West Indies tour of Australia, 5th Test: Australia v West Indies at Sydney, Feb 27-Mar 4, 1931
West Indies won by 30 runs
27,28 February, 2,3,4 March 1931 (timeless match)
  West Indies 1st innings R M 4s 6s
FR Martin not out 123 347 11 0
CA Roach lbw b Grimmett 31 67 5 0
GA Headley lbw b McCabe 105 146 13 0
GC Grant* c McCabe b Ironmonger 62 99 8 0
JED Sealy c Kippax b Grimmett 4 7 0 0
LN Constantine c McCabe b Ironmonger 0 0 0
EL Bartlett b Grimmett 0 0 0
IM Barrow not out 7 0
Extras (b 6, lb 5, w 1, nb 6) 18
  Total (6 wickets dec; 135 overs) 350 (2.59 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  AG Fairfax 21 2 60 0 2.85
  RK Oxenham 24 10 51 0 2.12
  H Ironmonger 42 16 95 2 2.26
  CV Grimmett 33 7 100 3 3.03
  SJ McCabe 15 5 26 1 1.73
  Australia 1st innings R M 4s 6s
WM Woodfull* c Constantine b Martin 22 103 0 0
WH Ponsford c Bartlett b Francis 7 15 0 0
DG Bradman c Francis b Martin 43 51 3 0
AF Kippax c Sealy b Constantine 3 2 0 0
KE Rigg c †Barrow b Francis 14 25 1 0
SJ McCabe c Headley b Francis 21 35 1 0
AG Fairfax st †Barrow b Scott 54 116 5 0
RK Oxenham c †Barrow b Francis 0 12 0 0
WAS Oldfield run out 36 52 4 0
CV Grimmett not out 15 27 1 0
H Ironmonger b Griffith 1 9 0 0
Extras (b 1, lb 7) 8
  Total (all out; 79.2 overs) 224 (2.82 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  GN Francis 19 6 48 4 2.52
  HC Griffith 13.2 3 31 1 2.32
  FR Martin 27 3 67 2 2.48
  LN Constantine 10 2 28 1 2.80
  OC Scott 10 1 42 1 4.20
  West Indies 2nd innings R M 4s 6s
FR Martin c McCabe b Grimmett 20 47 1 0
CA Roach c †Oldfield b Ironmonger 34 65 6 0
GA Headley b Oxenham 30 60 3 0
GC Grant* not out 27 63 2 0
JED Sealy run out 7 6 0 0
LN Constantine c Bradman b Ironmonger 4 5 0 0
EL Bartlett not out 0 5 0 0
Extras (b 1, lb 1) 2
  Total (5 wickets dec; 51 overs) 124 (2.43 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RK Oxenham 10 4 14 1 1.40
  H Ironmonger 16 7 44 2 2.75
  CV Grimmett 18 4 47 1 2.61
  SJ McCabe 7 2 17 0 2.42
  Australia 2nd innings (target: 251 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
WM Woodfull* c Constantine b Griffith 18 53 1 0
WH Ponsford c Constantine b Martin 28 56 2 0
DG Bradman b Griffith 0 11 0 0
WAS Oldfield lbw b Griffith 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
AF Kippax c Roach b Constantine 10 23 2 0
KE Rigg c †Barrow b Constantine 16 32 1 0
SJ McCabe c Grant b Martin 44 64 3 0
AG Fairfax not out 60 147 3 0
RK Oxenham lbw b Scott 14 22 0 0
CV Grimmett c Constantine b Griffith 12 26 0 0
H Ironmonger run out 4 7 0 0
Extras (b 3, lb 7, w 2, nb 2) 14
  Total (all out; 75.3 overs) 220 (2.91 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  GN Francis 16 2 32 0 2.00
  HC Griffith 13.3 3 50 4 3.70
  FR Martin 18 4 44 2 2.44
  LN Constantine 17 2 50 2 2.94
  OC Scott 11 0 30 1 2.72

Match details


Toss - West Indies, who chose to bat
Series - Australia won the 5-match series 4-1
Test debut - KE Rigg (Australia)
Umpires - HJ Armstrong and WG French
Close of play
  • Fri, 27 Feb - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 298/2 (FR Martin 100*, GC Grant 48*)
  • Sat, 28 Feb - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 89/5 (SJ McCabe 0*, AG Fairfax 0*)
  • Sun, 1 Mar - rest day
  • Mon, 2 Mar - day 3 - West Indies 2nd innings 124/5 (GC Grant 27*, EL Bartlett 0*)
  • Tue, 3 Mar - day 4 - no play
  • Wed, 4 Mar - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 220 (75.3 ov) - end of match
 
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