result
6th Test, The Oval, Aug 29 - Sep 2 1985, Australia tour of England
(46.3 ov)(f/o) 241 & 129
England won by an innings and 94 runs
player of the match
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graham Gooch c & b McDermott19631042327063.22
Tim Robinson  b McDermott321350014.28
David Gower (c)c Bennett b McDermott15721633520072.68
Mike Gatting c Border b Bennett427250014.81
John Emburey c Wellham b Lawson917271052.94
Allan Lamb c McDermott b Lawson11528006.66
Ian Botham c †Phillips b Lawson1223342052.17
Paul Downton  b McDermott1646751034.78
Richard Ellison c †Phillips b Gilbert33243009.37
Phil Edmonds lbw b Lawson1226342046.15
Les Taylor not out 110150010.00
Extras(b 13, lb 11, nb 26)50
TOTAL(118.2 Ov, RR: 3.92)464
Fall of wickets: 1-20 (Tim Robinson), 2-371 (David Gower), 3-376 (Mike Gatting), 4-403 (Graham Gooch), 5-405 (John Emburey), 6-418 (Allan Lamb), 7-425 (Ian Botham), 8-447 (Richard Ellison), 9-452 (Paul Downton), 10-464 (Phil Edmonds)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Geoff Lawson29.2610143.44---00
Craig McDermott31210843.48---00
Dave Gilbert2129614.57---00
Murray Bennett32811113.46---00
Allan Border20804.00---00
Kepler Wessels301605.33---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Wood lbw b Botham2227313081.48
Andrew Hilditch c Gooch b Botham1732601053.12
Kepler Wessels  b Emburey1251560023.52
Allan Border (c) b Edmonds38671054056.71
Dirk Wellham c †Downton b Ellison1341522031.70
Greg Ritchie not out 641561955041.02
Wayne Phillips  b Edmonds1829382062.06
Murray Bennett c Robinson b Ellison1246491026.08
Geoff Lawson c Botham b Taylor1426291053.84
Craig McDermott run out 25233421108.69
Dave Gilbert  b Botham19130011.11
Extras(lb 3, w 2)5
TOTAL(84 Ov, RR: 2.86)241
Fall of wickets: 1-35 (Graeme Wood), 2-52 (Andrew Hilditch), 3-56 (Kepler Wessels), 4-101 (Dirk Wellham), 5-109 (Allan Border), 6-144 (Wayne Phillips), 7-171 (Murray Bennett), 8-192 (Geoff Lawson), 9-235 (Craig McDermott), 10-241 (Dave Gilbert)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ian Botham2036433.20---00
Les Taylor1313913.00---00
Richard Ellison1853521.94---00
John Emburey1974812.52---00
Phil Edmonds1425223.71---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (FOLLOWING ON)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Wood  b Botham618271033.33
Andrew Hilditch c Gower b Taylor927360033.33
Kepler Wessels c †Downton b Botham721340033.33
Allan Border (c)c Botham b Ellison58921577063.04
Dirk Wellham lbw b Ellison517190029.41
Greg Ritchie c †Downton b Ellison642580014.28
Wayne Phillips c †Downton b Botham1024301041.66
Murray Bennett c & b Taylor1129431037.93
Geoff Lawson c †Downton b Ellison710161070.00
Craig McDermott c Botham b Ellison2430050.00
Dave Gilbert not out 00200-
Extras(b 4, nb 4)8
TOTAL(46.3 Ov, RR: 2.77)129
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Graeme Wood), 2-16 (Andrew Hilditch), 3-37 (Kepler Wessels), 4-51 (Dirk Wellham), 5-71 (Greg Ritchie), 6-96 (Wayne Phillips), 7-114 (Allan Border), 8-127 (Geoff Lawson), 9-129 (Craig McDermott), 10-129 (Murray Bennett)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ian Botham1734432.58---00
Les Taylor11.313422.95---00
Richard Ellison1734652.70---00
John Emburey10101.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Season1985
Player Of The Match
Graham Gooch
Graham Gooch
Player Of The Series
David Gower
David Gower
Series resultEngland won the 6-match series 3-1
Match numberTest no. 1022
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Dave Gilbert
Dave Gilbert
Umpires
England Image
Dickie Bird
England Image
Ken Palmer
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 29 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 376/3 (Graham Gooch 179*, John Emburey 0*)
Fri, 30 Aug - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 145/6 (Greg Ritchie 20*, Murray Bennett 0*)
Sat, 31 Aug - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 62/4 (Allan Border 26*, Greg Ritchie 6*)
Sun, 01 Sep - rest day
Mon, 02 Sep - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 129 (46.3 ov) - end of match