Australia v England
Marylebone Cricket Club in Australia and New Zealand 1965/66 (1st Test)
VenueBrisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane on 10th, 11th, 13th, 14th, 15th December 1965 (5-day match)
Balls per over8
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresCJ Egar, LP Rowan
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 79/1 (Lawry 40*, Cowper 20*)
Close of play day 2No play
Close of play day 3Australia (1) 384/5 (Walters 119*, Veivers 39*)
Close of play day 4England (1) 197/5 (Barrington 44*, Titmus 0*)

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WM Lawryc Parks b Higgs16640639823- 
IR Redpathb Brown1773851- 
RM Cowperc Barrington b Brown2299833- 
PJP Burgeb Brown043-- 
*BC Boothc and b Titmus1665533- 
KD Waltersc Parks b Higgs155315322112 
TR Veiversnot out561291456- 
NJN Hawkenot out61514-- 
PI Philpottdid not bat      
+ATW Groutdid not bat      
PJ Allandid not bat      
Extras(2 lb, 3 nb)5
Total(6 wickets, declared, 137 overs)443
Fall of wickets:
1-51 (Redpath), 2-90 (Cowper), 3-90 (Burge), 4-125 (Booth), 5-312 (Lawry), 6-431 (Walters)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brown21   4713--
Higgs30   61022--
Titmus38   9991--
Allen39   121080--
Barber5   0420--
Boycott4   0160--

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RW Barberc Walters b Hawke510101- 
G Boycottb Philpott451221366- 
JH Edrichc Lawry b Philpott32981083- 
KF Barringtonb Hawke531731872- 
*MJK Smithb Allan1654383- 
+JM Parksc Redpath b Philpott52666843 
FJ Titmusst Grout b Philpott601461606- 
DA Allenc Cowper b Walters31524-- 
DJ Brownb Philpott32224-- 
K Higgslbw b Allan429291- 
WE Russellnot out01017-- 
Extras(4 b, 3 nb)7
Total(all out, 93.1 overs)280
Fall of wickets:
1-5 (Barber), 2-75 (Edrich), 3-86 (Boycott), 4-115 (Smith), 5-191 (Parks), 6-221 (Barrington), 7-232 (Allen), 8-253 (Brown), 9-272 (Higgs), 10-280 (Titmus, 93.1 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Allan21   6582--
Hawke16   7442--
Walters10   1251--
Cowper7   470--
Veivers11   1490--

England second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
RW Barberc Veivers b Walters34374531 
G Boycottnot out632122053- 
JH Edrichc Veivers b Philpott37716731 
KF Barringtonc Booth b Cowper38435411 
*MJK Smithnot out102936-- 
+JM Parksdid not bat      
FJ Titmusdid not bat      
DA Allendid not bat      
DJ Browndid not bat      
K Higgsdid not bat      
WE Russelldid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb)4
Total(3 wickets, 50 overs)186
Fall of wickets:
1-46 (Barber), 2-114 (Edrich), 3-168 (Barrington)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Allan3   0250--
Hawke10   2160--
Walters5   1221--
Philpott14   1621--
Veivers12   0370--
Cowper6   0201--

--> RM Cowper (1) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 11
--> KD Walters made his debut in Test matches
--> PJ Allan made his debut in Test matches
--> RW Barber (2) passed 14500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 27
--> PI Philpott achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed FJ Titmus in the England first innings (previous best was 4-49)





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