result
3rd Test, Melbourne, Feb 1 - 6 1980, England tour of Australia
306 & 273
(38.4 ov, target 103)477 & 103/2
Australia won by 8 wickets
player of the match
Dennis Lillee
Australia
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graham Gooch run out 9919323810051.29
Geoff Boycott c Mallett b Dymock441241472035.48
Wayne Larkins c GS Chappell b Pascoe2562792040.32
David Gower lbw b Lillee01819000.00
Peter Willey lbw b Pascoe19160011.11
Ian Botham c †Marsh b Lillee821291038.09
Mike Brearley (c)not out 601862332032.25
Bob Taylor  b Lillee2375851030.66
Derek Underwood c IM Chappell b Lillee318140016.66
John Lever  b Lillee2268901032.35
Bob Willis c GS Chappell b Lillee410130040.00
Extras(b 1, lb 2, nb 14)17
TOTAL(128.1 Ov, RR: 2.38)306
Fall of wickets: 1-116 (Geoff Boycott), 2-170 (Wayne Larkins), 3-175 (Graham Gooch), 4-177 (David Gower), 5-177 (Peter Willey), 6-192 (Ian Botham), 7-238 (Bob Taylor), 8-242 (Derek Underwood), 9-296 (John Lever), 10-306 (Bob Willis)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dennis Lillee33.196061.80---00
Geoff Dymock2865411.92---00
Ashley Mallett35910402.97---00
Len Pascoe3277122.21---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Rick McCosker c Botham b Underwood3373882045.20
Bruce Laird c Gower b Underwood742162597034.25
Ian Chappell c & b Underwood751511946049.66
Kim Hughes c Underwood b Botham1549682030.61
Allan Border c & b Lever631532086041.17
Greg Chappell (c)c Larkins b Lever11421228814053.77
Rod Marsh c Botham b Lever1775922022.66
Dennis Lillee c Willey b Lever829551027.58
Geoff Dymock  b Botham1974910025.67
Ashley Mallett lbw b Botham2554744046.29
Len Pascoe not out 1480025.00
Extras(b 13, lb 12, nb 7, w 1)33
TOTAL(179.5 Ov, RR: 2.65)477
Fall of wickets: 1-52 (Rick McCosker), 2-179 (Bruce Laird), 3-196 (Ian Chappell), 4-219 (Kim Hughes), 5-345 (Allan Border), 6-411 (Rod Marsh), 7-421 (Greg Chappell), 8-432 (Dennis Lillee), 9-465 (Geoff Dymock), 10-477 (Ashley Mallett)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
John Lever531511142.09---00
Ian Botham39.51510532.63---00
Bob Willis2146102.90---00
Derek Underwood531913132.47---00
Peter Willey1323602.76---00
England 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graham Gooch  b Mallett511131266045.13
Geoff Boycott  b Lillee735370020.00
Wayne Larkins lbw b Pascoe314240021.42
David Gower  b Lillee1115191073.33
Peter Willey c †Marsh b Lillee2570040.00
Mike Brearley (c)c Border b Pascoe1031401032.25
Ian Botham not out 11921322415055.86
Bob Taylor c Border b Lillee3262903051.61
Derek Underwood  b Pascoe033000.00
John Lever c †Marsh b Lillee12651051018.46
Bob Willis c GS Chappell b Pascoe28110025.00
Extras(b 2, lb 12, nb 10)24
TOTAL(91.5 Ov, RR: 2.97)273
Fall of wickets: 1-25 (Geoff Boycott), 2-46 (Wayne Larkins), 3-64 (David Gower), 4-67 (Peter Willey), 5-88 (Graham Gooch), 6-92 (Mike Brearley), 7-178 (Bob Taylor), 8-179 (Derek Underwood), 9-268 (John Lever), 10-273 (Bob Willis)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dennis Lillee3367852.36---00
Geoff Dymock1123002.72---00
Ashley Mallett1414513.21---00
Len Pascoe29.538042.68---00
Allan Border401604.00---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 103 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Rick McCosker lbw b Botham23449005.88
Bruce Laird c Boycott b Underwood2595961026.31
Ian Chappell not out 2662990041.93
Greg Chappell (c)not out 4043526093.02
Extras(lb 8, nb 2)10
TOTAL(38.4 Ov, RR: 2.66)103/2
Fall of wickets: 1-20 (Rick McCosker), 2-42 (Bruce Laird)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
John Lever7.431802.34---00
Ian Botham1251811.50---00
Bob Willis53801.60---00
Derek Underwood1424913.50---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season1979/80
Player Of The Match
Dennis Lillee
Dennis Lillee
Player Of The Series
Dennis Lillee
Dennis Lillee
Series resultAustralia won the 3-match series 3-0
Match numberTest no. 872
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Wayne Larkins
Wayne Larkins
Umpires
Australia Image
Peter Cronin
Australia Image
Robin Bailhache
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 01 Feb - day 1 - England 1st innings 231/6 (Mike Brearley 19*, Bob Taylor 21*)
Sat, 02 Feb - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 155/1 (Bruce Laird 63*, Ian Chappell 53*)
Sun, 03 Feb - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 399/5 (Greg Chappell 99*, Rod Marsh 13*)
Mon, 04 Feb - rest day
Tue, 05 Feb - day 4 - England 2nd innings 157/6 (Ian Botham 30*, Bob Taylor 28*)
Wed, 06 Feb - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 103/2 (38.4 ov) - end of match