West Indies tour to New Zealand 1969 three Test series drawn one all – Part 2

December 4, 2013 | By | Filed Under Sports 

 

Continuing on his look back at the performances of the West Indies team in New Zealand in their earlier series, Statistician Charwayne Walker looks at the tour there in 1969 which ended in a stalemate.

Gary Sobers

Gary Sobers

The Caribbean side are currently campaigning in New Zealand with the first Test of this 2013 series starting on Monday Guyana time.
Here is the round up of the matches played, highlighting the outstanding performances.
Summary of matches played:
First Test – Eden Park Auckland – West Indies won by 5 wickets.  New Zealand first Innings 323 All out; B.R. Taylor 124, B.E. Congdon 85: Bowling for West Indies – Richard Edwards took 3 for 58, Lance Gibbs 3 for 96, Skipper Gary Sobers 2 for 87.  West Indies First Innings 276 All Out; Michael Joey Carew 109, Seymour Nurse 95: Bowling for New Zealand B.W.
Yuile took 3 for 64, R.C. Motz 3 for 70, B.R. Taylor 2 for 48.  New Zealand Second Innings 297 for 8 declared.  Skipper Greame Dowling 71, V. Pollard 51 Not out, Glenn Turner 48: Bowling for the West Indies – David Holford 3 for 56, Richard Edwards 3 for 71.  West Indies Second Innings – 348 for 5; Seymour Nurse 168, Basil Butcher 78 Not Out, Michael Carew 38.
Second Test – Basin Reserve, Wellington – New Zealand won by 6 Wickets.  West Indies 297 All Out – Jackie Hendricks 54 not out, Basil Butcher 50, Clive Lloyd 44: Bowling for New Zealand; R.C.  Motz 6 for 69, R.S. Cunis 2 for 76.  New Zealand first innings 282 All out, Glenn Turner 74, B.E. Congdon 52, B.W. Yuile 33, B.R. Taylor 33:  Bowling for West Indies Richard Edwards 5 for 84, Charlie Griffith 3 for 92.  West Indies Second Innings 148 All Out, Basil Butcher 59, Skipper Gary Sobers 39: Bowling for New Zealand – B.W. Yuile 3 for 36, R.C. Motz 2 for 44.

Seymour Nurse

Seymour Nurse

New Zealand Second Innings 166 for 4; B.F. Hastings 62 Not out, B.W. Yuile 37: Bowling for West Indies – Richard Edwards 2 for 42, Charlie Griffith 1 for 29, Lance Gibbs 1 for 50.
Third Test Lancaster Park Christ Church – drawn. West Indies first Innings 417 All Out.
Seymour Nurse 258, Michael Joey Carew 91, Basil Butcher 29: Bowling for New Zealand R.C. Motz 5 for 113, B. R. Taylor 2 for 63, B.W. Yuile 2 for 70.
New Zealand First Innings 217 All Out B.R. Taylor 43 Not out, B.E. Congdon 42, Glenn Turner 30, M.G. Burgess 26:  Bowling for West Indies David Holford 4 for 66, Lance Gibbs  3 for 64, Richard Edwards 2 for 30.
New Zealand Second Innings following on – 367 for 6; B.F. Hastings 117 not out, Skipper Greame Dowling 76, V. Pollard 44, B.E. Congdon 43, Glenn Turner 38, B.W Yuile 20: Bowling for West Indies – Skipper Gary Sobers took 3 for 70, Charlie Griffith 1 for 55, Michael Joey Carew  1 for 24, David Holford 1 for 82.

Michael Joey Carew

Michael Joey Carew

 

 

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