Result
1st Test, Birmingham, Jul 10-14 1975, Australia tour of England
359
(f/o)
101 & 173 (75.2 ov)
Australia won by an innings and 85 runs
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RB McCosker  b Arnold591351803043.70
A Turner c Denness b Snow37961254038.54
IM Chappell (c)c Fletcher b Snow52951097054.73
GS Chappell lbw b Old0811000.00
R Edwards c Gooch b Old561632565034.35
KD Walters c Old b Greig1426322053.84
RW Marsh c Fletcher b Arnold61971108162.88
MHN Walker c †Knott b Snow722280031.81
JR Thomson c Arnold b Underwood4967765073.13
DK Lillee c †Knott b Arnold38120037.50
AA Mallett not out319250015.78
Extras(b 1, lb 8, nb 9)18
TOTAL(121 Ov, RR: 2.96)359
Fall of wickets: 1-80 (Alan Turner), 2-126 (Rick McCosker), 3-135 (Greg Chappell), 4-161 (Ian Chappell), 5-186 (Doug Walters), 6-265 (Rod Marsh), 7-286 (Max Walker), 8-332 (Ross Edwards), 9-343 (Dennis Lillee), 10-359 (Jeff Thomson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GG Arnold3339132.7500
JA Snow3368632.6000
CM Old33711123.3600
AW Greig1524312.8600
DL Underwood731011.4200
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JH Edrich lbw b Lillee341231642027.64
DL Amiss c Thomson b Lillee425360016.00
KWR Fletcher c Mallett b Walker613141046.15
MH Denness (c)c GS Chappell b Walker326460011.53
GA Gooch c †Marsh b Walker031000.00
AW Greig c †Marsh b Walker812152066.66
APE Knott  b Lillee1421332066.66
DL Underwood  b Lillee1022251045.45
CM Old c GS Chappell b Walker1326302050.00
JA Snow lbw b Lillee038000.00
GG Arnold not out012000.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 1, w 5)9
TOTAL(45.3 Ov, RR: 2.21)101
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Dennis Amiss), 2-24 (Keith Fletcher), 3-46 (Mike Denness), 4-46 (Graham Gooch), 5-54 (Tony Greig), 6-75 (Alan Knott), 7-78 (John Edrich), 8-87 (Derek Underwood), 9-97 (John Snow), 10-101 (Chris Old)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DK Lillee1581551.0000
JR Thomson1032102.1000
MHN Walker17.354852.7400
AA Mallett31802.6600
England 2nd Innings (following on)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JH Edrich c †Marsh b Walker517261029.41
DL Amiss c sub (GJ Gilmour) b Thomson57885006.41
KWR Fletcher c Walters b Lillee51991296051.51
MH Denness (c) b Thomson823250034.78
GA Gooch c †Marsh b Thomson077000.00
AW Greig c †Marsh b Walker726321026.92
APE Knott c McCosker b Thomson381251764030.40
CM Old c Walters b Lillee722220031.81
JA Snow c †Marsh b Thomson3440464185.00
DL Underwood  b Mallett314170021.42
GG Arnold not out64310150.00
Extras(lb 5, nb 2, w 2)9
TOTAL(75.2 Ov, RR: 2.29)173
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (John Edrich), 2-18 (Mike Denness), 3-20 (Graham Gooch), 4-52 (Tony Greig), 5-90 (Keith Fletcher), 6-100 (Chris Old), 7-122 (Dennis Amiss), 8-151 (Alan Knott), 9-167 (John Snow), 10-173 (Derek Underwood)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DK Lillee2084522.2500
JR Thomson1883852.1100
MHN Walker2494721.9500
AA Mallett13.263412.5500
MATCH DETAILS
Edgbaston, Birmingham
TossEngland , elected to field first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Series resultAustralia led the 4-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 760
Season1975
Match days10,11,12,14 July 1975 (5-day match)
Test debut
Graham Gooch
Alan Turner
Umpires
Arthur Fagg
Dickie Bird
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 10 Jul - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 243/5 (R Edwards 22*, RW Marsh 47*)
Fri, 11 Jul - day 2 - England 1st innings 83/7 (DL Underwood 8*, CM Old 0*)
Sat, 12 Jul - day 3 - England 2nd innings 93/5 (APE Knott 10*, CM Old 2*)
Sun, 13 Jul - rest day
Mon, 14 Jul - day 4 - England 2nd innings 173 (75.2 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • Gooch bagged a pair on his debut
  • DL Amiss (2) retired hurt on 2* from 7/0 to 100/6