• BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    st †Knott b Titmus
    41
    92
    111
    2
    0
    44.56
    c Lloyd b Greig
    30
    43
    62
    2
    0
    69.76
    c †Knott b Arnold
    25
    48
    69
    5
    0
    52.08
    c Greig b Willis
    62
    122
    126
    6
    0
    50.81
    b Arnold
    115
    252
    322
    6
    0
    45.63
    c Fletcher b Willis
    103
    119
    140
    11
    1
    86.55
    c Lloyd b Titmus
    41
    93
    120
    5
    0
    44.08
    c †Knott b Old
    19
    72
    80
    0
    0
    26.38
    b Old
    11
    20
    13
    1
    0
    55.00
    c †Knott b Old
    0
    2
    1
    0
    0
    0.00
    not out
    11
    12
    16
    1
    0
    91.66
    Extras
    23 (b 7, lb 14, nb 2)
    TOTAL
    481 all out (108.6 Overs, RR: 3.31 per 6 ball)
    Fall of wickets: 1-64 (Wally Edwards), 2-101 (Ian Redpath), 3-113 (Ian Chappell), 4-192 (Greg Chappell), 5-362 (Doug Walters), 6-416 (Ross Edwards), 7-449 (Rod Marsh), 8-462 (Dennis Lillee), 9-462 (Ashley Mallett), 10-481 (Max Walker)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    RGD Willis2209123.1000
    GG Arnold27112923.5800
    CM Old22.638532.8000
    AW Greig906915.7500
    FJ Titmus2838422.2500
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c GS Chappell b Walker
    35
    148
    180
    4
    0
    23.64
    lbw b Thomson
    41
    96
    131
    7
    0
    42.70
    c Redpath b Thomson
    20
    66
    97
    1
    0
    30.30
    c GS Chappell b Thomson
    32
    49
    58
    6
    0
    65.30
    c †Marsh b Thomson
    0
    1
    1
    0
    0
    0.00
    c GS Chappell b Lillee
    18
    31
    32
    3
    0
    58.06
    c Mallett b Lillee
    23
    107
    136
    2
    0
    21.49
    c GS Chappell b Mallett
    61
    91
    108
    8
    0
    67.03
    c Thomson b Mallett
    43
    48
    64
    5
    2
    89.58
    c Mallett b Thomson
    4
    8
    8
    1
    0
    50.00
    not out
    0
    0
    2
    0
    0
    -
    Extras
    16 (lb 4, nb 11, w 1)
    TOTAL
    293 all out (91.1 Overs, RR: 2.41 per 6 ball)
    Fall of wickets: 1-62 (Colin Cowdrey), 2-106 (Tony Greig), 3-124 (Mike Denness), 4-124 (Keith Fletcher), 5-154 (Alan Knott), 6-156 (David Lloyd), 7-219 (Brian Luckhurst), 8-285 (Chris Old), 9-293 (Geoff Arnold), 10-293 (Fred Titmus)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    DK Lillee2255922.0100
    JR Thomson2549352.7900
    MHN Walker2477612.3700
    AA Mallett11.143222.1500
    KD Walters941701.4100

Close of Play

  • Fri, 13 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 1/0 (IR Redpath 1*, WJ Edwards 0*)
  • Sat, 14 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 352/4 (R Edwards 79*, KD Walters 103*)
  • Sun, 15 Dec - day 3 - England 2nd innings 102/1 (MH Denness 13*, AW Greig 28*)
  • Mon, 16 Dec - rest day
  • Tue, 17 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 23/1 (3.7 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

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  • A touch of Bradman

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