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The England national cricket team toured New Zealand in February and March 1988 and played a three-match Test series against the New Zealand national cricket team. The series was drawn 0–0.

Test series summary

First Test

12–17 February 1988
(5-day match)
Scorecard
Flag of England England
319 (120.1 overs)
v Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
168 (81.5 overs)
Match drawn
Lancaster Park, Christchurch
Umpires: BL Aldridge and SJ Woodward
Player of the match: EJ Chatfield (NZ)
BC Broad 114 (244)
DK Morrison 5/69 (21.1 overs)
RJ Hadlee 37 (135)
GR Dilley 6/38 (24.5 overs)
152 (74.1 overs) 130/4 (77 overs)
MD Moxon 27 (94)
EJ Chatfield 4/36 (30 overs)
AH Jones 54* (159)
GR Dilley 2/32 (18 overs)
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to field.
  • 15 February was taken as a rest day.
  • PW Jarvis (ENG) made his Test debut.

Second Test

25–29 February 1988
(5-day match)
Scorecard
Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
301 (134.2 overs)
v Flag of England England
323 (141.1 overs)
Match drawn
Eden Park, Auckland
Umpires: FR Goodall and RL McHarg
Player of the match: JG Wright (NZ)
JG Wright 103 (276)
GR Dilley 5/60 (28 overs)
MD Moxon 99 (269)
EJ Chatfield 4/37 (31.1 overs)
350/7d (169 overs)
MJ Greatbatch 107* (325)
GR Dilley 2/44 (23 overs)
  • England won the toss and elected to field.
  • MJ Greatbatch (NZ) made his Test debut.

Third Test

3–7 March 1988
(5-day match)
Scorecard
Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
512/6d (197 overs)
v Flag of England England
183/2 (79 overs)
Match drawn
Basin Reserve, Wellington
Umpires: BL Aldridge and SJ Woodward
Player of the match: KR Rutherford (NZ)
MD Crowe 143 (333)
DJ Capel 2/129 (39 overs)
MD Moxon 81* (232)
EJ Chatfield 1/38 (23 overs)
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat.
  • There was no play on the fourth and fifth days.
  • RH Vance (NZ) made his Test debut.


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