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5th Test, Sydney, January 02 - 07, 1983, England tour of Australia
314 & 382
(T:460) 237 & 314/7

Match drawn

Player Of The Match
29 & 137
Player Of The Series
98 runs • 34 wkts
Australia 1st Innings
England 1st Innings
Australia 2nd Innings
England 2nd Innings
Match Flow
Australia 1st Innings 
Kepler Wessels c Willis b Botham1947612040.42
John Dyson c †Taylor b Hemmings791883017042.02
Greg Chappell (c)lbw b Willis3552694067.30
Kim Hughes c Cowans b Botham2968883042.64
David Hookes c Botham b Hemmings1721282080.95
Allan Border c Miller b Hemmings8919821112044.94
Rod Marsh c & b Miller323260013.04
Bruce Yardley  b Cowans2448573050.00
Geoff Lawson c & b Botham624320025.00
Jeff Thomson c Lamb b Botham01116000.00
Rodney Hogg not out 01123000.00
Extras(b 3, lb 8, w 2)13
TOTAL115 Ov (RR: 2.73)314
Fall of wickets: 1-39 (Kepler Wessels), 2-96 (Greg Chappell), 3-150 (Kim Hughes), 4-173 (David Hookes), 5-210 (John Dyson), 6-219 (Rod Marsh), 7-262 (Bruce Yardley), 8-283 (Geoff Lawson), 9-291 (Jeff Thomson), 10-314 (Allan Border)
Bob Willis2065712.85---00
Norman Cowans2136713.19---00
Ian Botham3087542.50---00
Eddie Hemmings27106832.51---00
Geoff Miller1773412.00---00
England 1st Innings 
Geoff Cook c Chappell b Hogg819320042.10
Chris Tavaré  b Lawson0816000.00
David Gower c Chappell b Lawson701252077056.00
Allan Lamb  b Lawson035000.00
Derek Randall  b Thomson70901325077.77
Ian Botham c Wessels b Thomson517270029.41
Geoff Miller lbw b Thomson34791233043.03
Bob Taylor lbw b Thomson033000.00
Eddie Hemmings c Border b Yardley2939522074.35
Bob Willis (c)c Border b Thomson11932005.26
Norman Cowans not out 0210000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 4, nb 12)20
TOTAL64.5 Ov (RR: 3.65)237
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Chris Tavaré), 2-23 (Geoff Cook), 3-24 (Allan Lamb), 4-146 (Derek Randall), 5-163 (Ian Botham), 6-169 (David Gower), 7-170 (Bob Taylor), 8-220 (Eddie Hemmings), 9-232 (Bob Willis), 10-237 (Geoff Miller)
Geoff Lawson2027033.50---00
Rodney Hogg1625013.12---00
Jeff Thomson14.525053.37---00
Bruce Yardley1444713.35---00
Australia 2nd Innings 
Kepler Wessels lbw b Botham53891166059.55
John Dyson c Gower b Willis22440008.33
Greg Chappell (c)c Randall b Hemmings1114170078.57
Kim Hughes c Botham b Hemmings13731637912343.35
David Hookes lbw b Miller1952522036.53
Allan Border c Botham b Cowans831481639056.08
Rod Marsh c †Taylor b Miller4170863058.57
Bruce Yardley c Botham b Hemmings01111000.00
Geoff Lawson not out 1330421043.33
Jeff Thomson c Gower b Miller1234291035.29
Rodney Hogg run out 065000.00
Extras(lb 7, nb 4)11
TOTAL131.3 Ov (RR: 2.90)382
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (John Dyson), 2-38 (Greg Chappell), 3-82 (Kepler Wessels), 4-113 (David Hookes), 5-262 (Allan Border), 6-350 (Rod Marsh), 7-357 (Bruce Yardley), 8-358 (Kim Hughes), 9-382 (Jeff Thomson), 10-382 (Rodney Hogg)
Bob Willis1023313.30---00
Norman Cowans1314713.61---00
Ian Botham1003513.50---00
Eddie Hemmings471611632.46---00
Geoff Miller49.31213332.68---00
Geoff Cook21703.50---00
England 2nd Innings (T: 460 runs)
Geoff Cook lbw b Lawson2530040.00
Chris Tavaré lbw b Yardley1626602061.53
Eddie Hemmings c †Marsh b Yardley951952236048.71
David Gower c Hookes b Yardley2439533061.53
Allan Lamb c & b Yardley2966703143.93
Derek Randall  b Thomson44951146046.31
Ian Botham lbw b Thomson3256734057.14
Geoff Miller not out 2184863025.00
Bob Taylor not out 2853833052.83
Extras(b 1, lb 10, nb 11, w 1)23
TOTAL96 Ov (RR: 3.27)314/7
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Geoff Cook), 2-55 (Chris Tavaré), 3-104 (David Gower), 4-155 (Allan Lamb), 5-196 (Eddie Hemmings), 6-260 (Derek Randall), 7-261 (Ian Botham)
Geoff Lawson1515013.33---00
Rodney Hogg1362501.92---00
Jeff Thomson1233022.50---00
Bruce Yardley37613943.75---00
Allan Border1633602.25---00
David Hookes21502.50---00
Greg Chappell10606.00---00
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Sun, 02 Jan - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 138/2 (John Dyson 58*, Kim Hughes 20*)
Mon, 03 Jan - day 2 - England 1st innings 76/3 (David Gower 38*, Derek Randall 21*)
Tue, 04 Jan - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 90/3 (Kim Hughes 17*, David Hookes 5*)
Wed, 05 Jan - rest day
Thu, 06 Jan - day 4 - England 2nd innings 8/1 (Chris Tavaré 1*, Eddie Hemmings 4*)
Fri, 07 Jan - day 5 - England 2nd innings 314/7 (96 ov) - end of match
  • Australia regains the Ashes, which they lost in 1977
  • Aus 1st innings
  • RW Taylor: 150 Test dismissals (Dyson)
  • Eng 2nd innings
  • EE Hemmings was 5 runs from becoming the 4th 'night-watchman' to score a century at Test level.
  • RW Taylor passes 1000 runs (completeing the keeper's double)
  • This match was only the 4th drawn Test at Sydney between the 2 countries (out of 46)
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
Kim Hughes
Player Of The Series
Geoff Lawson
Series resultAustralia won the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 944
Match daysday (5-day match)
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