5th Test, Melbourne, Jan 21 - 26 1971, England [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of Australia
493/9d & 169/4d
(target 271)392 & 161/0
Match drawn
Australia 1st INNINGS
Keith Stackpole c Lever b D'Oliveira30921292032.60
Bill Lawry (c)c Snow b Willis561912466029.31
Ian Chappell c Luckhurst b Snow11121224312052.35
Ian Redpath  b Snow721872327038.50
Doug Walters  b Underwood55981285056.12
Greg Chappell c Edrich b Willis31090030.00
Rod Marsh not out 9215519712059.35
Kerry O'Keeffe c Luckhurst b Illingworth2767992040.29
John Gleeson c Cowdrey b Willis5981055.55
Ross Duncan c Edrich b Illingworth3850037.50
Alan Thomson not out 01718000.00
Extras(b 10, lb 17, nb 12)39
TOTAL(128 Ov, RR: 3.85)493/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-64 (Keith Stackpole), 1-86, 2-266 (Ian Chappell), 3-269 (Ian Redpath), 4-310 (Bill Lawry), 5-314 (Greg Chappell), 6-374 (Doug Walters), 7-471 (Kerry O'Keeffe), 8-477 (John Gleeson), 9-480 (Ross Duncan)
John Snow2969422.43---00
Peter Lever2567902.37---00
Basil D'Oliveira2267112.42---00
Bob Willis2057332.73---00
Derek Underwood1947813.07---00
Ray Illingworth1305923.40---00
England 1st INNINGS
Geoff Boycott c Redpath b Thomson1269691017.39
Brian Luckhurst  b Walters10928032811038.92
John Edrich c †Marsh b Thomson947471019.14
Colin Cowdrey c & b Gleeson1321323061.90
Basil D'Oliveira c †Marsh b Thomson11729434611139.79
Ray Illingworth (c)c Redpath b Gleeson411361165030.14
Alan Knott lbw b Stackpole191271240014.96
John Snow  b IM Chappell14755002.12
Peter Lever run out 1964511029.68
Derek Underwood c & b Gleeson519240026.31
Bob Willis not out 5890062.50
Extras(b 17, lb 14, nb 11)42
TOTAL(137.5 Ov, RR: 2.84)392
Fall of wickets: 1-40 (Geoff Boycott), 2-64 (John Edrich), 3-88 (Colin Cowdrey), 4-228 (Brian Luckhurst), 5-306 (Ray Illingworth), 6-340 (Basil D'Oliveira), 7-354 (John Snow), 8-362 (Alan Knott), 9-379 (Derek Underwood), 10-392 (Peter Lever)
Alan Thomson34511032.42---00
Ross Duncan1443001.60---00
Greg Chappell802101.96---00
Kerry O'Keeffe31117101.71---00
John Gleeson2576031.80---00
Keith Stackpole17.544111.74---00
Doug Walters52711.05---00
Ian Chappell301012.50---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS
Keith Stackpole c †Knott b Willis1858901031.03
Bill Lawry (c)c sub (K Shuttleworth) b Snow421301572032.30
Ian Chappell  b Underwood30801222037.50
Ian Redpath c †Knott b Snow5991055.55
Doug Walters not out 3958874067.24
Greg Chappell not out 2038411052.63
Extras(b 8, lb 3, nb 4)15
TOTAL(46 Ov, RR: 3.67)169/4d
Fall of wickets: 1-51 (Keith Stackpole), 2-84 (Bill Lawry), 3-91 (Ian Redpath), 4-132 (Ian Chappell)
John Snow1242121.31---00
Peter Lever1215303.31---00
Bob Willis1014213.15---00
Derek Underwood1203812.37---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 271 runs)
Geoff Boycott not out 762462407030.89
John Edrich not out 742212407033.48
Extras(b 1, lb 8, nb 2)11
TOTAL(58 Ov, RR: 2.77)161
Alan Thomson1152601.77---00
Greg Chappell501902.85---00
Kerry O'Keeffe1934501.77---00
John Gleeson311804.50---00
Keith Stackpole1322801.61---00
Doug Walters711401.50---00
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of Australia
Series resultEngland led the 7-match series 1-0 (abandoned)
Match numberTest no. 677
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Kerry O'Keeffe
Kerry O'Keeffe
Ross Duncan
Ross Duncan
Australia Image
Lou Rowan
Australia Image
Max O'Connell
Balls per over8
Thu, 21 Jan - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 260/1 (Ian Chappell 105*, Ian Redpath 70*)
Fri, 22 Jan - day 2 - England 1st innings 28/0 (Geoff Boycott 10*, Brian Luckhurst 17*)
Sat, 23 Jan - day 3 - England 1st innings 258/4 (Basil D'Oliveira 72*, Ray Illingworth 16*)
Sun, 24 Jan - rest day
Mon, 25 Jan - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 70/1 (Bill Lawry 39*, Ian Chappell 4*)
Tue, 26 Jan - day 5 - England 2nd innings 161/0 (58 ov) - end of match
  • WM Lawry (1) retired hurt on 38* from 86/1 to 266/2