The Ashes - 1st Test

England v Australia

Australia won by an innings and 118 runs

England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal MA Atherton c ME Waugh b Gillespie 57 146 107 10 0 53.27
View dismissal ME Trescothick c Warne b Gillespie 0 5 2 0 0 0.00
View dismissal MA Butcher c Ponting b Warne 38 111 71 4 0 53.52
View dismissal N Hussain* lbw b McGrath 13 54 35 1 0 37.14
View dismissal IJ Ward b McGrath 23 50 39 2 0 58.97
View dismissal AJ Stewart lbw b McGrath 65 130 82 9 0 79.26
View dismissal U Afzaal b Warne 4 11 9 0 0 44.44
View dismissal C White lbw b Warne 4 9 8 0 0 50.00
View dismissal AF Giles c †Gilchrist b Warne 7 16 13 1 0 53.84
View dismissal D Gough c Gillespie b Warne 0 2 3 0 0 0.00
AR Caddick not out 49 59 40 7 1 122.50
Extras (b 10, lb 8, nb 16) 34
Total (all out; 65.3 overs; 289 mins) 294 (4.48 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-2 (Trescothick, 1.1 ov), 2-106 (Butcher, 24.2 ov), 3-123 (Atherton, 31.3 ov), 4-136 (Hussain, 37.4 ov), 5-159 (Ward, 43.2 ov), 6-170 (Afzaal, 46.1 ov), 7-174 (White, 48.3 ov), 8-191 (Giles, 52.2 ov), 9-191 (Gough, 52.5 ov), 10-294 (Stewart, 65.3 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wickets GD McGrath 17.3 2 67 3 3.82 (3nb)
View wickets JN Gillespie 17 3 67 2 3.94 (4nb)
B Lee 12 2 71 0 5.91 (7nb)
View wickets SK Warne 19 4 71 5 3.73 (2nb)
Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal MJ Slater b Gough 77 111 82 13 0 93.90
View dismissal ML Hayden c White b Giles 35 69 41 6 1 85.36
View dismissal RT Ponting lbw b Gough 11 23 13 2 0 84.61
View dismissal ME Waugh c †Stewart b Caddick 49 188 143 7 0 34.26
View dismissal SR Waugh* lbw b Gough 105 244 181 13 0 58.01
View dismissal DR Martyn c Trescothick b Butcher 105 222 165 15 0 63.63
View dismissal AC Gilchrist c Caddick b White 152 204 143 20 5 106.29
View dismissal SK Warne c Atherton b Butcher 8 12 10 2 0 80.00
View dismissal B Lee c Atherton b Butcher 0 4 1 0 0 0.00
View dismissal JN Gillespie lbw b Butcher 0 3 3 0 0 0.00
GD McGrath not out 1 35 19 0 0 5.26
Extras (b 3, lb 7, nb 23) 33
Total (all out; 129.4 overs; 545 mins) 576 (4.44 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-98 (Hayden, 14.6 ov), 2-130 (Ponting, 19.4 ov), 3-134 (Slater, 23.1 ov), 4-267 (ME Waugh, 63.6 ov), 5-336 (SR Waugh, 83.2 ov), 6-496 (Martyn, 117.3 ov), 7-511 (Warne, 119.6 ov), 8-513 (Lee, 121.1 ov), 9-513 (Gillespie, 121.4 ov), 10-576 (Gilchrist, 129.4 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wickets D Gough 33 6 152 3 4.60 (10nb)
View wicket AR Caddick 36 0 163 1 4.52 (12nb)
View wicket C White 26.4 5 101 1 3.78 (1nb)
View wicket AF Giles 25 0 108 1 4.32
View wickets MA Butcher 9 3 42 4 4.66
England 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal MA Atherton c ME Waugh b McGrath 4 34 9 1 0 44.44
View dismissal ME Trescothick c ME Waugh b Warne 76 208 113 11 2 67.25
View dismissal MA Butcher c †Gilchrist b Lee 41 95 73 5 0 56.16
N Hussain* retired hurt 9 26 20 1 0 45.00
View dismissal IJ Ward b Lee 3 12 3 0 0 100.00
View dismissal AJ Stewart c Warne b Gillespie 5 6 6 1 0 83.33
View dismissal U Afzaal lbw b Gillespie 2 10 6 0 0 33.33
View dismissal C White b Gillespie 0 8 6 0 0 0.00
View dismissal AF Giles c ME Waugh b Warne 0 22 12 0 0 0.00
View dismissal D Gough lbw b Warne 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
AR Caddick not out 6 14 15 1 0 40.00
Extras (b 1, lb 5, nb 12) 18
Total (all out; 42.1 overs; 218 mins) 164 (3.88 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-4 (Atherton, 2.3 ov), 2-99 (Butcher, 24.2 ov), 2-117* (Hussain, retired not out), 3-142 (Ward, 32.1 ov), 4-148 (Stewart, 33.1 ov), 5-150 (Afzaal, 35.3 ov), 6-154 (White, 37.3 ov), 7-155 (Trescothick, 38.1 ov), 8-155 (Gough, 38.2 ov), 9-164 (Giles, 42.1 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wicket GD McGrath 13 5 34 1 2.61 (5nb)
View wickets JN Gillespie 11 2 52 3 4.72 (4nb)
View wickets SK Warne 10.1 4 29 3 2.85 (1nb)
ME Waugh 1 0 6 0 6.00
View wickets B Lee 7 0 37 2 5.28 (2nb)
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to field
Series Australia led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debut U Afzaal (England)
Player of the match AC Gilchrist (Australia)
Umpires SA Bucknor (West Indies) and G Sharp
TV umpire KE Palmer
Match referee Talat Ali (Pakistan)
Close of play
Thu, 5 Jul - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 133/2 (MJ Slater 76*, ME Waugh 0*, 22 ov)
Fri, 6 Jul - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 332/4 (SR Waugh 101*, DR Martyn 34*, 81.2 ov)
Sat, 7 Jul - day 3 - England 2nd innings 48/1 (ME Trescothick 21*, MA Butcher 15*, 13 ov)
Sun, 8 Jul - day 4 - England 2nd innings 164 (42.1 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Trescothick's 50 in the England second innings in 127 minutes, 81 balls
  • N Hussain retired hurt at 117/2 (9*, 20 balls, 1x4)
 
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Series Results
England v Australia at The Oval - Aug 23-27, 2001
Australia won by an innings and 25 runs
England v Australia at Leeds - Aug 16-20, 2001
England won by 6 wickets
England v Australia at Nottingham - Aug 2-4, 2001
Australia won by 7 wickets
England v Australia at Lord's - Jul 19-22, 2001
Australia won by 8 wickets
England v Australia at Birmingham - Jul 5-8, 2001
Australia won by an innings and 118 runs
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Jul 9, 2001

England v Australia, 1st npower Test, 5-9 July 2001, Edgbaston , Birmingham

Glenn McGrath in the first Ashes Test of 2001

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Jul 9, 2001

England v Australia, 1st npower Test, 5-9 July 2001, Edgbaston , Birmingham

Darren Gough appeal at Birmingham 2001

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