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New Zealand cricket team in India in 1969–70

New Zealand cricket team in India in 1969-70
Date 19 September 1969 - 20 October 1969
Location India
Result 3 Match -Test series drawn 1-1-1
 India  New Zealand
Nawab of Pataudi Graham Dowling
Most runs
Ajit Wadekar (167)
Nawab of Pataudi (129)
Abid Ali (102)
Graham Dowling (257)
Bev Congdon (174)
Bruce Murray (166)
Most wickets
Erapalli Prasanna (20)
Bishan Singh Bedi (15)
Venkataraghavan (11)
Dayle Hadlee (13)
Hedley Howarth (12)
Bob Cunis (9)

The New Zealand national cricket team toured India in 1969-70 season.[1] The two teams played three Tests. Test series drawn 1-1.

New Zealand had just finished a three Test campaign in England and went directly on to Pakistan for another three Tests.

Test matches

1st Test

25–30 September 1969
156 (66.2 overs)
Ajit Wadekar 49
Dayle Hadlee 3/17 (11 overs)
229 (117.3 overs)
Bevan Congdon 78
Erapalli Prasanna 4/97 (46.3 overs)
260 (136.2 overs)
Nawab of Pataudi 67
Bruce Taylor 3/30 (18 overs)
127 (69.5 overs)
Graham Dowling 36
Bishan Singh Bedi 6/42 (30.5 overs)
India won by 60 runs
Brabourne Stadium, Bombay
Umpires: AM Mamsa, B Satyaji Rao
  • India won the toss and decided to bat

2nd Test

3–8 October 1969
319 (130 overs)
Mark Burgess 89
Bishan Singh Bedi 4/98 (45 overs)
257 (99.2 overs)
Abid Ali 63
Hedley Howarth 4/66 (30 overs)
214 (105.1 overs)
GM Turner 57
Venkataraghavan 6/74 (30.1 overs)
109 (55.5 overs)
Nawab of Pataudi 28
Hedley Howarth 5/34 (23 overs)
New Zealand won by 167 runs
Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground, Nagpur
Umpires: SP Pan, V Rajagopal
  • New Zealand won the toss and decided to bat

3rd Test

15–20 October 1969
181 (99.1 overs)
Bruce Murray 80
Erapalli Prasanna 5/51 (29 overs)
89 (54.2 overs)
Srinivas Venkataraghavan 25
Dayle Hadlee 4/30 (17 overs)
175/8 d. (82 overs)
Graham Dowling 60
Abid Ali 3/47 (27 overs)
76/7 (46.4 overs)
Ashok Gandotra 15
Bob Cunis 3/12 (12 overs)
  • New Zealand won the toss and decided to bat


  1. ^ The Home of CricketArchive

External links

  • Cricarchive
  • Tour page CricInfo
  • Record CricInfo
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