The Ashes - 1st Test

Australia v England

Australia won by 184 runs

Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MJ Slater c Gatting b Gooch 176 324 244 25 0 72.13
MA Taylor* run out (Gough/†Rhodes) 59 134 110 8 0 53.63
DC Boon b Gough 3 34 24 0 0 12.50
ME Waugh c Stewart b Gough 140 323 215 14 1 65.11
MG Bevan c Hick b Gough 7 25 18 0 0 38.88
SK Warne c †Rhodes b Gough 2 38 25 0 0 8.00
SR Waugh c Hick b DeFreitas 19 33 30 3 0 63.33
IA Healy c Hick b DeFreitas 7 35 25 0 0 28.00
CJ McDermott c Gough b McCague 2 20 7 0 0 28.57
TBA May not out 3 22 21 0 0 14.28
GD McGrath c Gough b McCague 0 9 5 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 5, lb 2, nb 1) 8
Total (all out; 120.2 overs; 503 mins) 426 (3.54 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-99 (Taylor), 2-126 (Boon), 3-308 (Slater), 4-326 (Bevan), 5-352 (Warne), 6-379 (SR Waugh), 7-407 (Healy), 8-419 (McDermott), 9-425 (ME Waugh), 10-426 (McGrath, 120.2 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
PAJ DeFreitas 31 8 102 2 3.29 (1nb)
MJ McCague 19.2 4 96 2 4.96
D Gough 32 7 107 4 3.34
PCR Tufnell 25 3 72 0 2.88
GA Hick 4 0 22 0 5.50
GA Gooch 9 2 20 1 2.22
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Atherton* c †Healy b McDermott 54 234 168 5 0 32.14
AJ Stewart c †Healy b McDermott 16 44 34 2 0 47.05
GA Hick c †Healy b McDermott 3 20 11 0 0 27.27
GP Thorpe c & b Warne 28 70 66 3 0 42.42
GA Gooch c †Healy b May 20 32 30 2 1 66.66
MW Gatting lbw b McDermott 10 35 34 1 0 29.41
MJ McCague b McDermott 1 10 11 0 0 9.09
SJ Rhodes lbw b McDermott 4 35 23 0 0 17.39
PAJ DeFreitas c †Healy b Warne 7 8 7 1 0 100.00
D Gough not out 17 26 20 0 2 85.00
PCR Tufnell c Taylor b Warne 0 18 11 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 1, nb 6) 7
Total (all out; 67.2 overs; 270 mins) 167 (2.48 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-22 (Stewart), 2-35 (Hick), 3-82 (Thorpe), 4-105 (Gooch), 5-131 (Gatting), 6-133 (McCague), 7-140 (Atherton), 8-147 (DeFreitas), 9-151 (Rhodes), 10-167 (Tufnell, 67.2 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
CJ McDermott 19 3 53 6 2.78 (5nb)
GD McGrath 10 2 40 0 4.00
TBA May 17 3 34 1 2.00 (1nb)
SK Warne 21.2 7 39 3 1.82
Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Taylor* c Stewart b Tufnell 58 132 102 5 0 56.86
MJ Slater lbw b Gough 45 110 79 5 0 56.96
DC Boon b Tufnell 28 177 120 0 0 23.33
ME Waugh b Tufnell 15 37 34 3 0 44.11
MG Bevan c †Rhodes b DeFreitas 21 59 44 3 0 47.72
SR Waugh c sub (C White) b Tufnell 7 25 21 1 0 33.33
IA Healy not out 45 100 73 5 0 61.64
SK Warne c sub (C White) b DeFreitas 0 5 5 0 0 0.00
CJ McDermott c †Rhodes b Gough 6 20 19 0 0 31.57
TBA May not out 9 41 35 0 0 25.71
Extras (b 2, lb 9, w 2, nb 1) 14
Total (8 wickets dec; 88 overs; 357 mins) 248 (2.81 runs per over)
Did not bat GD McGrath
Fall of wickets 1-109 (Slater), 2-117 (Taylor), 3-139 (ME Waugh), 4-174 (Bevan), 5-183 (SR Waugh), 6-190 (Boon), 7-191 (Warne), 8-201 (McDermott)
Bowling O M R W Econ
PAJ DeFreitas 22 1 74 2 3.36 (1nb)
D Gough 23 3 78 2 3.39 (2w)
PCR Tufnell 38 10 79 4 2.07
GA Gooch 3 2 5 0 1.66
GA Hick 2 1 1 0 0.50
England 2nd innings (target: 508 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Atherton* lbw b Warne 23 59 40 3 0 57.50
AJ Stewart b Warne 33 51 40 6 0 82.50
GA Hick c †Healy b Warne 80 290 227 12 0 35.24
GP Thorpe b Warne 67 275 229 8 0 29.25
GA Gooch c †Healy b Warne 56 153 137 10 0 40.87
MW Gatting c †Healy b McDermott 13 75 60 1 0 21.66
SJ Rhodes c †Healy b McDermott 2 36 27 0 0 7.40
PAJ DeFreitas b Warne 11 39 26 2 0 42.30
D Gough c ME Waugh b Warne 10 32 26 0 1 38.46
MJ McCague lbw b Warne 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
PCR Tufnell not out 2 25 25 0 0 8.00
Extras (b 9, lb 5, nb 12) 26
Total (all out; 137.2 overs; 523 mins) 323 (2.35 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-50 (Stewart), 2-59 (Atherton), 3-219 (Thorpe), 4-220 (Hick), 5-250 (Gatting), 6-280 (Rhodes), 7-309 (Gooch), 8-310 (DeFreitas), 9-310 (McCague), 10-323 (Gough, 137.2 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GD McGrath 19 4 61 0 3.21
CJ McDermott 23 4 90 2 3.91 (11nb)
SK Warne 50.2 22 71 8 1.41
TBA May 35 16 59 0 1.68 (1nb)
ME Waugh 7 1 17 0 2.42
MG Bevan 3 0 11 0 3.66
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series Australia led the 5-match series 1-0
Player of the match SK Warne (Australia)
Umpires CJ Mitchley (South Africa) and SG Randell
TV umpire PD Parker
Match referee JR Reid (New Zealand)
Close of play
Fri, 25 Nov - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 329/4 (ME Waugh 82*, SK Warne 0*)
Sat, 26 Nov - day 2 - England 1st innings 133/6 (MA Atherton 49*)
Sun, 27 Nov - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 194/7 (IA Healy 7*, CJ McDermott 0*)
Mon, 28 Nov - day 4 - England 2nd innings 211/2 (GA Hick 72*, GP Thorpe 66*)
Tue, 29 Nov - day 5 - England 2nd innings 323 (137.2 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • 12th Men: DW Fleming (Aus) and C White (Eng)
  • Aus 1st innings
  • Aus 100 (200b) 150 (308b) 300 (470b) 350 (568b) 400 (647b)
  • Taylor 50 (96b 120m 6x4) 59 (8x4)
  • Slater 50 (96b, 7x4) 100 (173b, 16x4) 150 (224b, 21x4) 176 (300b 324m 25x4)
  • ME Waugh 50 (73b 4x4) 100 (166b 243m 11x4 1x6) 140 (215b 14x4 1x6)
  • new ball taken after exactly 90 overs, start of Day 2.
  • Eng 1st innings
  • Atherton 50 (153b 218m 5x4)
  • Aus 2nd innings
  • Australia did not enforce the follow-on.
  • Aus 100 (143b)
  • Taylor 50 (75b 5x4)
  • McCague back on field for Day 4
  • Eng 2nd innings
  • Eng 50 (70b) 100 (134b)
  • Gooch 50 (122b 9x4)
  • new ball taken at 105 overs
  • Warne was on a hat-trick after dismissing McCague with the flipper. Tufnell survived with the ball missing the off-stump.
  • Healy's nine victims for the match equals the Australian record.
  • Attendance: 46,022 David Mar, Greg Uridge, Ric Finlay
 
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Series Results
Australia v England at Perth - Feb 3-7, 1995
Australia won by 329 runs
Australia v England at Adelaide - Jan 26-30, 1995
England won by 106 runs
Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 1-5, 1995
Match drawn
Australia v England at Melbourne - Dec 24-29, 1994
Australia won by 295 runs
Australia v England at Brisbane - Nov 25-29, 1994
Australia won by 184 runs
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