English cricket team in New Zealand in 1983–84

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The England national cricket team toured New Zealand in February and March 1984 and played a three-match Test series against the New Zealand national cricket team. New Zealand won the series 1–0 with one match drawn.

Test series summary[edit]

First Test[edit]

20–24 January 1984
(5-day match)
Scorecard
v
219 (93.4 overs)
JJ Crowe 52 (104)
IT Botham 5/59 (27.4 overs)
463 (132.5 overs)
DW Randall 164 (269)
BL Cairns 7/143 (45 overs)
537 (187.3 overs)
JV Coney 174* (374)
NGB Cook 3/153 (66.3 overs)
69/0 (22 overs)
CJ Tavaré 36* (36)
Match drawn
Basin Reserve, Wellington
Umpires: FR Goodall and SJ Woodward
Player of the match: IT Botham (ENG)
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat.

Second Test[edit]

3–5 February 1984
(5-day match)
Scorecard
v
307 (72.1 overs)
RJ Hadlee 99 (81)
RGD Willis 4/51 (22.1 overs)
82 (50.2 overs)
MW Gatting 19* (82)
EJ Chatfield 3/10 (8.2 overs)
93 (f/o) (51 overs)
DW Randall 25 (52)
RJ Hadlee 5/28 (18 overs)
New Zealand won by an innings and 132 runs
Lancaster Park, Christchurch
Umpires: FR Goodall and SJ Woodward
Player of the match: RJ Hadlee (NZ)
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat.
  • The match was scheduled for five days but completed in three.
  • ACS Pigott (ENG) made his Test debut.

Third Test[edit]

10–15 February 1984
(5-day match)
Scorecard
v
496/9d (169.2 overs)
JG Wright 130 (297)
RGD Willis 3/109 (34 overs)
439 (227.3 overs)
DW Randall 104 (338)
SL Boock 3/103 (61.3 overs)
16/0 (5 overs)
JG Wright 11* (25)
Match drawn
Eden Park, Auckland
Umpires: FR Goodall and SJ Woodward
Player of the match: IDS Smith (NZ)
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat.
  • 13 February was taken as a rest day.

One Day Internationals (ODIs)[edit]

England won the Rothmans Cup 2-1.

1st ODI[edit]

18 February 1984
Scorecard
England 
188/9 (50 overs)
v
 New Zealand
134 (42.1 overs)
DW Randall 70 (85)
RJ Hadlee 5/32 (10 overs)
BL Cairns 23 (26)
RJ Hadlee 23 (31)
IT Botham 2/7 (6 overs)
England won by 54 runs
Lancaster Park, Christchurch
Umpires: FR Goodall and IC Higginson
Player of the match: DW Randall (ENG)
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to field.
  • NA Foster and CL Smith (both ENG) made their ODI debuts.

2nd ODI[edit]

22 February 1984
Scorecard
New Zealand 
135 (47.1 overs)
v
 England
139/4 (45.1 overs)
JV Coney 44 (73)
VJ Marks 5/20 (10 overs)
CL Smith 70 (118)
EJ Chatfield 2/16 (10 overs)
England won by 6 wickets
Basin Reserve, Wellington
Umpires: GC Morris and SJ Woodward
Player of the match: VJ Marks (ENG)
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat.

3rd ODI[edit]

25 February 1984
Scorecard
England 
209/9 (50 overs)
v
 New Zealand
210/3 (45.3 overs)
AJ Lamb 97* (140)
EJ Chatfield 3/29 (10 overs)
MD Crowe 105* (105)
IT Botham 1/22 (7 overs)
New Zealand won by 7 wickets
Eden Park, Auckland
Umpires: DA Kinsella and GC Morris
Player of the match: MD Crowe (NZ)
  • England won the toss and elected to bat.

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