Result
3rd Investec Test, Australia tour of England and Ireland at Birmingham, Jul 29-31 2015
136 & 265
32.1 ov, target 121
281 & 124/2
England won by 8 wickets
Player Of The Match
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
CJL Rogers lbw b Broad52891539058.42
DA Warner lbw b Anderson26120033.33
SPD Smith c Cook b Finn718261038.88
MJ Clarke (c) b Finn10101620100.00
AC Voges c †Buttler b Anderson1634433047.05
MR Marsh c †Buttler b Anderson037000.00
PM Nevill  b Anderson2890025.00
MG Johnson c Stokes b Anderson36100050.00
MA Starc c †Buttler b Broad1120301055.00
JR Hazlewood not out1416233087.50
NM Lyon  b Anderson11111420100.00
Extras(lb 7, nb 1)8
TOTAL(36.4 Ov, RR: 3.7, 173 Mts)136
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (David Warner, 2.2 ov), 2-18 (Steven Smith, 7.6 ov), 3-34 (Michael Clarke, 11.2 ov), 4-77 (Adam Voges, 20.6 ov), 5-82 (Mitchell Marsh, 22.3 ov), 6-86 (Peter Nevill, 24.4 ov), 7-94 (Mitchell Johnson, 26.6 ov), 8-110 (Chris Rogers, 31.2 ov), 9-119 (Mitchell Starc, 33.3 ov), 10-136 (Nathan Lyon, 36.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JM Anderson14.424763.2000
SCJ Broad1224423.6600
ST Finn1013823.8001
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
A Lyth c Voges b Hazlewood1030301033.33
AN Cook (c)c Voges b Lyon3448755070.83
IR Bell c Warner b Lyon53569610094.64
JE Root c Voges b Starc63751139184.00
JM Bairstow c †Nevill b Johnson512141041.66
BA Stokes c †Nevill b Johnson022000.00
JC Buttler lbw b Lyon938711023.68
MM Ali c Warner b Hazlewood597810311075.64
SCJ Broad c Marsh b Hazlewood3155733056.36
ST Finn not out079000.00
JM Anderson c †Nevill b Starc32500150.00
Extras(b 6, lb 4, w 4)14
TOTAL(67.1 Ov, RR: 4.18, 297 Mts)281
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Adam Lyth, 7.3 ov), 2-76 (Sir Alastair Cook, 17.2 ov), 3-132 (Ian Bell, 27.4 ov), 4-142 (Jonny Bairstow, 30.3 ov), 5-142 (Ben Stokes, 30.5 ov), 6-182 (Joe Root, 40.6 ov), 7-190 (Jos Buttler, 45.3 ov), 8-277 (Stuart Broad, 64.6 ov), 9-278 (Moeen Ali, 66.3 ov), 10-281 (James Anderson, 67.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
MA Starc16.117124.3930
JR Hazlewood1507434.9300
MG Johnson1626624.1210
MR Marsh722403.4200
NM Lyon1323632.7600
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
CJL Rogers lbw b Broad613151046.15
DA Warner c Lyth b Anderson7762138110124.19
SPD Smith c †Buttler b Finn827401029.62
MJ Clarke (c)c Lyth b Finn319200015.78
AC Voges c Bell b Finn011000.00
MR Marsh  b Finn624270025.00
PM Nevill c †Buttler b Finn591471817040.13
MG Johnson c Stokes b Finn1438701036.84
MA Starc c sub (JE Poysden) b Ali581081396153.70
JR Hazlewood c Root b Stokes1120321055.00
NM Lyon not out1216272075.00
Extras(b 2, lb 9)11
TOTAL(79.1 Ov, RR: 3.34, 348 Mts)265
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Chris Rogers, 3.2 ov), 2-62 (Steven Smith, 12.2 ov), 3-76 (Michael Clarke, 16.3 ov), 4-76 (Adam Voges, 16.4 ov), 5-92 (Mitchell Marsh, 22.1 ov), 6-111 (David Warner, 28.3 ov), 7-153 (Mitchell Johnson, 46.1 ov), 8-217 (Peter Nevill, 64.2 ov), 9-245 (Josh Hazlewood, 72.2 ov), 10-265 (Mitchell Starc, 79.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JM Anderson8.351511.7600
SCJ Broad2046113.0500
ST Finn2137963.7600
MM Ali16.136413.9500
BA Stokes1132812.5400
JE Root2.30702.8000
England 2nd Innings (target: 121 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
A Lyth lbw b Hazlewood1228493042.85
AN Cook (c) b Starc712180058.33
IR Bell not out659012010072.22
JE Root not out3863896160.31
Extras(w 2)2
TOTAL(32.1 Ov, RR: 3.85, 138 Mts)124/2
Did not bat: JM Bairstow, BA Stokes, JC Buttler, MM Ali, SCJ Broad, JM Anderson, ST Finn 
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Sir Alastair Cook, 4.1 ov), 2-51 (Adam Lyth, 11.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
MA Starc613315.5020
JR Hazlewood702113.0000
NM Lyon1115204.7200
MG Johnson731001.4200
MR Marsh1.10806.8500
MATCH DETAILS
Edgbaston, Birmingham
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England and Ireland 2015
Player Of The Match
Steven Finn
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 2173
Season2015
Hours of play (local time)11am start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Match days29,30,31 July 2015 (5-day match)
Umpires
Aleem Dar
Chris Gaffaney
TV Umpire
Marais Erasmus
Reserve Umpire
Rob Bailey
Match Referee
Ranjan Madugalle
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 29 Jul - day 1 - England 1st innings 133/3 (JE Root 30*, JM Bairstow 1*, 29 ov)
Thu, 30 Jul - day 2 - Australia 2nd innings 168/7 (PM Nevill 37*, MA Starc 7*, 55 ov)
Fri, 31 Jul - day 3 - England 2nd innings 124/2 (32.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 3
  • PM Nevill: 50 off 126 balls (6 x 4)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 60.1 overs (361 balls), Extras 10
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 86 balls (PM Nevill 24, MA Starc 26, Ex 0)
  • Over 64.2: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - Aleem Dar, Batsman - PM Nevill (Struck down)
  • Drinks: Australia - 226/8 in 69.0 overs (MA Starc 36, JR Hazlewood 7)
  • MA Starc: 50 off 83 balls (6 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Australia: 250 runs in 73.6 overs (444 balls), Extras 10
  • Innings Break: Australia - 265/10 in 79.1 overs (NM Lyon 12)
  • England 2nd innings
  • Lunch: England - 4/0 in 2.0 overs (A Lyth 0, AN Cook 4)
  • England: 50 runs in 8.5 overs (53 balls), Extras 0
  • Over 11.1: Review by England (Batting), Umpire - CB Gaffaney, Batsman - A Lyth (Struck down)
  • Drinks: England - 67/2 in 16.0 overs (IR Bell 38, JE Root 10)
  • IR Bell: 50 off 68 balls (8 x 4)
  • England: 100 runs in 25.6 overs (156 balls), Extras 2
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 90 balls (IR Bell 25, JE Root 23, Ex 2)
  • Over 28.2: Review by Australia (Bowling), Umpire - Aleem Dar, Batsman - JE Root (Struck down)
  • day 3 - England 2nd innings 124/2 (32.1 ov) - end of match
Day 2
  • England: 150 runs in 31.2 overs (188 balls), Extras 5
  • JE Root: 50 off 49 balls (8 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Drinks: England - 182/6 in 41.0 overs (JC Buttler 7)
  • Over 45.2: Review by Australia (Bowling), Umpire - Aleem Dar, Batsman - JC Buttler (Struck down)
  • England: 200 runs in 48.1 overs (289 balls), Extras 12
  • Lunch: England - 221/7 in 56.0 overs (MM Ali 23, SCJ Broad 10)
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 78 balls (MM Ali 27, SCJ Broad 23, Ex 2)
  • England: 250 runs in 60.2 overs (362 balls), Extras 14
  • MM Ali: 50 off 66 balls (10 x 4)
  • Innings Break: England - 281/10 in 67.1 overs (ST Finn 0)
  • Australia 2nd innings
  • Australia: 50 runs in 9.5 overs (59 balls), Extras 0
  • DA Warner: 50 off 35 balls (8 x 4)
  • Tea: Australia - 73/2 in 15.0 overs (DA Warner 56, MJ Clarke 2)
  • Over 20.5: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire - Aleem Dar, Batsman - MR Marsh (Struck down)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 25.1 overs (151 balls), Extras 1
  • Drinks: Australia - 106/5 in 27.0 overs (DA Warner 76, PM Nevill 5)
  • Over 31.3: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire - CB Gaffaney, Batsman - PM Nevill (Struck down)
  • Drinks: Australia - 138/6 in 41.0 overs (PM Nevill 16, MG Johnson 12)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 43.5 overs (263 balls), Extras 10
  • End Of Day: Australia - 168/7 in 55.0 overs (PM Nevill 37, MA Starc 7)
  • day 2 - Australia 2nd innings 168/7 (PM Nevill 37*, MA Starc 7*, 55 ov)
Day 1
  • Australia 1st innings
  • Over 2.2: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - CB Gaffaney, Batsman - DA Warner (Struck down)
  • Drinks: Australia - 34/3 in 11.2 overs (CJL Rogers 10)
  • Rain: Australia - 38/3 in 12.2 overs (CJL Rogers 14, AC Voges 0)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 15.3 overs (93 balls), Extras 5
  • Lunch: Australia - 72/3 in 19.0 overs (CJL Rogers 35, AC Voges 12)
  • Rain: Australia - 72/3 in 19.0 overs (CJL Rogers 35, AC Voges 12)
  • CJL Rogers: 50 off 82 balls (9 x 4)
  • Rain: Australia - 99/7 in 29.2 overs (CJL Rogers 50, MA Starc 1)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 29.5 overs (180 balls), Extras 8
  • Over 31.2: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - Aleem Dar, Batsman - CJL Rogers (Struck down)
  • Innings Break: Australia - 136/10 in 36.4 overs (JR Hazlewood 14)
  • England 1st innings
  • Rain: England - 7/0 in 3.5 overs (A Lyth 1, AN Cook 6)
  • Tea: England - 7/0 in 3.5 overs (A Lyth 1, AN Cook 6)
  • England: 50 runs in 14.5 overs (89 balls), Extras 4
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 53 balls (AN Cook 25, IR Bell 24, Ex 4)
  • England: 100 runs in 22.2 overs (134 balls), Extras 5
  • Drinks: England - 109/2 in 23.0 overs (IR Bell 47, JE Root 13)
  • IR Bell: 50 off 51 balls (10 x 4)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 55 balls (IR Bell 23, JE Root 29, Ex 1)
  • Rain: England - 133/3 in 29.0 overs (JE Root 30, JM Bairstow 1)
  • End Of Day: England - 133/3 in 29.0 overs (JE Root 30, JM Bairstow 1)
  • day 1 - England 1st innings 133/3 (JE Root 30*, JM Bairstow 1*, 29 ov)