England v Australia
Australia in British Isles 1968 (1st Test)
VenueOld Trafford, Manchester on 6th, 7th, 8th, 10th, 11th June 1968 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralia won by 159 runs
UmpiresJS Buller, CS Elliott
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 319/4 (Sheahan 74*, Chappell 68*)
Close of play day 2England (1) 60/0 (Edrich 32*, Boycott 26*)
Close of play day 3Australia (2) 60/2 (Cowper 14*, Walters 19*)
Close of play day 4England (2) 152/5 (Barber 29*, D'Oliveira 21*)
Bowler of the MatchRM Cowper
Batsman of the MatchKD Walters, BL D'Oliveira
Bowler of the MatchPI Pocock

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WM Lawryc Boycott b Barber8115519772 
IR Redpathlbw b Snow835411- 
RM Cowperb Snow021-- 
KD Walterslbw b Barber8114014413- 
AP Sheahanc D'Oliveira b Snow882102067- 
IM Chappellrun out731511675- 
+BN Jarmanc and b Higgs1247691- 
NJN Hawkec Knott b Snow51714-- 
GD McKenziec Cowdrey b D'Oliveira099-- 
JW Gleesonc Knott b Higgs01318-- 
AN Connollynot out064-- 
Extras(7 lb, 2 nb)9
Total(all out, 130.3 overs)357
Fall of wickets:
1-29 (Redpath), 2-29 (Cowper), 3-173 (Walters), 4-174 (Lawry), 5-326 (Chappell), 6-341 (Sheahan), 7-351 (Hawke), 8-353 (McKenzie), 9-357 (Jarman), 10-357 (Gleeson, 130.3 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Snow34   5974--
D'Oliveira25   11381--
Pocock25   5770--
Barber11   0562--

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Edrichrun out4917619831 
G Boycottc Jarman b Cowper351912041- 
*MC Cowdreyc Lawry b McKenzie42831-- 
TW Graveneyc McKenzie b Cowper235-- 
DL Amissc Cowper b McKenzie0108-- 
RW Barberc Sheahan b McKenzie2082861- 
BL D'Oliveirab Connolly938342- 
+APE Knottc McKenzie b Cowper537361- 
JA Snownot out18283711 
K Higgslbw b Cowper21615-- 
PI Pocockc Redpath b Gleeson617161- 
Extras(9 b, 3 lb, 3 w)15
Total(all out, 104.3 overs)165
Fall of wickets:
1-86 (Edrich), 2-87 (Boycott), 3-89 (Graveney), 4-90 (Amiss), 5-97 (Cowdrey), 6-120 (D'Oliveira), 7-137 (Knott), 8-137 (Barber), 9-144 (Higgs), 10-165 (Pocock, 104.3 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie28   11333--
Hawke15   7180--
Connolly28   15261--
Cowper26   11484--
Chappell1   040--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WM Lawryc Pocock b D'Oliveira165059-- 
IR Redpathlbw b Snow839531- 
RM Cowperc and b Pocock371111274- 
KD Walterslbw b Pocock8618920451 
AP Sheahanc Graveney b Pocock814152- 
IM Chappellc Knott b Pocock92619-1 
+BN Jarmanb Pocock41655351 
NJN Hawkec Edrich b Pocock021-- 
GD McKenziec Snow b Barber0108-- 
JW Gleesonrun out21310-- 
AN Connollynot out298-- 
Extras(2 b, 9 lb)11
Total(all out, 88 overs)220
Fall of wickets:
1-24 (Redpath), 2-24 (Lawry), 3-106 (Cowper), 4-122 (Sheahan), 5-140 (Chappell), 6-211 (Walters), 7-211 (Hawke), 8-214 (Jarman), 9-214 (McKenzie), 10-220 (Gleeson, 88 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Snow17   2511--
Higgs23   8410--
D'Oliveira5   371--
Pocock33   10796--
Barber10   1311--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JH Edrichc Jarman b Cowper381191134- 
G Boycottc Redpath b McKenzie1110142- 
*MC Cowdreyc Jarman b McKenzie1118202- 
TW Graveneyc Jarman b Gleeson331091014- 
DL Amissb Cowper099-- 
RW Barberc Cowper b Hawke461161024- 
BL D'Oliveiranot out87188172131 
+APE Knottlbw b Connolly42725-- 
JA Snowc Lawry b Connolly2159-- 
K Higgsc Jarman b Gleeson053-- 
PI Pococklbw b Gleeson1044422- 
Extras(5 b, 6 lb)11
Total(all out, 110 overs)253
Fall of wickets:
1-13 (Boycott), 2-25 (Cowdrey), 3-91 (Edrich), 4-91 (Amiss), 5-105 (Graveney), 6-185 (Barber), 7-214 (Knott), 8-218 (Snow), 9-219 (Higgs), 10-253 (Pocock, 110 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie18   3522--
Hawke8   4151--
Connolly13   4352--
Gleeson30   14443--
Cowper39   12822--
Chappell2   0140--

--> AP Sheahan (1) passed his previous highest score of 81 in Test matches
--> IM Chappell (1) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 45
--> JH Edrich (1) passed 1500 runs in Test matches when he reached 18
--> RM Cowper achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches in the England first innings (previous best was 4-49)
--> RM Cowper reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed APE Knott, his 3rd wicket in the England first innings
--> PI Pocock achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed IM Chappell in the Australia second innings (previous best was 2-66)
--> JW Gleeson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches in the England second innings (previous best was 3-50)





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