Result
2nd Test, England tour of Australia at Melbourne, Dec 26-30 1990
352 & 150
(86 ov, target 197)
306 & 197/2
Australia won by 8 wickets
Player Of The Match
Australia
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GA Gooch (c)lbw b Alderman2033392060.60
MA Atherton c Boon b Reid01115000.00
W Larkins c †Healy b Reid641452185044.13
RA Smith c †Healy b Hughes30861213034.88
DI Gower c & b Reid1001702548058.82
AJ Stewart c †Healy b Reid792112794037.44
RC Russell c †Healy b Hughes1555691027.27
PAJ DeFreitas c †Healy b Reid3550060.00
ARC Fraser c Jones b Alderman2455693043.63
DE Malcolm c Taylor b Reid619321031.57
PCR Tufnell not out0913000.00
Extras(lb 2, nb 9)11
TOTAL(131.4 Ov, RR: 2.67, 561 Mts)352
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Mike Atherton), 2-30 (Graham Gooch), 3-109 (Robin Smith), 4-152 (Wayne Larkins), 5-274 (David Gower), 6-303 (Jack Russell), 7-307 (Phil DeFreitas), 8-324 (Alec Stewart), 9-344 (Devon Malcolm), 10-352 (Angus Fraser)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
TM Alderman30.478622.8002
BA Reid3989762.4801
MG Hughes2978322.8606
GRJ Matthews2786502.4000
SR Waugh621903.1600
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GR Marsh c †Russell b DeFreitas3662855058.06
MA Taylor c †Russell b DeFreitas611772564034.46
DC Boon c †Russell b Malcolm28821191034.14
AR Border (c)c †Russell b Fraser621642395037.80
DM Jones c †Russell b Fraser4457866077.19
SR Waugh  b Fraser1947612040.42
GRJ Matthews lbw b Fraser1254790022.22
IA Healy c †Russell b Fraser510210050.00
MG Hughes lbw b Malcolm415460026.66
TM Alderman  b Fraser0109000.00
BA Reid not out316160018.75
Extras(b 4, lb 12, nb 16)32
TOTAL(112.5 Ov, RR: 2.71, 514 Mts)306
Fall of wickets: 1-63 (Geoff Marsh), 2-133 (David Boon), 3-149 (Mark Taylor), 4-224 (Dean Jones), 5-264 (Steve Waugh), 6-281 (Allan Border), 7-289 (Ian Healy), 8-298 (Greg Matthews), 9-302 (Terry Alderman), 10-306 (Merv Hughes)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DE Malcolm25.547422.8606
ARC Fraser39108262.1009
PCR Tufnell2156202.9501
PAJ DeFreitas2556922.7600
MA Atherton21301.5000
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GA Gooch (c)c Alderman b Reid581161479050.00
MA Atherton c †Healy b Reid420260020.00
W Larkins c †Healy b Reid541712326031.57
RA Smith c Taylor b Reid815141053.33
DI Gower c Border b Matthews0611000.00
AJ Stewart c Marsh b Reid860700013.33
RC Russell c Jones b Matthews13346003.03
PAJ DeFreitas lbw b Reid043000.00
ARC Fraser c Taylor b Reid068000.00
DE Malcolm lbw b Matthews11421007.14
PCR Tufnell not out00100-
Extras(b 7, lb 3, nb 6)16
TOTAL(73 Ov, RR: 2.05, 294 Mts)150
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Mike Atherton), 2-103 (Graham Gooch), 3-115 (Robin Smith), 4-122 (David Gower), 5-147 (Alec Stewart), 6-148 (Wayne Larkins), 7-148 (Phil DeFreitas), 8-148 (Angus Fraser), 9-150 (Jack Russell), 10-150 (Devon Malcolm)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
TM Alderman1021901.9004
BA Reid22125172.3101
MG Hughes942602.8801
GRJ Matthews2594031.6000
SR Waugh76400.5700
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 197 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GR Marsh not out792573637030.73
MA Taylor c Atherton b Malcolm524341020.83
IA Healy c Atherton b Fraser1360033.33
DC Boon not out942343218040.17
Extras(b 4, lb 12, nb 2)18
TOTAL(86 Ov, RR: 2.29)197/2
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Mark Taylor), 2-10 (Ian Healy)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DE Malcolm2375212.2601
ARC Fraser2043311.6500
PCR Tufnell24123601.5001
PAJ DeFreitas1634602.8700
MA Atherton301404.6600
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
Bruce Reid
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1159
Season1990/91
Match days26,27,28,29,30 December 1990 (5-day match)
Test debut
Phil Tufnell
Umpires
Tony Crafter
Peter McConnell
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 26 Dec - day 1 - England 1st innings 239/4 (DI Gower 73*, AJ Stewart 42*)
Thu, 27 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 109/1 (MA Taylor 42*, DC Boon 18*)
Fri, 28 Dec - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 306
Sat, 29 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 28/2 (GR Marsh 11*, DC Boon 8*)
Sun, 30 Dec - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 197/2 (86 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • Twelfth men: C.G.Rackemann (A) and C.C.Lewis (E)