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Format: CricInfo Version 1t

Test # 1340 (1343/82)
The Frank Worrell Trophy, 1996/97, 1st Test
Australia v West Indies
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
22,23,24,25,26 November 1996 (5-day match)

Result: Australia won by 123 runs
Australia leads the 5-Test series 1-0

Toss: West Indies
Umpires: CJ Mitchley (SA) and SG Randell
TV Umpire: PD Parker
Match Referee: PL van der Merwe (SA)
Test Debuts: MTG Elliott, MS Kasprowicz (Aus).
Man of the Match: IA Healy

Close of Play:

  • Day 1: Australia 282/5 (SR Waugh 48*, Healy 47*)
  • Day 2: Australia 479, West Indies 61/2 (Lara 19*, Hooper 4*)
  • Day 3: West Indies 277, Australia 8/0 (Elliott 2*, Taylor 4*)
  • Day 4: Australia 217/6d, West Indies 89/1 (Campbell 28*, Lara 29*)
    Australia 1st innings                                           R   M   B  4 6
    *MA Taylor                               b Walsh               43 176 136  5 0
    MTG Elliott           c Browne           b Ambrose              0  18  15  0 0
    RT Ponting            c Walsh            b Benjamin            88 208 150 10 1
    ME Waugh              c Browne           b Walsh               38  90  69  5 0
    SR Waugh              c Lara             b Bishop              66 235 184  3 0
    MG Bevan              c Samuels          b Walsh                0   1   1  0 0
    +IA Healy             not out                                 161 356 250 20 0
    PR Reiffel                           c & b Walsh               20  83  61  0 0
    SK Warne                             c & b Bishop              24  62  54  2 1
    MS Kasprowicz         c Benjamin         b Bishop               6  11  10  0 0
    GD McGrath                               b Benjamin             0   5   5  0 0
    Extras                (lb 8, w 3, nb 22)                       33
    Total                 (all out, 151 overs)                    479
    
    FoW: 1-4 (Elliott), 2-130 (Taylor), 3-146 (Ponting),
         4-196 (ME Waugh), 5-196 (Bevan), 6-338 (SR Waugh),
         7-407 (Reiffel), 8-468 (Warne), 9-477 (Kasprowicz),
         10-479 (McGrath).
    
    Bowling                      O      M      R      W
    Ambrose                     34      4     93      1 (7nb, 1w)
    Walsh                       35      6    112      4 (10nb)
    Benjamin                    33      6     97      2 (5nb, 2w)
    Bishop                      30      2    105      3 (5nb)
    Hooper                      19      3     64      0
    
    West Indies 1st innings                                         R   M   B  4 6
    SL Campbell           c Warne            b Reiffel             18  80  58  2 0
    RG Samuels            c Healy            b McGrath             10  47  37  2 0
    BC Lara               c ME Waugh         b McGrath             26  95  69  3 0
    CL Hooper             c Ponting          b SR Waugh           102 306 228 10 1
    S Chanderpaul         c ME Waugh         b Reiffel             82 284 230  4 0
    JC Adams              lbw                b Ponting              0  10   6  0 0
    +CO Browne            c Healy            b Reiffel              4  40  27  0 0
    IR Bishop             lbw                b Warne                0   6   6  0 0
    CEL Ambrose           c sub (JN Gillespie) b Reiffel            0  11   1  0 0
    KCG Benjamin          lbw                b Warne                9   4   7  2 0
    *CA Walsh             not out                                   0   1   0  0 0
    Extras                (lb 8, w 1, nb 17)                       26
    Total                 (all out, 108.1 overs, 446 mins)        277
    
    FoW: 1-30 (Samuels), 2-43 (Campbell), 3-77 (Lara),
         4-249 (Hooper), 5-255 (Adams), 6-267 (Chanderpaul),
         7-268 (Bishop), 8-268 (Browne), 9-277 (Benjamin),
         10-277 (Ambrose).
    
    Bowling                      O      M      R      W
    McGrath                     21      7     32      2 (7nb)
    Reiffel                     24.1    6     58      4 (10nb)
    Kasprowicz                  22      5     60      0 (1nb)
    Warne                       27      3     88      2 (1nb, 1w)
    SR Waugh                     8.1    1     15      1
    ME Waugh                     4      1     16      0
    Ponting                      1.5    1      0      1
    
    Australia 2nd innings                                           R   M   B  4 6
    MTG Elliott                              b Bishop              21  98  66  2 0
    *MA Taylor            c Browne           b Benjamin            36 127  99  3 0
    RT Ponting            c Browne           b Bishop               9  43  28  1 0
    ME Waugh              c Browne           b Bishop              57 139  95  3 0
    MG Bevan              c sub (AFG Griffith) b Ambrose           20  74  62  2 0
    +IA Healy             not out                                  45  67  50  6 0
    PR Reiffel            run out (Campbell)                       11  16  10  2 0
    Extras                (b 1, lb 3, nb 14)                       18
    Total                 (6 wickets declared, 65 overs)          217
    
    DNB: SR Waugh, SK Warne, MS Kasprowicz, GD McGrath.
    
    FoW: 1-55 (Elliott), 2-74 (Taylor), 3-82 (Ponting),
         4-137 (Bevan), 5-189 (ME Waugh), 6-217 (Reiffel).
    
    Bowling                      O      M      R      W
    Ambrose                     18      2     47      1 (8nb)
    Walsh                       17      1     58      0 (6nb)
    Bishop                      13      2     49      3 (4nb)
    Benjamin                    15      1     52      1 (1nb)
    Hooper                       2      0      7      0
    
    West Indies 2nd innings (target: 420 runs)                      R   M   B  4 6
    SL Campbell           lbw                b Bevan              113 407 327  9 0
    RG Samuels            c Taylor           b Warne               29  63  42  4 1
    BC Lara               c ME Waugh         b Reiffel             44  95  75  7 0
    CL Hooper             c Healy            b Bevan               23  55  41  2 0
    S Chanderpaul                            b McGrath             14  35  30  1 0
    JC Adams              lbw                b Warne                2  30  20  0 0
    +CO Browne            c Healy            b McGrath             20  38  31  3 0
    IR Bishop             c Ponting          b Bevan               24  51  46  4 0
    CEL Ambrose           c Warne            b McGrath              7  29  30  1 0
    KCG Benjamin          lbw                b McGrath              1  13   8  0 0
    *CA Walsh             not out                                   1   9   4  0 0
    Extras                (b 8, lb 3, nb 7)                        18
    Total                 (all out, 106.5 overs)                  296
    
    FoW: 1-54 (Samuels), 2-118 (Lara), 3-154 (Hooper),
         4-187 (Chanderpaul), 5-202 (Adams), 6-241 (Browne),
         7-281 (Bishop), 8-293 (Ambrose), 9-293 (Campbell),
         10-296 (Benjamin).
    
    Bowling                      O      M      R      W
    McGrath                     29.5   12     60      4 (4nb)
    Kasprowicz                  13      2     29      0
    Warne                       41     16     92      2
    Reiffel                      9      0     58      1 (8nb)
    Bevan                       14      3     46      3
    

      Day 1

    • RT Ponting 50 (67), 86 mins, 7x4 1x6
    • Lunch taken 1 or 2 minutes early due to a faulty sightscreen
    • Lunch: Aus 82/1 (Taylor 19*, Ponting 56*)
    • ME Waugh was struck on the helmet by Benjamin in the 49th over
    • Tea: Aus 155/3 (ME Waugh 12*, SR Waugh 0*)
    • Crowd: 16,867

      Day 2

    • IA Healy 50 (68), 98 mins, 8x4
    • SR Waugh 50 (131), 170 mins, 2x4
    • Lunch: Aus 360/6 (Healy 97*, Reiffel 5*)
    • IA Healy 100 (162), 13x4
    • IA Healy 150 (235), 327 mins, 20x4
    • Tea: Aus 467/7 (Healy 156*, Warne 24*)
    • IA Healy 161* highest score in First-class cricket, highest score by an Australian wicket-keeper, and the first century at the Gabba by a Queensland-born player.
    • All 11 Australian fielders came out for the West Indian innings wearing the traditional baggy green cap.
    • Crowd: 11,571

      Day 3

    • Lunch: WI 144/3 (Hooper 45*, Chanderpaul 30*)
    • CL Hooper 50 (132), 186 mins, 2x4 1x6
    • S Chanderpaul 50 (163), 186 mins, 2x4
    • Tea: WI 231/3 (Hooper 94*, Chanderpaul 61*)
    • CL Hooper 100 (216), 286 mins, 10x4 1x6
    • Ball changed because it was out of shape at the end of the 93rd over
    • SR Waugh strained his groin after bowling 8.1 overs. JN Gillespie replaced him on the field and RT Ponting completed the over, taking a wicket with the last ball. At that point, Ponting's Test career bowling figures were 4.5-2-8-2
    • Australian captain MA Taylor did not enforce the follow-on
    • Crowd: 12,125

      Day 4

    • IR Bishop officially warned by umpire Mitchley for running on the pitch, bowling around the wicket, during over 29.
    • Lunch: Aus 82/3 (ME Waugh 8*, Bevan 0*)
    • MG Bevan dropped by BC Lara at first slip off IR Bishop during over 37. Bevan was on 0.
    • Tea: Aus 182/4 (ME Waugh 56*, Healy 22*)
    • MA Taylor declared the Australian 2nd innings closed at 217/6, setting the West Indies a target of 420 runs in a minimum of 119 overs.
    • RG Samuels dropped by PR Reiffel off bowling of SK Warne during over 16. Samuels was on 25, and got out two balls later.

      Day 5

    • Lunch: WI 163/3 (Campbell 57*, Chanderpaul 3*)
    • Second new ball taken by Australia at beginning of 81st over.
    • SL Campbell 100 (269), 328 mins, 8x4
    • Crowd: 4,813




  • Report

    Tour Index

    Team Pages: Australia, West Indies.

    Ground Page: Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane

    Australia Player Pages: MA Taylor, MTG Elliott, RT Ponting, ME Waugh, SR Waugh, MG Bevan, IA Healy, PR Reiffel, SK Warne, MS Kasprowicz, GD McGrath.

    West Indies Player Pages: SL Campbell, RG Samuels, BC Lara, CL Hooper, S Chanderpaul, JC Adams, CO Browne, IR Bishop, CEL Ambrose, KCG Benjamin, CA Walsh.

    Match Officials' Pages: CJ Mitchley, SG Randell, PD Parker, PL van der Merwe.

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