result
2nd Test, Sydney, Nov 29 - Dec 3 1996, West Indies tour of Australia
331 & 312/4d
(69.4 ov, target 340)304 & 215
Australia won by 124 runs
player of the match
Glenn McGrath
Australia
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Mark Taylor (c)c Chanderpaul b Bishop27901062030.00
Matthew Elliott c Lara b Bishop2945785064.44
Ricky Ponting c Samuels b Walsh928421032.14
Mark Waugh c Lara b Walsh1943682044.18
Michael Bevan c Hooper b Benjamin16921221017.39
Greg Blewett c Adams b Walsh691692398040.82
Ian Healy c Lara b Walsh441071374041.12
Shane Warne c †Browne b Bishop2845742062.22
Michael Kasprowicz c Campbell b Walsh2125311184.00
Jason Gillespie not out 1649701032.65
Glenn McGrath lbw b Adams2444570054.54
Extras(lb 10, nb 18, w 1)29
TOTAL(119.5 Ov, RR: 2.76)331
Fall of wickets: 1-54 (Matthew Elliott), 2-68 (Mark Taylor), 3-73 (Ricky Ponting), 4-94 (Mark Waugh), 5-131 (Michael Bevan), 6-224 (Ian Healy), 7-245 (Greg Blewett), 8-283 (Michael Kasprowicz), 9-288 (Shane Warne), 10-331 (Glenn McGrath)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Curtly Ambrose2557302.92---06
Courtney Walsh3069853.26---04
Kenny Benjamin2246913.13---03
Carl Hooper1461501.07---00
Ian Bishop2355532.39---15
Jimmy Adams5.511111.88---00
West Indies 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sherwin Campbell  b Blewett7715519913049.67
Robert Samuels lbw b McGrath351151423030.43
Brian Lara c †Healy b McGrath213200015.38
Carl Hooper lbw b Warne27861094031.39
Shivnarine Chanderpaul c & b Warne481361966035.29
Jimmy Adams c Bevan b McGrath3089973033.70
Courtney Browne c Blewett b McGrath044000.00
Ian Bishop c Elliott b Warne4879956060.75
Curtly Ambrose  b Gillespie917491052.94
Kenny Benjamin  b Gillespie618241033.33
Courtney Walsh (c)not out 25100040.00
Extras(b 4, lb 6, nb 10)20
TOTAL(117.2 Ov, RR: 2.59)304
Fall of wickets: 1-92 (Robert Samuels), 2-108 (Brian Lara), 3-136 (Sherwin Campbell), 4-166 (Carl Hooper), 5-229 (Jimmy Adams), 6-229 (Courtney Browne), 7-243 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul), 8-286 (Curtly Ambrose), 9-298 (Kenny Benjamin), 10-304 (Ian Bishop)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath3198242.64---011
Michael Kasprowicz1323702.84---00
Shane Warne35.2136531.83---00
Jason Gillespie2356222.69---01
Michael Bevan1103503.18---00
Greg Blewett401313.25---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Matthew Elliott retired hurt 781622449048.14
Mark Taylor (c)c Lara b Bishop1654731029.62
Ricky Ponting c †Browne b Bishop422290018.18
Mark Waugh c †Browne b Ambrose671592356042.13
Michael Bevan c †Browne b Benjamin521541665033.76
Greg Blewett not out 47621025075.80
Ian Healy not out 2232364068.75
Extras(b 4, lb 10, nb 9, w 3)26
TOTAL(106 Ov, RR: 2.94)312/4d
Fall of wickets: 1-51 (Mark Taylor), 2-67 (Ricky Ponting), 2-143* (Matthew Elliott, retired hurt), 3-209 (Mark Waugh), 4-274 (Michael Bevan)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Curtly Ambrose2026613.30---04
Courtney Walsh1963601.89---03
Ian Bishop2065422.70---31
Kenny Benjamin1644612.87---03
Jimmy Adams402105.25---00
Carl Hooper2777502.77---00
West Indies 2nd INNINGS (target: 340 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sherwin Campbell lbw b McGrath1549531030.61
Robert Samuels  b Warne1646562034.78
Brian Lara c †Healy b McGrath110140010.00
Carl Hooper c Taylor b Bevan571241656045.96
Shivnarine Chanderpaul  b Warne716895100104.41
Jimmy Adams c Blewett b McGrath520241025.00
Courtney Browne not out 2564775039.06
Ian Bishop run out (Ponting)021000.00
Curtly Ambrose  b Bevan056000.00
Kenny Benjamin c Taylor b Warne411110036.36
Courtney Walsh (c)c McGrath b Warne18171921105.88
Extras(lb 2, nb 1)3
TOTAL(69.4 Ov, RR: 3.08)215
Fall of wickets: 1-33 (Sherwin Campbell), 2-33 (Robert Samuels), 3-35 (Brian Lara), 4-152 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul), 5-157 (Jimmy Adams), 6-176 (Carl Hooper), 7-176 (Ian Bishop), 8-176 (Curtly Ambrose), 9-183 (Kenny Benjamin), 10-215 (Courtney Walsh)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath1773632.11---01
Mark Waugh401503.75---00
Jason Gillespie722703.85---00
Shane Warne27.459543.43---00
Michael Bevan1424022.85---00
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesWest Indies tour of Australia
Season1996/97
Player Of The Match
Glenn McGrath
Glenn McGrath
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1343
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Jason Gillespie
Jason Gillespie
Umpires
Australia Image
Darrell Hair
England Image
David Shepherd
TV Umpire
Australia Image
Simon Taufel
Match Referee
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Peter van der Merwe
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 29 Nov - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 224/5 (Greg Blewett 58*, Ian Healy 44*)
Sat, 30 Nov - day 2 - West Indies 1st innings 156/3 (Carl Hooper 27*, Shivnarine Chanderpaul 3*)
Sun, 01 Dec - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 77/2 (Matthew Elliott 45*, Mark Waugh 2*)
Mon, 02 Dec - day 4 - West Indies 2nd innings 27/0 (Sherwin Campbell 13*, Robert Samuels 12*)
Tue, 03 Dec - day 5 - West Indies 2nd innings 215 (69.4 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • Lunch: Aus 73/2
  • Tea: Aus 131/4
  • Crowd: 17,637
Day 2
  • Lunch: Aus 322/9
  • Tea: WI 60/0
  • Crowd: 19,210
Day 3
  • Lunch: 223/4
  • Tea taken 2 minutes early upon the WI side being dismissed
  • Crowd: 22,960
Day 4
  • During over 55, ME Waugh and MTG Elliott collided mid-pitch while taking a run. Elliott sustained a serious knee injury and was carried from the ground.
  • MTG Elliott retired hurt at 143/2
  • Lunch: Aus 144/2
  • Tea: Aus 224/3
  • ME Waugh opened the bowling with slow off-spinners
  • Crowd: 11,345
Day 5
  • Lunch: WI 152/4
  • Crowd: 8,429