Result
3rd Test, Melbourne, Feb 1-6 1980, England tour of Australia
306 & 273
(38.4 ov, target 103)
477 & 103/2
Australia won by 8 wickets
Player Of The Match
Australia
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GA Gooch run out9919323810051.29
G Boycott c Mallett b Dymock441241472035.48
W Larkins c GS Chappell b Pascoe2562792040.32
DI Gower lbw b Lillee01819000.00
P Willey lbw b Pascoe19160011.11
IT Botham c †Marsh b Lillee821291038.09
JM Brearley (c)not out601862332032.25
RW Taylor  b Lillee2375851030.66
DL Underwood c IM Chappell b Lillee318140016.66
JK Lever  b Lillee2268901032.35
RGD Willis c GS Chappell b Lillee410130040.00
Extras(b 1, lb 2, nb 14)17
TOTAL(128.1 Ov, RR: 2.38)306
Fall of wickets: 1-116 (Sir Geoff Boycott), 2-170 (Wayne Larkins), 3-175 (Graham Gooch), 4-177 (David Gower), 5-177 (Peter Willey), 6-192 (Sir Ian Botham), 7-238 (Bob Taylor), 8-242 (Derek Underwood), 9-296 (John Lever), 10-306 (Bob Willis)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DK Lillee33.196061.8000
G Dymock2865411.9200
AA Mallett35910402.9700
LS Pascoe3277122.2100
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RB McCosker c Botham b Underwood3373882045.20
BM Laird c Gower b Underwood742162597034.25
IM Chappell c & b Underwood751511946049.66
KJ Hughes c Underwood b Botham1549682030.61
AR Border c & b Lever631532086041.17
GS Chappell (c)c Larkins b Lever11421228814053.77
RW Marsh c Botham b Lever1775922022.66
DK Lillee c Willey b Lever829551027.58
G Dymock  b Botham1974910025.67
AA Mallett lbw b Botham2554744046.29
LS Pascoe not out1480025.00
Extras(b 13, lb 12, nb 7, w 1)33
TOTAL(179.5 Ov, RR: 2.65)477
Fall of wickets: 1-52 (Rick McCosker), 2-179 (Bruce Laird), 3-196 (Ian Chappell), 4-219 (Kim Hughes), 5-345 (Allan Border), 6-411 (Rod Marsh), 7-421 (Greg Chappell), 8-432 (Dennis Lillee), 9-465 (Geoff Dymock), 10-477 (Ashley Mallett)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JK Lever531511142.0900
IT Botham39.51510532.6300
RGD Willis2146102.9000
DL Underwood531913132.4700
P Willey1323602.7600
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GA Gooch  b Mallett511131266045.13
G Boycott  b Lillee735370020.00
W Larkins lbw b Pascoe314240021.42
DI Gower  b Lillee1115191073.33
P Willey c †Marsh b Lillee2570040.00
JM Brearley (c)c Border b Pascoe1031401032.25
IT Botham not out11921322415055.86
RW Taylor c Border b Lillee3262903051.61
DL Underwood  b Pascoe033000.00
JK Lever c †Marsh b Lillee12651051018.46
RGD Willis c GS Chappell b Pascoe28110025.00
Extras(b 2, lb 12, nb 10)24
TOTAL(91.5 Ov, RR: 2.97)273
Fall of wickets: 1-25 (Sir Geoff Boycott), 2-46 (Wayne Larkins), 3-64 (David Gower), 4-67 (Peter Willey), 5-88 (Graham Gooch), 6-92 (Mike Brearley), 7-178 (Bob Taylor), 8-179 (Derek Underwood), 9-268 (John Lever), 10-273 (Bob Willis)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DK Lillee3367852.3600
G Dymock1123002.7200
AA Mallett1414513.2100
LS Pascoe29.538042.6800
AR Border401604.0000
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 103 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RB McCosker lbw b Botham23449005.88
BM Laird c Boycott b Underwood2595961026.31
IM Chappell not out2662990041.93
GS Chappell (c)not out4043526093.02
Extras(lb 8, nb 2)10
TOTAL(38.4 Ov, RR: 2.66)103/2
Fall of wickets: 1-20 (Rick McCosker), 2-42 (Bruce Laird)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JK Lever7.431802.3400
IT Botham1251811.5000
RGD Willis53801.6000
DL Underwood1424913.5000
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
Dennis Lillee
Player Of The Series
Dennis Lillee
Series resultAustralia won the 3-match series 3-0
Match numberTest no. 872
Season1979/80
Match days1,2,3,5,6 February 1980 (5-day match)
Test debut
Wayne Larkins
Umpires
Robin Bailhache
Peter Cronin
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 01 Feb - day 1 - England 1st innings 231/6 (JM Brearley 19*, RW Taylor 21*)
Sat, 02 Feb - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 155/1 (BM Laird 63*, IM Chappell 53*)
Sun, 03 Feb - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 399/5 (GS Chappell 99*, RW Marsh 13*)
Mon, 04 Feb - rest day
Tue, 05 Feb - day 4 - England 2nd innings 157/6 (IT Botham 30*, RW Taylor 28*)
Wed, 06 Feb - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 103/2 (38.4 ov) - end of match