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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
England 1st Innings
Australia 1st Innings
England 2nd Innings
Match Flow
England 1st Innings 
c ME Waugh b Gillespie5710714610053.27
c Warne b Gillespie025000.00
c Ponting b Warne38711114053.52
lbw b McGrath1335541037.14
b McGrath2339502058.97
lbw b McGrath65821309079.26
b Warne49110044.44
lbw b Warne4890050.00
c †Gilchrist b Warne713161053.84
c Gillespie b Warne032000.00
not out 49405971122.50
Extras(b 10, lb 8, nb 16)34
TOTAL65.3 Ov (RR: 4.48, 289 Mins)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)
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
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
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 
b Gough778211113093.90
c White b Giles3541696185.36
lbw b Gough1113232084.61
c †Stewart b Caddick491431887034.26
lbw b Gough10518124413058.01
c Trescothick b Butcher10516522215063.63
c Caddick b White152143204205106.29
c Atherton b Butcher810122080.00
c Atherton b Butcher014000.00
lbw b Butcher033000.00
not out 11935005.26
Extras(b 3, lb 7, nb 23)33
TOTAL129.4 Ov (RR: 4.44, 545 Mins)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)
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
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
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
14.6 to ML Hayden, down the track smacked through midwicket where a one handed catch is taken. 98/1
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 
c ME Waugh b McGrath49341044.44
c ME Waugh b Warne7611320811267.25
c †Gilchrist b Lee4173955056.16
retired hurt 920261045.00
b Lee331200100.00
c Warne b Gillespie5661083.33
lbw b Gillespie26100033.33
b Gillespie068000.00
c ME Waugh b Warne01222000.00
lbw b Warne011000.00
not out 615141040.00
Extras(b 1, lb 5, nb 12)18
TOTAL42.1 Ov (RR: 3.88, 218 Mins)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)
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
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
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
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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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
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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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TossAustralia, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1550
Match daysday (5-day match)
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