The Ashes - 1st Test

Australia v England

Match drawn

Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
WM Lawry c †Parks b Higgs 166 398 406 23 0 40.88
IR Redpath b Brown 17 85 73 1 0 23.28
RM Cowper c Barrington b Brown 22 83 99 3 0 22.22
PJP Burge b Brown 0 3 4 0 0 0.00
BC Booth* c & b Titmus 16 53 65 3 0 24.61
KD Walters c †Parks b Higgs 155 322 315 11 2 49.20
TR Veivers not out 56 145 129 6 0 43.41
NJN Hawke not out 6 14 15 0 0 40.00
Extras (lb 2, nb 3) 5
Total (6 wickets dec; 137 overs) 443 (2.42 runs per 6 balls)
Did not bat PI Philpott, ATW Grout, PJ Allan
Fall of wickets 1-51 (Redpath), 2-90 (Cowper), 3-90 (Burge), 4-125 (Booth), 5-312 (Lawry), 6-431 (Walters)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DJ Brown 21 4 71 3 2.53
K Higgs 30 6 102 2 2.55
FJ Titmus 38 9 99 1 1.95
DA Allen 39 12 108 0 2.07
RW Barber 5 0 42 0 6.30
G Boycott 4 0 16 0 3.00
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
RW Barber c Walters b Hawke 5 10 10 1 0 50.00
G Boycott b Philpott 45 136 122 6 0 36.88
JH Edrich c Lawry b Philpott 32 108 98 3 0 32.65
KF Barrington b Hawke 53 187 173 2 0 30.63
MJK Smith* b Allan 16 38 54 3 0 29.62
JM Parks c Redpath b Philpott 52 68 66 4 3 78.78
FJ Titmus st †Grout b Philpott 60 160 146 6 0 41.09
DA Allen c Cowper b Walters 3 24 15 0 0 20.00
DJ Brown b Philpott 3 24 22 0 0 13.63
K Higgs lbw b Allan 4 29 29 1 0 13.79
WE Russell not out 0 17 10 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 4, nb 3) 7
Total (all out; 93.1 overs) 280 (2.25 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-5 (Barber), 2-75 (Edrich), 3-86 (Boycott), 4-115 (Smith), 5-191 (Parks), 6-221 (Barrington), 7-232 (Allen), 8-253 (Brown), 9-272 (Higgs), 10-280 (Titmus)
Bowling O M R W Econ
PJ Allan 21 6 58 2 2.07
NJN Hawke 16 7 44 2 2.06
KD Walters 10 1 25 1 1.87
PI Philpott 28.1 3 90 5 2.40
RM Cowper 7 4 7 0 0.75
TR Veivers 11 1 49 0 3.34
England 2nd innings (following on) R M B 4s 6s SR
RW Barber c Veivers b Walters 34 45 37 3 1 91.89
G Boycott not out 63 205 212 3 0 29.71
JH Edrich c Veivers b Philpott 37 67 71 3 1 52.11
KF Barrington c Booth b Cowper 38 54 43 1 1 88.37
MJK Smith* not out 10 36 29 0 0 34.48
Extras (b 2, lb 2) 4
Total (3 wickets; 50 overs) 186 (2.79 runs per 6 balls)
Did not bat JM Parks, FJ Titmus, DA Allen, DJ Brown, K Higgs, WE Russell
Fall of wickets 1-46 (Barber), 2-114 (Edrich), 3-168 (Barrington)
Bowling O M R W Econ
PJ Allan 3 0 25 0 6.25
NJN Hawke 10 2 16 0 1.20
KD Walters 5 1 22 1 3.30
PI Philpott 14 1 62 1 3.32
RM Cowper 6 0 20 1 2.50
TR Veivers 12 0 37 0 2.31
Match details
Balls per over 8
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series 5-match series level 0-0
Test debuts PJ Allan and KD Walters (Australia)
Umpires CJ Egar and LP Rowan
Close of play
Fri, 10 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 79/1 (WM Lawry 40*, RM Cowper 20*)
Sat, 11 Dec - day 2 - no play
Sun, 12 Dec - rest day
Mon, 13 Dec - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 384/5 (KD Walters 119*, TR Veivers 39*)
Tue, 14 Dec - day 4 - England 1st innings 197/5 (KF Barrington 44*, FJ Titmus 0*)
Wed, 15 Dec - day 5 - England 2nd innings 186/3 (50 ov) - end of match
 
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Series Results
Australia v England at Melbourne - Feb 11-16, 1966
Match drawn
Australia v England at Adelaide - Jan 28-Feb 1, 1966
Australia won by an innings and 9 runs
Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 7-11, 1966
England won by an innings and 93 runs
Australia v England at Melbourne - Dec 30, 1965 - Jan 4, 1966
Match drawn
Australia v England at Brisbane - Dec 10-15, 1965
Match drawn
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