Result
3rd Test, Nottingham, Jul 28 - Aug 2 1977, Australia tour of England
243 & 309
(81.2 ov, target 189)
364 & 189/3
England won by 7 wickets
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RB McCosker c Brearley b Hendrick511261398040.47
IC Davis c Botham b Underwood3374983144.59
GS Chappell (c) b Botham1964813029.68
DW Hookes c Hendrick b Willis1726461065.38
KD Walters c Hendrick b Botham1122261050.00
RD Robinson c Brearley b Greig1116262068.75
RW Marsh lbw b Botham078000.00
KJ O'Keeffe not out48811105059.25
MHN Walker c Hendrick b Botham087000.00
JR Thomson c †Knott b Botham2132364065.62
LS Pascoe c Greig b Hendrick2046574043.47
Extras(b 4, lb 2, nb 6)12
TOTAL(82.2 Ov, RR: 2.95)243
Fall of wickets: 1-79 (Ian Davis), 2-101 (Rick McCosker), 3-131 (Greg Chappell), 4-133 (David Hookes), 5-153 (Doug Walters), 6-153 (Richie Robinson), 7-153 (Rod Marsh), 8-155 (Max Walker), 9-196 (Jeff Thomson), 10-243 (Len Pascoe)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RGD Willis1505813.8600
M Hendrick21.264622.1500
IT Botham2057453.7000
AW Greig1543512.3300
DL Underwood1151811.6300
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JM Brearley (c)c Hookes b Pascoe1565840023.07
G Boycott c McCosker b Thomson10731541911033.96
RA Woolmer lbw b Pascoe031000.00
DW Randall run out1323282056.52
AW Greig  b Thomson1117222064.70
G Miller c Robinson b Pascoe1318242072.22
APE Knott c Davis b Thomson13521029318064.28
IT Botham  b Walker2561933040.98
DL Underwood  b Pascoe737441018.91
M Hendrick  b Walker16100016.66
RGD Willis not out2770028.57
Extras(b 9, lb 7, nb 16, w 3)35
TOTAL(124.2 Ov, RR: 2.92)364
Fall of wickets: 1-34 (Mike Brearley), 2-34 (Bob Woolmer), 3-52 (Derek Randall), 4-64 (Tony Greig), 5-82 (Geoff Miller), 6-297 (Sir Geoff Boycott), 7-326 (Alan Knott), 8-357 (Derek Underwood), 9-357 (Sir Ian Botham), 10-364 (Mike Hendrick)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JR Thomson31610333.3200
LS Pascoe32108042.5000
MHN Walker39.2127922.0000
GS Chappell801902.3700
KJ O'Keeffe1144303.9000
KD Walters30501.6600
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RB McCosker c Brearley b Willis10730736810134.85
IC Davis c Greig b Willis920261045.00
GS Chappell (c) b Hendrick2739375069.23
DW Hookes lbw b Hendrick421281844032.81
KD Walters c Randall b Greig2874773037.83
RD Robinson lbw b Underwood3473965046.57
RW Marsh c Greig b Willis057000.00
KJ O'Keeffe not out21811204025.92
MHN Walker  b Willis1743534039.53
JR Thomson  b Willis056000.00
LS Pascoe c Hendrick b Underwood055000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 5, nb 17, w 1)24
TOTAL(127 Ov, RR: 2.43)309
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Ian Davis), 2-60 (Greg Chappell), 3-154 (David Hookes), 4-204 (Doug Walters), 5-240 (Rick McCosker), 6-240 (Rod Marsh), 7-270 (Richie Robinson), 8-307 (Max Walker), 9-308 (Jeff Thomson), 10-309 (Len Pascoe)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RGD Willis2668853.3800
M Hendrick32145621.7500
IT Botham2556002.4000
AW Greig922412.6600
DL Underwood27154921.8100
G Miller52501.0000
RA Woolmer30301.0000
England 2nd Innings (target: 189 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JM Brearley (c) b Walker8121125813038.38
G Boycott not out802313119034.63
APE Knott c O'Keeffe b Walker2320066.66
AW Greig  b Walker025000.00
DW Randall not out1943403044.18
Extras(b 2, lb 2, nb 2, w 1)7
TOTAL(81.2 Ov, RR: 2.32)189/3
Fall of wickets: 1-154 (Mike Brearley), 2-156 (Alan Knott), 3-158 (Tony Greig)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JR Thomson1663402.1200
LS Pascoe2264301.9500
KJ O'Keeffe19.226503.3600
MHN Walker2484031.6600
MATCH DETAILS
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 806
Season1977
Match days28,29,30 July, 1,2 August 1977 (5-day match)
Test debut
Sir Ian Botham
Umpires
David Constant
Dickie Bird
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 28 Jul - day 1 - England 1st innings 9/0 (JM Brearley 5*, G Boycott 1*)
Fri, 29 Jul - day 2 - England 1st innings 242/5 (G Boycott 88*, APE Knott 87*)
Sat, 30 Jul - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 112/2 (RB McCosker 40*, DW Hookes 31*)
Sun, 31 Jul - rest day
Mon, 01 Aug - day 4 - England 2nd innings 17/0 (JM Brearley 5*, G Boycott 12*)
Tue, 02 Aug - day 5 - England 2nd innings 189/3 (81.2 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • Eng 1st innings
  • APE Knott passes 4000 runs, the first 'keeper to do so
  • G Boycott became the second player after ML Jaisamha to bat on every day of a 5 day Test