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1978-1979 The Ashes - 5th Test - Adelaide Hide Percentages    Printable Scorecard   
Match Date: 27th January, 1979 Series Batting & Bowling Analysis
Venue: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Toss: Australia Partnerships
Result: England won by 205 runs
Player of Match: I T Botham

England 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
G Boycott c †Wright b Hurst 6  21  0  0 28.57  3.55%
J M Brearley* c †Wright b Hogg 2  14  0  0 14.29  1.18%
D W Randall c Carlson b Hurst 4  13  0  0 30.77  2.37%
G A Gooch c Hughes b Hogg 1  10  0  0 10.00  0.59%
D I Gower lbw b Hurst 9  13  1  0 69.23  5.33%
I T Botham c †Wright b Higgs 74  97  6  2 76.29  43.79%
G Miller lbw b Hogg 31  89  3  0 34.83  18.34%
R W Taylor run out 4  21  0  0 19.05  2.37%
J E Emburey b Higgs 4  21  0  0 19.05  2.37%
R G D Willis c Darling b Hogg 24  20  3  1 120.00  14.20%
M Hendrick not out 0  9  0  0 0.00
Extras (b 1, lb 4, w 3, nb 2) 10  
Total All Out   (40.4 overs @ 4.16 rpo) 169  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-10  Boycott   2-12  Brearley   3-16  Gooch   4-18  Randall   
5-27  Gower   6-80  Miller   7-113  Taylor   8-136  Emburey   
9-147  Botham   10-169  Willis   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
R M Hogg 10.4 1 26 4 2.44  40.00%
A G Hurst 14.0 1 65 3 4.64  30.00%
P H Carlson 9.0 1 34 0 3.78
B Yardley 4.0 0 25 0 6.25
J D Higgs 3.0 1 9 2 3.00  20.00%
 
Australia 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
W M Darling c Willis b Botham 15  33  1  1 45.45  9.15%
G M Wood c Randall b Emburey 35  117  1  0 29.91  21.34%
K J Hughes c Emburey b Hendrick 4  10  1  0 40.00  2.44%
G N Yallop* b Hendrick 0  4  0  0 0.00
A R Border c †Taylor b Botham 11  18  1  0 61.11  6.71%
P H Carlson c †Taylor b Botham 0  5  0  0 0.00
B Yardley b Botham 28  75  4  0 37.33  17.07%
K J Wright lbw b Emburey 29  69  2  0 42.03  17.68%
R M Hogg b Willis 0  1  0  0 0.00
J D Higgs run out 16  63  0  0 25.40  9.76%
A G Hurst not out 17  39  0  0 43.59  10.37%
Extras (b 1, lb 3, nb 5) 9  
Total All Out   (53.4 overs @ 3.06 rpo) 164  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-5  Hughes   2-10  Yallop   3-22  Border   4-24  Carlson   
5-72  Yardley   6-94  Darling   7-114  Wood   8-116  Hogg   
9-133  Wright   10-164  Higgs   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
R G D Willis 11.0 1 55 1 5.00  10.00%
M Hendrick 19.0 1 45 2 2.37  20.00%
I T Botham 11.4 0 42 4 3.60  40.00%
J E Emburey 12.0 7 13 2 1.08  20.00%
 
England 2nd Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
G Boycott c Hughes b Hurst 49  212  2  0 23.11  13.61%
J M Brearley* lbw b Carlson 9  65  0  0 13.85  2.50%
D W Randall c Yardley b Hurst 15  50  2  0 30.00  4.17%
G A Gooch b Carlson 18  74  2  0 24.32  5.00%
D I Gower lbw b Higgs 21  54  3  0 38.89  5.83%
I T Botham c Yardley b Hurst 7  29  1  0 24.14  1.94%
G Miller c †Wright b Hurst 64  203  5  0 31.53  17.78%
R W Taylor c †Wright b Hogg 97  300  6  0 32.33  26.94%
J E Emburey b Hogg 42  132  4  0 31.82  11.67%
R G D Willis c †Wright b Hogg 12  18  1  0 66.67  3.33%
M Hendrick not out 3  10  0  0 30.00  0.83%
Extras (b 1, lb 16, w 2, nb 4) 23  
Total All Out   (142.6 overs @ 2.52 rpo) 360  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-31  Brearley   2-57  Randall   3-97  Gooch   4-106  Boycott   
5-130  Botham   6-132  Gower   7-267  Miller   8-336  Taylor   
9-347  Emburey   10-360  Willis   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
R M Hogg 27.6 7 59 3 2.11  30.00%
A G Hurst 37.0 9 97 4 2.62  40.00%
P H Carlson 27.0 8 41 2 1.52  20.00%
B Yardley 20.0 6 60 0 3.00
J D Higgs 28.0 4 75 1 2.68  10.00%
A R Border 3.0 2 5 0 1.67
 
Australia 2nd Innings (target 366) R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
W M Darling b Botham 18  37  2  0 48.65  11.25%
G M Wood run out 9  41  0  0 21.95  5.63%
K J Hughes c Gower b Hendrick 46  176  4  0 26.14  28.75%
G N Yallop* b Hendrick 36  176  3  0 20.45  22.50%
A R Border b Willis 1  19  0  0 5.26  0.63%
P H Carlson c Gower b Hendrick 21  51  2  0 41.18  13.13%
B Yardley c Brearley b Willis 0  2  0  0 0.00
K J Wright c Emburey b Miller 0  16  0  0 0.00
R M Hogg b Miller 2  7  0  0 28.57  1.25%
J D Higgs not out 3  10  0  0 30.00  1.88%
A G Hurst b Willis 13  13  2  0 100.00  8.13%
Extras (lb 1, nb 10) 11  
Total All Out   (67.0 overs @ 2.39 rpo) 160  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-31  Darling   2-36  Wood   3-115  Yallop   4-120  Hughes   
5-121  Border   6-121  Yardley   7-124  Wright   8-130  Hogg   
9-147  Carlson   10-160  Hurst   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
R G D Willis 12.0 3 41 3 3.42  30.00%
M Hendrick 14.0 6 19 3 1.36  30.00%
I T Botham 14.0 4 37 1 2.64  10.00%
G Miller 18.0 3 36 2 2.00  20.00%
J E Emburey 9.0 5 16 0 1.78
 
End of Day Status (Rest days excluded)
Day 1 - Australia 1st innings 69/4 (GM Wood 19*, B Yardley 28*)
Day 2 - England 2nd innings 82/2 (G Boycott 38*, GA Gooch 11*)
Day 3 - England 2nd innings 272/7 (RW Taylor 69*, JE Emburey 0*)
Day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 82/2 (KJ Hughes 30*, GN Yallop 16*)
Day 5 - Australia 2nd Innings 160, 67.0 overs - end of match
 
Match Notes
Australia 1st innings - W M Darling retired hurt/ill at 0/0 and resumed at 72/5

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