result
4th Test, Sydney, Jan 6 - 11 1979, England tour of Australia
152 & 346
(49.2 ov, target 205)294 & 111
England won by 93 runs
player of the match
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Boycott c Border b Hurst840540020.00
Mike Brearley (c) b Hogg1780960021.25
Derek Randall c Wood b Hurst021000.00
Graham Gooch c Toohey b Higgs18811021022.22
David Gower c †Maclean b Hurst710240070.00
Ian Botham c Yallop b Hogg591081387054.62
Geoff Miller c †Maclean b Hurst4541080.00
Bob Taylor c Border b Higgs1028331035.71
John Emburey c Wood b Higgs0119000.00
Bob Willis not out 743620016.27
Mike Hendrick  b Hurst1024190041.66
Extras(b 1, lb 1, nb 8, w 2)12
TOTAL(52.6 Ov, RR: 2.88)152
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Geoff Boycott), 2-18 (Derek Randall), 3-35 (Mike Brearley), 4-51 (David Gower), 5-66 (Graham Gooch), 6-70 (Geoff Miller), 7-94 (Bob Taylor), 8-98 (John Emburey), 9-141 (Ian Botham), 10-152 (Mike Hendrick)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Rodney Hogg1133622.45---00
Geoff Dymock1313401.96---00
Alan Hurst10.622851.95---00
Jim Higgs1844231.75---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Wood  b Willis053000.00
Rick Darling c Botham b Miller912002769045.50
Kim Hughes c Emburey b Willis481671846028.74
Graham Yallop (c)c Botham b Hendrick441361415032.35
Peter Toohey c Gooch b Botham1450025.00
Allan Border not out 602032454029.55
John Maclean lbw b Emburey1258631020.68
Rodney Hogg run out 617131035.29
Geoff Dymock  b Botham55466009.25
Jim Higgs c Botham b Hendrick1132400034.37
Alan Hurst run out 025000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 3, nb 11)16
TOTAL(108 Ov, RR: 2.72)294
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Graeme Wood), 2-126 (Kim Hughes), 3-178 (Rick Darling), 4-179 (Peter Toohey), 5-210 (Graham Yallop), 6-235 (John Maclean), 7-245 (Rodney Hogg), 8-276 (Geoff Dymock), 9-290 (Jim Higgs), 10-294 (Alan Hurst)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bob Willis923322.75---00
Ian Botham2838722.33---00
Mike Hendrick2445021.56---00
Geoff Miller1323712.13---00
John Emburey29105711.47---00
Graham Gooch511402.10---00
England 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Boycott lbw b Hogg011000.00
Mike Brearley (c) b Border531952162027.17
Derek Randall lbw b Hogg15049858213030.12
Graham Gooch c Wood b Higgs22981281022.44
David Gower c †Maclean b Hogg3468983050.00
Ian Botham c Wood b Higgs68890006.81
Geoff Miller lbw b Hogg1780961021.25
Bob Taylor not out 211131101018.58
John Emburey c Darling b Higgs1439491035.89
Bob Willis c Toohey b Higgs011000.00
Mike Hendrick c Toohey b Higgs71181063.63
Extras(b 5, lb 3, nb 14)22
TOTAL(146.6 Ov, RR: 2.35)346
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Geoff Boycott), 2-111 (Mike Brearley), 3-169 (Graham Gooch), 4-237 (David Gower), 5-267 (Ian Botham), 6-292 (Derek Randall), 7-307 (Geoff Miller), 8-334 (John Emburey), 9-334 (Bob Willis), 10-346 (Mike Hendrick)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Rodney Hogg28106741.79---00
Geoff Dymock1743501.54---00
Alan Hurst1934301.69---00
Jim Higgs59.61514851.85---00
Allan Border23113111.01---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 205 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Wood run out 2764752042.18
Rick Darling c Gooch b Hendrick1337511035.13
Kim Hughes c Emburey b Miller1540551037.50
Graham Yallop (c)c & b Hendrick1128008.33
Peter Toohey  b Miller550500010.00
Allan Border not out 451151019039.13
John Maclean c Botham b Miller0117000.00
Geoff Dymock  b Emburey0129000.00
Rodney Hogg c Botham b Emburey045000.00
Jim Higgs lbw b Emburey329240010.34
Alan Hurst  b Emburey02120000.00
Extras(lb 1, nb 1)2
TOTAL(49.2 Ov, RR: 2.25)111
Fall of wickets: 1-38 (Rick Darling), 2-44 (Graeme Wood), 3-45 (Graham Yallop), 4-59 (Kim Hughes), 5-74 (Peter Toohey), 6-76 (John Maclean), 7-85 (Geoff Dymock), 8-85 (Rodney Hogg), 9-105 (Jim Higgs), 10-111 (Alan Hurst)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bob Willis20803.00---00
Mike Hendrick1031721.27---00
John Emburey17.274642.00---00
Geoff Miller2073831.42---00
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossEngland, 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 3-1
Match numberTest no. 840
Match daysday(5-day match)
Umpires
Australia Image
Dick French
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Robin Bailhache
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 06 Jan - day 1 -Australia 1st innings 56/1 (Rick Darling 35*, Kim Hughes 15*, null ov)
Sun, 07 Jan - day 2 -Australia 1st innings 248/7 (Allan Border 31*, Geoff Dymock 0*, null ov)
Mon, 08 Jan - day 3 -England 2nd innings 133/2 (Derek Randall 65*, Graham Gooch 6*, null ov)
Tue, 09 Jan - rest day
Wed, 10 Jan - day 4 -England 2nd innings 304/6 (Geoff Miller 16*, Bob Taylor 3*, null ov)
Thu, 11 Jan - day 5 -Australia 2nd innings 111/10 (49.2 ov) - end of match