result
2nd Test, London, Jun 27 - Jul 2 1985, Australia tour of England
290 & 261
(46 ov, target 127)425 & 127/6
Australia won by 4 wickets
player of the match
Allan Border
Australia
England 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Graham Gooch lbw b McDermott3046702065.21
Tim Robinson lbw b McDermott623380026.08
David Gower (c)c Border b McDermott8614619712058.90
Mike Gatting lbw b Lawson1432572043.75
Allan Lamb c †Phillips b Lawson471191554039.49
Ian Botham c Ritchie b Lawson5851062.50
Paul Downton c Wessels b McDermott2171881029.57
John Emburey lbw b O'Donnell3375944044.00
Phil Edmonds c Border b McDermott2178940026.92
Neil Foster c Wessels b McDermott316310018.75
Paul Allott not out 16100016.66
Extras(b 1, lb 4, nb 17, w 1)23
TOTAL(99.2 Ov, RR: 2.91)290
Fall of wickets: 1-26 (Tim Robinson), 2-51 (Graham Gooch), 3-99 (Mike Gatting), 4-179 (David Gower), 5-184 (Ian Botham), 6-211 (Allan Lamb), 7-241 (Paul Downton), 8-273 (John Emburey), 9-283 (Neil Foster), 10-290 (Phil Edmonds)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Geoff Lawson2529133.64---00
Craig McDermott29.257062.38---00
Simon O'Donnell2238213.72---00
Bob Holland2364201.82---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Wood c Emburey b Allott817171047.05
Andrew Hilditch  b Foster1435412040.00
Kepler Wessels lbw b Botham1142921026.19
Allan Border (c)c Gooch b Botham19631844822061.63
David Boon c †Downton b Botham419211021.05
Greg Ritchie lbw b Botham9421226610044.33
Wayne Phillips c Edmonds b Botham2122333095.45
Simon O'Donnell c Lamb b Edmonds4867666171.64
Geoff Lawson not out 516280031.25
Craig McDermott run out 911120081.81
Bob Holland  b Edmonds011000.00
Extras(lb 10, nb 4, w 1)15
TOTAL(124.4 Ov, RR: 3.40)425
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Graeme Wood), 2-24 (Andrew Hilditch), 3-80 (Kepler Wessels), 4-101 (David Boon), 5-317 (Greg Ritchie), 6-347 (Wayne Phillips), 7-398 (Allan Border), 8-414 (Simon O'Donnell), 9-425 (Craig McDermott), 10-425 (Bob Holland)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Neil Foster2318313.60---00
Paul Allott3047012.33---00
Ian Botham24210954.54---00
Phil Edmonds25.458523.31---00
Graham Gooch311103.66---00
John Emburey1935703.00---00
England 2nd INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Graham Gooch c †Phillips b McDermott1729381058.62
Tim Robinson  b Holland1229430041.37
John Emburey  b Lawson2031402064.51
Paul Allott  b Lawson0714000.00
David Gower (c)c †Phillips b McDermott22213250104.76
Mike Gatting not out 7518024416041.66
Allan Lamb c Holland b Lawson932411028.12
Ian Botham c Border b Holland8511713312172.64
Paul Downton c Boon b Holland011000.00
Phil Edmonds c Boon b Holland13445002.94
Neil Foster c Border b Holland031000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 12, nb 3, w 4)20
TOTAL(80 Ov, RR: 3.26)261
Fall of wickets: 1-32 (Graham Gooch), 2-34 (Tim Robinson), 3-38 (Paul Allott), 4-57 (John Emburey), 5-77 (David Gower), 6-98 (Allan Lamb), 7-229 (Ian Botham), 8-229 (Paul Downton), 9-261 (Phil Edmonds), 10-261 (Neil Foster)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Craig McDermott2028424.20---00
Geoff Lawson2308633.73---00
Bob Holland32126852.12---00
Simon O'Donnell501002.00---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 127 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Wood c Lamb b Botham617220035.29
Andrew Hilditch c Lamb b Botham042000.00
Kepler Wessels run out 28861103032.55
Greg Ritchie  b Allott216330012.50
Allan Border (c)not out 41891356046.06
David Boon  b Edmonds1870012.50
Wayne Phillips c Edmonds b Emburey2932404190.62
Simon O'Donnell not out 924170137.50
Extras(lb 11)11
TOTAL(46 Ov, RR: 2.76)127/6
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Andrew Hilditch), 2-9 (Graeme Wood), 3-22 (Greg Ritchie), 4-63 (Kepler Wessels), 5-65 (David Boon), 6-116 (Wayne Phillips)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ian Botham1504923.26---00
Paul Allott74811.14---00
Phil Edmonds1653512.18---00
John Emburey842413.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Lord's, London
TossAustralia, elected to field first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Season1985
Player Of The Match
Allan Border
Allan Border
Series result6-match series level 1-1
Match numberTest no. 1018
Match daysday(5-day match)
Umpires
England Image
David Evans
England Image
Dickie Bird
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 27 Jun - day 1 -England 1st innings 273/8 (Phil Edmonds 9*, Neil Foster 0*, null ov)
Fri, 28 Jun - day 2 -Australia 1st innings 183/4 (Allan Border 92*, Greg Ritchie 46*, null ov)
Sat, 29 Jun - day 3 -England 2nd innings 37/2 (John Emburey 4*, Paul Allott 0*, null ov)
Sun, 30 Jun - rest day
Mon, 01 Jul - day 4 -Australia 2nd innings 46/3 (Kepler Wessels 23*, Allan Border 12*, null ov)
Tue, 02 Jul - day 5 -Australia 2nd innings 127/6 (46 ov) - end of match