Result
4th Test, Adelaide, Jan 25-30 1963, England [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of Australia
393 & 293
(57 ov, target 356)
331 & 223/4
Match drawn
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
WM Lawry  b Illingworth10-4400-
RB Simpson c †Smith b Statham018000.00
RN Harvey c Statham b Dexter154-326180-
BC Booth c Cowdrey b Titmus34-10620-
NCL O'Neill c Cowdrey b Dexter100-171140-
AK Davidson  b Statham46-14030-
BK Shepherd c Trueman b Statham10-4300-
KD Mackay c †Smith b Trueman1-1300-
R Benaud (c) b Dexter16-4020-
GD McKenzie c Sheppard b Titmus15-4110-
ATW Grout not out1-1100-
Extras(lb 5, w 1)6
TOTAL(103.1 Ov, RR: 2.85)393
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Bob Simpson), 2-16 (Bill Lawry), 3-101 (Brian Booth), 4-295 (Norm O'Neill), 5-302 (Neil Harvey), 6-331 (Barry Shepherd), 7-336 (Ken Mackay), 8-366 (Richie Benaud), 9-383 (Alan Davidson), 10-393 (Graham McKenzie)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
FS Trueman1915412.1300
JB Statham2156632.3500
R Illingworth2038513.1800
ER Dexter2319433.0600
FJ Titmus20.128823.2700
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Pullar  b McKenzie9-1700-
Rev.DS Sheppard st †Grout b Benaud30-10130-
KF Barrington  b Simpson63-13990-
MC Cowdrey c †Grout b McKenzie13-8110-
ER Dexter (c)c †Grout b McKenzie61-11962-
TW Graveney c Booth b McKenzie22-5310-
FJ Titmus not out59-19460-
R Illingworth c †Grout b McKenzie12-3710-
AC Smith c Lawry b Mackay13-4510-
FS Trueman c Benaud b Mackay38-3752-
JB Statham  b Mackay1-900-
Extras(b 5, lb 5)10
TOTAL(90.2 Ov, RR: 2.75)331
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Geoff Pullar), 2-84 (David Sheppard), 3-117 (Ken Barrington), 4-119 (Colin Cowdrey), 5-165 (Tom Graveney), 6-226 (Ted Dexter), 7-246 (Ray Illingworth), 8-275 (Alan Smith), 9-327 (Fred Trueman), 10-331 (Brian Statham)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AK Davidson3.403006.4200
GD McKenzie3338952.0200
KD Mackay27.688032.1600
R Benaud1838213.4100
RB Simpson814013.7500
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
WM Lawry c Graveney b Trueman16-6010-
RB Simpson c †Smith b Dexter71-23730-
RN Harvey c Barrington b Statham6-1110-
BC Booth c †Smith b Dexter77-16771-
NCL O'Neill c Cowdrey b Trueman23-9120-
BK Shepherd c Titmus b Dexter13-3800-
KD Mackay c Graveney b Trueman3-700-
R Benaud (c)c Barrington b Trueman48-14040-
GD McKenzie c †Smith b Statham13-4010-
AK Davidson  b Statham2-1400-
ATW Grout not out16-4510-
Extras(b 1, lb 4)5
TOTAL(90.3 Ov, RR: 2.43)293
Fall of wickets: 1-27 (Bill Lawry), 2-37 (Neil Harvey), 3-170 (Bob Simpson), 4-175 (Brian Booth), 5-199 (Barry Shepherd), 6-205 (Ken Mackay), 7-228 (Norm O'Neill), 8-254 (Graham McKenzie), 9-258 (Alan Davidson), 10-293 (Richie Benaud)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
FS Trueman23.336041.9200
JB Statham2127132.5300
ER Dexter1706532.8600
FJ Titmus2456902.1500
R Illingworth512303.4500
England 2nd Innings (target: 356 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Pullar c Simpson b McKenzie3-1200-
Rev.DS Sheppard c †Grout b Mackay1-600-
KF Barrington not out132-232162-
MC Cowdrey run out32-8650-
ER Dexter (c)c Simpson b Benaud10-5210-
TW Graveney not out36-10460-
Extras(b 4, w 5)9
TOTAL(57 Ov, RR: 2.93)223/4
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (David Sheppard), 2-4 (Geoff Pullar), 3-98 (Colin Cowdrey), 4-122 (Ted Dexter)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McKenzie1406413.4200
KD Mackay821311.2100
R Benaud1533811.9000
NCL O'Neill804904.5900
RB Simpson1015003.7500
WM Lawry11000.0000
RN Harvey11000.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Adelaide Oval
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of Australia
Series result5-match series level 1-1
Match numberTest no. 538
Season1962/63
Match days25,26,28,29,30 January 1963 (5-day match)
Umpires
Alan Mackley
Col Egar
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 25 Jan - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 322/5 (AK Davidson 16*, BK Shepherd 4*)
Sat, 26 Jan - day 2 - England 1st innings 192/5 (ER Dexter 50*, FJ Titmus 2*)
Sun, 27 Jan - rest day
Mon, 28 Jan - day 3 - England 1st innings 328/9 (FJ Titmus 57*, JB Statham 0*)
Tue, 29 Jan - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 225/6 (NCL O'Neill 22*, R Benaud 13*)
Wed, 30 Jan - day 5 - England 2nd innings 223/4 (57 ov) - end of match