New Zealand cricket team in Pakistan in 1969–70

The New Zealand national cricket team toured Pakistan in October to November 1969 and played a three-match Test series against the Pakistan national cricket team. New Zealand won the Test series 1–0. New Zealand were captained by Graham Dowling and Pakistan by Intikhab Alam.[1]

New Zealand had just finished three Test campaigns in England and India.

This was the first ever series win by New Zealand after almost 40 years and 30 consecutive winless series.[2]

Test series summaryEdit

First TestEdit

24–27 October 1969
(4-day match)
Scorecard
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220 (97.2 overs)
Sadiq Mohammad 69
HJ Howarth 5/80 (33 overs)
274 (85.1 overs)
DR Hadlee 56
Mohammad Nazir 7/99 (30.1 overs)
283/8d (134.4 overs)
Younis Ahmed 62
RS Cunis 2/38 (15.4 overs)
112/5 (63 overs)
MG Burgess 45
Pervez Sajjad 5/33 (24 overs)

Second TestEdit

30 October–2 November 1969
(4-day match)
Scorecard
v
114 (67.4 overs)
Mushtaq Mohammad 25
V Pollard 3/27 (20 overs)
241 (115 overs)
BAG Murray 90
Pervez Sajjad 7/74 (40 overs)
208 (105.5 overs)
Shafqat Rana 95
DR Hadlee 3/27 (17 overs)
82/5 (32.3 overs)
MG Burgess 29*
Mohammad Nazir 3/19 (12.3 overs)
New Zealand won by 5 wickets
Lahore Stadium, Lahore
Umpires: Akhtar Hussain and Umar Khan
  • Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat.

Third TestEdit

8–11 November 1969
(4-day match)
Scorecard
v
273 (166.3 overs)
GM Turner 110
Intikhab Alam 5/91 (56 overs)
290/7d (101.1 overs)
Asif Iqbal 92
HJ Howarth 4/85 (33.1 overs)
200 (101.4 overs)
MG Burgess 119*
Intikhab Alam 5/91 (39.4 overs)
51/4 (15 overs)
Javed Burki 17*
RS Cunis 4/21 (7 overs)
Match drawn
Dacca Stadium, Dacca
Umpires: Daud Khan and Shujauddin
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Aftab Baloch (PAK) made his Test debut.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "New Zealand in India and Pakistan 1969–70". CricketArchive. Retrieved 10 July 2014.
  2. ^ "Most consecutive series without victory". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 5 March 2021.

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