Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c †Healy b Fleming
    0
    10
    14
    0
    0
    0.00
    c †Healy b McGrath
    1
    18
    26
    0
    0
    5.55
    c †Healy b McGrath
    6
    24
    28
    0
    0
    25.00
    b McGrath
    38
    29
    58
    4
    0
    131.03
    c Taylor b Fleming
    26
    60
    97
    1
    0
    43.33
    c ME Waugh b Gillespie
    4
    17
    22
    0
    0
    23.52
    c †Healy b Gillespie
    0
    2
    2
    0
    0
    0.00
    c Taylor b Fleming
    2
    13
    13
    0
    0
    15.38
    not out
    18
    30
    49
    1
    0
    60.00
    c ME Waugh b Fleming
    11
    24
    23
    0
    0
    45.83
    c †Healy b Fleming
    0
    9
    10
    0
    0
    0.00
    Extras
    6 (lb 2, nb 2, w 2)
    TOTAL
    112 all out (39 Overs, RR: 2.87, 180 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Mark Butcher, 3.2 ov), 2-4 (Mike Atherton, 6.2 ov), 3-19 (Nasser Hussain, 10.4 ov), 4-62 (Alec Stewart, 18.1 ov), 5-74 (John Crawley, 23.3 ov), 6-74 (Graeme Hick, 23.5 ov), 7-81 (Dominic Cork, 26.6 ov), 8-90 (Mark Ramprakash, 30.3 ov), 9-108 (Darren Gough, 36.3 ov), 10-112 (Alan Mullally, 38.6 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    GD McGrath1643732.3110
    DW Fleming1434653.2801
    JN Gillespie702323.2811
    CR Miller20402.0000
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c †Stewart b Cork
    61
    144
    187
    6
    0
    42.36
    c Butcher b Gough
    34
    70
    102
    6
    0
    48.57
    c Crawley b Ramprakash
    15
    40
    56
    2
    0
    37.50
    c Butcher b Tudor
    36
    130
    203
    4
    0
    27.69
    c †Stewart b Mullally
    11
    71
    86
    0
    0
    15.49
    b Tudor
    33
    61
    78
    6
    0
    54.09
    c †Stewart b Tudor
    11
    18
    32
    0
    0
    61.11
    lbw b Gough
    12
    7
    6
    2
    0
    171.42
    c Hick b Gough
    0
    1
    1
    0
    0
    0.00
    not out
    3
    5
    16
    0
    0
    60.00
    c Cork b Tudor
    0
    2
    2
    0
    0
    0.00
    Extras
    24 (b 1, lb 10, nb 13)
    TOTAL
    240 all out (89.2 Overs, RR: 2.68, 389 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-81 (Michael Slater, 24.3 ov), 2-115 (Justin Langer, 37.3 ov), 3-138 (Mark Taylor, 43.5 ov), 4-165 (Jason Gillespie, 64.4 ov), 5-209 (Steve Waugh, 83.4 ov), 6-214 (Mark Waugh, 85.3 ov), 7-228 (Ian Healy, 86.4 ov), 8-228 (Damien Fleming, 86.5 ov), 9-239 (Ricky Ponting, 89.1 ov), 10-240 (Glenn McGrath, 89.2 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    D Gough2594331.7203
    DG Cork2154912.3303
    AJ Tudor20.258944.3707
    AD Mullally21103611.7100
    MR Ramprakash201216.0000
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c Ponting b Fleming
    1
    15
    13
    0
    0
    6.66
    c Taylor b Fleming
    35
    56
    82
    6
    0
    62.50
    lbw b Fleming
    1
    14
    15
    0
    0
    7.14
    c Taylor b Fleming
    0
    5
    8
    0
    0
    0.00
    not out
    47
    184
    270
    5
    0
    25.54
    c Langer b Miller
    15
    45
    63
    0
    0
    33.33
    c Ponting b Gillespie
    68
    73
    99
    8
    2
    93.15
    lbw b Gillespie
    16
    31
    47
    1
    0
    51.61
    c †Healy b Gillespie
    0
    2
    2
    0
    0
    0.00
    lbw b Gillespie
    0
    1
    2
    0
    0
    0.00
    b Gillespie
    0
    4
    6
    0
    0
    0.00
    Extras
    8 (nb 8)
    TOTAL
    191 all out (70.2 Overs, RR: 2.71, 309 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Mark Butcher, 3.4 ov), 2-11 (Nasser Hussain, 7.3 ov), 3-15 (Alec Stewart, 9.2 ov), 4-40 (Mike Atherton, 19.4 ov), 5-67 (John Crawley, 35.2 ov), 6-158 (Graeme Hick, 58.3 ov), 7-189 (Dominic Cork, 68.3 ov), 8-189 (Alex Tudor, 68.5 ov), 9-189 (Darren Gough, 68.6 ov), 10-191 (Alan Mullally, 70.2 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    GD McGrath26104701.8001
    DW Fleming1974542.3601
    JN Gillespie15.228855.7306
    CR Miller1041111.1000

Close of Play

  • Sat, 28 Nov - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 150/3 (ME Waugh 19*, JN Gillespie 5*, 49 ov)
  • Sun, 29 Nov - day 2 - England 2nd innings 126/5 (MR Ramprakash 26*, GA Hick 42*, 47 ov)
  • Mon, 30 Nov - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 64/3 (23 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

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