The Ashes - 2nd Test

England v Australia

Match drawn

England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
JH Edrich c Cowper b McKenzie 7 21 23 1 0 30.43
G Boycott c Sheahan b McKenzie 49 181 153 6 0 32.02
C Milburn c Walters b Gleeson 83 147 154 12 2 53.89
MC Cowdrey* c Cowper b McKenzie 45 152 141 8 0 31.91
KF Barrington c †Jarman b Connolly 75 205 181 6 0 41.43
TW Graveney c †Jarman b Connolly 14 31 29 2 0 48.27
BR Knight not out 27 123 93 3 0 29.03
APE Knott run out 33 91 98 4 0 33.67
JA Snow not out 0 1 0 0 0 -
Extras (b 7, lb 5, w 1, nb 5) 18
Total (7 wickets dec; 144.3 overs) 351 (2.42 runs per over)
Did not bat DJ Brown, DL Underwood
Fall of wickets 1-10 (Edrich), 2-142 (Milburn), 3-147 (Boycott), 4-244 (Cowdrey), 5-271 (Graveney), 5-271* (Barrington, retired not out), 6-330 (Knott), 7-351 (Barrington)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GD McKenzie 45 18 111 3 2.46
NJN Hawke 35 7 82 0 2.34
AN Connolly 26.3 8 55 2 2.07
KD Walters 3 2 2 0 0.66
RM Cowper 8 2 40 0 5.00
JW Gleeson 27 11 43 1 1.59
Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
WM Lawry* c †Knott b Brown 0 6 6 0 0 0.00
IR Redpath c Cowdrey b Brown 4 16 11 1 0 36.36
RM Cowper c Graveney b Snow 8 27 27 1 0 29.62
KD Walters c Knight b Brown 26 72 57 4 0 45.61
AP Sheahan c †Knott b Knight 6 35 26 1 0 23.07
IM Chappell lbw b Knight 7 16 16 1 0 43.75
NJN Hawke c Cowdrey b Knight 2 52 32 0 0 6.25
GD McKenzie b Brown 5 15 14 1 0 35.71
JW Gleeson c Cowdrey b Brown 14 19 17 3 0 82.35
BN Jarman retired hurt 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
AN Connolly not out 0 3 0 0 0 -
Extras (lb 2, nb 4) 6
Total (all out; 33.4 overs) 78 (2.31 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-1 (Lawry), 2-12 (Redpath), 3-23 (Cowper), 4-46 (Sheahan), 5-52 (Walters), 6-58 (Chappell), 7-63 (McKenzie), 8-78 (Gleeson), 8-78* (Jarman, retired not out), 9-78 (Hawke)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JA Snow 9 5 14 1 1.55
DJ Brown 14 5 42 5 3.00
BR Knight 10.4 5 16 3 1.50
Australia 2nd innings (following on) R M B 4s 6s SR
WM Lawry* c Brown b Snow 28 126 99 3 0 28.28
IR Redpath b Underwood 53 167 143 8 0 37.06
RM Cowper c Underwood b Barrington 32 92 90 6 0 35.55
KD Walters b Underwood 0 12 12 0 0 0.00
AP Sheahan not out 0 52 44 0 0 0.00
IM Chappell not out 12 12 16 0 0 75.00
Extras (nb 2) 2
Total (4 wickets; 67 overs) 127 (1.89 runs per over)
Did not bat NJN Hawke, GD McKenzie, JW Gleeson, BN Jarman, AN Connolly
Fall of wickets 1-66 (Lawry), 2-93 (Redpath), 3-97 (Walters), 4-115 (Cowper)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JA Snow 12 5 30 1 2.50
DJ Brown 19 9 40 0 2.10
BR Knight 16 9 35 0 2.18
DL Underwood 18 15 8 2 0.44
KF Barrington 2 0 12 1 6.00
Match details
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series Australia led the 5-match series 1-0
Batsman of the match C Milburn (England)
Bowlers of the match DJ Brown (England) and JW Gleeson (Australia)
Umpires JS Buller and AE Fagg
Close of play
Thu, 20 Jun - day 1 - England 1st innings 53/1 (G Boycott 27*, C Milburn 16*)
Fri, 21 Jun - day 2 - England 1st innings 314/5 (BR Knight 8*, APE Knott 30*)
Sat, 22 Jun - day 3 - England 1st innings 351/7 (BR Knight 27*, JA Snow 0*)
Sun, 23 Jun - rest day
Mon, 24 Jun - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 50/0 (WM Lawry 25*, IR Redpath 24*)
Tue, 25 Jun - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 127/4 (67 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • BN Jarman retired hurt at 78/8
  • KF Barrington (1) retired hurt on ?* from 271/5 to 330/6
 
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Series Results
England v Australia at The Oval - Aug 22-27, 1968
England won by 226 runs
England v Australia at Leeds - Jul 25-30, 1968
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England v Australia at Birmingham - Jul 11-16, 1968
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England v Australia at Lord's - Jun 20-25, 1968
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