Result
2nd Test, Manchester, Jul 7-12 1977, Australia tour of England
297 & 218
(29.1 ov, target 79)
437 & 82/1
England won by 9 wickets
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RB McCosker c Old b Willis216190012.50
IC Davis c †Knott b Old341051455032.38
GS Chappell (c)c †Knott b Greig4481957054.32
CS Serjeant lbw b Lever1448801029.16
KD Walters c Greig b Miller8815720515056.05
DW Hookes c †Knott b Lever519231026.31
RW Marsh c Amiss b Miller361001166036.00
RJ Bright c Greig b Lever1255732021.81
KJ O'Keeffe c †Knott b Willis1251571023.52
MHN Walker  b Underwood918331050.00
JR Thomson not out1422282063.63
Extras(lb 15, nb 12)27
TOTAL(109.2 Ov, RR: 2.71)297
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Rick McCosker), 2-80 (Greg Chappell), 3-96 (Ian Davis), 4-125 (Craig Serjeant), 5-140 (David Hookes), 6-238 (Rod Marsh), 7-246 (Doug Walters), 8-272 (Kerry O'Keeffe), 9-272 (Ray Bright), 10-297 (Max Walker)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RGD Willis2184522.1400
JK Lever2586032.4000
CM Old2035712.8500
DL Underwood20.275312.6000
AW Greig1343712.8400
G Miller1031821.8000
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
DL Amiss c Chappell b Walker1134461032.35
JM Brearley (c)c Chappell b Thomson631401019.35
RA Woolmer c Davis b O'Keeffe13733838922040.53
DW Randall lbw b Bright7914316612055.24
AW Greig c & b Walker7618624411140.86
APE Knott c O'Keeffe b Thomson39851097045.88
G Miller c †Marsh b Thomson634390017.64
CM Old c †Marsh b Walker37901155041.11
JK Lever  b Bright1024301041.66
DL Underwood  b Bright1047522021.27
RGD Willis not out110100010.00
Extras(b 9, lb 9, nb 7)25
TOTAL(169.1 Ov, RR: 2.58)437
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Mike Brearley), 2-23 (Dennis Amiss), 3-165 (Derek Randall), 4-325 (Bob Woolmer), 5-348 (Tony Greig), 6-366 (Geoff Miller), 7-377 (Alan Knott), 8-404 (John Lever), 9-435 (Chris Old), 10-437 (Derek Underwood)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JR Thomson38117331.9200
MHN Walker541513132.4200
RJ Bright35.1126931.9600
KJ O'Keeffe361111413.1600
GS Chappell612504.1600
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RB McCosker c Underwood b Willis032000.00
IC Davis c Lever b Willis1231451038.70
GS Chappell (c) b Underwood11223028015148.69
CS Serjeant c Woolmer b Underwood819322042.10
KD Walters lbw b Greig1021221047.61
DW Hookes c Brearley b Miller2863803044.44
RW Marsh c Randall b Underwood1880012.50
RJ Bright c & b Underwood031000.00
KJ O'Keeffe not out24971203024.74
MHN Walker c Greig b Underwood621161028.57
JR Thomson c Randall b Underwood11413007.14
Extras(lb 1, nb 14, w 1)16
TOTAL(81.5 Ov, RR: 2.66)218
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Rick McCosker), 2-30 (Ian Davis), 3-74 (Craig Serjeant), 4-92 (Doug Walters), 5-146 (David Hookes), 6-147 (Rod Marsh), 7-147 (Ray Bright), 8-202 (Greg Chappell), 9-212 (Max Walker), 10-218 (Jeff Thomson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RGD Willis1625623.5000
JK Lever411102.7500
DL Underwood32.5136662.0100
CM Old812603.2500
AW Greig1261911.5800
G Miller922412.6600
England 2nd Innings (target: 79 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
DL Amiss not out28941074029.78
JM Brearley (c)c Walters b O'Keeffe44831017053.01
RA Woolmer not out064000.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 7)10
TOTAL(29.1 Ov, RR: 2.81)82/1
Fall of wickets: 1-75 (Mike Brearley)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JR Thomson822403.0000
MHN Walker701702.4200
KJ O'Keeffe9.142512.7200
RJ Bright52601.2000
MATCH DETAILS
Old Trafford, Manchester
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 805
Season1977
Match days7,8,9,11,12 July 1977 (5-day match)
Test debut
Ray Bright
Umpires
Bill Alley
Tom Spencer
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 07 Jul - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 247/7 (RJ Bright 1*, KJ O'Keeffe 0*)
Fri, 08 Jul - day 2 - England 1st innings 206/3 (RA Woolmer 82*, AW Greig 16*)
Sat, 09 Jul - day 3 - England 1st innings 436/9 (DL Underwood 10*, RGD Willis 1*)
Sun, 10 Jul - rest day
Mon, 11 Jul - day 4 - England 2nd innings 8/0 (DL Amiss 0*, JM Brearley 6*)
Tue, 12 Jul - day 5 - England 2nd innings 82/1 (29.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • Eng 1st innings
  • RA Woolmer: 137 runs, 338 balls, 389 min., 22x4
  • Aus 2nd innings
  • GS Chappell: 112 runs, 230 balls, 280 min., 15x4, 1x6