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1978-1979 The Ashes - 3rd Test - Melbourne Hide Percentages    Printable Scorecard   
Match Date: 29th December, 1978 Series Batting & Bowling Analysis
Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Toss: Australia Partnerships
Result: Australia won by 103 runs
Player of Match: G M Wood

Australia 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
G M Wood c Emburey b Miller 100  283  6  0 35.34  38.76%
W M Darling run out 33  71  2  0 46.48  12.79%
K J Hughes c †Taylor b Botham 0  1  0  0 0.00
G N Yallop* c Hendrick b Botham 41  98  4  0 41.84  15.89%
P M Toohey c Randall b Miller 32  70  1  0 45.71  12.40%
A R Border c Brearley b Hendrick 29  115  4  0 25.22  11.24%
J A Maclean b Botham 8  47  0  0 17.02  3.10%
R M Hogg c Randall b Miller 0  5  0  0 0.00
G Dymock b Hendrick 0  14  0  0 0.00
A G Hurst b Hendrick 0  2  0  0 0.00
J D Higgs not out 1  15  0  0 6.67  0.39%
Extras (lb 8, nb 6) 14  
Total All Out   (89.1 overs @ 2.89 rpo) 258  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-65  Darling   2-65  Hughes   3-126  Yallop   4-189  Toohey   
5-247  Border   6-250  Wood   7-250  Hogg   8-251  Dymock   
9-252  Hurst   10-258  Maclean   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
R G D Willis 13.0 2 47 0 3.62
I T Botham 20.1 4 68 3 3.37  30.00%
M Hendrick 23.0 3 50 3 2.17  30.00%
J E Emburey 14.0 1 44 0 3.14
G Miller 19.0 6 35 3 1.84  30.00%
 
England 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
G Boycott b Hogg 1  13  0  0 7.69  0.70%
J M Brearley* lbw b Hogg 1  8  0  0 12.50  0.70%
D W Randall lbw b Hurst 13  53  1  0 24.53  9.09%
G A Gooch c Border b Dymock 25  91  1  0 27.47  17.48%
D I Gower lbw b Dymock 29  48  4  0 60.42  20.28%
I T Botham c Darling b Higgs 22  80  3  0 27.50  15.38%
G Miller b Hogg 7  101  0  0 6.93  4.90%
R W Taylor b Hogg 1  4  0  0 25.00  0.70%
J E Emburey b Hogg 0  14  0  0 0.00
R G D Willis c Darling b Dymock 19  76  0  0 25.00  13.29%
M Hendrick not out 6  33  1  0 18.18  4.20%
Extras (b 6, lb 4, nb 9) 19  
Total All Out   (63.6 overs @ 2.23 rpo) 143  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-2  Boycott   2-3  Brearley   3-40  Randall   4-52  Gooch   
5-81  Gower   6-100  Botham   7-101  Taylor   8-101  Emburey   
9-120  Miller   10-143  Willis   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
R M Hogg 17.0 7 30 5 1.76  50.00%
A G Hurst 12.0 2 24 1 2.00  10.00%
G Dymock 15.6 4 38 3 2.38  30.00%
J D Higgs 19.0 9 32 1 1.68  10.00%
 
Australia 2nd Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
G M Wood b Botham 34  107  0  0 31.78  20.36%
W M Darling c Randall b Miller 21  86  0  0 24.42  12.57%
K J Hughes c Gower b Botham 48  142  4  1 33.80  28.74%
G N Yallop* c †Taylor b Miller 16  46  1  0 34.78  9.58%
P M Toohey c Botham b Emburey 20  30  1  0 66.67  11.98%
A R Border run out 0  12  0  0 0.00
J A Maclean c Hendrick b Emburey 10  77  1  0 12.99  5.99%
R M Hogg b Botham 1  21  0  0 4.76  0.60%
G Dymock c Brearley b Hendrick 6  39  0  0 15.38  3.59%
J D Higgs st †Taylor b Emburey 0  7  0  0 0.00
A G Hurst not out 0  4  0  0 0.00
Extras (b 4, lb 6, nb 1) 11  
Total All Out   (71.2 overs @ 2.34 rpo) 167  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-55  Darling   2-81  Wood   3-101  Yallop   4-136  Toohey   
5-136  Border   6-152  Hughes   7-157  Hogg   8-167  Maclean   
9-167  Dymock   10-167  Higgs   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
R G D Willis 7.0 0 21 0 3.00
I T Botham 15.0 4 41 3 2.73  30.00%
M Hendrick 14.0 4 25 1 1.79  10.00%
G Miller 14.0 5 39 2 2.79  20.00%
J E Emburey 21.2 12 30 3 1.41  30.00%
 
England 2nd Innings (target 283) R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
G Boycott lbw b Hurst 38  155  1  0 24.52  21.23%
J M Brearley* c †Maclean b Dymock 0  3  0  0 0.00
D W Randall lbw b Hogg 2  8  0  0 25.00  1.12%
G A Gooch lbw b Hogg 40  87  5  0 45.98  22.35%
D I Gower lbw b Dymock 49  128  3  0 38.28  27.37%
I T Botham c †Maclean b Higgs 10  62  0  0 16.13  5.59%
G Miller c Hughes b Higgs 1  12  0  0 8.33  0.56%
R W Taylor c †Maclean b Hogg 5  40  0  0 12.50  2.79%
J E Emburey not out 7  33  0  0 21.21  3.91%
R G D Willis c Yallop b Hogg 3  12  0  0 25.00  1.68%
M Hendrick b Hogg 0  2  0  0 0.00
Extras (b 10, lb 7, w 1, nb 6) 24  
Total All Out   (67.0 overs @ 2.67 rpo) 179  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-1  Brearley   2-6  Randall   3-71  Gooch   4-122  Boycott   
5-163  Botham   6-163  Gower   7-167  Miller   8-171  Taylor   
9-179  Willis   10-179  Hendrick   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
R M Hogg 17.0 5 36 5 2.12  50.00%
G Dymock 18.0 4 37 2 2.06  20.00%
A G Hurst 11.0 1 39 1 3.55  10.00%
J D Higgs 16.0 2 29 2 1.81  20.00%
A R Border 5.0 0 14 0 2.80
 
End of Day Status (Rest days excluded)
Day 1 - Australia 1st innings 243/4 (GM Wood 100*, AR Border 25*)
Day 2 - England 1st innings 107/8 (G Miller 3*, RGD Willis 3*)
Day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 163/7 (JA Maclean 10*, G Dymock 3*)
Day 4 - England 2nd innings 171/8 (JE Emburey 2*)
Day 5 - England 2nd Innings 179, 67.0 overs - end of match

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