Result
4th Test, Leeds, Aug 11-15 1977, Australia tour of England
436
(f/o)
103 & 248 (89.5 ov)
England won by an innings and 85 runs
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JM Brearley (c)c †Marsh b Thomson031000.00
G Boycott c Chappell b Pascoe19147162923040.55
RA Woolmer c Chappell b Thomson371001336037.00
DW Randall lbw b Pascoe2026263076.92
AW Greig  b Thomson43801024153.75
GRJ Roope c Walters b Thomson34921214036.95
APE Knott lbw b Bright571351777042.22
IT Botham  b Bright031000.00
DL Underwood c Bright b Pascoe625271024.00
M Hendrick c Robinson b Pascoe412101033.33
RGD Willis not out512150041.66
Extras(b 5, lb 9, nb 22, w 3)39
TOTAL(155.4 Ov, RR: 2.8)436
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Mike Brearley), 2-82 (Bob Woolmer), 3-105 (Derek Randall), 4-201 (Tony Greig), 5-275 (Graham Roope), 6-398 (Alan Knott), 7-398 (Sir Ian Botham), 8-412 (Derek Underwood), 9-422 (Mike Hendrick), 10-436 (Sir Geoff Boycott)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JR Thomson34711343.3200
MHN Walker48219702.0200
LS Pascoe34.4109142.6200
KD Walters31501.6600
RJ Bright2696622.5300
GS Chappell1022502.5000
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RB McCosker run out2739503169.23
IC Davis lbw b Hendrick026000.00
GS Chappell (c)c Brearley b Hendrick411150036.36
DW Hookes lbw b Botham2426304092.30
KD Walters c Hendrick b Botham418200022.22
RD Robinson c Greig b Hendrick2041513048.78
RW Marsh c †Knott b Botham216210012.50
RJ Bright not out922341040.90
MHN Walker c †Knott b Botham7881087.50
JR Thomson  b Botham031000.00
LS Pascoe  b Hendrick0610000.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 2, w 1)6
TOTAL(31.3 Ov, RR: 3.26)103
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Ian Davis), 2-26 (Greg Chappell), 3-52 (Rick McCosker), 4-57 (David Hookes), 5-66 (Doug Walters), 6-77 (Rod Marsh), 7-87 (Richie Robinson), 8-100 (Max Walker), 9-100 (Jeff Thomson), 10-103 (Len Pascoe)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RGD Willis503507.0000
M Hendrick15.324142.6400
IT Botham1132151.9000
Australia 2nd Innings (following on)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RB McCosker c †Knott b Greig1248630025.00
IC Davis c †Knott b Greig1933454057.57
GS Chappell (c)c Greig b Willis361461904024.65
DW Hookes lbw b Hendrick2135341060.00
KD Walters lbw b Woolmer1532442046.87
RD Robinson  b Hendrick20961212020.83
RW Marsh c Randall b Hendrick63871319072.41
RJ Bright c Greig b Hendrick518171027.77
MHN Walker  b Willis3054634055.55
JR Thomson  b Willis021000.00
LS Pascoe not out065000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 4, nb 18, w 4)27
TOTAL(89.5 Ov, RR: 2.76)248
Fall of wickets: 1-31 (Ian Davis), 2-35 (Rick McCosker), 3-63 (David Hookes), 4-97 (Doug Walters), 5-130 (Greg Chappell), 6-167 (Richie Robinson), 7-179 (Ray Bright), 8-244 (Max Walker), 9-245 (Jeff Thomson), 10-248 (Rod Marsh)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RGD Willis1473232.2800
M Hendrick22.565442.3600
AW Greig2076423.2000
IT Botham1734702.7600
RA Woolmer84811.0000
DL Underwood831602.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Headingley, Leeds
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 3-0
Match numberTest no. 807
Season1977
Match days11,12,13,15 August 1977 (5-day match)
Umpires
Bill Alley
Lloyd Budd
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 11 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 252/4 (G Boycott 110*, GRJ Roope 19*)
Fri, 12 Aug - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 67/5 (RD Robinson 6*, RW Marsh 0*)
Sat, 13 Aug - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 120/4 (GS Chappell 29*, RD Robinson 11*)
Sun, 14 Aug - rest day
Mon, 15 Aug - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 248 (89.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • Eng 1st innings
  • Boycott scores his 100th first-class hundred, the first to do so during a Test Match. He was also the fouth English player to be on the field for the entire duration of the Test Match.
  • G Boycott: 191 runs, 471 balls, 629 min., 23x4, 1x5
  • APE Knott makes his 250th dismissal (Davis)
  • RGD Willis takes his 100th wicket (Thomson)