England v Australia
Australia in British Isles 1977 (4th Test)
VenueHeadingley, Leeds on 11th, 12th, 13th, 15th August 1977 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEngland won by an innings and 85 runs
UmpiresWE Alley, WL Budd
ScorersEI Lester, DK Sherwood
Close of play day 1England (1) 252/4 (Boycott 110*, Roope 19*)
Close of play day 2Australia (1) 67/5 (Robinson 6*, Marsh 0*)
Close of play day 3Australia (2) 120/4 (Chappell 29*, Robinson 11*)

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JM Brearleyc Marsh b Thomson031-- 
G Boycottc Chappell b Pascoe19147162923- 
RA Woolmerc Chappell b Thomson371001336- 
DW Randalllbw b Pascoe2026263- 
AW Greigb Thomson438010241 
GRJ Roopec Walters b Thomson34921214- 
+APE Knottlbw b Bright571351777- 
IT Bothamb Bright031-- 
DL Underwoodc Bright b Pascoe625271- 
M Hendrickc Robinson b Pascoe412101- 
RGD Willisnot out51215-- 
Extras(5 b, 9 lb, 22 nb, 3 w)39
Total(all out, 629 minutes, 155.4 overs)436
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Brearley), 2-82 (Woolmer), 3-105 (Randall), 4-201 (Greig), 5-275 (Roope), 6-398 (Knott), 7-398 (Botham), 8-412 (Underwood), 9-422 (Hendrick), 10-436 (Boycott, 155.4 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson34   71134--
Walker48   21970--
Walters3   150--
Bright26   9662--
Chappell10   2250--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RB McCoskerrun out27395031 
IC Davislbw b Hendrick026-- 
*GS Chappellc Brearley b Hendrick41115-- 
DW Hookeslbw b Botham2426304- 
KD Waltersc Hendrick b Botham41820-- 
RD Robinsonc Greig b Hendrick2041513- 
+RW Marshc Knott b Botham21621-- 
RJ Brightnot out922341- 
MHN Walkerc Knott b Botham7881- 
JR Thomsonb Botham031-- 
LS Pascoeb Hendrick0610-- 
Extras(3 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)6
Total(all out, 131 minutes, 31.3 overs)103
Fall of wickets:
1-8 (Davis), 2-26 (Chappell), 3-52 (McCosker), 4-57 (Hookes), 5-66 (Walters), 6-77 (Marsh), 7-87 (Robinson), 8-100 (Walker), 9-100 (Thomson), 10-103 (Pascoe, 31.3 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Willis5   0350--
Botham11   3215--

Australia second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
RB McCoskerc Knott b Greig124863-- 
IC Davisc Knott b Greig1933454- 
*GS Chappellc Greig b Willis361461904- 
DW Hookeslbw b Hendrick2135341- 
KD Walterslbw b Woolmer1532442- 
RD Robinsonb Hendrick20961212- 
+RW Marshc Randall b Hendrick63871319- 
RJ Brightc Greig b Hendrick518171- 
MHN Walkerb Willis3054634- 
JR Thomsonb Willis021-- 
LS Pascoenot out065-- 
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 18 nb, 4 w)27
Total(all out, 359 minutes, 89.5 overs)248
Fall of wickets:
1-31 (Davis), 2-35 (McCosker), 3-63 (Hookes), 4-97 (Walters), 5-130 (Chappell), 6-167 (Robinson), 7-179 (Bright), 8-244 (Walker), 9-245 (Thomson), 10-248 (Marsh, 89.5 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Willis14   7323--
Greig20   7642--
Botham17   3470--
Woolmer8   481--
Underwood8   3160--

--> The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
--> G Boycott (1) 50 in 119 balls, 176 minutes with 8 fours
--> G Boycott (1) 100 in 235 balls, 320 minutes with 14 fours
--> G Boycott (1) 150 in 360 balls, 493 minutes with 19 fours
--> RA Woolmer (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 11
--> IC Davis made his last appearance in Test matches
--> RD Robinson made his last appearance in Test matches
--> MHN Walker (2) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 22
--> IT Botham achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches in the Australia first innings (previous best was 5-74)
--> RGD Willis reached 100 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed JR Thomson, his 3rd wicket in the Australia second innings





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