Matches (15)
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NAM T20 (2)
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RESULT
4th Test, Melbourne, December 26 - 30, 2002, England tour of Australia
(T:107) 551/6d & 107/5
(f/o) 270 & 387

Australia won by 5 wickets

Player Of The Match
250 & 24
justin-langer
Australia 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Justin Langer c Caddick b Dawson25040757830161.42
Matthew Hayden c Crawley b Caddick10214918910368.45
Ricky Ponting  b White2132403065.62
Damien Martyn c Trescothick b White1730383056.66
Steve Waugh (c)c †Foster b White7711715915065.81
Martin Love not out 621411604043.97
Adam Gilchrist  b Dawson1690016.66
Extras(lb 11, nb 5, w 5)21
TOTAL146 Ov (RR: 3.77, 588 Mts)551/6d
Fall of wickets: 1-195 (Matthew Hayden, 44.2 ov), 2-235 (Ricky Ponting, 53.5 ov), 3-265 (Damien Martyn, 63.6 ov), 4-394 (Steve Waugh, 103.3 ov), 5-545 (Justin Langer, 143.5 ov), 6-551 (Adam Gilchrist, 145.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Andy Caddick36612613.5016416013
44.2 to ML Hayden, . 195/1
Steve Harmison36710803.0016914101
Craig White33513334.0314014201
53.5 to RT Ponting, . 235/2
63.6 to DR Martyn, . 265/3
103.3 to SR Waugh, . 394/4
Richard Dawson28112124.3210714100
143.5 to JL Langer, . 545/5
145.6 to AC Gilchrist, . 551/6
Mark Butcher1325204.00577040
England 1st INNINGS 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Marcus Trescothick c †Gilchrist b Lee3775936149.33
Michael Vaughan  b McGrath1117262064.70
Mark Butcher lbw b Gillespie25781113032.05
Nasser Hussain (c)c Hayden b MacGill2458873041.37
Richard Dawson c Love b MacGill618221033.33
Rob Key lbw b Lee024000.00
John Crawley c Langer b Gillespie1745612037.77
Craig White not out 851341829363.43
James Foster lbw b Waugh1976760025.00
Andy Caddick  b Gillespie1730301156.66
Steve Harmison c †Gilchrist b Gillespie214160014.28
Extras(b 3, lb 10, nb 14)27
TOTAL89.3 Ov (RR: 3.01, 364 Mts)270
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Michael Vaughan, 6.2 ov), 2-73 (Marcus Trescothick, 22.4 ov), 3-94 (Mark Butcher, 32.1 ov), 4-111 (Richard Dawson, 37.6 ov), 5-113 (Rob Key, 38.4 ov), 6-118 (Nasser Hussain, 41.6 ov), 7-172 (John Crawley, 54.2 ov), 8-227 (James Foster, 76.5 ov), 9-264 (Andy Caddick, 85.5 ov), 10-270 (Steve Harmison, 89.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath1654112.56815002
6.2 to MP Vaughan, . 13/1
Jason Gillespie16.372541.51873001
32.1 to MA Butcher, . 94/3
54.2 to JP Crawley, . 172/7
85.5 to AR Caddick, . 264/9
89.3 to SJ Harmison, . 270/10
Stuart MacGill361010823.001686500
37.6 to RKJ Dawson, . 111/4
41.6 to N Hussain, . 118/6
Brett Lee1747024.118211007
22.4 to ME Trescothick, . 73/2
38.4 to RWT Key, . 113/5
Steve Waugh401313.25171000
76.5 to JS Foster, . 227/8
England 2nd INNINGS (FOLLOWING ON) 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Marcus Trescothick lbw b MacGill3746685180.43
Michael Vaughan c Love b MacGill14521827719366.51
Mark Butcher c Love b Gillespie629360020.68
Nasser Hussain (c)c & b McGrath2370913032.85
Rob Key c Ponting b Gillespie521091277047.70
John Crawley  b Lee331051373031.42
Craig White c †Gilchrist b MacGill2162953033.87
James Foster c Love b MacGill613221046.15
Richard Dawson not out 1545572033.33
Andy Caddick c Waugh b MacGill1019271052.63
Steve Harmison  b Gillespie715111046.66
Extras(b 3, lb 21, nb 6, w 2)32
TOTAL120.4 Ov (RR: 3.20, 477 Mts)387
Fall of wickets: 1-67 (Marcus Trescothick, 15.6 ov), 2-89 (Mark Butcher, 24.6 ov), 3-169 (Nasser Hussain, 48.5 ov), 4-236 (Michael Vaughan, 69.4 ov), 5-287 (Rob Key, 81.1 ov), 6-342 (John Crawley, 104.5 ov), 7-342 (Craig White, 105.3 ov), 8-356 (James Foster, 109.5 ov), 9-378 (Andy Caddick, 117.5 ov), 10-387 (Steve Harmison, 120.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath1954412.31946000
48.5 to N Hussain, . 169/3
Jason Gillespie24.467132.871167100
24.6 to MA Butcher, . 89/2
81.1 to RWT Key, . 287/5
120.4 to SJ Harmison, . 387/10
Stuart MacGill481015253.1622420300
15.6 to ME Trescothick, . 67/1
69.4 to MP Vaughan, . 236/4
105.3 to C White, . 342/7
109.5 to JS Foster, . 356/8
117.5 to AR Caddick, . 378/9
Brett Lee2748713.2212511026
104.5 to JP Crawley, . 342/6
Steve Waugh20904.5071000
Australia 2nd INNINGS (Target: 107 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Justin Langer lbw b Caddick2456921042.85
Matthew Hayden c sub (AJ Tudor) b Caddick12100050.00
Ricky Ponting c †Foster b Harmison3035413185.71
Damien Martyn c †Foster b Harmison033000.00
Steve Waugh (c)c Butcher b Caddick1425302056.00
Martin Love not out 614250042.85
Adam Gilchrist not out 1013202076.92
Extras(b 8, lb 5, nb 9)22
TOTAL23.1 Ov (RR: 4.61, 113 Mts)107/5
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Matthew Hayden, 2.1 ov), 2-58 (Ricky Ponting, 11.2 ov), 3-58 (Damien Martyn, 11.5 ov), 4-83 (Steve Waugh, 18.1 ov), 5-90 (Justin Langer, 18.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Andy Caddick1215134.25535102
2.1 to ML Hayden, . 8/1
18.1 to SR Waugh, . 83/4
18.5 to JL Langer, . 90/5
Steve Harmison11.114323.85503007
11.2 to RT Ponting, . 58/2
11.5 to DR Martyn, . 58/3
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MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
Series
Season2002/03
Player Of The Match
Australia
Justin Langer
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 4-0
Match numberTest no. 1634
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Martin Love
Martin Love
Umpires
South Africa
David Orchard
Zimbabwe
Russell Tiffin
TV Umpire
Australia
Darrell Hair
Match Referee
Pakistan
Wasim Raja
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 26 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 356/3 (Justin Langer 146*, Steve Waugh 62*, 90 ov)
Fri, 27 Dec - day 2 - England 1st innings 97/3 (Nasser Hussain 17*, Richard Dawson 0*, 34 ov)
Sat, 28 Dec - day 3 - England 2nd innings 111/2 (Michael Vaughan 55*, Nasser Hussain 8*, 34 ov)
Sun, 29 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 8/0 (Justin Langer 4*, Matthew Hayden 1*, 2 ov)
Mon, 30 Dec - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 107/5 (23.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
  • Australia-2 50 (10.2 overs, 48 minutes)
  • Australia-2 Langer/Ponting 50 partnership (41 minutes, 52 balls)
  • Crowd Day 5: 18666