The Ashes - 3rd Test

Australia v England

Match drawn

England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GA Gooch c †Healy b Fleming 1 7 9 0 0 11.11
MA Atherton* b McDermott 88 329 267 8 0 32.95
GA Hick b McDermott 2 21 13 0 0 15.38
GP Thorpe lbw b McDermott 10 26 17 2 0 58.82
JP Crawley c ME Waugh b Fleming 72 288 226 6 0 31.85
MW Gatting c †Healy b McDermott 0 4 4 0 0 0.00
ARC Fraser c †Healy b Fleming 27 140 96 2 0 28.12
SJ Rhodes run out (SR Waugh/Fleming/†Healy) 1 3 2 0 0 50.00
D Gough c Fleming b McDermott 51 72 56 4 1 91.07
DE Malcolm b Warne 29 22 18 3 2 161.11
PCR Tufnell not out 4 25 17 0 0 23.52
Extras (b 8, lb 7, nb 9) 24
Total (all out; 119.2 overs; 475 mins) 309 (2.58 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-1 (Gooch), 2-10 (Hick), 3-20 (Thorpe), 4-194 (Atherton), 5-194 (Gatting), 6-196 (Crawley), 7-197 (Rhodes), 8-255 (Gough), 9-295 (Malcolm), 10-309 (Fraser)
Bowling O M R W Econ
CJ McDermott 30 7 101 5 3.36 (4nb)
DW Fleming 26.2 12 52 3 1.97
SK Warne 36 10 88 1 2.44
TBA May 17 4 35 0 2.05 (3nb)
ME Waugh 6 1 10 0 1.66 (2nb)
MG Bevan 4 1 8 0 2.00
Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MJ Slater b Malcolm 11 36 24 1 0 45.83
MA Taylor* c & b Gough 49 209 131 2 0 37.40
DC Boon b Gough 3 5 5 0 0 60.00
ME Waugh c †Rhodes b Malcolm 3 4 4 0 0 75.00
MG Bevan c Thorpe b Fraser 8 56 31 1 0 25.80
SR Waugh b Gough 1 11 8 0 0 12.50
IA Healy c Hick b Gough 10 20 19 2 0 52.63
SK Warne c Gatting b Fraser 0 4 5 0 0 0.00
TBA May c Hick b Gough 0 7 2 0 0 0.00
CJ McDermott not out 21 61 30 2 0 70.00
DW Fleming b Gough 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 6, lb 1, nb 3) 10
Total (all out; 42.5 overs; 211 mins) 116 (2.70 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-12 (Slater), 2-15 (Boon), 3-18 (ME Waugh), 4-38 (Bevan), 5-39 (SR Waugh), 6-57 (Healy), 7-62 (Warne), 8-65 (May), 9-116 (Taylor), 10-116 (Fleming)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DE Malcolm 13 4 34 2 2.61 (1nb)
D Gough 18.5 4 49 6 2.60
ARC Fraser 11 1 26 2 2.36 (2nb)
England 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GA Gooch lbw b Fleming 29 61 37 4 0 78.37
MA Atherton* c Taylor b Fleming 67 219 166 5 0 40.36
GA Hick not out 98 255 166 10 1 59.03
GP Thorpe not out 47 97 71 4 0 66.19
Extras (lb 6, w 1, nb 7) 14
Total (2 wickets dec; 72 overs; 317 mins) 255 (3.54 runs per over)
Did not bat JP Crawley, MW Gatting, ARC Fraser, SJ Rhodes, D Gough, DE Malcolm, PCR Tufnell
Fall of wickets 1-54 (Gooch), 2-158 (Atherton)
Bowling O M R W Econ
CJ McDermott 24 2 76 0 3.16 (7nb)
DW Fleming 20 3 66 2 3.30 (1w)
ME Waugh 2 1 4 0 2.00
SK Warne 16 2 48 0 3.00
TBA May 10 1 55 0 5.50
Australia 2nd innings (target: 449 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Taylor* b Malcolm 113 364 248 9 0 45.56
MJ Slater c Tufnell b Fraser 103 283 236 10 0 43.64
DC Boon c Hick b Gough 17 107 70 1 0 24.28
ME Waugh lbw b Fraser 25 60 34 4 0 73.52
MG Bevan c †Rhodes b Fraser 7 21 14 1 0 50.00
SR Waugh c †Rhodes b Fraser 0 8 8 0 0 0.00
IA Healy c †Rhodes b Fraser 5 13 11 0 0 45.45
SK Warne not out 36 88 59 4 0 61.01
TBA May not out 10 77 64 0 0 15.62
Extras (b 12, lb 3, w 1, nb 12) 28
Total (7 wickets; 121.4 overs; 514 mins) 344 (2.82 runs per over)
Did not bat CJ McDermott, DW Fleming
Fall of wickets 1-208 (Slater), 2-239 (Taylor), 3-265 (Boon), 4-282 (Bevan), 5-286 (SR Waugh), 6-289 (ME Waugh), 7-292 (Healy)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DE Malcolm 21 4 75 1 3.57 (1nb)
D Gough 28 4 72 1 2.57 (1w)
ARC Fraser 25 3 73 5 2.92 (6nb)
PCR Tufnell 35.4 9 61 0 1.71 (5nb)
GA Hick 5 0 21 0 4.20
GA Gooch 7 1 27 0 3.85
Match details
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series Australia led the 5-match series 2-0
Player of the match D Gough (England)
Umpires SA Bucknor (West Indies) and DB Hair
TV umpire WA Cameron
Match referee JR Reid (New Zealand)
Close of play
Sun, 1 Jan - day 1 - England 1st innings 198/7 (ARC Fraser 3*, D Gough 0*)
Mon, 2 Jan - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 4/0 (MJ Slater 4*, MA Taylor 0*)
Tue, 3 Jan - day 3 - England 2nd innings 90/1 (MA Atherton 32*, GA Hick 22*)
Wed, 4 Jan - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 139/0 (MA Taylor 64*, MJ Slater 65*)
Thu, 5 Jan - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 344/7 (121.4 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • 12th Men: GD McGrath (Aus) and SD Udal (Eng)
  • Eng 1st innings
  • Crawley 50 (133b 177m 5x4) maiden Test half-century.
  • Gough 51 (56b 72m 4x4 1x6)
  • Gough was dropped in the slips at 50 by M Waugh, eventually holing out to Fleming at long-leg.
  • Malcolm 29 (18b 24m 3x4 2x6)
  • Rain delayed approx. 15 mins after lunch.
  • Play continued for 3.3 overs until again rain caused a cessation (play stopped at 2:19)
  • Play was officially abandoned at approximately 5:30 local time due to incessant drizzle.
  • Aus 1st innings
  • Healy was dismissed off the last ball before lunch.
  • Australia saved the follow-on with four byes off Malcolm.
  • Career-best figures for Gough, and his first innings haul of 5 wickets.
  • Some play lost in the last session due to rain.
  • Eng 2nd innings
  • Atherton 50 (134b 180m 3x4)
  • Hick 98* (161b 255m 10x4 1x6)
  • Hick 50 (98b 151m 5x4)
  • Atherton-Hick 100 partnership (205b 151m)
  • Eng declared about 40 minutes before Tea, giving Aus exactly 30 minutes to bat before the interval.
  • Aus 2nd innings
  • Gough's first ball of the innings was short and hit Slater on the body. He thus missed out on the hat-trick.
  • Slater (when on 74, Aus 157) was dropped by Crawley at mid-wicket when he tried to loft a ball.
  • 1 hour 50 min approx. lost to rain after lunch. With the added hour, 7 overs were lost.
  • Attendance: 126,485 David Mar, Chris Godfred, 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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Jan 3, 1995

Angus Fraser celebrates a wicket, Australia v England, 3rd Test, Sydney, 3rd day, January 3, 1995

Angus Fraser celebrates a wicket

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Jan 2, 1995

Devon Malcolm smashes Shane Warne for six, Australia v England, 3rd Test, Sydney, January 2, 1995

Devon Malcolm smashes Shane Warne for six

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