result
4th Test, Sydney, Jan 4 - Jan 9 1975, England tour of Australia
405 & 289/4d
(79.5 ov, target 400)295 & 228
Australia won by 171 runs
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Ian Redpath hit wicket b Titmus331141401028.95
Rick McCosker c †Knott b Greig801691927047.34
Ian Chappell (c)c †Knott b Arnold53831185063.86
Greg Chappell c Greig b Arnold841732169048.55
Ross Edwards  b Greig1557613026.32
Doug Walters lbw b Arnold1790014.29
Rod Marsh  b Greig3044560068.18
Max Walker c Greig b Arnold3059870050.85
Dennis Lillee  b Arnold823321034.78
Ashley Mallett lbw b Greig3153734058.49
Jeff Thomson not out 24232740104.35
Extras(lb 4, nb 11, w 1)16
TOTAL(98.7 Ov, RR: 4.09)405
Fall of wickets: 1-96 (Ian Redpath), 2-142 (Rick McCosker), 3-199 (Ian Chappell), 4-251 (Ross Edwards), 5-255 (Doug Walters), 6-305 (Rod Marsh), 7-310 (Greg Chappell), 8-332 (Dennis Lillee), 9-368 (Max Walker), 10-405 (Ashley Mallett)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bob Willis1828003.33---00
Geoff Arnold2978652.22---00
Tony Greig22.7210443.41---00
Derek Underwood1335403.12---00
Fred Titmus1626513.05---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Dennis Amiss c Mallett b Walker1226391046.15
David Lloyd c Thomson b Lillee1945543042.22
Colin Cowdrey c McCosker b Thomson2248633045.83
John Edrich (c)c †Marsh b Walters501772235028.25
Keith Fletcher c Redpath b Walker2462883038.71
Tony Greig c GS Chappell b Thomson913161069.23
Alan Knott  b Thomson8212115811067.77
Fred Titmus c †Marsh b Walters2244473050.00
Derek Underwood c Walker b Lillee2731535087.10
Bob Willis  b Thomson28140025.00
Geoff Arnold not out 314130021.43
Extras(b 15, lb 7, w 1)23
TOTAL(73.1 Ov, RR: 4.03)295
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Dennis Amiss), 2-46 (David Lloyd), 3-69 (Colin Cowdrey), 4-108 (Keith Fletcher), 5-123 (Tony Greig), 6-180 (John Edrich), 7-240 (Fred Titmus), 8-273 (Alan Knott), 9-285 (Bob Willis), 10-295 (Derek Underwood)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dennis Lillee19.126622.59---00
Jeff Thomson1937442.92---00
Max Walker2327722.51---00
Ashley Mallett10806.00---00
Doug Walters722622.79---00
Ian Chappell402103.94---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Ian Redpath c sub (CM Old) b Underwood1052393449043.93
Ian Chappell (c)c Lloyd b Willis59220055.56
Greg Chappell c Lloyd b Arnold14420925216068.90
Doug Walters  b Underwood515130033.33
Ross Edwards not out 1744591038.64
Rod Marsh not out 74700175.00
Extras(lb 2, nb 3, w 1)6
TOTAL(64.3 Ov, RR: 4.48)289/4d
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Ian Chappell), 2-235 (Greg Chappell), 3-242 (Doug Walters), 4-280 (Ian Redpath)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bob Willis1115213.55---00
Geoff Arnold2237812.66---00
Tony Greig1216404.00---00
Derek Underwood1216524.06---00
Fred Titmus7.322402.44---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 400 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Dennis Amiss c †Marsh b Lillee3767932055.22
David Lloyd c GS Chappell b Thomson2654863048.15
Colin Cowdrey c IM Chappell b Walker12637003.85
John Edrich (c)not out 331631555020.25
Keith Fletcher c Redpath b Thomson1146641023.91
Tony Greig st †Marsh b Mallett541141399047.37
Alan Knott c Redpath b Mallett1039562025.64
Fred Titmus c Thomson b Mallett425310016.00
Derek Underwood c & b Walker513161038.46
Bob Willis  b Lillee1268882017.65
Geoff Arnold c GS Chappell b Mallett1420352070.00
Extras(b 13, lb 3, nb 5)21
TOTAL(79.5 Ov, RR: 2.86)228
Fall of wickets: 1-68 (David Lloyd), 2-70 (Dennis Amiss), 2-70, 3-74 (Colin Cowdrey), 4-103 (Keith Fletcher), 5-136 (Alan Knott), 6-156 (Fred Titmus), 7-158 (Tony Greig), 8-175 (Derek Underwood), 9-201 (Bob Willis), 10-228 (Geoff Arnold)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dennis Lillee2156522.32---00
Jeff Thomson2377422.41---00
Max Walker1654622.16---00
Ashley Mallett16.592140.95---00
Ian Chappell32100.25---00
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season1974/75
Series resultAustralia led the 6-match series 3-0
Match numberTEST No. 751
Match days - day match (5-day match)
Test debut
Rick McCosker
Rick McCosker
Umpires
Australia Image
Robin Bailhache
Australia Image
Tom Brooks
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 04 Jan - day 1 -Australia 1st innings 251/4 (Greg Chappell 59*, Doug Walters 0*, null ov)
Sun, 05 Jan - day 2 -England 1st innings 106/3 (John Edrich 13*, Keith Fletcher 23*, null ov)
Mon, 06 Jan - day 3 -Australia 2nd innings 123/1 (Ian Redpath 47*, Greg Chappell 69*, null ov)
Tue, 07 Jan - rest day
Wed, 08 Jan - day 4 -England 2nd innings 33 (Dennis Amiss 14*, David Lloyd 15*, null ov)
Thu, 09 Jan - day 5 -England 2nd innings 228/10 (79.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • JH Edrich (2) retired hurt on 0* from 70/2 to 156/6 (hit on the ribs first ball, by Lillee)