Geelong v England XI
England in Australia 1978/79
VenueKardinia Park, Geelong on 6th February 1979 (40-over match)
Balls per over8
TossGeelong won the toss and decided to field
ResultEngland XI won on faster scoring rate (Run rate)
UmpiresG Lewis, P Lord

England XI inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
*JM Brearleyc Ward b Wells39     
DW Randalllbw b Treloar39     
CT Radleyc and b Wells0     
G Millerc Caulfield b Treloar5     
DI Gowerc Ward b Caulfield21     
+DL Bairstowc Tory b Caulfield11     
PH Edmondsc Tory b Caulfield5     
CM Oldnot out25     
RW Taylorb Tory4     
JE Embureyb McCann10     
JK Leverdid not bat      
Extras(4 lb, 2 nb)6
Total(9 wickets, innings closed, 40 overs)165
Fall of wickets:
1-64, 2-64, 3-84, 4-85, 5-116, 6-123, 7-123, 8-132, 9-165 (40 ov)
Geelong bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
McCann8   1351--64.004.38
Caulfield8   1283--21.333.50
Wells8   1382--32.004.75
Treloar8   1262--32.003.25
Tory8   1321--64.004.00

Geelong inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
CJ Lynchc Taylor b Old3     
GG Omanrun out7     
PJ Marshallb Edmonds10     
KH Davisrun out23     
*MJ Bowtellrun out0     
+G Wardc Gower b Miller10     
G Wellsb Lever2     
PG Caulfieldc Bairstow b Emburey12     
WF Toryc Miller b Emburey5     
T McCannnot out10     
IM Treloarnot out10     
Extras(5 lb, 3 nb)8
Total(9 wickets, 38.6 overs)100
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-18, 3-26, 4-26, 5-54, 6-56, 7-57, 8-68, 9-84
England XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Old6   0121--48.002.00
Lever6   1101--48.001.67
Edmonds8   1231--64.002.88
Miller8   0221--64.002.75
Emburey8   1132--32.001.62
Brearley1   040---4.00

--> When play was halted Geelong needed to have scored 160 runs to win

The match ended with 10 balls still to be bowled when hundreds of children invaded the pitch.





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