Australia tour of England, 6th Test: England v Australia at The Oval, Aug 29-Sep 2, 1985
The Ashes - 6th Test
England won by an innings and 94 runs
29,30,31 August, 2 September 1985 (5-day match)
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GA Gooch c & b McDermott 196 423 310 27 0 63.22
RT Robinson b McDermott 3 35 21 0 0 14.28
DI Gower* c Bennett b McDermott 157 335 216 20 0 72.68
MW Gatting c Border b Bennett 4 25 27 0 0 14.81
JE Emburey c Wellham b Lawson 9 27 17 1 0 52.94
AJ Lamb c McDermott b Lawson 1 28 15 0 0 6.66
IT Botham c †Phillips b Lawson 12 34 23 2 0 52.17
PR Downton b McDermott 16 75 46 1 0 34.78
RM Ellison c †Phillips b Gilbert 3 43 32 0 0 9.37
PH Edmonds lbw b Lawson 12 34 26 2 0 46.15
LB Taylor not out 1 15 10 0 0 10.00
Extras (b 13, lb 11, nb 26) 50
  Total (all out; 118.2 overs) 464 (3.92 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  GF Lawson 29.2 6 101 4 3.44
  CJ McDermott 31 2 108 4 3.48
  DR Gilbert 21 2 96 1 4.57
  MJ Bennett 32 8 111 1 3.46
  AR Border 2 0 8 0 4.00
  KC Wessels 3 0 16 0 5.33
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GM Wood lbw b Botham 22 31 27 3 0 81.48
AMJ Hilditch c Gooch b Botham 17 60 32 1 0 53.12
KC Wessels b Emburey 12 56 51 0 0 23.52
AR Border* b Edmonds 38 105 67 4 0 56.71
DM Wellham c †Downton b Ellison 13 52 41 2 0 31.70
GM Ritchie not out 64 195 156 5 0 41.02
WB Phillips b Edmonds 18 38 29 2 0 62.06
MJ Bennett c Robinson b Ellison 12 49 46 1 0 26.08
GF Lawson c Botham b Taylor 14 29 26 1 0 53.84
CJ McDermott run out 25 34 23 2 1 108.69
DR Gilbert b Botham 1 13 9 0 0 11.11
Extras (lb 3, w 2) 5
  Total (all out; 84 overs) 241 (2.86 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  IT Botham 20 3 64 3 3.20
  LB Taylor 13 1 39 1 3.00
  RM Ellison 18 5 35 2 1.94
  JE Emburey 19 7 48 1 2.52
  PH Edmonds 14 2 52 2 3.71
  Australia 2nd innings (following on) R M B 4s 6s SR
GM Wood b Botham 6 27 18 1 0 33.33
AMJ Hilditch c Gower b Taylor 9 36 27 0 0 33.33
KC Wessels c †Downton b Botham 7 34 21 0 0 33.33
AR Border* c Botham b Ellison 58 157 92 7 0 63.04
DM Wellham lbw b Ellison 5 19 17 0 0 29.41
GM Ritchie c †Downton b Ellison 6 58 42 0 0 14.28
WB Phillips c †Downton b Botham 10 30 24 1 0 41.66
MJ Bennett c & b Taylor 11 43 29 1 0 37.93
GF Lawson c †Downton b Ellison 7 16 10 1 0 70.00
CJ McDermott c Botham b Ellison 2 3 4 0 0 50.00
DR Gilbert not out 0 2 0 0 0 -
Extras (b 4, nb 4) 8
  Total (all out; 46.3 overs) 129 (2.77 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  IT Botham 17 3 44 3 2.58
  LB Taylor 11.3 1 34 2 2.95
  RM Ellison 17 3 46 5 2.70
  JE Emburey 1 0 1 0 1.00

Match details


Toss - England, who chose to bat
Series - England won the 6-match series 3-1
Test debut - DR Gilbert (Australia)
Player of the match - GA Gooch (England)
Player of the series - DI Gower (England)
Umpires - HD Bird and KE Palmer
Close of play
  • Thu, 29 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 376/3 (GA Gooch 179*, JE Emburey 0*)
  • Fri, 30 Aug - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 145/6 (GM Ritchie 20*, MJ Bennett 0*)
  • Sat, 31 Aug - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 62/4 (AR Border 26*, GM Ritchie 6*)
  • Sun, 1 Sep - rest day
  • Mon, 2 Sep - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 129 (46.3 ov) - end of match
 
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