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Scorecard - The Ashes: 3rd Test, 1978/79


Australia v England @ Melbourne Cricket Ground
29, 30 December 1978, 1, 2, 3 January 1979 (five-day match)

Toss: Australia (bat)
Umpires: RA French, MG O'Connell
Match Result: Australia won by 103 runs

Australia

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Graeme Woodc John Emburey b Geoff Miller1002833926-
2. Rick Darlingrun out ( > > )330932-
3. Kim Hughesc Bob Taylor b Ian Botham002--
*4. Graham Yallopc Mike Hendrick b Ian Botham4198834-
5. Peter Tooheyc Derek Randall b Geoff Miller3270791-
6. Allan Borderc Mike Brearley b Mike Hendrick2901054-
+7. Jock Maclean b Ian Botham84768--
8. Rodney Hoggc Derek Randall b Geoff Miller052--
9. Geoff Dymock b Mike Hendrick01413--
10. Alan Hurst b Mike Hendrick021--
11. Jim Higgsnot out 11524--

FOW 1-65 (Rick Darling), 2-65 (Kim Hughes), 3-126 (Graham Yallop), 4-189 (Peter Toohey), 5-247 (Allan Border), 6-250 (Graeme Wood), 7-250 (Rodney Hogg), 8-251 (Geoff Dymock), 9-252 (Alan Hurst), 258 (Jock Maclean).
Extras 0b, 8lb, 0w, 6nb, 0pen) 14
Total (for 10 wickets, 89.1 ovs) 258


Bowling O M R W Extras
Bob Willis132470 (0w,0nb)
Ian Botham20.14683 (0w,0nb)
Mike Hendrick233503 (0w,0nb)
John Emburey141440 (0w,0nb)
Geoff Miller196353 (0w,0nb)


England

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Geoff Boycott b Rodney Hogg1012--
*2. Mike Brearleylbw b Rodney Hogg1816--
3. Derek Randalllbw b Alan Hurst1353881-
4. Graham Goochc Allan Border b Geoff Dymock25911101-
5. David Gowerlbw b Geoff Dymock2948594-
6. Ian Bothamc Rick Darling b Jim Higgs2280833-
7. Geoff Miller b Rodney Hogg7101123--
+8. Bob Taylor b Rodney Hogg143--
9. John Emburey b Rodney Hogg01412--
10. Bob Willisc Rick Darling b Geoff Dymock197687--
11. Mike Hendricknot out 633311-

FOW 1-2 (Geoff Boycott), 2-3 (Mike Brearley), 3-40 (Derek Randall), 4-52 (Graham Gooch), 5-81 (David Gower), 6-100 (Ian Botham), 7-101 (Bob Taylor), 8-101 (John Emburey), 9-120 (Geoff Miller), 143 (Bob Willis).
Extras 6b, 4lb, 0w, 9nb, 0pen) 19
Total (for 10 wickets, 63.6 ovs) 143


Bowling O M R W Extras
Rodney Hogg177305 (0w,0nb)
Alan Hurst122241 (0w,0nb)
Geoff Dymock15.64383 (0w,0nb)
Jim Higgs199321 (0w,0nb)


Australia

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Graeme Wood b Ian Botham34107136--
2. Rick Darlingc Derek Randall b Geoff Miller210100--
3. Kim Hughesc David Gower b Ian Botham48015341
*4. Graham Yallopc Bob Taylor b Geoff Miller1646411-
5. Peter Tooheyc Ian Botham b John Emburey2030331-
6. Allan Borderrun out ( > > )009--
+7. Jock Macleanc Mike Hendrick b John Emburey1077911-
8. Rodney Hogg b Ian Botham12120--
9. Geoff Dymockc Mike Brearley b Mike Hendrick63941--
10. Jim Higgsst Bob Taylor b John Emburey0710--
11. Alan Hurstnot out 044--

FOW 1-55 (Rick Darling), 2-81 (Graeme Wood), 3-101 (Graham Yallop), 4-136 (Peter Toohey), 5-136 (Allan Border), 6-152 (Kim Hughes), 7-157 (Rodney Hogg), 8-167 (Jock Maclean), 9-167 (Geoff Dymock), 167 (Jim Higgs).
Extras 4b, 6lb, 0w, 1nb, 0pen) 11
Total (for 10 wickets, 71.2 ovs) 167


Bowling O M R W Extras
Bob Willis70210 (0w,0nb)
Ian Botham154413 (0w,0nb)
Mike Hendrick144251 (0w,0nb)
Geoff Miller145392 (0w,0nb)
John Emburey21.212303 (0w,0nb)


England

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Geoff Boycottlbw b Alan Hurst3801971-
*2. Mike Brearleyc Jock Maclean b Geoff Dymock037--
3. Derek Randalllbw b Rodney Hogg285--
4. Graham Goochlbw b Rodney Hogg4087955-
5. David Gowerlbw b Geoff Dymock491281673-
6. Ian Bothamc Jock Maclean b Jim Higgs106276--
7. Geoff Millerc Kim Hughes b Jim Higgs11217--
+8. Bob Taylorc Jock Maclean b Rodney Hogg54034--
9. John Embureynot out 73344--
10. Bob Willisc Graham Yallop b Rodney Hogg31220--
11. Mike Hendrick b Rodney Hogg021--

FOW 1-1 (Mike Brearley), 2-6 (Derek Randall), 3-71 (Graham Gooch), 4-122 (Geoff Boycott), 5-163 (Ian Botham), 6-163 (David Gower), 7-167 (Geoff Miller), 8-171 (Bob Taylor), 9-179 (Bob Willis), 179 (Mike Hendrick).
Extras 10b, 7lb, 1w, 6nb, 0pen) 24
Total (for 10 wickets, 67 ovs) 179


Bowling O M R W Extras
Rodney Hogg175365 (0w,0nb)
Geoff Dymock184372 (0w,0nb)
Alan Hurst111391 (0w,0nb)
Jim Higgs162292 (0w,0nb)
Allan Border50140 (0w,0nb)




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