West Indies tour of Australia, 5th Test: Australia v West Indies at Perth, Feb 1-3, 1997
West Indies won by 10 wickets
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
ML Hayden c Lara b Ambrose 0 2 3 0 0 0.00
MA Taylor* run out (Chanderpaul/Adams) 2 18 5 0 0 40.00
GS Blewett c †Browne b Simmons 17 82 65 2 0 26.15
ME Waugh c Campbell b Ambrose 79 224 170 8 1 46.47
SR Waugh c †Browne b Ambrose 1 19 20 0 0 5.00
MG Bevan not out 87 235 164 12 0 53.04
IA Healy b Ambrose 7 18 15 1 0 46.66
PR Reiffel c Simmons b Ambrose 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
SK Warne c †Browne b Bishop 9 41 29 0 0 31.03
AJ Bichel c †Browne b Bishop 15 28 27 2 0 55.55
GD McGrath c Ambrose b Bishop 0 2 3 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 10, w 2, nb 14) 26
  Total (all out; 80 overs; 344 mins) 243 (3.03 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  CEL Ambrose 18 5 43 5 2.38 (10nb)
  IR Bishop 18 5 54 3 3.00 (2nb)
  CA Walsh 9 0 29 0 3.22 (1w)
  PV Simmons 20 5 58 1 2.90 (6nb, 1w)
  CL Hooper 15 1 49 0 3.26
  West Indies 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
SL Campbell c †Healy b Reiffel 21 52 44 3 0 47.72
RG Samuels c ME Waugh b Warne 76 332 228 10 0 33.33
S Chanderpaul c Reiffel b McGrath 3 19 17 0 0 17.64
BC Lara c †Healy b Warne 132 223 183 22 1 72.13
CL Hooper c †Healy b Reiffel 57 124 83 10 0 68.67
JC Adams c †Healy b McGrath 18 40 31 2 0 58.06
PV Simmons c ME Waugh b Reiffel 0 3 5 0 0 0.00
CO Browne c Warne b Reiffel 0 2 3 0 0 0.00
IR Bishop c Taylor b Reiffel 13 67 44 1 0 29.54
CEL Ambrose run out (†Healy) 15 52 44 1 0 34.09
CA Walsh* not out 5 26 11 0 0 45.45
Extras (b 5, lb 10, w 1, nb 28) 44
  Total (all out; 111 overs; 478 mins) 384 (3.45 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  GD McGrath 30 5 86 2 2.86 (5nb)
  AJ Bichel 18 1 79 0 4.38 (10nb)
  PR Reiffel 26 6 73 5 2.80 (11nb, 1w)
  SK Warne 19 8 55 2 2.89 (1nb)
  GS Blewett 6 2 19 0 3.16
  MG Bevan 5 0 31 0 6.20
  SR Waugh 7 1 26 0 3.71 (1nb)
  Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Taylor* c †Browne b Ambrose 1 14 13 0 0 7.69
ML Hayden lbw b Hooper 47 140 102 4 0 46.07
GS Blewett b Ambrose 0 8 1 0 0 0.00
ME Waugh c †Browne b Walsh 9 48 33 2 0 27.27
SR Waugh c Hooper b Walsh 0 7 6 0 0 0.00
MG Bevan c Simmons b Walsh 15 42 31 3 0 48.38
IA Healy c Chanderpaul b Walsh 29 42 31 5 0 93.54
PR Reiffel c Adams b Walsh 5 5 6 1 0 83.33
SK Warne c Simmons b Bishop 30 77 53 4 0 56.60
AJ Bichel c Samuels b Bishop 18 47 31 2 0 58.06
GD McGrath not out 2 6 6 0 0 33.33
Extras (b 2, lb 8, w 6, nb 22) 38
  Total (all out; 47.3 overs; 226 mins) 194 (4.08 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  CEL Ambrose 9 2 50 2 5.55 (20nb)
  IR Bishop 12.3 1 44 2 3.52 (4nb, 6w)
  CA Walsh 20 4 74 5 3.70 (1nb)
  PV Simmons 3 0 9 0 3.00 (2nb)
  CL Hooper 3 0 7 1 2.33 (1nb)
  West Indies 2nd innings (target: 54 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
SL Campbell not out 16 44 28 4 0 57.14
RG Samuels not out 35 44 38 8 0 92.10
Extras (lb 2, w 1, nb 3) 6
  Total (0 wickets; 10.3 overs) 57 (5.42 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  GD McGrath 4 1 14 0 3.50 (1nb)
  PR Reiffel 5 0 24 0 4.80 (2nb)
  AJ Bichel 1.3 0 17 0 11.33 (1w)

Match details


Toss - Australia, who chose to bat
Series - Australia won the 5-match series 3-2
Player of the match - CEL Ambrose (West Indies)
Player of the series - GD McGrath (Australia)
Umpires - DB Hair and P Willey (England)
TV umpire - TA Prue
Match referee - R Subba Row (England)
Close of play
  • Sat, 1 Feb - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 25/0 (SL Campbell 20*, RG Samuels 0*)
  • Sun, 2 Feb - day 2 - West Indies 1st innings 353/7 (CL Hooper 57*, IR Bishop 5*)
  • Mon, 3 Feb - day 3 - West Indies 2nd innings 57/0 (10.3 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


Day 3
Day 2
Day 1
    • CA Walsh was off the field for the rest of the Australian innings after bowling 9 overs. Substitute fielder was RIC Holder
    • Due to the intense heat, IR Bishop and CEL Ambrose bowled their overs in the 3rd session in 1 over spells.
    • RG Samuels hit 1 five
    • CL Hooper hit 1 five
    • BC Lara acted as a runner for the whole of CA Walsh's innings
    • Due to injury, CA Walsh bowled right arm medium pace to medium-fast throughout the whole Australian second innings
    • CA Ambrose's 9th over included 9 no balls.
    • CA Ambrose's 3rd and last Test at Perth, finishing with figures of 106.3-28-310-24 @ 12.91, including a 5-wicket haul in each 1st innings. This is the most wickets by a visiting bowler at Perth (next best: RJ Hadlee 18 wickets).
    • West Indies' 5th win from 5 Tests played at the WACA Ground, including 4 matches where they did not lose a second innings wicket.
    • Australia's 14th consecutive Test without a draw, its longest run of such results since 18 Tests in 1930-34.
 
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