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478-9d & 119-1
Series badge Won toss. Elected to batAUS
118 & 477
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Overs: 21.3 RR: 5.53 vs spin: 3.60
vs seam: 6.00
Overs: 144.4 RR: 3.30 vs spin: 2.91
vs seam: 3.17
Thu 05/06/97 England v Australia, 1st Test, Edgbaston, Birmingham
ENGLAND WIN England won by 9 wickets
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Australia - 1st Inns 118 (31.5; RR: 3.71)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
MA Taylor c Butcher b Malcolm 7 16 1 0 43.75
MTG Elliott b Gough 6 13 1 0 46.15
GS Blewett c Hussain b Gough 7 15 0 0 46.67
ME Waugh b Gough 5 25 1 0 20.00
SR Waugh c Stewart b Caddick 12 20 3 0 60.00
MG Bevan c Ealham b Malcolm 8 21 1 0 38.10
IA Healy c Stewart b Caddick 0 1 0 0 0.00
JN Gillespie lbw b Caddick 4 8 1 0 50.00
SK Warne c Malcolm b Caddick 47 46 8 0 102.17
MS Kasprowicz c Butcher b Caddick 17 28 3 0 60.71
GD McGrath not out 1 3 0 0 33.33
Extras (0b, 0lb, 2w, 2nb) 4  
TOTAL 118 all out (31.5 overs; RR: 3.71)

Fall of wickets

11-1 (MTG Elliott 0.0 ov), 15-2 (MA Taylor 0.0 ov), 26-3 (ME Waugh 0.0 ov), 28-4 (GS Blewett 0.0 ov), 48-5 (SR Waugh 0.0 ov), 48-6 (IA Healy 0.0 ov), 48-7 (MG Bevan 0.0 ov), 54-8 (JN Gillespie 0.0 ov), 110-9 (MS Kasprowicz 0.0 ov), 118-10 (SK Warne 0.0 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
D Gough 10.0 1 43 3 4.30 2 3
DE Malcolm 10.0 2 25 2 2.50 0 0
AR Caddick 11.5 1 50 5 4.55 0 2

England - 1st Inns 478-9 (138.4; RR: 3.45)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
MA Butcher c Healy b Kasprowicz 8 13 2 0 61.54
MA Atherton c Healy b McGrath 2 4 0 0 50.00
AJ Stewart c Elliott b Gillespie 18 33 3 0 54.55
N Hussain c Healy b Warne 207 337 38 0 61.42
GP Thorpe c Bevan b McGrath 138 245 19 0 56.33
JP Crawley c Healy b Kasprowicz 1 14 0 0 7.14
MA Ealham not out 53 131 7 0 40.46
RDB Croft c Healy b Kasprowicz 24 56 4 0 42.86
D Gough c Healy b Kasprowicz 0 9 0 0 0.00
AR Caddick lbw b Bevan 0 7 0 0 0.00
DE Malcolm  
Extras (4b, 7lb, 1w, 15nb) 27  
TOTAL 478-9 (138.4 overs; RR: 3.45)

Fall of wickets

8-1 (MA Atherton 0.0 ov), 16-2 (MA Butcher 0.0 ov), 50-3 (AJ Stewart 0.0 ov), 338-4 (GP Thorpe 0.0 ov), 345-5 (JP Crawley 0.0 ov), 416-6 (N Hussain 0.0 ov), 460-7 (RDB Croft 0.0 ov), 463-8 (D Gough 0.0 ov), 478-9 (AR Caddick 0.0 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
GD McGrath 32.0 8 107 2 3.34 0 7
MS Kasprowicz 39.0 8 113 4 2.90 1 6
JN Gillespie 10.0 1 48 1 4.80 0 1
SK Warne 35.0 8 110 1 3.14 0 1
MG Bevan 10.4 0 44 1 4.40 0 0
SR Waugh 12.0 2 45 0 3.75 0 2

Australia - 2nd Inns 477 (144.4; RR: 3.30)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
MTG Elliott b Croft 66 113 12 0 58.41
MA Taylor c & b Croft 129 296 11 1 43.58
GS Blewett c Butcher b Croft 125 228 19 1 54.82
SR Waugh lbw b Gough 33 100 3 0 33.00
MG Bevan c Hussain b Gough 24 41 4 0 58.54
ME Waugh c Stewart b Gough 1 7 0 0 14.29
IA Healy c Atherton b Ealham 30 48 5 0 62.50
SK Warne c & b Ealham 32 34 5 0 94.12
MS Kasprowicz c Butcher b Ealham 0 2 0 0 0.00
JN Gillespie run out 0 6 0 0 0.00
GD McGrath not out 0 0 0 0
Extras (18b, 12lb, 2w, 5nb) 37  
TOTAL 477 all out (144.4 overs; RR: 3.30)

Fall of wickets

133-1 (MTG Elliott 0.0 ov), 327-2 (MA Taylor 0.0 ov), 354-3 (GS Blewett 0.0 ov), 393-4 (MG Bevan 0.0 ov), 399-5 (ME Waugh 0.0 ov), 431-6 (SR Waugh 0.0 ov), 465-7 (IA Healy 0.0 ov), 465-8 (MS Kasprowicz 0.0 ov), 477-9 (JN Gillespie 0.0 ov), 477-10 (SK Warne 0.0 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
D Gough 35.0 7 123 3 3.51 0 4
DE Malcolm 21.0 6 52 0 2.48 0 0
RDB Croft 43.0 10 125 3 2.91 2 0
AR Caddick 30.0 6 87 0 2.90 0 3
MA Ealham 15.4 3 60 3 4.00 0 0

England - 2nd Inns 119-1 (21.3; RR: 5.53)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
MA Butcher lbw b Kasprowicz 14 10 2 0 140.00
MA Atherton not out 57 65 9 0 87.69
AJ Stewart not out 40 54 7 0 74.07
N Hussain  
GP Thorpe  
JP Crawley  
MA Ealham  
RDB Croft  
D Gough  
AR Caddick  
DE Malcolm  
Extras (4b, 4lb, 0w, 0nb) 8  
TOTAL 119-1 (21.3 overs; RR: 5.53)

Fall of wickets

29-1 (MA Butcher 0.0 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
GD McGrath 7.0 1 42 0 6.00 0 0
MS Kasprowicz 7.0 0 42 1 6.00 0 0
SK Warne 7.3 0 27 0 3.86 0 0

Match Info

Match

England v Australia at Birmingham, 1st Test

Date

Thursday June 5, 1997

Toss

Australia won the toss and elected to bat

Time

11:00am BST

Venue

Edgbaston, Birmingham

Umpires

P Willey, SA Bucknor

England Team

Playing XI

MA Atherton, DE Malcolm, N Hussain, AJ Stewart, AR Caddick, GP Thorpe, D Gough, JP Crawley, RDB Croft, MA Ealham, MA Butcher

Australia Team

Playing XI

SR Waugh, IA Healy, MA Taylor, ME Waugh, SK Warne, GD McGrath, MG Bevan, GS Blewett, MS Kasprowicz, JN Gillespie, MTG Elliott