• BATSMEN
    R
    M
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    st †Knott b Titmus
    41
    111
    92
    2
    0
    44.56
    c Lloyd b Greig
    30
    62
    43
    2
    0
    69.76
    c †Knott b Arnold
    25
    69
    48
    5
    0
    52.08
    c Greig b Willis
    62
    126
    122
    6
    0
    50.81
    b Arnold
    115
    322
    252
    6
    0
    45.63
    c Fletcher b Willis
    103
    140
    119
    11
    1
    86.55
    c Lloyd b Titmus
    41
    120
    93
    5
    0
    44.08
    c †Knott b Old
    19
    80
    72
    0
    0
    26.38
    b Old
    11
    13
    20
    1
    0
    55.00
    c †Knott b Old
    0
    1
    2
    0
    0
    0.00
    not out
    11
    16
    12
    1
    0
    91.66
    Extras
    23 (b 7, lb 14, nb 2)
    TOTAL
    481 all out (108.6 Overs, RR: 3.31 per 6 ball)
    Fall of wickets: 1-64 (WJ Edwards, ), 2-101 (IR Redpath, ), 3-113 (IM Chappell, ), 4-192 (GS Chappell, ), 5-362 (KD Walters, ), 6-416 (R Edwards, ), 7-449 (RW Marsh, ), 8-462 (DK Lillee, ), 9-462 (AA Mallett, ), 10-481 (MHN Walker, )
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    RGD Willis2209123.1000
    GG Arnold27112923.5800
    CM Old22.638532.8000
    AW Greig906915.7500
    FJ Titmus2838422.2500
  • BATSMEN
    R
    M
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c GS Chappell b Walker
    35
    180
    148
    4
    0
    23.64
    lbw b Thomson
    41
    131
    96
    7
    0
    42.70
    c Redpath b Thomson
    20
    97
    66
    1
    0
    30.30
    c GS Chappell b Thomson
    32
    58
    49
    6
    0
    65.30
    c †Marsh b Thomson
    0
    1
    1
    0
    0
    0.00
    c GS Chappell b Lillee
    18
    32
    31
    3
    0
    58.06
    c Mallett b Lillee
    23
    136
    107
    2
    0
    21.49
    c GS Chappell b Mallett
    61
    108
    91
    8
    0
    67.03
    c Thomson b Mallett
    43
    64
    48
    5
    2
    89.58
    c Mallett b Thomson
    4
    8
    8
    1
    0
    50.00
    not out
    0
    2
    0
    0
    0
    -
    Extras
    16 (lb 4, nb 11, w 1)
    TOTAL
    293 all out (91.1 Overs, RR: 2.41 per 6 ball)
    Fall of wickets: 1-62 (MC Cowdrey, ), 2-106 (AW Greig, ), 3-124 (MH Denness, ), 4-124 (KWR Fletcher, ), 5-154 (APE Knott, ), 6-156 (D Lloyd, ), 7-219 (BW Luckhurst, ), 8-285 (CM Old, ), 9-293 (GG Arnold, ), 10-293 (FJ Titmus, )
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    DK Lillee2255922.0100
    JR Thomson2549352.7900
    MHN Walker2477612.3700
    AA Mallett11.143222.1500
    KD Walters941701.4100

Close of Play

  • Fri, 13 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 1/0 (IR Redpath 1*, WJ Edwards 0*)
  • Sat, 14 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 352/4 (R Edwards 79*, KD Walters 103*)
  • Sun, 15 Dec - day 3 - England 2nd innings 102/1 (MH Denness 13*, AW Greig 28*)
  • Mon, 16 Dec - rest day
  • Tue, 17 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 23/1 (3.7 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

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  • A touch of Bradman

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