result
2nd Test, Melbourne, Dec 26 - 30 1990, England tour of Australia
352 & 150
(86 ov, target 197)306 & 197/2
Australia won by 8 wickets
player of the match
Bruce Reid
Australia
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graham Gooch (c)lbw b Alderman2033392060.60
Mike Atherton c Boon b Reid01115000.00
Wayne Larkins c †Healy b Reid641452185044.13
Robin Smith c †Healy b Hughes30861213034.88
David Gower c & b Reid1001702548058.82
Alec Stewart c †Healy b Reid792112794037.44
Jack Russell c †Healy b Hughes1555691027.27
Phil DeFreitas c †Healy b Reid3550060.00
Angus Fraser c Jones b Alderman2455693043.63
Devon Malcolm c Taylor b Reid619321031.57
Phil Tufnell not out 0913000.00
Extras(lb 2, nb 9)11
TOTAL(131.4 Ov, RR: 2.67, 561 Mts)352
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Mike Atherton), 2-30 (Graham Gooch), 3-109 (Robin Smith), 4-152 (Wayne Larkins), 5-274 (David Gower), 6-303 (Jack Russell), 7-307 (Phil DeFreitas), 8-324 (Alec Stewart), 9-344 (Devon Malcolm), 10-352 (Angus Fraser)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Terry Alderman30.478622.80---02
Bruce Reid3989762.48---01
Merv Hughes2978322.86---06
Greg Matthews2786502.40---00
Steve Waugh621903.16---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Marsh c †Russell b DeFreitas3662855058.06
Mark Taylor c †Russell b DeFreitas611772564034.46
David Boon c †Russell b Malcolm28821191034.14
Allan Border (c)c †Russell b Fraser621642395037.80
Dean Jones c †Russell b Fraser4457866077.19
Steve Waugh  b Fraser1947612040.42
Greg Matthews lbw b Fraser1254790022.22
Ian Healy c †Russell b Fraser510210050.00
Merv Hughes lbw b Malcolm415460026.66
Terry Alderman  b Fraser0109000.00
Bruce Reid not out 316160018.75
Extras(b 4, lb 12, nb 16)32
TOTAL(112.5 Ov, RR: 2.71, 514 Mts)306
Fall of wickets: 1-63 (Geoff Marsh), 2-133 (David Boon), 3-149 (Mark Taylor), 4-224 (Dean Jones), 5-264 (Steve Waugh), 6-281 (Allan Border), 7-289 (Ian Healy), 8-298 (Greg Matthews), 9-302 (Terry Alderman), 10-306 (Merv Hughes)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Devon Malcolm25.547422.86---06
Angus Fraser39108262.10---09
Phil Tufnell2156202.95---01
Phil DeFreitas2556922.76---00
Mike Atherton21301.50---00
England 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graham Gooch (c)c Alderman b Reid581161479050.00
Mike Atherton c †Healy b Reid420260020.00
Wayne Larkins c †Healy b Reid541712326031.57
Robin Smith c Taylor b Reid815141053.33
David Gower c Border b Matthews0611000.00
Alec Stewart c Marsh b Reid860700013.33
Jack Russell c Jones b Matthews13346003.03
Phil DeFreitas lbw b Reid043000.00
Angus Fraser c Taylor b Reid068000.00
Devon Malcolm lbw b Matthews11421007.14
Phil Tufnell not out 001000.00
Extras(b 7, lb 3, nb 6)16
TOTAL(73 Ov, RR: 2.05, 294 Mts)150
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Mike Atherton), 2-103 (Graham Gooch), 3-115 (Robin Smith), 4-122 (David Gower), 5-147 (Alec Stewart), 6-148 (Wayne Larkins), 7-148 (Phil DeFreitas), 8-148 (Angus Fraser), 9-150 (Jack Russell), 10-150 (Devon Malcolm)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Terry Alderman1021901.90---04
Bruce Reid22125172.31---01
Merv Hughes942602.88---01
Greg Matthews2594031.60---00
Steve Waugh76400.57---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 197 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Marsh not out 792573637030.73
Mark Taylor c Atherton b Malcolm524341020.83
Ian Healy c Atherton b Fraser1360033.33
David Boon not out 942343218040.17
Extras(b 4, lb 12, nb 2)18
TOTAL(86 Ov, RR: 2.29)197/2
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Mark Taylor), 2-10 (Ian Healy)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Devon Malcolm2375212.26---01
Angus Fraser2043311.65---00
Phil Tufnell24123601.50---01
Phil DeFreitas1634602.87---00
Mike Atherton301404.66---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season1990/91
Player Of The Match
Bruce Reid
Bruce Reid
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1159
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Phil Tufnell
Phil Tufnell
Umpires
Australia Image
Peter McConnell
Australia Image
Tony Crafter
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 26 Dec - day 1 -England 1st innings 239/4 (David Gower 73*, Alec Stewart 42*, null ov)
Thu, 27 Dec - day 2 -Australia 1st innings 109/1 (Mark Taylor 42*, David Boon 18*, null ov)
Fri, 28 Dec - day 3 -Australia 1st innings 306/0
Sat, 29 Dec - day 4 -Australia 2nd innings 28/2 (Geoff Marsh 11*, David Boon 8*, null ov)
Sun, 30 Dec - day 5 -Australia 2nd innings 197/2 (86 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • Twelfth men: C.G.Rackemann (A) and C.C.Lewis (E)