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Scorecard - The Ashes: 1st Test, 1978/79


Australia v England @ Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
1, 2, 3, 5, 6 December 1978 (five-day match)

Toss: Australia (bat)
Umpires: RA French, MG O'Connell
Match Result: England won by 7 wickets

Australia

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Graeme Woodc Bob Taylor b Chris Old73045--
2. Gary Cosierrun out ( > > )123--
3. Peter Toohey b Bob Willis1129--
*4. Graham Yallopc Graham Gooch b Bob Willis74059--
5. Kim Hughesc Bob Taylor b Ian Botham4034--
6. Trevor Laughlinc sub b Bob Willis208--
+7. Jock Macleannot out 33831352-
8. Bruce Yardleyc Bob Taylor b Bob Willis1740402-
9. Rodney Hoggc Bob Taylor b Ian Botham3667785-
10. Alan Hurstc Bob Taylor b Ian Botham042--
11. Jim Higgs b Chris Old155--

FOW 1-2 (Gary Cosier), 2-5 (Peter Toohey), 3-14 (Graeme Wood), 4-22 (Graham Yallop), 5-24 (Kim Hughes), 6-26 (Trevor Laughlin), 7-53 (Bruce Yardley), 8-113 (Rodney Hogg), 9-113 (Alan Hurst), 116 (Jim Higgs).
Extras 0b, 1lb, 0w, 6nb, 0pen) 7
Total (for 10 wickets, 37.7 ovs) 116


Bowling O M R W Extras
Bob Willis142444 (0w,0nb)
Chris Old9.71242 (0w,0nb)
Ian Botham121403 (0w,0nb)
Graham Gooch1010 (0w,0nb)
Phil Edmonds1100 (0w,0nb)


England

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Geoff Boycottc Kim Hughes b Rodney Hogg130911-
2. Graham Goochc Trevor Laughlin b Rodney Hogg21318--
3. Derek Randallc Trevor Laughlin b Alan Hurst75196223101
+4. Bob Taylorlbw b Alan Hurst20115172--
*5. Mike Brearleyc Jock Maclean b Rodney Hogg613191-
6. David Gowerc Jock Maclean b Alan Hurst44901115-
7. Ian Bothamc Jock Maclean b Rodney Hogg49731025-
8. Geoff Millerlbw b Rodney Hogg2770931-
9. Phil Edmondsc Jock Maclean b Rodney Hogg1915--
10. Chris Oldnot out 291021132-
11. Bob Willisc Jock Maclean b Alan Hurst820441-

FOW 1-2 (Graham Gooch), 2-38 (Geoff Boycott), 3-111 (Derek Randall), 4-120 (Mike Brearley), 5-120 (Bob Taylor), 6-215 (Ian Botham), 7-219 (David Gower), 8-226 (Phil Edmonds), 9-266 (Geoff Miller), 286 (Bob Willis).
Extras 7b, 4lb, 0w, 1nb, 0pen) 12
Total (for 10 wickets, 95.4 ovs) 286


Bowling O M R W Extras
Alan Hurst27.46934 (0w,0nb)
Rodney Hogg288746 (0w,0nb)
Trevor Laughlin226540 (0w,0nb)
Bruce Yardley71340 (0w,0nb)
Gary Cosier51100 (0w,0nb)
Jim Higgs6290 (0w,0nb)


Australia

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Graeme Woodlbw b Chris Old1950881-
2. Gary Cosier b Bob Willis011--
3. Peter Tooheylbw b Ian Botham197--
*4. Graham Yallopc & b Bob Willis1023073478-
5. Kim Hughesc Phil Edmonds b Bob Willis129048182
6. Trevor Laughlinlbw b Chris Old5013--
+7. Jock Macleanlbw b Geoff Miller1563631-
8. Bruce Yardleyc Mike Brearley b Geoff Miller1670791-
9. Rodney Hogg b Ian Botham1635411-
10. Alan Hurst b Ian Botham021--
11. Jim Higgsnot out 024--

FOW 1-0 (Gary Cosier), 2-2 (Peter Toohey), 3-49 (Graeme Wood), 4-219 (Graham Yallop), 5-228 (Trevor Laughlin), 6-261 (Jock Maclean), 7-310 (Bruce Yardley), 8-339 (Rodney Hogg), 9-339 (Alan Hurst), 339 (Kim Hughes).
Extras 9b, 5lb, 0w, 22nb, 0pen) 36
Total (for 10 wickets, 116.6 ovs) 339


Bowling O M R W Extras
Bob Willis27.63693 (0w,0nb)
Ian Botham265953 (0w,0nb)
Chris Old171602 (0w,0nb)
Geoff Miller3412522 (0w,0nb)
Phil Edmonds121270 (0w,0nb)


England

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Geoff Boycottrun out ( > > )16098--
2. Graham Goochc Bruce Yardley b Rodney Hogg23353--
3. Derek Randallnot out 741752105-
*4. Mike Brearleyc Jock Maclean b Bruce Yardley1351541-
5. David Gowernot out 48901094-
+6. Bob Taylor
7. Ian Botham
8. Geoff Miller
9. Phil Edmonds
10. Chris Old
11. Bob Willis

FOW 1-16 (Graham Gooch), 2-37 (Geoff Boycott), 3-74 (Mike Brearley).
Extras 12b, 3lb, 0w, 2nb, 0pen) 17
Total (for 3 wickets, 53.5 ovs) 170


Bowling O M R W Extras
Rodney Hogg12.52351 (0w,0nb)
Alan Hurst104170 (0w,0nb)
Bruce Yardley131411 (0w,0nb)
Trevor Laughlin3060 (0w,0nb)
Jim Higgs121430 (0w,0nb)
Gary Cosier30110 (0w,0nb)




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