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Australia vs England, 5th Test at Melbourne, Jan 21 1971, England [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of Australia

RESULT
5th Test, Melbourne, January 21 - 26, 1971, England [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of Australia
493/9d & 169/4d
(T:271) 392 & 161/0

Match drawn

Australia 1st Innings
England 1st Innings
Australia 2nd Innings
England 2nd Innings
Match Flow
Info
Australia 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
c Lever b D'Oliveira30921292032.60
c Snow b Willis561912466029.31
c Luckhurst b Snow11121224312052.35
b Snow721872327038.50
b Underwood55981285056.12
c Edrich b Willis31090030.00
not out 9215519712059.35
c Luckhurst b Illingworth2767992040.29
c Cowdrey b Willis5981055.55
c Edrich b Illingworth3850037.50
not out 01718000.00
Extras(b 10, lb 17, nb 12)39
TOTAL128 Ov (RR: 3.85)493/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-64 (Keith Stackpole), 1-86 (Bill Lawry), 2-266 (Ian Chappell), 3-269 (Ian Redpath), 4-310, 5-314 (Greg Chappell), 6-374 (Doug Walters), 7-471 (Kerry O'Keeffe), 8-477 (John Gleeson), 9-480 (Ross Duncan)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
2969422.43---00
2567902.37---00
2267112.42---00
2057332.73---00
1947813.07---00
1305923.40---00
England 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
c Redpath b Thomson1269691017.39
b Walters10928032811038.92
c †Marsh b Thomson947471019.14
c & b Gleeson1321323061.90
c †Marsh b Thomson11729434611139.79
c Redpath b Gleeson411361165030.14
lbw b Stackpole191271240014.96
b IM Chappell14755002.12
run out 1964511029.68
c & b Gleeson519240026.31
not out 5890062.50
Extras(b 17, lb 14, nb 11)42
TOTAL137.5 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)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
34511032.42---00
1443001.60---00
802101.96---00
31117101.71---00
2576031.80---00
17.544111.74---00
52711.05---00
301012.50---00
Australia 2nd Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
c †Knott b Willis1858901031.03
c sub (K Shuttleworth) b Snow421301572032.30
b Underwood30801222037.50
c †Knott b Snow5991055.55
not out 3958874067.24
not out 2038411052.63
Extras(b 8, lb 3, nb 4)15
TOTAL46 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)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
1242121.31---00
1215303.31---00
1014213.15---00
1203812.37---00
England 2nd Innings (T: 271 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
not out 762462407030.89
not out 742212407033.48
Extras(b 1, lb 8, nb 2)11
TOTAL58 Ov (RR: 2.77)161/0
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
1152601.77---00
501902.85---00
1934501.77---00
311804.50---00
1322801.61---00
711401.50---00
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CLOSE OF PLAY
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
MATCH FLOW
General
  • WM Lawry (1) retired hurt on 38* from 86/1 to 266/2
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
Series
Season1970/71
Series resultEngland led the 7-match series 1-0 (1 abandoned)
Match numberTest no. 677
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
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