- BATSMENRMB4s6sSRc Lara b Ambrose023000.00run out (Chanderpaul/Adams)21850040.00c †Browne b Simmons1782652026.15c Campbell b Ambrose792241708146.47c †Browne b Ambrose11920005.00not out8723516412053.04b Ambrose718151046.66c Simmons b Ambrose011000.00c †Browne b Bishop941290031.03c †Browne b Bishop1528272055.55c Ambrose b Bishop023000.00Extras26 (lb 10, nb 14, w 2)TOTAL243 all out (80 Overs, RR: 3.03, 344 minutes)Fall of wickets: 1-0 (ML Hayden, ), 2-7 (MA Taylor, ), 3-45 (GS Blewett, ), 4-49 (SR Waugh, ), 5-169 (ME Waugh, ), 6-186 (IA Healy, ), 7-186 (PR Reiffel, ), 8-216 (SK Warne, ), 9-243 (AJ Bichel, ), 10-243 (GD McGrath, )
- BATSMENRMB4s6sSRc †Healy b Reiffel2152443047.72c ME Waugh b Warne7633222810033.33c Reiffel b McGrath319170017.64c †Healy b Warne13222318322172.13c †Healy b Reiffel571248310068.67c †Healy b McGrath1840312058.06c ME Waugh b Reiffel035000.00c Warne b Reiffel023000.00c Taylor b Reiffel1367441029.54run out (†Healy)1552441034.09not out526110045.45Extras44 (b 5, lb 10, nb 28, w 1)TOTAL384 all out (111 Overs, RR: 3.45, 478 minutes)Fall of wickets: 1-30 (SL Campbell, ), 2-43 (S Chanderpaul, ), 3-251 (BC Lara, ), 4-275 (RG Samuels, ), 5-331 (JC Adams, ), 6-332 (PV Simmons, ), 7-332 (CO Browne, ), 8-359 (CL Hooper, ), 9-367 (IR Bishop, ), 10-384 (CEL Ambrose, )
- BATSMENRMB4s6sSRc †Browne b Ambrose11413007.69lbw b Hooper471401024046.07b Ambrose081000.00c †Browne b Walsh948332027.27c Hooper b Walsh076000.00c Simmons b Walsh1542313048.38c Chanderpaul b Walsh2942315093.54c Adams b Walsh5561083.33c Simmons b Bishop3077534056.60c Samuels b Bishop1847312058.06not out2660033.33Extras38 (b 2, lb 8, nb 22, w 6)TOTAL194 all out (47.3 Overs, RR: 4.08, 226 minutes)Fall of wickets: 1-7 (MA Taylor, ), 2-17 (GS Blewett, ), 3-43 (ME Waugh, ), 4-48 (SR Waugh, ), 5-84 (MG Bevan, ), 6-105 (ML Hayden, ), 7-110 (PR Reiffel, ), 8-133 (IA Healy, ), 9-189 (AJ Bichel, ), 10-194 (SK Warne, )
- BATSMENRMB4s6sSRnot out1644284057.14not out3544388092.10Extras6 (lb 2, nb 3, w 1)TOTAL57/0 (10.3 Overs, RR: 5.42)
Australia , elected to bat first
Australia won the 5-match series 3-2
Player of the match
Player of the series
1,2,3 February 1997 (5-day match)
- 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
- 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.
- RG Samuels hit 1 five
- CL Hooper hit 1 five
- 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.