Australia tour of England, 1985 / Scorecard

The Ashes - 4th Test

England v Australia

Match drawn

Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
KC Wessels c Botham b Emburey 34 83 61 2 0 55.73
AMJ Hilditch c Gower b Edmonds 49 132 93 4 0 52.68
DC Boon c Lamb b Botham 61 190 146 6 0 41.78
AR Border* st †Downton b Edmonds 8 35 17 1 0 47.05
GM Ritchie c & b Edmonds 4 1 3 1 0 133.33
WB Phillips c †Downton b Botham 36 84 71 4 0 50.70
GRJ Matthews b Botham 4 37 25 0 0 16.00
SP O'Donnell b Edmonds 45 95 78 3 1 57.69
GF Lawson c †Downton b Botham 4 18 17 0 0 23.52
CJ McDermott lbw b Emburey 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
RG Holland not out 5 49 27 0 0 18.51
Extras (lb 3, w 1, nb 3) 7
Total (all out; 89.1 overs) 257 (2.88 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-71 (Wessels), 2-97 (Hilditch), 3-118 (Border), 4-122 (Ritchie), 5-193 (Phillips), 6-198 (Boon), 7-211 (Matthews), 8-223 (Lawson), 9-224 (McDermott), 10-257 (O'Donnell)
Bowling O M R W Econ
IT Botham 23 4 79 4 3.43
JP Agnew 14 0 65 0 4.64
PJW Allott 13 1 29 0 2.23
JE Emburey 24 7 41 2 1.70
PH Edmonds 15.1 4 40 4 2.63
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GA Gooch lbw b McDermott 74 207 143 9 0 51.74
RT Robinson c Border b McDermott 10 19 12 2 0 83.33
DI Gower* c Hilditch b McDermott 47 195 141 5 0 33.33
MW Gatting c †Phillips b McDermott 160 355 266 21 0 60.15
AJ Lamb run out 67 195 137 8 0 48.90
IT Botham c O'Donnell b McDermott 20 33 25 3 0 80.00
PR Downton b McDermott 23 132 82 1 0 28.04
JE Emburey not out 31 60 37 3 0 83.78
PH Edmonds b McDermott 1 5 7 0 0 14.28
PJW Allott b McDermott 7 17 11 1 0 63.63
JP Agnew not out 2 16 8 0 0 25.00
Extras (b 7, lb 16, nb 17) 40
Total (9 wickets dec; 141 overs) 482 (3.41 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-21 (Robinson), 2-142 (Gooch), 3-148 (Gower), 4-304 (Lamb), 5-339 (Botham), 6-430 (Gatting), 7-448 (Downton), 8-450 (Edmonds), 9-470 (Allott)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GF Lawson 37 7 114 0 3.08
CJ McDermott 36 3 141 8 3.91
RG Holland 38 7 101 0 2.65
SP O'Donnell 21 6 82 0 3.90
GRJ Matthews 9 2 21 0 2.33
Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
AMJ Hilditch b Emburey 40 116 84 3 1 47.61
GRJ Matthews c & b Edmonds 17 64 42 2 0 40.47
KC Wessels c & b Emburey 50 115 115 8 0 43.47
AR Border* not out 146 343 334 13 0 43.71
DC Boon b Emburey 7 28 36 1 0 19.44
GM Ritchie b Emburey 31 124 102 3 1 30.39
WB Phillips not out 39 123 130 6 0 30.00
Extras (b 1, lb 6, nb 3) 10
Total (5 wickets; 140 overs) 340 (2.42 runs per over)
Did not bat SP O'Donnell, GF Lawson, CJ McDermott, RG Holland
Fall of wickets 1-38 (Matthews), 2-85 (Hilditch), 3-126 (Wessels), 4-138 (Boon), 5-213 (Ritchie)
Bowling O M R W Econ
IT Botham 15 3 50 0 3.33
PJW Allott 6 2 4 0 0.66
PH Edmonds 54 12 122 1 2.25
JE Emburey 51 17 99 4 1.94
JP Agnew 9 2 34 0 3.77
MW Gatting 4 0 14 0 3.50
AJ Lamb 1 0 10 0 10.00
Match details
Toss England, who chose to field
Series 6-match series level 1-1
Player of the match CJ McDermott (Australia)
Umpires HD Bird and DR Shepherd
Close of play
Thu, 1 Aug - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 257
Fri, 2 Aug - day 2 - England 1st innings 233/3 (MW Gatting 45*, AJ Lamb 38*)
Sat, 3 Aug - day 3 - England 1st innings 448/6 (PR Downton 23*, JE Emburey 12*)
Sun, 4 Aug - rest day
Mon, 5 Aug - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 192/4 (AR Border 49*, GM Ritchie 22*)
Tue, 6 Aug - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 340/5 (140 ov) - end of match
 
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