result
1st Test, Brisbane, Dec 1 - 6 1978, England tour of Australia
116 & 339
(53.5 ov, target 170)286 & 170/3
England won by 7 wickets
player of the match
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Scorecard summary
Australia116/10(37.7 overs)1st INNINGS
Rodney Hogg36 (67)
Bob Willis4/44(14)
Ian Botham3/40(12)
England286/10(95.4 overs)1st INNINGS
Derek Randall75 (196)
Ian Botham49 (73)
Rodney Hogg6/74(28)
Alan Hurst4/93(27.4)
Australia339/10(116.6 overs)2nd INNINGS
Kim Hughes129 (411)
Graham Yallop102 (307)
Bob Willis3/69(27.6)
Ian Botham3/95(26)
England170/3(53.5 overs)2nd INNINGS
Rodney Hogg1/35(12.5)
Match details
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season1978/79
Player Of The Match
Derek Randall
Derek Randall
Series resultEngland led the 6-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 834
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
John Maclean
John Maclean
Rodney Hogg
Rodney Hogg
Umpires
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Dick French
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Max O'Connell
Balls per over8