Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    lbw b Hurst
    77
    337
    454
    1
    0
    22.84
    c †Maclean b Hogg
    1
    10
    19
    0
    0
    10.00
    c Wood b Hogg
    0
    3
    2
    0
    0
    0.00
    c †Maclean b Dymock
    17
    104
    117
    1
    0
    16.34
    b Hogg
    102
    221
    254
    9
    0
    46.15
    lbw b Hurst
    11
    28
    44
    1
    0
    39.28
    b Hogg
    40
    104
    145
    4
    0
    38.46
    c Hurst b Yardley
    12
    59
    52
    1
    0
    20.33
    c Cosier b Hurst
    14
    40
    60
    0
    0
    35.00
    c Yallop b Hogg
    2
    20
    41
    0
    0
    10.00
    not out
    7
    25
    22
    1
    0
    28.00
    Extras
    26 (b 6, lb 9, nb 8, w 3)
    TOTAL
    309 all out (117.5 Overs, RR: 1.97 per 6 ball)
    Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Graham Gooch), 2-3 (Derek Randall), 3-41 (Mike Brearley), 4-199 (David Gower), 5-219 (Sir Ian Botham), 6-224 (Geoff Boycott), 7-253 (Bob Taylor), 8-295 (John Lever), 9-300 (Geoff Miller), 10-309 (Bob Willis)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    RM Hogg30.596551.5900
    G Dymock3447211.5800
    AG Hurst2677032.0100
    B Yardley2316212.0200
    GJ Cosier421402.6200
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    lbw b Lever
    5
    12
    12
    0
    0
    41.66
    run out
    25
    63
    112
    1
    0
    39.68
    b Willis
    16
    44
    43
    1
    0
    36.36
    b Willis
    3
    17
    18
    0
    0
    17.64
    not out
    81
    184
    272
    6
    0
    44.02
    c Gooch b Willis
    4
    24
    33
    0
    0
    16.66
    c Gooch b Miller
    0
    2
    2
    0
    0
    0.00
    c †Taylor b Hendrick
    12
    44
    43
    0
    0
    27.27
    c †Taylor b Willis
    18
    67
    68
    2
    0
    26.86
    b Hendrick
    11
    72
    78
    0
    0
    15.27
    c †Taylor b Willis
    5
    6
    6
    1
    0
    83.33
    Extras
    10 (lb 7, nb 2, w 1)
    TOTAL
    190 all out (66.5 Overs, RR: 2.13 per 6 ball)
    Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Graeme Wood), 2-34 (Kim Hughes), 3-38 (Graham Yallop), 4-60 (Rick Darling), 5-78 (Gary Cosier), 6-79 (John Maclean), 7-100 (Bruce Yardley), 8-128 (Rodney Hogg), 9-185 (Geoff Dymock), 10-190 (Alan Hurst)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    JK Lever702012.1400
    IT Botham1124603.1300
    RGD Willis18.554451.7700
    M Hendrick1413922.0800
    G Miller1663111.4500
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    lbw b Hogg
    23
    103
    128
    0
    0
    22.33
    lbw b Hogg
    43
    131
    174
    5
    0
    32.82
    c Cosier b Yardley
    45
    65
    90
    3
    0
    69.23
    c †Maclean b Hogg
    0
    1
    1
    0
    0
    0.00
    c †Maclean b Hogg
    12
    47
    68
    0
    0
    25.53
    c Wood b Yardley
    30
    39
    52
    4
    0
    76.92
    c Toohey b Yardley
    25
    42
    79
    3
    0
    59.52
    c †Maclean b Hurst
    10
    54
    45
    0
    0
    18.51
    c †Maclean b Hogg
    2
    33
    36
    0
    0
    6.06
    not out
    3
    21
    37
    0
    0
    14.28
    b Dymock
    1
    5
    5
    0
    0
    20.00
    Extras
    14 (lb 6, nb 8)
    TOTAL
    208 all out (66.3 Overs, RR: 2.35 per 6 ball)
    Fall of wickets: 1-58 (Geoff Boycott), 2-93 (Graham Gooch), 3-93 (Mike Brearley), 4-135 (Derek Randall), 5-151 (David Gower), 6-176 (Sir Ian Botham), 7-201 (John Lever), 8-201 (Geoff Miller), 9-206 (Bob Taylor), 10-208 (Mike Hendrick)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    RM Hogg1725752.5100
    G Dymock16.325312.4200
    AG Hurst1754311.8900
    B Yardley1614131.9200
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c †Taylor b Lever
    64
    168
    243
    3
    0
    38.09
    c Boycott b Lever
    5
    9
    13
    1
    0
    55.55
    c Gooch b Willis
    12
    45
    54
    1
    0
    26.66
    c †Taylor b Hendrick
    3
    23
    43
    0
    0
    13.04
    c †Taylor b Hendrick
    0
    1
    1
    0
    0
    0.00
    lbw b Miller
    47
    74
    109
    4
    0
    63.51
    c Brearley b Miller
    1
    16
    18
    0
    0
    6.25
    c Botham b Lever
    7
    19
    24
    1
    0
    36.84
    b Miller
    0
    8
    8
    0
    0
    0.00
    not out
    6
    9
    14
    1
    0
    66.66
    b Lever
    5
    5
    6
    0
    0
    100.00
    Extras
    11 (lb 3, nb 4, w 4)
    TOTAL
    161 all out (46.1 Overs, RR: 2.61 per 6 ball)
    Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Rick Darling), 2-36 (Kim Hughes), 3-58 (Graham Yallop), 4-58 (Peter Toohey), 5-141 (Gary Cosier), 6-143 (Graeme Wood), 7-143 (John Maclean), 8-147 (Rodney Hogg), 9-151 (Bruce Yardley), 10-161 (Alan Hurst)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    RGD Willis1213612.2500
    JK Lever8.122842.5800
    IT Botham1115403.6800
    M Hendrick831121.0300
    G Miller742132.2500

Close of Play

  • Fri, 15 Dec - day 1 - England 1st innings 190/3 (G Boycott 63*, DI Gower 101*)
  • Sat, 16 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 60/4 (PM Toohey 6*)
  • Sun, 17 Dec - day 3 - England 2nd innings 58/0 (G Boycott 23*, GA Gooch 26*)
  • Mon, 18 Dec - rest day
  • Tue, 19 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 11/1 (GM Wood 2*, KJ Hughes 1*)
  • Wed, 20 Dec - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 161 (46.1 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

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