Result
2nd Test, Sydney, Nov 29 - Dec 3 1996, West Indies tour of Australia
331 & 312/4d
(69.4 ov, target 340)
304 & 215
Australia won by 124 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MA Taylor (c)c Chanderpaul b Bishop27901062030.00
MTG Elliott c Lara b Bishop2945785064.44
RT Ponting c Samuels b Walsh928421032.14
ME Waugh c Lara b Walsh1943682044.18
MG Bevan c Hooper b Benjamin16921221017.39
GS Blewett c Adams b Walsh691692398040.82
IA Healy c Lara b Walsh441071374041.12
SK Warne c †Browne b Bishop2845742062.22
MS Kasprowicz c Campbell b Walsh2125311184.00
JN Gillespie not out1649701032.65
GD McGrath lbw b Adams2444570054.54
Extras(lb 10, nb 18, w 1)29
TOTAL(119.5 Ov, RR: 2.76)331
Fall of wickets: 1-54 (Matthew Elliott), 2-68 (Mark Taylor), 3-73 (Ricky Ponting), 4-94 (Mark Waugh), 5-131 (Michael Bevan), 6-224 (Ian Healy), 7-245 (Greg Blewett), 8-283 (Michael Kasprowicz), 9-288 (Shane Warne), 10-331 (Glenn McGrath)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
CEL Ambrose2557302.9206
CA Walsh3069853.2604
KCG Benjamin2246913.1303
CL Hooper1461501.0700
IR Bishop2355532.3915
JC Adams5.511111.8800
West Indies 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SL Campbell  b Blewett7715519913049.67
RG Samuels lbw b McGrath351151423030.43
BC Lara c †Healy b McGrath213200015.38
CL Hooper lbw b Warne27861094031.39
S Chanderpaul c & b Warne481361966035.29
JC Adams c Bevan b McGrath3089973033.70
CO Browne c Blewett b McGrath044000.00
IR Bishop c Elliott b Warne4879956060.75
CEL Ambrose  b Gillespie917491052.94
KCG Benjamin  b Gillespie618241033.33
CA Walsh (c)not out25100040.00
Extras(b 4, lb 6, nb 10)20
TOTAL(117.2 Ov, RR: 2.59)304
Fall of wickets: 1-92 (Robert Samuels), 2-108 (Brian Lara), 3-136 (Sherwin Campbell), 4-166 (Carl Hooper), 5-229 (Jimmy Adams), 6-229 (Courtney Browne), 7-243 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul), 8-286 (Sir Curtly Ambrose), 9-298 (Kenny Benjamin), 10-304 (Ian Bishop)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath3198242.64011
MS Kasprowicz1323702.8400
SK Warne35.2136531.8300
JN Gillespie2356222.6901
MG Bevan1103503.1800
GS Blewett401313.2500
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MTG Elliott retired hurt781622449048.14
MA Taylor (c)c Lara b Bishop1654731029.62
RT Ponting c †Browne b Bishop422290018.18
ME Waugh c †Browne b Ambrose671592356042.13
MG Bevan c †Browne b Benjamin521541665033.76
GS Blewett not out47621025075.80
IA Healy not out2232364068.75
Extras(b 4, lb 10, nb 9, w 3)26
TOTAL(106 Ov, RR: 2.94)312/4d
Fall of wickets: 1-51 (Mark Taylor), 2-67 (Ricky Ponting), 2-143* (Matthew Elliott, retired not out ), 3-209 (Mark Waugh), 4-274 (Michael Bevan)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
CEL Ambrose2026613.3004
CA Walsh1963601.8903
IR Bishop2065422.7031
KCG Benjamin1644612.8703
JC Adams402105.2500
CL Hooper2777502.7700
West Indies 2nd Innings (target: 340 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SL Campbell lbw b McGrath1549531030.61
RG Samuels  b Warne1646562034.78
BC Lara c †Healy b McGrath110140010.00
CL Hooper c Taylor b Bevan571241656045.96
S Chanderpaul  b Warne716895100104.41
JC Adams c Blewett b McGrath520241025.00
CO Browne not out2564775039.06
IR Bishop run out (Ponting)021000.00
CEL Ambrose  b Bevan056000.00
KCG Benjamin c Taylor b Warne411110036.36
CA Walsh (c)c McGrath b Warne18171921105.88
Extras(lb 2, nb 1)3
TOTAL(69.4 Ov, RR: 3.08)215
Fall of wickets: 1-33 (Sherwin Campbell), 2-33 (Robert Samuels), 3-35 (Brian Lara), 4-152 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul), 5-157 (Jimmy Adams), 6-176 (Carl Hooper), 7-176 (Ian Bishop), 8-176 (Sir Curtly Ambrose), 9-183 (Kenny Benjamin), 10-215 (Courtney Walsh)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath1773632.1101
ME Waugh401503.7500
JN Gillespie722703.8500
SK Warne27.459543.4300
MG Bevan1424022.8500
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesWest Indies tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
Glenn McGrath
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1343
Season1996/97
Match days29,30 November, 1,2,3 December 1996 (5-day match)
Test debut
Jason Gillespie
Umpires
Darrell Hair
David Shepherd
TV Umpire
Simon Taufel
Match Referee
Peter van der Merwe
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 29 Nov - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 224/5 (GS Blewett 58*, IA Healy 44*)
Sat, 30 Nov - day 2 - West Indies 1st innings 156/3 (CL Hooper 27*, S Chanderpaul 3*)
Sun, 01 Dec - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 77/2 (MTG Elliott 45*, ME Waugh 2*)
Mon, 02 Dec - day 4 - West Indies 2nd innings 27/0 (SL Campbell 13*, RG Samuels 12*)
Tue, 03 Dec - day 5 - West Indies 2nd innings 215 (69.4 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • Lunch: WI 152/4
  • Crowd: 8,429
Day 4
  • During over 55, ME Waugh and MTG Elliott collided mid-pitch while taking a run. Elliott sustained a serious knee injury and was carried from the ground.
  • MTG Elliott retired hurt at 143/2
  • Lunch: Aus 144/2
  • Tea: Aus 224/3
  • ME Waugh opened the bowling with slow off-spinners
  • Crowd: 11,345
Day 3
  • Lunch: 223/4
  • Tea taken 2 minutes early upon the WI side being dismissed
  • Crowd: 22,960
Day 2
  • Lunch: Aus 322/9
  • Tea: WI 60/0
  • Crowd: 19,210
Day 1
  • Lunch: Aus 73/2
  • Tea: Aus 131/4
  • Crowd: 17,637