Australia tour of England, 1926 / Scorecard

The Ashes - 5th Test

England v Australia

England won by 289 runs

England 1st innings R M 4s 6s
JB Hobbs b Mailey 37 55 0
H Sutcliffe b Mailey 76 210 6 0
FE Woolley b Mailey 18 0
EH Hendren b Gregory 8 0
APF Chapman* st †Oldfield b Mailey 49 75 0
GTS Stevens c Andrews b Mailey 17 2 1
W Rhodes c †Oldfield b Mailey 28 45 0
G Geary run out 9 0
MW Tate b Grimmett 23 15 1
H Larwood c Andrews b Grimmett 0 0 0
H Strudwick not out 4 1 0
Extras (b 6, lb 5) 11
Total (all out; 95.5 overs) 280 (2.92 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-53 (Hobbs), 2-91 (Woolley), 3-108 (Hendren), 4-189 (Chapman), 5-213 (Stevens), 6-214 (Sutcliffe), 7-231 (Geary), 8-266 (Tate), 9-266 (Larwood), 10-280 (Rhodes)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JM Gregory 15 4 31 1 2.06
CV Grimmett 33 12 74 2 2.24
AA Mailey 33.5 3 138 6 4.07
CG Macartney 7 4 16 0 2.28
AJ Richardson 7 2 10 0 1.42
Australia 1st innings R M 4s 6s
WM Woodfull b Rhodes 35 120 0
W Bardsley c †Strudwick b Larwood 2 0 0
CG Macartney b Stevens 25 30 0
WH Ponsford run out 2 0 0
TJE Andrews b Larwood 3 0 0
HL Collins* c Stevens b Larwood 61 230 2 0
AJ Richardson c Geary b Rhodes 16 0
JM Gregory c Stevens b Tate 73 100 10 0
WAS Oldfield not out 33 0
CV Grimmett b Tate 35 75 0
AA Mailey c †Strudwick b Tate 0 0 0
Extras (b 5, lb 12) 17
Total (all out; 152.1 overs) 302 (1.98 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-9 (Bardsley), 2-44 (Macartney), 3-51 (Ponsford), 4-59 (Andrews), 5-90 (Woodfull), 6-122 (Richardson), 7-229 (Gregory), 8-231 (Collins), 9-298 (Grimmett), 10-302 (Mailey)
Bowling O M R W Econ
MW Tate 37.1 17 40 3 1.07
H Larwood 34 11 82 3 2.41
G Geary 27 8 43 0 1.59
GTS Stevens 29 3 85 1 2.93
W Rhodes 25 15 35 2 1.40
England 2nd innings R M 4s 6s
JB Hobbs b Gregory 100 221 10 0
H Sutcliffe b Mailey 161 428 16 0
FE Woolley lbw b Richardson 27 0
EH Hendren c †Oldfield b Grimmett 15 0
APF Chapman* b Richardson 19 0
GTS Stevens c Mailey b Grimmett 22 0
W Rhodes lbw b Grimmett 14 0
G Geary c †Oldfield b Gregory 1 0 0
MW Tate not out 33 50 0
H Larwood b Mailey 5 10 0
H Strudwick c Andrews b Mailey 2 5 0 0
Extras (b 19, lb 18) 37
Total (all out; 182.5 overs) 436 (2.38 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-172 (Hobbs), 2-220 (Woolley), 3-277 (Hendren), 4-316 (Chapman), 5-373 (Stevens), 6-375 (Sutcliffe), 7-382 (Geary), 8-425 (Rhodes), 9-430 (Larwood), 10-436 (Strudwick)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JM Gregory 18 1 58 2 3.22
CV Grimmett 55 17 108 3 1.96
AA Mailey 42.5 6 128 3 2.98
CG Macartney 26 16 24 0 0.92
AJ Richardson 41 21 81 2 1.97
Australia 2nd innings (target: 415 runs) R M 4s 6s
WM Woodfull c Geary b Larwood 0 0 0
WH Ponsford c Larwood b Rhodes 12 0
CG Macartney c Geary b Larwood 16 0
W Bardsley c Woolley b Rhodes 21 65 0
HL Collins* c Woolley b Rhodes 4 0
TJE Andrews c Tate b Larwood 15 0
JM Gregory c Sutcliffe b Tate 9 0
AJ Richardson b Rhodes 4 0
WAS Oldfield b Stevens 23 0
CV Grimmett not out 8 0
AA Mailey b Geary 6 0
Extras (lb 7) 7
Total (all out; 52.3 overs) 125 (2.38 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-1 (Woodfull), 2-31 (Macartney), 3-31 (Ponsford), 4-35 (Collins), 5-63 (Andrews), 6-83 (Bardsley), 7-83 (Gregory), 8-87 (Richardson), 9-114 (Oldfield), 10-125 (Mailey)
Bowling O M R W Econ
MW Tate 9 4 12 1 1.33
H Larwood 14 3 34 3 2.42
G Geary 6.3 2 15 1 2.30
GTS Stevens 3 1 13 1 4.33
W Rhodes 20 9 44 4 2.20
Match details
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series England won the 5-match series 1-0
Umpires F Chester and HI Young
Close of play
Sat, 14 Aug - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 60/4 (WM Woodfull 22*, HL Collins 1*)
Sun, 15 Aug - rest day
Mon, 16 Aug - day 2 - England 2nd innings 49/0 (JB Hobbs 28*, H Sutcliffe 20*)
Tue, 17 Aug - day 3 - England 2nd innings 375/6 (W Rhodes 0*)
Wed, 18 Aug - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 125 (52.3 ov) - end of match
 
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England won by 289 runs
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Aug 18, 1926

Harold Larwood catches Bill Ponsford, England v Australia, 5th Test, The Oval, 4th day, August 18, 1926

Harold Larwood catches Bill Ponsford

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Aug 1926

England v Australia, 5th Test, The Oval, August 14-18, 1926

England v Australia, 5th Test, The Oval, August 14-18, 1926

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