Result
5th Test, England tour of Australia at Sydney, Jan 10-15 1987
343 & 251
(114 ov, target 320)
275 & 264
Australia won by 55 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GR Marsh c Gatting b Small2457862042.10
GM Ritchie lbw b Dilley612201050.00
DM Jones not out18442154012143.70
AR Border (c)c Botham b Edmonds341121373030.35
DM Wellham c †Richards b Small1749492034.69
SR Waugh c †Richards b Small011000.00
PR Sleep c †Richards b Small915161060.00
TJ Zoehrer c Gatting b Small1238560031.57
PL Taylor c Emburey b Edmonds1164841017.18
MG Hughes c Botham b Edmonds161081161014.81
BA Reid  b Dilley43510133.33
Extras(b 12, lb 4, nb 8, w 2)26
TOTAL(144.5 Ov, RR: 2.36)343
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Greg Ritchie), 2-58 (Geoff Marsh), 3-149 (Allan Border), 4-184 (Dirk Wellham), 5-184 (Steve Waugh), 6-200 (Peter Sleep), 7-232 (Tim Zoehrer), 8-271 (Peter Taylor), 9-338 (Merv Hughes), 10-343 (Bruce Reid)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GR Dilley23.556722.8100
GC Small33117552.2700
IT Botham23104201.8200
JE Emburey3046202.0600
PH Edmonds3457932.3200
MW Gatting10202.0000
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
BC Broad lbw b Hughes619221031.57
CWJ Athey c †Zoehrer b Hughes57121071.42
MW Gatting (c)lbw b Reid025000.00
AJ Lamb c †Zoehrer b Taylor2460924040.00
DI Gower c Wellham b Taylor7214413312050.00
IT Botham c Marsh b Taylor16131521123.07
CJ Richards c Wellham b Reid461361627033.82
JE Emburey  b Taylor691682108041.07
PH Edmonds c Marsh b Taylor314150021.42
GC Small  b Taylor1431551045.16
GR Dilley not out441010100.00
Extras(b 9, lb 3, nb 2, w 2)16
TOTAL(94 Ov, RR: 2.92)275
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Bill Athey), 2-17 (Mike Gatting), 3-17 (Chris Broad), 4-89 (Allan Lamb), 5-119 (Sir Ian Botham), 6-142 (David Gower), 7-213 (Jack Richards), 8-219 (Phil Edmonds), 9-270 (Gladstone Small), 10-275 (John Emburey)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
MG Hughes1635823.6200
BA Reid2577422.9600
SR Waugh64601.0000
PL Taylor2677863.0000
PR Sleep2164702.2300
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GR Marsh c Emburey b Dilley1439522035.89
GM Ritchie c Botham b Edmonds1346670028.26
DM Jones c †Richards b Emburey301091462027.52
AR Border (c) b Edmonds49951138051.57
DM Wellham c Lamb b Emburey11726005.88
SR Waugh c Athey b Emburey731721855042.44
PR Sleep c Lamb b Emburey1025222040.00
TJ Zoehrer lbw b Emburey11411007.14
PL Taylor c Lamb b Emburey421541601027.27
MG Hughes  b Emburey527310018.51
BA Reid not out1570020.00
Extras(b 5, lb 7)12
TOTAL(117 Ov, RR: 2.14)251
Fall of wickets: 1-29 (Geoff Marsh), 2-31 (Greg Ritchie), 3-106 (Allan Border), 4-110 (Dean Jones), 5-115 (Dirk Wellham), 6-141 (Peter Sleep), 7-145 (Tim Zoehrer), 8-243 (Steve Waugh), 9-248 (Peter Taylor), 10-251 (Merv Hughes)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GR Dilley1544813.2000
GC Small821702.1200
PH Edmonds43167921.8300
JE Emburey46157871.6900
IT Botham301705.6600
MW Gatting22000.0000
England 2nd Innings (target: 320 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
BC Broad c & b Sleep1731391054.83
CWJ Athey  b Sleep311341643023.13
DI Gower c Marsh b Border37921195040.21
AJ Lamb c Waugh b Taylor325260012.00
MW Gatting (c)c & b Waugh9616121010159.62
IT Botham c Wellham b Taylor011000.00
CJ Richards  b Sleep381662182022.89
JE Emburey  b Sleep2256684039.28
PH Edmonds lbw b Sleep011000.00
GC Small c Border b Reid01927000.00
GR Dilley not out22600100.00
Extras(b 8, lb 6, nb 3, w 1)18
TOTAL(114 Ov, RR: 2.31)264
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Chris Broad), 2-91 (David Gower), 3-91 (Bill Athey), 4-102 (Allan Lamb), 5-102 (Sir Ian Botham), 6-233 (Mike Gatting), 7-257 (Jack Richards), 8-257 (Phil Edmonds), 9-262 (Gladstone Small), 10-264 (John Emburey)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
MG Hughes1233202.6600
BA Reid1983211.6800
PR Sleep35147252.0500
PL Taylor29107622.6200
AR Border1362511.9200
SR Waugh621312.1600
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
Peter Taylor
Player Of The Series
Chris Broad
Series resultEngland won the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 1065
Season1986/87
Match days10,11,12,14,15 January 1987 (5-day match)
Test debut
Peter Taylor
Umpires
Peter McConnell
Steve Randell
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 10 Jan - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 236/7 (DM Jones 119*, PL Taylor 0*)
Sun, 11 Jan - day 2 - England 1st innings 132/5 (DI Gower 62*, CJ Richards 8*)
Mon, 12 Jan - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 74/2 (DM Jones 6*, AR Border 38*)
Tue, 13 Jan - rest day
Wed, 14 Jan - day 4 - England 2nd innings 39/1 (CWJ Athey 11*, DI Gower 7*)
Thu, 15 Jan - day 5 - England 2nd innings 264 (114 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • day 5 - England 2nd innings 264 (114 ov) - end of match
Day 4
  • day 4 - England 2nd innings 39/1 (CWJ Athey 11*, DI Gower 7*)
Day 3
  • day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 74/2 (DM Jones 6*, AR Border 38*)
Day 2
  • day 2 - England 1st innings 132/5 (DI Gower 62*, CJ Richards 8*)
Day 1
  • day 1 - Australia 1st innings 236/7 (DM Jones 119*, PL Taylor 0*)