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England v Australia
Australia in British Isles 1985 (5th Test)
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 15th, 16th, 17th, 19th, 20th August 1985 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEngland won the toss and decided to field
ResultEngland won by an innings and 118 runs
UmpiresDJ Constant, DR Shepherd
ScorersSP Austin (England), MP Ringham (Australia)
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 181/2 (Wessels 76*, Border 43*)
Close of play day 2Australia (1) 335/8 (Lawson 53*, Thomson 28*)
Close of play day 3England (1) 355/1 (Robinson 140*, Gower 169*)
Close of play day 4Australia (2) 37/5 (Ritchie 0*, Phillips 1*)
Man of the MatchRM Ellison

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Woodc Edmonds b Botham1945533- 
AMJ Hilditchc Downton b Edmonds39711125- 
KC Wesselsc Downton b Ellison832052268- 
*AR Borderc Edmonds b Ellison451111575- 
GM Ritchiec Botham b Ellison822381- 
+WB Phillipsc Robinson b Ellison1542553- 
SP O'Donnellc Downton b Taylor139-- 
GF Lawsonrun out53931407- 
CJ McDermottc Gower b Ellison3551694- 
JR Thomsonnot out28435521 
RG Hollandc Edmonds b Ellison041-- 
Extras(4 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)9
Total(all out, 113.5 overs)335
Fall of wickets:
1-44 (Wood), 2-92 (Hilditch), 3-189 (Border), 4-191 (Wessels), 5-207 (Ritchie), 6-208 (O'Donnell), 7-218 (Phillips), 8-276 (McDermott), 9-335 (Lawson), 10-335 (Holland, 113.5 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Botham27   11081--
Taylor26   5781--
Ellison31.59776--
Edmonds20   4471--
Emburey9   2210--

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GA Goochc Phillips b Thomson1928484- 
RT Robinsonb Lawson14829439318- 
*DI Gowerc Border b Lawson215314452251 
MW Gattingnot out10012721412- 
AJ Lambc Wood b McDermott4662865- 
IT Bothamc Thomson b McDermott1871112 
+PR Downtonnot out003-- 
JE Embureydid not bat      
RM Ellisondid not bat      
PH Edmondsdid not bat      
LB Taylordid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 20 lb, 22 nb)49
Total(5 wickets, declared, 134 overs)595
Fall of wickets:
1-38 (Gooch), 2-369 (Robinson), 3-463 (Gower), 4-572 (Lamb), 5-592 (Botham)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lawson37   11352--
McDermott31   21552--
Thomson19   11011--
Holland25   4950--
O'Donnell16   3690--
Border6   1130--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AMJ Hilditchc Ellison b Botham1014121- 
GM Woodc Robinson b Ellison1051821- 
KC Wesselsc Downton b Ellison1036521- 
RG Hollandlbw b Ellison011-- 
*AR Borderb Ellison21718-- 
GM Ritchiec Lamb b Emburey20102125-- 
+WB Phillipsc Gower b Edmonds599010211- 
SP O'Donnellb Botham1139401- 
GF Lawsonc Gower b Edmonds387-- 
CJ McDermottc Edmonds b Botham822231- 
JR Thomsonnot out4531- 
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 64.1 overs)142
Fall of wickets:
1-10 (Hilditch), 2-32 (Wessels), 3-32 (Holland), 4-35 (Wood), 5-36 (Border), 6-113 (Phillips), 7-117 (Ritchie), 8-120 (Lawson), 9-137 (O'Donnell), 10-142 (McDermott, 64.1 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Botham14.12523--
Taylor13   4270--
Ellison9   3274--
Edmonds15   9132--
Emburey13   5191--

Notes
--> AMJ Hilditch (1) passed 1000 runs in Test matches when he reached 14
--> KC Wessels (1) passed 13000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 30
--> CJ McDermott (1) passed his previous highest score of 18 in Test matches
--> DI Gower (1) passed his previous highest score of 200 in Test matches
--> DI Gower (1) passed his previous highest score of 200 in first-class matches
--> DI Gower (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 114
--> DI Gower (1) passed 15000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> MW Gatting (1) passed 15000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 65
--> LB Taylor made his debut in Test matches
--> JR Thomson made his last appearance in Test matches
--> LB Taylor made his debut for England in first-class matches
--> RM Ellison achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed CJ McDermott in the Australia first innings (previous best was 4-66)
--> RM Ellison achieved his first five wickets in an innings in Test matches in the Australia first innings
--> LB Taylor reached 450 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed SP O'Donnell, his 1st wicket in the Australia first innings
--> JR Thomson reached 200 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed GA Gooch, his 1st wicket in the England first innings
--> RM Ellison reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when he dismissed KC Wessels, his 1st wicket in the Australia second innings

 

 

 

 

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