England tour of Australia, 1974/75 / Scorecard

The Ashes - 1st Test

Australia v England

Australia won by 166 runs

Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
IR Redpath b Willis 5 23 20 0 0 25.00
WJ Edwards c Amiss b Hendrick 4 19 15 0 0 26.66
IM Chappell* c Greig b Willis 90 289 202 10 1 44.55
GS Chappell c Fletcher b Underwood 58 155 132 5 0 43.93
R Edwards c †Knott b Underwood 32 147 120 2 0 26.66
KD Walters c Lever b Willis 3 9 6 0 0 50.00
RW Marsh c Denness b Hendrick 14 67 56 0 0 25.00
TJ Jenner c Lever b Willis 12 49 28 2 0 42.85
DK Lillee c †Knott b Greig 15 40 22 2 0 68.18
MHN Walker not out 41 110 72 6 0 56.94
JR Thomson run out 23 76 77 2 0 29.87
Extras (lb 4, nb 8) 12
Total (all out; 92.5 overs) 309 (2.50 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-7 (WJ Edwards), 2-10 (Redpath), 3-110 (GS Chappell), 4-197 (IM Chappell), 5-202 (Walters), 6-205 (R Edwards), 7-228 (Jenner), 8-229 (Marsh), 9-257 (Lillee), 10-309 (Thomson)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RGD Willis 21.5 3 56 4 1.94
P Lever 16 1 53 0 2.48
M Hendrick 19 3 64 2 2.52
AW Greig 16 2 70 1 3.28
DL Underwood 20 6 54 2 2.02
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
DL Amiss c Jenner b Thomson 7 42 31 1 0 22.58
BW Luckhurst c †Marsh b Thomson 1 30 27 0 0 3.70
JH Edrich c IM Chappell b Thomson 48 209 147 4 0 32.65
MH Denness* lbw b Walker 6 32 20 1 0 30.00
KWR Fletcher b Lillee 17 31 40 2 0 42.50
AW Greig c †Marsh b Lillee 110 296 229 17 0 48.03
APE Knott c Jenner b Walker 12 53 39 2 0 30.76
P Lever c IM Chappell b Walker 4 11 15 0 0 26.66
DL Underwood c Redpath b Walters 25 75 53 3 0 47.16
RGD Willis not out 13 47 35 2 0 37.14
M Hendrick c Redpath b Walker 4 24 17 1 0 23.52
Extras (b 5, lb 2, w 3, nb 8) 18
Total (all out; 80.5 overs) 265 (2.46 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-9 (Luckhurst), 2-10 (Amiss), 3-33 (Denness), 4-57 (Fletcher), 5-130 (Edrich), 6-162 (Knott), 7-168 (Lever), 8-226 (Underwood), 9-248 (Greig), 10-265 (Hendrick)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DK Lillee 23 6 73 2 2.38
JR Thomson 21 5 59 3 2.10
MHN Walker 24.5 2 73 4 2.22
KD Walters 6 1 18 1 2.25
TJ Jenner 6 1 24 0 3.00
Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
IR Redpath b Willis 25 163 125 2 0 20.00
WJ Edwards c †Knott b Willis 5 36 29 0 0 17.24
IM Chappell* c Fletcher b Underwood 11 40 27 2 0 40.74
GS Chappell b Underwood 71 255 202 7 0 35.14
R Edwards c †Knott b Willis 53 200 152 4 0 34.86
KD Walters not out 62 126 96 9 0 64.58
RW Marsh not out 46 96 57 5 1 80.70
Extras (b 1, lb 7, w 1, nb 6) 15
Total (5 wickets dec; 85 overs) 288 (2.54 runs per 6 balls)
Did not bat TJ Jenner, DK Lillee, MHN Walker, JR Thomson
Fall of wickets 1-15 (WJ Edwards), 2-39 (IM Chappell), 3-59 (Redpath), 4-173 (GS Chappell), 5-190 (R Edwards)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RGD Willis 15 3 45 3 2.25
P Lever 18 4 58 0 2.41
M Hendrick 13 2 47 0 2.71
AW Greig 13 2 60 0 3.46
DL Underwood 26 6 63 2 1.81
England 2nd innings (target: 333 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
DL Amiss c Walters b Thomson 25 95 69 2 0 36.23
BW Luckhurst c IM Chappell b Lillee 3 38 21 0 0 14.28
JH Edrich b Thomson 6 43 28 1 0 21.42
MH Denness* c Walters b Thomson 27 61 46 4 0 58.69
KWR Fletcher c GS Chappell b Jenner 19 58 56 1 0 33.92
AW Greig b Thomson 2 10 7 0 0 28.57
APE Knott b Thomson 19 119 94 3 0 20.21
P Lever c Redpath b Lillee 14 39 32 2 0 43.75
DL Underwood c Walker b Jenner 30 67 70 6 0 42.85
RGD Willis not out 3 21 20 0 0 15.00
M Hendrick b Thomson 0 15 16 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 8, lb 3, w 2, nb 5) 18
Total (all out; 56.5 overs) 166 (2.19 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-18 (Luckhurst), 2-40 (Edrich), 3-44 (Amiss), 4-92 (Denness), 5-94 (Fletcher), 6-94 (Greig), 7-115 (Lever), 8-162 (Underwood), 9-163 (Knott), 10-166 (Hendrick)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DK Lillee 12 2 25 2 1.56
JR Thomson 17.5 3 46 6 1.95
MHN Walker 9 4 32 0 2.66
KD Walters 2 2 0 0 0.00
TJ Jenner 16 5 45 2 2.10
Match details
Balls per over 8
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series Australia led the 6-match series 1-0
Test debut WJ Edwards (Australia)
Umpires RC Bailhache and TF Brooks
Close of play
Fri, 29 Nov - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 219/6 (RW Marsh 8*, TJ Jenner 8*)
Sat, 30 Nov - day 2 - England 1st innings 114/4 (JH Edrich 40*, AW Greig 34*)
Sun, 1 Dec - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 51/2 (IR Redpath 24*, GS Chappell 7*)
Mon, 2 Dec - rest day
Tue, 3 Dec - day 4 - England 2nd innings 10/0 (DL Amiss 9*, BW Luckhurst 0*)
Wed, 4 Dec - day 5 - England 2nd innings 166 (56.5 ov) - end of match
 
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