Result
4th Test, Adelaide, Jan 25-29 1991, England tour of Australia
386 & 314/6d
(96 ov, target 472)
229 & 335/5
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GR Marsh c Gooch b Small3767935055.22
MA Taylor run out518190027.77
DC Boon c Fraser b Malcolm491481814033.10
AR Border (c) b DeFreitas1233750036.36
DM Jones lbw b DeFreitas032000.00
ME Waugh  b Malcolm13818823718073.40
GRJ Matthews c †Stewart b Gooch652153183030.23
IA Healy c †Stewart b DeFreitas1670016.66
CJ McDermott not out42991650042.42
MG Hughes lbw b Small12330004.34
BA Reid c Lamb b DeFreitas518220027.77
Extras(b 2, lb 23, nb 4, w 2)31
TOTAL(135.2 Ov, RR: 2.85, 584 Mts)386
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Mark Taylor), 2-62 (Geoff Marsh), 3-104 (Allan Border), 4-104 (Dean Jones), 5-124 (David Boon), 6-295 (Mark Waugh), 7-298 (Ian Healy), 8-358 (Greg Matthews), 9-373 (Merv Hughes), 10-386 (Bruce Reid)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DE Malcolm38710422.7312
ARC Fraser2364802.0800
GC Small34109222.7000
PAJ DeFreitas26.265642.1201
PCR Tufnell503807.6000
GA Gooch922312.5511
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GA Gooch (c)c †Healy b Reid871972848044.16
MA Atherton lbw b McDermott01621000.00
AJ Lamb c †Healy b McDermott043000.00
RA Smith c & b Hughes531492004035.57
DI Gower c Hughes b McDermott1120341055.00
AJ Stewart c †Healy b Reid1125320044.00
PAJ DeFreitas c Matthews b McDermott4556814080.35
GC Small  b McDermott11623006.25
ARC Fraser c †Healy b Reid212240016.66
DE Malcolm c †Healy b Reid28100025.00
PCR Tufnell not out0312000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 3, nb 13)17
TOTAL(81.3 Ov, RR: 2.8, 366 Mts)229
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Mike Atherton), 2-11 (Allan Lamb), 3-137 (Robin Smith), 4-160 (David Gower), 5-176 (Graham Gooch), 6-179 (Alec Stewart), 7-198 (Gladstone Small), 8-215 (Angus Fraser), 9-219 (Devon Malcolm), 10-229 (Phil DeFreitas)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
BA Reid2995341.8202
CJ McDermott26.339753.6608
MG Hughes2246212.8102
ME Waugh411303.2501
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MA Taylor run out412221033.33
GR Marsh c Gooch b Small059000.00
DC Boon  b Tufnell1212773889043.68
DM Jones lbw b DeFreitas816262050.00
ME Waugh  b Malcolm2356721041.07
MG Hughes c Gooch b Fraser30621023048.38
AR Border (c)not out831482246056.08
GRJ Matthews not out3451711066.66
Extras(b 1, lb 7, w 3)11
TOTAL(104 Ov, RR: 3.01, 450 Mts)314/6d
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Geoff Marsh), 2-8 (Mark Taylor), 3-25 (Dean Jones), 4-64 (Mark Waugh), 5-130 (Merv Hughes), 6-240 (David Boon)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DE Malcolm2108714.1411
GC Small1836413.5500
PAJ DeFreitas2366112.6500
ARC Fraser2636612.5301
PCR Tufnell1632811.7500
England 2nd Innings (target: 472 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GA Gooch (c)c Marsh b Reid11718821412062.23
MA Atherton c Waugh b Reid8721225011041.03
AJ Lamb  b McDermott5354846098.14
DI Gower lbw b Hughes1627542059.25
RA Smith not out1037810027.02
AJ Stewart c Jones b McDermott99810100.00
PAJ DeFreitas not out1961662031.14
Extras(b 5, lb 9, nb 9, w 1)24
TOTAL(96 Ov, RR: 3.48)335/5
Fall of wickets: 1-203 (Graham Gooch), 2-246 (Mike Atherton), 3-287 (Allan Lamb), 4-287 (David Gower), 5-297 (Alec Stewart)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
BA Reid2355922.5601
CJ McDermott27510623.9208
MG Hughes1435213.7100
GRJ Matthews31710003.2200
ME Waugh10404.0010
MATCH DETAILS
Adelaide Oval
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
Graham Gooch
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1161
Season1990/91
Match days25,26,27,28,29 January 1991 (5-day match)
Test debut
Mark Waugh
Umpires
Leonard King
Terry Prue
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 25 Jan - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 269/5 (ME Waugh 116*, GRJ Matthews 29*)
Sat, 26 Jan - day 2 - England 1st innings 95/2 (GA Gooch 50*, RA Smith 36*)
Sun, 27 Jan - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 68/4 (DC Boon 24*, MG Hughes 3*)
Mon, 28 Jan - day 4 - England 2nd innings 19/0 (GA Gooch 14*, MA Atherton 1*)
Tue, 29 Jan - day 5 - England 2nd innings 335/5 (96 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • Twelfth men: T.M.Alderman (A) & E.E.Hemmings (E)