England tour of Australia, 2nd Test: Australia v England at Sydney, Dec 14-20, 1928
The Ashes - 2nd Test
England won by 8 wickets
14,15,17,18,19,20 December 1928 (timeless match)
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
WM Woodfull lbw b Geary 68 174 216 4 0 31.48
VY Richardson b Larwood 27 58 52 4 0 51.92
AF Kippax b Geary 9 17 22 2 0 40.90
WH Ponsford retired hurt 5 18 24 0 0 20.83
HSTL Hendry b Geary 37 82 84 4 0 44.04
J Ryder* lbw b Geary 25 55 60 3 0 41.66
OE Nothling b Larwood 8 15 14 1 0 57.14
WAS Oldfield not out 41 103 114 4 0 35.96
CV Grimmett run out 9 19 20 0 0 45.00
DD Blackie b Geary 8 34 26 0 0 30.76
H Ironmonger c †Duckworth b Larwood 1 15 20 0 0 5.00
Extras (b 4, lb 9, w 2) 15
  Total (all out; 108.2 overs) 253 (2.33 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  H Larwood 26.2 4 77 3 2.92
  MW Tate 21 9 29 0 1.38
  JC White 38 10 79 0 2.07
  G Geary 18 5 35 5 1.94
  WR Hammond 5 0 18 0 3.60
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
JB Hobbs c †Oldfield b Grimmett 40 105 145 2 0 27.58
H Sutcliffe c Hendry b Ironmonger 11 65 74 0 0 14.86
WR Hammond b Ironmonger 251 461 605 30 0 41.48
DR Jardine run out 28 94 123 2 0 22.76
EH Hendren c Richardson b Blackie 74 123 138 8 0 53.62
APF Chapman* c Ryder b Blackie 20 50 52 0 2 38.46
H Larwood c Ryder b Grimmett 43 89 82 6 0 52.43
G Geary lbw b Blackie 66 162 203 8 0 32.51
MW Tate lbw b Blackie 25 19 18 5 0 138.88
G Duckworth not out 39 124 148 2 0 26.35
JC White st †Oldfield b Hendry 29 38 49 4 0 59.18
Extras (b 2, lb 3, w 4, nb 1) 10
  Total (all out; 272.1 overs) 636 (2.33 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  OE Nothling 42 15 60 0 1.42
  CV Grimmett 64 14 191 2 2.98
  H Ironmonger 68 21 142 2 2.08
  DD Blackie 59 10 148 4 2.50
  HSTL Hendry 23.1 4 52 1 2.24
  J Ryder 11 3 22 0 2.00
  AF Kippax 5 3 11 0 2.20
  Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
WM Woodfull run out 111 258 286 6 0 38.81
VY Richardson c Hendren b Tate 0 6 6 0 0 0.00
HSTL Hendry lbw b Tate 112 233 305 7 0 36.72
AF Kippax lbw b Tate 10 34 34 1 0 29.41
J Ryder* c Chapman b Larwood 79 86 83 7 1 95.18
OE Nothling run out 44 98 106 6 0 41.50
WAS Oldfield lbw b Tate 0 3 1 0 0 0.00
CV Grimmett c Chapman b Geary 18 60 50 0 0 36.00
DD Blackie not out 11 38 38 0 0 28.94
H Ironmonger b Geary 0 1 2 0 0 0.00
WH Ponsford absent hurt -
Extras (b 5, lb 6, w 1) 12
  Total (all out; 151.4 overs) 397 (2.61 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  H Larwood 35 5 105 1 3.00
  MW Tate 46 14 99 4 2.15
  JC White 30 5 83 0 2.76
  G Geary 31.4 11 55 2 1.73
  WR Hammond 9 0 43 0 4.77
  England 2nd innings (target: 15 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
G Geary b Hendry 8 15 21 1 0 38.09
MW Tate c sub b Hendry 4 5 6 1 0 66.66
G Duckworth not out 2 13 14 0 0 14.28
JC White not out 2 4 1 0 0 200.00
Extras 0
  Total (2 wickets; 7 overs) 16 (2.28 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  OE Nothling 4 0 12 0 3.00
  HSTL Hendry 3 2 4 2 1.33

Match details


Toss - Australia, who chose to bat
Series - England led the 5-match series 2-0
Test debuts - DD Blackie and OE Nothling (Australia)
Umpires - DA Elder and GA Hele
Close of play
  • Fri, 14 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 251/8 (WAS Oldfield 40*, H Ironmonger 0*)
  • Sat, 15 Dec - day 2 - England 1st innings 113/2 (WR Hammond 33*, DR Jardine 23*)
  • Sun, 16 Dec - rest day
  • Mon, 17 Dec - day 3 - England 1st innings 420/5 (WR Hammond 201*, H Larwood 37*)
  • Tue, 18 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 39/1 (WM Woodfull 17*, HSTL Hendry 21*)
  • Wed, 19 Dec - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 339/4 (J Ryder 77*, OE Nothling 20*)
  • Thu, 20 Dec - day 6 - England 2nd innings 16/2 (7 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


    • WH Ponsford retired hurt at 74/2 (fractured left hand after being struck by Larwood)
 
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