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England vs New Zealand 5th Match Prudential World Cup 1975 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - England vs New Zealand 5th Match Prudential World Cup 1975


Watch the highlights of England vs New Zealand 5th Match Prudential World Cup 1975 - Prudential World Cup tournament of the 5th ODI match match played between New Zealand and England at Trent Bridge, Nottingham in 11th June 1975.

Keith Fletcher celebrates his maiden ODI hundred © PA Photos

Keith Fletcher's maiden century before Tony Greig's four-wicket haul helped to England thumping 80-run victory over New Zealand in the fifth match of a Prudential World Cup.

Match Stats :
  • Keith Fletcher became the third England batsman to score a hundred in One-day international after Dennis Amiss and David Lloyd and overall the ninth player in ODIs.
  • Keith Fletcher became the second England batsman to score a hundred in World Cup after Dennis Amiss and overall the fourth player in World Cups.
  • England's 266 was their joint second highest score in One-day international and It is their total against New Zealand in ODIs, previous highest was 167 at Manchester in 1973.
  • New Zealand's 186 was their second lowest score in the completed innings in One-day internationals.
  • Keith Fletcher's 131 was the second highest score for England in One-day international, It is the third highest score in ODIs and also the third highest-score in World Cups.
  • Tony Greig's 4 for 45 was the fourth best bowling figures for England in One-day international and also the fourth best figures in World Cups.

England scored 266/6 in 60 overs with top scorer by Keith Fletcher 131 off 147-balls - which was his 1st ODI hundred - including 13-fours and Mike Denness 37 (52)

New Zealand best bowler by Richard Collinge 2/43 (12) and Dayle Hadlee 2/55 (12)

New Zealand scored 186 for all-out in exact 60 overs with top scorer by John Morrison 55 (85) and Brian McKechnie 27 (50)

England best bowler by Tony Greig 4/45 (12) and Chris Old 2/29 (12)

New Zealand skipper Glenn Turner winning the toss and gamble of inviting England into batting first in a heavy ambience when New Zealand fast bowler Richard Collinge, bowling well to pavilion the England openers.

Dennis Amiss (16), John Jameson (11) got out at England scoredboard 28 for 2. After New Zealand quick blow in the starting overs, Then Keith Fletcher and Frank Hayes build the 83-run stand for third wicket.

Keith Fletcher completed his century in the 55th over.
After valuable 66-run stands with England Skipper Mike Denness and same 66-run stands with Chris Old for sixth wicket.

England batsman Keith Fletcher was run out off the last ball of the England innings, Keith Fletcher, whose 131 off facing 147 deliveries including 13 fours.

England added 53-run In the last five overs to set up the strong total off 266 for 6 in their allotted 60-overs.

While New Zealand chasing 267, New Zealand lost their first with their captain Glenn Turner bowled out by Peter Lever, After Turner exit, John Morrison and Barry Hadlee produced the 53-run stand for second wicket.

John Morrison (55) caught out by Chris Old off Derek Underwood at New Zealand scoredboard of 83 for 2, then John Parker come and go to pavilion with scoring 1-run.

Barry Hadlee scored a slowest innings of 19 off facing 77 balls with single boundary from his innings, New Zealand's only batsman Ken Wadsworth looking aggressive scoring of 25 off 24 deliveries, Apart from Brian McKechnie valuable 27 and Dayle Hadlee's 20-runs not saved the New Zealand Team.

New Zealand middle order batting line-up failed to chase, They managed only 166 in their allotted 60 overs and New Zealand lost the match by 80-runs.

Tony Greig was most successful England bowler, he took the four wickets with his medium paced bowling to conceded 45-runs. And Player of the match earned by Keith Fletcher for his masterclass innings.