Result
5th Test, Birmingham, Aug 15-20 1985, Australia tour of England
(64.1 ov)
335 & 142
595/5d
England won by an innings and 118 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GM Wood c Edmonds b Botham1945533042.22
AMJ Hilditch c †Downton b Edmonds39711125054.92
KC Wessels c †Downton b Ellison832052268040.48
AR Border (c)c Edmonds b Ellison451111575040.54
GM Ritchie c Botham b Ellison822381036.36
WB Phillips c Robinson b Ellison1542553035.71
SP O'Donnell c †Downton b Taylor1390033.33
GF Lawson run out53931407056.98
CJ McDermott c Gower b Ellison3551694068.62
JR Thomson not out2843552165.11
RG Holland c Edmonds b Ellison041000.00
Extras(lb 4, nb 4, w 1)9
TOTAL(113.5 Ov, RR: 2.94)335
Fall of wickets: 1-44 (Graeme Wood), 2-92 (Andrew Hilditch), 3-189 (Allan Border), 4-191 (Kepler Wessels), 5-207 (Greg Ritchie), 6-208 (Simon O'Donnell), 7-218 (Wayne Phillips), 8-276 (Craig McDermott), 9-335 (Geoff Lawson), 10-335 (Bob Holland)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
IT Botham27110814.0000
LB Taylor2657813.0000
RM Ellison31.597762.4100
PH Edmonds2044712.3500
JE Emburey922102.3300
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GA Gooch c †Phillips b Thomson1928484067.85
RT Robinson  b Lawson14829439318050.34
DI Gower (c)c Border b Lawson21531445225168.47
MW Gatting not out10012721412078.74
AJ Lamb c Wood b McDermott4662865074.19
IT Botham c Thomson b McDermott1871112257.14
PR Downton not out00300-
Extras(b 7, lb 20, nb 22)49
TOTAL(134 Ov, RR: 4.44)595/5d
Fall of wickets: 1-38 (Graham Gooch), 2-369 (Tim Robinson), 3-463 (David Gower), 4-572 (Allan Lamb), 5-592 (Sir Ian Botham)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GF Lawson37113523.6400
CJ McDermott31215525.0000
JR Thomson19110115.3100
RG Holland2549503.8000
SP O'Donnell1636904.3100
AR Border611302.1600
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AMJ Hilditch c Ellison b Botham1014121071.42
GM Wood c Robinson b Ellison1051821019.60
KC Wessels c †Downton b Ellison1036521027.77
RG Holland lbw b Ellison011000.00
AR Border (c) b Ellison217180011.76
GM Ritchie c Lamb b Emburey201021250019.60
WB Phillips c Gower b Edmonds599010211065.55
SP O'Donnell  b Botham1139401028.20
GF Lawson c Gower b Edmonds3870037.50
CJ McDermott c Edmonds b Botham822231036.36
JR Thomson not out4531080.00
Extras(b 1, lb 3, nb 1)5
TOTAL(64.1 Ov, RR: 2.21)142
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Andrew Hilditch), 2-32 (Kepler Wessels), 3-32 (Bob Holland), 4-35 (Graeme Wood), 5-36 (Allan Border), 6-113 (Wayne Phillips), 7-117 (Greg Ritchie), 8-120 (Geoff Lawson), 9-137 (Simon O'Donnell), 10-142 (Craig McDermott)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
IT Botham14.125233.6700
LB Taylor1342702.0700
RM Ellison932743.0000
PH Edmonds1591320.8600
JE Emburey1351911.4600
MATCH DETAILS
Edgbaston, Birmingham
TossEngland , elected to field first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Player Of The Match
Richard Ellison
Series resultEngland led the 6-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 1021
Season1985
Match days15,16,17,19,20 August 1985 (5-day match)
Test debut
Les Taylor
Umpires
David Constant
David Shepherd
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 15 Aug - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 181/2 (KC Wessels 76*, AR Border 43*)
Fri, 16 Aug - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 335/8 (GF Lawson 53*, JR Thomson 28*)
Sat, 17 Aug - day 3 - England 1st innings 355/1 (RT Robinson 140*, DI Gower 169*)
Sun, 18 Aug - rest day
Mon, 19 Aug - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 37/5 (GM Ritchie 0*, WB Phillips 1*)
Tue, 20 Aug - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 142 (64.1 ov) - end of match