England tour of Australia, 5th Test: Australia v England at Adelaide, Jan 27-Feb 1, 1979
The Ashes - 5th Test
England won by 205 runs
Played at Adelaide Oval
27,28,29,31 January, 1 February 1979 (5-day match)

Career averages for matches completed by Feb 1, 1979

Australia batting averages - Test matches
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0 4s 6s
AR Border 1978-1979 3 6 2 146 60* 36.50 0 1 1 18 0
PH Carlson 1979-1979 1 2 0 21 21 10.50 0 0 1 2 0
WM Darling 1978-1979 8 16 0 385 91 24.06 0 3 1 31 1
JD Higgs 1978-1979 8 15 7 45 16 5.62 0 0 2 1 0
RM Hogg 1978-1979 5 10 0 79 36 7.90 0 0 4 9 0
KJ Hughes 1977-1979 8 15 0 387 129 25.80 1 0 2 32 4
AG Hurst 1974-1979 7 13 3 82 26 8.20 0 0 5 7 1
GM Wood 1978-1979 11 22 0 821 126 37.31 2 5 1 64 1
KJ Wright 1979-1979 1 2 0 29 29 14.50 0 0 1 2 0
GN Yallop 1976-1979 13 25 2 894 121 38.86 2 4 1 82 1
B Yardley 1978-1979 9 17 2 334 74 22.26 0 1 1 46 2
Australia bowling averages - Test matches
Player Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10 Ct St
AR Border 1978-1979 3 3 248 50 1 1/31 1/31 50.00 1.20 248.0 0 0 3 0
PH Carlson 1979-1979 1 2 288 75 2 2/41 2/75 37.50 1.56 144.0 0 0 1 0
WM Darling 1978-1979 8 - - - - - - - - - - - 5 0
JD Higgs 1978-1979 8 15 2130 771 29 5/148 8/190 26.58 2.17 73.4 1 0 0 0
RM Hogg 1978-1979 5 10 1596 485 40 6/74 10/66 12.12 1.82 39.9 5 2 0 0
KJ Hughes 1977-1979 8 - - - - - - - - - - - 6 0
AG Hurst 1974-1979 7 14 1882 673 25 5/28 7/162 26.92 2.14 75.2 1 0 2 0
GM Wood 1978-1979 11 - - - - - - - - - - - 13 0
KJ Wright 1979-1979 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 6 0
GN Yallop 1976-1979 13 1 18 8 0 - - - 2.66 - 0 0 8 0
B Yardley 1978-1979 9 16 2111 836 24 4/35 5/88 34.83 2.37 87.9 0 0 8 0
England batting averages - Test matches
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 0 4s 6s
IT Botham 1977-1979 16 22 1 768 108 36.57 1598 48.06 3 3 1 87 4
G Boycott 1964-1979 79 138 17 5906 246* 48.80 13750+ 35.11* 16 33 7 592+ 8
JM Brearley 1976-1979 26 44 1 963 91 22.39 3368 28.59 0 6 5 90 0
JE Emburey 1978-1979 4 7 1 69 42 11.50 284 24.29 0 0 2 5 0
GA Gooch 1975-1979 12 21 2 473 91* 24.89 1287 36.75 0 3 3 50 0
DI Gower 1978-1979 11 18 1 793 111 46.64 1654 47.94 2 3 0 86 1
M Hendrick 1974-1979 20 25 9 98 15 6.12 345 28.40 0 0 5 13 0
G Miller 1976-1979 19 26 2 614 98* 25.58 1975 31.08 0 3 2 58 0
DW Randall 1977-1979 21 36 3 1009 174 30.57 2602 38.77 2 5 6 104 1
RW Taylor 1971-1979 18 23 2 374 97 17.80 1792 20.87 0 1 2 22 0
RGD Willis 1971-1979 46 65 33 406 24* 12.68 1421 28.57 0 0 7 35 1
England bowling averages - Test matches
Player Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10 Ct St
IT Botham 1977-1979 16 30 3743 1569 83 8/34 11/140 18.90 2.51 45.0 8 1 19 0
G Boycott 1964-1979 79 14 816 350 7 3/47 3/47 50.00 2.57 116.5 0 0 23 0
JM Brearley 1976-1979 26 - - - - - - - - - - - 37 0
JE Emburey 1978-1979 4 8 995 246 12 4/46 5/103 20.50 1.48 82.9 0 0 7 0
GA Gooch 1975-1979 12 3 108 44 0 - - - 2.44 - 0 0 11 0
DI Gower 1978-1979 11 - - - - - - - - - - - 3 0
M Hendrick 1974-1979 20 36 4144 1505 64 4/28 8/95 23.51 2.17 64.7 0 0 22 0
G Miller 1976-1979 19 26 2864 943 34 3/21 5/74 27.73 1.97 84.2 0 0 7 0
DW Randall 1977-1979 21 2 16 3 0 - - - 1.12 - 0 0 13 0
RW Taylor 1971-1979 18 - - - - - - - - - - - 51 4
RGD Willis 1971-1979 46 86 8898 4051 170 7/78 9/118 23.82 2.73 52.3 11 0 21 0
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