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The England national cricket team toured New Zealand in March 1951 and played a two-match Test series against the New Zealand national cricket team. England won the series 1–0 with one match drawn.

Test series summary

First Test

17–21 February 1951 (4-day match)
Scorecard
Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
417/8d (157.2 overs)
v Flag of England England
550 (221.3 overs)
Match drawn
Lancaster Park, Christchurch
Umpires: EG Brook and SB Tomkinson
B Sutcliffe 116
TE Bailey 2/51 (30 overs)
TE Bailey 134*
AM Moir 6/155 (56.3 overs)
46/3 (13 overs)
JA Hayes 19
RT Simpson 2/4 (4 overs)

Second Test

24–28 March 1951 (4-day match)
Scorecard
Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
125 (70 overs)
v Flag of England England
227 (97 overs)
England won by 6 wickets
Basin Reserve, Wellington
Umpires: JM McLellan and MF Pengelly
AM Moir 26*
DVP Wright 5/48 (19 overs)
L Hutton 57
GF Cresswell 3/18 (15 overs)
189 (72.2 overs) 91/4 (45.2 overs)
VJ Scott 60
R Tattersall 6/44 (21 overs)
L Hutton 29
GF Cresswell 2/31 (18 overs)
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat.
  • 24 March was taken as a rest day.
  • There was no play on the first day.


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