3rd Test, Sydney, January 01 - 05, 1995, England tour of Australia
309 & 255/2d
(T:449) 116 & 344/7

Match drawn

Player Of The Match
51, 6/49 & 1/72
England 1st Innings
Australia 1st Innings
England 2nd Innings
Australia 2nd Innings
Match Flow
England 1st Innings 
Graham Gooch c †Healy b Fleming1970011.11
Mike Atherton (c) b McDermott882673298032.95
Graeme Hick  b McDermott213210015.38
Graham Thorpe lbw b McDermott1017262058.82
John Crawley c ME Waugh b Fleming722262886031.85
Mike Gatting c †Healy b McDermott044000.00
Angus Fraser c †Healy b Fleming27961402028.12
Steve Rhodes run out (SR Waugh/Fleming/†Healy)1230050.00
Darren Gough c Fleming b McDermott5156724191.07
Devon Malcolm  b Warne29182232161.11
Phil Tufnell not out 417250023.52
Extras(b 8, lb 7, nb 9)24
TOTAL119.2 Ov (RR: 2.58, 475 Mins)309
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Graham Gooch), 2-10 (Graeme Hick), 3-20 (Graham Thorpe), 4-194 (Mike Atherton), 5-194 (Mike Gatting), 6-196 (John Crawley), 7-197 (Steve Rhodes), 8-255 (Darren Gough), 9-295 (Devon Malcolm), 10-309 (Angus Fraser)
Craig McDermott30710153.36---04
Damien Fleming26.2125231.97---00
Shane Warne36108812.44---00
Tim May1743502.05---03
Mark Waugh611001.66---02
Michael Bevan41802.00---00
Australia 1st Innings 
Michael Slater  b Malcolm1124361045.83
Mark Taylor (c)c & b Gough491312092037.40
David Boon  b Gough3550060.00
Mark Waugh c †Rhodes b Malcolm3440075.00
Michael Bevan c Thorpe b Fraser831561025.80
Steve Waugh  b Gough18110012.50
Ian Healy c Hick b Gough1019202052.63
Shane Warne c Gatting b Fraser054000.00
Tim May c Hick b Gough027000.00
Craig McDermott not out 2130612070.00
Damien Fleming  b Gough011000.00
Extras(b 6, lb 1, nb 3)10
TOTAL42.5 Ov (RR: 2.70, 211 Mins)116
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Michael Slater), 2-15 (David Boon), 3-18 (Mark Waugh), 4-38 (Michael Bevan), 5-39 (Steve Waugh), 6-57 (Ian Healy), 7-62 (Shane Warne), 8-65 (Tim May), 9-116 (Mark Taylor), 10-116 (Damien Fleming)
Devon Malcolm1343422.61---01
Darren Gough18.544962.60---00
Angus Fraser1112622.36---02
England 2nd Innings 
Graham Gooch lbw b Fleming2937614078.37
Mike Atherton (c)c Taylor b Fleming671662195040.36
Graeme Hick not out 9816625510159.03
Graham Thorpe not out 4771974066.19
Extras(lb 6, nb 7, w 1)14
TOTAL72 Ov (RR: 3.54, 317 Mins)255/2d
Fall of wickets: 1-54 (Graham Gooch), 2-158 (Mike Atherton)
Craig McDermott2427603.16---07
Damien Fleming2036623.30---10
Mark Waugh21402.00---00
Shane Warne1624803.00---00
Tim May1015505.50---00
Australia 2nd Innings (T: 449 runs)
Mark Taylor (c) b Malcolm1132483649045.56
Michael Slater c Tufnell b Fraser10323628310043.64
David Boon c Hick b Gough17701071024.28
Mark Waugh lbw b Fraser2534604073.52
Michael Bevan c †Rhodes b Fraser714211050.00
Steve Waugh c †Rhodes b Fraser088000.00
Ian Healy c †Rhodes b Fraser511130045.45
Shane Warne not out 3659884061.01
Tim May not out 1064770015.62
Extras(b 12, lb 3, nb 12, w 1)28
TOTAL121.4 Ov (RR: 2.82, 514 Mins)344/7
Fall of wickets: 1-208 (Michael Slater), 2-239 (Mark Taylor), 3-265 (David Boon), 4-282 (Michael Bevan), 5-286 (Steve Waugh), 6-289 (Mark Waugh), 7-292 (Ian Healy)
Devon Malcolm2147513.57---01
Darren Gough2847212.57---10
Angus Fraser2537352.92---06
Phil Tufnell35.496101.71---05
Graeme Hick502104.20---00
Graham Gooch712703.85---00
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Sun, 01 Jan - day 1 - England 1st innings 198/7 (Angus Fraser 3*, Darren Gough 0*)
Mon, 02 Jan - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 4/0 (Michael Slater 4*, Mark Taylor 0*)
Tue, 03 Jan - day 3 - England 2nd innings 90/1 (Mike Atherton 32*, Graeme Hick 22*)
Wed, 04 Jan - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 139/0 (Mark Taylor 64*, Michael Slater 65*)
Thu, 05 Jan - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 344/7 (121.4 ov) - end of match
  • 12th Men: GD McGrath (Aus) and SD Udal (Eng)
  • Eng 1st innings
  • Crawley 50 (133b 177m 5x4) maiden Test half-century.
  • Gough 51 (56b 72m 4x4 1x6)
  • Gough was dropped in the slips at 50 by M Waugh, eventually holing out to Fleming at long-leg.
  • Malcolm 29 (18b 24m 3x4 2x6)
  • Rain delayed approx. 15 mins after lunch.
  • Play continued for 3.3 overs until again rain caused a cessation (play stopped at 2:19)
  • Play was officially abandoned at approximately 5:30 local time due to incessant drizzle.
  • Aus 1st innings
  • Healy was dismissed off the last ball before lunch.
  • Australia saved the follow-on with four byes off Malcolm.
  • Career-best figures for Gough, and his first innings haul of 5 wickets.
  • Some play lost in the last session due to rain.
  • Eng 2nd innings
  • Atherton 50 (134b 180m 3x4)
  • Hick 98* (161b 255m 10x4 1x6)
  • Hick 50 (98b 151m 5x4)
  • Atherton-Hick 100 partnership (205b 151m)
  • Eng declared about 40 minutes before Tea, giving Aus exactly 30 minutes to bat before the interval.
  • Aus 2nd innings
  • Gough's first ball of the innings was short and hit Slater on the body. He thus missed out on the hat-trick.
  • Slater (when on 74, Aus 157) was dropped by Crawley at mid-wicket when he tried to loft a ball.
  • 1 hour 50 min approx. lost to rain after lunch. With the added hour, 7 overs were lost.
  • Attendance: 126,485 David Mar, Chris Godfred, Ric Finlay
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossEngland, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
Darren Gough
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1281
Match daysday (5-day match)
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