The Ashes - 1st Test

Australia v England

England won by 322 runs

England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
TS Worthington c †Oldfield b McCormick 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
CJ Barnett c †Oldfield b O'Reilly 69 145 153 11 1 45.09
AE Fagg c †Oldfield b McCormick 4 23 28 0 0 14.28
WR Hammond c Robinson b McCormick 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
M Leyland b Ward 126 251 290 11 0 43.44
LEG Ames c Chipperfield b Ward 24 49 66 3 0 36.36
J Hardstaff jnr c McCabe b O'Reilly 43 125 148 6 0 29.05
RWV Robins c sub b O'Reilly 38 40 51 7 0 74.50
GOB Allen* c McCabe b O'Reilly 35 75 98 4 1 35.71
H Verity c Sievers b O'Reilly 7 63 67 1 0 10.44
W Voce not out 4 7 11 0 0 36.36
Extras (b 1, lb 3, nb 4) 8
Total (all out; 113.6 overs) 358 (2.36 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-0 (Worthington), 2-20 (Fagg), 3-20 (Hammond), 4-119 (Barnett), 5-162 (Ames), 6-252 (Leyland), 7-311 (Hardstaff), 8-311 (Robins), 9-343 (Verity), 10-358 (Allen)
Bowling O M R W Econ
EL McCormick 8 1 26 3 2.43
MW Sievers 16 5 42 0 1.96
WJ O'Reilly 40.6 13 102 5 1.87
FA Ward 36 3 138 2 2.87
AG Chipperfield 11 3 32 0 2.18
SJ McCabe 2 0 10 0 3.75
Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
JHW Fingleton b Verity 100 301 310 6 0 32.25
CL Badcock b Allen 8 11 10 1 0 80.00
DG Bradman* c Worthington b Voce 38 71 57 5 0 66.66
SJ McCabe c Barnett b Voce 51 116 128 6 0 39.84
RH Robinson c Hammond b Voce 2 5 7 0 0 28.57
AG Chipperfield c †Ames b Voce 7 53 61 0 0 11.47
MW Sievers b Allen 8 55 71 0 0 11.26
WAS Oldfield c †Ames b Voce 6 30 34 0 0 17.64
WJ O'Reilly c Leyland b Voce 3 13 6 0 0 50.00
FA Ward c Hardstaff b Allen 0 5 3 0 0 0.00
EL McCormick not out 1 2 4 0 0 25.00
Extras (b 4, lb 1, nb 5) 10
Total (all out; 85.6 overs) 234 (2.04 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-13 (Badcock), 2-89 (Bradman), 3-166 (McCabe), 4-176 (Robinson), 5-202 (Chipperfield), 6-220 (Fingleton), 7-229 (Sievers), 8-231 (Oldfield), 9-231 (Ward), 10-234 (O'Reilly)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GOB Allen 16 2 71 3 3.32
W Voce 20.6 5 41 6 1.48
WR Hammond 4 0 12 0 2.25
H Verity 28 11 52 1 1.39
RWV Robins 17 0 48 0 2.11
England 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
TS Worthington st †Oldfield b McCabe 8 19 23 1 0 34.78
CJ Barnett c Badcock b Ward 26 75 95 4 0 27.36
AE Fagg st †Oldfield b Ward 27 108 146 1 0 18.49
WR Hammond hit wicket b Ward 25 95 119 5 0 21.00
M Leyland c Bradman b Ward 33 107 141 1 0 23.40
LEG Ames b Sievers 9 23 21 2 0 42.85
GOB Allen* c Fingleton b Sievers 68 194 205 8 0 33.17
J Hardstaff jnr st †Oldfield b Ward 20 64 78 3 0 25.64
RWV Robins c Chipperfield b Ward 0 6 6 0 0 0.00
H Verity lbw b Sievers 19 58 91 2 0 20.87
W Voce not out 2 20 11 0 0 18.18
Extras (b 14, lb 4, nb 1) 19
Total (all out; 116.6 overs) 256 (1.64 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-17 (Worthington), 2-50 (Barnett), 3-82 (Fagg), 4-105 (Hammond), 5-122 (Ames), 6-144 (Leyland), 7-205 (Hardstaff), 8-205 (Robins), 9-247 (Verity), 10-256 (Allen)
Bowling O M R W Econ
MW Sievers 19.6 9 29 3 1.10
WJ O'Reilly 35 15 59 0 1.26
FA Ward 46 16 102 6 1.66
AG Chipperfield 10 2 33 0 2.47
SJ McCabe 6 1 14 1 1.75
Australia 2nd innings (target: 381 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
JHW Fingleton b Voce 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
CL Badcock c Fagg b Allen 0 13 5 0 0 0.00
MW Sievers c Voce b Allen 5 19 22 0 0 22.72
WAS Oldfield b Voce 10 35 28 2 0 35.71
DG Bradman* c Fagg b Allen 0 1 2 0 0 0.00
SJ McCabe c Leyland b Allen 7 6 8 1 0 87.50
RH Robinson c Hammond b Voce 3 4 3 0 0 100.00
AG Chipperfield not out 26 31 18 4 0 144.44
WJ O'Reilly b Allen 0 4 5 0 0 0.00
FA Ward b Voce 1 13 15 0 0 6.66
EL McCormick absent hurt -
Extras (nb 6) 6
Total (all out; 12.3 overs) 58 (3.51 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-0 (Fingleton), 2-3 (Badcock), 3-7 (Sievers), 4-7 (Bradman), 5-16 (McCabe), 6-20 (Robinson), 7-35 (Oldfield), 8-41 (O'Reilly), 9-58 (Ward)
Bowling O M R W Econ
W Voce 6.3 0 16 4 1.88
GOB Allen 6 0 36 5 4.50
Match details
Balls per over 8
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series England led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debuts CL Badcock, RH Robinson, MW Sievers and FA Ward (Australia)
Umpires GE Borwick and JD Scott
Close of play
Fri, 4 Dec - day 1 - England 1st innings 263/6 (J Hardstaff jnr 27*, RWV Robins 6*)
Sat, 5 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 151/2 (JHW Fingleton 61*, SJ McCabe 37*)
Sun, 6 Dec - rest day
Mon, 7 Dec - day 3 - England 2nd innings 75/2 (AE Fagg 24*, WR Hammond 12*)
Tue, 8 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 3/1 (CL Badcock 0*, MW Sievers 2*)
Wed, 9 Dec - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 58 (12.3 ov) - end of match
 
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Australia v England at Melbourne - Feb 26-Mar 3, 1937
Australia won by an innings and 200 runs
Australia v England at Adelaide - Jan 29-Feb 4, 1937
Australia won by 148 runs
Australia v England at Melbourne - Jan 1-7, 1937
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Australia v England at Sydney - Dec 18-22, 1936
England won by an innings and 22 runs
Australia v England at Brisbane - Dec 4-9, 1936
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