Test Match #637 Hide Percentages    Printable Scorecard     
1968 England v Australia - 1st Test
Old Trafford, Manchester
6th June, 1968
 
England 165 & 253
Australia 357 & 220
Australia won by 159 runs

 
Australia   1st Innings
 
BATTING
 
R
 
BF
 
4s
 
6s
 
SR
 
% Total
Bill Lawry* c Boycott b Barber 81  155  7  2 52.26 22.69%
Ian Redpath lbw b Snow 8  35  1  0 22.86 2.24%
Robert Cowper b Snow 0  2  0  0 0.00
Doug Walters lbw b Barber 81  140  13  0 57.86 22.69%
Paul Sheahan c D'Oliveira b Snow 88  210  7  0 41.90 24.65%
Ian Chappell run out 73  151  5  0 48.34 20.45%
Barry Jarman c & b Higgs 12  47  1  0 25.53 3.36%
Neil Hawke c †Knott b Snow 5  17  0  0 29.41 1.40%
Graham McKenzie c Cowdrey b D'Oliveira 0  9  0  0 0.00
John Gleeson c †Knott b Higgs 0  13  0  0 0.00
Alan Connolly not out 0  6  0  0 0.00
Extras (lb 7, nb 2) 9  
Total All Out   (130.3 overs @ 2.74 rpo) 357
Fall of Wickets
 
1-29 Ian Redpath, 2-29 Robert Cowper, 3-173 Doug Walters, 4-174 Bill Lawry,
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5-326 Ian Chappell, 6-341 Paul Sheahan, 7-351 Neil Hawke, 8-353 Graham McKenzie,
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9-357 Barry Jarman, 10-357 John Gleeson
 
BOWLING
 
O
 
M
 
R
 
W
 
ER
 
% Wickets
John Snow 34.0 5 97 4 2.85 40.00
Ken Higgs 35.3 11 80 2 2.25 20.00
Basil D'Oliveira 25.0 11 38 1 1.52 10.00
Patrick Pocock 25.0 5 77 0 3.08
Bob Barber 11.0 0 56 2 5.09 20.00
 
 
England   1st Innings
 
BATTING
 
R
 
BF
 
4s
 
6s
 
SR
 
% Total
John Edrich run out 49  176  3  1 27.84 29.70%
Geoff Boycott c †Jarman b Cowper 35  191  1  0 18.32 21.21%
Colin Cowdrey* c Lawry b McKenzie 4  28  0  0 14.29 2.42%
Tom Graveney c McKenzie b Cowper 2  3  0  0 66.67 1.21%
Dennis Amiss c Cowper b McKenzie 0  10  0  0 0.00
Bob Barber c Sheahan b McKenzie 20  82  1  0 24.39 12.12%
Basil D'Oliveira b Connolly 9  38  2  0 23.68 5.45%
Alan Knott c McKenzie b Cowper 5  37  1  0 13.51 3.03%
John Snow not out 18  28  1  1 64.29 10.91%
Ken Higgs lbw b Cowper 2  16  0  0 12.50 1.21%
Patrick Pocock c Redpath b Gleeson 6  17  1  0 35.29 3.64%
Extras (b 9, lb 3, w 3) 15  
Total All Out   (104.3 overs @ 1.58 rpo) 165
Fall of Wickets
 
1-86 John Edrich, 2-87 Geoff Boycott, 3-89 Tom Graveney, 4-90 Dennis Amiss,
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5-97 Colin Cowdrey, 6-120 Basil D'Oliveira, 7-137 Alan Knott, 8-137 Bob Barber,
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9-144 Ken Higgs, 10-165 Patrick Pocock
 
BOWLING
 
O
 
M
 
R
 
W
 
ER
 
% Wickets
Graham McKenzie 28.0 11 33 3 1.18 30.00
Neil Hawke 15.0 7 18 0 1.20
Alan Connolly 28.0 15 26 1 0.93 10.00
John Gleeson 6.3 2 21 1 3.23 10.00
Robert Cowper 26.0 11 48 4 1.85 40.00
Ian Chappell 1.0 0 4 0 4.00
 
 
Australia   2nd Innings
 
BATTING
 
R
 
BF
 
4s
 
6s
 
SR
 
% Total
Bill Lawry* c Pocock b D'Oliveira 16  50  0  0 32.00 7.27%
Ian Redpath lbw b Snow 8  39  1  0 20.51 3.64%
Robert Cowper c & b Pocock 37  111  4  0 33.33 16.82%
Doug Walters lbw b Pocock 86  189  5  1 45.50 39.09%
Paul Sheahan c Graveney b Pocock 8  14  2  0 57.14 3.64%
Ian Chappell c †Knott b Pocock 9  26  0  1 34.62 4.09%
Barry Jarman b Pocock 41  65  5  1 63.08 18.64%
Neil Hawke c Edrich b Pocock 0  2  0  0 0.00
Graham McKenzie c Snow b Barber 0  10  0  0 0.00
John Gleeson run out 2  13  0  0 15.38 0.91%
Alan Connolly not out 2  9  0  0 22.22 0.91%
Extras (b 2, lb 9) 11  
Total All Out   (88.0 overs @ 2.50 rpo) 220
Fall of Wickets
 
1-24 Ian Redpath, 2-24 Bill Lawry, 3-106 Robert Cowper, 4-122 Paul Sheahan,
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5-140 Ian Chappell, 6-211 Doug Walters, 7-211 Neil Hawke, 8-214 Barry Jarman,
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9-214 Graham McKenzie, 10-220 John Gleeson
 
BOWLING
 
O
 
M
 
R
 
W
 
ER
 
% Wickets
John Snow 17.0 2 51 1 3.00 10.00
Ken Higgs 23.0 8 41 0 1.78
Basil D'Oliveira 5.0 3 7 1 1.40 10.00
Patrick Pocock 33.0 10 79 6 2.39 60.00
Bob Barber 10.0 1 31 1 3.10 10.00
 
 
England   2nd Innings  (target 413)
 
BATTING
 
R
 
BF
 
4s
 
6s
 
SR
 
% Total
John Edrich c †Jarman b Cowper 38  119  4  0 31.93 15.02%
Geoff Boycott c Redpath b McKenzie 11  10  2  0 110.00 4.35%
Colin Cowdrey* c †Jarman b McKenzie 11  18  2  0 61.11 4.35%
Tom Graveney c †Jarman b Gleeson 33  109  4  0 30.28 13.04%
Dennis Amiss b Cowper 0  9  0  0 0.00
Bob Barber c Cowper b Hawke 46  116  4  0 39.66 18.18%
Basil D'Oliveira not out 87  188  13  1 46.28 34.39%
Alan Knott lbw b Connolly 4  27  0  0 14.81 1.58%
John Snow c Lawry b Connolly 2  15  0  0 13.33 0.79%
Ken Higgs c †Jarman b Gleeson 0  5  0  0 0.00
Patrick Pocock lbw b Gleeson 10  44  2  0 22.73 3.95%
Extras (b 5, lb 6) 11  
Total All Out   (110.0 overs @ 2.30 rpo) 253
Fall of Wickets
 
1-13 Geoff Boycott, 2-25 Colin Cowdrey, 3-91 John Edrich, 4-91 Dennis Amiss,
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5-105 Tom Graveney, 6-185 Bob Barber, 7-214 Alan Knott, 8-218 John Snow,
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9-219 Ken Higgs, 10-253 Patrick Pocock
 
BOWLING
 
O
 
M
 
R
 
W
 
ER
 
% Wickets
Graham McKenzie 18.0 3 52 2 2.89 20.00
Neil Hawke 8.0 4 15 1 1.88 10.00
Alan Connolly 13.0 4 35 2 2.69 20.00
John Gleeson 30.0 14 44 3 1.47 30.00
Robert Cowper 39.0 12 82 2 2.10 20.00
Ian Chappell 2.0 0 14 0 7.00
 
MATCH INFORMATION
Venue Old Trafford, Manchester
Toss Australia won the toss and elected to bat
Series 1968 England v Australia  (The Ashes) - 1st Test
Match No. Test #637
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END OF DAY STATUS (Rest days excluded)
Day 1 - Australia 1st innings 319/4 (AP Sheahan 74*, IM Chappell 68*)
Day 2 - England 1st innings 60/0 (JH Edrich 32*, G Boycott 26*)
Day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 60/2 (RM Cowper 14*, KD Walters 19*)
Day 4 - England 2nd innings 152/5 (RW Barber 29*, BL D'Oliveira 21*)
Day 5 - England 2nd Innings 253, 110.0 overs - end of match

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