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Test # 1550
The Ashes, 2001, 1st Test
England v Australia
Edgbaston, Birmingham
5,6,7,8 July 2001 (5-day match)

Result: Australia won by an innings and 118 runs
Series: Australia leads the 5-Test series 1-0

Toss: Australia
Umpires: SA Bucknor (WI) and G Sharp
TV Umpire: KE Palmer
Match Referee: Talat Ali (Pak)
Test Debut: U Afzaal (Eng).
Man of the Match: AC Gilchrist

Close of Play:

  • Day 1: England 294, Australia 133/2 (Slater 76*, ME Waugh 0*; 22 overs)
  • Day 2: Australia 332/4 (SR Waugh 101*, Martyn 34*; 81.2 overs)
  • Day 3: Australia 576, England 48/1 (Trescothick 21*, Butcher 15*; 13 overs)
    England 1st innings                                             R   M   B  4 6
    MA Atherton           c ME Waugh         b Gillespie           57 146 107 10 0
    ME Trescothick        c Warne            b Gillespie            0   5   2  0 0
    MA Butcher            c Ponting          b Warne               38 111  71  4 0
    *N Hussain            lbw                b McGrath             13  54  35  1 0
    IJ Ward                                  b McGrath             23  50  39  2 0
    +AJ Stewart           lbw                b McGrath             65 130  82  9 0
    U Afzaal                                 b Warne                4  11   9  0 0
    C White               lbw                b Warne                4   9   8  0 0
    AF Giles              c Gilchrist        b Warne                7  16  13  1 0
    D Gough               c Gillespie        b Warne                0   2   3  0 0
    AR Caddick            not out                                  49  59  40  7 1
    Extras                (b 10, lb 8, nb 16)                      34
    Total                 (all out, 65.3 overs, 289 mins)         294
    
    FoW: 1-2 (Trescothick, 1.1 ov), 2-106 (Butcher, 24.2 ov),
         3-123 (Atherton, 31.3 ov), 4-136 (Hussain, 37.4 ov),
         5-159 (Ward, 43.2 ov), 6-170 (Afzaal, 46.1 ov),
         7-174 (White, 48.3 ov), 8-191 (Giles, 52.2 ov),
         9-191 (Gough, 52.5 ov), 10-294 (Stewart, 65.3 ov).
    
    Bowling                      O      M      R      W
    McGrath                     17.3    2     67      3 (3nb)
    Gillespie                   17      3     67      2 (4nb)
    Lee                         12      2     71      0 (7nb)
    Warne                       19      4     71      5 (2nb)
    
    Australia 1st innings                                           R   M   B  4 6
    MJ Slater                                b Gough               77 111  82 13 0
    ML Hayden             c White            b Giles               35  69  41  6 1
    RT Ponting            lbw                b Gough               11  23  13  2 0
    ME Waugh              c Stewart          b Caddick             49 188 143  7 0
    *SR Waugh             lbw                b Gough              105 244 181 13 0
    DR Martyn             c Trescothick      b Butcher            105 222 165 15 0
    +AC Gilchrist         c Caddick          b White              152 204 143 20 5
    SK Warne              c Atherton         b Butcher              8  12  10  2 0
    B Lee                 c Atherton         b Butcher              0   4   1  0 0
    JN Gillespie          lbw                b Butcher              0   3   3  0 0
    GD McGrath            not out                                   1  35  19  0 0
    Extras                (b 3, lb 7, nb 23)                       33
    Total                 (all out, 129.4 overs, 545 mins)        576
    
    FoW: 1-98 (Hayden, 14.6 ov), 2-130 (Ponting, 19.4 ov),
         3-134 (Slater, 23.1 ov), 4-267 (ME Waugh, 63.6 ov),
         5-336 (SR Waugh, 83.2 ov), 6-496 (Martyn, 117.3 ov),
         7-511 (Warne, 119.6 ov), 8-513 (Lee, 121.1 ov),
         9-513 (Gillespie, 121.4 ov), 10-576 (Gilchrist, 129.4 ov).
    
    Bowling                      O      M      R      W
    Gough                       33      6    152      3 (10nb)
    Caddick                     36      0    163      1 (12nb)
    White                       26.4    5    101      1 (1nb)
    Giles                       25      0    108      1
    Butcher                      9      3     42      4
    
    England 2nd innings                                             R   M   B  4 6
    MA Atherton           c ME Waugh         b McGrath              4  34   9  1 0
    ME Trescothick        c ME Waugh         b Warne               76 208 113 11 2
    MA Butcher            c Gilchrist        b Lee                 41  95  73  5 0
    *N Hussain            retired hurt                              9  26  20  1 0
    IJ Ward                                  b Lee                  3  12   3  0 0
    +AJ Stewart           c Warne            b Gillespie            5   6   6  1 0
    U Afzaal              lbw                b Gillespie            2  10   6  0 0
    C White                                  b Gillespie            0   8   6  0 0
    AF Giles              c ME Waugh         b Warne                0  22  12  0 0
    D Gough               lbw                b Warne                0   1   1  0 0
    AR Caddick            not out                                   6  14  15  1 0
    Extras                (b 1, lb 5, nb 12)                       18
    Total                 (all out, 42.1 overs, 218 mins)         164
    
    FoW: 1-4 (Atherton, 2.3 ov), 2-99 (Butcher, 24.2 ov),
         3-142 (Ward, 32.1 ov), 4-148 (Stewart, 33.1 ov),
         5-150 (Afzaal, 35.3 ov), 6-154 (White, 37.3 ov),
         7-155 (Trescothick, 38.1 ov), 8-155 (Gough, 38.2 ov),
         9-164 (Giles, 42.1 ov).
    
    Bowling                      O      M      R      W
    McGrath                     13      5     34      1 (5nb)
    Gillespie                   11      2     52      3 (4nb)
    Warne                       10.1    4     29      3 (1nb)
    ME Waugh                     1      0      6      0
    Lee                          7      0     37      2 (2nb)
    

    • 4th Umpire - TE Jesty
    • 12th Men: Australia - DW Fleming

      Day 1

    • England 100 off 141 balls in 106 minutes
    • Lunch: England 106-2 (Atherton 48, Hussain 0)
    • MA Atherton 50 off 141 balls 106 mins
    • Tea: England 191-7 (Stewart 19, Giles 7)
    • 50 partnership Stewart/Caddick off 40 balls in 28 mins
    • AJ Stewart 50 off 72 balls in 115 mins
    • 100 partnership Stewart/Caddick off 74 balls in 56 mins
    • MJ Slater 50 off 48 balls in 58 mins, 11x4

      Day 2

    • Lunch: Australia 238-3 ( ME Waugh 29, SR Waugh 62)
    • Tea: Australia 332-4 (SR Waugh 101, Martyn 34)
    • Rain break tea until 4.45pm
    • Darren Gough took new ball over 82, 332/4
    • SR Waugh 50 in 93 min off 71 balls, 7x4
    • SR Waugh 100 in 225 min off 164 balls 13x4
    • Bad light stopped play at 4.46pm after 2 balls were bowled at the restart
    • play ended for the day at 17.40

      Day 3

    • DR Martyn 50 in 102 min off 76 balls, 6x4
    • Bad light stopped play 11.56-2.35pm
    • Lunch: Australia 1st innings 381-5 (Martyn 65, Gilchrist 14)
    • Restart at 14:35 local time
    • DR Martyn 100 in 223 min off 163 balls, 14x4
    • Australia 400 in 421 min off 97.2 overs
    • Australia 450 in 469 min off 108.2 overs
    • AC Gilchrist 50 in 104 min off 70 balls 7x4
    • Tea: Australia 1st innings 486-5 (Martyn 99, Gilchrist 81)
    • Australia 500 in 512 min off 118.4 overs
    • AC Gilchrist 100 in 178 min, 118 balls, 14x4, 1x6
    • Australia 550 in 556 min off 127.3 overs
    • England 2nd innings: 1x5 ball over (McGrath's 2nd over, called by umpire Bucknor)

      Day 4

    • Trescothick's 50 in the England second innings in 127 minutes, 81 balls
    • N Hussain retired hurt at 117/2 (9*, 20 balls, 1x4)




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    Tour Index

    Team Pages: England, Australia.

    Ground Page: Edgbaston, Birmingham

    England Player Pages: MA Atherton, ME Trescothick, MA Butcher, N Hussain, IJ Ward, AJ Stewart, U Afzaal, C White, AF Giles, D Gough, AR Caddick.

    Australia Player Pages: MJ Slater, ML Hayden, RT Ponting, ME Waugh, SR Waugh, DR Martyn, AC Gilchrist, SK Warne, B Lee, JN Gillespie, GD McGrath.

    Match Officials' Pages: SA Bucknor, G Sharp, KE Palmer, Talat Ali.

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