result
Only Test, Melbourne, Mar 12 - 17 1977, England tour of Australia
138 & 419/9d
(112.4 ov, target 463)95 & 417
Australia won by 45 runs
player of the match
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Ian Davis lbw b Lever522280022.72
Rick McCosker  b Willis417330023.52
Gary Cosier c Fletcher b Lever10101920100.00
Greg Chappell (c) b Underwood401392340028.77
David Hookes c Greig b Old1719322089.47
Doug Walters c Greig b Willis48140050.00
Rod Marsh c †Knott b Old2856913050.00
Gary Gilmour c Greig b Old420240020.00
Kerry O'Keeffe c Brearley b Underwood022000.00
Dennis Lillee not out 1053591018.86
Max Walker  b Underwood214140014.28
Extras(b 4, lb 2, nb 8)14
TOTAL(43.6 Ov, RR: 3.15)138
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Ian Davis), 2-13 (Rick McCosker), 3-23 (Gary Cosier), 4-45 (David Hookes), 5-51 (Doug Walters), 6-102 (Rod Marsh), 7-114 (Gary Gilmour), 8-117 (Kerry O'Keeffe), 9-136 (Greg Chappell), 10-138 (Max Walker)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
John Lever1213622.25---00
Bob Willis803323.09---04
Chris Old1243932.43---06
Derek Underwood11.621631.02---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bob Woolmer c Chappell b Lillee930431030.00
Mike Brearley c Hookes b Lillee1240641030.00
Derek Underwood c Chappell b Walker718281038.88
Derek Randall c †Marsh b Lillee420350020.00
Dennis Amiss c O'Keeffe b Walker418180022.22
Keith Fletcher c †Marsh b Walker427440014.81
Tony Greig (c) b Walker1820243090.00
Alan Knott lbw b Lillee1545590033.33
Chris Old c †Marsh b Lillee317270017.64
John Lever c †Marsh b Lillee1125392044.00
Bob Willis not out 11720005.88
Extras(b 2, lb 2, nb 2, w 1)7
TOTAL(34.3 Ov, RR: 2.76)95
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Bob Woolmer), 2-30 (Mike Brearley), 3-34 (Derek Underwood), 4-40 (Dennis Amiss), 5-40 (Derek Randall), 6-61 (Tony Greig), 7-65 (Keith Fletcher), 8-78 (Chris Old), 9-86 (Alan Knott), 10-95 (John Lever)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dennis Lillee13.322661.45---00
Max Walker1535442.70---00
Kerry O'Keeffe10403.00---00
Gary Gilmour53400.60---02
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Ian Davis c †Knott b Greig681532386044.44
Kerry O'Keeffe c Willis b Old1436501038.88
Greg Chappell (c) b Old214150014.28
Gary Cosier c †Knott b Lever427350014.81
Doug Walters c †Knott b Greig661432135046.15
David Hookes c Fletcher b Underwood56691229081.15
Rod Marsh not out 11017329510063.58
Gary Gilmour  b Lever1631441051.61
Dennis Lillee c Amiss b Old2556863044.64
Rick McCosker c Greig b Old2568853036.76
Max Walker not out 824270033.33
Extras(lb 10, nb 15)25
TOTAL(96.6 Ov, RR: 4.33)419/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-33 (Kerry O'Keeffe), 2-40 (Greg Chappell), 3-53 (Gary Cosier), 4-132 (Ian Davis), 5-187 (Doug Walters), 6-244 (David Hookes), 7-277 (Gary Gilmour), 8-353 (Dennis Lillee), 9-407 (Rick McCosker)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
John Lever2119523.39---00
Bob Willis2209103.10---08
Chris Old27.6210442.81---09
Tony Greig1436623.53---03
Derek Underwood1223812.37---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 463 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bob Woolmer lbw b Walker1236471033.33
Mike Brearley lbw b Lillee431421702030.28
Derek Randall c Cosier b O'Keeffe17435344621049.29
Dennis Amiss  b Chappell641852273034.59
Keith Fletcher c †Marsh b Lillee18120012.50
Tony Greig (c)c Cosier b O'Keeffe41821007050.00
Alan Knott lbw b Lillee4251815082.35
Chris Old c Chappell b Lillee2450050.00
John Lever lbw b O'Keeffe425150016.00
Derek Underwood  b Lillee719210036.84
Bob Willis not out 551010100.00
Extras(b 8, lb 4, nb 7, w 3)22
TOTAL(112.4 Ov, RR: 3.70)417
Fall of wickets: 1-28 (Bob Woolmer), 2-113 (Mike Brearley), 3-279 (Dennis Amiss), 4-290 (Keith Fletcher), 5-346 (Derek Randall), 6-369 (Tony Greig), 7-380 (Chris Old), 8-385 (John Lever), 9-410 (Derek Underwood), 10-417 (Alan Knott)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dennis Lillee34.4713953.02---01
Max Walker2248312.82---00
Gary Gilmour402905.43---06
Greg Chappell1672911.35---00
Kerry O'Keeffe33610832.45---01
Doug Walters32701.75---02
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossEngland, elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season1976/77
Player Of The Match
Derek Randall
Derek Randall
Match numberTest no. 800
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
David Hookes
David Hookes
Umpires
Australia Image
Max O'Connell
Australia Image
Tom Brooks
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 12 Mar - day 1 -England 1st innings 29/1 (Mike Brearley 12*, Derek Underwood 5*)
Sun, 13 Mar - day 2 -Australia 2nd innings 104/3 (Ian Davis 45*, Doug Walters 32*)
Mon, 14 Mar - day 3 -Australia 2nd innings 387/8 (Rod Marsh 95*, Rick McCosker 17*)
Tue, 15 Mar - rest day
Wed, 16 Mar - day 4 -England 2nd innings 191/2 (Derek Randall 87*, Dennis Amiss 34*)
Thu, 17 Mar - day 5 -England 2nd innings 417 (112.4 ov) - end of match