result
5th Test, Sydney, Jan 10 - 14 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
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Scorecard summary
Australia343/10(144.5 overs)1st INNINGS
Dean Jones*184 (421)
Allan Border34 (112)
England275/10(94 overs)1st INNINGS
David Gower72 (144)
John Emburey69 (168)
Peter Taylor6/78(26)
Bruce Reid2/74(25)
Australia251/10(117 overs)2nd INNINGS
Steve Waugh73 (172)
Allan Border49 (95)
John Emburey7/78(46)
Phil Edmonds2/79(43)
England264/10(114 overs)2nd INNINGS
Mike Gatting96 (161)
Jack Richards38 (166)
Peter Sleep5/72(35)
Peter Taylor2/76(29)
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 days - day match (5-day match)
Test debut
Peter Taylor
Peter Taylor
Umpires
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Peter McConnell
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Steve Randell