Australia v England
England in Australia 1978/79 (2nd Test)
VenueWestern Australia Cricket Association Ground, Perth on 15th, 16th, 17th, 19th, 20th December 1978 (5-day match)
Balls per over8
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to field
ResultEngland won by 166 runs
UmpiresRC Bailhache, TF Brooks
Close of play day 1England (1) 190/3 (Boycott 63*, Gower 101*)
Close of play day 2Australia (1) 60/4 (Toohey 6*)
Close of play day 3England (2) 58/0 (Boycott 23*, Gooch 26*)
Close of play day 4Australia (2) 11/1 (Wood 2*, Hughes 1*)
Man of the MatchRM Hogg

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Boycottlbw b Hurst773374541- 
GA Goochc Maclean b Hogg11019-- 
DW Randallc Wood b Hogg032-- 
*JM Brearleyc Maclean b Dymock171041171- 
DI Gowerb Hogg1022212549- 
IT Bothamlbw b Hurst1128441- 
G Millerb Hogg401041454- 
+RW Taylorc Hurst b Yardley1259521- 
JK Leverc Cosier b Hurst144060-- 
RGD Willisc Yallop b Hogg22041-- 
M Hendricknot out725221- 
Extras(6 b, 9 lb, 8 nb, 3 w)26
Total(all out, 612 minutes, 117.5 overs)309
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (Gooch), 2-3 (Randall), 3-41 (Brearley), 4-199 (Gower), 5-219 (Botham), 6-224 (Boycott), 7-253 (Taylor), 8-295 (Lever), 9-300 (Miller), 10-309 (Willis, 117.5 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dymock34   4721--
Hurst26   7703--
Yardley23   1621--
Cosier4   2140--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Woodlbw b Lever51212-- 
WM Darlingrun out25631121- 
KJ Hughesb Willis1644431- 
*GN Yallopb Willis31718-- 
PM Tooheynot out811842726- 
GJ Cosierc Gooch b Willis42433-- 
+JA Macleanc Gooch b Miller022-- 
B Yardleyc Taylor b Hendrick124443-- 
RM Hoggc Taylor b Willis1867682- 
G Dymockb Hendrick117278-- 
AG Hurstc Taylor b Willis5661- 
Extras(7 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 354 minutes, 66.5 overs)190
Fall of wickets:
1-8 (Wood), 2-34 (Hughes), 3-38 (Yallop), 4-60 (Darling), 5-78 (Cosier), 6-79 (Maclean), 7-100 (Yardley), 8-128 (Hogg), 9-185 (Dymock), 10-190 (Hurst, 66.5 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lever7   0201--
Botham11   2460--
Hendrick14   1392--
Miller16   6311--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Boycottlbw b Hogg23103128-- 
GA Goochlbw b Hogg431311745- 
DW Randallc Cosier b Yardley4565903- 
*JM Brearleyc Maclean b Hogg011-- 
DI Gowerc Maclean b Hogg124768-- 
IT Bothamc Wood b Yardley3039524- 
G Millerc Toohey b Yardley2542793- 
JK Leverc Maclean b Hurst105445-- 
+RW Taylorc Maclean b Hogg23336-- 
RGD Willisnot out32137-- 
M Hendrickb Dymock155-- 
Extras(6 lb, 8 nb)14
Total(all out, 368 minutes, 66.3 overs)208
Fall of wickets:
1-58 (Boycott), 2-93 (Gooch), 3-93 (Brearley), 4-135 (Randall), 5-151 (Gower), 6-176 (Botham), 7-201 (Lever), 8-201 (Miller), 9-206 (Taylor), 10-208 (Hendrick, 66.3 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hogg17   2575--
Hurst17   5431--
Yardley16   1413--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Woodc Taylor b Lever641682433- 
WM Darlingc Boycott b Lever59131- 
KJ Hughesc Gooch b Willis1245541- 
*GN Yallopc Taylor b Hendrick32343-- 
PM Tooheyc Taylor b Hendrick011-- 
GJ Cosierlbw b Miller47741094- 
+JA Macleanc Brearley b Miller11618-- 
B Yardleyc Botham b Lever719241- 
RM Hoggb Miller088-- 
G Dymocknot out69141- 
AG Hurstb Lever556-- 
Extras(3 lb, 4 nb, 4 w)11
Total(all out, 275 minutes, 46.1 overs)161
Fall of wickets:
1-8 (Darling), 2-36 (Hughes), 3-58 (Yallop), 4-58 (Toohey), 5-141 (Cosier), 6-143 (Wood), 7-143 (Maclean), 8-147 (Hogg), 9-151 (Yardley), 10-161 (Hurst, 46.1 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Willis12   1361--
Botham11   1540--
Hendrick8   3112--
Miller7   4213--

--> GJ Cosier made his last appearance in Test matches
--> G Boycott (1) 50 in 280 minutes
--> G Miller achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches in the Australia second innings (previous best was 3-99)
--> M Hendrick reached 50 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed GN Yallop, his 1st wicket in the Australia second innings





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