result
2nd Test, Perth, Dec 15 - 20 1978, England tour of Australia
309 & 208
(46.1 ov, target 328)190 & 161
England won by 166 runs
Player Of The Match
5/65 & 5/57
rodney-hogg
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Scorecard summary
England309/10(117.5 overs)1st INNINGS
David Gower102 (221)
Geoff Boycott77 (337)
Rodney Hogg5/65(30.5)
Alan Hurst3/70(26)
Australia190/10(66.5 overs)1st INNINGS
Peter Toohey*81 (184)
Rick Darling25 (63)
Bob Willis5/44(18.5)
England208/10(66.3 overs)2nd INNINGS
Graham Gooch43 (131)
Rodney Hogg5/57(17)
Australia161/10(46.1 overs)2nd INNINGS
Graeme Wood64 (168)
Gary Cosier47 (74)
John Lever4/28(8.1)
Match details
Western Australia Cricket Association 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 daysday (5-day match)
Umpires
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Robin Bailhache
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Tom Brooks
Balls per over8