(1985): West Indies edge New Zealand 2-0
 

Kaieteur News article.

Georgetown, Guyana - Continuing with his look at the scores relating to the 1985 meeting between West Indies and New Zealand, Statistician Charwayne Walker notes that the Caribbean team came away with a 2-0 win in the series, claiming the third and fourth Tests.

First Test in Port of Spain Trinidad and Tobago in 1985 resulted in the match ending in a draw.

Vivian Richards in his first series as Captain of the West Indies saw his team’s first innings score being 307 all out. Gordon Greenidge 100, Richie Richardson 78, Skipper Vivian Richards 57 and Augustine Logie 24 led the batting.  Bowling for the Kiwis, Richard Hadlee took 4 for 82 from 24.3 overs, Ewan Chatfield 4 for 51 from 28 overs.

New Zealand first innings, 262 all out – Jeff Crowe 64, Skipper Geoff Howarth 45, John Wright 40, Jeremy Coney 25.  Bowling for West Indies Michael Holding snared 4 for 70 from 29 overs, Roger Harper 2 for 33 from 22 overs, Joel Garner 2 for 41 from 21.3 overs, Malcolm Marshall 2 for 78 from 25 overs.

West Indies second innings score was 261 for 8 declared – Desmond Haynes 78, Skipper Vivian Richards 78, Augustine Logie 42, Larry Gomes 25.  Bowling for New Zealand Pacer Ewan Chatfield captured 6 for 73 from 22 overs, giving him match figures of ten for 124, Lance Cairns took 2 for 70 from 19 overs.  New Zealand second innings 187 for 6 – Jeremy Coney 44, Richard Hadlee 39 not out and Jeff Crowe 27.  Bowling for West Indies Malcolm Marshall finished with 4 for 65 from 26 overs.

Second Test Georgetown Guyana, Bourda – result – match drawn.  West Indies first innings 511 for six declared – Richie Richardson 185, Desmond Haynes 90, Jeffrey Dujon 60 not out, Larry Gomes 53, Augustine Logie 52, Skipper Vivian Richards 40.  Bowling for New Zealand Richard Hadlee took 2 for 83 from 25.5 overs, Jeremy Coney 1 for 62 from 18 overs, Ewan Chatfield 1 for 122 from 30 overs, Lance Cairns 1 for 105 from 32 overs.

New Zealand first innings 440 all out – Martin Crowe 188, Jeremy Coney 73, Ian Smith 53, John Wright 27.  Bowling for West Indies Malcolm Marshall took 4 for 110 from 33 overs, Michael Holding 3 for 89 from 28 overs, Joel Garner 2 for 72 from 27.5 overs.

West Indies second innings 268 for 6 Gordon Greenidge 69, Richie Richardson 60, Augustine Logie 41 not out, Larry Gomes 35.  Bowling for New Zealand, Richard Hadlee took 2 for 32 from 16 overs, Lance Cairns 2 for 47 from 18 overs.

West Indies vs New Zealand third test Kensington Oval 1985: result – West Indies won by 10 wickets.  New Zealand first innings 94 all out – Richard Hadlee 29, Jeff Crowe 21, Martin Crowe 14, Jeremy Coney 12.  Bowling for West Indies, Malcolm Marshall took 4 for 40 from 15 overs, Winston Davis 3 for 28 from 10.4 overs, Joel Garner 2 for 14 from 15 overs.

West Indies first innings 336 all out – Skipper Vivian Richards led from the front with a Pugnacious 105, Malcolm Marshall 63, Desmond Haynes 62, Joel Garner 37 not out, Richie Richardson 22.  Bowling for New Zealand Richard Hadlee took 3 for 86 from 26 overs, Martin Crowe 2 for 25 from 10 overs, Ewan Chatfield 2 for 57 from 28 overs, Derrick sterling 2 for 82 from 14.1 overs.

New Zealand second innings 248 all out – Jeremy Coney 83, John Wright 64, Ian Smith 26, Stephen Block 22.  Bowling for West Indies Malcolm Marshall took 7 for 80 from 25.3 overs giving match figures of eleven for 120, Winston Davis supported his master with 3 for 66 from 18 overs.  West Indies second innings – 10 without loss.

West Indies vs New Zealand fourth Test Sabina Park, Kingston Jamaica – result: West Indies won by 10 wickets.  West Indies first Innings 363 all out – Desmond Haynes 76, Jeffrey Dujon 70, Larry Gomes 45, Richie Richardson 30, Malcolm Marshall 26, Vivian Richards 23.  Bowling for New Zealand Richard Hadlee took 4 for 53 from 28.4 overs Jeremy Coney 2 for 38 from 14 overs, Gary Troup 2 for 87 from 17 overs.  New Zealand first innings 138 all out John Wright 53, John Bracewell 25 not out, Richard Hadlee 18.  Bowling for West Indies, Winston Davis finished with career best figures of 4 for 19 from 13.5 overs, Joel Garner 2 for 37 from 16 overs, Malcolm Marshall 2 for 47 from 17 overs.

New Zealand Second Innings following on 283 all out, Jeff Crowe 112, Skipper Geoff Howarth 84, John Bracewell 27.  Bowling for West Indies, Malcolm Marshall took 4 for 66 from 28.4, Joel Garner 2 for 41 from 19 overs, Courtney Walsh 2 for 45 from 16 overs.

First Published By Kaieteur News.

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Fri, 05/30/2014 - 05:29