England tour of Australia, 1st Test: Australia v England at Brisbane, Nov 29-Dec 4, 1974
The Ashes - 1st Test
Australia won by 166 runs
29,30 November, 1,3,4 December 1974 (5-day match)
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
IR Redpath b Willis 5 23 20 0 0 25.00
WJ Edwards c Amiss b Hendrick 4 19 15 0 0 26.66
IM Chappell* c Greig b Willis 90 289 202 10 1 44.55
GS Chappell c Fletcher b Underwood 58 155 132 5 0 43.93
R Edwards c †Knott b Underwood 32 147 120 2 0 26.66
KD Walters c Lever b Willis 3 9 6 0 0 50.00
RW Marsh c Denness b Hendrick 14 67 56 0 0 25.00
TJ Jenner c Lever b Willis 12 49 28 2 0 42.85
DK Lillee c †Knott b Greig 15 40 22 2 0 68.18
MHN Walker not out 41 110 72 6 0 56.94
JR Thomson run out 23 76 77 2 0 29.87
Extras (lb 4, nb 8) 12
  Total (all out; 92.5 overs) 309 (2.50 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RGD Willis 21.5 3 56 4 1.94
  P Lever 16 1 53 0 2.48
  M Hendrick 19 3 64 2 2.52
  AW Greig 16 2 70 1 3.28
  DL Underwood 20 6 54 2 2.02
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
DL Amiss c Jenner b Thomson 7 42 31 1 0 22.58
BW Luckhurst c †Marsh b Thomson 1 30 27 0 0 3.70
JH Edrich c IM Chappell b Thomson 48 209 147 4 0 32.65
MH Denness* lbw b Walker 6 32 20 1 0 30.00
KWR Fletcher b Lillee 17 31 40 2 0 42.50
AW Greig c †Marsh b Lillee 110 296 229 17 0 48.03
APE Knott c Jenner b Walker 12 53 39 2 0 30.76
P Lever c IM Chappell b Walker 4 11 15 0 0 26.66
DL Underwood c Redpath b Walters 25 75 53 3 0 47.16
RGD Willis not out 13 47 35 2 0 37.14
M Hendrick c Redpath b Walker 4 24 17 1 0 23.52
Extras (b 5, lb 2, w 3, nb 8) 18
  Total (all out; 80.5 overs) 265 (2.46 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  DK Lillee 23 6 73 2 2.38
  JR Thomson 21 5 59 3 2.10
  MHN Walker 24.5 2 73 4 2.22
  KD Walters 6 1 18 1 2.25
  TJ Jenner 6 1 24 0 3.00
  Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
IR Redpath b Willis 25 163 125 2 0 20.00
WJ Edwards c †Knott b Willis 5 36 29 0 0 17.24
IM Chappell* c Fletcher b Underwood 11 40 27 2 0 40.74
GS Chappell b Underwood 71 255 202 7 0 35.14
R Edwards c †Knott b Willis 53 200 152 4 0 34.86
KD Walters not out 62 126 96 9 0 64.58
RW Marsh not out 46 96 57 5 1 80.70
Extras (b 1, lb 7, w 1, nb 6) 15
  Total (5 wickets dec; 85 overs) 288 (2.54 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RGD Willis 15 3 45 3 2.25
  P Lever 18 4 58 0 2.41
  M Hendrick 13 2 47 0 2.71
  AW Greig 13 2 60 0 3.46
  DL Underwood 26 6 63 2 1.81
  England 2nd innings (target: 333 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
DL Amiss c Walters b Thomson 25 95 69 2 0 36.23
BW Luckhurst c IM Chappell b Lillee 3 38 21 0 0 14.28
JH Edrich b Thomson 6 43 28 1 0 21.42
MH Denness* c Walters b Thomson 27 61 46 4 0 58.69
KWR Fletcher c GS Chappell b Jenner 19 58 56 1 0 33.92
AW Greig b Thomson 2 10 7 0 0 28.57
APE Knott b Thomson 19 119 94 3 0 20.21
P Lever c Redpath b Lillee 14 39 32 2 0 43.75
DL Underwood c Walker b Jenner 30 67 70 6 0 42.85
RGD Willis not out 3 21 20 0 0 15.00
M Hendrick b Thomson 0 15 16 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 8, lb 3, w 2, nb 5) 18
  Total (all out; 56.5 overs) 166 (2.19 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  DK Lillee 12 2 25 2 1.56
  JR Thomson 17.5 3 46 6 1.95
  MHN Walker 9 4 32 0 2.66
  KD Walters 2 2 0 0 0.00
  TJ Jenner 16 5 45 2 2.10

Match details


Balls per over 8
Toss - Australia, who chose to bat
Series - Australia led the 6-match series 1-0
Test debut - WJ Edwards (Australia)
Umpires - RC Bailhache and TF Brooks
Close of play
  • Fri, 29 Nov - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 219/6 (RW Marsh 8*, TJ Jenner 8*)
  • Sat, 30 Nov - day 2 - England 1st innings 114/4 (JH Edrich 40*, AW Greig 34*)
  • Sun, 1 Dec - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 51/2 (IR Redpath 24*, GS Chappell 7*)
  • Mon, 2 Dec - rest day
  • Tue, 3 Dec - day 4 - England 2nd innings 10/0 (DL Amiss 9*, BW Luckhurst 0*)
  • Wed, 4 Dec - day 5 - England 2nd innings 166 (56.5 ov) - end of match
 
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