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ENG flag ENGWon toss. Elected to bowl
101 & 173
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359
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Overs: 75.2 RR: 2.30 vs spin: 2.55
vs seam: 2.10
Overs: 121.0 RR: 2.97 vs seam: 2.81
Thu 10/07/75 England v Australia, 1st Test, Edgbaston, Birmingham
AUSTRALIA WIN Australia won by an innings and 85 runs
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Australia - 1st Inns 359 (121.0; RR: 2.97)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
RB McCosker b Arnold 59 135 3 0 43.70
A Turner c Denness b Snow 37 96 4 0 38.54
IM Chappell c Fletcher b Snow 52 95 7 0 54.74
GS Chappell lbw b Old 0 8 0 0 0.00
R Edwards c Gooch b Old 56 163 5 0 34.36
KD Walters c Old b Greig 14 26 2 0 53.85
RW Marsh c Fletcher b Arnold 61 97 8 1 62.89
MHN Walker c Knott b Snow 7 22 0 0 31.82
JR Thomson c Arnold b Underwood 49 67 5 0 73.13
DK Lillee c Knott b Arnold 3 8 0 0 37.50
AA Mallett not out 3 19 0 0 15.79
Extras (1b, 8lb, 0w, 9nb) 18  
TOTAL 359 all out (121.0 overs; RR: 2.97)

Fall of wickets

80-1 (A Turner 0.0 ov), 126-2 (RB McCosker 0.0 ov), 135-3 (GS Chappell 0.0 ov), 161-4 (IM Chappell 0.0 ov), 186-5 (KD Walters 0.0 ov), 265-6 (RW Marsh 0.0 ov), 286-7 (MHN Walker 0.0 ov), 332-8 (R Edwards 0.0 ov), 343-9 (DK Lillee 0.0 ov), 359-10 (JR Thomson 121.0 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
GG Arnold 33.0 3 91 3 2.76 0 0
JA Snow 33.0 6 86 3 2.61 0 0
CM Old 33.0 7 111 2 3.36 0 0
AW Greig 15.0 2 43 1 2.87 0 0
DL Underwood 7.0 3 10 1 1.43 0 0

England - 1st Inns 101 (45.3; RR: 2.22)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
JH Edrich lbw b Lillee 34 123 2 0 27.64
DL Amiss c Thomson b Lillee 4 25 0 0 16.00
KWR Fletcher c Mallett b Walker 6 13 1 0 46.15
MH Denness c Chappell b Walker 3 26 0 0 11.54
GA Gooch c Marsh b Walker 0 3 0 0 0.00
AW Greig c Marsh b Walker 8 12 2 0 66.67
APE Knott b Lillee 14 21 2 0 66.67
DL Underwood b Lillee 10 22 1 0 45.45
CM Old c Chappell b Walker 13 26 2 0 50.00
JA Snow lbw b Lillee 0 3 0 0 0.00
GG Arnold not out 0 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (0b, 3lb, 5w, 1nb) 9  
TOTAL 101 all out (45.3 overs; RR: 2.22)

Fall of wickets

9-1 (DL Amiss 0.0 ov), 24-2 (KWR Fletcher 0.0 ov), 46-3 (MH Denness 0.0 ov), 46-4 (GA Gooch 0.0 ov), 54-5 (AW Greig 0.0 ov), 75-6 (APE Knott 0.0 ov), 78-7 (JH Edrich 0.0 ov), 87-8 (DL Underwood 0.0 ov), 97-9 (JA Snow 0.0 ov), 101-10 (CM Old 45.3 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
DK Lillee 15.0 8 15 5 1.00 0 0
JR Thomson 10.0 3 21 0 2.10 0 0
MHN Walker 17.3 5 48 5 2.82 0 0
AA Mallett 3.0 1 8 0 2.67 0 0

England - 2nd Inns 173 (75.2; RR: 2.30)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
JH Edrich c Marsh b Walker 5 17 1 0 29.41
DL Amiss c b Thomson 5 78 0 0 6.41
KWR Fletcher c Walters b Lillee 51 99 6 0 51.52
MH Denness b Thomson 8 23 0 0 34.78
GA Gooch c Marsh b Thomson 0 7 0 0 0.00
AW Greig c Marsh b Walker 7 26 1 0 26.92
APE Knott c McCosker b Thomson 38 125 4 0 30.40
CM Old c Walters b Lillee 7 22 0 0 31.82
JA Snow c Marsh b Thomson 34 40 4 1 85.00
DL Underwood b Mallett 3 14 0 0 21.43
GG Arnold not out 6 4 1 0 150.00
Extras (0b, 5lb, 2w, 2nb) 9  
TOTAL 173 all out (75.2 overs; RR: 2.30)

Fall of wickets

7-1 (JH Edrich 0.0 ov), 18-2 (MH Denness 0.0 ov), 20-3 (GA Gooch 0.0 ov), 52-4 (AW Greig 0.0 ov), 90-5 (KWR Fletcher 0.0 ov), 100-6 (CM Old 0.0 ov), 122-7 (DL Amiss 0.0 ov), 151-8 (APE Knott 0.0 ov), 167-9 (JA Snow 0.0 ov), 173-10 (DL Underwood 75.2 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
DK Lillee 20.0 8 45 2 2.25 0 0
MHN Walker 24.0 9 47 2 1.96 0 0
JR Thomson 18.0 8 38 5 2.11 0 0
AA Mallett 13.2 6 34 1 2.62 0 0

Match Info

Match

England v Australia at Birmingham, 1st Test

Date

Thursday July 10, 1975

Toss

England won the toss and elected to field

Time

11:00am BST

Venue

Edgbaston, Birmingham

Umpires

HD Bird, AE Fagg

England Team

Playing XI

JH Edrich, JA Snow, DL Underwood, DL Amiss, GG Arnold, APE Knott, KWR Fletcher, MH Denness, AW Greig, CM Old, GA Gooch

Australia Team

Playing XI

IM Chappell, KD Walters, AA Mallett, RW Marsh, GS Chappell, DK Lillee, R Edwards, JR Thomson, MHN Walker, RB McCosker, A Turner