3 nb)12
Total(3 wickets, declared, 51 overs)207
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-16, 3-60
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bracewell12   1383--
Thomson21   2740--
Cairns7   2260--
Boock11   2570--

New Zealanders second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RW Andersonc Brassington b Davey122     
BA Edgarrun out50     
BE Congdonnot out43     
*MG Burgessc Zaheer Abbas b Shackleton14     
+GN Edwardsb Brain0     
BL Cairnsc Shepherd b Brain3     
GP Howarthb Davey5     
JG Wrightnot out3     
BP Bracewelldid not bat      
GB Thomsondid not bat      
SL Boockdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 11 lb)13
Total(6 wickets, 61 overs)253
Fall of wickets:
1-81, 2-154, 3-211, 4-216, 5-233, 6-242
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brain19   2682--
Davey18   3682--
Shackleton15   3721--
Graveney9   4320--

--> Day 3 Lunch: Gloucestershire (2) ?/? (Zaheer Abbas 121*, [unknown] ?*)
--> S Williams made his debut in First-Class matches
--> S Williams made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> IC Crawford made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> Zaheer Abbas (2) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches for the season when he reached 69
--> BP Bracewell made his debut in England in First-Class matches
--> GB Thomson made his debut in England in First-Class matches
--> DA Graveney reached 300 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the New Zealanders first innings
--> JG Wright retired hurt in the New Zealanders first innings having scored 7 (team score 8/0)