RESULT
1st Test, Georgetown, April 10 - 13, 2003, Australia tour of West Indies
237 & 398
(T:147) 489 & 147/1

Australia won by 9 wickets

Player Of The Match
146 & 78*
justin-langer
West Indies 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Wavell Hinds c Langer b Hogg1044741022.72
Devon Smith lbw b Lee317250017.64
Daren Ganga  b Gillespie034000.00
Brian Lara (c)lbw b Bichel2630526086.66
Marlon Samuels c Hayden b Hogg011000.00
Shivnarine Chanderpaul lbw b Bichel10072108152138.88
Ridley Jacobs not out 541061626150.94
Vasbert Drakes c †Gilchrist b Bichel044000.00
Mervyn Dillon lbw b MacGill20182840111.11
Pedro Collins st †Gilchrist b MacGill39180033.33
Jermaine Lawson  b Lee055000.00
Extras(b 10, lb 2, nb 6, w 3)21
TOTAL50.3 Ov (RR: 4.69, 247 Mts)237
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Devon Smith, 4.5 ov), 2-10 (Daren Ganga, 5.5 ov), 3-47 (Wavell Hinds, 14.3 ov), 4-47 (Marlon Samuels, 14.4 ov), 5-53 (Brian Lara, 15.5 ov), 6-184 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul, 39.2 ov), 7-184 (Vasbert Drakes, 39.5 ov), 8-222 (Mervyn Dillon, 45.5 ov), 9-236 (Pedro Collins, 49.2 ov), 10-237 (Jermaine Lawson, 50.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Brett Lee10.314123.90472035
4.5 to DS Smith, fullish and on the off, late swing in, Smith jams the bat down as quickly as he can, inside edge onto the pad, loud shout for the lbw, up comes the dreaded Koertzen slow finger!. 9/1
50.3 to JJC Lawson, all over! nice and full on the middle and off stump line, Lawson plays all over it and the ball crashes into the wood-work. 237/10
Jason Gillespie1234013.33586000
5.5 to D Ganga, good length, on the stumps and not a great deal of bounce, Ganga plays awkwardly at the ball but just can't keep it out! The stumps are pegged back and West Indies have lost their second wicket in quick time. 10/2
Andy Bichel815536.873110100
15.5 to BC Lara, quicker delivery on the middle and off, Lara moves across to play but is late to bring down his bat, ball hits the pad and there is a huge appeal, Ashoka de Silva takes his time and raises his finger, the stadium goes silent. 53/5
39.2 to S Chanderpaul, gone! good length delivery on the middle and leg, Chanderpaul moves across to play but misses the target, the ball crashes into the back-foot and that's plumb, Bichel strikes. 184/6
39.5 to VC Drakes, . 184/7
Brad Hogg814025.00357000
14.3 to WW Hinds, flighted delivery on the middle and off, Hind moves forward and tries to loft it over the mid-off fielder but doesn't get under it and in the end hits it straight down the throat of Justin Langer at mid-off. 47/3
14.4 to MN Samuels, ho god! tossed up delivery outside the off stump, was the wrong one, Samuels just stands there and goes for the drive, thick edge and the ball finds the safe hands of Matthew Hayden at first slip, Hogg on a hat-trick now. 47/4
Stuart MacGill1244924.08546201
45.5 to M Dillon, flighted delivery on the middle, Dillon goes for the sweep but misses the ball by miles, the ball crashes into the back-leg and a huge appeal follows, Ashoka de Silva again takes ages before raising his finger, MacGill gets his first wicket!. 222/8
49.2 to PT Collins, flighted delivery outside the off stump, draws Collins out into the shot, swing and miss by the number ten batsman, Gilchrist collects it and takes off the bails in a flash, MacGill strikes. 236/9
Australia 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Justin Langer c Hinds b Drakes14627037719254.07
Matthew Hayden run out (Drakes)1092920111.11
Ricky Ponting c Samuels b Drakes11719529218060.00
Darren Lehmann c sub (DE Bernard) b Drakes68181075.00
Steve Waugh (c)lbw b Dillon2555691145.45
Adam Gilchrist c & b Lawson77811439295.06
Brad Hogg lbw b Collins313160023.07
Andy Bichel c Hinds b Drakes3946678084.78
Brett Lee c Dillon b Drakes20143030142.85
Jason Gillespie  b Lawson75410140.00
Stuart MacGill not out 4541080.00
Extras(b 18, lb 5, nb 10, w 2)35
TOTAL115.1 Ov (RR: 4.24)489
Fall of wickets: 1-37 (Matthew Hayden, 5.6 ov), 2-285 (Ricky Ponting, 71.1 ov), 3-300 (Darren Lehmann, 75.2 ov), 4-319 (Justin Langer, 82.6 ov), 5-349 (Steve Waugh, 91.5 ov), 6-362 (Brad Hogg, 96.1 ov), 7-447 (Andy Bichel, 109.4 ov), 8-473 (Adam Gilchrist, 112.6 ov), 9-485 (Jason Gillespie, 114.1 ov), 10-489 (Brett Lee, 115.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Mervyn Dillon23111615.048718000
91.5 to SR Waugh, short delivery on the off, came in a bit, Waugh moves across to pay and gets hit on the pad in line with the stumps, huge appeal and umpire Koertzen raises his finger, Dillon gets his first wicket. 349/5
Pedro Collins2319614.179611103
96.1 to GB Hogg, good length delivery, pitched outside the off stump and came in, Hogg moves across to play but gets hit on the pad in-line with the stumps, appeal and the umpire raises his finger, Hogg departs and it's party time in the stands!. 362/6
Jermaine Lawson21011125.287915210
112.6 to AC Gilchrist, slower delivery, pushed straight back to the bowler, easy catch held and the crowd goes wild!. 473/8
114.1 to JN Gillespie, gone! fuller length delivery on the off stump line, came in a bit, Gillespie winds up and has a wild go at it but misses the target by miles, ball crashes into the furniture and Lawson gets his second wicket. 485/9
Vasbert Drakes26.159353.5511811107
71.1 to RT Ponting, good length delivery outside the off stump, draws Ponting out into the shot and in the end he plays a nothing push, ball takes the edge and goes to Samuels at first slip, low catch held and Drakes strikes with the first ball of a new spell!. 285/2
75.2 to DS Lehmann, short and wide outside the off stump, Lehmann goes back and cut it, ball fly's away to the point region, David Bernard dives full length to the left and takes a superbcatch, Drakes strikes again. 300/3
82.6 to JL Langer, just short of a length and on the off, flashed at, the edge is taken by stand in keeper Hinds. 319/4
109.4 to AJ Bichel, beauty! short delivery outside the off stump, came into the right hander after pitching, Bichel moves back and tries to play it fine, ball takes the edge and goes back, Hinds who initially moved away quickly adjusts and takes a superb catch. 447/7
115.1 to B Lee, it's all over! short delivery outside the off stump, Lee goes for the pull and ends up hitting it high towards the mid-on region, Dillon gets under it and makes no mistake, wicket number 5 for Drakes. 489/10
Marlon Samuels2164902.331016100
Daren Ganga10101.0050000
West Indies 2nd INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Wavell Hinds lbw b MacGill755631012.72
Devon Smith c †Gilchrist b Gillespie628813513070.45
Daren Ganga c Lee b Lehmann11322531119150.22
Brian Lara (c)hit wicket b Hogg11015718320070.06
Marlon Samuels c Ponting b MacGill71051070.00
Shivnarine Chanderpaul c †Gilchrist b Gillespie31611134050.81
Vasbert Drakes lbw b Gillespie1425343056.00
Mervyn Dillon lbw b Gillespie035000.00
Ridley Jacobs c Lehmann b MacGill1119231157.89
Pedro Collins not out 1350033.33
Jermaine Lawson lbw b Gillespie042000.00
Extras(b 6, lb 13, nb 22, w 1)42
TOTAL105.2 Ov (RR: 3.77)398
Fall of wickets: 1-52 (Wavell Hinds, 15.2 ov), 2-110 (Devon Smith, 32.3 ov), 3-295 (Brian Lara, 77.3 ov), 4-303 (Marlon Samuels, 78.6 ov), 5-354 (Daren Ganga, 90.5 ov), 6-382 (Vasbert Drakes, 97.6 ov), 7-384 (Mervyn Dillon, 99.3 ov), 8-391 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul, 103.4 ov), 9-397 (Ridley Jacobs, 104.3 ov), 10-398 (Jermaine Lawson, 105.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Stuart MacGill31514034.5113723212
15.2 to WW Hinds, first strike! quicker delivery on the off, Hinds doesn't read it and in the end had to pad it away, huge appeal and Ashoka de Silva raises his finger, TV replays clearly showing that the ball would have missed the leg stump. 52/1
78.6 to MN Samuels, flighted delivery on the middle and leg stump line, Samuels moves away and tries to play against the spin, again edged but this time Ponting at first slip dives to this right and takes a superb catch, the crowd goes mute. 303/4
104.3 to RD Jacobs, quicker delivery outside the off stump, Jacobs pushes at it, ball takes the inside edge and goes to the forward short leg region, Lehmann makes no mistake and Jacobs has to walk back. 397/9
Brad Hogg1506814.536311003
77.3 to BC Lara, ho god! flighted delivery on the middle and leg stump line, Lara goes down on his knee and tries to sweep but misses, ball hits the arm and goes back, but on the follow through the bat clips the stumps and the bails fall down. 295/3
Brett Lee1445704.077190010
Jason Gillespie20.253951.911026001
32.3 to DS Smith, good length delivery on the off, and angling in, Smith pushes at it and gets a faint edge, straight forward catch to Gilchrist and the Young man departs after a fine innings. 110/2
97.6 to VC Drakes, gone! good length delivery, pitched outside the off stump and came in a fair bit, ball kept low, Drakes moves back to play but misses out on the shot, ball goes on to hit his pad plumb in front of the wicket. 382/6
99.3 to M Dillon, Duck! fuller length delivery on the off stump line, again the ball angling in and keeping low, Dillon late to bring down his bat, ball hits the pad right in front of the wicket, that's wicket number 150 for Gillespie. 384/7
103.4 to S Chanderpaul, good length delivery touch outside the off stump, Chanderpaul pushes at it and gets a thick edge, simplest of catch to Gilchrist, Gillespie strikes again, eight down two more to go!. 391/8
105.2 to JJC Lawson, it's all over! fuller length delivery on the middle and off stump line, Lawson moves across to play but misses out on the shot, ball hits the pad plumb in front of the wicket, wicket number five for Gillespie. 398/10
Andy Bichel1344003.07658002
Steve Waugh812903.62355000
Darren Lehmann40611.50190000
90.5 to D Ganga, flighted delivery down the leg side, Ganga comes down the track and hits it straight down the throat of Brett Lee at short mid-wicket, Lehmann gets his man and all credit to Steve Waugh!. 354/5
Australia 2nd INNINGS (Target: 147 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Justin Langer not out 7811318110069.02
Matthew Hayden c sub (N Deonarine) b Lawson19771122024.67
Ricky Ponting not out 4266684163.63
Extras(b 1, lb 2, nb 3, w 2)8
TOTAL42.1 Ov (RR: 3.48, 181 Mts)147/1
Fall of wickets: 1-77 (Matthew Hayden, 22.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Mervyn Dillon602103.50242011
Vasbert Drakes802803.50322010
Pedro Collins621402.33291002
Jermaine Lawson923113.44425000
22.5 to ML Hayden, short ball, pull played, the top edge flies up in the air to square leg and is easily caught this time! end of Hayden, West Indies finally breakthrough. 77/1
Marlon Samuels9.114104.47385100
Daren Ganga40902.25181000
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MATCH DETAILS
Bourda, Georgetown, Guyana
TossWest Indies, elected to bat first
Series
Season2003
Player Of The Match
Australia
Justin Langer
Series resultAustralia led the 4-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1638
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Devon Smith
Devon Smith
Umpires
Sri Lanka
Asoka de Silva
South Africa
Rudi Koertzen
TV Umpire
West Indies
Eddie Nicholls
Match Referee
South Africa
Mike Procter
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 10 Apr - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 120/1 (Justin Langer 55*, Ricky Ponting 46*, 28 ov)
Fri, 11 Apr - day 2 - West Indies 2nd innings 16/0 (Wavell Hinds 2*, Devon Smith 13*, 5 ov)
Sat, 12 Apr - day 3 - West Indies 2nd innings 381/5 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul 26*, Vasbert Drakes 14*, 97 ov)
Sun, 13 Apr - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 147/1 (42.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
  • WW Hinds kept wicket in Australia 2nd innings