The Ashes - 1st Test

England v Australia

Australia won by 238 runs

Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
WM Woodfull* c Verity b Farnes 26 113 106 2 0 24.52
WH Ponsford c †Ames b Farnes 53 95 134 8 0 39.55
WA Brown lbw b Geary 22 77 0 28.57
DG Bradman c Hammond b Geary 29 29 32 6 0 90.62
SJ McCabe c Leyland b Farnes 65 156 7 0 41.66
LS Darling b Verity 4 10 0 40.00
AG Chipperfield c †Ames b Farnes 99 200 208 9 0 47.59
WAS Oldfield c Hammond b Mitchell 20 54 0 37.03
CV Grimmett b Geary 39 110 0 35.45
WJ O'Reilly b Farnes 7 30 0 23.33
TW Wall not out 0 0 0 0 -
Extras (b 4, lb 5, nb 1) 10
Total (all out; 152.2 overs) 374 (2.45 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-77 (Ponsford), 2-88 (Woodfull), 3-125 (Bradman), 4-146 (Brown), 5-153 (Darling), 6-234 (McCabe), 7-281 (Oldfield), 8-355 (Chipperfield), 9-374 (Grimmett), 10-374 (O'Reilly)
Bowling O M R W Econ
K Farnes 40.2 10 102 5 2.52
G Geary 43 8 101 3 2.34
WR Hammond 13 4 29 0 2.23
H Verity 34 9 65 1 1.91
TB Mitchell 21 4 62 1 2.95
M Leyland 1 0 5 0 5.00
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
CF Walters* lbw b Grimmett 17 61 0 27.86
H Sutcliffe c Chipperfield b Grimmett 62 130 152 10 0 40.78
WR Hammond c McCabe b O'Reilly 25 79 0 31.64
Nawab of Pataudi snr c McCabe b Wall 12 79 0 15.18
M Leyland c & b Grimmett 6 16 0 37.50
EH Hendren b O'Reilly 79 223 247 8 0 31.98
LEG Ames c Wall b O'Reilly 7 48 0 14.58
G Geary st †Oldfield b Grimmett 53 136 10 0 38.97
H Verity b O'Reilly 0 9 0 0 0.00
K Farnes b Grimmett 1 3 0 0 33.33
TB Mitchell not out 1 3 0 0 33.33
Extras (b 5) 5
Total (all out; 138.3 overs) 268 (1.93 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-45 (Walters), 2-102 (Sutcliffe), 3-106 (Hammond), 4-114 (Leyland), 5-145 (Pataudi), 6-165 (Ames), 7-266 (Hendren), 8-266 (Geary), 9-266 (Verity), 10-268 (Farnes)
Bowling O M R W Econ
TW Wall 33 7 82 1 2.48
SJ McCabe 7 2 7 0 1.00
CV Grimmett 58.3 24 81 5 1.38
WJ O'Reilly 37 16 75 4 2.02
AG Chipperfield 3 0 18 0 6.00
Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
WM Woodfull* b Farnes 2 3 5 0 0 40.00
WH Ponsford b Hammond 5 35 0 14.28
WA Brown c †Ames b Verity 73 250 257 4 0 28.40
DG Bradman c †Ames b Farnes 25 47 39 0 64.10
SJ McCabe c Hammond b Farnes 88 105 121 15 1 72.72
LS Darling c Hammond b Farnes 14 18 0 77.77
AG Chipperfield c Hammond b Farnes 4 18 0 22.22
WAS Oldfield not out 10 28 0 35.71
WJ O'Reilly c Verity b Geary 18 13 1 138.46
CV Grimmett not out 3 8 0 0 37.50
Extras (b 22, lb 9) 31
Total (8 wickets dec; 90 overs) 273 (3.03 runs per over)
Did not bat TW Wall
Fall of wickets 1-2 (Woodfull), 2-32 (Ponsford), 3-69 (Bradman), 4-181 (McCabe), 5-219 (Darling), 6-231 (Chipperfield), 7-244 (Brown), 8-267 (O'Reilly)
Bowling O M R W Econ
K Farnes 25 3 77 5 3.08
G Geary 23 5 46 1 2.00
WR Hammond 12 5 25 1 2.08
H Verity 17 8 48 1 2.82
TB Mitchell 13 2 46 0 3.53
England 2nd innings (target: 380 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
H Sutcliffe c Chipperfield b O'Reilly 24 85 102 0 23.52
CF Walters* b O'Reilly 46 135 153 0 30.06
WR Hammond st †Oldfield b Grimmett 16 45 53 0 30.18
Nawab of Pataudi snr c Ponsford b Grimmett 10 25 34 0 29.41
EH Hendren c Chipperfield b O'Reilly 3 30 45 0 0 6.66
M Leyland c †Oldfield b O'Reilly 18 105 127 0 14.17
LEG Ames b O'Reilly 12 70 86 0 13.95
G Geary c Chipperfield b Grimmett 0 5 5 0 0 0.00
H Verity not out 0 25 31 0 0 0.00
K Farnes c †Oldfield b O'Reilly 0 4 4 0 0 0.00
TB Mitchell lbw b O'Reilly 4 5 8 0 50.00
Extras (b 4, lb 3, nb 1) 8
Total (all out; 107.4 overs) 141 (1.30 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-51 (Sutcliffe), 2-83 (Hammond), 3-91 (Walters), 4-103 (Pataudi), 5-110 (Hendren), 6-134 (Ames), 7-135 (Geary), 8-137 (Leyland), 9-137 (Farnes), 10-141 (Mitchell)
Bowling O M R W Econ
TW Wall 13 2 27 0 2.07
SJ McCabe 2 0 7 0 3.50
CV Grimmett 47 28 39 3 0.82
WJ O'Reilly 41.4 24 54 7 1.29
AG Chipperfield 4 1 6 0 1.50
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series Australia led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debuts WA Brown and AG Chipperfield (Australia); K Farnes (England)
Umpires F Chester and A Dolphin
Close of play
Fri, 8 Jun - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 207/5 (SJ McCabe 50*, AG Chipperfield 17*)
Sat, 9 Jun - day 2 - England 1st innings 128/4 (Nawab of Pataudi snr 6*, EH Hendren 10*)
Sun, 10 Jun - rest day
Mon, 11 Jun - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 159/3 (WA Brown 37*, SJ McCabe 74*)
Tue, 12 Jun - day 4 - England 2nd innings 141 (107.4 ov) - end of match
 
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England v Australia at The Oval - Aug 18-22, 1934
Australia won by 562 runs
England v Australia at Leeds - Jul 20-24, 1934
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England v Australia at Manchester - Jul 6-10, 1934
Match drawn
England v Australia at Lord's - Jun 22-25, 1934
England won by an innings and 38 runs
England v Australia at Nottingham - Jun 8-12, 1934
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