5th Test, Perth, Feb 1 - 3 1997, West Indies tour of Australia
243 & 194
(10.3 ov, target 54)384 & 57/0
West Indies won by 10 wickets
player of the match
Curtly Ambrose
West Indies
Australia 1st INNINGS
Matthew Hayden c Lara b Ambrose032000.00
Mark Taylor (c)run out (Chanderpaul/Adams)25180040.00
Greg Blewett c †Browne b Simmons1765822026.15
Mark Waugh c Campbell b Ambrose791702248146.47
Steve Waugh c †Browne b Ambrose12019005.00
Michael Bevan not out 8716423512053.04
Ian Healy  b Ambrose715181046.66
Paul Reiffel c Simmons b Ambrose011000.00
Shane Warne c †Browne b Bishop929410031.03
Andy Bichel c †Browne b Bishop1527282055.55
Glenn McGrath c Ambrose b Bishop032000.00
Extras(lb 10, nb 14, w 2)26
TOTAL(80 Ov, RR: 3.03, 344 Mts)243
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Matthew Hayden), 2-7 (Mark Taylor), 3-45 (Greg Blewett), 4-49 (Steve Waugh), 5-169 (Mark Waugh), 6-186 (Ian Healy), 7-186 (Paul Reiffel), 8-216 (Shane Warne), 9-243 (Andy Bichel), 10-243 (Glenn McGrath)
Curtly Ambrose1854352.38---010
Ian Bishop1855433.00---02
Courtney Walsh902903.22---10
Phil Simmons2055812.90---16
Carl Hooper1514903.26---00
West Indies 1st INNINGS
Sherwin Campbell c †Healy b Reiffel2144523047.72
Robert Samuels c ME Waugh b Warne7622833210033.33
Shivnarine Chanderpaul c Reiffel b McGrath317190017.64
Brian Lara c †Healy b Warne13218322322172.13
Carl Hooper c †Healy b Reiffel578312410068.67
Jimmy Adams c †Healy b McGrath1831402058.06
Phil Simmons c ME Waugh b Reiffel053000.00
Courtney Browne c Warne b Reiffel032000.00
Ian Bishop c Taylor b Reiffel1344671029.54
Curtly Ambrose run out (†Healy)1544521034.09
Courtney Walsh (c)not out 511260045.45
Extras(b 5, lb 10, nb 28, w 1)44
TOTAL(111 Ov, RR: 3.45, 478 Mts)384
Fall of wickets: 1-30 (Sherwin Campbell), 2-43 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul), 3-251 (Brian Lara), 4-275 (Robert Samuels), 5-331 (Jimmy Adams), 6-332 (Phil Simmons), 7-332 (Courtney Browne), 8-359 (Carl Hooper), 9-367 (Ian Bishop), 10-384 (Curtly Ambrose)
Glenn McGrath3058622.86---05
Andy Bichel1817904.38---010
Paul Reiffel2667352.80---111
Shane Warne1985522.89---01
Greg Blewett621903.16---00
Michael Bevan503106.20---00
Steve Waugh712603.71---01
Australia 2nd INNINGS
Mark Taylor (c)c †Browne b Ambrose11314007.69
Matthew Hayden lbw b Hooper471021404046.07
Greg Blewett  b Ambrose018000.00
Mark Waugh c †Browne b Walsh933482027.27
Steve Waugh c Hooper b Walsh067000.00
Michael Bevan c Simmons b Walsh1531423048.38
Ian Healy c Chanderpaul b Walsh2931425093.54
Paul Reiffel c Adams b Walsh5651083.33
Shane Warne c Simmons b Bishop3053774056.60
Andy Bichel c Samuels b Bishop1831472058.06
Glenn McGrath not out 2660033.33
Extras(b 2, lb 8, nb 22, w 6)38
TOTAL(47.3 Ov, RR: 4.08, 226 Mts)194
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Mark Taylor), 2-17 (Greg Blewett), 3-43 (Mark Waugh), 4-48 (Steve Waugh), 5-84 (Michael Bevan), 6-105 (Matthew Hayden), 7-110 (Paul Reiffel), 8-133 (Ian Healy), 9-189 (Andy Bichel), 10-194 (Shane Warne)
Curtly Ambrose925025.55---020
Ian Bishop12.314423.52---64
Courtney Walsh2047453.70---01
Phil Simmons30903.00---02
Carl Hooper30712.33---01
West Indies 2nd INNINGS (target: 54 runs)
Sherwin Campbell not out 1628444057.14
Robert Samuels not out 3538448092.10
Extras(lb 2, nb 3, w 1)6
TOTAL(10.3 Ov, RR: 5.42)57
Glenn McGrath411403.50---01
Paul Reiffel502404.80---02
Andy Bichel1.3017011.33---10
W.A.C.A. Ground, Perth
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesWest Indies tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
Curtly Ambrose
Curtly Ambrose
Player Of The Series
Glenn McGrath
Glenn McGrath
Series resultAustralia won the 5-match series 3-2
Match numberTest no. 1353
Match daysday(5-day match)
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Darrell Hair
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Peter Willey
TV Umpire
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Terry Prue
Match Referee
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Raman Subba Row
Sat, 01 Feb - day 1 -West Indies 1st innings 25 (Sherwin Campbell 20*, Robert Samuels 0*, null ov)
Sun, 02 Feb - day 2 -West Indies 1st innings 353/7 (Carl Hooper 57*, Ian Bishop 5*, null ov)
Mon, 03 Feb - day 3 -West Indies 2nd innings 57 (10.3 ov) - end of match
Day 1
  • CA Walsh was off the field for the rest of the Australian innings after bowling 9 overs. Substitute fielder was RIC Holder
  • Due to the intense heat, IR Bishop and CEL Ambrose bowled their overs in the 3rd session in 1 over spells.
Day 2
  • RG Samuels hit 1 five
  • CL Hooper hit 1 five
Day 3
  • BC Lara acted as a runner for the whole of CA Walsh's innings
  • Due to injury, CA Walsh bowled right arm medium pace to medium-fast throughout the whole Australian second innings
  • CA Ambrose's 9th over included 9 no balls.
  • CA Ambrose's 3rd and last Test at Perth, finishing with figures of 106.3-28-310-24 @ 12.91, including a 5-wicket haul in each 1st innings. This is the most wickets by a visiting bowler at Perth (next best: RJ Hadlee 18 wickets).
  • West Indies' 5th win from 5 Tests played at the WACA Ground, including 4 matches where they did not lose a second innings wicket.
  • Australia's 14th consecutive Test without a draw, its longest run of such results since 18 Tests in 1930-34.