result
2nd Test, Perth, Dec 15 - Dec 20 1978, England tour of Australia
309 & 208
(46.1 ov, target 328)190 & 161
England won by 166 runs
player of the match
Rodney Hogg
Australia
England 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Boycott lbw b Hurst773374541022.85
Graham Gooch c †Maclean b Hogg110190010.00
Derek Randall c Wood b Hogg032000.00
Mike Brearley (c)c †Maclean b Dymock171041171016.35
David Gower  b Hogg1022212549046.15
Ian Botham lbw b Hurst1128441039.29
Geoff Miller  b Hogg401041454038.46
Bob Taylor c Hurst b Yardley1259521020.34
John Lever c Cosier b Hurst1440600035.00
Bob Willis c Yallop b Hogg220410010.00
Mike Hendrick not out 725221028.00
Extras(b 6, lb 9, nb 8, w 3)26
TOTAL(117.5 Ov, RR: 2.62)309
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Graham Gooch), 2-3 (Derek Randall), 3-41 (Mike Brearley), 4-199 (David Gower), 5-219 (Ian Botham), 6-224 (Geoff Boycott), 7-253 (Bob Taylor), 8-295 (John Lever), 9-300 (Geoff Miller), 10-309 (Bob Willis)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Rodney Hogg30.596551.59---00
Geoff Dymock3447211.59---00
Alan Hurst2677032.02---00
Bruce Yardley2316212.02---00
Gary Cosier421402.63---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Wood lbw b Lever512120041.67
Rick Darling run out 25631121039.68
Kim Hughes  b Willis1644431036.36
Graham Yallop (c) b Willis317180017.65
Peter Toohey not out 811842726044.02
Gary Cosier c Gooch b Willis424330016.67
John Maclean c Gooch b Miller022000.00
Bruce Yardley c †Taylor b Hendrick1244430027.27
Rodney Hogg c †Taylor b Willis1867682026.87
Geoff Dymock  b Hendrick1172780015.28
Alan Hurst c †Taylor b Willis5661083.33
Extras(lb 7, nb 2, w 1)10
TOTAL(66.5 Ov, RR: 2.85)190
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Graeme Wood), 2-34 (Kim Hughes), 3-38 (Graham Yallop), 4-60 (Rick Darling), 5-78 (Gary Cosier), 6-79 (John Maclean), 7-100 (Bruce Yardley), 8-128 (Rodney Hogg), 9-185 (Geoff Dymock), 10-190 (Alan Hurst)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
John Lever702012.14---00
Ian Botham1124603.14---00
Bob Willis18.554451.77---00
Mike Hendrick1413922.09---00
Geoff Miller1663111.45---00
England 2nd INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Boycott lbw b Hogg231031280022.33
Graham Gooch lbw b Hogg431311745032.82
Derek Randall c Cosier b Yardley4565903069.23
Mike Brearley (c)c †Maclean b Hogg011000.00
David Gower c †Maclean b Hogg1247680025.53
Ian Botham c Wood b Yardley3039524076.92
Geoff Miller c Toohey b Yardley2542793059.52
John Lever c †Maclean b Hurst1054450018.52
Bob Taylor c †Maclean b Hogg23336006.06
Bob Willis not out 321370014.29
Mike Hendrick  b Dymock1550020.00
Extras(lb 6, nb 8)14
TOTAL(66.3 Ov, RR: 3.13)208
Fall of wickets: 1-58 (Geoff Boycott), 2-93 (Graham Gooch), 3-93 (Mike Brearley), 4-135 (Derek Randall), 5-151 (David Gower), 6-176 (Ian Botham), 7-201 (John Lever), 8-201 (Geoff Miller), 9-206 (Bob Taylor), 10-208 (Mike Hendrick)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Rodney Hogg1725752.51---00
Geoff Dymock16.325312.43---00
Alan Hurst1754311.90---00
Bruce Yardley1614131.92---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 328 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Wood c †Taylor b Lever641682433038.10
Rick Darling c Boycott b Lever59131055.56
Kim Hughes c Gooch b Willis1245541026.67
Graham Yallop (c)c †Taylor b Hendrick323430013.04
Peter Toohey c †Taylor b Hendrick011000.00
Gary Cosier lbw b Miller47741094063.51
John Maclean c Brearley b Miller11618006.25
Bruce Yardley c Botham b Lever719241036.84
Rodney Hogg  b Miller088000.00
Geoff Dymock not out 69141066.67
Alan Hurst  b Lever55600100.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 4, w 4)11
TOTAL(46.1 Ov, RR: 3.49)161
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Rick Darling), 2-36 (Kim Hughes), 3-58 (Graham Yallop), 4-58 (Peter Toohey), 5-141 (Gary Cosier), 6-143 (Graeme Wood), 7-143 (John Maclean), 8-147 (Rodney Hogg), 9-151 (Bruce Yardley), 10-161 (Alan Hurst)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bob Willis1213612.25---00
John Lever8.122842.58---00
Ian Botham1115403.68---00
Mike Hendrick831121.03---00
Geoff Miller742132.25---00
MATCH DETAILS
W.A.C.A. Ground, Perth
TossAustralia, elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season1978/79
Player Of The Match
Rodney Hogg
Rodney Hogg
Series resultEngland led the 6-match series 2-0
Match numberTEST No. 836
Match days - day match (5-day match)
Umpires
Australia Image
Robin Bailhache
Australia Image
Tom Brooks
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 15 Dec - day 1 -England 1st innings 190/3 (Geoff Boycott 63*, David Gower 101*, null ov)
Sat, 16 Dec - day 2 -Australia 1st innings 60/4 (Peter Toohey 6*, null ov)
Sun, 17 Dec - day 3 -England 2nd innings 58 (Geoff Boycott 23*, Graham Gooch 26*, null ov)
Mon, 18 Dec - rest day
Tue, 19 Dec - day 4 -Australia 2nd innings 11/1 (Graeme Wood 2*, Kim Hughes 1*, null ov)
Wed, 20 Dec - day 5 -Australia 2nd innings 161/10 (46.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • G Boycott 50 in 280 minutes, includes an all-run 4