1st Test, Birmingham, June 05 - 08, 1997, Australia tour of England and Scotland
118 & 477
(T:118) 478/9d & 119/1

England won by 9 wickets

Player Of The Match
Australia 1st Innings
England 1st Innings
Australia 2nd Innings
England 2nd Innings
Match Details
Australia 1st Innings 
Mark Taylor (c)c Butcher b Malcolm716231043.75
Matthew Elliott  b Gough613181046.15
Greg Blewett c Hussain b Gough715350046.66
Mark Waugh  b Gough525231020.00
Steve Waugh c †Stewart b Caddick1220313060.00
Michael Bevan c Ealham b Malcolm821311038.09
Ian Healy c †Stewart b Caddick012000.00
Jason Gillespie lbw b Caddick48131050.00
Shane Warne c Malcolm b Caddick47466280102.17
Michael Kasprowicz c Butcher b Caddick1728423060.71
Glenn McGrath not out 1390033.33
Extras(nb 2, w 2)4
TOTAL31.5 Ov (RR: 3.70)118
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Matthew Elliott), 2-15 (Mark Taylor), 3-26 (Mark Waugh), 4-28 (Greg Blewett), 5-48 (Steve Waugh), 6-48 (Ian Healy), 7-48 (Michael Bevan), 8-54 (Jason Gillespie), 9-110 (Michael Kasprowicz), 10-118 (Shane Warne)
Darren Gough1014334.30---23
Devon Malcolm1022522.50---00
Andy Caddick11.515054.22---02
England 1st Innings 
Mark Butcher c †Healy b Kasprowicz813162061.53
Mike Atherton (c)c †Healy b McGrath24100050.00
Alec Stewart c Elliott b Gillespie1833523054.54
Nasser Hussain c †Healy b Warne20733743738061.42
Graham Thorpe c Bevan b McGrath13824529019056.32
John Crawley c †Healy b Kasprowicz11419007.14
Mark Ealham not out 531311717040.45
Robert Croft c †Healy b Kasprowicz2456704042.85
Darren Gough c †Healy b Kasprowicz098000.00
Andy Caddick lbw b Bevan0711000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 7, nb 15, w 1)27
TOTAL138.4 Ov (RR: 3.44)478/9d
Did not bat: Devon Malcolm 
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Mike Atherton), 2-16 (Mark Butcher), 3-50 (Alec Stewart), 4-338 (Graham Thorpe), 5-345 (John Crawley), 6-416 (Nasser Hussain), 7-460 (Robert Croft), 8-463 (Darren Gough), 9-478 (Andy Caddick)
Glenn McGrath32810723.34---07
Michael Kasprowicz39811342.89---16
Jason Gillespie1014814.80---01
Shane Warne35811013.14---01
Michael Bevan10.404414.12---00
Steve Waugh1224503.75---02
Australia 2nd Innings 
Matthew Elliott  b Croft6611314512058.40
Mark Taylor (c)c & b Croft12929639611143.58
Greg Blewett c Butcher b Croft12522830019154.82
Steve Waugh lbw b Gough331001353033.00
Michael Bevan c Hussain b Gough2441454058.53
Mark Waugh c †Stewart b Gough1780014.28
Ian Healy c Atherton b Ealham3048665062.50
Shane Warne c & b Ealham3234515094.11
Michael Kasprowicz c Butcher b Ealham021000.00
Jason Gillespie run out (Crawley/Gough)0611000.00
Glenn McGrath not out 00100-
Extras(b 18, lb 12, nb 5, w 2)37
TOTAL144.4 Ov (RR: 3.29)477
Fall of wickets: 1-133 (Matthew Elliott), 2-327 (Mark Taylor), 3-354 (Greg Blewett), 4-393 (Michael Bevan), 5-399 (Mark Waugh), 6-431 (Steve Waugh), 7-465 (Ian Healy), 8-465 (Michael Kasprowicz), 9-477 (Jason Gillespie), 10-477 (Shane Warne)
Darren Gough35712333.51---04
Devon Malcolm2165202.47---00
Robert Croft431012532.90---20
Andy Caddick3068702.90---03
Mark Ealham15.436033.82---00
England 2nd Innings (T: 118 runs)
Mark Butcher lbw b Kasprowicz14101520140.00
Mike Atherton (c)not out 5765879087.69
Alec Stewart not out 4054717074.07
Extras(b 4, lb 4)8
TOTAL21.3 Ov (RR: 5.53)119/1
Fall of wickets: 1-29 (Mark Butcher)
Glenn McGrath714206.00---00
Michael Kasprowicz704216.00---00
Shane Warne7.302703.60---00
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Edgbaston, Birmingham
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
Nasser Hussain
Series resultEngland led the 6-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1368
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Mark Butcher
Mark Butcher
Peter Willey
West Indies
Steve Bucknor
TV Umpire
John Holder
Match Referee
Sri Lanka
Ranjan Madugalle
Thu, 05 Jun - day 1 - England 1st innings 200/3 (Nasser Hussain 80*, Graham Thorpe 83*)
Fri, 06 Jun - day 2 - England 1st innings 449/6 (Mark Ealham 32*, Robert Croft 18*)
Sat, 07 Jun - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 256/1 (Mark Taylor 108*, Greg Blewett 61*)
Sun, 08 Jun - day 4 - England 2nd innings 119/1 (21.3 ov) - end of match
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
  • A thunderstorm stopped play for 50 minutes with Australia on 399/5.
  • Bevan was the runner for Gillespie and was involved in the mixup in Gillespie's run out.
England Innings
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