England [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of Australia, 1950/51 / Scorecard

The Ashes - 2nd Test

Australia v England

Australia won by 28 runs

Australia 1st innings R M 4s 6s
KA Archer c Bedser b Bailey 26 131 1 0
AR Morris c Hutton b Bedser 2 17 0 0
RN Harvey c †Evans b Bedser 42 68 6 0
KR Miller lbw b Brown 18 57 4 0
AL Hassett* b Bailey 52 110 4 0
SJE Loxton c †Evans b Close 32 85 1 0
RR Lindwall lbw b Bailey 8 42 1 0
D Tallon not out 7 44 0 0
IWG Johnson c Parkhouse b Bedser 0 6 0 0
WA Johnston c Hutton b Bedser 0 1 0 0
JB Iverson b Bailey 1 3 0 0
Extras (b 4, lb 2) 6
Total (all out; 59.1 overs) 194 (2.46 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-6 (Morris), 2-67 (Harvey), 3-89 (Archer), 4-93 (Miller), 5-177 (Loxton), 6-177 (Hassett), 7-192 (Lindwall), 8-193 (Johnson), 9-193 (Johnston), 10-194 (Iverson)
Bowling O M R W Econ
TE Bailey 17.1 5 40 4 1.75
AV Bedser 19 3 37 4 1.46
DVP Wright 8 0 63 0 5.90
FR Brown 9 0 28 1 2.33
DB Close 6 1 20 1 2.50
England 1st innings R M 4s 6s
RT Simpson c Johnson b Miller 4 15 0 0
C Washbrook lbw b Lindwall 21 52 1 0
JG Dewes c Miller b Johnston 8 30 0 0
L Hutton c †Tallon b Iverson 12 39 1 0
WGA Parkhouse c Hassett b Miller 9 45 0 0
DB Close c Loxton b Iverson 0 2 0 0
FR Brown* c Johnson b Iverson 62 123 4 1
TE Bailey b Lindwall 12 71 0 0
TG Evans c Johnson b Iverson 49 84 4 0
AV Bedser not out 4 50 0 0
DVP Wright lbw b Johnston 2 4 0 0
Extras (b 8, lb 6) 14
Total (all out; 62 overs) 197 (2.38 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-11 (Simpson), 2-33 (Dewes), 3-37 (Washbrook), 4-54 (Hutton), 5-54 (Close), 6-61 (Parkhouse), 7-126 (Bailey), 8-153 (Brown), 9-194 (Evans), 10-197 (Wright)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RR Lindwall 13 2 46 2 2.65
KR Miller 13 0 39 2 2.25
WA Johnston 9 1 28 2 2.33
JB Iverson 18 3 37 4 1.54
IWG Johnson 5 1 19 0 2.85
SJE Loxton 4 1 14 0 2.62
Australia 2nd innings R M 4s 6s
KA Archer c Bailey b Bedser 46 130 4 0
AR Morris lbw b Wright 18 63 2 0
RN Harvey run out 31 70 2 0
KR Miller b Bailey 14 42 2 0
AL Hassett* c Bailey b Brown 19 93 2 0
SJE Loxton c †Evans b Brown 2 14 0 0
RR Lindwall c †Evans b Brown 7 26 1 0
D Tallon lbw b Brown 0 2 0 0
IWG Johnson c Close b Bedser 23 40 3 0
WA Johnston b Bailey 6 24 0 0
JB Iverson not out 0 3 0 0
Extras (b 10, lb 5) 15
Total (all out; 53.3 overs) 181 (2.54 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-43 (Morris), 2-99 (Archer), 3-100 (Harvey), 4-126 (Miller), 5-131 (Loxton), 6-151 (Lindwall), 7-151 (Tallon), 8-156 (Hassett), 9-181 (Johnston), 10-181 (Johnson)
Bowling O M R W Econ
TE Bailey 15 3 47 2 2.35
AV Bedser 16.3 2 43 2 1.96
DVP Wright 9 0 42 1 3.50
FR Brown 12 2 26 4 1.62
DB Close 1 0 8 0 6.00
England 2nd innings (target: 179 runs) R M 4s 6s
RT Simpson b Lindwall 23 93 0 0
C Washbrook b Iverson 8 33 0 0
TE Bailey b Johnson 0 5 0 0
L Hutton c Lindwall b Johnston 40 124 4 0
JG Dewes c Harvey b Iverson 5 46 1 0
WGA Parkhouse lbw b Johnston 28 102 2 0
DB Close lbw b Johnston 1 8 0 0
FR Brown* b Lindwall 8 42 1 0
TG Evans b Lindwall 2 9 0 0
AV Bedser not out 14 34 1 0
DVP Wright lbw b Johnston 2 16 0 0
Extras (b 17, lb 2) 19
Total (all out; 63.7 overs) 150 (1.76 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-21 (Washbrook), 2-22 (Bailey), 3-52 (Simpson), 4-82 (Dewes), 5-92 (Hutton), 6-95 (Close), 7-122 (Brown), 8-124 (Evans), 9-134 (Parkhouse), 10-150 (Wright)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RR Lindwall 12 1 29 3 1.81
KR Miller 5 2 16 0 2.40
WA Johnston 13.7 1 26 4 1.40
JB Iverson 20 4 36 2 1.35
IWG Johnson 13 3 24 1 1.38
Match details
Balls per over 8
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series Australia led the 5-match series 2-0
Test debut KA Archer (Australia)
Umpires GS Cooper and RJJ Wright
Close of play
Fri, 22 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 194
Sat, 23 Dec - day 2 - Australia 2nd innings 25/0 (KA Archer 15*, AR Morris 10*)
Sun, 24 Dec - rest day
Mon, 25 Dec - rest day
Tue, 26 Dec - day 3 - England 2nd innings 28/2 (RT Simpson 10*, L Hutton 2*)
Wed, 27 Dec - day 4 - England 2nd innings 150 (63.7 ov) - end of match
 
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Series Results
Australia v England at Melbourne - Feb 23-28, 1951
England won by 8 wickets
Australia v England at Adelaide - Feb 2-8, 1951
Australia won by 274 runs
Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 5-9, 1951
Australia won by an innings and 13 runs
Australia v England at Melbourne - Dec 22-27, 1950
Australia won by 28 runs
Australia v England at Brisbane - Dec 1-5, 1950
Australia won by 70 runs
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Photos

Dec 26, 1950

Neil Harvey is run out by Cyril Washbrook, Australia v England, MCG, 3rd day, December 26, 1950

Neil Harvey is run out by Cyril Washbrook

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Dec 26, 1950

Umpires Ronald Wright and George Cooper walk on to the field on Boxing Day, Australia v England, MCG, 3rd day, December 26, 1950

Umpires Ronald Wright and George Cooper walk on to the field on Boxing Day

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