result
6th Test, The Oval, Aug 21 - 23 1997, Australia tour of England and Scotland
180 & 163
(32.1 ov, target 124)220 & 104
England won by 19 runs
player of the match
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
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
TOTAL(56.4 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)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath2147673.61---04
Michael Kasprowicz11.425614.80---08
Shane Warne1783221.88---01
Shaun Young73801.14---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
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
TOTAL(79.3 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)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Devon Malcolm1123703.36---01
Peter Martin1553802.53---12
Andy Caddick1947634.00---01
Phil Tufnell34.3166671.91---02
England 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
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
TOTAL(66.5 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)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath1753301.94---00
Michael Kasprowicz15.553672.27---03
Shane Warne2695722.19---02
Mark Waugh731612.28---00
Shaun Young10505.00---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 124 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
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
TOTAL(32.1 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)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Devon Malcolm301515.00---00
Peter Martin401303.25---10
Phil Tufnell13.162742.05---02
Andy Caddick1224253.50---00
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England and Scotland
Season1997
Player Of The Match
Phil Tufnell
Phil Tufnell
Player Of The Series
Graham Thorpe
Graham Thorpe
Glenn McGrath
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
Umpires
West Indies Image
Lloyd Barker
England Image
Peter Willey
TV Umpire
England Image
Ken Palmer
Match Referee
West Indies Image
Cammie Smith
CLOSE OF PLAY
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
MATCH NOTES
General
  • In Australia's 1st innings, a boundary by Blewett was changed from a 4 to a 6 after overnight review.