Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c Chappell b Thomson
    10
    53
    79
    0
    0
    18.86
    c Chappell b Hogg
    4
    15
    24
    0
    0
    26.66
    c Yardley b Thomson
    89
    165
    247
    15
    0
    53.93
    c †Marsh b Hogg
    18
    26
    42
    1
    0
    69.23
    c Dyson b Yardley
    83
    115
    160
    13
    0
    72.17
    c Wessels b Yardley
    27
    23
    38
    5
    0
    117.39
    c Border b Yardley
    10
    15
    36
    0
    0
    66.66
    c Wessels b Hogg
    9
    48
    59
    1
    0
    18.75
    c †Marsh b Yardley
    1
    13
    23
    0
    0
    7.69
    not out
    6
    21
    37
    0
    0
    28.57
    c Lawson b Hogg
    3
    12
    12
    0
    0
    25.00
    Extras
    24 (b 3, lb 6, nb 12, w 3)
    TOTAL
    284 all out (81.3 Overs, RR: 3.48)
    Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Graeme Fowler), 2-25 (Geoff Cook), 3-56 (David Gower), 4-217 (Chris Tavaré), 5-227 (Allan Lamb), 6-259 (Sir Ian Botham), 7-262 (Geoff Miller), 8-268 (Bob Taylor), 9-278 (Derek Pringle), 10-284 (Norman Cowans)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    GF Lawson1764802.8200
    RM Hogg23.366942.9300
    B Yardley2798943.2900
    JR Thomson1324923.7600
    GS Chappell10505.0000
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c Yardley b Thomson
    26
    44
    57
    2
    0
    59.09
    b Hogg
    65
    99
    160
    8
    0
    65.65
    b Hogg
    0
    8
    9
    0
    0
    0.00
    c †Marsh b Lawson
    3
    9
    10
    0
    0
    33.33
    c †Marsh b Hogg
    26
    46
    91
    5
    0
    56.52
    c Chappell b Thomson
    46
    46
    89
    8
    0
    100.00
    lbw b Lawson
    14
    29
    37
    2
    0
    48.27
    c †Marsh b Lawson
    42
    118
    170
    6
    0
    35.59
    lbw b Thomson
    37
    54
    85
    5
    0
    68.51
    not out
    8
    32
    49
    0
    0
    25.00
    b Lawson
    10
    9
    12
    2
    0
    111.11
    Extras
    17 (b 2, lb 9, nb 6)
    TOTAL
    294 all out (80.4 Overs, RR: 3.64)
    Fall of wickets: 1-40 (Geoff Cook), 2-41 (Chris Tavaré), 3-45 (David Gower), 4-128 (Graeme Fowler), 5-129 (Allan Lamb), 6-160 (Geoff Miller), 7-201 (Sir Ian Botham), 8-262 (Bob Taylor), 9-280 (Derek Pringle), 10-294 (Norman Cowans)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    GF Lawson21.466643.0400
    RM Hogg2256432.9000
    B Yardley1526704.4600
    JR Thomson2137433.5200
    GS Chappell10606.0000
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    b Cowans
    14
    30
    47
    3
    0
    46.66
    c Tavare b Botham
    31
    77
    104
    5
    0
    40.25
    c sub (IJ Gould) b Cowans
    2
    8
    9
    0
    0
    25.00
    c †Taylor b Miller
    48
    116
    158
    4
    0
    41.37
    c Willis b Cowans
    68
    87
    119
    9
    0
    78.16
    not out
    62
    165
    230
    7
    0
    37.57
    lbw b Cowans
    13
    28
    39
    1
    0
    46.42
    b Cowans
    0
    5
    4
    0
    0
    0.00
    c Cowans b Pringle
    7
    16
    28
    0
    0
    43.75
    lbw b Cowans
    4
    8
    18
    1
    0
    50.00
    c Miller b Botham
    21
    62
    129
    1
    0
    33.87
    Extras
    18 (b 5, lb 9, nb 3, w 1)
    TOTAL
    288 all out (96.1 Overs, RR: 2.99)
    Fall of wickets: 1-37 (Kepler Wessels), 2-39 (Greg Chappell), 3-71 (John Dyson), 4-171 (Kim Hughes), 5-173 (David Hookes), 6-190 (Rod Marsh), 7-190 (Bruce Yardley), 8-202 (Geoff Lawson), 9-218 (Rodney Hogg), 10-288 (Jeff Thomson)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    RGD Willis1705703.3500
    IT Botham25.148023.1700
    NG Cowans2667762.9600
    DR Pringle1242612.1600
    G Miller1663011.8700

Close of Play

  • Sun, 26 Dec - day 1 - England 1st innings 284
  • Mon, 27 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 287
  • Tue, 28 Dec - day 3 - England 2nd innings 294
  • Wed, 29 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 255/9 (AR Border 44*, JR Thomson 8*)
  • Thu, 30 Dec - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 288 (96.1 ov) - end of match

Match Notes