England v Australia
Australia in British Isles 1968 (3rd Test)
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 11th, 12th, 13th, 15th, 16th July 1968 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresCS Elliott, H Yarnold
ScorersDK Sherwood (Australia), E Solomon (England)
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2England (1) 258/3 (Cowdrey 95*, Graveney 32*)
Close of play day 3Australia (1) 109/1 (Cowper 54*, Chappell 40*)
Close of play day 4Australia (2) 9/0 (Redpath 6*, Cowper 3*)
Bowler of the MatchEW Freeman, DL Underwood, R Illingworth
Batsman of the MatchIM Chappell, MC Cowdrey

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Edrichc Taber b Freeman8824528010-  
G Boycottlbw b Gleeson361481553-  
*MC Cowdreyb Freeman10424724415-  
KF Barringtonlbw b Freeman046--  
TW Graveneyb Connolly9622024310-  
BR Knightc Chappell b Connolly61212--  
+APE Knottb McKenzie42337--  
R Illingworthlbw b Gleeson2784892-  
DJ Brownb Connolly031--  
JA Snowc Connolly b Freeman1931362-  
DL Underwoodnot out1424271-  
Extras(4 b, 6 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)15
Total(all out, 172.5 overs)409
Fall of wickets:
1-80 (Boycott), 2-188 (Edrich), 3-189 (Barrington), 4-282 (Cowdrey), 5-293 (Knight), 6-323 (Knott), 7-374 (Graveney), 8-374 (Brown), 9-376 (Illingworth), 10-409 (Snow, 172.5 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie47   141151--
Connolly35   8843--
Gleeson46   19842--
Cowper7   1250--
Walters7   380--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WM Lawryretired hurt6661-  
IR Redpathb Brown0816--  
RM Cowperb Snow571281498-  
IM Chappellb Knight711801979-  
KD Waltersc and b Underwood461011265-  
AP Sheahanb Underwood416151-  
+HB Taberc Barrington b Illingworth1653502-  
EW Freemanb Illingworth615151-  
GD McKenzienot out02226--  
JW Gleesonc Illingworth b Underwood3148--  
AN Connollyb Illingworth062--  
Extras(1 b, 10 lb, 2 nb)13
Total(all out, 91 overs)222
Fall of wickets:
1-10 (Redpath), 2-121 (Cowper), 3-165 (Chappell), 4-176 (Sheahan), 5-213 (Taber), 6-213 (Walters), 7-219 (Freeman), 8-222 (Gleeson), 9-222 (Connolly, 91 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Snow17   3461--
Brown13   2441--
Knight14   2341--
Underwood25   9483--
Illingworth22   10373--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Edrichc Cowper b Freeman641041376-  
G Boycottc Taber b Connolly3187833-  
TW Graveneynot out3950674-  
BR Knightb Connolly123--  
+APE Knottnot out41081-  
*MC Cowdreydid not bat      
KF Barringtondid not bat      
R Illingworthdid not bat      
DJ Browndid not bat      
JA Snowdid not bat      
DL Underwooddid not bat      
Extras(2 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(3 wickets, declared, 42 overs)142
Fall of wickets:
1-57 (Boycott), 2-131 (Edrich), 3-134 (Knight)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie18   1570--
Freeman9   2231--
Connolly15   3592--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IR Redpathlbw b Snow2245572-  
RM Cowpernot out25861014-  
IM Chappellnot out1841422-  
*WM Lawrydid not bat      
KD Waltersdid not bat      
AP Sheahandid not bat      
+HB Taberdid not bat      
EW Freemandid not bat      
GD McKenziedid not bat      
JW Gleesondid not bat      
AN Connollydid not bat      
Extras(1 lb, 2 nb)3
Total(1 wicket, 28.2 overs)68
Fall of wickets:
1-44 (Redpath)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Snow9   1321--
Brown6   1150--
Underwood8   4140--

--> G Boycott (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 9
--> MC Cowdrey (1) passed 7000 runs in Test matches when he reached 60
--> R Illingworth (1) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 3
--> DL Underwood (1) passed his previous highest score of 12 in Test matches
--> RM Cowper (1) passed 2000 runs in Test matches when he reached 53
--> HB Taber made his debut in England in Test matches
--> EW Freeman made his debut in England in Test matches
--> EW Freeman achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches in the England first innings (previous best was 4-86)
--> DJ Brown reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when he dismissed IR Redpath, his 1st wicket in the Australia first innings
--> R Illingworth reached 1500 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed HB Taber, his 1st wicket in the Australia first innings
--> WM Lawry retired hurt in the Australia first innings having scored 6 (team score 6/0)

There was no play after 12:30pm on the final day.





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