England tour of Australia, 4th ODI: Australia v England at Melbourne, Feb 4, 1979
Australia won by 4 wickets (with 10 balls remaining)
4 February 1979 (40-over match)
  England innings (40 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
G Boycott lbw b Laughlin 33 117 86 1 0 38.37
JM Brearley* c †Wright b Dymock 0 6 2 0 0 0.00
DW Randall lbw b Dymock 4 14 14 0 0 28.57
GA Gooch c Hurst b Carlson 19 63 50 2 0 38.00
DI Gower not out 101 120 100 9 0 101.00
IT Botham c Wood b Hurst 31 46 41 3 0 75.60
DL Bairstow run out 1 4 4 0 0 25.00
CM Old not out 16 37 24 0 0 66.66
Extras (b 3, lb 3, nb 1) 7
  Total (6 wickets; 40 overs) 212 (3.97 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  AG Hurst 8 1 36 1 3.37
  G Dymock 8 1 31 2 2.90
  PH Carlson 8 1 27 1 2.53
  GJ Cosier 8 0 48 0 4.50
  TJ Laughlin 8 0 63 1 5.90
  Australia innings (target: 213 runs from 40 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
GM Wood b Old 23 85 54 2 0 42.59
WM Darling c Old b Willis 7 14 12 1 0 58.33
KJ Hughes c Boycott b Lever 50 114 99 4 0 50.50
GN Yallop* c Gower b Hendrick 31 94 66 1 0 46.96
PM Toohey not out 54 100 55 2 0 98.18
GJ Cosier b Lever 28 24 14 2 1 200.00
PH Carlson c Boycott b Lever 0 3 3 0 0 0.00
TJ Laughlin not out 15 21 11 1 1 136.36
Extras (lb 6, nb 1) 7
  Total (6 wickets; 38.6 overs) 215 (4.16 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RGD Willis 8 1 21 1 1.96
  JK Lever 7 1 51 3 5.46
  M Hendrick 8 0 47 1 4.40
  CM Old 8 1 31 1 2.90
  IT Botham 7.6 0 58 0 5.61

Match details


Balls per over 8
Toss - Australia, who chose to field
Series - 5-match series level 1-1
ODI debut - KJ Wright (Australia)
Player of the match - DI Gower (England)
Umpires - RC Bailhache and DG Weser
 
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