England tour of Australia, 3rd Test: Australia v England at Melbourne, Jan 1-7, 1937
The Ashes - 3rd Test
Australia won by 365 runs
1,2,4,5,6,7 January 1937 (timeless match)
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
JHW Fingleton c Sims b Robins 38 119 117 4 0 32.47
WA Brown c †Ames b Voce 1 29 17 0 0 5.88
DG Bradman* c Robins b Verity 13 28 21 0 0 61.90
KE Rigg c Verity b Allen 16 45 51 1 0 31.37
SJ McCabe c Worthington b Voce 63 144 146 6 0 43.15
LS Darling c Allen b Verity 20 56 54 1 0 37.03
MW Sievers st †Ames b Robins 1 22 23 0 0 4.34
WAS Oldfield not out 27 81 65 3 0 41.53
WJ O'Reilly c Sims b Hammond 4 19 19 0 0 21.05
FA Ward st †Ames b Hammond 7 10 13 0 0 53.84
Extras (b 2, lb 6, nb 2) 10
  Total (9 wickets dec; 65.3 overs) 200 (2.29 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  W Voce 18 3 49 2 2.04
  GOB Allen 12 2 35 1 2.18
  JM Sims 9 1 35 0 2.91
  H Verity 14 4 24 2 1.28
  RWV Robins 7 0 31 2 3.32
  WR Hammond 5.3 0 16 2 2.23
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
TS Worthington c Bradman b McCabe 0 2 4 0 0 0.00
CJ Barnett c Darling b Sievers 11 27 34 2 0 32.35
WR Hammond c Darling b Sievers 32 81 88 4 0 36.36
M Leyland c Darling b O'Reilly 17 41 49 1 0 34.69
JM Sims c Brown b Sievers 3 27 15 0 0 20.00
LEG Ames b Sievers 3 19 23 0 0 13.04
RWV Robins c O'Reilly b Sievers 0 1 2 0 0 0.00
J Hardstaff jnr b O'Reilly 3 6 3 0 0 100.00
GOB Allen* not out 0 9 2 0 0 0.00
H Verity c Brown b O'Reilly 0 1 3 0 0 0.00
W Voce not out 0 3 4 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 5, lb 1, nb 1) 7
  Total (9 wickets dec; 28.2 overs) 76 (2.01 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  SJ McCabe 2 1 7 1 2.62
  MW Sievers 11.2 5 21 5 1.40
  WJ O'Reilly 12 5 28 3 1.75
  LO Fleetwood-Smith 3 1 13 0 3.25
  Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
WJ O'Reilly c & b Voce 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
LO Fleetwood-Smith c Verity b Voce 0 13 7 0 0 0.00
FA Ward c Hardstaff b Verity 18 68 75 0 0 24.00
KE Rigg lbw b Sims 47 122 120 3 0 39.16
WA Brown c Barnett b Voce 20 43 39 1 0 51.28
JHW Fingleton c †Ames b Sims 136 386 428 6 0 31.77
DG Bradman* c Allen b Verity 270 458 375 22 0 72.00
SJ McCabe lbw b Allen 22 43 51 2 0 43.13
LS Darling b Allen 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
MW Sievers not out 25 71 86 1 0 29.06
WAS Oldfield lbw b Verity 7 23 28 1 0 25.00
Extras (b 6, lb 2, w 1, nb 10) 19
  Total (all out; 149.7 overs) 564 (2.82 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  W Voce 29 2 120 3 3.10
  GOB Allen 23 2 84 2 2.73
  JM Sims 23 1 109 2 3.55
  H Verity 37.7 9 79 3 1.56
  RWV Robins 11 2 46 0 3.13
  WR Hammond 22 3 89 0 3.03
  TS Worthington 4 0 18 0 3.37
  England 2nd innings (target: 689 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
TS Worthington c Sievers b Ward 16 82 95 1 0 16.84
CJ Barnett lbw b O'Reilly 23 45 57 4 0 40.35
WR Hammond b Sievers 51 78 92 7 0 55.43
M Leyland not out 111 194 212 11 0 52.35
LEG Ames b Fleetwood-Smith 19 34 44 3 0 43.18
J Hardstaff jnr c Ward b Fleetwood-Smith 17 16 22 2 0 77.27
GOB Allen* c Sievers b Fleetwood-Smith 11 8 11 1 0 100.00
RWV Robins b O'Reilly 61 65 68 7 0 89.70
H Verity c McCabe b O'Reilly 11 15 25 1 0 44.00
JM Sims lbw b Fleetwood-Smith 0 2 3 0 0 0.00
W Voce c Bradman b Fleetwood-Smith 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 3) 3
  Total (all out; 78.6 overs) 323 (3.07 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  SJ McCabe 8 0 32 0 3.00
  MW Sievers 12 2 39 1 2.43
  WJ O'Reilly 21 6 65 3 2.32
  LO Fleetwood-Smith 25.6 2 124 5 3.61
  FA Ward 12 1 60 1 3.75

Match details


Balls per over 8
Toss - Australia, who chose to bat
Series - England led the 5-match series 2-1
Umpires - GE Borwick and JD Scott
Close of play
  • Fri, 1 Jan - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 181/6 (SJ McCabe 63*, WAS Oldfield 21*)
  • Sat, 2 Jan - day 2 - Australia 2nd innings 3/1 (LO Fleetwood-Smith 0*, FA Ward 1*)
  • Sun, 3 Jan - rest day
  • Mon, 4 Jan - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 194/5 (JHW Fingleton 39*, DG Bradman 56*)
  • Tue, 5 Jan - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 500/6 (DG Bradman 248*, SJ McCabe 14*)
  • Wed, 6 Jan - day 5 - England 2nd innings 236/6 (M Leyland 69*, RWV Robins 27*)
  • Thu, 7 Jan - day 6 - England 2nd innings 323 (78.6 ov) - end of match
 
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