Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c Hussain b Cork
    46
    135
    191
    6
    0
    34.07
    c Butcher b Mullally
    16
    40
    67
    2
    0
    40.00
    lbw b Gough
    8
    43
    55
    0
    0
    18.60
    c †Stewart b Mullally
    31
    50
    65
    3
    0
    62.00
    c †Stewart b Mullally
    112
    232
    330
    13
    0
    48.27
    c Butcher b Cork
    21
    61
    94
    1
    0
    34.42
    c Mullally b Fraser
    134
    229
    303
    14
    0
    58.51
    c †Stewart b Mullally
    0
    3
    2
    0
    0
    0.00
    not out
    71
    107
    133
    11
    0
    66.35
    c †Stewart b Mullally
    20
    30
    30
    4
    0
    66.66
    c Atherton b Croft
    5
    24
    35
    0
    0
    20.83
    Extras
    21 (lb 14, nb 6, w 1)
    TOTAL
    485 all out (158 Overs, RR: 3.06, 657 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-30 (MJ Slater, 16.1 ov), 2-59 (JL Langer, 30.1 ov), 3-106 (ME Waugh, 43.6 ov), 4-106 (MA Taylor, 44.2 ov), 5-178 (RT Ponting, 66.3 ov), 6-365 (SR Waugh, 125.1 ov), 7-365 (MS Kasprowicz, 125.4 ov), 8-420 (IA Healy, 141.2 ov), 9-445 (SCG MacGill, 149.1 ov), 10-485 (GD McGrath, 157.6 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    D Gough34413513.9711
    DG Cork3169823.1601
    AD Mullally401010552.6203
    RDB Croft2365512.3901
    ARC Fraser2877612.7100
    MR Ramprakash21201.0000
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c & b ME Waugh
    116
    236
    278
    16
    0
    49.15
    c ME Waugh b McGrath
    0
    14
    17
    0
    0
    0.00
    c †Healy b Kasprowicz
    59
    99
    141
    10
    0
    59.59
    c Kasprowicz b MacGill
    8
    9
    17
    1
    0
    88.88
    c Langer b McGrath
    77
    168
    231
    7
    0
    45.83
    not out
    69
    166
    234
    6
    0
    41.56
    c MacGill b McGrath
    0
    11
    16
    0
    0
    0.00
    b Kasprowicz
    23
    48
    51
    3
    0
    47.91
    lbw b McGrath
    0
    23
    24
    0
    0
    0.00
    c Kasprowicz b McGrath
    0
    1
    1
    0
    0
    0.00
    c ME Waugh b McGrath
    1
    7
    7
    0
    0
    14.28
    Extras
    22 (b 1, lb 9, nb 12)
    TOTAL
    375 all out (128.2 Overs, RR: 2.92, 513 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-11 (MA Atherton, 4.3 ov), 2-145 (N Hussain, 38.6 ov), 3-168 (AJ Stewart, 43.1 ov), 4-240 (MA Butcher, 69.5 ov), 5-315 (GP Thorpe, 103.4 ov), 6-319 (DG Cork, 107.3 ov), 7-360 (RDB Croft, 120.1 ov), 8-373 (D Gough, 126.3 ov), 9-373 (AD Mullally, 126.4 ov), 10-375 (ARC Fraser, 128.2 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    GD McGrath34.2118562.4703
    DW Fleming2758303.0700
    MS Kasprowicz2978222.8206
    SCG MacGill2447012.9102
    SR Waugh301705.6600
    RT Ponting301003.3300
    ME Waugh811812.2501

Close of Play

  • Fri, 20 Nov - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 246/5 (SR Waugh 69*, IA Healy 46*, 89 ov)
  • Sat, 21 Nov - day 2 - England 1st innings 53/1 (MA Butcher 23*, N Hussain 23*, 19 ov)
  • Sun, 22 Nov - day 3 - England 1st innings 299/4 (GP Thorpe 70*, MR Ramprakash 29*, 94.2 ov)
  • Mon, 23 Nov - day 4 - England 2nd innings 26/0 (MA Butcher 7*, MA Atherton 18*, 7 ov)
  • Tue, 24 Nov - day 5 - England 2nd innings 179/6 (68 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

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