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
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Wood c Edmonds b Botham1945533042.22
Andrew Hilditch c †Downton b Edmonds39711125054.92
Kepler Wessels c †Downton b Ellison832052268040.48
Allan Border (c)c Edmonds b Ellison451111575040.54
Greg Ritchie c Botham b Ellison822381036.36
Wayne Phillips c Robinson b Ellison1542553035.71
Simon O'Donnell c †Downton b Taylor1390033.33
Geoff Lawson run out 53931407056.98
Craig McDermott c Gower b Ellison3551694068.62
Jeff Thomson not out 2843552165.11
Bob 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
Ian Botham27110814.00---00
Les Taylor2657813.00---00
Richard Ellison31.597762.41---00
Phil Edmonds2044712.35---00
John Emburey922102.33---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graham Gooch c †Phillips b Thomson1928484067.85
Tim Robinson  b Lawson14829439318050.34
David Gower (c)c Border b Lawson21531445225168.47
Mike Gatting not out 10012721412078.74
Allan Lamb c Wood b McDermott4662865074.19
Ian Botham c Thomson b McDermott1871112257.14
Paul Downton not out 00300-
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 (Ian Botham)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Geoff Lawson37113523.64---00
Craig McDermott31215525.00---00
Jeff Thomson19110115.31---00
Bob Holland2549503.80---00
Simon O'Donnell1636904.31---00
Allan Border611302.16---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Andrew Hilditch c Ellison b Botham1014121071.42
Graeme Wood c Robinson b Ellison1051821019.60
Kepler Wessels c †Downton b Ellison1036521027.77
Bob Holland lbw b Ellison011000.00
Allan Border (c) b Ellison217180011.76
Greg Ritchie c Lamb b Emburey201021250019.60
Wayne Phillips c Gower b Edmonds599010211065.55
Simon O'Donnell  b Botham1139401028.20
Geoff Lawson c Gower b Edmonds3870037.50
Craig McDermott c Edmonds b Botham822231036.36
Jeff Thomson not out 4531080.00
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
Ian Botham14.125233.67---00
Les Taylor1342702.07---00
Richard Ellison932743.00---00
Phil Edmonds1591320.86---00
John Emburey1351911.46---00
MATCH DETAILS
Edgbaston, Birmingham
TossEngland, elected to field first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Season1985
Player Of The Match
Richard Ellison
Richard Ellison
Series resultEngland led the 6-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 1021
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Les Taylor
Les Taylor
Umpires
England Image
David Constant
England Image
David Shepherd
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 15 Aug - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 181/2 (Kepler Wessels 76*, Allan Border 43*)
Fri, 16 Aug - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 335/8 (Geoff Lawson 53*, Jeff Thomson 28*)
Sat, 17 Aug - day 3 - England 1st innings 355/1 (Tim Robinson 140*, David Gower 169*)
Sun, 18 Aug - rest day
Mon, 19 Aug - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 37/5 (Greg Ritchie 0*, Wayne Phillips 1*)
Tue, 20 Aug - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 142 (64.1 ov) - end of match