The Ashes - 4th Test

Australia v England

Australia won by 171 runs

Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
IR Redpath hit wicket b Titmus 33 140 114 1 0 28.94
RB McCosker c †Knott b Greig 80 192 169 7 0 47.33
IM Chappell* c †Knott b Arnold 53 118 83 5 0 63.85
GS Chappell c Greig b Arnold 84 216 173 9 0 48.55
R Edwards b Greig 15 61 57 3 0 26.31
KD Walters lbw b Arnold 1 9 7 0 0 14.28
RW Marsh b Greig 30 56 44 0 0 68.18
MHN Walker c Greig b Arnold 30 87 59 0 0 50.84
DK Lillee b Arnold 8 32 23 1 0 34.78
AA Mallett lbw b Greig 31 73 53 4 0 58.49
JR Thomson not out 24 27 23 4 0 104.34
Extras (lb 4, w 1, nb 11) 16
Total (all out; 98.7 overs) 405 (3.07 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-96 (Redpath), 2-142 (McCosker), 3-199 (IM Chappell), 4-251 (Edwards), 5-255 (Walters), 6-305 (Marsh), 7-310 (GS Chappell), 8-332 (Lillee), 9-368 (Walker), 10-405 (Mallett)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RGD Willis 18 2 80 0 3.33
GG Arnold 29 7 86 5 2.22
AW Greig 22.7 2 104 4 3.40
DL Underwood 13 3 54 0 3.11
FJ Titmus 16 2 65 1 3.04
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
DL Amiss c Mallett b Walker 12 39 26 1 0 46.15
D Lloyd c Thomson b Lillee 19 54 45 3 0 42.22
MC Cowdrey c McCosker b Thomson 22 63 48 3 0 45.83
JH Edrich* c †Marsh b Walters 50 223 177 5 0 28.24
KWR Fletcher c Redpath b Walker 24 88 62 3 0 38.70
AW Greig c GS Chappell b Thomson 9 16 13 1 0 69.23
APE Knott b Thomson 82 158 121 11 0 67.76
FJ Titmus c †Marsh b Walters 22 47 44 3 0 50.00
DL Underwood c Walker b Lillee 27 53 31 5 0 87.09
RGD Willis b Thomson 2 14 8 0 0 25.00
GG Arnold not out 3 13 14 0 0 21.42
Extras (b 15, lb 7, w 1) 23
Total (all out; 73.1 overs) 295 (3.02 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-36 (Amiss), 2-46 (Lloyd), 3-69 (Cowdrey), 4-108 (Fletcher), 5-123 (Greig), 6-180 (Edrich), 7-240 (Titmus), 8-273 (Knott), 9-285 (Willis), 10-295 (Underwood)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DK Lillee 19.1 2 66 2 2.58
JR Thomson 19 3 74 4 2.92
MHN Walker 23 2 77 2 2.51
AA Mallett 1 0 8 0 6.00
KD Walters 7 2 26 2 2.78
IM Chappell 4 0 21 0 3.93
Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
IR Redpath c sub (CM Old) b Underwood 105 344 239 9 0 43.93
IM Chappell* c Lloyd b Willis 5 22 9 0 0 55.55
GS Chappell c Lloyd b Arnold 144 252 209 16 0 68.89
KD Walters b Underwood 5 13 15 0 0 33.33
R Edwards not out 17 59 44 1 0 38.63
RW Marsh not out 7 7 4 0 0 175.00
Extras (lb 2, w 1, nb 3) 6
Total (4 wickets dec; 64.3 overs) 289 (3.36 runs per 6 balls)
Did not bat RB McCosker, MHN Walker, DK Lillee, AA Mallett, JR Thomson
Fall of wickets 1-15 (IM Chappell), 2-235 (GS Chappell), 3-242 (Walters), 4-280 (Redpath)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RGD Willis 11 1 52 1 3.54
GG Arnold 22 3 78 1 2.65
AW Greig 12 1 64 0 4.00
DL Underwood 12 1 65 2 4.06
FJ Titmus 7.3 2 24 0 2.44
England 2nd innings (target: 400 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
DL Amiss c †Marsh b Lillee 37 93 67 2 0 55.22
D Lloyd c GS Chappell b Thomson 26 86 54 3 0 48.14
MC Cowdrey c IM Chappell b Walker 1 37 26 0 0 3.84
JH Edrich* not out 33 155 163 5 0 20.24
KWR Fletcher c Redpath b Thomson 11 64 46 1 0 23.91
AW Greig st †Marsh b Mallett 54 139 114 9 0 47.36
APE Knott c Redpath b Mallett 10 56 39 2 0 25.64
FJ Titmus c Thomson b Mallett 4 31 25 0 0 16.00
DL Underwood c & b Walker 5 16 13 1 0 38.46
RGD Willis b Lillee 12 88 68 2 0 17.64
GG Arnold c GS Chappell b Mallett 14 35 20 2 0 70.00
Extras (b 13, lb 3, nb 5) 21
Total (all out; 79.5 overs) 228 (2.14 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-68 (Lloyd), 2-70 (Amiss), 2-70* (Edrich, retired not out), 3-74 (Cowdrey), 4-103 (Fletcher), 5-136 (Knott), 6-156 (Titmus), 7-158 (Greig), 8-175 (Underwood), 9-201 (Willis), 10-228 (Arnold)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DK Lillee 21 5 65 2 2.32
JR Thomson 23 7 74 2 2.41
MHN Walker 16 5 46 2 2.15
AA Mallett 16.5 9 21 4 0.94
IM Chappell 3 2 1 0 0.25
Match details
Balls per over 8
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series Australia led the 6-match series 3-0
Test debut RB McCosker (Australia)
Umpires RC Bailhache and TF Brooks
Close of play
Sat, 4 Jan - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 251/4 (GS Chappell 59*, KD Walters 0*)
Sun, 5 Jan - day 2 - England 1st innings 106/3 (JH Edrich 13*, KWR Fletcher 23*)
Mon, 6 Jan - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 123/1 (IR Redpath 47*, GS Chappell 69*)
Tue, 7 Jan - rest day
Wed, 8 Jan - day 4 - England 2nd innings 33/0 (DL Amiss 14*, D Lloyd 15*)
Thu, 9 Jan - day 5 - England 2nd innings 228 (79.5 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • JH Edrich (2) retired hurt on 0* from 70/2 to 156/6 (hit on the ribs first ball, by Lillee)
 
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England won by an innings and 4 runs
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Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 4-9, 1975
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