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3rd Test, Melbourne, December 26 - 28, 1996, West Indies tour of Australia
219 & 122
(T:87) 255 & 87/4

West Indies won by 6 wickets

Player Of The Match
5/55 & 4/17
Australia 1st Innings
West Indies 1st Innings
Australia 2nd Innings
West Indies 2nd Innings
Match Flow
Australia 1st Innings 
Mark Taylor (c) b Ambrose740520017.50
Matthew Hayden c Hooper b Ambrose519270026.31
Justin Langer run out (Adams)1220420160.00
Mark Waugh lbw b Ambrose011000.00
Steve Waugh c †Murray b Bishop581311634044.27
Greg Blewett run out (sub [AFG Griffith])621542234040.25
Ian Healy c Hooper b Ambrose3647614076.59
Paul Reiffel c Samuels b Benjamin048000.00
Shane Warne c Campbell b Bishop1028380035.71
Jason Gillespie not out 423390017.39
Glenn McGrath c Hooper b Ambrose035000.00
Extras(lb 8, nb 17)25
TOTAL74.5 Ov (RR: 2.92, 334 Mins)219
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Matthew Hayden), 2-26 (Mark Taylor), 3-26 (Mark Waugh), 4-27 (Justin Langer), 5-129 (Steve Waugh), 6-195 (Ian Healy), 7-200 (Paul Reiffel), 8-203 (Greg Blewett), 9-217 (Shane Warne), 10-219 (Glenn McGrath)
Curtly Ambrose24.575552.21---012
Ian Bishop1113122.81---02
Kenny Benjamin1926413.36---02
Courtney Walsh1404303.07---05
Jimmy Adams10404.00---00
Carl Hooper511402.80---00
West Indies 1st Innings 
Sherwin Campbell lbw b McGrath731270022.58
Robert Samuels c Taylor b Warne17821412020.73
Shivnarine Chanderpaul c & b McGrath581472094039.45
Brian Lara c Warne b McGrath218260011.11
Carl Hooper run out (McGrath)725220028.00
Jimmy Adams not out 741882495039.36
Junior Murray c Reiffel b McGrath531171163045.29
Ian Bishop lbw b McGrath038000.00
Curtly Ambrose  b Warne819291042.10
Kenny Benjamin  b Reiffel1113142084.61
Courtney Walsh (c)c ME Waugh b Warne417320023.52
Extras(b 4, lb 7, nb 3)14
TOTAL109.1 Ov (RR: 2.33, 441 Mins)255
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Sherwin Campbell), 2-62 (Robert Samuels), 3-71 (Brian Lara), 4-86 (Carl Hooper), 5-107 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul), 6-197 (Junior Murray), 7-197 (Ian Bishop), 8-215 (Curtly Ambrose), 9-230 (Kenny Benjamin), 10-255 (Courtney Walsh)
Glenn McGrath30115051.66---00
Paul Reiffel2987612.62---05
Shane Warne28.137232.55---00
Jason Gillespie32501.66---00
Greg Blewett931902.11---00
Steve Waugh1052202.20---00
Australia 2nd Innings 
Matthew Hayden  b Ambrose053000.00
Mark Taylor (c)c Hooper b Walsh1048781020.83
Justin Langer c Hooper b Ambrose0712000.00
Mark Waugh lbw b Walsh1954811035.18
Steve Waugh  b Benjamin37871452042.52
Greg Blewett c †Murray b Walsh717251041.17
Ian Healy  b Benjamin057000.00
Paul Reiffel lbw b Benjamin811171072.72
Shane Warne c Adams b Ambrose1828364064.28
Jason Gillespie lbw b Ambrose220180010.00
Glenn McGrath not out 59170055.55
Extras(lb 4, nb 11, w 1)16
TOTAL45.5 Ov (RR: 2.66, 224 Mins)122
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Matthew Hayden), 2-3 (Justin Langer), 3-28 (Mark Taylor), 4-47 (Mark Waugh), 5-64 (Greg Blewett), 6-65 (Ian Healy), 7-76 (Paul Reiffel), 8-107 (Shane Warne), 9-113 (Jason Gillespie), 10-122 (Steve Waugh)
Curtly Ambrose1241741.41---05
Ian Bishop1022602.60---13
Kenny Benjamin12.553432.64---02
Courtney Walsh1144133.72---05
West Indies 2nd Innings (T: 87 runs)
Sherwin Campbell c Hayden b McGrath043000.00
Robert Samuels lbw b McGrath13123020108.33
Shivnarine Chanderpaul  b Reiffel4082973048.78
Brian Lara c Hayden b McGrath29170022.22
Carl Hooper not out 2736572075.00
Jimmy Adams not out 1340033.33
Extras(nb 4)4
TOTAL23.5 Ov (RR: 3.65)87/4
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Sherwin Campbell), 2-25 (Robert Samuels), 3-32 (Brian Lara), 4-82 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul)
Glenn McGrath914134.55---00
Paul Reiffel921611.77---04
Shane Warne301705.66---00
Greg Blewett2.501304.58---00
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Thu, 26 Dec - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 29/1 (Robert Samuels 10*, Shivnarine Chanderpaul 11*)
Fri, 27 Dec - day 2 - West Indies 1st innings 233/9 (Jimmy Adams 54*, Courtney Walsh 2*)
Sat, 28 Dec - day 3 - West Indies 2nd innings 87/4 (23.5 ov) - end of match
  • Aggregate 3-day crowd: 131,671
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
West Indies
Curtly Ambrose
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 1346
Match daysday (5-day match)
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