Middlesex v New Zealanders
New Zealand in British Isles 1978
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 8th, 10th, 11th July 1978 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNew Zealanders won by an innings and 10 runs
UmpiresKE Palmer, TW Spencer
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 80/4 (Barlow 12*, Gould 0*)
Close of play day 2New Zealanders (1) 209/7 (Parker 39*, Cairns 2*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JM Brearleyc Boock b Hadlee23     
MJ Smithlbw b Hadlee19     
CT Radleyc Edgar b Hadlee7     
GD Barlowc Edwards b Hadlee15     
KP Tomlinslbw b Cairns9     
+IJ Gouldc and b Cairns29     
MW Gattingb Cairns0     
NG Featherstonec Cairns b Bracewell9     
JE Embureynot out6     
MWW Selveyc Edgar b Boock1     
AA Jonesb Boock4     
Extras(2 lb, 9 nb)11
Total(all out, 54.5 overs)133
Fall of wickets:
1-44, 2-56, 3-57, 4-79, 5-96, 6-97, 7-120, 8-128, 9-129, 10-133 (54.5 ov)
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hadlee18   6374--
Bracewell13   3301--
Cairns21   5463--

New Zealanders first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RW Andersonlbw b Selvey39     
JG Wrightb Featherstone39     
GP Howarthc Selvey b Gatting25     
BA Edgarlbw b Gatting13     
JM Parkerst Gould b Emburey50     
+GN Edwardslbw b Gatting6     
RJ Hadleec Radley b Emburey11     
*MG Burgessb Selvey15     
BL Cairnsc Tomlins b Selvey6     
BP Bracewellb Selvey0     
SL Boocknot out0     
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 12 nb, 1 w)21
Total(all out, 84.3 overs)225
Fall of wickets:
1-70, 2-104, 3-130, 4-131, 5-151, 6-176, 7-204, 8-223, 9-223, 10-225 (84.3 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones16   5380--
Selvey25   6724--
Featherstone9   2321--
Gatting12   5203--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MJ Smithc Edwards b Cairns33     
CT Radleylbw b Boock3     
GD Barlowc Edwards b Cairns3     
KP Tomlinsc Edwards b Boock5     
+IJ Gouldc Edwards b Cairns0     
MW Gattingb Cairns1     
NG Featherstonec Edwards b Boock6     
JE Embureyc Burgess b Boock0     
MWW Selveynot out1     
AA Jonesb Boock7     
*JM Brearleyabsent hurt
Extras(5 b, 6 lb, 12 nb)23
Total(all out, 27.1 overs)82
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-61, 3-65, 4-65, 5-65, 6-71, 7-71, 8-73, 9-82 (27.1 ov)
New Zealanders bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hadlee7   2190--
Bracewell4   0140--
Cairns7   3174--

--> JM Brearley (1) passed 19500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 17