England tour of Australia, 1924/25 / Scorecard

The Ashes - 1st Test

Australia v England

Australia won by 193 runs

Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
HL Collins* c Hendren b Tate 114 235 311 9 0 36.65
W Bardsley c Woolley b Freeman 21 51 49 1 0 42.85
WH Ponsford b Gilligan 110 228 275 8 0 40.00
AJ Richardson b Hearne 22 60 69 2 0 31.88
JM Taylor c †Strudwick b Tate 43 96 120 2 0 35.83
VY Richardson b Freeman 42 93 100 3 0 42.00
C Kelleway c Woolley b Tate 17 33 43 1 0 39.53
HSTL Hendry c †Strudwick b Tate 3 15 15 0 0 20.00
JM Gregory c †Strudwick b Tate 0 2 3 0 0 0.00
WAS Oldfield not out 39 93 136 3 0 28.67
AA Mailey b Tate 21 87 95 1 0 22.10
Extras (b 10, lb 8) 18
Total (all out; 152.2 overs) 450 (2.21 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-46 (Bardsley), 2-236 (Collins), 3-275 (Ponsford), 4-286 (AJ Richardson), 5-364 (Taylor), 6-374 (VY Richardson), 7-387 (Hendry), 8-387 (Gregory), 9-388 (Kelleway), 10-450 (Mailey)
Bowling O M R W Econ
MW Tate 55.1 11 130 6 1.76
AER Gilligan 23 0 92 1 3.00
AP Freeman 49 11 124 2 1.89
JW Hearne 12.1 3 28 1 1.73
FE Woolley 9 0 35 0 2.91
JB Hobbs 2 0 13 0 4.87
APF Chapman 2 0 10 0 3.75
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
JB Hobbs c Kelleway b Gregory 115 219 266 7 0 43.23
H Sutcliffe c VY Richardson b Mailey 59 160 171 5 0 34.50
JW Hearne c sub b Mailey 7 15 20 1 0 35.00
FE Woolley b Gregory 0 8 10 0 0 0.00
EH Hendren not out 74 113 109 6 1 67.88
A Sandham b Mailey 7 28 25 0 0 28.00
APF Chapman run out 13 12 11 2 0 118.18
MW Tate c sub b Mailey 7 13 12 0 0 58.33
AER Gilligan* b Gregory 1 3 4 0 0 25.00
AP Freeman b Gregory 0 2 4 0 0 0.00
H Strudwick lbw b Gregory 6 13 13 1 0 46.15
Extras (b 1, lb 5, nb 3) 9
Total (all out; 79.7 overs) 298 (2.79 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-157 (Sutcliffe), 2-171 (Hearne), 3-172 (Woolley), 4-202 (Hobbs), 5-235 (Sandham), 6-254 (Chapman), 7-272 (Tate), 8-274 (Gilligan), 9-274 (Freeman), 10-298 (Strudwick)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JM Gregory 28.7 2 111 5 2.88
C Kelleway 14 3 44 0 2.35
AA Mailey 31 2 129 4 3.12
HSTL Hendry 5 1 5 0 0.75
AJ Richardson 1 1 0 0 0.00
Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
AJ Richardson c & b Freeman 98 169 197 10 0 49.74
W Bardsley b Tate 22 25 27 2 0 81.48
C Kelleway b Gilligan 23 76 87 2 0 26.43
HL Collins* c Chapman b Tate 60 154 192 3 0 31.25
WH Ponsford c Woolley b Freeman 27 30 52 3 0 51.92
VY Richardson c Hendren b Tate 18 32 35 2 0 51.42
HSTL Hendry c †Strudwick b Tate 22 56 58 1 0 37.93
JM Taylor b Tate 108 164 217 8 0 49.76
JM Gregory c Woolley b Freeman 2 6 6 0 0 33.33
WAS Oldfield c †Strudwick b Gilligan 18 44 56 1 0 32.14
AA Mailey not out 46 79 81 4 0 56.79
Extras (b 2, lb 5, w 1) 8
Total (all out; 125.7 overs) 452 (2.69 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-40 (Bardsley), 2-115 (Kelleway), 3-168 (AJ Richardson), 4-210 (Ponsford), 5-241 (VY Richardson), 6-260 (Collins), 7-281 (Hendry), 8-286 (Gregory), 9-325 (Oldfield), 10-452 (Taylor)
Bowling O M R W Econ
MW Tate 33.7 8 98 5 2.16
AER Gilligan 27 6 114 2 3.16
AP Freeman 37 4 134 3 2.71
JW Hearne 25 2 88 0 2.64
APF Chapman 3 1 10 0 2.50
England 2nd innings (target: 605 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
JB Hobbs c Hendry b Mailey 57 111 128 1 0 44.53
H Sutcliffe c Gregory b Mailey 115 247 254 11 0 45.27
JW Hearne b Gregory 0 16 22 0 0 0.00
APF Chapman c †Oldfield b Hendry 44 46 65 2 2 67.69
EH Hendren c Gregory b Hendry 9 26 39 0 0 23.07
FE Woolley c Mailey b Gregory 123 146 139 15 1 88.48
A Sandham c †Oldfield b Mailey 2 6 6 0 0 33.33
MW Tate c Ponsford b Kelleway 0 3 6 0 0 0.00
AER Gilligan* b Kelleway 1 7 12 0 0 8.33
AP Freeman not out 50 88 98 8 0 51.02
H Strudwick c †Oldfield b Hendry 2 5 7 0 0 28.57
Extras (b 4, lb 3, nb 1) 8
Total (all out; 96.7 overs) 411 (3.18 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-110 (Hobbs), 2-127 (Hearne), 3-195 (Chapman), 4-212 (Hendren), 5-263 (Sutcliffe), 6-269 (Sandham), 7-270 (Tate), 8-276 (Gilligan), 9-404 (Woolley), 10-411 (Strudwick)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JM Gregory 28 2 115 2 3.08
C Kelleway 21 5 60 2 2.14
AA Mailey 32 0 179 3 4.19
HSTL Hendry 10.7 2 36 3 2.48
AJ Richardson 5 0 13 0 1.95
Match details
Balls per over 8
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series Australia led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debuts WH Ponsford, AJ Richardson and VY Richardson (Australia); AP Freeman (England)
Umpires AC Jones and AP Williams
Close of play
Fri, 19 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 282/3 (AJ Richardson 21*, JM Taylor 1*)
Sat, 20 Dec - day 2 - England 1st innings 72/0 (JB Hobbs 42*, H Sutcliffe 28*)
Sun, 21 Dec - rest day
Mon, 22 Dec - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 61/1 (AJ Richardson 30*, C Kelleway 9*)
Tue, 23 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 258/5 (HL Collins 58*, HSTL Hendry 6*)
Wed, 24 Dec - day 5 - England 2nd innings 42/0 (JB Hobbs 13*, H Sutcliffe 27*)
Thu, 25 Dec - rest day
Fri, 26 Dec - day 6 - England 2nd innings 362/8 (FE Woolley 94*, AP Freeman 33*)
Sat, 27 Dec - day 7 - England 2nd innings 411 (96.7 ov) - end of match
 
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1925

Australia v England, 1924-5. 1st Test, Collins and Bardesley walk out

1st Test, Collins and Bardesley walk out

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1925

Australia v England, 1924-5 England touring party left to right back row  Bryan, Tyldesley, Tate, Toone, Whysall, Chapman, Sandham front row Strudwick, Douglas, Gilligan, Hobbs, Woolley on ground Hendren, Freeman, Sutcliffe, Howell

England touring party, 1924-25

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