Australia tour of England, 3rd Test: England v Australia at Leeds, Jul 6-8, 1961
The Ashes - 3rd Test
England won by 8 wickets
Played at Headingley, Leeds
6,7,8 July 1961 (5-day match)
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
CC McDonald st †Murray b Lock 54 180 0
WM Lawry lbw b Lock 28 110 0
RN Harvey c Lock b Trueman 73 150 0
NC O'Neill c Cowdrey b Trueman 27 70 0
PJP Burge c Cowdrey b Jackson 5 0
KD Mackay lbw b Jackson 6 0
RB Simpson lbw b Trueman 2 0 0
AK Davidson not out 22 1
R Benaud* b Trueman 0 1 0 0 0.00
ATW Grout c †Murray b Trueman 3 0 0
GD McKenzie b Allen 8 0
Extras (b 7, lb 2) 9
  Total (all out; 110 overs) 237 (2.15 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  FS Trueman 22 5 58 5 2.63
  HL Jackson 31 11 57 2 1.83
  DA Allen 28 12 45 1 1.60
  GAR Lock 29 5 68 2 2.34
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
G Pullar b Benaud 53 200 0
R Subba Row lbw b Davidson 35 85 0
MC Cowdrey c †Grout b McKenzie 93 255 11 0
PBH May* c & b Davidson 26 89 0
ER Dexter b Davidson 28 120 0
KF Barrington c Simpson b Davidson 6 0
JT Murray b McKenzie 6 0
FS Trueman c Burge b Davidson 4 1 0
GAR Lock lbw b McKenzie 30 19 20 7 0 150.00
DA Allen not out 5 0
HL Jackson run out 8 2 0
Extras (lb 5) 5
  Total (all out; 149 overs) 299 (2.00 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  AK Davidson 47 23 63 5 1.34
  GD McKenzie 27 4 64 3 2.37
  KD Mackay 22 4 34 0 1.54
  R Benaud 39 15 86 1 2.20
  RB Simpson 14 5 47 0 3.35
  Australia 2nd innings R 4s 6s
CC McDonald b Jackson 1 0 0
WM Lawry c †Murray b Allen 28 0
RN Harvey c Dexter b Trueman 53 0
NC O'Neill c Cowdrey b Trueman 19 0
PJP Burge lbw b Allen 0 0 0
RB Simpson b Trueman 3 0 0
AK Davidson c Cowdrey b Trueman 7 0
R Benaud* b Trueman 0 0 0
KD Mackay c †Murray b Trueman 0 0 0
ATW Grout c & b Jackson 7 0
GD McKenzie not out 0 0 0
Extras (lb 2) 2
  Total (all out; 52.5 overs) 120 (2.27 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  FS Trueman 15.5 5 30 6 1.89
  HL Jackson 13 5 26 2 2.00
  DA Allen 14 6 30 2 2.14
  GAR Lock 10 1 32 0 3.20
  England 2nd innings (target: 59 runs) R M 6s
G Pullar not out 26 75 0
R Subba Row b Davidson 6 0
MC Cowdrey c †Grout b Benaud 22 0
PBH May* not out 8 0
Extras 0
  Total (2 wickets; 23 overs) 62 (2.69 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  AK Davidson 11 6 17 1 1.54
  GD McKenzie 5 0 15 0 3.00
  KD Mackay 1 0 8 0 8.00
  R Benaud 6 1 22 1 3.66

Match details


Toss - Australia, who chose to bat
Series - 5-match series level 1-1
Umpires - JS Buller and JG Langridge
Close of play
  • Thu, 6 Jul - day 1 - England 1st innings 9/0 (G Pullar 5*, R Subba Row 3*)
  • Fri, 7 Jul - day 2 - England 1st innings 238/4 (ER Dexter 22*, KF Barrington 5*)
  • Sat, 8 Jul - day 3 - England 2nd innings 62/2 (23 ov) - end of match
 
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