result
6th Test, Sydney, Feb 10 - 14 1979, England tour of Australia
198 & 143
(10.2 ov, target 34)308 & 35/1
England won by 9 wickets
player of the match
Graham Yallop
Australia
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Wood c Botham b Hendrick1525302060.00
Andrew Hilditch run out 38180037.50
Kim Hughes c Botham b Willis1686992018.60
Graham Yallop (c)c Gower b Botham12121226713057.07
Peter Toohey c †Taylor b Botham837460021.62
Phil Carlson c Gooch b Botham2560040.00
Bruce Yardley  b Emburey715141046.66
Kevin Wright st †Taylor b Emburey31190027.27
Rodney Hogg c Emburey b Miller946471019.56
Jim Higgs not out 945521020.00
Alan Hurst  b Botham011000.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 2)5
TOTAL(60.7 Ov, RR: 3.25)198
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Andrew Hilditch), 2-19 (Graeme Wood), 3-67 (Kim Hughes), 4-101 (Peter Toohey), 5-109 (Phil Carlson), 6-116 (Bruce Yardley), 7-124 (Kevin Wright), 8-159 (Rodney Hogg), 9-198 (Graham Yallop), 10-198 (Alan Hurst)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bob Willis1144813.27---00
Mike Hendrick1222111.31---00
Ian Botham9.715744.32---00
John Emburey1834822.00---00
Geoff Miller931311.08---00
Geoff Boycott10604.50---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Boycott c Hilditch b Hurst1980911023.75
Mike Brearley (c)c Toohey b Higgs461482003031.08
Derek Randall lbw b Hogg79141077.77
Graham Gooch st †Wright b Higgs741361487154.41
David Gower c †Wright b Higgs651111416058.55
Ian Botham c Carlson b Yardley2353542043.39
Geoff Miller lbw b Hurst1884892021.42
Bob Taylor not out 361181602030.50
John Emburey c Hilditch b Hurst01820000.00
Bob Willis  b Higgs1063700015.87
Mike Hendrick c & b Yardley073000.00
Extras(b 3, lb 5, nb 2)10
TOTAL(103 Ov, RR: 2.99)308
Fall of wickets: 1-37 (Geoff Boycott), 2-46 (Derek Randall), 3-115 (Mike Brearley), 4-182 (Graham Gooch), 5-233 (Ian Botham), 6-247 (David Gower), 7-270 (Geoff Miller), 8-280 (John Emburey), 9-306 (Bob Willis), 10-308 (Mike Hendrick)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Rodney Hogg1864211.75---00
Alan Hurst2045832.17---00
Bruce Yardley25210523.15---00
Phil Carlson1012401.80---00
Jim Higgs3086941.72---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Wood c Willis b Miller2978963037.17
Andrew Hilditch c †Taylor b Hendrick11719005.88
Kim Hughes c Gooch b Emburey716261043.75
Graham Yallop (c)c †Taylor b Miller171201070014.16
Peter Toohey c Gooch b Emburey023000.00
Phil Carlson c Botham b Emburey021000.00
Bruce Yardley not out 611471603041.49
Kevin Wright c Boycott b Miller56255008.06
Rodney Hogg  b Miller725240028.00
Jim Higgs c Botham b Emburey2450050.00
Alan Hurst c & b Miller417161023.52
Extras(b 3, lb 6, nb 1)10
TOTAL(61.1 Ov, RR: 2.33)143
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Andrew Hilditch), 2-28 (Kim Hughes), 3-48 (Graeme Wood), 4-48 (Peter Toohey), 5-48 (Phil Carlson), 6-82 (Graham Yallop), 7-114 (Kevin Wright), 8-130 (Rodney Hogg), 9-136 (Jim Higgs), 10-143 (Alan Hurst)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bob Willis301503.75---00
Mike Hendrick732212.35---00
John Emburey2445241.62---00
Geoff Miller27.164451.21---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 34 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Boycott c Hughes b Higgs1352350025.00
Mike Brearley (c)not out 2030392066.66
Derek Randall not out 022000.00
Extras(nb 2)2
TOTAL(10.2 Ov, RR: 3.41)35/1
Fall of wickets: 1-31 (Geoff Boycott)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bruce Yardley5.202103.00---00
Jim Higgs511211.80---00
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season1978/79
Player Of The Match
Graham Yallop
Graham Yallop
Series resultEngland won the 6-match series 5-1
Match numberTest no. 846
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Andrew Hilditch
Andrew Hilditch
Umpires
Australia Image
Donald Weser
Australia Image
Tony Crafter
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 10 Feb - day 1 -England 1st innings 24/0 (Geoff Boycott 6*, Mike Brearley 18*, null ov)
Sun, 11 Feb - day 2 -England 1st innings 216/4 (David Gower 47*, Ian Botham 17*, null ov)
Mon, 12 Feb - day 3 -Australia 2nd innings 70/5 (Graham Yallop 13*, Bruce Yardley 16*, null ov)
Tue, 13 Feb - rest day
Wed, 14 Feb - day 4 -England 2nd innings 35/1 (10.2 ov) - end of match