England [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of Australia, 6th Test: Australia v England at Adelaide, Jan 29-Feb 3, 1971
The Ashes - 6th Test
Match drawn
Played at Adelaide Oval
29,30 January, 1,2,3 February 1971 (5-day match)
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
G Boycott run out 58 175 161 6 0 36.02
JH Edrich c Stackpole b Lillee 130 354 301 14 0 43.18
KWR Fletcher b Thomson 80 209 206 8 0 38.83
APE Knott c Redpath b Lillee 7 22 12 0 0 58.33
BL D'Oliveira c †Marsh b GS Chappell 47 134 104 3 0 45.19
JH Hampshire c Lillee b GS Chappell 55 157 138 5 0 39.85
R Illingworth* b Lillee 24 88 74 2 0 32.43
JA Snow b Lillee 38 77 90 5 0 42.22
P Lever b Thomson 5 16 13 1 0 38.46
DL Underwood not out 1 6 1 0 0 100.00
RGD Willis c Walters b Lillee 4 4 7 1 0 57.14
Extras (b 1, lb 5, w 4, nb 11) 21
  Total (all out; 136.2 overs) 470 (2.58 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  AL Thomson 29.7 6 94 2 2.35
  DK Lillee 28.3 0 84 5 2.22
  KD Walters 9 2 29 0 2.41
  GS Chappell 18 1 54 2 2.25
  JW Gleeson 19 1 78 0 3.07
  AA Mallett 20 1 63 0 2.36
  KR Stackpole 12 2 47 0 2.93
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
KR Stackpole b Underwood 87 181 155 11 0 56.12
WM Lawry* c †Knott b Snow 10 110 62 0 0 16.12
IM Chappell c †Knott b Lever 28 99 86 1 0 32.55
IR Redpath c Lever b Illingworth 9 102 72 1 0 12.50
KD Walters c †Knott b Lever 8 19 19 0 0 42.10
GS Chappell c Edrich b Lever 0 7 6 0 0 0.00
RW Marsh c †Knott b Willis 28 75 66 2 0 42.42
AA Mallett c Illingworth b Snow 28 78 72 4 0 38.88
JW Gleeson c Boycott b Willis 16 52 46 2 0 34.78
DK Lillee c Boycott b Lever 10 21 18 0 0 55.55
AL Thomson not out 6 12 10 0 0 60.00
Extras (lb 2, nb 3) 5
  Total (all out; 76.1 overs) 235 (2.31 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  JA Snow 21 4 73 2 2.60
  P Lever 17.1 2 49 4 2.14
  DL Underwood 21 6 45 1 1.60
  RGD Willis 12 3 49 2 3.06
  R Illingworth 5 2 14 1 2.10
  England 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
G Boycott not out 119 250 210 12 0 56.66
JH Edrich b Thomson 40 144 83 3 0 48.19
KWR Fletcher b Gleeson 5 31 23 0 0 21.73
BL D'Oliveira c Walters b Thomson 5 13 11 0 0 45.45
JH Hampshire lbw b Thomson 3 7 7 0 0 42.85
R Illingworth* not out 48 78 88 8 0 54.54
Extras (lb 4, w 1, nb 8) 13
  Total (4 wickets dec; 51 overs) 233 (3.42 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  AL Thomson 19 2 79 3 3.11
  DK Lillee 7 0 40 0 4.28
  KD Walters 3 0 5 0 1.25
  GS Chappell 5 0 27 0 4.05
  JW Gleeson 16 1 69 1 3.23
  AA Mallett 1 1 0 0 0.00
  Australia 2nd innings (target: 469 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
KR Stackpole b Snow 136 410 335 16 0 40.59
WM Lawry* c †Knott b Willis 21 96 93 2 0 22.58
IM Chappell c Willis b Underwood 104 326 278 9 0 37.41
IR Redpath not out 21 114 109 0 0 19.26
KD Walters not out 36 100 111 3 1 32.43
Extras (b 2, lb 3, nb 5) 10
  Total (3 wickets; 115 overs) 328 (2.13 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  JA Snow 17 3 60 1 2.64
  P Lever 17 4 49 0 2.16
  DL Underwood 35 7 85 1 1.82
  RGD Willis 13 1 48 1 2.76
  R Illingworth 14 7 32 0 1.71
  BL D'Oliveira 15 4 28 0 1.40
  KWR Fletcher 4 0 16 0 3.00

Match details


Balls per over 8
Toss - England, who chose to bat
Series - England led the 7-match series 1-0 (1 abandoned)
Test debut - DK Lillee (Australia)
Umpires - TF Brooks and MG O'Connell
Close of play
  • Fri, 29 Jan - day 1 - England 1st innings 276/2 (KWR Fletcher 75*, APE Knott 0*)
  • Sat, 30 Jan - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 50/0 (KR Stackpole 41*, WM Lawry 8*)
  • Sun, 31 Jan - rest day
  • Mon, 1 Feb - day 3 - England 2nd innings 47/0 (G Boycott 27*, JH Edrich 18*)
  • Tue, 2 Feb - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 104/1 (KR Stackpole 65*, IM Chappell 16*)
  • Wed, 3 Feb - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 328/3 (115 ov) - end of match
 
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