New Zealand cricket team in Pakistan in 1976–77

The New Zealand national cricket team toured Pakistan in October to November 1976 and played a three-match Test series against the Pakistan national cricket team. Pakistan won the Test series 2–0. New Zealand were captained by Glenn Turner and Pakistan by Mushtaq Mohammad.[1]

Test series summaryEdit

First TestEdit

9 – 13 October 1976
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417 (80.5 overs)
Asif Iqbal 166
RJ Hadlee 5/121 (19 overs)
157 (49.4 overs)
GP Howarth 38
Intikhab Alam 4/35 (16.4 overs)
105/4 (18.7 overs)
Sadiq Mohammad 38
PJ Petherick 2/26 (4.7 overs)
360 (f/o) (92.4 overs)
MG Burgess 111
Imran Khan 4/59 (21 overs)
Pakistan won by 6 wickets
Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
Umpires: Amanullah Khan and Shujauddin
  • Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat.
  • 12 October was taken as a rest day.
  • The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
  • RW Anderson, WK Lees and PJ Petherick (all NZ), and Javed Miandad (PAK) made their Test debuts.

Second TestEdit

23 – 27 October 1976
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473/8d (128 overs)
Sadiq Mohammad 103*
DR O'Sullivan 2/92 (39 overs)
219 (73.7 overs)
GM Turner 49
Imran Khan 3/41 (15 overs)
4/0 (0.5 overs)
Sarfraz Nawaz 4*
254 (f/o) (80.4 overs)
JM Parker 82
Intikhab Alam 4/44 (20 overs)
Pakistan won by 10 wickets
Niaz Stadium, Hyderabad
Umpires: Amanullah Khan and Shakoor Rana
  • Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat.
  • 26 October was taken as a rest day.
  • The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
  • Farrukh Zaman (PAK) made his Test debut.

Third TestEdit

30 October – 4 November 1976
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565/9d (105.2 overs)
Javed Miandad 206
RJ Hadlee 4/138 (20.2 overs)
468 (103.5 overs)
WK Lees 152
Intikhab Alam 3/76 (20.7 overs)
290/5d (47.4 overs)
Javed Miandad 85
DR O'Sullivan 2/96 (17 overs)
262/7 (79.6 overs)
WK Lees 46
Sikander Bakht 2/38 (8 overs)

One-day internationalEdit

16 October 1976
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New Zealand  
198/8 (35 overs)
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  Pakistan
197/9 (35 overs)
GM Turner 67 (104)
Javed Miandad 2/31 (6 overs)
Javed Miandad 47 (72)
BL Cairns 2/36 (7 overs)
New Zealand won by 1 run
Jinnah Park, Sialkot
Umpires: Javed Akhtar and Mahboob Shah
Player of the match: GM Turner (NZ)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "New Zealand in India and Pakistan 1976–77". CricketArchive. Retrieved 10 July 2014.

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