The Ashes - 3rd Test

Australia v England

Match drawn

Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GR Marsh c Larkins b Malcolm 13 55 41 2 0 31.70
MA Taylor c †Russell b Malcolm 11 79 47 2 0 23.40
DC Boon c Atherton b Gooch 97 201 174 17 0 55.74
AR Border* b Hemmings 78 251 184 10 0 42.39
DM Jones st †Russell b Small 60 200 120 7 0 50.00
SR Waugh c Stewart b Malcolm 48 66 61 8 0 78.68
GRJ Matthews c Hemmings b Tufnell 128 242 175 17 0 73.14
IA Healy c Small b Hemmings 35 93 61 2 0 57.37
CG Rackemann b Hemmings 1 15 8 0 0 12.50
TM Alderman not out 26 86 73 1 0 35.61
BA Reid c Smith b Malcolm 0 15 7 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 5, lb 8, nb 8) 21
Total (all out; 157 overs; 657 mins) 518 (3.29 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-21 (Marsh), 2-38 (Taylor), 3-185 (Boon), 4-226 (Border), 5-292 (Waugh), 6-347 (Jones), 7-442 (Healy), 8-457 (Rackemann), 9-512 (Matthews), 10-518 (Reid)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DE Malcolm 45 12 128 4 2.84 (7nb)
GC Small 31 5 103 1 3.32 (1nb)
EE Hemmings 32 7 105 3 3.28
PCR Tufnell 30 6 95 1 3.16
GA Gooch 14 3 46 1 3.28
MA Atherton 5 0 28 0 5.60
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GA Gooch* c †Healy b Reid 59 148 127 5 0 46.45
MA Atherton c Boon b Matthews 105 451 349 8 0 30.08
W Larkins run out (Border) 11 44 33 2 0 33.33
RA Smith c †Healy b Reid 18 67 50 3 0 36.00
DI Gower c Marsh b Reid 123 312 236 15 0 52.11
AJ Stewart lbw b Alderman 91 157 146 12 0 62.32
RC Russell not out 30 90 64 3 0 46.87
GC Small lbw b Alderman 10 28 21 1 0 47.61
EE Hemmings b Alderman 0 2 3 0 0 0.00
PCR Tufnell not out 5 22 15 1 0 33.33
Extras (b 1, lb 8, nb 8) 17
Total (8 wickets dec; 172.1 overs; 665 mins) 469 (2.72 runs per over)
Did not bat DE Malcolm
Fall of wickets 1-95 (Gooch), 2-116 (Larkins), 3-156 (Smith), 4-295 (Atherton), 5-394 (Gower), 6-426 (Stewart), 7-444 (Small), 8-444 (Hemmings)
Bowling O M R W Econ
TM Alderman 20.1 4 62 3 3.07 (2nb)
BA Reid 35.1 9 79 3 2.24 (4nb)
CG Rackemann 25.5 5 89 0 3.44
GRJ Matthews 58 16 145 1 2.50 (2nb)
AR Border 19 5 45 0 2.36
SR Waugh 14 3 40 0 2.85
Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Taylor lbw b Hemmings 19 39 31 2 0 61.29
GR Marsh c Stewart b Malcolm 4 26 13 0 0 30.76
IA Healy c Smith b Tufnell 69 165 160 6 0 43.12
DC Boon c Gooch b Tufnell 29 73 72 3 0 40.27
AR Border* c Gooch b Tufnell 20 34 29 3 0 68.96
DM Jones c & b Tufnell 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
SR Waugh c †Russell b Hemmings 14 32 28 2 0 50.00
GRJ Matthews b Hemmings 19 72 56 0 0 33.92
CG Rackemann b Malcolm 9 107 102 0 0 8.82
TM Alderman c Gower b Tufnell 1 10 10 0 0 10.00
BA Reid not out 5 28 32 0 0 15.62
Extras (lb 16) 16
Total (all out; 89 overs; 300 mins) 205 (2.30 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-21 (Marsh), 2-29 (Taylor), 3-81 (Boon), 4-129 (Border), 5-129 (Jones), 6-166 (Waugh), 7-166 (Healy), 8-189 (Matthews), 9-192 (Alderman), 10-205 (Rackemann)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DE Malcolm 6 1 19 2 3.16
GC Small 2 1 6 0 3.00
EE Hemmings 41 9 94 3 2.29
PCR Tufnell 37 18 61 5 1.64
MA Atherton 3 1 9 0 3.00
England 2nd innings (target: 255 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
GA Gooch* c Border b Matthews 54 68 42 7 0 128.57
DI Gower c Taylor b Matthews 36 53 38 3 0 94.73
W Larkins lbw b Border 0 2 3 0 0 0.00
AJ Stewart run out (Alderman/Matthews) 7 10 10 0 0 70.00
RA Smith not out 10 31 27 1 0 37.03
MA Atherton not out 3 28 32 0 0 9.37
Extras (lb 1, nb 2) 3
Total (4 wickets; 25 overs) 113 (4.52 runs per over)
Did not bat RC Russell, GC Small, EE Hemmings, PCR Tufnell, DE Malcolm
Fall of wickets 1-84 (Gower), 2-84 (Larkins), 3-100 (Gooch), 4-100 (Stewart)
Bowling O M R W Econ
TM Alderman 4 0 29 0 7.25 (2nb)
CG Rackemann 3 0 20 0 6.66
GRJ Matthews 9 2 26 2 2.88
AR Border 9 1 37 1 4.11
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series Australia led the 5-match series 2-0
Player of the match MA Atherton (England)
Umpires AR Crafter and PJ McConnell
Close of play
Fri, 4 Jan - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 259/4 (DM Jones 27*, SR Waugh 22*)
Sat, 5 Jan - day 2 - England 1st innings 1/0 (GA Gooch 1*, MA Atherton 0*)
Sun, 6 Jan - day 3 - England 1st innings 227/3 (MA Atherton 94*, DI Gower 33*)
Mon, 7 Jan - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 38/2 (IA Healy 9*, DC Boon 3*)
Tue, 8 Jan - day 5 - England 2nd innings 113/4 (25 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Border completed 3000 Test runs against England when he reached 17 in the 2nd innings
  • Tufnell narrowly missed a hat-trick when Gower dropped Waugh at silly point (difficult chance) after dismissing Border (caugh at square leg) and Jones (simple pop back) with successive balls in his 17th over.
  • Lunch: Australia 152/5 (Healy 64*, Waugh 7*)
  • Tea: Australia 205 all out
  • England were set a target of 255 runs from 28 overs
  • Gower completed 8000 Test runs when he reached 15 in the 2nd innings
  • Match called off at 5.45pm
  • Attendance: 9,002 (Total: 106,304)
 
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Series Results
Australia v England at Perth - Feb 1-5, 1991
Australia won by 9 wickets
Australia v England at Adelaide - Jan 25-29, 1991
Match drawn
Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 4-8, 1991
Match drawn
Australia v England at Melbourne - Dec 26-30, 1990
Australia won by 8 wickets
Australia v England at Brisbane - Nov 23-25, 1990
Australia won by 10 wickets
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Jan 8, 1991

Phil Tufnell ponders life, Australia v England, 3rd Test, Sydney, January 8, 1991

Phil Tufnell ponders life

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Jan 8, 1991

Phil Tufnell can't hide his dismay after another appeal is turned down. Australia v England, 3rd Test, Sydney, January 8, 1991

Phil Tufnell can't hide his dismay after another appeal is turned down

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