Victoria v England A
England A in Australia 1996/97
VenuePrinces Park, Melbourne on 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th November 1996 (4-day match)
Balls per over6
TossVictoria won the toss and decided to field
ResultEngland A won by an innings and 8 runs
UmpiresGTD Morrow, RW Stratford
Close of play day 1England A (1) 231/4 (White 92*, Hollioake 45*)
Close of play day 2Victoria (1) 30/0 (Ayres 13*, Hodge 16*)
Close of play day 3Victoria (2) 20/0 (Ayres 10*, Hodge 10*)

England A first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MA Butcherst Roach b Hodge551601864- 
MP Vaughanc Roach b Saker52726-- 
A McGrathlbw b Fleming914211- 
OA Shahc Foster b Dodemaide1741461- 
C Whitec Harper b Fleming9917120612- 
*AJ Hollioakec Stacey b Dodemaide581141566- 
MA Ealhamrun out781992238- 
+WK Heggc Hodge b Fleming1776851- 
AF Gilesc Dodemaide b Hodge2937433- 
G Chapplenot out2769933- 
DW Headleyc Foster b Harvey2843433- 
Extras(2 b, 7 lb, 6 nb, 1 w)16
Total(all out, 569 minutes, 157.4 overs)438
Fall of wickets:
1-12 (Vaughan), 2-21 (McGrath), 3-59 (Shah), 4-137 (Butcher), 5-239 (White), 6-265 (Hollioake), 7-305 (Hegg), 8-356 (Giles), 9-390 (Ealham), 10-438 (Headley)
Victoria bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Fleming32   10563--
Saker30   7831--
Dodemaide32   11512-1
Stacey24   51220--
Hodge15   3412-1
Harper3   0130--

Victoria first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WG Ayreslbw b Chapple361121623- 
BJ Hodgeb Headley1757821- 
MR Fosterlbw b Ealham43751-- 
LD Harperlbw b Chapple6317723241 
GR Vimpanic and b White21018-- 
IJ Harveyb White011-- 
*AIC Dodemaideretired hurt2710-- 
+PJ Roachlbw b Giles28901231- 
BJ Staceyc Hegg b Chapple1722363- 
DW Flemingc Hegg b Chapple72443-- 
DJ Sakernot out1118301- 
Extras(4 b, 6 lb, 14 nb)24
Total(all out, 398 minutes, 91.1 overs)211
Fall of wickets:
1-35 (Hodge), 2-50 (Foster), 3-62 (Ayres), 4-72 (Vimpani), 5-72 (Harvey), 6-143 (Roach), 7-185 (Stacey), 8-192 (Harper), 9-211 (Fleming)
England A bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Headley24   9541-3
Giles15   1321--
Hollioake6   270--
Ealham10   5191--
White9   3202--
Vaughan6   0260-4

Victoria second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
WG Ayreslbw b Headley4210815931 
BJ Hodgec Butcher b Chapple28851033- 
MR Fosterb White75276-- 
LD Harperc Hegg b Headley078-- 
GR Vimpanib Chapple531612162- 
IJ Harveyb White369-- 
+PJ Roachrun out1229421- 
BJ Staceyc Hegg b Hollioake22823-- 
DJ Sakernot out51841186- 
*AIC Dodemaideabsent hurt
DW Flemingabsent hurt
Extras(3 b, 8 lb, 10 nb)21
Total(all out, 385 minutes, 92.2 overs)219
Fall of wickets:
1-52 (Hodge), 2-81 (Ayres), 3-81 (Harper), 4-85 (Foster), 5-91 (Harvey), 6-116 (Roach), 7-124 (Stacey), 8-219 (Vimpani)
England A bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Headley21   4482-1
Ealham8   4220--
Giles15   9150-1
Hollioake8   4201--
White14   3392-1
Vaughan3   170-2

--> LD Harper (1) passed his previous highest score of 58 in First-Class matches
--> DJ Saker (2) passed his previous highest score of 28 in First-Class matches
--> G Chapple made his debut in Australia in First-Class matches
--> AIC Dodemaide retired hurt in the Victoria first innings having scored 2 (team score 76/5) (broken finger )

Twelfth Men: BA Williams (Vic) & AJ Harris (Eng-A)