Result
6th Test, Sydney, Feb 10-14 1979, England tour of Australia
198 & 143
(10.2 ov, target 34)
308 & 35/1
England won by 9 wickets
Player Of The Match
Australia
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GM Wood c Botham b Hendrick1525302060.00
AMJ Hilditch run out38180037.50
KJ Hughes c Botham b Willis1686992018.60
GN Yallop (c)c Gower b Botham12121226713057.07
PM Toohey c †Taylor b Botham837460021.62
PH Carlson c Gooch b Botham2560040.00
B Yardley  b Emburey715141046.66
KJ Wright st †Taylor b Emburey31190027.27
RM Hogg c Emburey b Miller946471019.56
JD Higgs not out945521020.00
AG Hurst  b Botham011000.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 2)5
TOTAL(60.7 Ov, RR: 2.43)198
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Andrew Hilditch), 2-19 (Graeme Wood), 3-67 (Kim Hughes), 4-101 (Peter Toohey), 5-109 (Phil Carlson), 6-116 (Bruce Yardley), 7-124 (Kevin Wright), 8-159 (Rodney Hogg), 9-198 (Graham Yallop), 10-198 (Alan Hurst)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RGD Willis1144813.2700
M Hendrick1222111.3100
IT Botham9.715744.3200
JE Emburey1834822.0000
G Miller931311.0800
G Boycott10604.5000
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Boycott c Hilditch b Hurst1980911023.75
JM Brearley (c)c Toohey b Higgs461482003031.08
DW Randall lbw b Hogg79141077.77
GA Gooch st †Wright b Higgs741361487154.41
DI Gower c †Wright b Higgs651111416058.55
IT Botham c Carlson b Yardley2353542043.39
G Miller lbw b Hurst1884892021.42
RW Taylor not out361181602030.50
JE Emburey c Hilditch b Hurst01820000.00
RGD Willis  b Higgs1063700015.87
M Hendrick c & b Yardley073000.00
Extras(b 3, lb 5, nb 2)10
TOTAL(103 Ov, RR: 2.24)308
Fall of wickets: 1-37 (Sir Geoff Boycott), 2-46 (Derek Randall), 3-115 (Mike Brearley), 4-182 (Graham Gooch), 5-233 (Sir Ian Botham), 6-247 (David Gower), 7-270 (Geoff Miller), 8-280 (John Emburey), 9-306 (Bob Willis), 10-308 (Mike Hendrick)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RM Hogg1864211.7500
AG Hurst2045832.1700
B Yardley25210523.1500
PH Carlson1012401.8000
JD Higgs3086941.7200
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GM Wood c Willis b Miller2978963037.17
AMJ Hilditch c †Taylor b Hendrick11719005.88
KJ Hughes c Gooch b Emburey716261043.75
GN Yallop (c)c †Taylor b Miller171201070014.16
PM Toohey c Gooch b Emburey023000.00
PH Carlson c Botham b Emburey021000.00
B Yardley not out611471603041.49
KJ Wright c Boycott b Miller56255008.06
RM Hogg  b Miller725240028.00
JD Higgs c Botham b Emburey2450050.00
AG Hurst c & b Miller417161023.52
Extras(b 3, lb 6, nb 1)10
TOTAL(61.1 Ov, RR: 1.75)143
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Andrew Hilditch), 2-28 (Kim Hughes), 3-48 (Graeme Wood), 4-48 (Peter Toohey), 5-48 (Phil Carlson), 6-82 (Graham Yallop), 7-114 (Kevin Wright), 8-130 (Rodney Hogg), 9-136 (Jim Higgs), 10-143 (Alan Hurst)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RGD Willis301503.7500
M Hendrick732212.3500
JE Emburey2445241.6200
G Miller27.164451.2100
England 2nd Innings (target: 34 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Boycott c Hughes b Higgs1352350025.00
JM Brearley (c)not out2030392066.66
DW Randall not out022000.00
Extras(nb 2)2
TOTAL(10.2 Ov, RR: 2.56)35/1
Fall of wickets: 1-31 (Sir Geoff Boycott)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
B Yardley5.202103.0000
JD Higgs511211.8000
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
Graham Yallop
Series resultEngland won the 6-match series 5-1
Match numberTest no. 846
Season1978/79
Match days10,11,12,14 February 1979 (5-day match)
Test debut
Andrew Hilditch
Umpires
Tony Crafter
Donald Weser
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 10 Feb - day 1 - England 1st innings 24/0 (G Boycott 6*, JM Brearley 18*)
Sun, 11 Feb - day 2 - England 1st innings 216/4 (DI Gower 47*, IT Botham 17*)
Mon, 12 Feb - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 70/5 (GN Yallop 13*, B Yardley 16*)
Tue, 13 Feb - rest day
Wed, 14 Feb - day 4 - England 2nd innings 35/1 (10.2 ov) - end of match