Result
1st Test, England tour of Australia at Brisbane, Nov 29 - Dec 4 1974
309 & 288/5d
56.5 ov, target 333
265 & 166
Australia won by 166 runs
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
IR Redpath  b Willis520230025.00
WJ Edwards c Amiss b Hendrick415190026.66
IM Chappell (c)c Greig b Willis9020228910144.55
GS Chappell c Fletcher b Underwood581321555043.93
R Edwards c †Knott b Underwood321201472026.66
KD Walters c Lever b Willis3690050.00
RW Marsh c Denness b Hendrick1456670025.00
TJ Jenner c Lever b Willis1228492042.85
DK Lillee c †Knott b Greig1522402068.18
MHN Walker not out41721106056.94
JR Thomson run out2377762029.87
Extras(lb 4, nb 8)12
TOTAL(92.5 Ov, RR: 2.5)309
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Wally Edwards), 2-10 (Ian Redpath), 3-110 (Greg Chappell), 4-197 (Ian Chappell), 5-202 (Doug Walters), 6-205 (Ross Edwards), 7-228 (Terry Jenner), 8-229 (Rod Marsh), 9-257 (Dennis Lillee), 10-309 (Jeff Thomson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RGD Willis21.535641.9400
P Lever1615302.4800
M Hendrick1936422.5200
AW Greig1627013.2800
DL Underwood2065422.0200
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
DL Amiss c Jenner b Thomson731421022.58
BW Luckhurst c †Marsh b Thomson12730003.70
JH Edrich c IM Chappell b Thomson481472094032.65
MH Denness (c)lbw b Walker620321030.00
KWR Fletcher  b Lillee1740312042.50
AW Greig c †Marsh b Lillee11022929617048.03
APE Knott c Jenner b Walker1239532030.76
P Lever c IM Chappell b Walker415110026.66
DL Underwood c Redpath b Walters2553753047.16
RGD Willis not out1335472037.14
M Hendrick c Redpath b Walker417241023.52
Extras(b 5, lb 2, nb 8, w 3)18
TOTAL(80.5 Ov, RR: 2.46)265
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Brian Luckhurst), 2-10 (Dennis Amiss), 3-33 (Mike Denness), 4-57 (Keith Fletcher), 5-130 (John Edrich), 6-162 (Alan Knott), 7-168 (Peter Lever), 8-226 (Derek Underwood), 9-248 (Tony Greig), 10-265 (Mike Hendrick)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DK Lillee2367322.3800
JR Thomson2155932.1000
MHN Walker24.527342.2200
KD Walters611812.2500
TJ Jenner612403.0000
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
IR Redpath  b Willis251251632020.00
WJ Edwards c †Knott b Willis529360017.24
IM Chappell (c)c Fletcher b Underwood1127402040.74
GS Chappell  b Underwood712022557035.14
R Edwards c †Knott b Willis531522004034.86
KD Walters not out62961269064.58
RW Marsh not out4657965180.70
Extras(b 1, lb 7, nb 6, w 1)15
TOTAL(85 Ov, RR: 2.54)288/5d
Did not bat: TJ Jenner, DK Lillee, MHN Walker, JR Thomson 
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Wally Edwards), 2-39 (Ian Chappell), 3-59 (Ian Redpath), 4-173 (Greg Chappell), 5-190 (Ross Edwards)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RGD Willis1534532.2500
P Lever1845802.4100
M Hendrick1324702.7100
AW Greig1326003.4600
DL Underwood2666321.8100
England 2nd Innings (target: 333 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
DL Amiss c Walters b Thomson2569952036.23
BW Luckhurst c IM Chappell b Lillee321380014.28
JH Edrich  b Thomson628431021.42
MH Denness (c)c Walters b Thomson2746614058.69
KWR Fletcher c GS Chappell b Jenner1956581033.92
AW Greig  b Thomson27100028.57
APE Knott  b Thomson19941193020.21
P Lever c Redpath b Lillee1432392043.75
DL Underwood c Walker b Jenner3070676042.85
RGD Willis not out320210015.00
M Hendrick  b Thomson01615000.00
Extras(b 8, lb 3, nb 5, w 2)18
TOTAL(56.5 Ov, RR: 2.19)166
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Brian Luckhurst), 2-40 (John Edrich), 3-44 (Dennis Amiss), 4-92 (Mike Denness), 5-94 (Keith Fletcher), 6-94 (Tony Greig), 7-115 (Peter Lever), 8-162 (Derek Underwood), 9-163 (Alan Knott), 10-166 (Mike Hendrick)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DK Lillee1222521.5600
JR Thomson17.534661.9500
MHN Walker943202.6600
KD Walters22000.0000
TJ Jenner1654522.1000
MATCH DETAILS
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia 1974/75
Series resultAustralia led the 6-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 746
Season1974/75
Match days29,30 November, 1,3,4 December 1974 (5-day match)
debut
Wally Edwards
Umpires
Robin Bailhache
Tom Brooks
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 29 Nov - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 219/6 (RW Marsh 8*, TJ Jenner 8*)
Sat, 30 Nov - day 2 - England 1st innings 114/4 (JH Edrich 40*, AW Greig 34*)
Sun, 01 Dec - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 51/2 (IR Redpath 24*, GS Chappell 7*)
Mon, 02 Dec - rest day
Tue, 03 Dec - day 4 - England 2nd innings 10/0 (DL Amiss 9*, BW Luckhurst 0*)
Wed, 04 Dec - day 5 - England 2nd innings 166 (56.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • day 5 - England 2nd innings 166 (56.5 ov) - end of match
Day 4
  • day 4 - England 2nd innings 10/0 (DL Amiss 9*, BW Luckhurst 0*)
Day 3
  • day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 51/2 (IR Redpath 24*, GS Chappell 7*)
Day 2
  • day 2 - England 1st innings 114/4 (JH Edrich 40*, AW Greig 34*)
Day 1
  • day 1 - Australia 1st innings 219/6 (RW Marsh 8*, TJ Jenner 8*)
Day 0
  • rest day