Australia tour of England, 1985 / Scorecard

The Ashes - 3rd Test

England v Australia

Match drawn

England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GA Gooch c Wessels b Lawson 70 190 132 12 0 53.03
RT Robinson c Border b Lawson 38 65 54 6 0 70.37
DI Gower* c †Phillips b O'Donnell 166 381 284 17 0 58.45
MW Gatting run out 74 244 162 9 0 45.67
AJ Lamb lbw b Lawson 17 49 29 3 0 58.62
IT Botham c O'Donnell b McDermott 38 37 35 7 0 108.57
PR Downton c Ritchie b McDermott 0 6 1 0 0 0.00
A Sidebottom c O'Donnell b Lawson 2 8 8 0 0 25.00
JE Emburey not out 16 58 26 2 0 61.53
PH Edmonds b Holland 12 34 31 1 0 38.70
PJW Allott c Border b Lawson 7 18 21 0 0 33.33
Extras (lb 12, w 1, nb 3) 16
Total (all out; 129.4 overs) 456 (3.51 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-55 (Robinson), 2-171 (Gooch), 3-358 (Gatting), 4-365 (Gower), 5-416 (Lamb), 6-416 (Botham), 7-419 (Downton), 8-419 (Sidebottom), 9-443 (Edmonds), 10-456 (Allott)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GF Lawson 39.4 10 103 5 2.59
CJ McDermott 35 3 147 2 4.20
SP O'Donnell 29 4 104 1 3.58
RG Holland 26 3 90 1 3.46
Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GM Wood c Robinson b Botham 172 596 449 21 0 38.30
AMJ Hilditch lbw b Allott 47 130 89 5 0 52.80
RG Holland lbw b Sidebottom 10 56 41 2 0 24.39
KC Wessels c †Downton b Emburey 33 95 85 1 0 38.82
AR Border* c Botham b Edmonds 23 16 17 2 1 135.29
DC Boon c & b Emburey 15 46 47 3 0 31.91
GM Ritchie b Edmonds 146 356 309 16 0 47.24
WB Phillips b Emburey 2 22 23 0 0 8.69
SP O'Donnell c †Downton b Botham 46 159 118 6 0 38.98
GF Lawson c Gooch b Botham 18 67 50 3 0 36.00
CJ McDermott not out 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 6, lb 7, w 2, nb 12) 27
Total (all out; 201.2 overs) 539 (2.67 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-87 (Hilditch), 2-128 (Holland), 3-205 (Wessels), 4-234 (Border), 5-263 (Boon), 6-424 (Wood), 7-437 (Phillips), 8-491 (Ritchie), 9-539 (O'Donnell), 10-539 (Lawson)
Bowling O M R W Econ
IT Botham 34.2 3 107 3 3.11
A Sidebottom 18.4 3 65 1 3.48
PJW Allott 18 4 55 1 3.05
PH Edmonds 66 18 155 2 2.34
JE Emburey 55 15 129 3 2.34
GA Gooch 8.2 2 13 0 1.56
MW Gatting 1 0 2 0 2.00
England 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GA Gooch c Ritchie b McDermott 48 117 91 6 0 52.74
RT Robinson not out 77 270 197 4 0 39.08
DI Gower* c †Phillips b McDermott 17 40 34 2 0 50.00
MW Gatting not out 35 109 89 5 0 39.32
Extras (b 1, lb 16, nb 2) 19
Total (2 wickets; 68 overs) 196 (2.88 runs per over)
Did not bat AJ Lamb, IT Botham, PR Downton, A Sidebottom, JE Emburey, PH Edmonds, PJW Allott
Fall of wickets 1-79 (Gooch), 2-107 (Gower)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GF Lawson 13 4 32 0 2.46
CJ McDermott 16 2 42 2 2.62
RG Holland 28 9 69 0 2.46
SP O'Donnell 10 2 26 0 2.60
GM Ritchie 1 0 10 0 10.00
Match details
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series 6-match series level 1-1
Test debut A Sidebottom (England)
Player of the match DI Gower (England)
Umpires DJ Constant and AGT Whitehead
Close of play
Thu, 11 Jul - day 1 - England 1st innings 279/2 (DI Gower 107*, MW Gatting 53*)
Fri, 12 Jul - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 94/1 (GM Wood 38*, RG Holland 4*)
Sat, 13 Jul - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 366/5 (GM Wood 152*, GM Ritchie 65*)
Sun, 14 Jul - rest day
Mon, 15 Jul - day 4 - England 2nd innings 8/0 (GA Gooch 4*, RT Robinson 3*)
Tue, 16 Jul - day 5 - England 2nd innings 196/2 (68 ov) - end of match
 
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