Australia tour of England, 1st Test: England v Australia at Lord's, Jun 16-21, 1977
The Ashes - 1st Test
Match drawn
Played at Lord's, London
16,17,18,20,21 June 1977 (5-day match)
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
DL Amiss b Thomson 4 37 31 0 0 12.90
JM Brearley* c Robinson b Thomson 9 42 26 0 0 34.61
RA Woolmer run out 79 269 202 7 0 39.10
DW Randall c Chappell b Walker 53 124 101 4 0 52.47
AW Greig b Pascoe 5 20 22 1 0 22.72
GD Barlow c McCosker b Walker 1 25 14 0 0 7.14
APE Knott c Walters b Thomson 8 25 20 0 0 40.00
CM Old c †Marsh b Walker 9 31 27 1 0 33.33
JK Lever b Pascoe 8 35 35 1 0 22.85
DL Underwood not out 11 40 26 1 0 42.30
RGD Willis b Thomson 17 33 26 2 0 65.38
Extras (b 1, lb 3, w 1, nb 7) 12
  Total (all out; 86.5 overs) 216 (2.48 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  JR Thomson 20.5 5 41 4 1.96
  LS Pascoe 23 7 53 2 2.30
  MHN Walker 30 6 66 3 2.20
  KJ O'Keeffe 10 3 32 0 3.20
  GS Chappell 3 0 12 0 4.00
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
RD Robinson b Lever 11 25 12 1 0 91.66
RB McCosker b Old 23 107 75 0 0 30.66
GS Chappell* c Old b Willis 66 231 193 4 0 34.19
CS Serjeant c †Knott b Willis 81 255 175 10 0 46.28
KD Walters c Brearley b Willis 53 122 96 7 0 55.20
DW Hookes c Brearley b Old 11 33 25 2 0 44.00
RW Marsh lbw b Willis 1 20 15 0 0 6.66
KJ O'Keeffe c sub (AGE Ealham) b Willis 12 64 42 1 0 28.57
MHN Walker c †Knott b Willis 4 50 40 0 0 10.00
JR Thomson b Willis 6 25 18 1 0 33.33
LS Pascoe not out 3 15 11 0 0 27.27
Extras (lb 7, w 1, nb 17) 25
  Total (all out; 114.1 overs) 296 (2.59 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RGD Willis 30.1 7 78 7 2.58
  JK Lever 19 5 61 1 3.21
  DL Underwood 25 6 42 0 1.68
  CM Old 35 10 70 2 2.00
  RA Woolmer 5 1 20 0 4.00
  England 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
DL Amiss b Thomson 0 2 4 0 0 0.00
JM Brearley* c Robinson b O'Keeffe 49 174 137 4 0 35.76
RA Woolmer c Chappell b Pascoe 120 301 248 13 0 48.38
AW Greig c O'Keeffe b Pascoe 91 223 178 11 0 51.12
GD Barlow lbw b Pascoe 5 57 43 0 0 11.62
APE Knott c Walters b Walker 8 37 23 0 0 34.78
DW Randall c McCosker b Thomson 0 10 4 0 0 0.00
CM Old c Walters b Walker 0 2 3 0 0 0.00
JK Lever c †Marsh b Thomson 3 28 16 0 0 18.75
DL Underwood not out 12 25 21 0 0 57.14
RGD Willis c †Marsh b Thomson 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 5, lb 9, w 1, nb 2) 17
  Total (all out; 112.4 overs) 305 (2.70 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  JR Thomson 24.4 3 86 4 3.48
  LS Pascoe 26 2 96 3 3.69
  MHN Walker 35 13 56 2 1.60
  GS Chappell 12 2 24 0 2.00
  KJ O'Keeffe 15 7 26 1 1.73
  Australia 2nd innings (target: 226 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
RD Robinson c Woolmer b Old 4 7 8 1 0 50.00
RB McCosker b Willis 1 11 3 0 0 33.33
GS Chappell* c Lever b Old 24 45 36 3 0 66.66
DW Hookes c & b Willis 50 138 104 3 1 48.07
KD Walters c sub (AGE Ealham) b Underwood 10 27 20 1 0 50.00
CS Serjeant c Amiss b Underwood 3 16 12 0 0 25.00
RW Marsh not out 6 70 51 0 0 11.76
KJ O'Keeffe not out 8 21 11 0 0 72.72
Extras (nb 8) 8
  Total (6 wickets; 39 overs) 114 (2.92 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RGD Willis 10 1 40 2 4.00
  CM Old 14 0 46 2 3.28
  DL Underwood 10 3 16 2 1.60
  JK Lever 5 2 4 0 0.80

Match details


Toss - England, who chose to bat
Series - 5-match series level 0-0
Test debuts - LS Pascoe, RD Robinson and CS Serjeant (Australia)
Player of the match - RA Woolmer (England)
Umpires - HD Bird and WL Budd
Close of play
  • Thu, 16 Jun - day 1 - England 1st innings 216
  • Fri, 17 Jun - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 51/1 (RB McCosker 23*, GS Chappell 11*)
  • Sat, 18 Jun - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 278/7 (KJ O'Keeffe 8*, MHN Walker 1*)
  • Sun, 19 Jun - rest day
  • Mon, 20 Jun - day 4 - England 2nd innings 189/2 (RA Woolmer 114*, AW Greig 18*)
  • Tue, 21 Jun - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 114/6 (39 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


General
    • Marsh sets a new catching record for this series (70) upon dismissing Old
    • CM Old takes his 100th wicket upon Robinson's dismissal
 
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