result
4th Test, Leeds, Jul 25 - 30 1968, Australia tour of England
315 & 312
(84 ov, target 326)302 & 230/4
Match drawn
player of the match
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
John Inverarity  b Snow829271027.58
Bob Cowper  b Snow271261571021.42
Ian Redpath  b Illingworth9217619714052.27
Doug Walters c Barrington b Underwood42961096043.75
Ian Chappell  b Brown651962202033.16
Paul Sheahan c †Knott b Snow3870714054.28
Barry Jarman (c)†c Dexter b Brown1037500027.02
Eric Freeman  b Underwood2131463067.74
Graham McKenzie lbw b Underwood518260027.77
John Gleeson not out 22220009.09
Alan 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
John Snow3539832.80---00
David Brown3549922.82---00
Ray Illingworth29154711.62---00
Derek Underwood27.4134141.48---00
Ted Dexter702503.57---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
John Edrich c †Jarman b McKenzie621932007032.12
Roger Prideaux c Freeman b Gleeson641701708037.64
Ted Dexter  b McKenzie1038392026.31
Tom Graveney (c)c Cowper b Connolly371161303031.89
Ken Barrington  b Connolly491891855025.92
Keith Fletcher c †Jarman b Connolly078000.00
Alan Knott lbw b Freeman46072006.66
Ray Illingworth c Gleeson b Connolly618200033.33
John Snow  b Connolly024000.00
David Brown  b Cowper1446531030.43
Derek Underwood not out 4546526097.82
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
Graham McKenzie39206121.56---00
Eric Freeman2266012.72---00
John Gleeson2556812.72---00
Alan Connolly39137251.84---00
Bob Cowper18102411.33---00
Ian Chappell41601.50---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
John Inverarity lbw b Illingworth34961053035.41
Bob Cowper st †Knott b Illingworth524410020.83
Ian Redpath c Edrich b Snow481291376037.20
Doug Walters c Graveney b Snow561841983030.43
Ian Chappell c Barrington b Underwood812282455035.52
Paul Sheahan st †Knott b Illingworth311041002029.80
Barry Jarman (c)†st †Knott b Illingworth436330011.11
Eric Freeman  b Illingworth1025260140.00
Graham McKenzie c Snow b Illingworth1046482021.73
John Gleeson c †Knott b Underwood751411013.72
Alan Connolly not out 023000.00
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
John Snow2435122.12---00
David Brown2757902.92---00
Ray Illingworth51228761.70---00
Derek Underwood45.1225221.15---00
Ted Dexter10303.00---00
Ken Barrington611402.33---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 326 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
John Edrich c †Jarman b Connolly651581647041.13
Roger Prideaux  b McKenzie2990022.22
Ted Dexter  b Connolly38941004040.42
Tom Graveney (c)c & b Cowper4163794065.07
Ken Barrington not out 46104986044.23
Keith Fletcher not out 2383701027.71
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
Graham McKenzie2526512.60---00
Eric Freeman612504.16---00
John Gleeson1142602.36---00
Alan Connolly31106822.19---00
Bob Cowper502214.40---00
Ian Chappell53601.20---00
John Inverarity10303.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Headingley, Leeds
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Season1968
Player Of The Match
Ray Illingworth
Ray Illingworth
John Edrich
John Edrich
Alan Connolly
Alan Connolly
Ian Chappell
Ian Chappell
Derek Underwood
Derek Underwood
Derek Underwood
Derek Underwood
Roger Prideaux
Roger Prideaux
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 640
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
John Inverarity
John Inverarity
Keith Fletcher
Keith Fletcher
Roger Prideaux
Roger Prideaux
Umpires
England Image
Arthur Fagg
England Image
Syd Buller
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 25 Jul - day 1 -Australia 1st innings 258/5 (Ian Chappell 38*, Barry Jarman 8*, null ov)
Fri, 26 Jul - day 2 -England 1st innings 163/3 (Tom Graveney 10*, Ken Barrington 12*, null ov)
Sat, 27 Jul - day 3 -Australia 2nd innings 92/2 (Ian Redpath 35*, Doug Walters 1*, null ov)
Sun, 28 Jul - rest day
Mon, 29 Jul - day 4 -Australia 2nd innings 283/6 (Barry Jarman 4*, Eric Freeman 1*, null ov)
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.