Result
4th Test, Australia tour of England and Scotland at Leeds, Jul 24-28 1997
91.1 ov
172 & 268
501/9d
Australia won by an innings and 61 runs
Player Of The Match
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
MA Butcher c Blewett b Reiffel2457612042.10
MA Atherton (c)c Gillespie b McGrath411432226028.67
AJ Stewart c Blewett b Gillespie724260029.16
N Hussain c Taylor b McGrath2641584063.41
DW Headley c SR Waugh b Gillespie2232482068.75
GP Thorpe  b Gillespie1526293057.69
JP Crawley c Blewett b Gillespie213230015.38
MA Ealham not out824420033.33
RDB Croft c Ponting b Gillespie68121075.00
D Gough  b Gillespie026000.00
AM Smith  b Gillespie022000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 4, nb 12, w 1)21
TOTAL(59.4 Ov, RR: 2.88, 269 Mts)172
Fall of wickets: 1-43 (Mark Butcher), 2-58 (Alec Stewart), 3-103 (Nasser Hussain), 4-138 (Dean Headley), 5-154 (Mike Atherton), 6-154 (Graham Thorpe), 7-163 (John Crawley), 8-172 (Robert Croft), 9-172 (Darren Gough), 10-172 (Mike Smith)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath2256723.0413
PR Reiffel2044112.0509
JN Gillespie13.413772.7002
GS Blewett301705.6600
SK Warne10202.0000
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
MA Taylor (c)c †Stewart b Gough01110000.00
MTG Elliott  b Gough19935145026356.69
GS Blewett c †Stewart b Gough18160012.50
ME Waugh c & b Headley818301044.44
SR Waugh c Crawley b Headley412150033.33
RT Ponting c Ealham b Gough12720226116162.87
IA Healy  b Ealham3146586067.39
SK Warne c Thorpe b Ealham053000.00
PR Reiffel not out54721095075.00
JN Gillespie  b Gough318180016.66
GD McGrath not out2030391066.66
Extras(b 9, lb 10, nb 35)54
TOTAL(123 Ov, RR: 4.07, 509 Mts)501/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Mark Taylor), 2-16 (Greg Blewett), 3-43 (Mark Waugh), 4-50 (Steve Waugh), 5-318 (Ricky Ponting), 6-382 (Ian Healy), 7-383 (Shane Warne), 8-444 (Matthew Elliott), 9-461 (Jason Gillespie)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
D Gough36514954.1308
DW Headley25212525.00012
AM Smith2328903.8607
MA Ealham1935622.9402
RDB Croft1814902.7200
MA Butcher201407.0006
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
MA Butcher c †Healy b McGrath19181830105.55
MA Atherton (c)c Warne b McGrath213250015.38
AJ Stewart  b Reiffel1630413053.33
N Hussain c Gillespie b Warne10518125014058.01
GP Thorpe c ME Waugh b Gillespie1530401050.00
JP Crawley  b Reiffel7221426310033.64
MA Ealham c ME Waugh b Reiffel44767008.51
DW Headley lbw b Reiffel317300017.64
RDB Croft c †Healy b Reiffel57161071.42
D Gough c ME Waugh b Gillespie012000.00
AM Smith not out44310100.00
Extras(b 6, lb 4, nb 13)23
TOTAL(91.1 Ov, RR: 2.93, 382 Mts)268
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Mark Butcher), 2-28 (Mike Atherton), 3-57 (Alec Stewart), 4-89 (Graham Thorpe), 5-222 (Nasser Hussain), 6-252 (Mark Ealham), 7-256 (John Crawley), 8-263 (Dean Headley), 9-264 (Darren Gough), 10-268 (Robert Croft)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath2258023.6302
PR Reiffel21.124952.3108
JN Gillespie2386522.8202
SK Warne2165312.5202
SR Waugh411102.7501
MATCH DETAILS
Headingley, Leeds
TossAustralia , elected to field first
SeriesAustralia tour of England and Scotland 1997
Player Of The Match
Jason Gillespie
Series resultAustralia led the 6-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 1373
Season1997
Match days24,25,26,27,28 July 1997 (5-day match)
debut
Mike Smith
Umpires
Mervyn Kitchen
Cyril Mitchley
TV Umpire
Ray Julian
Match Referee
Cammie Smith
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 24 Jul - day 1 - England 1st innings 106/3 (MA Atherton 34*, DW Headley 0*, 36 ov)
Fri, 25 Jul - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 258/4 (MTG Elliott 134*, RT Ponting 86*, 67 ov)
Sat, 26 Jul - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 373/5 (MTG Elliott 164*, IA Healy 27*, 95.2 ov)
Sun, 27 Jul - day 4 - England 2nd innings 212/4 (N Hussain 101*, JP Crawley 48*, 63 ov)
Mon, 28 Jul - day 5 - England 2nd innings 268 (91.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • day 5 - England 2nd innings 268 (91.1 ov) - end of match
Day 4
  • day 4 - England 2nd innings 212/4 (N Hussain 101*, JP Crawley 48*, 63 ov)
Day 3
  • day 3 - Australia 1st innings 373/5 (MTG Elliott 164*, IA Healy 27*, 95.2 ov)
Day 2
  • day 2 - Australia 1st innings 258/4 (MTG Elliott 134*, RT Ponting 86*, 67 ov)
Day 1
  • day 1 - England 1st innings 106/3 (MA Atherton 34*, DW Headley 0*, 36 ov)
Day 0
  • Scorers: JT Potter (England) and MK Walsh (Australia)
  • 12th Men: AD McGrath (England) and MS Kasprowicz (Australia)