England tour of Australia, 1974/75 / Scorecard

The Ashes - 2nd Test

Australia v England

Australia won by 9 wickets

England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
D Lloyd c GS Chappell b Thomson 49 187 157 6 0 31.21
BW Luckhurst c Mallett b Walker 27 81 53 6 0 50.94
MC Cowdrey b Thomson 22 125 101 3 0 21.78
AW Greig c Mallett b Walker 23 65 46 3 0 50.00
KWR Fletcher c Redpath b Lillee 4 24 17 1 0 23.52
MH Denness* c GS Chappell b Lillee 2 13 12 0 0 16.66
APE Knott c Redpath b Walters 51 86 70 5 0 72.85
FJ Titmus c Redpath b Walters 10 94 66 0 0 15.15
CM Old c GS Chappell b IM Chappell 7 5 7 1 0 100.00
GG Arnold run out 1 1 1 0 0 100.00
RGD Willis not out 4 2 2 1 0 200.00
Extras (w 3, nb 5) 8
Total (all out; 65.3 overs) 208 (2.38 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-44 (Luckhurst), 2-99 (Lloyd), 3-119 (Cowdrey), 4-128 (Fletcher), 5-132 (Denness), 6-132 (Greig), 7-194 (Knott), 8-201 (Old), 9-202 (Arnold), 10-208 (Titmus)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DK Lillee 16 4 48 2 2.25
JR Thomson 15 6 45 2 2.25
MHN Walker 20 5 49 2 1.83
AA Mallett 10 3 35 0 2.62
KD Walters 2.3 0 13 2 4.10
IM Chappell 2 0 10 1 3.75
Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
IR Redpath st †Knott b Titmus 41 111 92 2 0 44.56
WJ Edwards c Lloyd b Greig 30 62 43 2 0 69.76
IM Chappell* c †Knott b Arnold 25 69 48 5 0 52.08
GS Chappell c Greig b Willis 62 126 122 6 0 50.81
R Edwards b Arnold 115 322 252 6 0 45.63
KD Walters c Fletcher b Willis 103 140 119 11 1 86.55
RW Marsh c Lloyd b Titmus 41 120 93 5 0 44.08
MHN Walker c †Knott b Old 19 80 72 0 0 26.38
DK Lillee b Old 11 13 20 1 0 55.00
AA Mallett c †Knott b Old 0 1 2 0 0 0.00
JR Thomson not out 11 16 12 1 0 91.66
Extras (b 7, lb 14, nb 2) 23
Total (all out; 108.6 overs) 481 (3.31 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-64 (WJ Edwards), 2-101 (Redpath), 3-113 (IM Chappell), 4-192 (GS Chappell), 5-362 (Walters), 6-416 (R Edwards), 7-449 (Marsh), 8-462 (Lillee), 9-462 (Mallett), 10-481 (Walker)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RGD Willis 22 0 91 2 3.10
GG Arnold 27 1 129 2 3.58
CM Old 22.6 3 85 3 2.80
AW Greig 9 0 69 1 5.75
FJ Titmus 28 3 84 2 2.25
England 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
D Lloyd c GS Chappell b Walker 35 180 148 4 0 23.64
MC Cowdrey lbw b Thomson 41 131 96 7 0 42.70
MH Denness* c Redpath b Thomson 20 97 66 1 0 30.30
AW Greig c GS Chappell b Thomson 32 58 49 6 0 65.30
KWR Fletcher c †Marsh b Thomson 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
APE Knott c GS Chappell b Lillee 18 32 31 3 0 58.06
BW Luckhurst c Mallett b Lillee 23 136 107 2 0 21.49
FJ Titmus c GS Chappell b Mallett 61 108 91 8 0 67.03
CM Old c Thomson b Mallett 43 64 48 5 2 89.58
GG Arnold c Mallett b Thomson 4 8 8 1 0 50.00
RGD Willis not out 0 2 0 0 0 -
Extras (lb 4, w 1, nb 11) 16
Total (all out; 91.1 overs) 293 (2.41 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 0-52* (Lloyd, retired not out), 1-62 (Cowdrey), 2-106 (Greig), 3-124 (Denness), 4-124 (Fletcher), 5-154 (Knott), 6-156 (Lloyd), 7-219 (Luckhurst), 8-285 (Old), 9-293 (Arnold), 10-293 (Titmus)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DK Lillee 22 5 59 2 2.01
JR Thomson 25 4 93 5 2.79
MHN Walker 24 7 76 1 2.37
AA Mallett 11.1 4 32 2 2.15
KD Walters 9 4 17 0 1.41
Australia 2nd innings (target: 21 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
IR Redpath not out 12 22 21 2 0 57.14
WJ Edwards lbw b Arnold 0 8 3 0 0 0.00
IM Chappell* not out 11 12 7 1 0 157.14
Extras 0
Total (1 wicket; 3.7 overs) 23 (4.45 runs per 6 balls)
Did not bat GS Chappell, R Edwards, KD Walters, RW Marsh, MHN Walker, DK Lillee, AA Mallett, JR Thomson
Fall of wickets 1-4 (WJ Edwards)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RGD Willis 2 0 8 0 3.00
GG Arnold 1.7 0 15 1 6.00
Match details
Balls per over 8
Toss Australia, who chose to field
Series Australia led the 6-match series 2-0
Umpires RC Bailhache and TF Brooks
Close of play
Fri, 13 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 1/0 (IR Redpath 1*, WJ Edwards 0*)
Sat, 14 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 352/4 (R Edwards 79*, KD Walters 103*)
Sun, 15 Dec - day 3 - England 2nd innings 102/1 (MH Denness 13*, AW Greig 28*)
Mon, 16 Dec - rest day
Tue, 17 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 23/1 (3.7 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • D Lloyd (2) retired hurt on 17* from 52/0 to 106/2
 
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Series Results
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England won by an innings and 4 runs
Australia v England at Adelaide - Jan 25-30, 1975
Australia won by 163 runs
Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 4-9, 1975
Australia won by 171 runs
Australia v England at Melbourne - Dec 26-31, 1974
Match drawn
Australia v England at Perth - Dec 13-17, 1974
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Photos

Jan 11, 1975

David Lloyd collapses after being hit by a ball from Jeff Thomson , Australia v England, 2nd Test, Perth, January 11, 1975

David Lloyd collapses after being hit by a ball from Jeff Thomson

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Dec 17, 1974

Brian Luckhurst grimaces after being hit again on his injured hand by Jeff Thomson, December 17, 1974

Brian Luckhurst grimaces after being injured

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