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477 & 103-2
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306 & 273
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Overs: 38.4 RR: 2.66 vs spin: 2.77
vs seam: 2.41
Overs: 91.5 RR: 2.97 vs spin: 3.39
vs seam: 2.55
Fri 01/02/80 Australia v England, 3rd Test, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
AUSTRALIA WIN Australia won by 8 wickets
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England - 1st Inns 306 (128.1; RR: 2.39)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
GA Gooch run out 99 193 10 0 51.30
G Boycott c Mallett b Dymock 44 124 2 0 35.48
W Larkins c Chappell b Pascoe 25 62 2 0 40.32
DI Gower lbw b Lillee 0 18 0 0 0.00
P Willey lbw b Pascoe 1 9 0 0 11.11
IT Botham c Marsh b Lillee 8 21 1 0 38.10
JM Brearley not out 60 186 2 0 32.26
RW Taylor b Lillee 23 75 1 0 30.67
DL Underwood c Chappell b Lillee 3 18 0 0 16.67
JK Lever b Lillee 22 68 1 0 32.35
RGD Willis c Chappell b Lillee 4 10 0 0 40.00
Extras (1b, 2lb, 0w, 14nb) 17  
TOTAL 306 all out (128.1 overs; RR: 2.39)

Fall of wickets

116-1 (G Boycott 0.0 ov), 170-2 (W Larkins 0.0 ov), 175-3 (GA Gooch 0.0 ov), 177-4 (DI Gower 0.0 ov), 177-5 (P Willey 0.0 ov), 192-6 (IT Botham 0.0 ov), 238-7 (RW Taylor 0.0 ov), 242-8 (DL Underwood 0.0 ov), 296-9 (JK Lever 0.0 ov), 306-10 (RGD Willis 128.1 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
DK Lillee 33.1 9 60 6 1.82 0 0
G Dymock 28.0 6 54 1 1.93 0 0
AA Mallett 35.0 9 104 0 2.97 0 0
LS Pascoe 32.0 7 71 2 2.22 0 0

Australia - 1st Inns 477 (179.5; RR: 2.65)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
RB McCosker c Botham b Underwood 33 73 2 0 45.21
BM Laird c Gower b Underwood 74 216 7 0 34.26
IM Chappell c & b Underwood 75 151 6 0 49.67
KJ Hughes c Underwood b Botham 15 49 2 0 30.61
AR Border c & b Lever 63 153 6 0 41.18
GS Chappell c Larkins b Lever 114 212 14 0 53.77
RW Marsh c Botham b Lever 17 75 2 0 22.67
DK Lillee c Willey b Lever 8 29 1 0 27.59
G Dymock b Botham 19 74 0 0 25.68
AA Mallett lbw b Botham 25 54 4 0 46.30
LS Pascoe not out 1 4 0 0 25.00
Extras (13b, 12lb, 1w, 7nb) 33  
TOTAL 477 all out (179.5 overs; RR: 2.65)

Fall of wickets

52-1 (RB McCosker 0.0 ov), 179-2 (BM Laird 0.0 ov), 196-3 (IM Chappell 0.0 ov), 219-4 (KJ Hughes 0.0 ov), 345-5 (AR Border 0.0 ov), 411-6 (RW Marsh 0.0 ov), 421-7 (GS Chappell 0.0 ov), 432-8 (DK Lillee 0.0 ov), 465-9 (G Dymock 0.0 ov), 477-10 (AA Mallett 179.5 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
JK Lever 53.0 15 111 4 2.09 0 0
IT Botham 39.5 15 105 3 2.69 0 0
RGD Willis 21.0 4 61 0 2.90 0 0
DL Underwood 53.0 19 131 3 2.47 0 0
P Willey 13.0 2 36 0 2.77 0 0

England - 2nd Inns 273 (91.5; RR: 2.97)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
GA Gooch b Mallett 51 113 6 0 45.13
G Boycott b Lillee 7 35 0 0 20.00
W Larkins lbw b Pascoe 3 14 0 0 21.43
DI Gower b Lillee 11 15 1 0 73.33
P Willey c Marsh b Lillee 2 5 0 0 40.00
JM Brearley c Border b Pascoe 10 31 1 0 32.26
IT Botham not out 119 213 15 0 55.87
RW Taylor c Border b Lillee 32 62 3 0 51.61
DL Underwood b Pascoe 0 3 0 0 0.00
JK Lever c Marsh b Lillee 12 65 1 0 18.46
RGD Willis c Chappell b Pascoe 2 8 0 0 25.00
Extras (2b, 12lb, 0w, 10nb) 24  
TOTAL 273 all out (91.5 overs; RR: 2.97)

Fall of wickets

25-1 (G Boycott 0.0 ov), 46-2 (W Larkins 0.0 ov), 64-3 (DI Gower 0.0 ov), 67-4 (P Willey 0.0 ov), 88-5 (GA Gooch 0.0 ov), 92-6 (JM Brearley 0.0 ov), 178-7 (RW Taylor 0.0 ov), 179-8 (DL Underwood 0.0 ov), 268-9 (JK Lever 0.0 ov), 273-10 (RGD Willis 91.5 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
DK Lillee 33.0 6 78 5 2.36 0 0
G Dymock 11.0 2 30 0 2.73 0 0
LS Pascoe 29.5 3 80 4 2.76 0 0
AA Mallett 14.0 1 45 1 3.21 0 0
AR Border 4.0 0 16 0 4.00 0 0

Australia - 2nd Inns 103-2 (38.4; RR: 2.66)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
RB McCosker lbw b Botham 2 34 0 0 5.88
BM Laird c Boycott b Underwood 25 95 1 0 26.32
IM Chappell not out 26 62 0 0 41.94
GS Chappell not out 40 43 6 0 93.02
KJ Hughes  
AR Border  
RW Marsh  
DK Lillee  
G Dymock  
AA Mallett  
LS Pascoe  
Extras (0b, 8lb, 0w, 2nb) 10  
TOTAL 103-2 (38.4 overs; RR: 2.66)

Fall of wickets

20-1 (RB McCosker 0.0 ov), 42-2 (BM Laird 0.0 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
RGD Willis 5.0 3 8 0 1.60 0 0
IT Botham 12.0 5 18 1 1.50 0 0
DL Underwood 14.0 2 49 1 3.50 0 0
JK Lever 7.4 3 18 0 2.57 0 0

Match Info

Match

Australia v England at Melbourne, 3rd Test

Date

Friday February 1, 1980

Toss

England won the toss and elected to bat

Time

12:00am GMT

Venue

Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne

Umpires

RC Bailhache, PM Cronin

Australia Team

Playing XI

IM Chappell, AA Mallett, RW Marsh, GS Chappell, DK Lillee, G Dymock, RB McCosker, LS Pascoe, KJ Hughes, AR Border, BM Laird

England Team

Playing XI

G Boycott, DL Underwood, RGD Willis, RW Taylor, GA Gooch, JM Brearley, P Willey, JK Lever, IT Botham, DI Gower, W Larkins