England tour of Australia, 1986/87 / Scorecard

The Ashes - 1st Test

Australia v England

England won by 7 wickets

England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
BC Broad c †Zoehrer b Reid 8 33 35 0 0 22.85
CWJ Athey c †Zoehrer b CD Matthews 76 290 189 7 0 40.21
MW Gatting* b Hughes 61 148 118 11 0 51.69
AJ Lamb lbw b Hughes 40 92 80 7 0 50.00
DI Gower c Ritchie b CD Matthews 51 148 91 6 0 56.04
IT Botham c Hughes b Waugh 138 249 174 13 4 79.31
CJ Richards b CD Matthews 0 7 4 0 0 0.00
JE Emburey c Waugh b Hughes 8 43 30 1 0 26.66
PAJ DeFreitas c CD Matthews b Waugh 40 73 71 6 0 56.33
PH Edmonds not out 9 15 10 1 0 90.00
GR Dilley c Boon b Waugh 0 7 8 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 3, lb 19, nb 3) 25
Total (all out; 134 overs) 456 (3.40 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-15 (Broad), 2-116 (Gatting), 3-198 (Lamb), 4-198 (Athey), 5-316 (Gower), 6-324 (Richards), 7-351 (Emburey), 8-443 (Botham), 9-451 (DeFreitas), 10-456 (Dilley)
Bowling O M R W Econ
BA Reid 31 4 86 1 2.77
MG Hughes 36 7 134 3 3.72
CD Matthews 35 10 95 3 2.71
SR Waugh 21 3 76 3 3.61
GRJ Matthews 11 2 43 0 3.90
Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GR Marsh c †Richards b Dilley 56 205 161 8 0 34.78
DC Boon c Broad b DeFreitas 10 46 32 2 0 31.25
TJ Zoehrer lbw b Dilley 38 91 86 5 0 44.18
DM Jones lbw b DeFreitas 8 41 32 0 0 25.00
AR Border* c DeFreitas b Edmonds 7 67 47 0 0 14.89
GM Ritchie c Edmonds b Dilley 41 120 115 4 1 35.65
GRJ Matthews not out 56 169 115 5 0 48.69
SR Waugh c †Richards b Dilley 0 9 5 0 0 0.00
CD Matthews c Gatting b Botham 11 54 34 1 0 32.35
MG Hughes b Botham 0 3 2 0 0 0.00
BA Reid c †Richards b Dilley 3 22 7 0 0 42.85
Extras (b 2, lb 8, w 2, nb 6) 18
Total (all out; 104.4 overs) 248 (2.36 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-27 (Boon), 2-97 (Zoehrer), 3-114 (Jones), 4-126 (Marsh), 5-159 (Border), 6-198 (Ritchie), 7-204 (Waugh), 8-239 (CD Matthews), 9-239 (Hughes), 10-248 (Reid)
Bowling O M R W Econ
PAJ DeFreitas 16 5 32 2 2.00
GR Dilley 25.4 7 68 5 2.64
JE Emburey 34 11 66 0 1.94
PH Edmonds 12 6 12 1 1.00
IT Botham 16 1 58 2 3.62
MW Gatting 1 0 2 0 2.00
Australia 2nd innings (following on) R M B 4s 6s SR
GR Marsh b DeFreitas 110 392 311 12 0 35.36
DC Boon lbw b Botham 14 35 22 2 0 63.63
DM Jones st †Richards b Emburey 18 29 24 2 0 75.00
AR Border* c Lamb b Emburey 23 70 78 2 0 29.48
GM Ritchie lbw b DeFreitas 45 176 164 2 1 27.43
GRJ Matthews c & b Dilley 13 31 26 2 0 50.00
SR Waugh b Emburey 28 52 41 3 0 68.29
TJ Zoehrer not out 16 30 26 3 0 61.53
CD Matthews lbw b Emburey 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
MG Hughes b DeFreitas 0 10 7 0 0 0.00
BA Reid c Broad b Emburey 2 10 7 0 0 28.57
Extras (b 5, lb 6, nb 2) 13
Total (all out; 116.5 overs) 282 (2.41 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-24 (Boon), 2-44 (Jones), 3-92 (Border), 4-205 (Ritchie), 5-224 (GRJ Matthews), 6-262 (Marsh), 7-266 (Waugh), 8-266 (CD Matthews), 9-275 (Hughes), 10-282 (Reid)
Bowling O M R W Econ
IT Botham 12 0 34 1 2.83
GR Dilley 19 6 47 1 2.47
JE Emburey 42.5 14 80 5 1.86
PAJ DeFreitas 17 2 62 3 3.64
PH Edmonds 24 8 46 0 1.91
MW Gatting 2 0 2 0 1.00
England 2nd innings (target: 75 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
BC Broad not out 35 87 82 6 0 42.68
CWJ Athey c Waugh b Hughes 1 13 10 0 0 10.00
MW Gatting* c GRJ Matthews b Hughes 12 16 15 3 0 80.00
AJ Lamb lbw b Reid 9 22 23 0 0 39.13
DI Gower not out 15 33 28 2 0 53.57
Extras (b 2, nb 3) 5
Total (3 wickets; 22.3 overs) 77 (3.42 runs per over)
Did not bat IT Botham, CJ Richards, JE Emburey, PAJ DeFreitas, PH Edmonds, GR Dilley
Fall of wickets 1-6 (Athey), 2-25 (Gatting), 3-40 (Lamb)
Bowling O M R W Econ
CD Matthews 4 0 11 0 2.75
MG Hughes 5.3 0 28 2 5.09
BA Reid 6 1 20 1 3.33
GRJ Matthews 7 1 16 0 2.28
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to field
Series England led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debuts CD Matthews (Australia); PAJ DeFreitas and CJ Richards (England)
Player of the match IT Botham (England)
Umpires AR Crafter and MW Johnson
Close of play
Fri, 14 Nov - day 1 - England 1st innings 198/2 (CWJ Athey 76*, AJ Lamb 40*)
Sat, 15 Nov - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 33/1 (GR Marsh 17*, TJ Zoehrer 0*)
Sun, 16 Nov - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 2/0 (GR Marsh 1*, DC Boon 1*)
Mon, 17 Nov - rest day
Tue, 18 Nov - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 243/5 (GR Marsh 108*, SR Waugh 12*)
Wed, 19 Nov - day 5 - England 2nd innings 77/3 (22.3 ov) - end of match
 
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Nov 19, 1986

The England squad celebrate after winning the first Ashes Test, Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane, 5th day, November 19, 1986

The England squad celebrate after winning the first Ashes Test

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Nov 19, 1986

Ian Botham, Mike Gatting and Phil DeFreitas celebrate England's win, Australia v England 1st Test, Brisbane, November 19 1986

Ian Botham, Mike Gatting and Phil DeFreitas celebrate England's win

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