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RESULT
1st Test, Birmingham, July 05 - 08, 2001, Australia tour of England and Ireland
294 & 164

Australia won by an innings and 118 runs

Player Of The Match
152
adam-gilchrist
England 1st Innings
Australia 1st Innings
England 2nd Innings
Match Details
England 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Mike Atherton c ME Waugh b Gillespie5710714610053.27
Marcus Trescothick c Warne b Gillespie025000.00
Mark Butcher c Ponting b Warne38711114053.52
Nasser Hussain (c)lbw b McGrath1335541037.14
Ian Ward  b McGrath2339502058.97
Alec Stewart lbw b McGrath65821309079.26
Usman Afzaal  b Warne49110044.44
Craig White lbw b Warne4890050.00
Ashley Giles c †Gilchrist b Warne713161053.84
Darren Gough c Gillespie b Warne032000.00
Andy Caddick not out 49405971122.50
Extras(b 10, lb 8, nb 16)34
TOTAL65.3 Ov (RR: 4.48, 289 Mts)294
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Marcus Trescothick, 1.1 ov), 2-106 (Mark Butcher, 24.2 ov), 3-123 (Mike Atherton, 31.3 ov), 4-136 (Nasser Hussain, 37.4 ov), 5-159 (Ian Ward, 43.2 ov), 6-170 (Usman Afzaal, 46.1 ov), 7-174 (Craig White, 48.3 ov), 8-191 (Ashley Giles, 52.2 ov), 9-191 (Darren Gough, 52.5 ov), 10-294 (Alec Stewart, 65.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath17.326733.82746003
37.4 to N Hussain, pitched up cuts back, hussain paids up and the ball obligingly strikes the pad knee high and its on yer bike. 136/4
43.2 to IJ Ward, short lifting ball angling in from around cramps him as he defends with an angled bat under edge crashes into the stumps. 159/5
65.3 to AJ Stewart, short ball keeps low trying to pull strikes the front pad traps him in front. 294/10
Jason Gillespie1736723.94759004
1.1 to ME Trescothick, ball seamed back in, a tentative prod and edged to Warne who takes a good low catch at first slip. 2/1
31.3 to MA Atherton, another one lifts nicely as atherton comes forward catches him half back takes the face and taken one handed by Mark Waugh to his left at second slip. 123/3
Brett Lee1227105.914910007
Shane Warne1947153.73829102
24.2 to MA Butcher, a bat and pad, pushing forward, Ponting takes it an inch off the ground at silly mid off. 106/2
46.1 to U Afzaal, driving away form the body turns back from outside off stump through the gap into off stump. 170/6
48.3 to C White, tries to sweep taken on the pad plumb as a plum. 174/7
52.2 to AF Giles, cuts and thin edges a ball wide outside off stump. 191/8
52.5 to D Gough, goes the sweep straight to the man at deep square leg, gough following the australian plan to perfection. 191/9
Australia 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Michael Slater  b Gough778211113093.90
Matthew Hayden c White b Giles3541696185.36
Ricky Ponting lbw b Gough1113232084.61
Mark Waugh c †Stewart b Caddick491431887034.26
Steve Waugh (c)lbw b Gough10518124413058.01
Damien Martyn c Trescothick b Butcher10516522215063.63
Adam Gilchrist c Caddick b White152143204205106.29
Shane Warne c Atherton b Butcher810122080.00
Brett Lee c Atherton b Butcher014000.00
Jason Gillespie lbw b Butcher033000.00
Glenn McGrath not out 11935005.26
Extras(b 3, lb 7, nb 23)33
TOTAL129.4 Ov (RR: 4.44, 545 Mts)576
Fall of wickets: 1-98 (Matthew Hayden, 14.6 ov), 2-130 (Ricky Ponting, 19.4 ov), 3-134 (Michael Slater, 23.1 ov), 4-267 (Mark Waugh, 63.6 ov), 5-336 (Steve Waugh, 83.2 ov), 6-496 (Damien Martyn, 117.3 ov), 7-511 (Shane Warne, 119.6 ov), 8-513 (Brett Lee, 121.1 ov), 9-513 (Jason Gillespie, 121.4 ov), 10-576 (Adam Gilchrist, 129.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Darren Gough33615234.60148250010
19.4 to RT Ponting, ball cuts back keeps a little low ponting misses with a rush defensive shot and is trapped pretty well in front. 130/2
23.1 to MJ Slater, . 134/3
83.2 to SR Waugh, ball pitched outside off, came in and looked to be hitting middle, ump Bucknor nods and an early much needed break for England. 336/5
Andy Caddick36016314.52163230012
63.6 to ME Waugh, the thinnest of thin edges playing at a ball outside off, didn't want to go thought he did look behind has the be signalled out. 267/4
Craig White26.4510113.7812114201
129.4 to AC Gilchrist, similar to ball two but his lower and taken by the man at long the last one cleard. 576/10
Ashley Giles25010814.3210112100
14.6 to ML Hayden, down the track smacked through midwicket where a one handed catch is taken. 98/1
Mark Butcher934244.66424300
117.3 to DR Martyn, chases a wide ball well hit but point take a good diving catch to his right. 496/6
119.6 to SK Warne, full ball again wide swings away warne chases top edge goes head height to first slip. 511/7
121.1 to B Lee, fended away a straight ball little movemen away takes the edge and taken just above the ground to first slips left. 513/8
121.4 to JN Gillespie, full ball comes back in this time Gillespie is playing back misses it and is gone taking middle and leg. 513/9
England 2nd Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Mike Atherton c ME Waugh b McGrath49341044.44
Marcus Trescothick c ME Waugh b Warne7611320811267.25
Mark Butcher c †Gilchrist b Lee4173955056.16
Nasser Hussain (c)retired hurt 920261045.00
Ian Ward  b Lee331200100.00
Alec Stewart c Warne b Gillespie5661083.33
Usman Afzaal lbw b Gillespie26100033.33
Craig White  b Gillespie068000.00
Ashley Giles c ME Waugh b Warne01222000.00
Darren Gough lbw b Warne011000.00
Andy Caddick not out 615141040.00
Extras(b 1, lb 5, nb 12)18
TOTAL42.1 Ov (RR: 3.88, 218 Mts)164
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Mike Atherton, 2.3 ov), 2-99 (Mark Butcher, 24.2 ov), 2-117* (Nasser Hussain, retired hurt), 3-142 (Ian Ward, 32.1 ov), 4-148 (Alec Stewart, 33.1 ov), 5-150 (Usman Afzaal, 35.3 ov), 6-154 (Craig White, 37.3 ov), 7-155 (Marcus Trescothick, 38.1 ov), 8-155 (Darren Gough, 38.2 ov), 9-164 (Ashley Giles, 42.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath1353412.61674105
2.3 to MA Atherton, lifting ball short of a length on the right line fends to an easy waist height catch at second slip. 4/1
Jason Gillespie1125234.72497004
33.1 to AJ Stewart, set for a turn to leg, played too early, top edged to Warne at slip, caught it way over his head. 148/4
35.3 to U Afzaal, unsettled, pitched on leg stump, played across the line and pays for it. 150/5
37.3 to C White, superb ball, nipped in, played inside it, off stump gone and its lunch. 154/6
Shane Warne10.142932.85494001
38.1 to ME Trescothick, tossed up drives a thick outside edge goes straight to slip. 155/7
38.2 to D Gough, comes forward bat with pad really behind the pad ball goes straight on struck in front. 155/8
42.1 to AF Giles, turns across a forward defensively flicks the outside edge and goes to slip for an Australian win by an innings aand 118 runs. 164/9
Mark Waugh10606.0041000
Brett Lee703725.28274102
24.2 to MA Butcher, ball had some 86mph pace, the extra bounce surprised Butcher, edged to Gilchrist. 99/2
32.1 to IJ Ward, ball just outside off, inside edge onto thigh then onto the stumps. 142/3
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MATCH DETAILS
Edgbaston, Birmingham
TossAustralia, elected to field first
Series
Season2001
Player Of The Match
Australia
Adam Gilchrist
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1550
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Usman Afzaal
Usman Afzaal
Umpires
England
George Sharp
West Indies
Steve Bucknor
TV Umpire
England
Ken Palmer
Match Referee
Pakistan
Talat Ali
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 05 Jul - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 133/2 (Michael Slater 76*, Mark Waugh 0*, 22 ov)
Fri, 06 Jul - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 332/4 (Steve Waugh 101*, Damien Martyn 34*, 81.2 ov)
Sat, 07 Jul - day 3 - England 2nd innings 48/1 (Marcus Trescothick 21*, Mark Butcher 15*, 13 ov)
Sun, 08 Jul - day 4 - England 2nd innings 164 (42.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
  • Trescothick's 50 in the England second innings in 127 minutes, 81 balls
  • N Hussain retired hurt at 117/2 (9*, 20 balls, 1x4)
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