England v Australia
Australia in British Isles 1968 (5th Test)
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 26th, 27th August 1968 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEngland won by 226 runs
UmpiresCS Elliott, AE Fagg
Close of play day 1England (1) 272/4 (Edrich 130*, D'Oliveira 24*)
Close of play day 2Australia (1) 43/1 (Lawry 19*, Redpath 21*)
Close of play day 3Australia (1) 264/7 (Lawry 135*, Mallett 7*)
Close of play day 4Australia (2) 13/2 (Inverarity 1*)
Batsman of the MatchWM Lawry, JH Edrich
Bowler of the MatchAN Connolly, DL Underwood

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Edrichb Chappell16442245920- 
C Milburnb Connolly829331- 
ER Dexterb Gleeson2168811- 
*MC Cowdreylbw b Mallett1651483- 
TW Graveneyc Redpath b McKenzie631411438- 
BL D'Oliveirac Inverarity b Mallett15832530921- 
+APE Knottc Jarman b Mallett2872714- 
R Illingworthlbw b Connolly844391- 
JA Snowrun out41313-- 
DL Underwoodnot out933441- 
DJ Brownc Sheahan b Gleeson2108-- 
Extras(1 b, 11 lb, 1 w)13
Total(all out, 201.2 overs)494
Fall of wickets:
1-28 (Milburn), 2-84 (Dexter), 3-113 (Cowdrey), 4-238 (Graveney), 5-359 (Edrich), 6-421 (Knott), 7-458 (Illingworth), 8-468 (Snow), 9-489 (D'Oliveira), 10-494 (Brown, 201.2 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie40   8871--
Connolly57   121272--
Walters6   2170--
Mallett36   11873--
Chappell21   5541--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WM Lawryc Knott b Snow13540144322- 
RJ Inverarityc Milburn b Snow1216-- 
IR Redpathc Cowdrey b Snow671662038- 
IM Chappellc Knott b Brown1019201- 
KD Waltersc Knott b Brown5671- 
AP Sheahanb Illingworth1434362- 
+BN Jarmanst Knott b Illingworth01612-- 
GD McKenzieb Brown1265622- 
AA Mallettnot out431941806- 
JW Gleesonc Dexter b Underwood1943542- 
AN Connollyb Underwood34054-- 
Extras(4 b, 7 lb, 4 nb)15
Total(all out, 163.3 overs)324
Fall of wickets:
1-7 (Inverarity), 2-136 (Redpath), 3-151 (Chappell), 4-161 (Walters), 5-185 (Sheahan), 6-188 (Jarman), 7-237 (McKenzie), 8-269 (Lawry), 9-302 (Gleeson), 10-324 (Connolly, 163.3 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Snow35   12673--
Brown22   5633--
Illingworth48   15872--
D'Oliveira4   230--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Edrichc Lawry b Mallett1731462- 
C Milburnc Lawry b Connolly18282321 
ER Dexterb Connolly2847364- 
*MC Cowdreyb Mallett3572751- 
TW Graveneyrun out122819-- 
BL D'Oliveirac Gleeson b Connolly931241- 
+APE Knottrun out3456604- 
R Illingworthb Gleeson1030231- 
JA Snowc Sheahan b Gleeson1325232- 
DL Underwoodnot out124-- 
DJ Brownb Connolly121-- 
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(all out, 58.4 overs)181
Fall of wickets:
1-23 (Milburn), 2-53 (Edrich), 3-67 (Dexter), 4-90 (Graveney), 5-114 (D'Oliveira), 6-126 (Cowdrey), 7-149 (Illingworth), 8-179 (Snow), 9-179 (Knott), 10-181 (Brown, 58.4 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie4   0140--
Mallett25   4772--
Gleeson7   2222--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WM Lawryc Milburn b Brown4251- 
RJ Inveraritylbw b Underwood562532499- 
IR Redpathlbw b Underwood823242- 
IM Chappelllbw b Underwood287-- 
KD Waltersc Knott b Underwood12528-- 
AP Sheahanc Snow b Illingworth2464654- 
+BN Jarmanb D'Oliveira21101833- 
AA Mallettc Brown b Underwood023-- 
GD McKenziec Brown b Underwood051-- 
JW Gleesonb Underwood515131- 
AN Connollynot out034-- 
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(all out, 83.3 overs)125
Fall of wickets:
1-4 (Lawry), 2-13 (Redpath), 3-19 (Chappell), 4-29 (Walters), 5-65 (Sheahan), 6-110 (Jarman), 7-110 (Mallett), 8-110 (McKenzie), 9-120 (Gleeson), 10-125 (Inverarity, 83.3 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Snow11   5220--
Brown8   3191--
Illingworth28   18291--
D'Oliveira5   411--

--> JH Edrich (1) passed 2000 runs in Test matches when he reached 145
--> TW Graveney (1) passed 45000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 46
--> BL D'Oliveira (1) passed his previous highest score of 109 in Test matches
--> WM Lawry (1) passed 15000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 22
--> AP Sheahan (1) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 7
--> GD McKenzie (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> AA Mallett made his debut in Test matches
--> AA Mallett (1) passed his previous highest score of 23 in first-class matches
--> JW Gleeson (1) passed his previous highest score of 18 in Test matches
--> C Milburn (2) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 3
--> C Milburn (2) passed 11000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> ER Dexter (2) passed 4500 runs in Test matches when he reached 26
--> RJ Inverarity (2) passed his previous highest score of 34 in Test matches
--> GD McKenzie reached 550 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed TW Graveney, his 1st wicket in the England first innings
--> AN Connolly reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when he dismissed DJ Brown, his 4th wicket in the England second innings
--> DL Underwood achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed JW Gleeson in the Australia second innings (previous best was 5-52)
--> DL Underwood reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when he dismissed KD Walters, his 3rd wicket in the Australia second innings





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