6th Test, The Oval, August 21 - 23, 1997, Australia tour of England and Scotland
180 & 163
(T:124) 220 & 104

England won by 19 runs

Player Of The Match
7/66 & 4/27
Player Of The Series
453 runs
England 1st Innings
Australia 1st Innings
England 2nd Innings
Australia 2nd Innings
Match Details
England 1st Innings 
Mark Butcher  b McGrath524220020.83
Mike Atherton (c)c †Healy b McGrath817310047.05
Alec Stewart lbw b McGrath36731044049.31
Nasser Hussain c Elliott b McGrath351141394030.70
Graham Thorpe  b McGrath2734513079.41
Mark Ramprakash c Blewett b McGrath48190050.00
Adam Hollioake  b Warne065000.00
Andy Caddick not out 2635544174.28
Peter Martin  b McGrath20192311105.26
Phil Tufnell c Blewett b Warne12020005.00
Devon Malcolm lbw b Kasprowicz013000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 6, nb 10)18
TOTAL56.4 Ov (RR: 3.17)180
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Mark Butcher), 2-24 (Mike Atherton), 3-97 (Alec Stewart), 4-128 (Nasser Hussain), 5-131 (Graham Thorpe), 6-132 (Adam Hollioake), 7-132 (Mark Ramprakash), 8-158 (Peter Martin), 9-175 (Phil Tufnell), 10-180 (Devon Malcolm)
Glenn McGrath2147673.61---04
Michael Kasprowicz11.425614.80---08
Shane Warne1783221.88---01
Shaun Young73801.14---00
Australia 1st Innings 
Matthew Elliott  b Tufnell1233521036.36
Mark Taylor (c)c Hollioake b Tufnell3842607090.47
Greg Blewett c †Stewart b Tufnell471321573135.60
Mark Waugh c Butcher b Tufnell1969782027.53
Steve Waugh lbw b Caddick2234512064.70
Ricky Ponting c Hussain b Tufnell40961343141.66
Ian Healy c †Stewart b Tufnell23450005.88
Shaun Young c †Stewart b Tufnell037000.00
Shane Warne  b Caddick3034393188.23
Michael Kasprowicz lbw b Caddick011000.00
Glenn McGrath not out 15140020.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 5, w 1)9
TOTAL79.3 Ov (RR: 2.76)220
Fall of wickets: 1-49 (Matthew Elliott), 2-54 (Mark Taylor), 3-94 (Mark Waugh), 4-140 (Steve Waugh), 5-150 (Greg Blewett), 6-164 (Ian Healy), 7-164 (Shaun Young), 8-205 (Shane Warne), 9-205 (Michael Kasprowicz), 10-220 (Ricky Ponting)
Devon Malcolm1123703.36---01
Peter Martin1553802.53---12
Andy Caddick1947634.00---01
Phil Tufnell34.3166671.91---02
England 2nd Innings 
Mark Butcher lbw b ME Waugh1348692027.08
Mike Atherton (c)c SR Waugh b Kasprowicz821291038.09
Alec Stewart lbw b Kasprowicz39110033.33
Nasser Hussain c Elliott b Warne25064004.00
Graham Thorpe c Taylor b Kasprowicz621151319053.91
Mark Ramprakash st †Healy b Warne481101486043.63
Adam Hollioake lbw b Kasprowicz410130040.00
Andy Caddick not out 03750000.00
Peter Martin c & b Kasprowicz32400150.00
Phil Tufnell c †Healy b Kasprowicz022000.00
Devon Malcolm  b Kasprowicz022000.00
Extras(b 6, lb 10, nb 4)20
TOTAL66.5 Ov (RR: 2.43)163
Fall of wickets: 1-20 (Mike Atherton), 2-24 (Alec Stewart), 3-26 (Mark Butcher), 4-52 (Nasser Hussain), 5-131 (Graham Thorpe), 6-138 (Adam Hollioake), 7-160 (Mark Ramprakash), 8-163 (Peter Martin), 9-163 (Phil Tufnell), 10-163 (Devon Malcolm)
Glenn McGrath1753301.94---00
Michael Kasprowicz15.553672.27---03
Shane Warne2695722.19---02
Mark Waugh731612.28---00
Shaun Young10505.00---00
Australia 2nd Innings (T: 124 runs)
Mark Taylor (c)lbw b Caddick1834472052.94
Matthew Elliott lbw b Malcolm43310133.33
Greg Blewett c †Stewart b Caddick1936573052.77
Mark Waugh c Hussain b Tufnell1780014.28
Steve Waugh c Thorpe b Caddick619200031.57
Ricky Ponting lbw b Tufnell2035473057.14
Ian Healy c & b Caddick1417362082.35
Shaun Young not out 424421016.66
Shane Warne c Martin b Tufnell3580060.00
Michael Kasprowicz c Hollioake b Caddick413220030.76
Glenn McGrath c Thorpe b Tufnell1250050.00
Extras(b 3, lb 4, nb 2, w 1)10
TOTAL32.1 Ov (RR: 3.23)104
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Matthew Elliott), 2-36 (Mark Taylor), 3-42 (Mark Waugh), 4-49 (Greg Blewett), 5-54 (Steve Waugh), 6-88 (Ricky Ponting), 7-92 (Ian Healy), 8-95 (Shane Warne), 9-99 (Michael Kasprowicz), 10-104 (Glenn McGrath)
Devon Malcolm301515.00---00
Peter Martin401303.25---10
Phil Tufnell13.162742.05---02
Andy Caddick1224253.50---00
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Kennington Oval, London
TossEngland, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
Phil Tufnell
Player Of The Series
Graham Thorpe
Glenn McGrath
Series resultAustralia won the 6-match series 3-2
Match numberTest no. 1377
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Shaun Young
Shaun Young
West Indies
Lloyd Barker
Peter Willey
TV Umpire
Ken Palmer
Match Referee
West Indies
Cammie Smith
Thu, 21 Aug - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 77/2 (Greg Blewett 10*, Mark Waugh 13*)
Fri, 22 Aug - day 2 - England 2nd innings 52/3 (Nasser Hussain 2*, Graham Thorpe 22*)
Sat, 23 Aug - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 104 (32.1 ov) - end of match
  • In Australia's 1st innings, a boundary by Blewett was changed from a 4 to a 6 after overnight review.
Australia Innings
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