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2nd Test, Melbourne, December 24 - 29, 1994, England tour of Australia
279 & 320/7d
(T:388) 212 & 92

Australia won by 295 runs

Player Of The Match
3/72 & 5/42
Australia 1st Innings
England 1st Innings
Australia 2nd Innings
England 2nd Innings
Match Details
Australia 1st Innings 
Michael Slater run out (DeFreitas/Gatting)319260015.78
Mark Taylor (c)lbw b DeFreitas941731021.95
David Boon c Hick b Tufnell411001484041.00
Mark Waugh c Thorpe b DeFreitas711552213045.80
Michael Bevan c Atherton b Gough323290013.04
Steve Waugh not out 941912655049.21
Ian Healy c †Rhodes b Tufnell1742591040.47
Shane Warne c Hick b Gough625270024.00
Tim May lbw b Gough931510029.03
Craig McDermott  b Gough032000.00
Damien Fleming c Hick b Malcolm1619332084.21
Extras(lb 7, nb 3)10
TOTAL107.3 Ov (RR: 2.59, 471 Mts)279
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Michael Slater), 2-39 (Mark Taylor), 3-91 (David Boon), 4-100 (Michael Bevan), 5-171 (Mark Waugh), 6-208 (Ian Healy), 7-220 (Shane Warne), 8-242 (Tim May), 9-242 (Craig McDermott), 10-279 (Damien Fleming)
Devon Malcolm28.347812.73---01
Phil DeFreitas2346622.86---01
Darren Gough2696042.30---00
Phil Tufnell2875922.10---01
Graeme Hick20904.50---00
England 1st Innings 
Mike Atherton (c)lbw b Warne441571994028.02
Alec Stewart c & b Warne1626513061.53
Graeme Hick c †Healy b McDermott2333443069.69
Graham Thorpe c ME Waugh b Warne511161495043.96
Graham Gooch c & b McDermott1552671028.84
Mike Gatting c SR Waugh b Warne924230037.50
Darren Gough c †Healy b McDermott2052653038.46
Steve Rhodes c ME Waugh b Warne01113000.00
Phil DeFreitas st †Healy b Warne1419242073.68
Devon Malcolm not out 1113262084.61
Phil Tufnell run out (Taylor)046000.00
Extras(lb 7, nb 2)9
TOTAL83.4 Ov (RR: 2.53, 339 Mts)212
Fall of wickets: 0-10 (Alec Stewart), 1-40 (Graeme Hick), 2-119 (Mike Atherton), 3-124 (Graham Thorpe), 4-140 (Mike Gatting), 5-148 (Graham Gooch), 6-151 (Steve Rhodes), 7-185, 8-189 (Darren Gough), 9-207 (Phil DeFreitas), 10-212 (Phil Tufnell)
Craig McDermott2467233.00---02
Damien Fleming1153002.72---00
Mark Waugh311103.66---00
Shane Warne27.486462.31---00
Tim May1852801.55---00
Australia 2nd Innings 
Mark Taylor (c)lbw b Gough1964811029.68
Michael Slater st †Rhodes b Tufnell44741215059.45
David Boon lbw b DeFreitas13127737814047.29
Mark Waugh c & b Gough29821271035.36
Michael Bevan c sub (JP Crawley) b Tufnell351351901025.92
Steve Waugh not out 2673920035.61
Ian Healy c Thorpe b Tufnell1738621044.73
Shane Warne c DeFreitas b Gough022000.00
Craig McDermott not out 2760028.57
Extras(b 1, lb 9, nb 6, w 1)17
TOTAL124 Ov (RR: 2.58, 533 Mts)320/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-61 (Mark Taylor), 2-81 (Michael Slater), 3-157 (Mark Waugh), 4-269 (Michael Bevan), 5-275 (David Boon), 6-316 (Ian Healy), 7-317 (Shane Warne)
Devon Malcolm2238603.90---12
Phil DeFreitas2627012.69---02
Phil Tufnell4889031.87---02
Darren Gough2565932.36---00
Graeme Hick32501.66---00
England 2nd Innings (T: 388 runs)
Graham Gooch c †Healy b Fleming2890025.00
Mike Atherton (c)c †Healy b McDermott2543734058.13
Graeme Hick  b Fleming2690033.33
Graham Thorpe c †Healy b McDermott920221045.00
Mike Gatting c Taylor b McDermott2572862034.72
Steve Rhodes c ME Waugh b McDermott1672940022.22
Alec Stewart not out 829540027.58
Phil DeFreitas lbw b Warne044000.00
Darren Gough c †Healy b Warne011000.00
Devon Malcolm c Boon b Warne011000.00
Phil Tufnell c †Healy b McDermott045000.00
Extras(lb 2, nb 3)5
TOTAL42.5 Ov (RR: 2.14, 184 Mts)92
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Graham Gooch), 2-10 (Graeme Hick), 3-23 (Graham Thorpe), 4-43 (Mike Atherton), 5-81 (Mike Gatting), 6-88 (Steve Rhodes), 7-91 (Phil DeFreitas), 8-91 (Darren Gough), 9-91 (Devon Malcolm), 10-92 (Phil Tufnell)
Craig McDermott16.554252.49---03
Damien Fleming912422.66---00
Shane Warne1361631.23---00
Tim May41802.00---00
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TossEngland, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Craig McDermott
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1279
Match daysday (5-day match)
West Indies
Steve Bucknor
Steve Randell
TV Umpire
Bill Sheahan
Match Referee
New Zealand
John Reid
Sat, 24 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 220/7 (Steve Waugh 61*, 89.5 ov)
Sun, 25 Dec - rest day
Mon, 26 Dec - day 2 - England 1st innings 148/4 (Graham Gooch 15*, Darren Gough 1*, 68 ov)
Tue, 27 Dec - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 170/3 (David Boon 64*, Michael Bevan 3*, 69 ov)
Wed, 28 Dec - day 4 - England 2nd innings 79/4 (Mike Gatting 23*, Steve Rhodes 13*, 30 ov)
Thu, 29 Dec - day 5 - England 2nd innings 92 (42.5 ov) - end of match
Day 1
Day 2
  • Fleming had an all run four.
  • Lunch: England 100 (Atherton 8*, Stewart 1*)
  • AJ Stewart (1) retired hurt on 1* from 10/0 to 151/6 (Broken finger, struck on index finer from a delivery bowled by McDermott)
  • Eng 200 (488b)
  • Gooch was out off the first ball of Day 3 off a full toss.
  • With Stewart's dismissal, Warne completed 150 wkts (@22.98).
  • With Gough's dismissal, McDermott took his 249th wicket, passing Benaud to become the 2nd alltime Aus wicket-taker.
  • Aus 2nd innings
  • Aus 50 (94b) 150 (344b)
  • New ball taken at start of the 87th over.
  • Boon 100 (301m 232b 10x4) Boon 131 (379m 277b 14x4) Boon's 20th century, 14th player to do so, 17th alltime rungetter past Barrington and Vengsarkar.
  • Boon has three all run fours.
  • Bevan has an all run four.
  • Eng 2nd innings
  • Warne performed the hat-trick in his 13th over dismissing DeFreitas, Gough, Malcolm off his 4th, 5th, 6th deliveries.
  • Gatting was dismissed off the 2nd ball of Day 5.
  • Atherton 1x4 all run.
  • Attendance: 144,492
England Innings
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