result
3rd Test, Nottingham, Jul 28 - Aug 2 1977, Australia tour of England
243 & 309
(81.2 ov, target 189)364 & 189/3
England won by 7 wickets
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Rick McCosker c Brearley b Hendrick511261398040.47
Ian Davis c Botham b Underwood3374983144.59
Greg Chappell (c) b Botham1964813029.68
David Hookes c Hendrick b Willis1726461065.38
Doug Walters c Hendrick b Botham1122261050.00
Richie Robinson c Brearley b Greig1116262068.75
Rod Marsh lbw b Botham078000.00
Kerry O'Keeffe not out 48811105059.25
Max Walker c Hendrick b Botham087000.00
Jeff Thomson c †Knott b Botham2132364065.62
Len Pascoe c Greig b Hendrick2046574043.47
Extras(b 4, lb 2, nb 6)12
TOTAL(82.2 Ov, RR: 2.95)243
Fall of wickets: 1-79 (Ian Davis), 2-101 (Rick McCosker), 3-131 (Greg Chappell), 4-133 (David Hookes), 5-153 (Doug Walters), 6-153 (Richie Robinson), 7-153 (Rod Marsh), 8-155 (Max Walker), 9-196 (Jeff Thomson), 10-243 (Len Pascoe)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bob Willis1505813.86---00
Mike Hendrick21.264622.15---00
Ian Botham2057453.70---00
Tony Greig1543512.33---00
Derek Underwood1151811.63---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Mike Brearley (c)c Hookes b Pascoe1565840023.07
Geoff Boycott c McCosker b Thomson10731541911033.96
Bob Woolmer lbw b Pascoe031000.00
Derek Randall run out 1323282056.52
Tony Greig  b Thomson1117222064.70
Geoff Miller c Robinson b Pascoe1318242072.22
Alan Knott c Davis b Thomson13521029318064.28
Ian Botham  b Walker2561933040.98
Derek Underwood  b Pascoe737441018.91
Mike Hendrick  b Walker16100016.66
Bob Willis not out 2770028.57
Extras(b 9, lb 7, nb 16, w 3)35
TOTAL(124.2 Ov, RR: 2.92)364
Fall of wickets: 1-34 (Mike Brearley), 2-34 (Bob Woolmer), 3-52 (Derek Randall), 4-64 (Tony Greig), 5-82 (Geoff Miller), 6-297 (Geoff Boycott), 7-326 (Alan Knott), 8-357 (Derek Underwood), 9-357 (Ian Botham), 10-364 (Mike Hendrick)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Jeff Thomson31610333.32---00
Len Pascoe32108042.50---00
Max Walker39.2127922.00---00
Greg Chappell801902.37---00
Kerry O'Keeffe1144303.90---00
Doug Walters30501.66---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Rick McCosker c Brearley b Willis10730736810134.85
Ian Davis c Greig b Willis920261045.00
Greg Chappell (c) b Hendrick2739375069.23
David Hookes lbw b Hendrick421281844032.81
Doug Walters c Randall b Greig2874773037.83
Richie Robinson lbw b Underwood3473965046.57
Rod Marsh c Greig b Willis057000.00
Kerry O'Keeffe not out 21811204025.92
Max Walker  b Willis1743534039.53
Jeff Thomson  b Willis056000.00
Len Pascoe c Hendrick b Underwood055000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 5, nb 17, w 1)24
TOTAL(127 Ov, RR: 2.43)309
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Ian Davis), 2-60 (Greg Chappell), 3-154 (David Hookes), 4-204 (Doug Walters), 5-240 (Rick McCosker), 6-240 (Rod Marsh), 7-270 (Richie Robinson), 8-307 (Max Walker), 9-308 (Jeff Thomson), 10-309 (Len Pascoe)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bob Willis2668853.38---00
Mike Hendrick32145621.75---00
Ian Botham2556002.40---00
Tony Greig922412.66---00
Derek Underwood27154921.81---00
Geoff Miller52501.00---00
Bob Woolmer30301.00---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 189 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Mike Brearley (c) b Walker8121125813038.38
Geoff Boycott not out 802313119034.63
Alan Knott c O'Keeffe b Walker2320066.66
Tony Greig  b Walker025000.00
Derek Randall not out 1943403044.18
Extras(b 2, lb 2, nb 2, w 1)7
TOTAL(81.2 Ov, RR: 2.32)189/3
Fall of wickets: 1-154 (Mike Brearley), 2-156 (Alan Knott), 3-158 (Tony Greig)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Jeff Thomson1663402.12---00
Len Pascoe2264301.95---00
Kerry O'Keeffe19.226503.36---00
Max Walker2484031.66---00
MATCH DETAILS
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Season1977
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 806
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Ian Botham
Ian Botham
Umpires
England Image
David Constant
England Image
Dickie Bird
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 28 Jul - day 1 -England 1st innings 9 (Mike Brearley 5*, Geoff Boycott 1*, null ov)
Fri, 29 Jul - day 2 -England 1st innings 242/5 (Geoff Boycott 88*, Alan Knott 87*, null ov)
Sat, 30 Jul - day 3 -Australia 2nd innings 112/2 (Rick McCosker 40*, David Hookes 31*, null ov)
Sun, 31 Jul - rest day
Mon, 01 Aug - day 4 -England 2nd innings 17 (Mike Brearley 5*, Geoff Boycott 12*, null ov)
Tue, 02 Aug - day 5 -England 2nd innings 189/3 (81.2 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • Eng 1st innings
  • APE Knott passes 4000 runs, the first 'keeper to do so
  • G Boycott became the second player after ML Jaisamha to bat on every day of a 5 day Test