Result
4th Test, Leeds, Jul 25-30 1968, Australia tour of England
315 & 312
(84 ov, target 326)
302 & 230/4
Match drawn
Batsman Of The Match
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RJ Inverarity  b Snow829271027.58
RM Cowper  b Snow271261571021.42
IR Redpath  b Illingworth9217619714052.27
KD Walters c Barrington b Underwood42961096043.75
IM Chappell  b Brown651962202033.16
AP Sheahan c †Knott b Snow3870714054.28
BN Jarman (c) †c Dexter b Brown1037500027.02
EW Freeman  b Underwood2131463067.74
GD McKenzie lbw b Underwood518260027.77
JW Gleeson not out22220009.09
AN Connolly c Graveney b Underwood021000.00
Extras(lb 4, nb 1)5
TOTAL(133.4 Ov, RR: 2.35)315
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (John Inverarity), 2-104 (Bob Cowper), 3-152 (Ian Redpath), 4-188 (Doug Walters), 5-248 (Paul Sheahan), 6-267 (Barry Jarman), 7-307 (Eric Freeman), 8-309 (Ian Chappell), 9-315 (Graham McKenzie), 10-315 (Alan Connolly)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JA Snow3539832.8000
DJ Brown3549922.8200
R Illingworth29154711.6200
DL Underwood27.4134141.4800
ER Dexter702503.5700
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JH Edrich c †Jarman b McKenzie621932007032.12
RM Prideaux c Freeman b Gleeson641701708037.64
ER Dexter  b McKenzie1038392026.31
TW Graveney (c)c Cowper b Connolly371161303031.89
KF Barrington  b Connolly491891855025.92
KWR Fletcher c †Jarman b Connolly078000.00
APE Knott lbw b Freeman46072006.66
R Illingworth c Gleeson b Connolly618200033.33
JA Snow  b Connolly024000.00
DJ Brown  b Cowper1446531030.43
DL Underwood not out4546526097.82
Extras(b 1, lb 7, nb 3)11
TOTAL(147 Ov, RR: 2.05)302
Fall of wickets: 1-123 (Roger Prideaux), 2-136 (John Edrich), 3-141 (Ted Dexter), 4-209 (Tom Graveney), 5-215 (Keith Fletcher), 6-235 (Ken Barrington), 7-237 (Alan Knott), 8-241 (Ray Illingworth), 9-241 (John Snow), 10-302 (David Brown)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McKenzie39206121.5600
EW Freeman2266012.7200
JW Gleeson2556812.7200
AN Connolly39137251.8400
RM Cowper18102411.3300
IM Chappell41601.5000
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RJ Inverarity lbw b Illingworth34961053035.41
RM Cowper st †Knott b Illingworth524410020.83
IR Redpath c Edrich b Snow481291376037.20
KD Walters c Graveney b Snow561841983030.43
IM Chappell c Barrington b Underwood812282455035.52
AP Sheahan st †Knott b Illingworth311041002029.80
BN Jarman (c) †st †Knott b Illingworth436330011.11
EW Freeman  b Illingworth1025260140.00
GD McKenzie c Snow b Illingworth1046482021.73
JW Gleeson c †Knott b Underwood751411013.72
AN Connolly not out023000.00
Extras(b 13, lb 8, nb 5)26
TOTAL(154.1 Ov, RR: 2.02)312
Fall of wickets: 1-28 (Bob Cowper), 2-81 (John Inverarity), 3-119 (Ian Redpath), 4-198 (Doug Walters), 5-273 (Paul Sheahan), 6-281 (Ian Chappell), 7-283 (Barry Jarman), 8-296 (Eric Freeman), 9-311 (Graham McKenzie), 10-312 (John Gleeson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JA Snow2435122.1200
DJ Brown2757902.9200
R Illingworth51228761.7000
DL Underwood45.1225221.1500
ER Dexter10303.0000
KF Barrington611402.3300
England 2nd Innings (target: 326 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JH Edrich c †Jarman b Connolly651581647041.13
RM Prideaux  b McKenzie2990022.22
ER Dexter  b Connolly38941004040.42
TW Graveney (c)c & b Cowper4163794065.07
KF Barrington not out46104986044.23
KWR Fletcher not out2383701027.71
Extras(lb 7, nb 8)15
TOTAL(84 Ov, RR: 2.73)230/4
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Roger Prideaux), 2-81 (Ted Dexter), 3-134 (John Edrich), 4-168 (Tom Graveney)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McKenzie2526512.6000
EW Freeman612504.1600
JW Gleeson1142602.3600
AN Connolly31106822.1900
RM Cowper502214.4000
IM Chappell53601.2000
RJ Inverarity10303.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Headingley, Leeds
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 640
Season1968
Match days25,26,27,29,30 July 1968 (5-day match)
Test debut
Roger Prideaux
Keith Fletcher
John Inverarity
Umpires
Arthur Fagg
Syd Buller
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 25 Jul - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 258/5 (IM Chappell 38*, BN Jarman 8*)
Fri, 26 Jul - day 2 - England 1st innings 163/3 (TW Graveney 10*, KF Barrington 12*)
Sat, 27 Jul - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 92/2 (IR Redpath 35*, KD Walters 1*)
Sun, 28 Jul - rest day
Mon, 29 Jul - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 283/6 (BN Jarman 4*, EW Freeman 1*)
Tue, 30 Jul - day 5 - England 2nd innings 230/4 (84 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • With Cowdrey and Lawry both injured, Graveney and Jarman were called upon to make their only appearance as test captains.
  • By drawing this match Australia retained the Ashes.