Result
1st Test, Leeds, Jun 13-18 1985, Australia tour of England
331 & 324
(38.4 ov, target 123)
533 & 123/5
England won by 5 wickets
Player Of The Match
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GM Wood lbw b Allott1422263063.63
AMJ Hilditch c †Downton b Gooch11918324617265.02
KC Wessels c Botham b Emburey361031504034.95
AR Border (c)c Botham b Cowans32971155032.98
DC Boon lbw b Gooch1445431031.11
GM Ritchie  b Botham4664928071.87
WB Phillips c Gower b Emburey3035446085.71
CJ McDermott  b Botham1838524047.36
SP O'Donnell lbw b Botham011000.00
GF Lawson c †Downton b Allott032000.00
JR Thomson not out43210133.33
Extras(lb 13, nb 1, w 4)18
TOTAL(98.1 Ov, RR: 3.37)331
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Graeme Wood), 2-155 (Kepler Wessels), 3-201 (Andrew Hilditch), 4-229 (David Boon), 5-229 (Allan Border), 6-284 (Wayne Phillips), 7-326 (Greg Ritchie), 8-326 (Simon O'Donnell), 9-327 (Geoff Lawson), 10-331 (Craig McDermott)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
NG Cowans2047813.9000
PJW Allott2237423.3600
IT Botham29.188632.9400
GA Gooch2145722.7100
JE Emburey612323.8300
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GA Gooch lbw b McDermott512151041.66
RT Robinson c Boon b Lawson17527241426064.33
DI Gower (c)c †Phillips b McDermott1722282077.27
MW Gatting c Hilditch b McDermott531081427049.07
AJ Lamb  b O'Donnell3865848058.46
IT Botham  b Thomson605159102117.64
P Willey c Hilditch b Lawson3668885052.94
PR Downton c Border b McDermott54981279055.10
JE Emburey  b Lawson2122334095.45
PJW Allott c Boon b Thomson1234352035.29
NG Cowans not out2228435078.57
Extras(b 5, lb 16, nb 14, w 5)40
TOTAL(125 Ov, RR: 4.26)533
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Graham Gooch), 2-50 (David Gower), 3-186 (Mike Gatting), 4-264 (Allan Lamb), 5-344 (Sir Ian Botham), 6-417 (Tim Robinson), 7-422 (Peter Willey), 8-462 (John Emburey), 9-484 (Paul Allott), 10-533 (Paul Downton)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GF Lawson26411734.5000
CJ McDermott32213444.1800
JR Thomson34316624.8800
SP O'Donnell2787712.8500
AR Border301605.3300
KC Wessels32200.6600
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GM Wood c Lamb b Botham312110025.00
AMJ Hilditch c Robinson b Emburey8015619413151.28
KC Wessels  b Emburey6412815210050.00
AR Border (c)c †Downton b Botham835370022.85
DC Boon  b Cowans2269782031.88
GM Ritchie  b Emburey1630016.66
WB Phillips c Lamb b Botham9117118912053.21
SP O'Donnell c †Downton b Botham2473973032.87
GF Lawson c †Downton b Emburey1520393075.00
CJ McDermott c Gooch b Emburey620190030.00
JR Thomson not out2560040.00
Extras(b 4, lb 3, w 1)8
TOTAL(115.4 Ov, RR: 2.8)324
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Graeme Wood), 2-144 (Kepler Wessels), 3-151 (Andrew Hilditch), 4-159 (Allan Border), 5-160 (Greg Ritchie), 6-192 (David Boon), 7-272 (Simon O'Donnell), 8-307 (Wayne Phillips), 9-318 (Geoff Lawson), 10-324 (Craig McDermott)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
IT Botham33710743.2400
PJW Allott1745703.3500
JE Emburey43.4148251.8700
NG Cowans1325013.8400
GA Gooch932102.3300
England 2nd Innings (target: 123 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GA Gooch lbw b O'Donnell2865883043.07
RT Robinson  b Lawson2131484067.74
DI Gower (c)c Border b O'Donnell518221027.77
MW Gatting c †Phillips b Lawson1220302060.00
AJ Lamb not out3163815049.20
IT Botham  b O'Donnell1223391052.17
P Willey not out316240018.75
Extras(lb 7, nb 3, w 1)11
TOTAL(38.4 Ov, RR: 3.18)123/5
Fall of wickets: 1-44 (Tim Robinson), 2-59 (David Gower), 3-71 (Graham Gooch), 4-83 (Mike Gatting), 5-110 (Sir Ian Botham)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
CJ McDermott402005.0000
GF Lawson1645123.1800
SP O'Donnell15.453732.3600
JR Thomson30802.6600
MATCH DETAILS
Headingley, Leeds
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Player Of The Match
Tim Robinson
Series resultEngland led the 6-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1017
Season1985
Match days13,14,15,17,18 June 1985 (5-day match)
Test debut
Simon O'Donnell
Umpires
Barrie Meyer
Ken Palmer
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 13 Jun - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 284/6 (GM Ritchie 22*, CJ McDermott 0*)
Fri, 14 Jun - day 2 - England 1st innings 134/2 (RT Robinson 66*, MW Gatting 31*)
Sat, 15 Jun - day 3 - England 1st innings 484/9 (PR Downton 28*, NG Cowans 0*)
Sun, 16 Jun - rest day
Mon, 17 Jun - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 190/5 (DC Boon 20*, WB Phillips 11*)
Tue, 18 Jun - day 5 - England 2nd innings 123/5 (38.4 ov) - end of match