England tour of Australia, 6th Test: Australia v England at Melbourne, Feb 8-13, 1975
The Ashes - 6th Test
England won by an innings and 4 runs
8,9,10,12,13 February 1975 (5-day match)
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
IR Redpath c Greig b Lever 1 35 23 0 0 4.34
RB McCosker c Greig b Lever 0 9 4 0 0 0.00
IM Chappell* c †Knott b Old 65 149 105 7 0 61.90
GS Chappell c Denness b Lever 1 24 14 0 0 7.14
R Edwards c Amiss b Lever 0 11 5 0 0 0.00
KD Walters c Edrich b Old 12 30 17 2 0 70.58
RW Marsh b Old 29 65 45 5 0 64.44
MHN Walker not out 20 72 45 1 0 44.44
DK Lillee c †Knott b Lever 12 38 17 2 0 70.58
AA Mallett b Lever 7 14 12 1 0 58.33
G Dymock c †Knott b Greig 0 10 10 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 2, lb 1, nb 2) 5
  Total (all out; 36.7 overs) 152 (3.09 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  GG Arnold 6 2 24 0 3.00
  P Lever 11 2 38 6 2.59
  CM Old 11 0 50 3 3.40
  AW Greig 8.7 1 35 1 2.95
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
DL Amiss lbw b Lillee 0 3 4 0 0 0.00
MC Cowdrey c †Marsh b Walker 7 43 35 1 0 20.00
JH Edrich c IM Chappell b Walker 70 212 164 3 0 42.68
MH Denness* c & b Walker 188 492 448 17 0 41.96
KWR Fletcher c Redpath b Walker 146 446 424 11 0 34.43
AW Greig c sub (TJ Jenner) b Walker 89 122 94 13 0 94.68
APE Knott c †Marsh b Walker 5 14 6 1 0 83.33
CM Old b Dymock 0 5 3 0 0 0.00
DL Underwood b Walker 11 26 18 1 0 61.11
GG Arnold c †Marsh b Walker 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
P Lever not out 6 18 14 0 0 42.85
Extras (b 4, lb 2, nb 1) 7
  Total (all out; 151.2 overs) 529 (2.62 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  DK Lillee 6 2 17 1 2.12
  MHN Walker 42.2 7 143 8 2.53
  G Dymock 39 6 130 1 2.50
  KD Walters 23 3 86 0 2.80
  AA Mallett 29 8 96 0 2.48
  IM Chappell 12 1 50 0 3.12
  Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
IR Redpath c Amiss b Greig 83 335 272 10 0 30.51
RB McCosker c Cowdrey b Arnold 76 155 108 7 0 70.37
IM Chappell* c †Knott b Greig 50 150 152 6 0 32.89
GS Chappell b Lever 102 229 177 11 0 57.62
R Edwards c †Knott b Arnold 18 77 60 0 0 30.00
KD Walters b Arnold 3 13 13 0 0 23.07
RW Marsh c Denness b Lever 1 15 11 0 0 9.09
MHN Walker c & b Greig 17 75 52 1 0 32.69
AA Mallett c Edrich b Greig 0 7 1 0 0 0.00
G Dymock c †Knott b Lever 0 26 10 0 0 0.00
DK Lillee not out 0 4 6 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 9, lb 5, w 4, nb 5) 23
  Total (all out; 106.7 overs) 373 (2.61 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  GG Arnold 23 6 83 3 2.70
  P Lever 16 1 65 3 3.04
  CM Old 18 1 75 0 3.12
  AW Greig 31.7 7 88 4 2.07
  DL Underwood 18 5 39 0 1.62

Match details


Balls per over 8
Toss - Australia, who chose to bat
Series - Australia won the 6-match series 4-1
Umpires - RC Bailhache and TF Brooks
Close of play
  • Sat, 8 Feb - day 1 - England 1st innings 15/1 (MC Cowdrey 5*, JH Edrich 6*)
  • Sun, 9 Feb - day 2 - England 1st innings 273/3 (MH Denness 133*, KWR Fletcher 56*)
  • Mon, 10 Feb - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 32/0 (IR Redpath 10*, RB McCosker 22*)
  • Tue, 11 Feb - rest day
  • Wed, 12 Feb - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 274/3 (GS Chappell 39*, R Edwards 9*)
  • Thu, 13 Feb - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 373 (106.7 ov) - end of match
 
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