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Test # 676 (676/206)
The Ashes, 1970/71, 4th Test
Australia v England
Sydney Cricket Ground
9,10,11,13,14 January 1971 (5-day match)

Result: England won by 299 runs
England leads the 7-Test series 1-0 (1 abandoned)

Toss: England
Umpires: TF Brooks and LP Rowan
Test Debuts: RGD Willis (Eng).

Balls per over: 8

Close of Play:

  • Day 1: England 267/7 (Snow 25*, Lever 1*)
  • Day 2: England 332, Australia 189/4 (Redpath 64*, Stackpole 26*)
  • Day 3: Australia 236, England 178/3 (Boycott 84*, D'Oliveira 56*)
  • Day 4: England 319/5d, Australia 64/4 (Lawry 24*, Stackpole 28*)
    England 1st innings                                             R   M   B  4 6
    G Boycott             c Gleeson          b Connolly            77 140 147 11 0
    BW Luckhurst          lbw                b Gleeson             38 167 119  3 0
    JH Edrich             c Gleeson          b GS Chappell         55 121 105  8 0
    KWR Fletcher          c Walters          b Mallett             23  91 103  2 0
    BL D'Oliveira         c Connolly         b Mallett              0   7   6  0 0
    *R Illingworth                           b Gleeson             25  93  83  3 0
    +APE Knott            st Marsh           b Mallett              6  27  35  0 0
    JA Snow               c Lawry            b Gleeson             37  87  79  5 0
    P Lever               c Connolly         b Mallett             36  74  61  5 0
    DL Underwood          c GS Chappell      b Gleeson              0   1   1  0 0
    RGD Willis            not out                                  15  38  33  1 0
    Extras                (b 5, lb 2, w 1, nb 12)                  20
    Total                 (all out, 94.7 overs)                   332
    
    FoW: 1-116 (Boycott), 2-130 (Luckhurst), 3-201 (Fletcher),
         4-205 (Edrich), 5-208 (D'Oliveira), 6-219 (Knott),
         7-262 (Illingworth), 8-291 (Snow), 9-291 (Underwood),
         10-332 (Lever).
    
    Bowling                      O      M      R      W
    McKenzie                    15      3     74      0
    Connolly                    13      2     43      1
    Gleeson                     29      7     83      4
    GS Chappell                 11      4     30      1
    Mallett                     16.7    5     40      4
    Walters                      3      1     11      0
    Stackpole                    7      2     31      0
    
    Australia 1st innings                                           R   M   B  4 6
    *WM Lawry             c Edrich           b Lever                9  85  66  0 0
    IM Chappell           c Underwood        b Snow                12  44  27  1 0
    IR Redpath            c Fletcher         b D'Oliveira          64 241 195  6 0
    KD Walters            c Luckhurst        b Illingworth         55 114 110  8 0
    GS Chappell                          c & b Underwood           15  40  44  2 0
    KR Stackpole          c Boycott          b Underwood           33  58  46  7 0
    +RW Marsh             c D'Oliveira       b Underwood            8  32  30  1 0
    AA Mallett                               b Underwood            4  22  21  0 0
    GD McKenzie           not out                                  11  42  28  1 0
    JW Gleeson            c Fletcher         b D'Oliveira           0   7  11  0 0
    AN Connolly                              b Lever               14  22  30  2 0
    Extras                (nb 11)                                  11
    Total                 (all out, 76.6 overs)                   236
    
    FoW: 1-14 (IM Chappell), 2-38 (Lawry), 3-137 (Walters),
         4-160 (GS Chappell), 5-189 (Redpath), 6-199 (Stackpole),
         7-208 (Marsh), 8-208 (Mallett), 9-219 (Gleeson),
         10-236 (Connolly).
    
    Bowling                      O      M      R      W
    Snow                        14      6     23      1
    Willis                       9      2     26      0
    Lever                        8.6    1     31      2
    Underwood                   22      7     66      4
    Illingworth                 14      3     59      1
    D'Oliveira                   9      2     20      2
    
    England 2nd innings                                             R   M   B  4 6
    G Boycott             not out                                 142 412 360 12 0
    BW Luckhurst          c IM Chappell      b McKenzie             5  20  15  1 0
    JH Edrich             run out                                  12  50  51  0 0
    KWR Fletcher          c Stackpole        b Mallett              8  18  23  1 0
    BL D'Oliveira         c IM Chappell      b GS Chappell         56 156 148  6 0
    *R Illingworth        st Marsh           b Mallett             53 131 145  6 0
    +APE Knott            not out                                  21  26  20  2 0
    Extras                (b 9, lb 4, nb 9)                        22
    Total                 (5 wickets declared, 94 overs)          319
    
    DNB: JA Snow, P Lever, DL Underwood, RGD Willis.
    
    FoW: 1-7 (Luckhurst), 2-35 (Edrich), 3-48 (Fletcher),
         4-181 (D'Oliveira), 5-276 (Illingworth).
    
    Bowling                      O      M      R      W
    McKenzie                    15      0     65      1
    Connolly                    14      1     38      0
    Gleeson                     23      4     54      0
    GS Chappell                 15      5     24      1
    Mallett                     19      1     85      2
    Walters                      2      0     14      0
    Stackpole                    6      1     17      0
    
    Australia 2nd innings (target: 416 runs)                        R   M   B  4 6
    *WM Lawry             not out                                  60 267 229  8 0
    IM Chappell           c D'Oliveira       b Snow                 0   3   1  0 0
    IR Redpath            c Edrich           b Snow                 6  21  13  0 0
    KD Walters            c Knott            b Lever                3  12   9  0 0
    GS Chappell                              b Snow                 2  14   9  0 0
    KR Stackpole          c Lever            b Snow                30  96  92  4 0
    +RW Marsh             c Willis           b Snow                 0   6   7  0 0
    AA Mallett            c Knott            b Willis               6  49  43  0 0
    GD McKenzie           retired hurt                              6  44  47  1 0
    JW Gleeson                               b Snow                 0   4   5  0 0
    AN Connolly           c Knott            b Snow                 0   1   3  0 0
    Extras                (b 2, nb 1)                               3
    Total                 (all out, 56.5 overs)                   116
    
    FoW: 1-1 (IM Chappell), 2-11 (Redpath), 3-14 (Walters),
         4-21 (GS Chappell), 5-66 (Stackpole), 6-66 (Marsh),
         7-86 (Mallett), 8-116 (Gleeson), 9-116 (Connolly).
    
    Bowling                      O      M      R      W
    Snow                        17.5    5     40      7
    Willis                       3      2      1      1
    Lever                       11      1     24      1
    Underwood                    8      2     17      0
    Illingworth                  9      5      9      0
    D'Oliveira                   7      3     16      0
    Fletcher                     1      0      6      0
    

    • GD McKenzie retired hurt at 107/7




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    Team Pages: Australia, England.

    Ground Page: Sydney Cricket Ground

    England Player Pages: G Boycott, BW Luckhurst, JH Edrich, KWR Fletcher, BL D'Oliveira, R Illingworth, APE Knott, JA Snow, P Lever, DL Underwood, RGD Willis.

    Australia Player Pages: WM Lawry, IM Chappell, IR Redpath, KD Walters, GS Chappell, KR Stackpole, RW Marsh, AA Mallett, GD McKenzie, JW Gleeson, AN Connolly.

    Match Officials' Pages: TF Brooks, LP Rowan.

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