The Ashes - 1st Test

Australia v England

England won by 7 wickets

Partnerships - England 2nd innings
Wkt Runs Overs RR Player Player Start End
1st 6 CWJ Athey BC Broad - 1/6
2nd 19 MW Gatting BC Broad 1/6 2/25
3rd 15 AJ Lamb BC Broad 2/25 3/40
4th 37* DI Gower BC Broad 3/40 3/77 (22.3)
Highest partnerships in the match
Inns Wkt Runs Overs RR Player Player Start End
1 5th 118 DI Gower IT Botham 4/198 5/316
3 4th 113 GM Ritchie GR Marsh 3/92 4/205
1 2nd 101 MW Gatting CWJ Athey 1/15 2/116
1 8th 92 IT Botham PAJ DeFreitas 7/351 8/443
1 3rd 82 AJ Lamb CWJ Athey 2/116 3/198
2 2nd 70 TJ Zoehrer GR Marsh 1/27 2/97
3 3rd 48 AR Border GR Marsh 2/44 3/92
2 6th 39 GM Ritchie GRJ Matthews 5/159 6/198
3 6th 38 GR Marsh SR Waugh 5/224 6/262
4 4th 37* DI Gower BC Broad 3/40 3/77 (22.3)
2 8th 35 CD Matthews GRJ Matthews 7/204 8/239
2 5th 33 AR Border GM Ritchie 4/126 5/159
2 1st 27 DC Boon GR Marsh - 1/27
1 7th 27 JE Emburey IT Botham 6/324 7/351
3 1st 24 DC Boon GR Marsh - 1/24
3 2nd 20 DM Jones GR Marsh 1/24 2/44
4 2nd 19 MW Gatting BC Broad 1/6 2/25
3 5th 19 GRJ Matthews GR Marsh 4/205 5/224
2 3rd 17 DM Jones GR Marsh 2/97 3/114
4 3rd 15 AJ Lamb BC Broad 2/25 3/40
1 1st 15 BC Broad CWJ Athey - 1/15
2 4th 12 GR Marsh AR Border 3/114 4/126
3 9th 9 MG Hughes TJ Zoehrer 8/266 9/275
2 10th 9 BA Reid GRJ Matthews 9/239 10/248
1 9th 8 PAJ DeFreitas PH Edmonds 8/443 9/451
1 6th 8 CJ Richards IT Botham 5/316 6/324
3 10th 7 BA Reid TJ Zoehrer 9/275 10/282
4 1st 6 CWJ Athey BC Broad - 1/6
2 7th 6 SR Waugh GRJ Matthews 6/198 7/204
1 10th 5 GR Dilley PH Edmonds 9/451 10/456
3 7th 4 SR Waugh TJ Zoehrer 6/262 7/266
3 8th 0 CD Matthews TJ Zoehrer 7/266 8/266
2 9th 0 MG Hughes GRJ Matthews 8/239 9/239
1 4th 0 CWJ Athey DI Gower 3/198 4/198
Series Results
Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 10-15, 1987
Australia won by 55 runs
Australia v England at Melbourne - Dec 26-28, 1986
England won by an innings and 14 runs
Australia v England at Adelaide - Dec 12-16, 1986
Match drawn
Australia v England at Perth - Nov 28-Dec 3, 1986
Match drawn
Australia v England at Brisbane - Nov 14-19, 1986
England won by 7 wickets
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Photos

Nov 19, 1986

The England squad celebrate after winning the first Ashes Test, Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane, 5th day, November 19, 1986

The England squad celebrate after winning the first Ashes Test

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Nov 19, 1986

Ian Botham, Mike Gatting and Phil DeFreitas celebrate England's win, Australia v England 1st Test, Brisbane, November 19 1986

Ian Botham, Mike Gatting and Phil DeFreitas celebrate England's win

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