Close of Play

  • Thu, 11 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 252/4 (G Boycott 110*, GRJ Roope 19*, )
  • Fri, 12 Aug - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 67/5 (RD Robinson 6*, RW Marsh 0*, )
  • Sat, 13 Aug - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 120/4 (GS Chappell 29*, RD Robinson 11*, )
  • Sun, 14 Aug - rest day
  • Mon, 15 Aug - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 248 (89.5 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Never another like Geoffrey

    Boycott represented a peak moment in the evolution of the game - the natural conclusion of a long era

  • Boycott's Headingley heaven

    In Yorkshire in August 1977 news of Elvis Presley's death and England regaining the Ashes paled into insignificance as Geoff Boycott scored his hundredth hundred