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New Zealand cricket team in India in 1976–77

The New Zealand national cricket team toured India in 1976-77 season.[1] The two teams played three Tests. India won test series 2-0.

Test matches

1st Test

10–15 November 1976
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399 (142.5 overs)
Sunil Gavaskar 119
Richard Hadlee 4/95 (29 overs)
298 (153.3 overs)
John Parker 104
Bhagwat Chandrasekhar 4/77 (44 overs)
202/4 d. (58 overs)
Brijesh Patel 82
Richard Collinge 2/45 (12 overs)
141 (80.2 overs)
Warren Lees 42
Bishan Singh Bedi 5/27 (33 overs)
India won by 162 runs
Wankhede Stadium, Bombay
Umpires: J Reuben, B Satyaji Rao
  • India won the toss and decided to bat

2nd Test

18–23 November 1976
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524/9 d. (168 overs)
Mohinder Amarnath 70
Peter Petherick 3/109 (45 overs)
350 (142.5 overs)
Glenn Turner 113
Bishan Singh Bedi 3/80 (41 overs)
208/2 d. (52 overs)
Gundappa Viswanath 103
Richard Hadlee 2/56 (15 overs)
193/7 (117 overs)
Warren Lees 49
Bishan Singh Bedi 3/42 (40 overs)
  • India won the toss and decided to bat

India's first innings is still the highest innings in Test match history that does not feature an individual century by a batsman.[2]

3rd Test

26 Nov-2 Dec 1976
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298 (133.1 overs)
Gundappa Viswanath 87
Lance Cairns 5/55 (33.1 overs)
140 (55.4 overs)
Mark Burgess 40
Bishan Singh Bedi 5/48 (16.4 overs)
201/5 d. (61.5 overs)
Mohinder Amarnath 55
Richard Hadlee 2/52 (17 overs)
143 (67 overs)
John Parker 38
Bishan Singh Bedi 4/22 (22 overs)
India won by 216 runs
Madras Cricket Club Ground, Chepauk, Madras
Umpires: MI Ghouse, KB Ramaswami
  • India won the toss and decided to bat

References

  1. ^ The Home of CricketArchive
  2. ^ Walmsley, Keith (2003). Mosts Without in Test Cricket. Reading, England: Keith Walmsley Publishing Pty Ltd. p. 457. ISBN 0947540067..

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