England tour of Australia, 1978/79 / Career averages

The Ashes - 6th Test

Australia v England

England won by 9 wickets

Career averages for matches completed by Feb 14, 1979
Australia batting averages - Test matches
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0 4s 6s
PH Carlson 1979-1979 2 4 0 23 21 5.75 0 0 2 2 0
JD Higgs 1978-1979 9 17 8 56 16 6.22 0 0 2 2 0
AMJ Hilditch 1979-1979 1 2 0 4 3 2.00 0 0 0 0 0
RM Hogg 1978-1979 6 12 0 95 36 7.91 0 0 4 10 0
KJ Hughes 1977-1979 9 17 0 410 129 24.11 1 0 2 35 4
AG Hurst 1974-1979 8 15 3 86 26 7.16 0 0 6 8 1
PM Toohey 1977-1979 13 25 1 854 122 35.58 1 7 3 76 4
GM Wood 1978-1979 12 24 0 865 126 36.04 2 5 1 69 1
KJ Wright 1979-1979 2 4 0 37 29 9.25 0 0 1 2 0
GN Yallop 1976-1979 14 27 2 1032 121 41.28 3 4 1 95 1
B Yardley 1978-1979 10 19 3 402 74 25.12 0 2 1 50 2
Australia bowling averages - Test matches
Player Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10 Ct St
PH Carlson 1979-1979 2 3 368 99 2 2/41 2/75 49.50 1.61 184.0 0 0 2 0
JD Higgs 1978-1979 9 17 2410 852 34 5/148 8/190 25.05 2.12 70.8 1 0 0 0
AMJ Hilditch 1979-1979 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 2 0
RM Hogg 1978-1979 6 11 1740 527 41 6/74 10/66 12.85 1.81 42.4 5 2 0 0
KJ Hughes 1977-1979 9 - - - - - - - - - - - 7 0
AG Hurst 1974-1979 8 15 2042 731 28 5/28 7/162 26.10 2.14 72.9 1 0 2 0
PM Toohey 1977-1979 13 - - - - - - - - - - - 7 0
GM Wood 1978-1979 12 - - - - - - - - - - - 13 0
KJ Wright 1979-1979 2 - - - - - - - - - - - 7 1
GN Yallop 1976-1979 14 1 18 8 0 - - - 2.66 - 0 0 8 0
B Yardley 1978-1979 10 18 2353 962 26 4/35 5/88 37.00 2.45 90.5 0 0 9 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 17 23 1 791 108 35.95 1651 47.91 3 3 1 89 4
G Boycott 1964-1979 80 140 17 5938 246* 48.27 13882+ 35.00* 16 33 7 593+ 8
JM Brearley 1976-1979 27 46 2 1029 91 23.38 3546 29.01 0 6 5 95 0
JE Emburey 1978-1979 5 8 1 69 42 9.85 302 22.84 0 0 3 5 0
GA Gooch 1975-1979 13 22 2 547 91* 27.35 1423 38.43 0 4 3 57 1
DI Gower 1978-1979 12 19 1 858 111 47.66 1765 48.61 2 4 0 92 1
M Hendrick 1974-1979 21 26 9 98 15 5.76 352 27.84 0 0 6 13 0
G Miller 1976-1979 20 27 2 632 98* 25.28 2059 30.69 0 3 2 60 0
DW Randall 1977-1979 22 38 4 1016 174 29.88 2613 38.88 2 5 6 105 1
RW Taylor 1971-1979 19 24 3 410 97 19.52 1910 21.46 0 1 2 24 0
RGD Willis 1971-1979 47 66 33 416 24* 12.60 1484 28.03 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 17 31 3822 1626 87 8/34 11/140 18.68 2.55 43.9 8 1 23 0
G Boycott 1964-1979 80 15 824 356 7 3/47 3/47 50.85 2.59 117.7 0 0 24 0
JM Brearley 1976-1979 27 - - - - - - - - - - - 37 0
JE Emburey 1978-1979 5 10 1331 346 18 4/46 6/100 19.22 1.55 73.9 0 0 8 0
GA Gooch 1975-1979 13 3 108 44 0 - - - 2.44 - 0 0 14 0
DI Gower 1978-1979 12 - - - - - - - - - - - 4 0
M Hendrick 1974-1979 21 38 4296 1548 66 4/28 8/95 23.45 2.16 65.0 0 0 22 0
G Miller 1976-1979 20 28 3153 1000 40 5/44 6/57 25.00 1.90 78.8 1 0 8 0
DW Randall 1977-1979 22 2 16 3 0 - - - 1.12 - 0 0 13 0
RW Taylor 1971-1979 19 - - - - - - - - - - - 54 5
RGD Willis 1971-1979 47 88 9010 4114 171 7/78 9/118 24.05 2.73 52.6 11 0 22 0
Series Results
Australia v England at Sydney - Feb 10-14, 1979
England won by 9 wickets
Australia v England at Adelaide - Jan 27-Feb 1, 1979
England won by 205 runs
Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 6-11, 1979
England won by 93 runs
Australia v England at Melbourne - Dec 29, 1978 - Jan 3, 1979
Australia won by 103 runs
Australia v England at Perth - Dec 15-20, 1978
England won by 166 runs
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Photos

Feb 14, 1979

Bruce Yardley poses with the disputed old ball after Graham Yallop had decided to open the innings with two spinners and eschew the new ball, Australia v England, 6th Test, Sydney, February 14, 1979

Bruce Yardley poses with the disputed old ball

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