4th Test, Leeds, Jul 24 - 28 1997, Australia tour of England and Scotland
(91.1 ov)172 & 268
Australia won by an innings and 61 runs
player of the match
England 1st INNINGS
Mark Butcher c Blewett b Reiffel2457612042.10
Mike Atherton (c)c Gillespie b McGrath411432226028.67
Alec Stewart c Blewett b Gillespie724260029.16
Nasser Hussain c Taylor b McGrath2641584063.41
Dean Headley c SR Waugh b Gillespie2232482068.75
Graham Thorpe  b Gillespie1526293057.69
John Crawley c Blewett b Gillespie213230015.38
Mark Ealham not out 824420033.33
Robert Croft c Ponting b Gillespie68121075.00
Darren Gough  b Gillespie026000.00
Mike Smith  b Gillespie022000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 4, nb 12, w 1)21
TOTAL(59.4 Ov, RR: 2.88, 269 Mts)172
Fall of wickets: 1-43 (Mark Butcher), 2-58 (Alec Stewart), 3-103 (Nasser Hussain), 4-138 (Dean Headley), 5-154 (Mike Atherton), 6-154 (Graham Thorpe), 7-163 (John Crawley), 8-172 (Robert Croft), 9-172 (Darren Gough), 10-172 (Mike Smith)
Glenn McGrath2256723.04---13
Paul Reiffel2044112.04---09
Jason Gillespie13.413772.70---02
Greg Blewett301705.66---00
Shane Warne10202.00---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
Mark Taylor (c)c †Stewart b Gough01110000.00
Matthew Elliott  b Gough19935145026356.69
Greg Blewett c †Stewart b Gough18160012.50
Mark Waugh c & b Headley818301044.44
Steve Waugh c Crawley b Headley412150033.33
Ricky Ponting c Ealham b Gough12720226116162.87
Ian Healy  b Ealham3146586067.39
Shane Warne c Thorpe b Ealham053000.00
Paul Reiffel not out 54721095075.00
Jason Gillespie  b Gough318180016.66
Glenn McGrath not out 2030391066.66
Extras(b 9, lb 10, nb 35)54
TOTAL(123 Ov, RR: 4.07, 509 Mts)501/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Mark Taylor), 2-16 (Greg Blewett), 3-43 (Mark Waugh), 4-50 (Steve Waugh), 5-318 (Ricky Ponting), 6-382 (Ian Healy), 7-383 (Shane Warne), 8-444 (Matthew Elliott), 9-461 (Jason Gillespie)
Darren Gough36514954.13---08
Dean Headley25212525.00---012
Mike Smith2328903.86---07
Mark Ealham1935622.94---02
Robert Croft1814902.72---00
Mark Butcher201407.00---06
England 2nd INNINGS
Mark Butcher c †Healy b McGrath19181830105.55
Mike Atherton (c)c Warne b McGrath213250015.38
Alec Stewart  b Reiffel1630413053.33
Nasser Hussain c Gillespie b Warne10518125014058.01
Graham Thorpe c ME Waugh b Gillespie1530401050.00
John Crawley  b Reiffel7221426310033.64
Mark Ealham c ME Waugh b Reiffel44767008.51
Dean Headley lbw b Reiffel317300017.64
Robert Croft c †Healy b Reiffel57161071.42
Darren Gough c ME Waugh b Gillespie012000.00
Mike Smith not out 44310100.00
Extras(b 6, lb 4, nb 13)23
TOTAL(91.1 Ov, RR: 2.93, 382 Mts)268
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Mark Butcher), 2-28 (Mike Atherton), 3-57 (Alec Stewart), 4-89 (Graham Thorpe), 5-222 (Nasser Hussain), 6-252 (Mark Ealham), 7-256 (John Crawley), 8-263 (Dean Headley), 9-264 (Darren Gough), 10-268 (Robert Croft)
Glenn McGrath2258023.63---02
Paul Reiffel21.124952.31---08
Jason Gillespie2386522.82---02
Shane Warne2165312.52---02
Steve Waugh411102.75---01
Headingley, Leeds
TossAustralia, elected to field first
SeriesAustralia tour of England and Scotland
Player Of The Match
Jason Gillespie
Jason Gillespie
Series resultAustralia led the 6-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 1373
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Mike Smith
Mike Smith
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Cyril Mitchley
England Image
Mervyn Kitchen
TV Umpire
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Ray Julian
Match Referee
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Cammie Smith
Thu, 24 Jul - day 1 -England 1st innings 106/3 (Mike Atherton 34*, Dean Headley 0*, 36 ov)
Fri, 25 Jul - day 2 -Australia 1st innings 258/4 (Matthew Elliott 134*, Ricky Ponting 86*, 67 ov)
Sat, 26 Jul - day 3 -Australia 1st innings 373/5 (Matthew Elliott 164*, Ian Healy 27*, 95.2 ov)
Sun, 27 Jul - day 4 -England 2nd innings 212/4 (Nasser Hussain 101*, John Crawley 48*, 63 ov)
Mon, 28 Jul - day 5 -England 2nd innings 268/10 (91.1 ov) - end of match
  • Scorers: JT Potter (England) and MK Walsh (Australia)
  • 12th Men: AD McGrath (England) and MS Kasprowicz (Australia)