Sheffield Shield, Victoria v New South Wales at Melbourne, Dec 24-29, 1954
Victoria won by 36 runs
24,27,28,29 December 1954 (4-day match)
  Victoria 1st innings R
CC McDonald c Benaud b Treanor 94
J Hallebone c Cotton b Crawford 13
R Harvey b Benaud 25
RN Harvey c Davidson b Benaud 62
JL Chambers c & b Treanor 32
SJE Loxton* c †Lambert b Crawford 29
LV Maddocks c Benaud b Treanor 10
WA Dick st †Lambert b Treanor 13
JC Hill c Benaud b Crawford 18
WA Johnston not out 25
JF Power b Treanor 19
Extras (b 1, lb 6, nb 5) 12
  Total (all out; 56.6 overs; 274 mins) 352 (4.65 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  WPA Crawford 13 1 79 3 4.55 (5nb)
  AK Davidson 9 0 48 0 4.00
  R Benaud 16 0 101 2 4.73
  JC Treanor 15.6 0 97 5 4.61
  EK Cotton 3 0 15 0 3.75
  New South Wales 1st innings R
RB Simpson lbw b Johnston 33
RE Briggs b Loxton 19
AR Morris* lbw b Hill 28
JW Burke c McDonald b Dick 26
JH de Courcy c Johnston b Dick 26
R Benaud b Dick 3
EK Cotton c Loxton b Dick 35
AK Davidson c Power b Hill 18
O Lambert c Hallebone b Dick 8
JC Treanor c Hill b Johnston 0
WPA Crawford not out 7
Extras (lb 3) 3
  Total (all out; 59.4 overs; 245 mins) 206 (2.59 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  JF Power 6 2 29 0 3.62
  SJE Loxton 9 0 38 1 3.16
  WA Johnston 15 2 51 2 2.55
  WA Dick 14.4 5 31 5 1.60
  JC Hill 15 3 54 2 2.70
  Victoria 2nd innings R
CC McDonald c Benaud b Crawford 54
J Hallebone c †Lambert b Crawford 3
R Harvey b Crawford 3
RN Harvey c Benaud b Davidson 62
JL Chambers lbw b Treanor 23
SJE Loxton* c †Lambert b Crawford 8
LV Maddocks not out 69
WA Dick c & b Benaud 9
JC Hill c Morris b Crawford 3
WA Johnston c Crawford b Treanor 6
JF Power b Treanor 2
Extras (b 4, lb 2, nb 5) 11
  Total (all out; 62 overs; 277 mins) 253 (3.06 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  WPA Crawford 19 0 76 5 3.00 (5nb)
  AK Davidson 17 4 66 1 2.91
  R Benaud 12 1 45 1 2.81
  JC Treanor 10 1 41 3 3.07
  EK Cotton 4 0 14 0 2.62
  New South Wales 2nd innings (target: 400 runs) R
RE Briggs lbw b Hill 24
AR Morris* c Hill b Loxton 78
JW Burke b Dick 36
O Lambert st †Maddocks b Johnston 2
JH de Courcy b Hill 95
R Benaud lbw b Hill 64
RB Simpson lbw b Dick 14
EK Cotton lbw b Hill 9
AK Davidson c Chambers b Hill 15
JC Treanor c Loxton b Dick 2
WPA Crawford not out 4
Extras (b 12, lb 7, nb 1) 20
  Total (all out; 107.1 overs; 431 mins) 363 (2.54 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  JF Power 14 2 28 0 1.50 (1nb)
  SJE Loxton 11 2 52 1 3.54
  WA Johnston 22 5 85 1 2.89
  JC Hill 35.1 6 112 5 2.39
  WA Dick 25 5 66 3 1.98

Match details


Balls per over 8
Toss - Victoria, who chose to bat
Points - Victoria 5, New South Wales 0
Umpires - MG Mangan and J Ward
Close of play
  • Fri, 24 Dec - day 1 - New South Wales 1st innings 37/0 (RB Simpson 17*, RE Briggs 19*)
  • Sat, 25 Dec - rest day
  • Sun, 26 Dec - rest day
  • Mon, 27 Dec - day 2 - Victoria 2nd innings 110/2 (CC McDonald 51*, RN Harvey 50*)
  • Tue, 28 Dec - day 3 - New South Wales 2nd innings 139/2 (AR Morris 78*, O Lambert 0*)
  • Wed, 29 Dec - day 4 - New South Wales 2nd innings 363 (107.1 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


    • 12th Men: JH Shaw (Vic) and BC Booth (NSW)
    • Crowds: 7483, 14303, 12205, 4657. Total: 38,648. Receipts: 3,268 pounds
 
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