England tour of Australia, 3rd Test: Australia v England at Adelaide, Dec 12-16, 1986
The Ashes - 3rd Test
Match drawn
Played at Adelaide Oval
12,13,14,15,16 December 1986 (5-day match)
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GR Marsh b Edmonds 43 196 137 5 0 31.38
DC Boon c Whitaker b Emburey 103 305 274 14 0 37.59
DM Jones c †Richards b Dilley 93 283 220 9 0 42.27
AR Border* c †Richards b Edmonds 70 151 130 7 0 53.84
GM Ritchie c Broad b DeFreitas 36 83 56 3 0 64.28
GRJ Matthews not out 73 181 119 12 1 61.34
SR Waugh not out 79 119 117 10 0 67.52
Extras (lb 2, nb 15) 17
  Total (5 wickets dec; 171 overs) 514 (3.00 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  GR Dilley 32 3 111 1 3.46
  PAJ DeFreitas 32 4 128 1 4.00
  JE Emburey 46 11 117 1 2.54
  PH Edmonds 52 14 134 2 2.57
  MW Gatting 9 1 22 0 2.44
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
BC Broad c Marsh b Waugh 116 307 263 12 1 44.10
CWJ Athey b Sleep 55 140 100 5 0 55.00
MW Gatting* c Waugh b Sleep 100 180 141 15 0 70.92
AJ Lamb c Matthews b Hughes 14 72 47 3 0 29.78
DI Gower lbw b Reid 38 61 42 5 0 90.47
JE Emburey c †Dyer b Reid 49 160 118 6 0 41.52
JJ Whitaker c Matthews b Reid 11 48 34 1 0 32.35
CJ Richards c Jones b Sleep 29 89 84 3 0 34.52
PAJ DeFreitas not out 4 55 36 0 0 11.11
PH Edmonds c Border b Sleep 13 26 28 1 0 46.42
GR Dilley b Reid 0 6 6 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 4, lb 14, w 4, nb 4) 26
  Total (all out; 148.4 overs) 455 (3.06 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  MG Hughes 30 8 82 1 2.73
  BA Reid 28.4 8 64 4 2.23
  PR Sleep 47 14 132 4 2.80
  GRJ Matthews 23 1 102 0 4.43
  SR Waugh 19 4 56 1 2.94
  AR Border 1 0 1 0 1.00
  Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GR Marsh c & b Edmonds 41 143 95 5 0 43.15
DC Boon lbw b DeFreitas 0 15 11 0 0 0.00
DM Jones c Lamb b Dilley 2 31 21 0 0 9.52
AR Border* not out 100 303 253 11 0 39.52
GM Ritchie not out 46 207 162 2 0 28.39
Extras (b 4, lb 6, nb 2) 12
  Total (3 wickets dec; 90 overs) 201 (2.23 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  GR Dilley 21 8 38 1 1.80
  PAJ DeFreitas 16 5 36 1 2.25
  JE Emburey 22 6 50 0 2.27
  PH Edmonds 29 7 63 1 2.17
  MW Gatting 2 1 4 0 2.00
  England 2nd innings (target: 261 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
BC Broad not out 15 90 69 1 0 21.73
CWJ Athey c †Dyer b Hughes 12 26 20 2 0 60.00
MW Gatting* b Matthews 0 3 1 0 0 0.00
AJ Lamb not out 9 59 48 1 0 18.75
Extras (b 2, lb 1) 3
  Total (2 wickets; 23 overs) 39 (1.69 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  MG Hughes 7 2 16 1 2.28
  SR Waugh 3 1 10 0 3.33
  GRJ Matthews 8 4 10 1 1.25
  PR Sleep 5 5 0 0 0.00

Match details


Toss - Australia, who chose to bat
Series - England led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debuts - GC Dyer (Australia); JJ Whitaker (England)
Player of the match - AR Border (Australia)
Umpires - AR Crafter and SG Randell
Close of play
  • Fri, 12 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 207/2 (DM Jones 27*, AR Border 19*)
  • Sat, 13 Dec - day 2 - England 1st innings 29/0 (BC Broad 18*, CWJ Athey 10*)
  • Sun, 14 Dec - day 3 - England 1st innings 349/5 (JE Emburey 5*, JJ Whitaker 3*)
  • Mon, 15 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 82/3 (AR Border 31*, GM Ritchie 4*)
  • Tue, 16 Dec - day 5 - England 2nd innings 39/2 (23 ov) - end of match
 
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