1997 The Ashes - 1st Test - Birmingham Standard Scorecard   
Match Date: 5th June, 1997  
Venue: Edgbaston, Birmingham
Match Conditions: Day Match  
Toss: Australia
Result: England won by 9 wickets
Player of Match: Nasser Hussain

Australia 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Mark Taylor* c Butcher b Malcolm 7  16  1  0 43.75  5.93%
Matthew Elliott b Gough 6  13  1  0 46.15  5.08%
Greg Blewett c Hussain b Gough 7  15  0  0 46.67  5.93%
Mark Waugh b Gough 5  25  1  0 20.00  4.24%
Steve Waugh c †Stewart b Caddick 12  20  3  0 60.00  10.17%
Michael Bevan c Ealham b Malcolm 8  21  1  0 38.10  6.78%
Ian Healy c †Stewart b Caddick 0  1  0  0 0.00
Jason Gillespie lbw b Caddick 4  8  1  0 50.00  3.39%
Shane Warne c Malcolm b Caddick 47  46  8  0 102.17  39.83%
Michael Kasprowicz c Butcher b Caddick 17  28  3  0 60.71  14.41%
Glenn McGrath not out 1  3  0  0 33.33  0.85%
Extras (w 2, nb 2) 4  
Total All Out   (31.5 overs @ 3.71 rpo) 118  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-11  Elliott   2-15  Taylor   3-26  ME Waugh   4-28  Blewett   
5-48  SR Waugh   6-48  Healy   7-48  Bevan   8-54  Gillespie   
9-110  Kasprowicz   10-118  Warne   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
Darren Gough 10.0 1 43 3 4.30  30.00%
Devon Malcolm 10.0 2 25 2 2.50  20.00%
Andy Caddick 11.5 1 50 5 4.23  50.00%
 
England 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Mark Butcher c †Healy b Kasprowicz 8  13  2  0 61.54  1.67%
Michael Atherton* c †Healy b McGrath 2  4  0  0 50.00  0.42%
Alec Stewart c Elliott b Gillespie 18  33  3  0 54.55  3.77%
Nasser Hussain c †Healy b Warne 207  337  38  0 61.42  43.31%
Graham Thorpe c Bevan b McGrath 138  245  19  0 56.33  28.87%
John Crawley c †Healy b Kasprowicz 1  14  0  0 7.14  0.21%
Mark Ealham not out 53  131  7  0 40.46  11.09%
Robert Croft c †Healy b Kasprowicz 24  56  4  0 42.86  5.02%
Darren Gough c †Healy b Kasprowicz 0  9  0  0 0.00
Andy Caddick lbw b Bevan 0  7  0  0 0.00
Devon Malcolm              
Extras (b 4, lb 7, w 1, nb 15) 27  
Total 9 wickets declared   (140.0 overs @ 3.41 rpo) 478  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-8  Atherton   2-16  Butcher   3-50  Stewart   4-338  Thorpe   
5-345  Crawley   6-416  Hussain   7-460  Croft   8-463  Gough   
9-478  Caddick   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
Glenn McGrath 32.0 8 107 2 3.34  20.00%
Michael Kasprowicz 39.0 8 113 4 2.90  40.00%
Jason Gillespie 10.0 1 48 1 4.80  10.00%
Shane Warne 35.0 8 110 1 3.14  10.00%
Michael Bevan 10.4 0 44 1 4.13  10.00%
Steve Waugh 12.0 2 45 0 3.75
 
Australia 2nd Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Matthew Elliott b Croft 66  113  12  0 58.41  13.84%
Mark Taylor* c & b Croft 129  296  11  1 43.58  27.04%
Greg Blewett c Butcher b Croft 125  228  19  1 54.82  26.21%
Steve Waugh lbw b Gough 33  100  3  0 33.00  6.92%
Michael Bevan c Hussain b Gough 24  41  4  0 58.54  5.03%
Mark Waugh c †Stewart b Gough 1  7  0  0 14.29  0.21%
Ian Healy c Atherton b Ealham 30  48  5  0 62.50  6.29%
Shane Warne c & b Ealham 32  34  5  0 94.12  6.71%
Michael Kasprowicz c Butcher b Ealham 0  2  0  0 0.00
Jason Gillespie run out 0  6  0  0 0.00
Glenn McGrath not out 0  0  0  0 0.00
Extras (b 18, lb 12, w 2, nb 5) 37  
Total All Out   (146.0 overs @ 3.27 rpo) 477  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-133  Elliott   2-327  Taylor   3-354  Blewett   4-393  Bevan   
5-399  ME Waugh   6-431  SR Waugh   7-465  Healy   8-465  Kasprowicz   
9-477  Gillespie   10-477  Warne   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
Darren Gough 35.0 7 123 3 3.51  30.00%
Devon Malcolm 21.0 6 52 0 2.48
Robert Croft 43.0 10 125 3 2.91  30.00%
Andy Caddick 30.0 6 87 0 2.90
Mark Ealham 15.4 3 60 3 3.83  30.00%
 
England 2nd Innings (target 118) R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Mark Butcher lbw b Kasprowicz 14  10  2  0 140.00  11.76%
Michael Atherton* not out 57  65  9  0 87.69  47.90%
Alec Stewart not out 40  54  7  0 74.07  33.61%
Nasser Hussain              
Graham Thorpe              
John Crawley              
Mark Ealham              
Robert Croft              
Darren Gough              
Andy Caddick              
Devon Malcolm              
Extras (b 4, lb 4) 8  
Total 1 wickets   (21.3 overs @ 5.53 rpo) 119  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-29  Butcher   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
Glenn McGrath 7.0 1 42 0 6.00
Michael Kasprowicz 7.0 0 42 1 6.00  10.00%
Shane Warne 7.3 0 27 0 3.60
 
End of Day Status (Rest days excluded)
Day 1 - England 1st innings 200/3 (N Hussain 80*, GP Thorpe 83*)
Day 2 - England 1st innings 449/6 (MA Ealham 32*, RDB Croft 18*)
Day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 256/1 (MA Taylor 108*, GS Blewett 61*)
Day 4 - England 2nd Innings 119/1, 21.3 overs - end of match