Essex v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1964
VenueSouthchurch Park, Southend-on-Sea on 22nd, 24th, 25th August 1964 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEssex won by 6 wickets
UmpiresAE Fagg, WFF Price
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 425/6 (Wilcox 46*, Edmeades 53*)
Close of play day 2Australians (2) 78/1 (Cowper 21*, O'Neill 5*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerb McKenzie123     
MJ Bearb Connolly2     
+B Taylorb Connolly29     
KWR Fletcherb Cowper125     
*TE Baileyc Sellers b O'Neill22     
BR Knightb Martin15     
JWT Wilcoxnot out46     
BEA Edmeadesnot out53     
PJ Phelandid not bat      
RNS Hobbsdid not bat      
KC Prestondid not bat      
Extras(9 b, 1 lb)10
Total(6 wickets, declared, 113 overs)425
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-42, 3-226, 4-257, 5-301, 6-342
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie22   6621--
Connolly17   3682--
Cowper18   6611--
Martin17   2781--
Sellers19   1750--
O'Neill14   1521--
Potter6   1190--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WM Lawryc Taylor b Bailey6     
RM Cowperb Hobbs39     
NCL O'Neillc Hobbs b Preston26     
J Potterb Phelan19     
*BC Boothc Barker b Phelan28     
PJP Burgeb Phelan27     
+ATW Groutc Edmeades b Phelan17     
JW Martinb Preston18     
GD McKenziec Barker b Phelan22     
RHD Sellersc Bailey b Preston4     
AN Connollynot out0     
Extras(7 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)12
Total(all out, 73.2 overs)218
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-51, 3-80, 4-116, 5-126, 6-146, 7-187, 8-206, 9-218, 10-218 (73.2 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knight15   3300--
Bailey16   6371--
Preston11   2273--
Hobbs9   3181--

Australians second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
WM Lawryb Phelan52     
RM Cowperc Fletcher b Phelan28     
NCL O'Neillc Fletcher b Phelan52     
PJP Burgec Knight b Phelan0     
*BC Boothc and b Preston95     
J Potterlbw b Phelan8     
+ATW Groutc Knight b Hobbs4     
JW Martinc Taylor b Knight19     
GD McKenziec Bear b Hobbs49     
RHD Sellersnot out0     
AN Connollyc Preston b Hobbs1     
Extras(5 lb)5
Total(all out, 92.4 overs)313
Fall of wickets:
1-69, 2-114, 3-119, 4-155, 5-179, 6-194, 7-238, 8-312, 9-312, 10-313 (92.4 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Knight6   2111--
Bailey12   1300--
Preston12   0401--
Phelan36   41545--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkerc Booth b Cowper9     
MJ Bearrun out26     
+B Taylorlbw b Potter33     
KWR Fletchernot out19     
*TE Baileyst Grout b Booth15     
BR Knightnot out4     
JWT Wilcoxdid not bat      
BEA Edmeadesdid not bat      
PJ Phelandid not bat      
RNS Hobbsdid not bat      
KC Prestondid not bat      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(4 wickets, 30 overs)109
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-67, 3-74, 4-105
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie3   0120--
Connolly6   2180--
Cowper8   2351--
O'Neill6   1190--
Potter5   1131--
Booth2   091--

--> KWR Fletcher (1) passed his previous highest score of 103 in First-Class matches
--> JWT Wilcox (1) passed 500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 18
--> RM Cowper (2) passed 3500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 18
--> BC Booth (2) passed 8000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 12
--> TE Bailey (2) passed 26500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 4
--> PJ Phelan reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Australians first innings