Australia tour of England, 1968 / Scorecard

The Ashes - 1st Test

England v Australia

Australia won by 159 runs

Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
WM Lawry* c Boycott b Barber 81 197 155 7 2 52.25
IR Redpath lbw b Snow 8 41 35 1 0 22.85
RM Cowper b Snow 0 1 2 0 0 0.00
KD Walters lbw b Barber 81 144 140 13 0 57.85
AP Sheahan c D'Oliveira b Snow 88 206 210 7 0 41.90
IM Chappell run out 73 167 151 5 0 48.34
BN Jarman c & b Higgs 12 69 47 1 0 25.53
NJN Hawke c †Knott b Snow 5 14 17 0 0 29.41
GD McKenzie c Cowdrey b D'Oliveira 0 9 9 0 0 0.00
JW Gleeson c †Knott b Higgs 0 18 13 0 0 0.00
AN Connolly not out 0 4 6 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 7, nb 2) 9
Total (all out; 130.3 overs) 357 (2.73 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-29 (Redpath), 2-29 (Cowper), 3-173 (Walters), 4-174 (Lawry), 5-326 (Chappell), 6-341 (Sheahan), 7-351 (Hawke), 8-353 (McKenzie), 9-357 (Jarman), 10-357 (Gleeson)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JA Snow 34 5 97 4 2.85
K Higgs 35.3 11 80 2 2.25
BL D'Oliveira 25 11 38 1 1.52
PI Pocock 25 5 77 0 3.08
RW Barber 11 0 56 2 5.09
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
JH Edrich run out 49 198 176 3 1 27.84
G Boycott c †Jarman b Cowper 35 204 191 1 0 18.32
MC Cowdrey* c Lawry b McKenzie 4 31 28 0 0 14.28
TW Graveney c McKenzie b Cowper 2 5 3 0 0 66.66
DL Amiss c Cowper b McKenzie 0 8 10 0 0 0.00
RW Barber c Sheahan b McKenzie 20 86 82 1 0 24.39
BL D'Oliveira b Connolly 9 34 38 2 0 23.68
APE Knott c McKenzie b Cowper 5 36 37 1 0 13.51
JA Snow not out 18 37 28 1 1 64.28
K Higgs lbw b Cowper 2 15 16 0 0 12.50
PI Pocock c Redpath b Gleeson 6 16 17 1 0 35.29
Extras (b 9, lb 3, w 3) 15
Total (all out; 104.3 overs) 165 (1.57 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-86 (Edrich), 2-87 (Boycott), 3-89 (Graveney), 4-90 (Amiss), 5-97 (Cowdrey), 6-120 (D'Oliveira), 7-137 (Knott), 8-137 (Barber), 9-144 (Higgs), 10-165 (Pocock)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GD McKenzie 28 11 33 3 1.17
NJN Hawke 15 7 18 0 1.20
AN Connolly 28 15 26 1 0.92
JW Gleeson 6.3 2 21 1 3.23
RM Cowper 26 11 48 4 1.84
IM Chappell 1 0 4 0 4.00
Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
WM Lawry* c Pocock b D'Oliveira 16 59 50 0 0 32.00
IR Redpath lbw b Snow 8 53 39 1 0 20.51
RM Cowper c & b Pocock 37 127 111 4 0 33.33
KD Walters lbw b Pocock 86 204 189 5 1 45.50
AP Sheahan c Graveney b Pocock 8 15 14 2 0 57.14
IM Chappell c †Knott b Pocock 9 19 26 0 1 34.61
BN Jarman b Pocock 41 53 65 5 1 63.07
NJN Hawke c Edrich b Pocock 0 1 2 0 0 0.00
GD McKenzie c Snow b Barber 0 8 10 0 0 0.00
JW Gleeson run out 2 10 13 0 0 15.38
AN Connolly not out 2 8 9 0 0 22.22
Extras (b 2, lb 9) 11
Total (all out; 88 overs) 220 (2.50 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-24 (Redpath), 2-24 (Lawry), 3-106 (Cowper), 4-122 (Sheahan), 5-140 (Chappell), 6-211 (Walters), 7-211 (Hawke), 8-214 (Jarman), 9-214 (McKenzie), 10-220 (Gleeson)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JA Snow 17 2 51 1 3.00
K Higgs 23 8 41 0 1.78
BL D'Oliveira 5 3 7 1 1.40
PI Pocock 33 10 79 6 2.39
RW Barber 10 1 31 1 3.10
England 2nd innings (target: 413 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
JH Edrich c †Jarman b Cowper 38 113 119 4 0 31.93
G Boycott c Redpath b McKenzie 11 14 10 2 0 110.00
MC Cowdrey* c †Jarman b McKenzie 11 20 18 2 0 61.11
TW Graveney c †Jarman b Gleeson 33 101 109 4 0 30.27
DL Amiss b Cowper 0 9 9 0 0 0.00
RW Barber c Cowper b Hawke 46 102 116 4 0 39.65
BL D'Oliveira not out 87 172 188 13 1 46.27
APE Knott lbw b Connolly 4 25 27 0 0 14.81
JA Snow c Lawry b Connolly 2 9 15 0 0 13.33
K Higgs c †Jarman b Gleeson 0 3 5 0 0 0.00
PI Pocock lbw b Gleeson 10 42 44 2 0 22.72
Extras (b 5, lb 6) 11
Total (all out; 110 overs) 253 (2.30 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-13 (Boycott), 2-25 (Cowdrey), 3-91 (Edrich), 4-91 (Amiss), 5-105 (Graveney), 6-185 (Barber), 7-214 (Knott), 8-218 (Snow), 9-219 (Higgs), 10-253 (Pocock)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GD McKenzie 18 3 52 2 2.88
NJN Hawke 8 4 15 1 1.87
AN Connolly 13 4 35 2 2.69
JW Gleeson 30 14 44 3 1.46
RM Cowper 39 12 82 2 2.10
IM Chappell 2 0 14 0 7.00
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series Australia led the 5-match series 1-0
Batsmen of the match BL D'Oliveira (England) and KD Walters (Australia)
Bowlers of the match RM Cowper (Australia) and PI Pocock (England)
Umpires JS Buller and CS Elliott
Close of play
Thu, 6 Jun - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 319/4 (AP Sheahan 74*, IM Chappell 68*)
Fri, 7 Jun - day 2 - England 1st innings 60/0 (JH Edrich 32*, G Boycott 26*)
Sat, 8 Jun - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 60/2 (RM Cowper 14*, KD Walters 19*)
Sun, 9 Jun - rest day
Mon, 10 Jun - day 4 - England 2nd innings 152/5 (RW Barber 29*, BL D'Oliveira 21*)
Tue, 11 Jun - day 5 - England 2nd innings 253 (110 ov) - end of match
 
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Series Results
England v Australia at The Oval - Aug 22-27, 1968
England won by 226 runs
England v Australia at Leeds - Jul 25-30, 1968
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England v Australia at Birmingham - Jul 11-16, 1968
Match drawn
England v Australia at Lord's - Jun 20-25, 1968
Match drawn
England v Australia at Manchester - Jun 6-11, 1968
Australia won by 159 runs
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Jun 10, 1968

Ian Chappell top-edges an attempted slog sweep, England v Australia, 1st Test, Manchester, 4th day, June 10, 1968

Ian Chappell top-edges an attempted slog-sweep

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Jun 10, 1968

Doug Walters pulls during his innings of 86, England v Australia, 1st Test, Manchester, 4th day, June 10, 1968

Doug Walters pulls during his innings of 81

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