West Indies tour of Australia, 1st Test: Australia v West Indies at Brisbane, Nov 22-26, 1996
Australia won by 123 runs
22,23,24,25,26 November 1996 (5-day match)
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Taylor* b Walsh 43 176 136 5 0 31.61
MTG Elliott c †Browne b Ambrose 0 18 15 0 0 0.00
RT Ponting c Walsh b Benjamin 88 208 150 10 1 58.66
ME Waugh c †Browne b Walsh 38 90 69 5 0 55.07
SR Waugh c Lara b Bishop 66 235 184 3 0 35.86
MG Bevan c Samuels b Walsh 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
IA Healy not out 161 356 250 20 0 64.40
PR Reiffel c & b Walsh 20 83 61 0 0 32.78
SK Warne c & b Bishop 24 62 54 2 1 44.44
MS Kasprowicz c Benjamin b Bishop 6 11 10 0 0 60.00
GD McGrath b Benjamin 0 5 5 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 8, w 3, nb 22) 33
  Total (all out; 151 overs) 479 (3.17 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  CEL Ambrose 34 4 93 1 2.73 (7nb, 1w)
  CA Walsh 35 6 112 4 3.20 (10nb)
  KCG Benjamin 33 6 97 2 2.93 (5nb, 2w)
  IR Bishop 30 2 105 3 3.50 (5nb)
  CL Hooper 19 3 64 0 3.36
  West Indies 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
SL Campbell c Warne b Reiffel 18 80 58 2 0 31.03
RG Samuels c †Healy b McGrath 10 47 37 2 0 27.02
BC Lara c ME Waugh b McGrath 26 95 69 3 0 37.68
CL Hooper c Ponting b SR Waugh 102 306 228 10 1 44.73
S Chanderpaul c ME Waugh b Reiffel 82 284 230 4 0 35.65
JC Adams lbw b Ponting 0 10 6 0 0 0.00
CO Browne c †Healy b Reiffel 4 40 27 0 0 14.81
IR Bishop lbw b Warne 0 6 6 0 0 0.00
CEL Ambrose c sub (JN Gillespie) b Reiffel 0 11 1 0 0 0.00
KCG Benjamin lbw b Warne 9 4 7 2 0 128.57
CA Walsh* not out 0 1 0 0 0 -
Extras (lb 8, w 1, nb 17) 26
  Total (all out; 108.1 overs; 446 mins) 277 (2.56 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  GD McGrath 21 7 32 2 1.52 (7nb)
  PR Reiffel 24.1 6 58 4 2.40 (10nb)
  MS Kasprowicz 22 5 60 0 2.72 (1nb)
  SK Warne 27 3 88 2 3.25 (1nb, 1w)
  SR Waugh 8.1 1 15 1 1.83
  ME Waugh 4 1 16 0 4.00
  RT Ponting 1.5 1 0 1 0.00
  Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MTG Elliott b Bishop 21 98 66 2 0 31.81
MA Taylor* c †Browne b Benjamin 36 127 99 3 0 36.36
RT Ponting c †Browne b Bishop 9 43 28 1 0 32.14
ME Waugh c †Browne b Bishop 57 139 95 3 0 60.00
MG Bevan c sub (AFG Griffith) b Ambrose 20 74 62 2 0 32.25
IA Healy not out 45 67 50 6 0 90.00
PR Reiffel run out (Campbell) 11 16 10 2 0 110.00
Extras (b 1, lb 3, nb 14) 18
  Total (6 wickets dec; 65 overs) 217 (3.33 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  CEL Ambrose 18 2 47 1 2.61 (8nb)
  CA Walsh 17 1 58 0 3.41 (6nb)
  IR Bishop 13 2 49 3 3.76 (4nb)
  KCG Benjamin 15 1 52 1 3.46 (1nb)
  CL Hooper 2 0 7 0 3.50
  West Indies 2nd innings (target: 420 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
SL Campbell lbw b Bevan 113 407 327 9 0 34.55
RG Samuels c Taylor b Warne 29 63 42 4 1 69.04
BC Lara c ME Waugh b Reiffel 44 95 75 7 0 58.66
CL Hooper c †Healy b Bevan 23 55 41 2 0 56.09
S Chanderpaul b McGrath 14 35 30 1 0 46.66
JC Adams lbw b Warne 2 30 20 0 0 10.00
CO Browne c †Healy b McGrath 20 38 31 3 0 64.51
IR Bishop c Ponting b Bevan 24 51 46 4 0 52.17
CEL Ambrose c Warne b McGrath 7 29 30 1 0 23.33
KCG Benjamin lbw b McGrath 1 13 8 0 0 12.50
CA Walsh* not out 1 9 4 0 0 25.00
Extras (b 8, lb 3, nb 7) 18
  Total (all out; 106.5 overs) 296 (2.77 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  GD McGrath 29.5 12 60 4 2.01 (4nb)
  MS Kasprowicz 13 2 29 0 2.23
  SK Warne 41 16 92 2 2.24
  PR Reiffel 9 0 58 1 6.44 (8nb)
  MG Bevan 14 3 46 3 3.28

Match details


Toss - West Indies, who chose to field
Series - Australia led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debuts - MTG Elliott and MS Kasprowicz (Australia)
Player of the match - IA Healy (Australia)
Umpires - CJ Mitchley (South Africa) and SG Randell
TV umpire - PD Parker
Match referee - PL van der Merwe (South Africa)
Close of play
  • Fri, 22 Nov - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 282/5 (SR Waugh 48*, IA Healy 47*)
  • Sat, 23 Nov - day 2 - West Indies 1st innings 61/2 (BC Lara 19*, CL Hooper 4*)
  • Sun, 24 Nov - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 8/0 (MTG Elliott 2*, MA Taylor 4*)
  • Mon, 25 Nov - day 4 - West Indies 2nd innings 89/1 (SL Campbell 28*, BC Lara 29*)
  • Tue, 26 Nov - day 5 - West Indies 2nd innings 296 (106.5 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


Day 5
Day 4
Day 3
Day 2
Day 1
    • RT Ponting 50 (67), 86 mins, 7x4 1x6
    • Lunch taken 1 or 2 minutes early due to a faulty sightscreen
    • Lunch: Aus 82/1 (Taylor 19*, Ponting 56*)
    • ME Waugh was struck on the helmet by Benjamin in the 49th over
    • Tea: Aus 155/3 (ME Waugh 12*, SR Waugh 0*)
    • Crowd: 16,867
    • IA Healy 50 (68), 98 mins, 8x4
    • SR Waugh 50 (131), 170 mins, 2x4
    • Lunch: Aus 360/6 (Healy 97*, Reiffel 5*)
    • IA Healy 100 (162), 13x4
    • IA Healy 150 (235), 327 mins, 20x4
    • Tea: Aus 467/7 (Healy 156*, Warne 24*)
    • IA Healy 161* highest score in First-class cricket, highest score by an Australian wicket-keeper, and the first century at the Gabba by a Queensland-born player.
    • All 11 Australian fielders came out for the West Indian innings wearing the traditional baggy green cap.
    • Crowd: 11,571
    • Lunch: WI 144/3 (Hooper 45*, Chanderpaul 30*)
    • CL Hooper 50 (132), 186 mins, 2x4 1x6
    • S Chanderpaul 50 (163), 186 mins, 2x4
    • Tea: WI 231/3 (Hooper 94*, Chanderpaul 61*)
    • CL Hooper 100 (216), 286 mins, 10x4 1x6
    • Ball changed because it was out of shape at the end of the 93rd over
    • SR Waugh strained his groin after bowling 8.1 overs. JN Gillespie replaced him on the field and RT Ponting completed the over, taking a wicket with the last ball. At that point, Ponting's Test career bowling figures were 4.5-2-8-2
    • Australian captain MA Taylor did not enforce the follow-on
    • Crowd: 12,125
    • IR Bishop officially warned by umpire Mitchley for running on the pitch, bowling around the wicket, during over 29.
    • Lunch: Aus 82/3 (ME Waugh 8*, Bevan 0*)
    • MG Bevan dropped by BC Lara at first slip off IR Bishop during over 37. Bevan was on 0.
    • Tea: Aus 182/4 (ME Waugh 56*, Healy 22*)
    • MA Taylor declared the Australian 2nd innings closed at 217/6, setting the West Indies a target of 420 runs in a minimum of 119 overs.
    • RG Samuels dropped by PR Reiffel off bowling of SK Warne during over 16. Samuels was on 25, and got out two balls later.
    • Lunch: WI 163/3 (Campbell 57*, Chanderpaul 3*)
    • Second new ball taken by Australia at beginning of 81st over.
    • SL Campbell 100 (269), 328 mins, 8x4
    • Crowd: 4,813
 
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