result
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
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
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)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Curtly Ambrose1854352.38---010
Ian Bishop1855433.00---02
Courtney Walsh902903.22---10
Phil Simmons2055812.90---16
Carl Hooper1514903.26---00
West Indies 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
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)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
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
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
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)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
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)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
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
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath411403.50---01
Paul Reiffel502404.80---02
Andy Bichel1.3017011.33---10
MATCH DETAILS
W.A.C.A. Ground, Perth
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesWest Indies tour of Australia
Season1996/97
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)
Umpires
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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
CLOSE OF PLAY
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
MATCH NOTES
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.