result
3rd Test, Adelaide, Dec 12 - 16 1986, England tour of Australia
514/5d & 201/3d
(23 ov, target 261)455 & 39/2
Match drawn
player of the match
Allan Border
Australia
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Marsh  b Edmonds431371965031.38
David Boon c Whitaker b Emburey10327430514037.59
Dean Jones c †Richards b Dilley932202839042.27
Allan Border (c)c †Richards b Edmonds701301517053.84
Greg Ritchie c Broad b DeFreitas3656833064.28
Greg Matthews not out 7311918112161.34
Steve Waugh not out 7911711910067.52
Extras(lb 2, nb 15)17
TOTAL(171 Ov, RR: 3.00)514/5d
Fall of wickets: 1-113 (Geoff Marsh), 2-185 (David Boon), 3-311 (Allan Border), 4-333 (Dean Jones), 5-368 (Greg Ritchie)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Graham Dilley32311113.46---00
Phil DeFreitas32412814.00---00
John Emburey461111712.54---00
Phil Edmonds521413422.57---00
Mike Gatting912202.44---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Chris Broad c Marsh b Waugh11626330712144.10
Bill Athey  b Sleep551001405055.00
Mike Gatting (c)c Waugh b Sleep10014118015070.92
Allan Lamb c Matthews b Hughes1447723029.78
David Gower lbw b Reid3842615090.47
John Emburey c †Dyer b Reid491181606041.52
James Whitaker c Matthews b Reid1134481032.35
Jack Richards c Jones b Sleep2984893034.52
Phil DeFreitas not out 436550011.11
Phil Edmonds c Border b Sleep1328261046.42
Graham Dilley  b Reid066000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 14, nb 4, w 4)26
TOTAL(148.4 Ov, RR: 3.06)455
Fall of wickets: 1-112 (Bill Athey), 2-273 (Chris Broad), 3-283 (Mike Gatting), 4-341 (Allan Lamb), 5-341 (David Gower), 6-361 (James Whitaker), 7-422 (Jack Richards), 8-439 (John Emburey), 9-454 (Phil Edmonds), 10-455 (Graham Dilley)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Merv Hughes3088212.73---00
Bruce Reid28.486442.23---00
Peter Sleep471413242.80---00
Greg Matthews23110204.43---00
Steve Waugh1945612.94---00
Allan Border10101.00---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Marsh c & b Edmonds41951435043.15
David Boon lbw b DeFreitas01115000.00
Dean Jones c Lamb b Dilley22131009.52
Allan Border (c)not out 10025330311039.52
Greg Ritchie not out 461622072028.39
Extras(b 4, lb 6, nb 2)12
TOTAL(90 Ov, RR: 2.23)201/3d
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (David Boon), 2-8 (Dean Jones), 3-77 (Geoff Marsh)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Graham Dilley2183811.80---00
Phil DeFreitas1653612.25---00
John Emburey2265002.27---00
Phil Edmonds2976312.17---00
Mike Gatting21402.00---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 261 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Chris Broad not out 1569901021.73
Bill Athey c †Dyer b Hughes1220262060.00
Mike Gatting (c) b Matthews013000.00
Allan Lamb not out 948591018.75
Extras(b 2, lb 1)3
TOTAL(23 Ov, RR: 1.69)39/2
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Bill Athey), 2-22 (Mike Gatting)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Merv Hughes721612.28---00
Steve Waugh311003.33---00
Greg Matthews841011.25---00
Peter Sleep55000.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Adelaide Oval
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season1986/87
Player Of The Match
Allan Border
Allan Border
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1060
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Greg Dyer
Greg Dyer
James Whitaker
James Whitaker
Umpires
Australia Image
Steve Randell
Australia Image
Tony Crafter
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 12 Dec - day 1 -Australia 1st innings 207/2 (Dean Jones 27*, Allan Border 19*, null ov)
Sat, 13 Dec - day 2 -England 1st innings 29/0 (Chris Broad 18*, Bill Athey 10*, null ov)
Sun, 14 Dec - day 3 -England 1st innings 349/5 (John Emburey 5*, James Whitaker 3*, null ov)
Mon, 15 Dec - day 4 -Australia 2nd innings 82/3 (Allan Border 31*, Greg Ritchie 4*, null ov)
Tue, 16 Dec - day 5 -England 2nd innings 39/2 (23 ov) - end of match