The Ashes - 6th Test

Australia v England

England won by 9 wickets

Partnerships - England 2nd innings
Wkt Runs Overs RR Player Player Start End
1st 31 G Boycott JM Brearley - 1/31
2nd 4* JM Brearley DW Randall 1/31 1/35 (10.2)
Highest partnerships in the match
Inns Wkt Runs Overs RR Player Player Start End
2 3rd 69 JM Brearley GA Gooch 2/46 3/115
2 4th 67 GA Gooch DI Gower 3/115 4/182
2 5th 51 IT Botham DI Gower 4/182 5/233
1 3rd 48 KJ Hughes GN Yallop 2/19 3/67
1 9th 39 GN Yallop JD Higgs 8/159 9/198
2 1st 37 G Boycott JM Brearley - 1/37
1 8th 35 RM Hogg GN Yallop 7/124 8/159
3 6th 34 GN Yallop B Yardley 5/48 6/82
1 4th 34 PM Toohey GN Yallop 3/67 4/101
3 7th 32 KJ Wright B Yardley 6/82 7/114
4 1st 31 G Boycott JM Brearley - 1/31
2 9th 26 RGD Willis RW Taylor 8/280 9/306
2 7th 23 G Miller RW Taylor 6/247 7/270
3 3rd 20 GM Wood GN Yallop 2/28 3/48
3 2nd 20 KJ Hughes GM Wood 1/8 2/28
1 1st 18 AMJ Hilditch GM Wood - 1/18
3 8th 16 RM Hogg B Yardley 7/114 8/130
2 6th 14 DI Gower G Miller 5/233 6/247
2 8th 10 JE Emburey RW Taylor 7/270 8/280
2 2nd 9 DW Randall JM Brearley 1/37 2/46
3 1st 8 AMJ Hilditch GM Wood - 1/8
1 7th 8 KJ Wright GN Yallop 6/116 7/124
1 5th 8 PH Carlson GN Yallop 4/101 5/109
3 10th 7 AG Hurst B Yardley 9/136 10/143
1 6th 7 B Yardley GN Yallop 5/109 6/116
3 9th 6 JD Higgs B Yardley 8/130 9/136
4 2nd 4* JM Brearley DW Randall 1/31 1/35 (10.2)
2 10th 2 M Hendrick RW Taylor 9/306 10/308
1 2nd 1 GM Wood KJ Hughes 1/18 2/19
3 5th 0 PH Carlson GN Yallop 4/48 5/48
3 4th 0 PM Toohey GN Yallop 3/48 4/48
1 10th 0 AG Hurst JD Higgs 9/198 10/198
Series Results
Australia v England at Sydney - Feb 10-14, 1979
England won by 9 wickets
Australia v England at Adelaide - Jan 27-Feb 1, 1979
England won by 205 runs
Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 6-11, 1979
England won by 93 runs
Australia v England at Melbourne - Dec 29, 1978 - Jan 3, 1979
Australia won by 103 runs
Australia v England at Perth - Dec 15-20, 1978
England won by 166 runs
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Photos

Feb 14, 1979

Ian Botham, Bob Willis and Mike Brearley chat after England's 5-1 Ashes victory, Australia v England, 6th Test, Sydney, 4th day, February 14, 1979

Ian Botham, Bob Willis and Mike Brearley chat after England's 5-1 Ashes victory

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Feb 14, 1979

Bruce Yardley poses with the disputed old ball after Graham Yallop had decided to open the innings with two spinners and eschew the new ball, Australia v England, 6th Test, Sydney, February 14, 1979

Bruce Yardley poses with the disputed old ball

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