Result
Only Test, Melbourne, Mar 12-17 1977, England tour of Australia
138 & 419/9d
(112.4 ov, target 463)
95 & 417
Australia won by 45 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
IC Davis lbw b Lever522280022.72
RB McCosker  b Willis417330023.52
GJ Cosier c Fletcher b Lever10101920100.00
GS Chappell (c) b Underwood401392340028.77
DW Hookes c Greig b Old1719322089.47
KD Walters c Greig b Willis48140050.00
RW Marsh c †Knott b Old2856913050.00
GJ Gilmour c Greig b Old420240020.00
KJ O'Keeffe c Brearley b Underwood022000.00
DK Lillee not out1053591018.86
MHN Walker  b Underwood214140014.28
Extras(b 4, lb 2, nb 8)14
TOTAL(43.6 Ov, RR: 2.36)138
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Ian Davis), 2-13 (Rick McCosker), 3-23 (Gary Cosier), 4-45 (David Hookes), 5-51 (Doug Walters), 6-102 (Rod Marsh), 7-114 (Gary Gilmour), 8-117 (Kerry O'Keeffe), 9-136 (Greg Chappell), 10-138 (Max Walker)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JK Lever1213622.2500
RGD Willis803323.0904
CM Old1243932.4306
DL Underwood11.621631.0200
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RA Woolmer c Chappell b Lillee930431030.00
JM Brearley c Hookes b Lillee1240641030.00
DL Underwood c Chappell b Walker718281038.88
DW Randall c †Marsh b Lillee420350020.00
DL Amiss c O'Keeffe b Walker418180022.22
KWR Fletcher c †Marsh b Walker427440014.81
AW Greig (c) b Walker1820243090.00
APE Knott lbw b Lillee1545590033.33
CM Old c †Marsh b Lillee317270017.64
JK Lever c †Marsh b Lillee1125392044.00
RGD Willis not out11720005.88
Extras(b 2, lb 2, nb 2, w 1)7
TOTAL(34.3 Ov, RR: 2.07)95
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Bob Woolmer), 2-30 (Mike Brearley), 3-34 (Derek Underwood), 4-40 (Dennis Amiss), 5-40 (Derek Randall), 6-61 (Tony Greig), 7-65 (Keith Fletcher), 8-78 (Chris Old), 9-86 (Alan Knott), 10-95 (John Lever)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DK Lillee13.322661.4500
MHN Walker1535442.7000
KJ O'Keeffe10403.0000
GJ Gilmour53400.6002
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
IC Davis c †Knott b Greig681532386044.44
KJ O'Keeffe c Willis b Old1436501038.88
GS Chappell (c) b Old214150014.28
GJ Cosier c †Knott b Lever427350014.81
KD Walters c †Knott b Greig661432135046.15
DW Hookes c Fletcher b Underwood56691229081.15
RW Marsh not out11017329510063.58
GJ Gilmour  b Lever1631441051.61
DK Lillee c Amiss b Old2556863044.64
RB McCosker c Greig b Old2568853036.76
MHN Walker not out824270033.33
Extras(lb 10, nb 15)25
TOTAL(96.6 Ov, RR: 3.24)419/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-33 (Kerry O'Keeffe), 2-40 (Greg Chappell), 3-53 (Gary Cosier), 4-132 (Ian Davis), 5-187 (Doug Walters), 6-244 (David Hookes), 7-277 (Gary Gilmour), 8-353 (Dennis Lillee), 9-407 (Rick McCosker)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JK Lever2119523.3900
RGD Willis2209103.1008
CM Old27.6210442.8109
AW Greig1436623.5303
DL Underwood1223812.3700
England 2nd Innings (target: 463 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RA Woolmer lbw b Walker1236471033.33
JM Brearley lbw b Lillee431421702030.28
DW Randall c Cosier b O'Keeffe17435344621049.29
DL Amiss  b Chappell641852273034.59
KWR Fletcher c †Marsh b Lillee18120012.50
AW Greig (c)c Cosier b O'Keeffe41821007050.00
APE Knott lbw b Lillee4251815082.35
CM Old c Chappell b Lillee2450050.00
JK Lever lbw b O'Keeffe425150016.00
DL Underwood  b Lillee719210036.84
RGD Willis not out551010100.00
Extras(b 8, lb 4, nb 7, w 3)22
TOTAL(112.4 Ov, RR: 2.78)417
Fall of wickets: 1-28 (Bob Woolmer), 2-113 (Mike Brearley), 3-279 (Dennis Amiss), 4-290 (Keith Fletcher), 5-346 (Derek Randall), 6-369 (Tony Greig), 7-380 (Chris Old), 8-385 (John Lever), 9-410 (Derek Underwood), 10-417 (Alan Knott)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DK Lillee34.4713953.0201
MHN Walker2248312.8200
GJ Gilmour402905.4306
GS Chappell1672911.3500
KJ O'Keeffe33610832.4501
KD Walters32701.7502
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossEngland , elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
Derek Randall
Series resultAustralia won the 1976/77 England tour of Australia
Match numberTest no. 800
Season1976/77
Match days12,13,14,16,17 March 1977 (5-day match)
Test debut
David Hookes
Umpires
Tom Brooks
Max O'Connell
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 12 Mar - day 1 - England 1st innings 29/1 (JM Brearley 12*, DL Underwood 5*)
Sun, 13 Mar - day 2 - Australia 2nd innings 104/3 (IC Davis 45*, KD Walters 32*)
Mon, 14 Mar - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 387/8 (RW Marsh 95*, RB McCosker 17*)
Tue, 15 Mar - rest day
Wed, 16 Mar - day 4 - England 2nd innings 191/2 (DW Randall 87*, DL Amiss 34*)
Thu, 17 Mar - day 5 - England 2nd innings 417 (112.4 ov) - end of match