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Australia v England
Marylebone Cricket Club in Australia and New Zealand 1974/75 (6th Test)
VenueMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on 8th, 9th, 10th, 12th, 13th February 1975 (5-day match)
Balls per over8
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEngland won by an innings and 4 runs
UmpiresRC Bailhache, TF Brooks
Close of play day 1England (1) 15/1 (Cowdrey 5*, Edrich 6*)
Close of play day 2England (1) 273/3 (Denness 133*, Fletcher 56*)
Close of play day 3Australia (2) 32/0 (Redpath 10*, McCosker 22*)
Close of play day 4Australia (2) 274/3 (GS Chappell 39*, Edwards 9*)

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IR Redpathc Greig b Lever12335-- 
RB McCoskerc Greig b Lever049-- 
*IM Chappellc Knott b Old651051497- 
GS Chappellc Denness b Lever11424-- 
R Edwardsc Amiss b Lever0511-- 
KD Waltersc Edrich b Old1217302- 
+RW Marshb Old2945655- 
MHN Walkernot out2045721- 
DK Lilleec Knott b Lever1217382- 
AA Mallettb Lever712141- 
G Dymockc Knott b Greig01010-- 
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)5
Total(all out, 241 minutes, 36.7 overs)152
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (McCosker), 2-5 (Redpath), 3-19 (GS Chappell), 4-23 (Edwards), 5-50 (Walters), 6-104 (IM Chappell), 7-115 (Marsh), 8-141 (Lillee), 9-149 (Mallett), 10-152 (Dymock, 36.7 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Arnold6   2240--
Lever11   2386--
Old11   0503--
Greig8.71351--

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DL Amisslbw b Lillee043-- 
MC Cowdreyc Marsh b Walker735431- 
JH Edrichc IM Chappell b Walker701642123- 
*MH Dennessc and b Walker18844849217- 
KWR Fletcherc Redpath b Walker14642444611- 
AW Greigc sub (TJ Jenner) b Walker899412213- 
+APE Knottc Marsh b Walker56141- 
CM Oldb Dymock035-- 
DL Underwoodb Walker1118261- 
GG Arnoldc Marsh b Walker022-- 
P Levernot out61418-- 
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 696 minutes, 151.2 overs)529
Fall of wickets:
1-4 (Amiss), 2-18 (Cowdrey), 3-167 (Edrich), 4-359 (Denness), 5-507 (Greig), 6-507 (Fletcher), 7-508 (Old), 8-514 (Knott), 9-514 (Arnold), 10-529 (Underwood, 151.2 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lillee6   2171--
Walker42.271438--
Dymock39   61301--
Walters23   3860--
Mallett29   8960--
IM Chappell12   1500--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IR Redpathc Amiss b Greig8327233510- 
RB McCoskerc Cowdrey b Arnold761081557- 
*IM Chappellc Knott b Greig501521506- 
GS Chappellb Lever10217722911- 
R Edwardsc Knott b Arnold186077-- 
KD Waltersb Arnold31313-- 
+RW Marshc Denness b Lever11115-- 
MHN Walkerc and b Greig1752751- 
AA Mallettc Edrich b Greig017-- 
G Dymockc Knott b Lever01026-- 
DK Lilleenot out064-- 
Extras(9 b, 5 lb, 5 nb, 4 w)23
Total(all out, 573 minutes, 106.7 overs)373
Fall of wickets:
1-111 (McCosker), 2-215 (IM Chappell), 3-248 (Redpath), 4-289 (Edwards), 5-297 (Walters), 6-306 (Marsh), 7-367 (Walker), 8-373 (GS Chappell), 9-373 (Dymock), 10-373 (Mallett, 106.7 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Arnold23   6833--
Lever16   1653--
Old18   1750--
Underwood18   5390--
Greig31.77884--

Notes
--> MH Denness (1) passed his previous highest score of 118 in Test matches
--> MH Denness (1) passed his previous highest score of 178 in first-class matches
--> KWR Fletcher (1) passed 2500 runs in Test matches when he reached 62
--> GS Chappell (2) passed 13500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> P Lever achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed AA Mallett in the Australia first innings (previous best was 5-70)
--> CM Old reached 450 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed IM Chappell, his 2nd wicket in the Australia first innings
--> MHN Walker achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches when he dismissed GG Arnold in the England first innings (previous best was 6-15)
--> MHN Walker achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed GG Arnold in the England first innings (previous best was 6-15)

 

 

 

 

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