Result
4th Test, Melbourne, Dec 26-28 1986, England tour of Australia
(73.4 ov)
141 & 194
349
England won by an innings and 14 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GR Marsh c †Richards b Botham1747692036.17
DC Boon c Botham b Small711201063.63
DM Jones c Gower b Small591361546043.38
AR Border (c)c †Richards b Botham1526432057.69
SR Waugh c Botham b Small1030430033.33
GRJ Matthews c Botham b Small1450761028.00
PR Sleep c †Richards b Small0812000.00
TJ Zoehrer  b Botham57121071.42
CJ McDermott c †Richards b Botham047000.00
MG Hughes c †Richards b Botham215150013.33
BA Reid not out2360066.66
Extras(b 1, lb 1, nb 7, w 1)10
TOTAL(54.4 Ov, RR: 2.57)141
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (David Boon), 2-44 (Geoff Marsh), 3-80 (Allan Border), 4-108 (Steve Waugh), 5-118 (Dean Jones), 6-118 (Peter Sleep), 7-129 (Tim Zoehrer), 8-133 (Craig McDermott), 9-137 (Merv Hughes), 10-141 (Greg Matthews)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GC Small22.474852.1100
PAJ DeFreitas1113002.7200
JE Emburey401604.0000
IT Botham1644152.5600
MW Gatting10404.0000
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
BC Broad c †Zoehrer b Hughes1122553299043.92
CWJ Athey lbw b Reid2158741036.20
MW Gatting (c)c Hughes b Reid401181732033.89
AJ Lamb c †Zoehrer b Reid43921405046.73
DI Gower c Matthews b Sleep717221041.17
IT Botham c †Zoehrer b McDermott2954664053.70
CJ Richards c Marsh b Reid314320021.42
PAJ DeFreitas c Matthews b McDermott714211050.00
JE Emburey c & b McDermott2230422073.33
PH Edmonds lbw b McDermott1949671038.77
GC Small not out2136422058.33
Extras(b 6, lb 7, nb 11, w 1)25
TOTAL(120.5 Ov, RR: 2.88)349
Fall of wickets: 1-58 (Bill Athey), 2-163 (Mike Gatting), 3-198 (Chris Broad), 4-219 (David Gower), 5-251 (Allan Lamb), 6-273 (Sir Ian Botham), 7-277 (Jack Richards), 8-289 (Phil DeFreitas), 9-319 (John Emburey), 10-349 (Phil Edmonds)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
CJ McDermott26.548343.0900
MG Hughes3039413.1300
BA Reid2857842.7800
SR Waugh841602.0000
PR Sleep2846512.3200
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GR Marsh run out6014221411042.25
DC Boon c Gatting b Small821210038.09
DM Jones c Gatting b DeFreitas2133453063.63
AR Border (c)c Emburey b Small3482854041.46
SR Waugh  b Edmonds491031153047.57
GRJ Matthews  b Emburey078000.00
PR Sleep run out625251024.00
TJ Zoehrer c Athey b Edmonds1890012.50
CJ McDermott  b Emburey11416007.14
MG Hughes c Small b Edmonds881120100.00
BA Reid not out045000.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 2, w 1)6
TOTAL(73.4 Ov, RR: 2.63)194
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (David Boon), 2-48 (Dean Jones), 3-113 (Allan Border), 4-153 (Geoff Marsh), 5-153 (Greg Matthews), 6-175 (Peter Sleep), 7-180 (Tim Zoehrer), 8-185 (Steve Waugh), 9-189 (Craig McDermott), 10-194 (Merv Hughes)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
PAJ DeFreitas1214413.6600
GC Small1534022.6600
IT Botham711902.7100
PH Edmonds19.454532.2800
JE Emburey2054322.1500
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossEngland , elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
Gladstone Small
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1062
Season1986/87
Match days26,27,28 December 1986 (5-day match)
Umpires
Tony Crafter
Dick French
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 26 Dec - day 1 - England 1st innings 95/1 (BC Broad 56*, MW Gatting 8*)
Sat, 27 Dec - day 2 - England 1st innings 349
Sun, 28 Dec - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 194 (73.4 ov) - end of match