2nd Test, Lord's, Jul 31 - Aug 5 1975, Australia tour of England
315 & 436/7d
(109 ov, target 484)
268 & 329/3
Match drawn
England 1st Innings
B Wood lbw b Lillee615121040.00
JH Edrich lbw b Lillee930411030.00
DS Steele  b Thomson501031639048.54
DL Amiss lbw b Lillee047000.00
GA Gooch c †Marsh b Lillee617251035.29
AW Greig (c)c IM Chappell b Walker9612916015074.41
APE Knott lbw b Thomson691021348067.64
RA Woolmer c Turner b Mallett331081144030.55
JA Snow c Walker b Mallett1129311037.93
DL Underwood not out01416000.00
P Lever lbw b Walker4670066.66
Extras(b 3, lb 1, nb 23, w 4)31
TOTAL(87.4 Ov, RR: 3.59)315
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Barry Wood), 2-29 (John Edrich), 3-31 (Dennis Amiss), 4-49 (Graham Gooch), 5-145 (David Steele), 6-222 (Tony Greig), 7-288 (Alan Knott), 8-309 (John Snow), 9-310 (Bob Woolmer), 10-315 (Peter Lever)
DK Lillee2048444.2000
JR Thomson2479223.8300
MHN Walker21.475222.4000
AA Mallett2245622.5400
Australia 1st Innings
RB McCosker c & b Lever2959803049.15
A Turner lbw b Snow914270064.28
IM Chappell (c)c †Knott b Snow217160011.76
GS Chappell lbw b Snow4671066.66
R Edwards lbw b Woolmer9913220115075.00
KD Walters c Greig b Lever2880025.00
RW Marsh c Amiss b Greig39100033.33
MHN Walker  b Snow519241026.31
JR Thomson  b Underwood1752612032.69
DK Lillee not out731031368370.87
AA Mallett lbw b Steele1457692024.56
Extras(lb 5, nb 6)11
TOTAL(77.4 Ov, RR: 3.45)268
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Alan Turner), 2-29 (Ian Chappell), 3-37 (Greg Chappell), 4-54 (Rick McCosker), 5-56 (Doug Walters), 6-64 (Rod Marsh), 7-81 (Max Walker), 8-133 (Jeff Thomson), 9-199 (Ross Edwards), 10-268 (Ashley Mallett)
JA Snow2146643.1400
P Lever1508325.5300
RA Woolmer1353112.3800
AW Greig1554713.1300
DL Underwood1352912.2300
DS Steele0.40111.5000
England 2nd Innings
B Wood c †Marsh b Thomson521611997032.29
JH Edrich c Thomson b Mallett17542053821041.66
DS Steele c & b Walters451111356040.54
DL Amiss c GS Chappell b Lillee1037411027.02
GA Gooch  b Mallett3171884043.66
AW Greig (c)c Walters b IM Chappell4142525197.61
APE Knott not out2233461066.66
RA Woolmer  b Mallett31253332124.00
Extras(lb 18, nb 9, w 2)29
TOTAL(147.4 Ov, RR: 2.95)436/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-111 (Barry Wood), 2-215 (David Steele), 3-249 (Dennis Amiss), 4-315 (Graham Gooch), 5-380 (Tony Greig), 6-387 (John Edrich), 7-436 (Bob Woolmer)
DK Lillee33108012.4200
JR Thomson2987312.5100
MHN Walker3789502.5600
AA Mallett36.41012733.4600
IM Chappell1022612.6000
KD Walters20613.0000
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 484 runs)
RB McCosker lbw b Steele792242628035.26
A Turner c Gooch b Greig2139643053.84
IM Chappell (c)lbw b Greig8621524913040.00
GS Chappell not out7311914610161.34
R Edwards not out5276929068.42
Extras(b 4, nb 14)18
TOTAL(109 Ov, RR: 3.01)329/3
Fall of wickets: 1-50 (Alan Turner), 2-169 (Rick McCosker), 3-222 (Ian Chappell)
JA Snow1938204.3100
P Lever2055502.7500
RA Woolmer31301.0000
AW Greig2668223.1500
DL Underwood31146402.0600
DS Steele941912.1100
B Wood10606.0000
Lord's, London
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Series resultAustralia led the 4-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 761
Match days31 July, 1,2,4,5 August 1975 (5-day match)
Test debut
David Steele
Bob Woolmer
Bill Alley
Tom Spencer
Thu, 31 Jul - day 1 - England 1st innings 313/9 (DL Underwood 0*, P Lever 2*)
Fri, 01 Aug - day 2 - England 2nd innings 5/0 (B Wood 5*, JH Edrich 0*)
Sat, 02 Aug - day 3 - England 2nd innings 230/2 (JH Edrich 104*, DL Amiss 6*)
Sun, 03 Aug - rest day
Mon, 04 Aug - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 97/1 (RB McCosker 46*, IM Chappell 25*)
Tue, 05 Aug - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 329/3 (109 ov) - end of match
  • Thomson bowled 22 no-balls and 4 wides on 1st Day
  • Lillee faced 103 balls and hit 3 6's and 18 4's
  • Edrich batted for 538 minutes and faced 420 balls
  • Michael Angelow became the first streaker to intrude upon the field of play during a test in England at 3.20 day 4.