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TEST MATCH

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA
EDGBASTON, BIRMINGHAM
JULY 11, 1968
Result: DRAW
Runs Per Wicket: 35.0 | Scoring Rate: 2.5
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
The Ashes (Australia in England)


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
England 61% 33 29 33 212
Australia 36% 29 32 30 114

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 England 409 10 1037
2 Australia 222 10 546
3 England 142 3 252
4 Australia 68 1 170

TWENTY MATCH RATINGS HISTORY [?]

This chart shows the twenty match rating history for the two teams upto the start of the current match.

2.0 1.5 1.0 0.5 AUSTRALIA ENGLAND 1902-06-12 1912-06-24 1928-11-30 1934-06-22 1947-06-21 1951-12-22 1956-10-19 1960-08-18 1964-10-10 1968-06-20

MATCH PROGRESS

ENGLAND PTS AUSTRALIA PTS 0 228 455 683 910 1138 1366 1593 1821 2048 0 228 455 683 910 1138 1366 1593 1821 2048 1st 2nd 3rd 4th

PROGRESS TABLE

This table shows the progress of the match by each partnership. This progress is illustrated in the chart above.

I WKT RPW T1P T2P T1PT T2PT
4 2 36.6 917 765 0.54 0.46
4 1 35.5 906 728 0.55 0.45
3 4 35.1 867 679 0.56 0.44
3 3 34.8 856 674 0.56 0.44
3 2 36.3 867 657 0.57 0.43
3 1 34.4 776 600 0.56 0.44
2 9 33.2 708 554 0.56 0.44
2 8 35.1 689 573 0.55 0.45
2 7 36.9 668 588 0.53 0.47
2 6 38.9 642 602 0.52 0.48
2 5 41.5 616 628 0.5 0.5
2 4 41.8 576 594 0.49 0.51
2 3 44.2 541 607 0.47 0.53
2 2 44.2 497 563 0.47 0.53
2 1 38.1 447 391 0.53 0.47
1 10 40.9 409 409 0.5 0.5
1 9 41.8 376 376 0.5 0.5
1 8 46.8 374 374 0.5 0.5
1 7 53.4 374 374 0.5 0.5
1 6 53.8 323 323 0.5 0.5
1 5 58.6 293 293 0.5 0.5
1 4 70.5 282 282 0.5 0.5
1 3 63.0 189 189 0.5 0.5
1 2 94.0 188 188 0.5 0.5
1 1 80.0 80 80 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
AN Connolly Australia 300 143 5 37.0
EW Freeman Australia 239 101 5 41.7
DL Underwood England 198 62 3 16.9
R Illingworth England 164 41 3 21.1
JW Gleeson Australia 276 84 2 9.3
JA Snow England 156 78 2 4.7
GD McKenzie Australia 390 172 1 1.6
DJ Brown England 114 59 1 1.1
BR Knight England 84 34 1 1.5
RM Cowper Australia 42 25 0 0.0
KD Walters Australia 42 8 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
JH Edrich England 152 2 349 28 2.4
TW Graveney England 135 1 270 25 5.2
MC Cowdrey (c) England 104 1 247 19 1.3
IM Chappell Australia 89 1 221 31 0.9
RM Cowper Australia 82 1 214 28 1.3
G Boycott England 67 2 235 12 0.2
KD Walters Australia 46 1 101 16 0.8
R Illingworth England 27 1 84 5 0.1
IR Redpath Australia 22 2 53 8 0.0
JA Snow England 19 1 31 3 0.0
HB Taber † Australia 16 1 53 6 0.0
DL Underwood England 14 0 24 3 0.0
APE Knott † England 8 1 33 1 0.0
BR Knight England 7 2 14 1 0.0
EW Freeman Australia 6 1 15 2 0.0
WM Lawry (c) Australia 6 0 6 2 0.0
AP Sheahan Australia 4 1 16 1 0.0
JW Gleeson Australia 3 1 14 1 0.0
AN Connolly Australia 0 1 6 0 0.0
GD McKenzie Australia 0 0 22 0 0.0
KF Barrington England 0 1 4 0 0.0
DJ Brown England 0 1 3 0 0.0

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA
FORMBOOK HISTORY

England faced Australia in 198 test matches before this game. Of these, England had the stronger team in 98 matches according to the formbook expectation.

Each circle in the chart below represents a previous England v Australia test. To reach a match page, click on the circle. The red circle represents the current match.

ENGLAND AUSTRALIA STRONGER WEAKER WEAKER STRONGER 10 15 20 26 31 36 41 46 51 57 10 15 20 26 31 36 41 46 51 57

RECENT MATCHES

MATCH ENGLAND
WIN EXP.
AUSTRALIA
WIN EXP.
June 20, 1968
Lord's, London
48 48
June 06, 1968
Old Trafford, Manchester
43 53
February 11, 1966
Melbourne Cricket Ground
50 47
January 28, 1966
Adelaide Oval
58 39
January 07, 1966
Sydney Cricket Ground
31 66
December 30, 1965
Melbourne Cricket Ground
19 79
December 10, 1965
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
62 34
August 13, 1964
Kennington Oval, London
42 54
July 23, 1964
Old Trafford, Manchester
38 58