result
1st Test, Birmingham, Jul 10 - 14 1975, Australia tour of England
(75.2 ov)(f/o) 101 & 173
Australia won by an innings and 85 runs
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Rick McCosker  b Arnold591351803043.70
Alan Turner c Denness b Snow37961254038.54
Ian Chappell (c)c Fletcher b Snow52951097054.73
Greg Chappell lbw b Old0811000.00
Ross Edwards c Gooch b Old561632565034.35
Doug Walters c Old b Greig1426322053.84
Rod Marsh c Fletcher b Arnold61971108162.88
Max Walker c †Knott b Snow722280031.81
Jeff Thomson c Arnold b Underwood4967765073.13
Dennis Lillee c †Knott b Arnold38120037.50
Ashley Mallett not out 319250015.78
Extras(b 1, lb 8, nb 9)18
TOTAL(121 Ov, RR: 2.96)359
Fall of wickets: 1-80 (Alan Turner), 2-126 (Rick McCosker), 3-135 (Greg Chappell), 4-161 (Ian Chappell), 5-186 (Doug Walters), 6-265 (Rod Marsh), 7-286 (Max Walker), 8-332 (Ross Edwards), 9-343 (Dennis Lillee), 10-359 (Jeff Thomson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Geoff Arnold3339132.75---00
John Snow3368632.60---00
Chris Old33711123.36---00
Tony Greig1524312.86---00
Derek Underwood731011.42---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
John Edrich lbw b Lillee341231642027.64
Dennis Amiss c Thomson b Lillee425360016.00
Keith Fletcher c Mallett b Walker613141046.15
Mike Denness (c)c GS Chappell b Walker326460011.53
Graham Gooch c †Marsh b Walker031000.00
Tony Greig c †Marsh b Walker812152066.66
Alan Knott  b Lillee1421332066.66
Derek Underwood  b Lillee1022251045.45
Chris Old c GS Chappell b Walker1326302050.00
John Snow lbw b Lillee038000.00
Geoff Arnold not out 012000.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 1, w 5)9
TOTAL(45.3 Ov, RR: 2.21)101
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Dennis Amiss), 2-24 (Keith Fletcher), 3-46 (Mike Denness), 4-46 (Graham Gooch), 5-54 (Tony Greig), 6-75 (Alan Knott), 7-78 (John Edrich), 8-87 (Derek Underwood), 9-97 (John Snow), 10-101 (Chris Old)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dennis Lillee1581551.00---00
Jeff Thomson1032102.10---00
Max Walker17.354852.74---00
Ashley Mallett31802.66---00
England 2nd INNINGS (FOLLOWING ON)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
John Edrich c †Marsh b Walker517261029.41
Dennis Amiss c sub (GJ Gilmour) b Thomson57885006.41
Keith Fletcher c Walters b Lillee51991296051.51
Mike Denness (c) b Thomson823250034.78
Graham Gooch c †Marsh b Thomson077000.00
Tony Greig c †Marsh b Walker726321026.92
Alan Knott c McCosker b Thomson381251764030.40
Chris Old c Walters b Lillee722220031.81
John Snow c †Marsh b Thomson3440464185.00
Derek Underwood  b Mallett314170021.42
Geoff Arnold not out 64310150.00
Extras(lb 5, nb 2, w 2)9
TOTAL(75.2 Ov, RR: 2.29)173
Fall of wickets: 0-7, 1-7 (John Edrich), 2-18 (Mike Denness), 3-20 (Graham Gooch), 4-52 (Tony Greig), 5-90 (Keith Fletcher), 6-100 (Chris Old), 7-122 (Dennis Amiss), 8-151 (Alan Knott), 9-167 (John Snow), 10-173 (Derek Underwood)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dennis Lillee2084522.25---00
Jeff Thomson1883852.11---00
Max Walker2494721.95---00
Ashley Mallett13.263412.54---00
MATCH DETAILS
Edgbaston, Birmingham
TossEngland, elected to field first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Season1975
Series resultAustralia led the 4-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 760
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Alan Turner
Alan Turner
Graham Gooch
Graham Gooch
Umpires
England Image
Arthur Fagg
England Image
Dickie Bird
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 10 Jul - day 1 -Australia 1st innings 243/5 (Ross Edwards 22*, Rod Marsh 47*)
Fri, 11 Jul - day 2 -England 1st innings 83/7 (Derek Underwood 8*, Chris Old 0*)
Sat, 12 Jul - day 3 -England 2nd innings 93/5 (Alan Knott 10*, Chris Old 2*)
Sun, 13 Jul - rest day
Mon, 14 Jul - day 4 -England 2nd innings 173 (75.2 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • Gooch bagged a pair on his debut
  • DL Amiss (2) retired hurt on 2* from 7/0 to 100/6