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Indian cricket team in New Zealand in 1967–68

Indian cricket team in New Zealand in 1967–68
India
New Zealand
Dates 15 February – 12 March 1968
Captains Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi Barry Sinclair (1st Test)
Graham Dowling
Test series
Result India won the 4-match series 3–1
Most runs Ajit Wadekar (328) Graham Dowling (471)
Most wickets EAS Prasanna (24) Dick Motz (15)

The India national cricket team toured New Zealand from 15 February to 12 March 1968 and played a four-match Test series against New Zealand. India won the series 3–1.

Contents

  • Squads 1
  • Tour matches 2
    • President's XI 2.1
    • Central Districts 2.2
  • Test Matches 3
    • 1st Test 3.1
    • 2nd Test 3.2
    • 3rd Test 3.3
    • 4th Test 3.4
  • References 4

Squads

Indrajitsinhji, Sardesai and Saxena did not appear in any of the four Test matches.

Tour matches

President's XI

5 February - 7 February
Scorecard
NZ Cricket Council President's XI
v
 India
202 (91.5 overs)
Mark Burgess 42
E. A. S. Prasanna 4/70 (29 overs)
105 (49.3 overs)
Ramesh Saxena 21
Neville Huxford 3/31 (15 overs)
232/6 declared (73 overs)
Keith Thomson 78
Bishan Singh Bedi 2/45 (16 overs)
264/7 (109 overs)
Rusi Surti 88
Martin Horton 2/45 (26 overs)

Central Districts

9 February - 12 February
Scorecard
v
 India
185 (84.1 overs)
Bryan Yuile 55
Syed Abid Ali 4/47 (33 overs)
363 (99.3 overs)
Ajit Wadekar 122
Lindsay Sparks 4/63 (24.3 overs)
146 (60.3 overs)
Maurice Ryan 42
Bapu Nadkarni 3/13 (12 overs)
India won by an innings and 32 runs
Pukekura Park, New Plymouth, New Zealand
Umpires: Ross Allen and Dick Shortt
  • 11 February was a rest day.

Test Matches

1st Test

15 February - 20 February
Scorecard
v
 India
350 (157.3 overs)
Graham Dowling 143
Syed Abid Ali 4/26 (15 overs)
359 (124 overs)
Ajit Wadekar 80
Dick Motz 5/86 (34 overs)
208 (104 overs)
Bruce Murray 54
E. A. S. Prasanna 6/94 (40 overs)
200/5 (74.4 overs)
Ajit Wadekar 71
Jack Alabaster 3/48 (22 overs)
India won by 5 wickets
Carisbrook, Dunedin, New Zealand
Umpires: Dennis Copps (NZ) and Trevor Martin (NZ)

2nd Test

22 February - 27 February
Scorecard
v
 India
502 (186.3 overs)
Graham Dowling 239 (519)
Bishan Singh Bedi 6/127 (47.3 overs)
288 (92.2 overs)
Rusi Surti 67
Dick Motz 6/63 (21 overs)
88/4 (40.4 overs)
Bevan Congdon 61
Bishan Singh Bedi 2/21 (17 overs)
301 (98.5 overs) (following on)
Farokh Engineer 63
Gary Bartlett 6/38 (16.5 overs)
New Zealand won by 6 wickets
Lancaster Park, Christchurch, New Zealand
Umpires: Fred Goodall and Dick Shortt
  • 25 February was a rest day. This was New Zealand's first Test victory over India.[2]

3rd Test

29 February - 5 March
Scorecard
v
 India
186 (89.2 overs)
Mark Burgess 66
E. A. S. Prasanna 5/32 (18.2 overs)
327 (108.1 overs)
Ajit Wadekar 143
Richard Collinge 3/65 (18 overs)
199 (81.2 overs)
Mark Burgess 60
Bapu Nadkarni 6/43 (30 overs)
59/2 (13.3 overs)
Syed Abid Ali 36
Bruce Murray 1/0 (1 over)
India won by 8 wickets
Basin Reserve, Wellington, New Zealand
Umpires: Dennis Copps and Trevor Martin
  • 3 March was a rest day.

4th Test

7 March - 12 March
Scorecard
 India
v
252 (90.4 overs)
Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi 51
Dick Motz 4/51 (26.4 overs)
140 (77.1 overs)
Bevan Congdon 27
E. A. S. Prasanna 4/44 (28.1 overs)
261/5 declared (96 overs)
Rusi Surti 99
Bruce Taylor 2/60 (22 overs)
101 (61.4 overs)
Graham Dowling 37
E. A. S. Prasanna 4/40 (27 overs)
India won by 272 runs
Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand
Umpires: Dennis Copps and Trevor Martin
  • 10 March was a rest day.

References


-- Module:Hatnote -- -- -- -- This module produces hatnote links and links to related articles. It -- -- implements the and meta-templates and includes -- -- helper functions for other Lua hatnote modules. --


local libraryUtil = require('libraryUtil') local checkType = libraryUtil.checkType local mArguments -- lazily initialise Module:Arguments local yesno -- lazily initialise Module:Yesno

local p = {}


-- Helper functions


local function getArgs(frame) -- Fetches the arguments from the parent frame. Whitespace is trimmed and -- blanks are removed. mArguments = require('Module:Arguments') return mArguments.getArgs(frame, {parentOnly = true}) end

local function removeInitialColon(s) -- Removes the initial colon from a string, if present. return s:match('^:?(.*)') end

function p.findNamespaceId(link, removeColon) -- Finds the namespace id (namespace number) of a link or a pagename. This -- function will not work if the link is enclosed in double brackets. Colons -- are trimmed from the start of the link by default. To skip colon -- trimming, set the removeColon parameter to true. checkType('findNamespaceId', 1, link, 'string') checkType('findNamespaceId', 2, removeColon, 'boolean', true) if removeColon ~= false then link = removeInitialColon(link) end local namespace = link:match('^(.-):') if namespace then local nsTable = mw.site.namespaces[namespace] if nsTable then return nsTable.id end end return 0 end

function p.formatPages(...) -- Formats a list of pages using formatLink and returns it as an array. Nil -- values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local ret = {} for i, page in ipairs(pages) do ret[i] = p._formatLink(page) end return ret end

function p.formatPageTables(...) -- Takes a list of page/display tables and returns it as a list of -- formatted links. Nil values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local links = {} for i, t in ipairs(pages) do checkType('formatPageTables', i, t, 'table') local link = t[1] local display = t[2] links[i] = p._formatLink(link, display) end return links end

function p.makeWikitextError(msg, helpLink, addTrackingCategory) -- Formats an error message to be returned to wikitext. If -- addTrackingCategory is not false after being returned from -- Module:Yesno, and if we are not on a talk page, a tracking category -- is added. checkType('makeWikitextError', 1, msg, 'string') checkType('makeWikitextError', 2, helpLink, 'string', true) yesno = require('Module:Yesno') local title = mw.title.getCurrentTitle() -- Make the help link text. local helpText if helpLink then helpText = ' (help)' else helpText = end -- Make the category text. local category if not title.isTalkPage and yesno(addTrackingCategory) ~= false then category = 'Hatnote templates with errors' category = string.format( '%s:%s', mw.site.namespaces[14].name, category ) else category = end return string.format( '%s', msg, helpText, category ) end


-- Format link -- -- Makes a wikilink from the given link and display values. Links are escaped -- with colons if necessary, and links to sections are detected and displayed -- with " § " as a separator rather than the standard MediaWiki "#". Used in -- the template.


function p.formatLink(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local link = args[1] local display = args[2] if not link then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no link specified', 'Template:Format hatnote link#Errors', args.category ) end return p._formatLink(link, display) end

function p._formatLink(link, display) -- Find whether we need to use the colon trick or not. We need to use the -- colon trick for categories and files, as otherwise category links -- categorise the page and file links display the file. checkType('_formatLink', 1, link, 'string') checkType('_formatLink', 2, display, 'string', true) link = removeInitialColon(link) local namespace = p.findNamespaceId(link, false) local colon if namespace == 6 or namespace == 14 then colon = ':' else colon = end -- Find whether a faux display value has been added with the | magic -- word. if not display then local prePipe, postPipe = link:match('^(.-)|(.*)$') link = prePipe or link display = postPipe end -- Find the display value. if not display then local page, section = link:match('^(.-)#(.*)$') if page then display = page .. ' § ' .. section end end -- Assemble the link. if display then return string.format('%s', colon, link, display) else return string.format('%s%s', colon, link) end end


-- Hatnote -- -- Produces standard hatnote text. Implements the template.


function p.hatnote(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local s = args[1] local options = {} if not s then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no text specified', 'Template:Hatnote#Errors', args.category ) end options.extraclasses = args.extraclasses options.selfref = args.selfref return p._hatnote(s, options) end

function p._hatnote(s, options) checkType('_hatnote', 1, s, 'string') checkType('_hatnote', 2, options, 'table', true) local classes = {'hatnote'} local extraclasses = options.extraclasses local selfref = options.selfref if type(extraclasses) == 'string' then classes[#classes + 1] = extraclasses end if selfref then classes[#classes + 1] = 'selfref' end return string.format( '
%s
', table.concat(classes, ' '), s )

end

return p-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -- Module:Hatnote -- -- -- -- This module produces hatnote links and links to related articles. It -- -- implements the and meta-templates and includes -- -- helper functions for other Lua hatnote modules. --


local libraryUtil = require('libraryUtil') local checkType = libraryUtil.checkType local mArguments -- lazily initialise Module:Arguments local yesno -- lazily initialise Module:Yesno

local p = {}


-- Helper functions


local function getArgs(frame) -- Fetches the arguments from the parent frame. Whitespace is trimmed and -- blanks are removed. mArguments = require('Module:Arguments') return mArguments.getArgs(frame, {parentOnly = true}) end

local function removeInitialColon(s) -- Removes the initial colon from a string, if present. return s:match('^:?(.*)') end

function p.findNamespaceId(link, removeColon) -- Finds the namespace id (namespace number) of a link or a pagename. This -- function will not work if the link is enclosed in double brackets. Colons -- are trimmed from the start of the link by default. To skip colon -- trimming, set the removeColon parameter to true. checkType('findNamespaceId', 1, link, 'string') checkType('findNamespaceId', 2, removeColon, 'boolean', true) if removeColon ~= false then link = removeInitialColon(link) end local namespace = link:match('^(.-):') if namespace then local nsTable = mw.site.namespaces[namespace] if nsTable then return nsTable.id end end return 0 end

function p.formatPages(...) -- Formats a list of pages using formatLink and returns it as an array. Nil -- values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local ret = {} for i, page in ipairs(pages) do ret[i] = p._formatLink(page) end return ret end

function p.formatPageTables(...) -- Takes a list of page/display tables and returns it as a list of -- formatted links. Nil values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local links = {} for i, t in ipairs(pages) do checkType('formatPageTables', i, t, 'table') local link = t[1] local display = t[2] links[i] = p._formatLink(link, display) end return links end

function p.makeWikitextError(msg, helpLink, addTrackingCategory) -- Formats an error message to be returned to wikitext. If -- addTrackingCategory is not false after being returned from -- Module:Yesno, and if we are not on a talk page, a tracking category -- is added. checkType('makeWikitextError', 1, msg, 'string') checkType('makeWikitextError', 2, helpLink, 'string', true) yesno = require('Module:Yesno') local title = mw.title.getCurrentTitle() -- Make the help link text. local helpText if helpLink then helpText = ' (help)' else helpText = end -- Make the category text. local category if not title.isTalkPage and yesno(addTrackingCategory) ~= false then category = 'Hatnote templates with errors' category = string.format( '%s:%s', mw.site.namespaces[14].name, category ) else category = end return string.format( '%s', msg, helpText, category ) end


-- Format link -- -- Makes a wikilink from the given link and display values. Links are escaped -- with colons if necessary, and links to sections are detected and displayed -- with " § " as a separator rather than the standard MediaWiki "#". Used in -- the template.


function p.formatLink(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local link = args[1] local display = args[2] if not link then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no link specified', 'Template:Format hatnote link#Errors', args.category ) end return p._formatLink(link, display) end

function p._formatLink(link, display) -- Find whether we need to use the colon trick or not. We need to use the -- colon trick for categories and files, as otherwise category links -- categorise the page and file links display the file. checkType('_formatLink', 1, link, 'string') checkType('_formatLink', 2, display, 'string', true) link = removeInitialColon(link) local namespace = p.findNamespaceId(link, false) local colon if namespace == 6 or namespace == 14 then colon = ':' else colon = end -- Find whether a faux display value has been added with the | magic -- word. if not display then local prePipe, postPipe = link:match('^(.-)|(.*)$') link = prePipe or link display = postPipe end -- Find the display value. if not display then local page, section = link:match('^(.-)#(.*)$') if page then display = page .. ' § ' .. section end end -- Assemble the link. if display then return string.format('%s', colon, link, display) else return string.format('%s%s', colon, link) end end


-- Hatnote -- -- Produces standard hatnote text. Implements the template.


function p.hatnote(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local s = args[1] local options = {} if not s then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no text specified', 'Template:Hatnote#Errors', args.category ) end options.extraclasses = args.extraclasses options.selfref = args.selfref return p._hatnote(s, options) end

function p._hatnote(s, options) checkType('_hatnote', 1, s, 'string') checkType('_hatnote', 2, options, 'table', true) local classes = {'hatnote'} local extraclasses = options.extraclasses local selfref = options.selfref if type(extraclasses) == 'string' then classes[#classes + 1] = extraclasses end if selfref then classes[#classes + 1] = 'selfref' end return string.format( '
%s
', table.concat(classes, ' '), s )

end

return p
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