result
5th Test, Sydney, Jan 10 - 15 1987, England tour of Australia
343 & 251
(114 ov, target 320)275 & 264
Australia won by 55 runs
player of the match
Peter Taylor
Australia
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Marsh c Gatting b Small2457862042.10
Greg Ritchie lbw b Dilley612201050.00
Dean Jones not out 18442154012143.70
Allan Border (c)c Botham b Edmonds341121373030.35
Dirk Wellham c †Richards b Small1749492034.69
Steve Waugh c †Richards b Small011000.00
Peter Sleep c †Richards b Small915161060.00
Tim Zoehrer c Gatting b Small1238560031.57
Peter Taylor c Emburey b Edmonds1164841017.18
Merv Hughes c Botham b Edmonds161081161014.81
Bruce Reid  b Dilley43510133.33
Extras(b 12, lb 4, nb 8, w 2)26
TOTAL(144.5 Ov, RR: 2.36)343
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Greg Ritchie), 2-58 (Geoff Marsh), 3-149 (Allan Border), 4-184 (Dirk Wellham), 5-184 (Steve Waugh), 6-200 (Peter Sleep), 7-232 (Tim Zoehrer), 8-271 (Peter Taylor), 9-338 (Merv Hughes), 10-343 (Bruce Reid)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Graham Dilley23.556722.81---00
Gladstone Small33117552.27---00
Ian Botham23104201.82---00
John Emburey3046202.06---00
Phil Edmonds3457932.32---00
Mike Gatting10202.00---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Chris Broad lbw b Hughes619221031.57
Bill Athey c †Zoehrer b Hughes57121071.42
Mike Gatting (c)lbw b Reid025000.00
Allan Lamb c †Zoehrer b Taylor2460924040.00
David Gower c Wellham b Taylor7214413312050.00
Ian Botham c Marsh b Taylor16131521123.07
Jack Richards c Wellham b Reid461361627033.82
John Emburey  b Taylor691682108041.07
Phil Edmonds c Marsh b Taylor314150021.42
Gladstone Small  b Taylor1431551045.16
Graham Dilley not out 441010100.00
Extras(b 9, lb 3, nb 2, w 2)16
TOTAL(94 Ov, RR: 2.92)275
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Bill Athey), 2-17 (Mike Gatting), 3-17 (Chris Broad), 4-89 (Allan Lamb), 5-119 (Ian Botham), 6-142 (David Gower), 7-213 (Jack Richards), 8-219 (Phil Edmonds), 9-270 (Gladstone Small), 10-275 (John Emburey)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Merv Hughes1635823.62---00
Bruce Reid2577422.96---00
Steve Waugh64601.00---00
Peter Taylor2677863.00---00
Peter Sleep2164702.23---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Marsh c Emburey b Dilley1439522035.89
Greg Ritchie c Botham b Edmonds1346670028.26
Dean Jones c †Richards b Emburey301091462027.52
Allan Border (c) b Edmonds49951138051.57
Dirk Wellham c Lamb b Emburey11726005.88
Steve Waugh c Athey b Emburey731721855042.44
Peter Sleep c Lamb b Emburey1025222040.00
Tim Zoehrer lbw b Emburey11411007.14
Peter Taylor c Lamb b Emburey421541601027.27
Merv Hughes  b Emburey527310018.51
Bruce Reid not out 1570020.00
Extras(b 5, lb 7)12
TOTAL(117 Ov, RR: 2.14)251
Fall of wickets: 1-29 (Geoff Marsh), 2-31 (Greg Ritchie), 3-106 (Allan Border), 4-110 (Dean Jones), 5-115 (Dirk Wellham), 6-141 (Peter Sleep), 7-145 (Tim Zoehrer), 8-243 (Steve Waugh), 9-248 (Peter Taylor), 10-251 (Merv Hughes)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Graham Dilley1544813.20---00
Gladstone Small821702.12---00
Phil Edmonds43167921.83---00
John Emburey46157871.69---00
Ian Botham301705.66---00
Mike Gatting22000.00---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 320 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Chris Broad c & b Sleep1731391054.83
Bill Athey  b Sleep311341643023.13
David Gower c Marsh b Border37921195040.21
Allan Lamb c Waugh b Taylor325260012.00
Mike Gatting (c)c & b Waugh9616121010159.62
Ian Botham c Wellham b Taylor011000.00
Jack Richards  b Sleep381662182022.89
John Emburey  b Sleep2256684039.28
Phil Edmonds lbw b Sleep011000.00
Gladstone Small c Border b Reid01927000.00
Graham Dilley not out 22600100.00
Extras(b 8, lb 6, nb 3, w 1)18
TOTAL(114 Ov, RR: 2.31)264
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Chris Broad), 2-91 (David Gower), 3-91 (Bill Athey), 4-102 (Allan Lamb), 5-102 (Ian Botham), 6-233 (Mike Gatting), 7-257 (Jack Richards), 8-257 (Phil Edmonds), 9-262 (Gladstone Small), 10-264 (John Emburey)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Merv Hughes1233202.66---00
Bruce Reid1983211.68---00
Peter Sleep35147252.05---00
Peter Taylor29107622.62---00
Allan Border1362511.92---00
Steve Waugh621312.16---00
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season1986/87
Player Of The Match
Peter Taylor
Peter Taylor
Player Of The Series
Chris Broad
Chris Broad
Series resultEngland won the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 1065
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Peter Taylor
Peter Taylor
Umpires
Australia Image
Peter McConnell
Australia Image
Steve Randell
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 10 Jan - day 1 -Australia 1st innings 236/7 (Dean Jones 119*, Peter Taylor 0*)
Sun, 11 Jan - day 2 -England 1st innings 132/5 (David Gower 62*, Jack Richards 8*)
Mon, 12 Jan - day 3 -Australia 2nd innings 74/2 (Dean Jones 6*, Allan Border 38*)
Tue, 13 Jan - rest day
Wed, 14 Jan - day 4 -England 2nd innings 39/1 (Bill Athey 11*, David Gower 7*)
Thu, 15 Jan - day 5 -England 2nd innings 264 (114 ov) - end of match