England v New Zealand
New Zealand in British Isles 1978 (3rd Test)
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 24th, 25th, 26th, 28th August 1978 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNew Zealand won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEngland won by 7 wickets
UmpiresHD Bird, BJ Meyer
ScorersWN Larkins (New Zealand), E Solomon (England)
Close of play day 1New Zealand (1) 280/5 (Howarth 105*, Anderson 8*)
Close of play day 2England (1) 175/2 (Radley 75*, Gower 55*)
Close of play day 3New Zealand (2) 37/7 (Burgess 8*)
Man of the MatchGP Howarth

New Zealand first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Wrightc Edmonds b Botham1776902- 
+BA Edgarc Edmonds b Emburey39881107- 
GP Howarthc Taylor b Botham12329133614- 
JM Parkerlbw b Hendrick1448591- 
*MG Burgesslbw b Botham681451448- 
BE Congdonc Emburey b Botham289-- 
RW Andersonb Botham164644-- 
RJ Hadleec Brearley b Botham045-- 
RO Collingec Emburey b Willis1975832- 
SL Boocknot out46064-- 
BP Bracewellst Taylor b Emburey426241- 
Extras(4 b, 18 lb, 7 nb, 4 w)33
Total(all out, 498 minutes, 143.1 overs)339
Fall of wickets:
1-65 (Wright), 2-70 (Edgar), 3-117 (Parker), 4-247 (Burgess), 5-253 (Congdon), 6-290 (Anderson), 7-290 (Hadlee), 8-321 (Howarth), 9-333 (Collinge), 10-339 (Bracewell, 143.1 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Willis29   9791-6
Hendrick28   143911-
Botham38   13101621
Edmonds12   3190--
Gooch10   02901-

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GA Goochc Boock b Hadlee221-- 
G Boycottc Hadlee b Bracewell24731033- 
CT Radleyc Congdon b Hadlee772002299- 
DI Gowerc Wright b Boock711391808- 
*JM Brearleyc Edgar b Hadlee3391137-- 
IT Bothamc Edgar b Collinge2178963- 
+RW Taylorlbw b Hadlee11618-- 
PH Edmondsc Edgar b Hadlee519221- 
JE Embureyb Collinge23450-- 
M Hendrickb Bracewell123357-- 
RGD Willisnot out71621-- 
Extras(7 b, 5 lb, 22 nb)34
Total(all out, 467 minutes, 112.3 overs)289
Fall of wickets:
1-2 (Gooch), 2-66 (Boycott), 3-180 (Radley), 4-211 (Gower), 5-249 (Brearley), 6-255 (Taylor), 7-258 (Botham), 8-263 (Edmonds), 9-274 (Emburey), 10-289 (Hendrick, 112.3 ov)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hadlee32   9845-12
Collinge30   9582-5
Boock25   10331--
Congdon6   1120--

New Zealand second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Wrightb Botham1252701- 
+BA Edgarb Botham416201- 
RW Andersonc Taylor b Willis11513-- 
JM Parkerc Taylor b Botham31517-- 
*MG Burgessc Hendrick b Botham1444583- 
BE Congdonc Taylor b Willis31721-- 
SL Boockc Radley b Willis046-- 
BP Bracewellc Hendrick b Willis031-- 
GP Howarthnot out1450551- 
RJ Hadleerun out55181- 
RO Collingeb Botham01223-- 
Extras(3 lb, 8 nb)11
Total(all out, 162 minutes, 37.1 overs)67
Fall of wickets:
1-10 (Edgar), 2-14 (Anderson), 3-20 (Parker), 4-29 (Wright), 5-33 (Congdon), 6-37 (Boock), 7-37 (Bracewell), 8-43 (Burgess), 9-57 (Hadlee), 10-67 (Collinge, 37.1 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Willis16   8164-7
Emburey3   210--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GA Goochnot out42951366- 
G Boycottb Hadlee414201- 
CT Radleyb Hadlee011-- 
DI Gowerc Congdon b Bracewell46616551 
*JM Brearleynot out828451- 
IT Bothamdid not bat      
+RW Taylordid not bat      
PH Edmondsdid not bat      
JE Embureydid not bat      
M Hendrickdid not bat      
RGD Willisdid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 11 nb, 4 w)18
Total(3 wickets, 135 minutes, 30.5 overs)118
Fall of wickets:
1-14 (Boycott), 2-14 (Radley), 3-84 (Gower)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Collinge6   1260-2
Boock5   1110--
Bracewell6   0321-5

--> The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
--> JE Emburey made his debut in Test matches
--> BE Congdon made his last appearance in Test matches
--> BE Congdon made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> RW Anderson made his last appearance in Test matches
--> RO Collinge made his last appearance in Test matches
--> RO Collinge made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> CT Radley made his last appearance in Test matches
--> GP Howarth (1) 50 in 153 balls, 156 minutes
--> GP Howarth (1) 100 in 233 balls, 256 minutes with 12 fours
--> GP Howarth (1) passed his previous highest score of 122 in Test matches
--> MG Burgess (1) 50 in 121 balls, 111 minutes
--> MG Burgess (1) passed 9000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 4
--> CT Radley (1) 50 in 116 balls, 142 minutes
--> CT Radley (1) passed 17000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 62
--> DI Gower (1) 50 in 80 balls, 109 minutes
--> DI Gower (1) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches for the season when he reached 39
--> IT Botham (1) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 21
--> GA Gooch (2) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches for the season when he reached 29
--> JE Emburey made his debut for England in First-Class matches
--> RGD Willis reached 150 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed SL Boock, his 3rd wicket in the New Zealand second innings