England tour of Australia, 5th Test: Australia v England at Sydney, Jan 10-15, 1987
The Ashes - 5th Test
Australia won by 55 runs
10,11,12,14,15 January 1987 (5-day match)
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GR Marsh c Gatting b Small 24 86 57 2 0 42.10
GM Ritchie lbw b Dilley 6 20 12 1 0 50.00
DM Jones not out 184 540 421 12 1 43.70
AR Border* c Botham b Edmonds 34 137 112 3 0 30.35
DM Wellham c †Richards b Small 17 49 49 2 0 34.69
SR Waugh c †Richards b Small 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
PR Sleep c †Richards b Small 9 16 15 1 0 60.00
TJ Zoehrer c Gatting b Small 12 56 38 0 0 31.57
PL Taylor c Emburey b Edmonds 11 84 64 1 0 17.18
MG Hughes c Botham b Edmonds 16 116 108 1 0 14.81
BA Reid b Dilley 4 5 3 1 0 133.33
Extras (b 12, lb 4, w 2, nb 8) 26
  Total (all out; 144.5 overs) 343 (2.36 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  GR Dilley 23.5 5 67 2 2.81
  GC Small 33 11 75 5 2.27
  IT Botham 23 10 42 0 1.82
  JE Emburey 30 4 62 0 2.06
  PH Edmonds 34 5 79 3 2.32
  MW Gatting 1 0 2 0 2.00
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
BC Broad lbw b Hughes 6 22 19 1 0 31.57
CWJ Athey c †Zoehrer b Hughes 5 12 7 1 0 71.42
MW Gatting* lbw b Reid 0 5 2 0 0 0.00
AJ Lamb c †Zoehrer b Taylor 24 92 60 4 0 40.00
DI Gower c Wellham b Taylor 72 133 144 12 0 50.00
IT Botham c Marsh b Taylor 16 15 13 2 1 123.07
CJ Richards c Wellham b Reid 46 162 136 7 0 33.82
JE Emburey b Taylor 69 210 168 8 0 41.07
PH Edmonds c Marsh b Taylor 3 15 14 0 0 21.42
GC Small b Taylor 14 55 31 1 0 45.16
GR Dilley not out 4 10 4 1 0 100.00
Extras (b 9, lb 3, w 2, nb 2) 16
  Total (all out; 94 overs) 275 (2.92 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  MG Hughes 16 3 58 2 3.62
  BA Reid 25 7 74 2 2.96
  SR Waugh 6 4 6 0 1.00
  PL Taylor 26 7 78 6 3.00
  PR Sleep 21 6 47 0 2.23
  Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GR Marsh c Emburey b Dilley 14 52 39 2 0 35.89
GM Ritchie c Botham b Edmonds 13 67 46 0 0 28.26
DM Jones c †Richards b Emburey 30 146 109 2 0 27.52
AR Border* b Edmonds 49 113 95 8 0 51.57
DM Wellham c Lamb b Emburey 1 26 17 0 0 5.88
SR Waugh c Athey b Emburey 73 185 172 5 0 42.44
PR Sleep c Lamb b Emburey 10 22 25 2 0 40.00
TJ Zoehrer lbw b Emburey 1 11 14 0 0 7.14
PL Taylor c Lamb b Emburey 42 160 154 1 0 27.27
MG Hughes b Emburey 5 31 27 0 0 18.51
BA Reid not out 1 7 5 0 0 20.00
Extras (b 5, lb 7) 12
  Total (all out; 117 overs) 251 (2.14 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  GR Dilley 15 4 48 1 3.20
  GC Small 8 2 17 0 2.12
  PH Edmonds 43 16 79 2 1.83
  JE Emburey 46 15 78 7 1.69
  IT Botham 3 0 17 0 5.66
  MW Gatting 2 2 0 0 0.00
  England 2nd innings (target: 320 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
BC Broad c & b Sleep 17 39 31 1 0 54.83
CWJ Athey b Sleep 31 164 134 3 0 23.13
DI Gower c Marsh b Border 37 119 92 5 0 40.21
AJ Lamb c Waugh b Taylor 3 26 25 0 0 12.00
MW Gatting* c & b Waugh 96 210 161 10 1 59.62
IT Botham c Wellham b Taylor 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
CJ Richards b Sleep 38 218 166 2 0 22.89
JE Emburey b Sleep 22 68 56 4 0 39.28
PH Edmonds lbw b Sleep 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
GC Small c Border b Reid 0 27 19 0 0 0.00
GR Dilley not out 2 6 2 0 0 100.00
Extras (b 8, lb 6, w 1, nb 3) 18
  Total (all out; 114 overs) 264 (2.31 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  MG Hughes 12 3 32 0 2.66
  BA Reid 19 8 32 1 1.68
  PR Sleep 35 14 72 5 2.05
  PL Taylor 29 10 76 2 2.62
  AR Border 13 6 25 1 1.92
  SR Waugh 6 2 13 1 2.16

Match details


Toss - Australia, who chose to bat
Series - England won the 5-match series 2-1
Test debut - PL Taylor (Australia)
Player of the match - PL Taylor (Australia)
Player of the series - BC Broad (England)
Umpires - PJ McConnell and SG Randell
Close of play
  • Sat, 10 Jan - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 236/7 (DM Jones 119*, PL Taylor 0*)
  • Sun, 11 Jan - day 2 - England 1st innings 132/5 (DI Gower 62*, CJ Richards 8*)
  • Mon, 12 Jan - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 74/2 (DM Jones 6*, AR Border 38*)
  • Tue, 13 Jan - rest day
  • Wed, 14 Jan - day 4 - England 2nd innings 39/1 (CWJ Athey 11*, DI Gower 7*)
  • Thu, 15 Jan - day 5 - England 2nd innings 264 (114 ov) - end of match
 
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