New Zealand v Australia
Australia in New Zealand 1981/82 (3rd Test)
VenueLancaster Park, Christchurch on 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd March 1982 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNew Zealand won the toss and decided to field
ResultAustralia won by 8 wickets
UmpiresFR Goodall, DA Kinsella
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 202/5 (Chappell 76*, Marsh 18*)
Close of play day 2New Zealand (1) 98/8 (Hadlee 22*, Snedden 1*)
Close of play day 3New Zealand (2) 181/7 (Wright 91*, Cairns 8*)
Man of the MatchGS Chappell

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BM Lairdc Smith b Troup1246621- 
GM Woodc Crowe b Hadlee64851059- 
J Dysonc Hadlee b Snedden1611-- 
*GS Chappellc Smith b Coney176218266232 
KJ Hughesb Hadlee1227361- 
AR Borderb Snedden616171- 
+RW Marshc Cairns b Hadlee2367973- 
B Yardleyc Cairns b Hadlee812192- 
JR Thomsonb Hadlee2543794- 
DK Lilleec and b Hadlee724321- 
TM Aldermannot out122-- 
Extras(2 b, 8 lb, 8 nb)18
Total(all out, 356 minutes, 89.5 overs)353
Fall of wickets:
1-50 (Laird), 2-57 (Dyson), 3-82 (Wood), 4-128 (Hughes), 5-145 (Border), 6-237 (Marsh), 7-256 (Yardley), 8-340 (Chappell), 9-352 (Thomson), 10-353 (Lillee, 89.5 ov)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Troup11   1531--
Snedden18   2892--
Cairns21   3740--
Coney8   2151--
Morrison3   040--

New Zealand first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BA Edgarc Dyson b Alderman2253641- 
JG Wrightc Marsh b Lillee13801281- 
JFM Morrisonlbw b Thomson84359-- 
*GP Howarthc Alderman b Thomson918331- 
JV Coneyb Lillee032-- 
MD Crowec Marsh b Lillee0610-- 
RJ Hadleec Marsh b Thomson40581055- 
+IDS Smithb Thomson011-- 
BL Cairnsrun out3915-- 
MC Sneddenb Alderman3258754- 
GB Troupnot out012-- 
Extras(8 b, 2 lb, 11 nb, 1 w)22
Total(all out, 253 minutes, 52.2 overs)149
Fall of wickets:
1-33 (Edgar), 2-57 (Morrison), 3-57 (Wright), 4-57 (Coney), 5-67 (Crowe), 6-82 (Howarth), 7-82 (Smith), 8-87 (Cairns), 9-149 (Hadlee), 10-149 (Snedden, 52.2 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson21   5514--
Lillee12   6133--

New Zealand second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
BA Edgarc Marsh b Alderman1144482- 
JG Wrightb Alderman14126235426- 
JFM Morrisonlbw b Chappell42732-- 
*GP Howarthc Wood b Border411101246- 
JV Coneyb Border01312-- 
MD Croweb Yardley914182- 
RJ Hadleec Alderman b Yardley045-- 
+IDS Smithc Wood b Yardley076-- 
BL Cairnslbw b Yardley1645592- 
MC Sneddenb Border2052642- 
GB Troupnot out820251- 
Extras(4 b, 7 lb, 9 nb, 2 w)22
Total(all out, 379 minutes, 97.3 overs)272
Fall of wickets:
1-21 (Edgar), 2-36 (Morrison), 3-129 (Howarth), 4-133 (Coney), 5-162 (Crowe), 6-166 (Hadlee), 7-166 (Smith), 8-215 (Cairns), 9-249 (Wright), 10-272 (Snedden, 97.3 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Chappell18   5301--
Alderman23   5662--
Thomson19   5540--
Yardley27   7804--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BM Lairdc +Edgar b Snedden3165772- 
GM Woodc Coney b Hadlee1523252- 
J Dysonnot out1460651- 
*GS Chappellnot out31013-- 
KJ Hughesdid not bat      
AR Borderdid not bat      
+RW Marshdid not bat      
B Yardleydid not bat      
JR Thomsondid not bat      
DK Lilleedid not bat      
TM Aldermandid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)6
Total(2 wickets, 96 minutes, 25.3 overs)69
Fall of wickets:
1-24 (Wood), 2-60 (Laird)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hadlee8   2101--
Cairns9   1280--
Coney1   020--
Snedden4   0151--
Morrison2   160--
Wright1   020--

--> The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
--> Day 2 Lunch: Australia (1) ?/?
--> GS Chappell (1) 100 in 177 minutes
--> BA Edgar (1) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 21
--> MC Snedden (1) passed his previous highest score of 18 in Test matches
--> MC Snedden (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 22
--> JG Wright (2) passed his previous highest score of 110 in Test matches
--> JFM Morrison made his last appearance in Test matches
--> GM Wood (2) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> AR Border achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed MC Snedden in the New Zealand second innings (previous best was 2-35)

Edgar kept wicket in the Australia second innings because of a finger injury to Smith





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