England v Australia
Australia in British Isles 1997 (5th Test)
VenueTrent Bridge, Nottingham on 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th August 1997 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralia won by 264 runs
UmpiresCJ Mitchley, DR Shepherd
TV umpireAA Jones
RefereeCW Smith
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 302/3 (ME Waugh 60*, SR Waugh 38*)
Close of play day 2England (1) 188/4 (Thorpe 30*, AJ Hollioake 15*)
Close of play day 3Australia (2) 167/4 (SR Waugh 10*, Ponting 5*)
Man of the MatchIA Healy

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MTG Elliottc Stewart b Headley6911715810- 
*MA Taylorb Caddick7615521912- 
GS Blewettc Stewart b BC Hollioake501151427- 
ME Waughlbw b Caddick681241747- 
SR Waughb Malcolm7510217013- 
RT Pontingb Headley915151- 
+IA Healyc AJ Hollioake b Malcolm1618292- 
SK Warnec Thorpe b Malcolm0511-- 
PR Reiffelc Thorpe b Headley2645624- 
JN Gillespienot out1834532- 
GD McGrathb Headley1610-- 
Extras(4 b, 10 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)19
Total(all out, 526 minutes, 121.5 overs)427
Fall of wickets:
1-117 (Elliott), 2-160 (Taylor), 3-225 (Blewett), 4-311 (ME Waugh), 5-325 (Ponting), 6-355 (Healy), 7-363 (Warne), 8-386 (SR Waugh), 9-419 (Reiffel), 10-427 (McGrath)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Malcolm25   510031-
Caddick30   41022-1
BC Hollioake10   1571-1
Croft19   7430--
AJ Hollioake7   0240--

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MA Athertonc Healy b Warne27751113- 
+AJ Stewartc Healy b Warne8710713614- 
JP Crawleyc Healy b McGrath1844632- 
N Hussainb Warne22227-- 
GP Thorpec Blewett b Warne531181546- 
AJ Hollioakec Taylor b Reiffel459413961 
BC Hollioakec ME Waugh b Reiffel2839575- 
RDB Croftc Blewett b McGrath18344021 
AR Caddickc Healy b McGrath0617-- 
DW Headleynot out1017242- 
DE Malcolmb McGrath1212203- 
Extras(2 b, 6 lb, 5 nb)13
Total(all out, 398 minutes, 93.5 overs)313
Fall of wickets:
1-106 (Atherton), 2-129 (Stewart), 3-135 (Hussain), 4-141 (Crawley), 5-243 (AJ Hollioake), 6-243 (Thorpe), 7-272 (Croft), 8-290 (BC Hollioake), 9-290 (Caddick), 10-313 (Malcolm)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Reiffel21   21012-3
Gillespie11   3470-1
Warne32   8864-1

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MA Taylorc Hussain b BC Hollioake451001357- 
MTG Elliottc Crawley b Caddick3740647- 
GS Blewettc Stewart b Caddick60941287- 
ME Waughlbw b Headley722321- 
SR Waughc AJ Hollioake b Caddick1425592- 
RT Pontingc Stewart b AJ Hollioake451311684- 
+IA Healyc Stewart b AJ Hollioake63781049- 
SK Warnec Thorpe b Croft203648-1 
PR Reiffelc BC Hollioake b Croft2237563- 
JN Gillespiec Thorpe b Headley41919-- 
GD McGrathnot out11616-- 
Extras(1 b, 11 lb, 6 nb)18
Total(all out, 419 minutes, 98.5 overs)336
Fall of wickets:
1-51 (Elliott), 2-105 (Taylor), 3-134 (ME Waugh), 4-156 (Blewett), 5-171 (SR Waugh), 6-276 (Healy), 7-292 (Ponting), 8-314 (Warne), 9-326 (Gillespie), 10-336 (Reiffel)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Malcolm16   4520--
Headley19   3562-1
Caddick20   2853-3
BC Hollioake5   1261--
AJ Hollioake12   2312-1

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MA Athertonc Healy b McGrath832371- 
+AJ Stewartc SR Waugh b Reiffel1622393- 
JP Crawleyc Healy b Gillespie3341664- 
N Hussainb Gillespie2137492- 
GP Thorpenot out829212713- 
AJ Hollioakelbw b Gillespie2717-- 
BC Hollioakelbw b Warne22531-- 
RDB Croftc McGrath b Warne668-1 
AR Caddicklbw b Warne01015-- 
DW Headleyc Healy b McGrath426351- 
DE Malcolmc ME Waugh b McGrath022-- 
Extras(6 b, 2 lb, 4 nb)12
Total(all out, 217 minutes, 48.5 overs)186
Fall of wickets:
1-25 (Atherton), 2-25 (Stewart), 3-78 (Hussain), 4-99 (Crawley), 5-121 (AJ Hollioake), 6-144 (BC Hollioake), 7-150 (Croft), 8-166 (Caddick), 9-186 (Headley), 10-186 (Malcolm)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Reiffel11   3341-2
Gillespie8   0653-3
Warne16   4433-1

--> The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
--> Day 1 Lunch: Australia (1) 84/0 (Elliott 49*, Taylor 34*)
--> Day 1 Tea: Australia (1) 181/2 (Blewett 25*, ME Waugh 6*)
--> Day 2 Lunch: Australia (1) 405/8 (Reiffel 19*, Gillespie 9*)
--> Day 2 Tea: England (1) 76/0 (Stewart 52*, Atherton 18*)
--> Day 3 Lunch: England (1) 272/7 (BC Hollioake 11*)
--> Day 3 Tea: Australia (2) 56/1 (Taylor 12*, Blewett 5*)
--> Day 4 Lunch: Australia (2) 278/6 (Ponting 41*, Warne 0*)
--> Day 4 Tea: England (2) 25/1 (Stewart 16*)
--> MTG Elliott (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 31
--> MA Taylor (1) passed 6000 runs in Test matches when he reached 61
--> GP Thorpe (1) passed 13500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 49
--> AJ Hollioake made his debut in Test matches
--> BC Hollioake made his debut in Test matches
--> RT Ponting (2) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 34
--> JP Crawley (2) passed 1000 runs in Test matches when he reached 5
--> AJ Hollioake made his debut for England in first-class matches
--> BC Hollioake made his debut for England in first-class matches
--> AR Caddick reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when he dismissed ME Waugh, his 2nd wicket in the Australia first innings
--> AR Caddick reached 50 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed ME Waugh, his 2nd wicket in the Australia first innings
--> SK Warne reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when he dismissed GP Thorpe, his 4th wicket in the England first innings

McGrath was warned for running on the pitch in his follow through after the 37th over.





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