England v Australia
Australia in British Isles 1997 (2nd Test)
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd June 1997 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresDR Shepherd, S Venkataraghavan
TV umpireDJ Constant
RefereeRS Madugalle
ScorersDC Kendix (England), MK Walsh (Australia)
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2England (1) 38/3 (Hussain 10*, Thorpe 13*)
Close of play day 3Australia (1) 131/2 (Elliott 55*, ME Waugh 26*)
Close of play day 4Australia (1) 213/7 (Healy 13*, Reiffel 1*)
Man of the MatchGD McGrath

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MA Butcherc Blewett b McGrath526271- 
*MA Athertonc Taylor b McGrath12437-- 
+AJ Stewartb McGrath11319-- 
N Hussainlbw b McGrath19731082- 
GP Thorpec Blewett b Reiffel2149604- 
JP Crawleyc Healy b McGrath11722-- 
MA Ealhamc Elliott b Reiffel730511- 
RDB Croftc Healy b McGrath21318-- 
D Goughc Healy b McGrath1010122- 
AR Caddicklbw b McGrath158-- 
DE Malcolmnot out003-- 
Extras(4 b, 5 nb)9
Total(all out, 187 minutes, 42.3 overs)77
Fall of wickets:
1-11 (Butcher), 2-12 (Atherton), 3-13 (Stewart), 4-47 (Thorpe), 5-56 (Crawley), 6-62 (Hussain), 7-66 (Croft), 8-76 (Gough), 9-77 (Ealham), 10-77 (Caddick, 42.3 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Reiffel15   9172-3
Kasprowicz5   190-2
Warne2   090--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MA Taylorb Gough11516-- 
MTG Elliottc Crawley b Caddick11218024020- 
GS Blewettc Hussain b Croft4570837- 
ME Waughc Malcolm b Caddick3360821- 
SK Warnec Hussain b Gough045-- 
SR Waughlbw b Caddick013-- 
MG Bevanc Stewart b Caddick4781- 
+IA Healynot out1323442- 
PR Reiffelnot out166-- 
MS Kasprowiczdid not bat      
GD McGrathdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb)4
Total(7 wickets, declared, 247 minutes, 61 overs)213
Fall of wickets:
1-4 (Taylor), 2-73 (Blewett), 3-147 (ME Waugh), 4-147 (Warne), 5-147 (SR Waugh), 6-159 (Bevan), 7-212 (Elliott)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gough20   4822--
Caddick22   6714--
Malcolm7   1260--
Croft12   5301--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MA Butcherb Warne8721026614- 
*MA Atherton hit wkt b Kasprowicz7715922010- 
+AJ Stewartc Kasprowicz b McGrath1324292- 
N Hussainc and b Warne055-- 
GP Thorpenot out3039614- 
JP Crawleynot out2945514- 
MA Ealhamdid not bat      
RDB Croftdid not bat      
D Goughdid not bat      
AR Caddickdid not bat      
DE Malcolmdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 14 lb, 7 nb, 1 w)30
Total(4 wickets, declared, 318 minutes, 79 overs)266
Fall of wickets:
1-162 (Atherton), 2-189 (Stewart), 3-197 (Hussain), 4-202 (Butcher)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McGrath20   5651-2
Reiffel13   5290-2
Kasprowicz15   3541-4
Warne19   44721-
Bevan8   1290--
SR Waugh4   0200--

--> MTG Elliott (1) passed his previous highest score of 85 in Test matches
--> MA Butcher (2) passed his previous highest score of 14 in Test matches
--> AJ Stewart (2) passed 4500 runs in Test matches when he reached 8
--> GD McGrath achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed D Gough in the England first innings (previous best was 6-47)
--> GD McGrath achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches when he dismissed D Gough in the England first innings (previous best was 6-47)

Rain stopped play after 21 overs. England 38/3 (Hussain 10*, Thorpe 13*).
Australia 1st Innings: Crawley kept wicket while Stewart was off the field at the start of the innings (back spasms).





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