West Indies tour of Australia, 1st Test: Australia v West Indies at Adelaide, Dec 12-16, 1930
Australia won by 10 wickets
Played at Adelaide Oval
12,13,15,16 December 1930 (timeless match)
  West Indies 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
CA Roach st †Oldfield b Hurwood 56 130 2 1
LS Birkett c & b Grimmett 27 47 0
GA Headley c Wall b Grimmett 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
FR Martin b Grimmett 39 88 6 0
LN Constantine c Wall b Grimmett 1 3 0 0
GC Grant* not out 53 188 0
EL Bartlett lbw b Grimmett 84 119 7 0
IM Barrow c Bradman b Grimmett 12 28 0
GN Francis lbw b Hurwood 5 20 0
OC Scott c Fairfax b Grimmett 3 5 0 0
HC Griffith b Hurwood 1 2 0 0
Extras (b 6, lb 8, nb 1) 15
  Total (all out; 127.1 overs) 296 (2.32 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  TW Wall 16 0 64 0 4.00
  AG Fairfax 11 1 36 0 3.27
  CV Grimmett 48 19 87 7 1.81
  A Hurwood 36.1 14 55 3 1.52
  SJ McCabe 12 3 32 0 2.66
  DG Bradman 4 0 7 0 1.75
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
WH Ponsford c Birkett b Francis 24 65 0
A Jackson c †Barrow b Francis 31 60 0
DG Bradman c Grant b Griffith 4 15 0 0
AF Kippax c †Barrow b Griffith 146 229 18 0
SJ McCabe c & b Constantine 90 132 9 0
WM Woodfull* run out 6 25 0
AG Fairfax not out 41 108 3 1
WAS Oldfield c Francis b Scott 15 40 0
CV Grimmett c †Barrow b Scott 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
A Hurwood c Martin b Scott 0 2 0 0
TW Wall lbw b Scott 0 2 0 0
Extras (b 2, lb 10, nb 7) 19
  Total (all out; 117.5 overs) 376 (3.19 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  GN Francis 18 7 43 2 2.38
  LN Constantine 22 0 89 1 4.04
  HC Griffith 28 4 69 2 2.46
  FR Martin 29 3 73 0 2.51
  OC Scott 20.5 2 83 4 3.98
  West Indies 2nd innings R M 4s 6s
CA Roach b Hurwood 9 0
LS Birkett st †Oldfield b Grimmett 64 104 5 0
GA Headley st †Oldfield b Grimmett 11 0
FR Martin run out 3 0 0
LN Constantine b Grimmett 14 2 0
GC Grant* not out 71 160 6 0
EL Bartlett c Grimmett b Hurwood 11 0
IM Barrow lbw b Bradman 27 75 0
GN Francis b Hurwood 3 0 0
OC Scott c Kippax b Hurwood 8 0
HC Griffith st †Oldfield b Grimmett 10 0
Extras (b 16, lb 2) 18
  Total (all out; 98 overs) 249 (2.54 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  TW Wall 10 1 20 0 2.00
  AG Fairfax 3 2 6 0 2.00
  CV Grimmett 38 7 96 4 2.52
  A Hurwood 34 11 86 4 2.52
  SJ McCabe 8 2 15 0 1.87
  DG Bradman 5 1 8 1 1.60
  Australia 2nd innings (target: 170 runs) R M 4s 6s
WH Ponsford not out 92 148 5 0
A Jackson not out 70 148 3 0
Extras (b 8, w 1, nb 1) 10
  Total (0 wickets; 55.3 overs) 172 (3.09 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  GN Francis 10 1 30 0 3.00
  LN Constantine 9.3 3 27 0 2.84
  HC Griffith 10 1 20 0 2.00
  FR Martin 11 0 28 0 2.54
  OC Scott 13 0 55 0 4.23
  LS Birkett 2 0 2 0 1.00

Match details


Toss - West Indies, who chose to bat
Series - Australia led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debuts - A Hurwood (Australia); LS Birkett and GC Grant (West Indies)
Umpires - GA Hele and AG Jenkins
Close of play
  • Fri, 12 Dec - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 286/7 (GC Grant 49*, GN Francis 3*)
  • Sat, 13 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 297/5 (AF Kippax 118*, AG Fairfax 7*)
  • Sun, 14 Dec - rest day
  • Mon, 15 Dec - day 3 - West Indies 2nd innings 203/7 (GC Grant 50*)
  • Tue, 16 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 172/0 (55.3 ov) - end of match
 
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