Result
1st Test, Brisbane, Dec 5-10 1958, England tour of Australia
134 & 198
(51.7 ov, target 147)
186 & 147/2
Australia won by 8 wickets
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
PE Richardson c Mackay b Davidson1128311039.28
CA Milton  b Meckiff518261027.77
TW Graveney c †Grout b Davidson1985991022.35
PBH May (c)c †Grout b Meckiff26971222026.80
MC Cowdrey c Kline b Meckiff1342432030.95
TE Bailey st †Grout b Benaud271161212023.27
TG Evans c Burge b Davidson422191018.18
GAR Lock c Davidson b Benaud530361016.66
JC Laker c Burke b Benaud1324251054.16
JB Statham c †Grout b Mackay2890025.00
PJ Loader not out68121075.00
Extras(lb 1, nb 1, w 1)3
TOTAL(59.4 Ov, RR: 1.68)134
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Arthur Milton), 2-16 (Peter Richardson), 3-62 (Tom Graveney), 4-75 (Peter May), 5-79 (Colin Cowdrey), 6-83 (Godfrey Evans), 7-92 (Tony Lock), 8-112 (Jim Laker), 9-116 (Brian Statham), 10-134 (Trevor Bailey)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AK Davidson1643631.6800
I Meckiff1753331.4500
KD Mackay811611.5000
R Benaud18.494631.8600
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CC McDonald c Graveney b Bailey42801206052.50
JW Burke c †Evans b Loader20811022024.69
RN Harvey lbw b Loader1440580035.00
NCL O'Neill c Graveney b Bailey341121512030.35
PJP Burge c Cowdrey b Bailey212190016.66
KD Mackay c †Evans b Laker1665633024.61
R Benaud (c)lbw b Loader1658811027.58
AK Davidson lbw b Laker25941203026.59
ATW Grout  b Statham215180013.33
I Meckiff  b Loader57160071.42
LF Kline not out421350019.04
Extras(b 4, lb 1, nb 1)6
TOTAL(72.1 Ov, RR: 1.93)186
Fall of wickets: 1-55 (Jim Burke), 2-65 (Colin McDonald), 3-88 (Neil Harvey), 4-94 (Peter Burge), 5-122 (Ken Mackay), 6-136 (Norm O'Neill), 7-162 (Richie Benaud), 8-165 (Wally Grout), 9-178 (Ian Meckiff), 10-186 (Alan Davidson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JB Statham2025712.1300
PJ Loader1945642.2100
TE Bailey1323532.0100
JC Laker10.131521.1100
GAR Lock1041701.2700
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
PE Richardson c & b Benaud843501018.60
CA Milton c †Grout b Davidson1761712027.86
TE Bailey  b Mackay684274584015.92
TW Graveney run out361691633021.30
PBH May (c)lbw b Benaud41291033.33
MC Cowdrey c Kline b Meckiff281381492020.28
TG Evans lbw b Davidson421210019.04
GAR Lock  b Meckiff13437002.94
JC Laker  b Benaud1534332044.11
JB Statham c McDonald b Benaud313140023.07
PJ Loader not out022000.00
Extras(b 10, lb 4)14
TOTAL(119.2 Ov, RR: 1.24)198
Fall of wickets: 1-28 (Peter Richardson), 2-34 (Arthur Milton), 3-96 (Tom Graveney), 4-102 (Peter May), 5-153 (Colin Cowdrey), 6-161 (Godfrey Evans), 7-169 (Tony Lock), 8-190 (Jim Laker), 9-198 (Trevor Bailey), 10-198 (Brian Statham)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AK Davidson28123020.8000
I Meckiff1973021.1800
KD Mackay96710.5800
R Benaud39.2106641.2600
LF Kline1443401.8200
JW Burke1051701.2700
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 147 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CC McDonald c Statham b Laker1550511030.00
JW Burke not out281732501016.18
RN Harvey c Milton b Lock2376841030.26
NCL O'Neill not out711221137058.19
Extras(b 2, lb 3, nb 5)10
TOTAL(51.7 Ov, RR: 2.12)147/2
Fall of wickets: 1-20 (Colin McDonald), 2-58 (Neil Harvey)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JB Statham611301.6200
PJ Loader912702.2500
TE Bailey512103.1500
JC Laker1733911.7200
GAR Lock14.753711.8600
MATCH DETAILS
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 460
Season1958/59
Match days5,6,8,9,10 December 1958 (6-day match)
Test debut
Norm O'Neill
Umpires
Mel McInnes
Col Hoy
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 05 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 8/0 (CC McDonald 5*, JW Burke 3*)
Sat, 06 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 156/6 (R Benaud 15*, AK Davidson 7*)
Sun, 07 Dec - rest day
Mon, 08 Dec - day 3 - England 2nd innings 92/2 (TE Bailey 27*, TW Graveney 33*)
Tue, 09 Dec - day 4 - England 2nd innings 198
Wed, 10 Dec - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 147/2 (51.7 ov) - end of match