England tour of Australia, 5th Test: Australia v England at Adelaide, Jan 25-30, 1975
The Ashes - 5th Test
Australia won by 163 runs
Played at Adelaide Oval
25,26,27,29,30 January 1975 (5-day match)
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
IR Redpath c Greig b Underwood 21 121 96 0 0 21.87
RB McCosker c Cowdrey b Underwood 35 83 73 3 0 47.94
IM Chappell* c †Knott b Underwood 0 1 3 0 0 0.00
GS Chappell lbw b Underwood 5 7 6 0 0 83.33
KD Walters c Willis b Underwood 55 92 66 7 1 83.33
RW Marsh c Greig b Underwood 6 9 17 0 0 35.29
TJ Jenner b Underwood 74 137 115 7 0 64.34
MHN Walker run out 41 98 77 2 0 53.24
DK Lillee b Willis 26 59 38 2 0 68.42
AA Mallett not out 23 54 51 1 0 45.09
JR Thomson b Arnold 5 12 8 1 0 62.50
Extras (b 4, lb 4, nb 5) 13
  Total (all out; 68.2 overs) 304 (3.34 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RGD Willis 10 0 46 1 3.45
  GG Arnold 12.2 3 42 1 2.57
  DL Underwood 29 3 113 7 2.92
  AW Greig 10 0 63 0 4.72
  FJ Titmus 7 1 27 0 2.89
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
DL Amiss c IM Chappell b Lillee 0 11 11 0 0 0.00
D Lloyd c †Marsh b Lillee 4 34 27 1 0 14.81
MC Cowdrey c Walker b Thomson 26 87 59 2 0 44.06
MH Denness* c †Marsh b Thomson 51 83 65 6 0 78.46
KWR Fletcher c IM Chappell b Thomson 40 106 71 5 0 56.33
AW Greig c †Marsh b Lillee 19 42 44 2 0 43.18
APE Knott c Lillee b Mallett 5 23 23 0 0 21.73
FJ Titmus c GS Chappell b Mallett 11 30 25 1 0 44.00
DL Underwood c Lillee b Mallett 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
GG Arnold b Lillee 0 30 34 0 0 0.00
RGD Willis not out 11 21 17 2 0 64.70
Extras (lb 2, nb 3) 5
  Total (all out; 46.5 overs) 172 (2.76 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  DK Lillee 12.5 2 49 4 2.91
  JR Thomson 15 1 58 3 2.90
  MHN Walker 5 1 18 0 2.70
  TJ Jenner 5 0 28 0 4.20
  AA Mallett 9 4 14 3 1.16
  Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
IR Redpath b Underwood 52 158 125 3 0 41.60
RB McCosker c †Knott b Arnold 11 14 13 1 0 84.61
IM Chappell* c †Knott b Underwood 41 83 75 2 1 54.66
GS Chappell c Greig b Underwood 18 74 62 2 0 29.03
KD Walters not out 71 168 128 5 1 55.46
RW Marsh c Greig b Underwood 55 113 100 3 1 55.00
TJ Jenner not out 14 36 21 0 0 66.66
Extras (lb 4, nb 6) 10
  Total (5 wickets dec; 66 overs) 272 (3.09 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RGD Willis 5 0 27 0 4.05
  GG Arnold 20 1 71 1 2.66
  DL Underwood 26 5 102 4 2.94
  AW Greig 2 0 9 0 3.37
  FJ Titmus 13 1 53 0 3.05
  England 2nd innings (target: 405 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
DL Amiss c †Marsh b Lillee 0 2 4 0 0 0.00
D Lloyd c Walters b Walker 5 10 3 1 0 166.66
MC Cowdrey c Mallett b Lillee 3 15 12 0 0 25.00
MH Denness* c Jenner b Lillee 14 39 24 2 0 58.33
KWR Fletcher lbw b Lillee 63 183 139 8 0 45.32
AW Greig lbw b Walker 20 71 69 2 0 28.98
APE Knott not out 106 227 205 9 0 51.70
FJ Titmus lbw b Jenner 20 102 116 1 0 17.24
DL Underwood c IM Chappell b Mallett 0 5 3 0 0 0.00
GG Arnold b Mallett 0 5 6 0 0 0.00
RGD Willis b Walker 3 29 19 0 0 15.78
Extras (b 3, lb 3, nb 1) 7
  Total (all out; 75 overs) 241 (2.41 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  DK Lillee 14 3 69 4 3.69
  MHN Walker 20 3 89 3 3.33
  TJ Jenner 15 4 39 1 1.95
  AA Mallett 25 10 36 2 1.08
  IM Chappell 1 0 1 0 0.75

Match details


Balls per over 8
Toss - England, who chose to field
Series - Australia led the 6-match series 4-0
Umpires - RC Bailhache and TF Brooks
Close of play
  • Sat, 25 Jan - day 1 - no play
  • Sun, 26 Jan - day 2 - England 1st innings 2/0 (DL Amiss 0*, D Lloyd 0*)
  • Mon, 27 Jan - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 111/2 (IR Redpath 47*, GS Chappell 6*)
  • Tue, 28 Jan - rest day
  • Wed, 29 Jan - day 4 - England 2nd innings 94/5 (KWR Fletcher 39*, APE Knott 9*)
  • Thu, 30 Jan - day 5 - England 2nd innings 241 (75 ov) - end of match
 
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