England tour of Australia, 1st Test: Australia v England at Sydney, Dec 19-27, 1924
The Ashes - 1st Test
Australia won by 193 runs
19,20,22,23,24,26,27 December 1924 (timeless match)
  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)
  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)
  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)
  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)
  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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