The Ashes - 4th Test

Australia v England

Australia won by 5 wickets

Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal JL Langer c Caddick b Dawson 250 578 407 30 1 61.42
View dismissal ML Hayden c Crawley b Caddick 102 189 149 10 3 68.45
View dismissal RT Ponting b White 21 40 32 3 0 65.62
View dismissal DR Martyn c Trescothick b White 17 38 30 3 0 56.66
View dismissal SR Waugh* c †Foster b White 77 159 117 15 0 65.81
ML Love not out 62 160 141 4 0 43.97
View dismissal AC Gilchrist b Dawson 1 9 6 0 0 16.66
Extras (lb 11, w 5, nb 5) 21
Total (6 wickets dec; 146 overs; 588 mins) 551 (3.77 runs per over)
Did not bat B Lee, JN Gillespie, SCG MacGill, GD McGrath
Fall of wickets 1-195 (Hayden, 44.2 ov), 2-235 (Ponting, 53.5 ov), 3-265 (Martyn, 63.6 ov), 4-394 (Waugh, 103.3 ov), 5-545 (Langer, 143.5 ov), 6-551 (Gilchrist, 145.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
View wicket AR Caddick 36 6 126 1 3.50 164 16 0 (3nb, 1w)
SJ Harmison 36 7 108 0 3.00 169 14 1 (1nb)
View wickets C White 33 5 133 3 4.03 140 14 2 (1nb)
View wickets RKJ Dawson 28 1 121 2 4.32 107 14 1
MA Butcher 13 2 52 0 4.00 57 7 0 (4w)
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal ME Trescothick c †Gilchrist b Lee 37 93 75 6 1 49.33
View dismissal MP Vaughan b McGrath 11 26 17 2 0 64.70
View dismissal MA Butcher lbw b Gillespie 25 111 78 3 0 32.05
View dismissal N Hussain* c Hayden b MacGill 24 87 58 3 0 41.37
View dismissal RKJ Dawson c Love b MacGill 6 22 18 1 0 33.33
View dismissal RWT Key lbw b Lee 0 4 2 0 0 0.00
View dismissal JP Crawley c Langer b Gillespie 17 61 45 2 0 37.77
C White not out 85 182 134 9 3 63.43
View dismissal JS Foster lbw b Waugh 19 76 76 0 0 25.00
View dismissal AR Caddick b Gillespie 17 30 30 1 1 56.66
View dismissal SJ Harmison c †Gilchrist b Gillespie 2 16 14 0 0 14.28
Extras (b 3, lb 10, nb 14) 27
Total (all out; 89.3 overs; 364 mins) 270 (3.01 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-13 (Vaughan, 6.2 ov), 2-73 (Trescothick, 22.4 ov), 3-94 (Butcher, 32.1 ov), 4-111 (Dawson, 37.6 ov), 5-113 (Key, 38.4 ov), 6-118 (Hussain, 41.6 ov), 7-172 (Crawley, 54.2 ov), 8-227 (Foster, 76.5 ov), 9-264 (Caddick, 85.5 ov), 10-270 (Harmison, 89.3 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
View wicket GD McGrath 16 5 41 1 2.56 81 5 0 (2nb)
View wickets JN Gillespie 16.3 7 25 4 1.51 87 3 0 (1nb)
View wickets SCG MacGill 36 10 108 2 3.00 168 6 5
View wickets B Lee 17 4 70 2 4.11 82 11 0 (7nb)
View wicket SR Waugh 4 0 13 1 3.25 17 1 0
England 2nd innings (following on) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal ME Trescothick lbw b MacGill 37 68 46 5 1 80.43
View dismissal MP Vaughan c Love b MacGill 145 277 218 19 3 66.51
View dismissal MA Butcher c Love b Gillespie 6 36 29 0 0 20.68
View dismissal N Hussain* c & b McGrath 23 91 70 3 0 32.85
View dismissal RWT Key c Ponting b Gillespie 52 127 109 7 0 47.70
View dismissal JP Crawley b Lee 33 137 105 3 0 31.42
View dismissal C White c †Gilchrist b MacGill 21 95 62 3 0 33.87
View dismissal JS Foster c Love b MacGill 6 22 13 1 0 46.15
RKJ Dawson not out 15 57 45 2 0 33.33
View dismissal AR Caddick c Waugh b MacGill 10 27 19 1 0 52.63
View dismissal SJ Harmison b Gillespie 7 11 15 1 0 46.66
Extras (b 3, lb 21, w 2, nb 6) 32
Total (all out; 120.4 overs; 477 mins) 387 (3.20 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-67 (Trescothick, 15.6 ov), 2-89 (Butcher, 24.6 ov), 3-169 (Hussain, 48.5 ov), 4-236 (Vaughan, 69.4 ov), 5-287 (Key, 81.1 ov), 6-342 (Crawley, 104.5 ov), 7-342 (White, 105.3 ov), 8-356 (Foster, 109.5 ov), 9-378 (Caddick, 117.5 ov), 10-387 (Harmison, 120.4 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
View wicket GD McGrath 19 5 44 1 2.31 94 6 0
View wickets JN Gillespie 24.4 6 71 3 2.87 116 7 1
View wickets SCG MacGill 48 10 152 5 3.16 224 20 3
View wicket B Lee 27 4 87 1 3.22 125 11 0 (6nb, 2w)
SR Waugh 2 0 9 0 4.50 7 1 0
Australia 2nd innings (target: 107 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal JL Langer lbw b Caddick 24 92 56 1 0 42.85
View dismissal ML Hayden c sub (AJ Tudor) b Caddick 1 10 2 0 0 50.00
View dismissal RT Ponting c †Foster b Harmison 30 41 35 3 1 85.71
View dismissal DR Martyn c †Foster b Harmison 0 3 3 0 0 0.00
View dismissal SR Waugh* c Butcher b Caddick 14 30 25 2 0 56.00
ML Love not out 6 25 14 0 0 42.85
AC Gilchrist not out 10 20 13 2 0 76.92
Extras (b 8, lb 5, nb 9) 22
Total (5 wickets; 23.1 overs; 113 mins) 107 (4.61 runs per over)
Did not bat B Lee, JN Gillespie, SCG MacGill, GD McGrath
Fall of wickets 1-8 (Hayden, 2.1 ov), 2-58 (Ponting, 11.2 ov), 3-58 (Martyn, 11.5 ov), 4-83 (Waugh, 18.1 ov), 5-90 (Langer, 18.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
View wickets AR Caddick 12 1 51 3 4.25 53 5 1 (2nb)
View wickets SJ Harmison 11.1 1 43 2 3.85 50 3 0 (7nb)
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series Australia led the 5-match series 4-0
Test debut ML Love (Australia)
Player of the match JL Langer (Australia)
Umpires DL Orchard (South Africa) and RB Tiffin (Zimbabwe)
TV umpire DB Hair
Match referee Wasim Raja (Pakistan)
Close of play
Thu, 26 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 356/3 (JL Langer 146*, SR Waugh 62*, 90 ov)
Fri, 27 Dec - day 2 - England 1st innings 97/3 (N Hussain 17*, RKJ Dawson 0*, 34 ov)
Sat, 28 Dec - day 3 - England 2nd innings 111/2 (MP Vaughan 55*, N Hussain 8*, 34 ov)
Sun, 29 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 8/0 (JL Langer 4*, ML Hayden 1*, 2 ov)
Mon, 30 Dec - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 107/5 (23.1 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Australia-2 50 (10.2 overs, 48 minutes)
  • Australia-2 Langer/Ponting 50 partnership (41 minutes, 52 balls)
  • Crowd Day 5: 18666
 
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Australia v England at Adelaide - Nov 21-24, 2002
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Dec 30, 2002

MELBOURNE - DECEMBER 30: Justin Langer of Australia signs an autograph on the stomach of a Barmy Army man during the fifth day of the Fourth Ashes Test between Australia and England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne, Australia on December 30, 2002.

Langer signs an autograph, Australia v England, 4th Test, 2002/03

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Dec 30, 2002

MELBOURNE - DECEMBER 30: Adam Gilchrist and Martin Love of Australia leave the field with stumps in hand after winning the fifth day of the Fourth Ashes Test between Australia and England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne, Australia on December 30, 2002.

Gilchrist and Love leave the field, Australia v England, 4th Test, 2002/03

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