Test Match - Australia v England - Melbourne Standard Scorecard   
Match Date 26th December, 1974  
Series 1974-1975 Australia v England - 3rd Test
Test # 749
Venue Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Match Conditions Day Match  
Toss Australia
Result Match drawn
Player of Match No Award

England 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Dennis Amiss c Walters b Lillee 4  8  0  0 50.00  1.65%
David Lloyd c Mallett b Thomson 14  91  1  0 15.38  5.79%
Colin Cowdrey lbw b Thomson 35  171  3  0 20.47  14.46%
John Edrich c †Marsh b Mallett 49  124  3  0 39.52  20.25%
Michael Denness* c †Marsh b Mallett 8  40  0  0 20.00  3.31%
Tony Greig run out 28  62  4  0 45.16  11.57%
Alan Knott b Thomson 52  119  2  0 43.70  21.49%
Fred Titmus c Mallett b Lillee 10  45  0  0 22.22  4.13%
Derek Underwood c †Marsh b Walker 9  23  1  0 39.13  3.72%
Bob Willis c Walters b Thomson 13  15  2  0 86.67  5.37%
Mike Hendrick not out 8  18  2  0 44.44  3.31%
Extras (lb 2, w 1, nb 9) 12  
Total All Out   (88.4 overs @ 2.73 rpo) 242  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-4  Amiss   2-34  Lloyd   3-110  Cowdrey   4-110  Edrich   
5-141  Denness   6-157  Greig   7-176  Titmus   8-213  Underwood   
9-232  Willis   10-242  Knott   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
Dennis Lillee 20.0 2 70 2 3.50  20.00%
Jeff Thomson 22.4 4 72 4 3.18  40.00%
Max Walker 24.0 10 36 1 1.50  10.00%
Doug Walters 7.0 2 15 0 2.14
Ashley Mallett 15.0 3 37 2 2.47  20.00%
 
Australia 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Ian Redpath c †Knott b Greig 55  185  4  0 29.73  22.82%
Walter Edwards c Denness b Willis 29  123  4  0 23.58  12.03%
Greg Chappell c Greig b Willis 2  6  0  0 33.33  0.83%
Ross Edwards c Cowdrey b Titmus 1  6  0  0 16.67  0.41%
Doug Walters c Lloyd b Greig 36  73  3  0 49.32  14.94%
Ian Chappell* lbw b Willis 36  89  6  0 40.45  14.94%
Rod Marsh c †Knott b Titmus 44  130  3  0 33.85  18.26%
Max Walker c †Knott b Willis 30  109  2  0 27.52  12.45%
Dennis Lillee not out 2  6  0  0 33.33  0.83%
Ashley Mallett run out 0  6  0  0 0.00
Jeff Thomson b Willis 2  6  0  0 33.33  0.83%
Extras (b 2, lb 2) 4  
Total All Out   (92.3 overs @ 2.61 rpo) 241  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-65  WJ Edwards   2-67  GS Chappell   3-68  R Edwards   4-121  Walters   
5-126  Redpath   6-173  IM Chappell   7-237  Marsh   8-237  Walker   
9-238  Mallett   10-241  Thomson   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
Bob Willis 21.7 4 61 5 2.75  50.00%
Mike Hendrick 2.6 1 8 0 2.67
Derek Underwood 22.0 6 62 0 2.82
Tony Greig 24.0 2 63 2 2.63  20.00%
Fred Titmus 22.0 11 43 2 1.95  20.00%
 
England 2nd Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Dennis Amiss c IM Chappell b Mallett 90  174  6  0 51.72  36.89%
David Lloyd c & b Mallett 44  83  4  0 53.01  18.03%
Colin Cowdrey c GS Chappell b Lillee 8  26  0  0 30.77  3.28%
John Edrich c †Marsh b Thomson 4  19  0  0 21.05  1.64%
Michael Denness* c IM Chappell b Thomson 2  12  0  0 16.67  0.82%
Tony Greig c GS Chappell b Lillee 60  132  5  1 45.45  24.59%
Alan Knott c †Marsh b Thomson 4  11  0  0 36.36  1.64%
Fred Titmus b Mallett 0  24  0  0 0.00
Derek Underwood c IM Chappell b Mallett 4  5  1  0 80.00  1.64%
Bob Willis b Thomson 15  65  2  0 23.08  6.15%
Mike Hendrick not out 0  3  0  0 0.00
Extras (b 2, lb 9, w 2) 13  
Total All Out   (69.0 overs @ 3.54 rpo) 244  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-115  Lloyd   2-134  Cowdrey   3-152  Edrich   4-156  Denness   
5-158  Amiss   6-165  Knott   7-178  Titmus   8-182  Underwood   
9-238  Greig   10-244  Willis   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
Dennis Lillee 17.0 3 55 2 3.24  20.00%
Jeff Thomson 17.0 1 71 4 4.18  40.00%
Max Walker 11.0 0 45 0 4.09
Ashley Mallett 24.0 6 60 4 2.50  40.00%
 
Australia 2nd Innings (target 246) R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Ian Redpath run out 39  169  1  0 23.08  16.39%
Walter Edwards lbw b Greig 0  6  0  0 0.00
Ian Chappell* lbw b Willis 0  5  0  0 0.00
Greg Chappell lbw b Titmus 61  137  4  0 44.53  25.63%
Ross Edwards c Lloyd b Titmus 10  21  1  0 47.62  4.20%
Doug Walters c Denness b Greig 32  60  2  0 53.33  13.45%
Rod Marsh c †Knott b Greig 40  118  2  0 33.90  16.81%
Max Walker not out 23  101  0  0 22.77  9.66%
Dennis Lillee c Denness b Greig 14  28  1  0 50.00  5.88%
Ashley Mallett not out 0  1  0  0 0.00
Jeff Thomson              
Extras (b 6, lb 9, nb 4) 19  
Total 8 wickets   (80.0 overs @ 2.98 rpo) 238  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-4  WJ Edwards   2-5  IM Chappell   3-106  GS Chappell   4-120  R Edwards   
5-121  Redpath   6-171  Walters   7-208  Marsh   8-235  Lillee   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
Bob Willis 14.0 2 56 1 4.00  10.00%
Derek Underwood 19.0 7 43 0 2.26
Tony Greig 18.0 2 56 4 3.11  40.00%
Fred Titmus 29.0 10 64 2 2.21  20.00%
 
End of Day Status (Rest days excluded)
Day 1 - England 1st innings 176/7 (APE Knott 18*)
Day 2 - Australia 1st innings 63/0 (IR Redpath 34*, WJ Edwards 28*)
Day 3 - England 2nd innings 1/0 (DL Amiss 1*, D Lloyd 0*)
Day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 4/0 (IR Redpath 0*, WJ Edwards 0*)
Day 5 - Australia 2nd Innings 238/8, 80.0 overs - end of match