The Ashes - 7th Test

Australia v England

England won by 62 runs

England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
JH Edrich c GS Chappell b Dell 30 150 130 1 0 23.07
BW Luckhurst c Redpath b Walters 0 37 29 0 0 0.00
KWR Fletcher c Stackpole b O'Keeffe 33 121 122 3 0 27.04
JH Hampshire c †Marsh b Lillee 10 51 40 1 0 25.00
BL D'Oliveira b Dell 1 5 9 0 0 11.11
R Illingworth* b Jenner 42 135 128 6 0 32.81
APE Knott c Stackpole b O'Keeffe 27 70 83 1 0 32.53
JA Snow b Jenner 7 17 22 0 0 31.81
P Lever c Jenner b O'Keeffe 4 13 15 1 0 26.66
DL Underwood not out 8 17 12 1 0 66.66
RGD Willis b Jenner 11 12 21 1 0 52.38
Extras (b 4, lb 4, w 1, nb 2) 11
Total (all out; 76 overs) 184 (1.81 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-5 (Luckhurst), 2-60 (Edrich), 3-68 (Fletcher), 4-69 (D'Oliveira), 5-98 (Hampshire), 6-145 (Knott), 7-156 (Snow), 8-165 (Illingworth), 9-165 (Lever), 10-184 (Willis)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DK Lillee 13 5 32 1 1.84
AR Dell 16 8 32 2 1.50
KD Walters 4 0 10 1 1.87
GS Chappell 3 0 9 0 2.25
TJ Jenner 16 3 42 3 1.96
KJ O'Keeffe 24 8 48 3 1.50
Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
KH Eastwood c †Knott b Lever 5 17 19 0 0 26.31
KR Stackpole b Snow 6 26 16 1 0 37.50
RW Marsh c Willis b Lever 4 38 36 0 0 11.11
IM Chappell* b Willis 25 88 62 1 0 40.32
IR Redpath c & b Underwood 59 198 155 2 0 38.06
KD Walters st †Knott b Underwood 42 103 82 1 0 51.21
GS Chappell b Willis 65 183 186 6 0 34.94
KJ O'Keeffe c †Knott b Illingworth 3 37 28 0 0 10.71
TJ Jenner b Lever 30 75 62 3 0 48.38
DK Lillee c †Knott b Willis 6 54 24 0 0 25.00
AR Dell not out 3 22 12 0 0 25.00
Extras (lb 5, w 1, nb 10) 16
Total (all out; 83.6 overs) 264 (2.36 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-11 (Eastwood), 2-13 (Stackpole), 3-32 (Marsh), 4-66 (IM Chappell), 5-147 (Walters), 6-162 (Redpath), 7-178 (O'Keeffe), 7-195* (Jenner, retired not out), 8-235 (Lillee), 9-239 (GS Chappell), 10-264 (Jenner)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JA Snow 18 2 68 1 2.83
P Lever 14.6 3 43 3 2.18
BL D'Oliveira 12 2 24 0 1.50
RGD Willis 12 1 58 3 3.62
DL Underwood 16 3 39 2 1.82
R Illingworth 11 3 16 1 1.09
England 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
JH Edrich c IM Chappell b O'Keeffe 57 210 142 3 0 40.14
BW Luckhurst c Lillee b O'Keeffe 59 119 129 7 0 45.73
KWR Fletcher c Stackpole b Eastwood 20 69 82 1 0 24.39
JH Hampshire c IM Chappell b O'Keeffe 24 28 41 4 0 58.53
BL D'Oliveira c IM Chappell b Lillee 47 145 133 4 0 35.33
R Illingworth* lbw b Lillee 29 106 92 2 0 31.52
APE Knott b Dell 15 70 59 2 0 25.42
JA Snow c Stackpole b Dell 20 94 86 1 0 23.25
P Lever c Redpath b Jenner 17 39 35 2 0 48.57
DL Underwood c †Marsh b Dell 0 4 5 0 0 0.00
RGD Willis not out 2 8 10 0 0 20.00
Extras (b 3, lb 3, nb 6) 12
Total (all out; 100.7 overs) 302 (2.24 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-94 (Luckhurst), 2-130 (Fletcher), 3-158 (Edrich), 4-165 (Hampshire), 5-234 (Illingworth), 6-251 (D'Oliveira), 7-276 (Knott), 8-298 (Lever), 9-299 (Underwood), 10-302 (Snow)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DK Lillee 14 0 43 2 2.30
AR Dell 26.7 3 65 3 1.81
KD Walters 5 0 18 0 2.70
TJ Jenner 21 5 39 1 1.39
KJ O'Keeffe 26 8 96 3 2.76
KH Eastwood 5 0 21 1 3.15
KR Stackpole 3 1 8 0 2.00
Australia 2nd innings (target: 223 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
KH Eastwood b Snow 0 4 6 0 0 0.00
KR Stackpole b Illingworth 67 159 112 6 2 59.82
IM Chappell* c †Knott b Lever 6 28 15 1 0 40.00
IR Redpath c Hampshire b Illingworth 14 79 66 0 0 21.21
KD Walters c D'Oliveira b Willis 1 15 15 0 0 6.66
GS Chappell st †Knott b Illingworth 30 135 127 3 0 23.62
RW Marsh b Underwood 16 79 63 0 0 25.39
KJ O'Keeffe c sub (K Shuttleworth) b D'Oliveira 12 52 46 2 0 26.08
TJ Jenner c Fletcher b Underwood 4 46 43 0 0 9.30
DK Lillee c Hampshire b D'Oliveira 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
AR Dell not out 3 12 14 0 0 21.42
Extras (b 2, nb 5) 7
Total (all out; 62.6 overs) 160 (1.91 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-0 (Eastwood), 2-22 (IM Chappell), 3-71 (Redpath), 4-82 (Walters), 5-96 (Stackpole), 6-131 (Marsh), 7-142 (GS Chappell), 8-154 (O'Keeffe), 9-154 (Lillee), 10-160 (Jenner)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JA Snow 2 1 7 1 2.62
P Lever 12 2 23 1 1.43
BL D'Oliveira 5 1 15 2 2.25
RGD Willis 9 1 32 1 2.66
DL Underwood 13.6 5 28 2 1.52
R Illingworth 20 7 39 3 1.46
KWR Fletcher 1 0 9 0 6.75
Match details
Balls per over 8
Toss Australia, who chose to field
Series England won the 7-match series 2-0 (1 abandoned)
Test debuts AR Dell and KH Eastwood (Australia)
Umpires TF Brooks and LP Rowan
Close of play
Fri, 12 Feb - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 13/2 (RW Marsh 2*, IM Chappell 0*)
Sat, 13 Feb - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 235/7 (GS Chappell 62*, DK Lillee 6*)
Sun, 14 Feb - day 3 - England 2nd innings 229/4 (BL D'Oliveira 37*, R Illingworth 25*)
Mon, 15 Feb - rest day
Tue, 16 Feb - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 123/5 (GS Chappell 19*, RW Marsh 12*)
Wed, 17 Feb - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 160 (62.6 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • TJ Jenner (1) retired hurt on 8* from 195/7 to 235/8 (hit on head by a short ball from Snow)
 
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Series Results
Australia v England at Sydney - Feb 12-17, 1971
England won by 62 runs
Australia v England at Adelaide - Jan 29-Feb 3, 1971
Match drawn
Australia v England at Melbourne - Jan 21-26, 1971
Match drawn
Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 9-14, 1971
England won by 299 runs
Australia v England at Melbourne - Dec 31, 1970 - Jan 5, 1971
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
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Feb 17, 1971

England captain Ray Illingworth is lifted onto the shoulders of his team-mates after the Ashes win, Australia v England, 7th Test, Sydney, February 17, 1971

England captain Ray Illingworth is lifted onto the shoulders of his team-mates after the Ashes win

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Feb 13, 1971

Terry Jenner is struck on the head off a ball from John Snow, Australia v England, 7th Test, Sydney, 2nd day, February 13, 1971

Terry Jenner is struck on the head off a ball from John Snow

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