result
4th Test, Melbourne, Dec 26 - 30 2002, England tour of Australia
(23.1 ov, target 107)551/6d & 107/5
(f/o) 270 & 387
Australia won by 5 wickets
player of the match
Justin Langer
Australia
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
TOTAL(146 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
Steve Harmison36710803.0016914101
Craig White33513334.0314014201
Richard Dawson28112124.3210714100
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
TOTAL(89.3 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
Jason Gillespie16.372541.51873001
Stuart MacGill361010823.001686500
Brett Lee1747024.118211007
Steve Waugh401313.25171000
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
TOTAL(120.4 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
Jason Gillespie24.467132.871167100
Stuart MacGill481015253.1622420300
Brett Lee2748713.2212511026
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
TOTAL(23.1 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
Steve Harmison11.114323.85503007
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season2002/03
Player Of The Match
Justin Langer
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
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David Orchard
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Russell Tiffin
TV Umpire
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Darrell Hair
Match Referee
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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
  • Hours of play: 11.00am - 1.00pm, 1.40pm - 3.40pm, 4.00pm - 6.00pm
  • 4th Offical - RL Parry
  • 12th Men - AJ Bichel (Aus), AJ Tudor (Eng).
Day 1
  • Australia 50 (17.0 overs, 78 minutes)
  • Australia Langer/Hayden 50 partnership (78 minutes, 104 balls)
  • Australia Hayden 50 (112 minutes, 92 balls)
  • Australia 100 (130 minutes, 30.4 overs)
  • Australia Hayden/Langer 100 partnership (130 minutes, 186 balls)
  • Australia Langer 50 (135 minutes, 86 balls)
  • Australia 1st innings: 1x7 ball over (Dawson's 6th over)
  • Australia 150 (37.5 overs, 160 minutes)
  • Australia Langer/Hayden 150 partnership (160 minutes, 229 balls)
  • Australia Hayden 100 (177 minutes, 138 balls)
  • Hayden became the first Australian to score six centuries in a calendar year
  • Australia 200 (197 minutes, 46.1 overs)
  • Australia Langer 100 (205 minutes, 135 balls)
  • Australia 250 (61.5 overs, 259 minutes)
  • Australia 300 (70.3 overs, 297 minutes)
  • Australia Langer/Waugh 50 partnership (49 minutes,, 73 balls)
  • Australia Waugh 50 (59 minutes, 49 balls)
  • Attendance: 64189 (sell-out)
Day 2
  • Australia 350 (359 minutes, 86.4 overs)
  • Australia Langer/Waugh 100 partnership (114 minutes, 173 balls)
  • Australia Langer 150 (388 minutes, 266 balls)
  • Australia 400 (437 minutes, 105.4 ovees)
  • Australia 450 (105.4 overs, 437 minutes)
  • Australia Langer/Love 50 partnership (59 minutes, 95 balls)
  • Australia Langer 200 (500 minutes, 356 balls)
  • Australia 500 (133.5 overs, 541 minutes)
  • Australia Langer/Love 100 partnership (108 minutes, 176 balls)
  • Australia Love 50 (134 minutes, 121 balls)
  • Australia Langer 250 (573 minutes, 403 balls)
  • Australia 550 (145.4 overs, 587 minutes)
  • Australia Langer/Love 150 partnership (148 minutes, 238 balls)
  • England 50 (16.3 overs, 70 minutes)
  • England Trescothick/Butcher 50 partnership (48 minutes, 79 balls)
  • Attendance: 50451
Day 3
  • England-1 100 (34.2 overs, 147 minutes)
  • England-1 150 (49.3 overs, 210 minutes)
  • England-1 Crawley/White 50 partnership (48 minutes, 79 balls)
  • England-1 200 (67.3 overs, 283 minutes)
  • England-1 250 (335 minutes 82.4 overs)
  • England-1 White 50 (107 minutes, 80 balls)
  • England-1 White/Foster 50 partnership (81 minutes, 122 balls)
  • England-2 50 (13.2 overs, 58 minutes)
  • Crowd Day 3: 32057
  • England-2 100 (28.3 overs, 118 minutes)
  • England-2 Vaughan 50 (127 minutes, 94 balls)
  • England 2nd innings: 1x7 ball over (32nd over, SCG MacGill's 12th over)
Day 4
  • England-2 Vaughan/Hussain 50 partnership (74 minutes, 117 balls)
  • England-2 Vaughan 100 (202 minutes, 153 balls)
  • England-2 Vaughan/Key 50 (52 minutes, 77 balls)
  • England-2 Key 50 (114 minutes, 92 balls)
  • England-2 Key/Crawley 50 partnership (41 minutes, 62 balls)
  • England-2 150 (45.4 overs, 184 minutes)
  • England-2 200 (59.1 overs, 236 minutes)
  • England-2 250 (73.3 overs, 293 minutes)
  • England-2 300 (83.0 overs, 332 minutes)
  • Crowd Day 4: 12295
Day 5
  • Australia-2 50 (10.2 overs, 48 minutes)
  • Australia-2 Langer/Ponting 50 partnership (41 minutes, 52 balls)
  • Crowd Day 5: 18666