DOWN MEMORY LANE PART 3…WEST INDIES IN NEW ZEALAND 1979

December 7, 2013 | By | Filed Under Sports 

 

 

Statistician Charwayne Walker continues his look back at the performances of the West Indies cricket team in their earlier tours to New Zealand. This time he touches on the performances of the Windies on their 1979 tour.

Colin Croft

Colin Croft

First Test: New Zealand won by 1 wicket at Chrisbook Dunedin. West Indies first innings: 140 All out – Desmond Haynes 55, Captain Clive Lloyd 24; Bowling for New Zealand – Richard Hadlee 5 for 34, Garry Troup 2 for 26, Lance Cairns 2 for 32.
New Zealand first innings – 249 all out – Bruce Edgar 65, Richard Hadlee 51, Geoff Howorth 33, Lance Cairns 30; Bowling for West Indies Colin Croft 4 for 64, Michael Holding 2 for 50, Deryck Parry 2 for 63.
West Indies Second Innings 202 All out Desmond Haynes 105, Collis King 41, Deryck Murray 30; Bowling for New Zealand – Richard Hadlee 6 for 68, Garry Troupe 3 for 57, Lance Cairns 1 for 63.  New Zealand Second Innings: 104 for 9 – Lance Cairns 19, Richard Hadlee17; Bowling for West Indies Joel Garner 4 for 36, Michael Holding 3 for 24, Colin Croft 2 for 25.
Second Test Lancaster Park, Christ Church – Match Drawn.  West Indies first Innings 228 All out Gordon Greenidge 91, Alvin Kallicharran 75; Bowling for New Zealand Lance Cairns 6 for 85, Richard Hadlee 3 for 58, Garry Troupe 1 for 38.
New Zealand first Innings – 461 all out Skipper Geoff Howorth 147, Richard Hadlee 103, Jeremy Coney 80; Bowling for West Indies – Alvin Kalicharran 2 for 6, Joel Garner 2 for 75, Andy Roberts 2 for 82, Michael Holding 2 for 97.
West Indies Second Innings 447 for 5 declared Desmond Haynes 122, Lawrence Rowe 100, Collis King 100 Not out; Garry Troupe took 2 for 84 Bowling for New Zealand.
Third Test Eden Park Auckland – Match Drawn.
West Indies first Innings – 220 all out – Lawrence Rowe 50, Alvin Kallicharran 46, Andy Roberts 35 Not out; Bowling for New Zealand – Garry Troupe 4 for 71, Richard Hadlee 4 for 75, New Zealand First Innings – 305 All out – Bruce Edgar 127, Jeremy Coney 49, Geoff Howorth 47; Bowling for West Indies – Joel Garner 6 for 56, Colin Croft 3 for 81.

Desmond Haynes

Desmond Haynes

West Indies Second Innings 264 for 9 declared – Gordon Greenidge 74, Desmond Haynes 48, Clive Lloyd 42; Bowling for New Zealand – Garry Troupe 6 for 95, Lance Cairns 2 for 76.
New Zealand Second Innings 73 for 4 John Wright 23, Bruce Edgar 22.

 

 

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