New Zealand v India
India in New Zealand and West Indies 1975/76 (2nd Test)
VenueLancaster Park, Christchurch on 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th February 1976 (5-day match)
Balls per over8
TossIndia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresDEA Copps, WRC Gardiner
Close of play day 1New Zealand (1) 26/0 (Morrison 11*, Turner 9*)
Close of play day 2New Zealand (1) 237/2 (Turner 101*, Parker 39*)
Close of play day 3No play
Close of play day 4New Zealand (1) 361/9 (RJ Hadlee 5*)
Close of play day 5India (2) 16/0 (Gavaskar 5*, Vengsarkar 9*)

India first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SM Gavaskarc Burgess b Collinge22     
DB Vengsarkarc Wadsworth b Collinge16     
S Amarnathb Collinge11     
GR Viswanathc Turner b DR Hadlee83 17810- 
BP Patelc Burgess b Collinge8     
M Amarnathlbw b Congdon45     
Madan Lalc Wadsworth b DR Hadlee5     
+SMH Kirmanilbw b Collinge27     
EAS Prasannac Roberts b DR Hadlee1     
*BS Bedic Howarth b Collinge30 503- 
BS Chandrasekharnot out2     
Extras(6 b, 4 lb, 10 nb)20
Total(all out, 314 minutes, 60.6 overs)270
Fall of wickets:
1-32 (Gavaskar), 2-41 (Vengsarkar), 3-52 (S Amarnath), 4-98 (Patel), 5-196 (Viswanath), 6-204 (M Amarnath), 7-204 (Madan Lal), 8-206 (Prasanna), 9-258 (Bedi), 10-270 (Kirmani, 60.6 ov)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
RJ Hadlee12   1750--
DR Hadlee16   0763--
Congdon16   3361--

New Zealand first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JFM Morrisonlbw b Madan Lal31 943- 
*GM Turnerc Kirmani b M Amarnath117 4119- 
BE Congdonst Kirmani b Bedi58 1685- 
JM Parkerc Bedi b M Amarnath44 1356- 
MG Burgessc and b Madan Lal31 1294- 
ADG Robertslbw b Madan Lal17     
+KJ Wadsworthc Kirmani b Madan Lal29  3- 
DR Hadleec Kirmani b Madan Lal10 29-1 
RJ Hadleec Kirmani b M Amarnath33 6931 
RO Collingec Kirmani b M Amarnath0 6-- 
HJ Howarthnot out8 50 - 
Extras(8 b, 14 lb, 3 nb)25
Total(all out, 644 minutes, 132.1 overs)403
Fall of wickets:
1-56 (Morrison), 2-170 (Congdon), 3-254 (Parker), 4-260 (Turner), 5-293 (Roberts), 6-325 (Burgess), 7-347 (DR Hadlee), 8-360 (Wadsworth), 9-361 (Collinge), 10-403 (RJ Hadlee, 132.1 ov)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Madan Lal43   91345--
M Amarnath25.15634--
Chandrasekhar15   2600--
Bedi33   7591--
Prasanna16   1620--

India second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SM Gavaskarc Howarth b DR Hadlee71 20371 
DB Vengsarkarc Wadsworth b RJ Hadlee30 753- 
S Amarnathc Wadsworth b Collinge21     
GR Viswanathc Wadsworth b Roberts79 2087- 
BP Patelc Morrison b Parker7     
M Amarnathc Wadsworth b Howarth30     
Madan Lalnot out4     
+SMH Kirmaninot out1     
EAS Prasannadid not bat      
*BS Bedidid not bat      
BS Chandrasekhardid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 3 lb, 6 nb, 1 w)12
Total(6 wickets, 356 minutes, 79 overs)255
Fall of wickets:
1-60 (Vengsarkar), 2-97 (S Amarnath), 3-138 (Gavaskar), 4-175 (Patel), 5-250 (M Amarnath), 6-250 (Viswanath)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Collinge14   1361--
RJ Hadlee14   2641--
DR Hadlee12   1521--
Congdon5   250--
Howarth22   7481--
Parker5   2241--
Roberts5   1121--
Burgess2   120--

--> The match was scheduled for five days but extended to six.
--> ADG Roberts made his debut in Test matches
--> SMH Kirmani (1) passed his previous highest score of 14 in Test matches
--> BS Bedi (1) passed his previous highest score of 22 in Test matches
--> GM Turner (1) 100 in 351 minutes with 8 fours
--> GM Turner (1) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches for the season when he reached 55
--> KJ Wadsworth (1) passed 1000 runs in Test matches when he reached 29
--> DB Vengsarkar (2) passed his previous highest score of 16 in Test matches
--> ADG Roberts made his debut for New Zealand in First-Class matches
--> RO Collinge achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed SMH Kirmani in the India first innings (previous best was 5-74)
--> Madan Lal achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed KJ Wadsworth in the New Zealand first innings (previous best was 4-22)
--> Madan Lal achieved his first five wickets in an innings in Test matches in the New Zealand first innings
--> M Amarnath achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed RO Collinge in the New Zealand first innings (previous best was 2-31)

Match extended by 1 day (the scheduled rest day March 9 became a playing day after the 3rd day was washed out)