Australia v England
England in Australia and India 1979/80 (3rd Test)
VenueMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 6th February 1980 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralia won by 8 wickets
UmpiresRC Bailhache, PM Cronin
Close of play day 1England (1) 231/6 (Brearley 19*, Taylor 21*)
Close of play day 2Australia (1) 155/1 (Laird 63*, IM Chappell 53*)
Close of play day 3Australia (1) 399/5 (GS Chappell 99*, Marsh 13*)
Close of play day 4England (2) 157/6 (Botham 30*, Taylor 28*)
Man of the MatchDK Lillee

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GA Goochrun out9919323810- 
G Boycottc Mallett b Dymock441241472- 
W Larkinsc GS Chappell b Pascoe2562792- 
DI Gowerlbw b Lillee01819-- 
P Willeylbw b Pascoe1916-- 
IT Bothamc Marsh b Lillee821291- 
*JM Brearleynot out601862332- 
+RW Taylorb Lillee2375851- 
DL Underwoodc IM Chappell b Lillee31814-- 
JK Leverb Lillee2268901- 
RGD Willisc GS Chappell b Lillee41013-- 
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 14 nb)17
Total(all out, 489 minutes, 128.1 overs)306
Fall of wickets:
1-116 (Boycott), 2-170 (Larkins), 3-175 (Gooch), 4-177 (Gower), 5-177 (Willey), 6-192 (Botham), 7-238 (Taylor), 8-242 (Underwood), 9-296 (Lever), 10-306 (Willis, 128.1 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dymock28   6541--
Mallett35   91040--
Pascoe32   7712--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RB McCoskerc Botham b Underwood3373882- 
BM Lairdc Gower b Underwood742162597- 
IM Chappellc and b Underwood751511946- 
KJ Hughesc Underwood b Botham1549682- 
AR Borderc and b Lever631532086- 
*GS Chappellc Larkins b Lever11421228814- 
+RW Marshc Botham b Lever1775922- 
DK Lilleec Willey b Lever829551- 
G Dymockb Botham197491-- 
AA Mallettlbw b Botham2554744- 
LS Pascoenot out148-- 
Extras(13 b, 12 lb, 7 nb, 1 w)33
Total(all out, 719 minutes, 179.5 overs)477
Fall of wickets:
1-52 (McCosker), 2-179 (Laird), 3-196 (IM Chappell), 4-219 (Hughes), 5-345 (Border), 6-411 (Marsh), 7-421 (GS Chappell), 8-432 (Lillee), 9-465 (Dymock), 10-477 (Mallett, 179.5 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lever53   151114--
Willis21   4610--
Underwood53   191313--
Willey13   2360--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GA Goochb Mallett511131266- 
G Boycottb Lillee73537-- 
W Larkinslbw b Pascoe31424-- 
DI Gowerb Lillee1115191- 
P Willeyc Marsh b Lillee257-- 
*JM Brearleyc Border b Pascoe1031401- 
IT Bothamnot out11921322415- 
+RW Taylorc Border b Lillee3262903- 
DL Underwoodb Pascoe033-- 
JK Leverc Marsh b Lillee12651051- 
RGD Willisc GS Chappell b Pascoe2811-- 
Extras(2 b, 12 lb, 10 nb)24
Total(all out, 352 minutes, 91.5 overs)273
Fall of wickets:
1-25 (Boycott), 2-46 (Larkins), 3-64 (Gower), 4-67 (Willey), 5-88 (Gooch), 6-92 (Brearley), 7-178 (Taylor), 8-179 (Underwood), 9-268 (Lever), 10-273 (Willis, 91.5 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lillee33   6785--
Dymock11   2300--
Mallett14   1451--
Border4   0160--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RB McCoskerlbw b Botham23449-- 
BM Lairdc Boycott b Underwood2595961- 
IM Chappellnot out266299-- 
*GS Chappellnot out4043526- 
KJ Hughesdid not bat      
AR Borderdid not bat      
+RW Marshdid not bat      
DK Lilleedid not bat      
G Dymockdid not bat      
AA Mallettdid not bat      
LS Pascoedid not bat      
Extras(8 lb, 2 nb)10
Total(2 wickets, 150 minutes, 38.4 overs)103
Fall of wickets:
1-20 (McCosker), 2-42 (Laird)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Willis5   380--
Botham12   5181--
Underwood14   2491--

--> W Larkins made his debut in Test matches
--> RB McCosker made his last appearance in Test matches
--> IM Chappell made his last appearance in Test matches
--> GA Gooch (1) passed his previous highest score of 91 in Test matches
--> GA Gooch (1) passed 7000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 50
--> GS Chappell (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 88
--> IT Botham (2) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 90
--> RW Taylor (2) passed 10000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 26
--> W Larkins made his debut for England in first-class matches
--> DK Lillee reached 200 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed JK Lever, his 5th wicket in the England first innings
--> LS Pascoe equalled his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches in the England second innings





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