Australia tour of England, Scotland, Netherlands and Denmark, 1989 / Scorecard

The Ashes - 6th Test

England v Australia

Match drawn

Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GR Marsh c Igglesden b Small 17 79 62 2 0 27.41
MA Taylor c †Russell b Igglesden 71 162 125 4 0 56.80
DC Boon c Atherton b Small 46 124 90 6 0 51.11
AR Border* c †Russell b Capel 76 251 156 11 0 48.71
DM Jones c Gower b Small 122 217 180 17 0 67.77
SR Waugh b Igglesden 14 44 28 1 0 50.00
IA Healy c †Russell b Pringle 44 59 44 6 0 100.00
TV Hohns c †Russell b Pringle 30 96 62 4 0 48.38
MG Hughes lbw b Pringle 21 46 42 3 0 50.00
GF Lawson b Pringle 2 9 8 0 0 25.00
TM Alderman not out 6 16 10 1 0 60.00
Extras (b 1, lb 9, nb 9) 19
Total (all out; 132.3 overs) 468 (3.53 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-48 (Marsh), 2-130 (Taylor), 3-149 (Boon), 4-345 (Border), 5-347 (Jones), 6-386 (Waugh), 7-409 (Healy), 8-447 (Hughes), 9-453 (Lawson), 10-468 (Hohns)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GC Small 40 8 141 3 3.52
AP Igglesden 24 2 91 2 3.79
DR Pringle 24.3 6 70 4 2.85
DJ Capel 16 2 66 1 4.12
NGB Cook 25 5 78 0 3.12
MA Atherton 1 0 10 0 10.00
GA Gooch 2 1 2 0 1.00
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GA Gooch lbw b Alderman 0 2 3 0 0 0.00
JP Stephenson c Waugh b Alderman 25 121 66 2 0 37.87
MA Atherton c †Healy b Hughes 12 51 34 2 0 35.29
RA Smith b Lawson 11 19 19 2 0 57.89
DI Gower* c †Healy b Alderman 79 166 120 11 0 65.83
DJ Capel lbw b Alderman 4 3 3 1 0 133.33
RC Russell c †Healy b Alderman 12 20 13 2 0 92.30
DR Pringle c Taylor b Hohns 27 148 90 0 0 30.00
GC Small c Jones b Lawson 59 139 97 8 0 60.82
NGB Cook c Jones b Lawson 31 124 102 2 0 30.39
AP Igglesden not out 2 38 23 0 0 8.69
Extras (b 2, lb 7, w 1, nb 13) 23
Total (all out; 92.1 overs) 285 (3.09 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-1 (Gooch), 2-28 (Atherton), 3-47 (Smith), 4-80 (Stephenson), 5-84 (Capel), 6-98 (Russell), 7-169 (Gower), 8-201 (Pringle), 9-274 (Small), 10-285 (Cook)
Bowling O M R W Econ
TM Alderman 27 7 66 5 2.44
GF Lawson 29.1 9 85 3 2.91
MG Hughes 23 3 84 1 3.65
TV Hohns 10 1 30 1 3.00
SR Waugh 3 0 11 0 3.66
Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GR Marsh lbw b Igglesden 4 15 13 0 0 30.76
MA Taylor c †Russell b Small 48 153 120 7 0 40.00
DC Boon run out 37 143 107 4 0 34.57
AR Border* not out 51 109 74 5 0 68.91
DM Jones b Capel 50 79 69 4 0 72.46
SR Waugh not out 7 24 12 0 0 58.33
Extras (b 2, lb 7, nb 13) 22
Total (4 wickets dec; 63 overs) 219 (3.47 runs per over)
Did not bat IA Healy, TV Hohns, MG Hughes, GF Lawson, TM Alderman
Fall of wickets 1-7 (Marsh), 2-100 (Taylor), 3-101 (Boon), 4-189 (Jones)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GC Small 20 4 57 1 2.85
AP Igglesden 13 1 55 1 4.23
DJ Capel 8 0 35 1 4.37
DR Pringle 16 0 53 0 3.31
NGB Cook 6 2 10 0 1.66
England 2nd innings (target: 403 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
GA Gooch c & b Alderman 10 55 34 0 0 29.41
JP Stephenson lbw b Alderman 11 32 23 1 0 47.82
MA Atherton b Lawson 14 65 47 2 0 29.78
RA Smith not out 77 146 99 11 0 77.77
DI Gower* c Waugh b Lawson 7 24 24 0 0 29.16
DJ Capel c Taylor b Hohns 17 69 50 2 0 34.00
RC Russell not out 0 9 6 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 1, w 1, nb 5) 7
Total (5 wickets; 46.1 overs) 143 (3.09 runs per over)
Did not bat DR Pringle, GC Small, NGB Cook, AP Igglesden
Fall of wickets 1-20 (Stephenson), 2-27 (Gooch), 3-51 (Atherton), 4-67 (Gower), 5-138 (Capel)
Bowling O M R W Econ
TM Alderman 13 3 30 2 2.30
GF Lawson 15.1 2 41 2 2.70
MG Hughes 8 2 34 0 4.25
TV Hohns 10 2 37 1 3.70
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series Australia won the 6-match series 4-0
Test debuts AP Igglesden and JP Stephenson (England)
Player of the match DM Jones (Australia)
Players of the series TM Alderman (Australia) and RC Russell (England)
Umpires HD Bird and KE Palmer
Close of play
Thu, 24 Aug - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 325/3 (AR Border 66*, DM Jones 114*)
Fri, 25 Aug - day 2 - England 1st innings 1/1 (JP Stephenson 0*, MA Atherton 0*)
Sat, 26 Aug - day 3 - England 1st innings 124/6 (DI Gower 43*, DR Pringle 6*)
Sun, 27 Aug - rest day
Mon, 28 Aug - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 87/1 (MA Taylor 43*, DC Boon 29*)
Tue, 29 Aug - day 5 - England 2nd innings 143/5 (46.1 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • Attendance: 55,989
  • A.R.Border becomes the first Australian captain since W.M.Woodful in 1934 to regain the Ashes in England.
 
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Aug 24, 1989

John Stephenson plays a cut shot, England v Australia, 6th Test, The Oval

John Stephenson plays a cut shot

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