Result
3rd Test, Leeds, Aug 14-19 1975, Australia tour of England
288 & 291
(73 ov, target 445)
135 & 220/3
Match drawn
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
B Wood lbw b Gilmour930352030.00
JH Edrich c Mallett b Thomson621211629051.23
DS Steele c Walters b Thomson731692558043.19
JH Hampshire lbw b Gilmour1436402038.88
KWR Fletcher c Mallett b Lillee832441025.00
AW Greig (c)run out511021268050.00
APE Knott lbw b Gilmour1459931023.72
PH Edmonds not out1336531036.11
CM Old  b Gilmour526310019.23
JA Snow c Walters b Gilmour031000.00
DL Underwood c GS Chappell b Gilmour035000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 15, nb 9, w 11)39
TOTAL(101.2 Ov, RR: 2.84)288
Fall of wickets: 1-25 (Barry Wood), 2-137 (John Edrich), 3-159 (John Hampshire), 4-189 (Keith Fletcher), 5-213 (David Steele), 6-268 (Tony Greig), 7-269 (Alan Knott), 8-284 (Chris Old), 9-284 (John Snow), 10-288 (Derek Underwood)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DK Lillee28125311.8900
JR Thomson2285322.4000
GJ Gilmour31.2108562.7100
MHN Walker1845403.0000
IM Chappell20402.0000
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RB McCosker c Hampshire b Old01822000.00
RW Marsh  b Snow2564653039.06
IM Chappell (c) b Edmonds351021475034.31
GS Chappell c Underwood b Edmonds1356660023.21
R Edwards lbw b Edmonds011000.00
KD Walters lbw b Edmonds1962632030.64
GJ Gilmour c Greig b Underwood634321017.64
MHN Walker c Old b Edmonds01414000.00
JR Thomson c Steele b Snow1660610026.66
DK Lillee  b Snow1142392026.19
AA Mallett not out11112009.09
Extras(lb 5, nb 3, w 1)9
TOTAL(76.5 Ov, RR: 1.75)135
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Rick McCosker), 2-53 (Rod Marsh), 3-78 (Greg Chappell), 4-78 (Ross Edwards), 5-81 (Ian Chappell), 6-96 (Gary Gilmour), 7-104 (Max Walker), 8-107 (Doug Walters), 9-128 (Dennis Lillee), 10-135 (Jeff Thomson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JA Snow18.572231.1600
CM Old1133012.7200
AW Greig301404.6600
B Wood521002.0000
DL Underwood19122211.1500
PH Edmonds2072851.4000
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
B Wood lbw b Walker2574993033.78
JH Edrich  b Mallett35901315038.88
DS Steele c GS Chappell b Gilmour922222667141.44
KWR Fletcher c GS Chappell b Lillee1444561031.81
AW Greig (c)c & b Mallett49711087069.01
CM Old st †Marsh b Mallett1016152062.50
JH Hampshire c GS Chappell b Thomson043000.00
APE Knott c Thomson b Lillee31294841106.89
PH Edmonds c sub (A Turner) b Gilmour812171066.66
JA Snow c †Marsh b Gilmour915161060.00
DL Underwood not out00200-
Extras(b 5, lb 2, nb 9, w 2)18
TOTAL(94 Ov, RR: 3.09)291
Fall of wickets: 1-55 (Barry Wood), 2-70 (John Edrich), 3-103 (Keith Fletcher), 4-197 (Tony Greig), 5-209 (Chris Old), 6-210 (John Hampshire), 7-272 (David Steele), 8-276 (Alan Knott), 9-285 (Phil Edmonds), 10-291 (John Snow)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DK Lillee2054822.4000
JR Thomson2066713.3500
GJ Gilmour2057233.6000
MHN Walker1543612.4000
AA Mallett1945032.6300
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 445 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RB McCosker not out9521426012044.39
RW Marsh  b Underwood1247692025.53
IM Chappell (c)lbw b Old6212712311148.81
GS Chappell c Steele b Edmonds12111230109.09
KD Walters not out2542495059.52
Extras(b 4, lb 8, nb 2)14
TOTAL(73 Ov, RR: 3.01)220/3
Fall of wickets: 1-55 (Rod Marsh), 2-161 (Ian Chappell), 3-174 (Greg Chappell)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JA Snow1562101.4000
CM Old1756113.5800
AW Greig932002.2200
DL Underwood1544012.6600
PH Edmonds1746413.7600
MATCH DETAILS
Headingley, Leeds
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Series resultAustralia led the 4-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 762
Season1975
Match days14,15,16,18,19 August 1975 (5-day match)
Test debut
Phil Edmonds
Umpires
Arthur Fagg
David Constant
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 14 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 251/5 (AW Greig 46*, APE Knott 7*)
Fri, 15 Aug - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 107/8 (JR Thomson 3*, DK Lillee 0*)
Sat, 16 Aug - day 3 - England 2nd innings 184/3 (DS Steele 59*, AW Greig 38*)
Sun, 17 Aug - rest day
Mon, 18 Aug - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 220/3 (RB McCosker 95*, KD Walters 25*, 73 ov)
Tue, 19 Aug - day 5 - no play
MATCH NOTES
General
  • Match was abandoned as a draw after vandals, campaigning for the release from prison of a convicted criminal, sabotaged the Rugby Ground end of the pitch with knives and oil.*
  • Edmonds took 5 wickets on his debut*
  • Underwood became the 4th bowler to take over 200 wkts for England after A.V.Bedser,F.S.Trueman and J.B.Statham.