Result
2nd Test, Sydney, Dec 17-22 1954, England tour of Australia
154 & 296
(53.4 ov, target 223)
228 & 184
England won by 38 runs
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
L Hutton (c)c Davidson b Johnston301091323027.52
TE Bailey  b Lindwall02837000.00
PBH May c Johnston b Archer518120027.77
TW Graveney c Favell b Johnston2173881028.76
MC Cowdrey c †Langley b Davidson2372781031.94
WJ Edrich c Benaud b Archer1023211043.47
FH Tyson  b Lindwall01314000.00
TG Evans c †Langley b Archer33300100.00
JH Wardle c Burke b Johnston3562705056.45
R Appleyard c Hole b Davidson817180047.05
JB Statham not out1418230077.77
Extras(lb 5)5
TOTAL(54.3 Ov, RR: 2.12)154
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Trevor Bailey), 2-19 (Peter May), 3-58 (Sir Leonard Hutton), 4-63 (Tom Graveney), 5-84 (Bill Edrich), 6-85 (Frank Tyson), 7-88 (Godfrey Evans), 8-99 (Colin Cowdrey), 9-111 (Bob Appleyard), 10-154 (Johnny Wardle)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RR Lindwall1734722.0700
RG Archer1271230.7500
AK Davidson1233422.1200
WA Johnston13.315633.1400
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
LE Favell c Graveney b Bailey2644582059.09
AR Morris (c)c Hutton b Bailey1215182080.00
JW Burke c Graveney b Bailey44851031051.76
RN Harvey c Cowdrey b Tyson1242670028.57
GB Hole  b Tyson1226301046.15
R Benaud lbw b Statham2051652039.21
RG Archer c Hutton b Tyson49891276155.05
AK Davidson  b Statham2054592037.03
RR Lindwall c †Evans b Tyson1924372079.16
GRA Langley  b Bailey512311041.66
WA Johnston not out068000.00
Extras(b 5, lb 2, nb 2)9
TOTAL(55.4 Ov, RR: 3.08)228
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Arthur Morris), 2-65 (Les Favell), 3-100 (Jim Burke), 4-104 (Neil Harvey), 5-122 (Graeme Hole), 6-141 (Richie Benaud), 7-193 (Alan Davidson), 8-213 (Ron Archer), 9-224 (Ray Lindwall), 10-228 (Gil Langley)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JB Statham1818323.4500
TE Bailey17.435942.5200
FH Tyson1324542.5900
R Appleyard713203.4200
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
L Hutton (c)c Benaud b Johnston2853774052.83
TE Bailey c †Langley b Archer633361018.18
PBH May  b Lindwall10428029810037.14
TW Graveney c †Langley b Johnston033000.00
MC Cowdrey c Archer b Benaud541891936028.57
WJ Edrich  b Archer29113964025.66
FH Tyson  b Lindwall939431023.07
TG Evans c Lindwall b Archer410230040.00
JH Wardle lbw b Lindwall817250047.05
R Appleyard not out1964631029.68
JB Statham c †Langley b Johnston2539533064.10
Extras(lb 6, nb 4)10
TOTAL(104.3 Ov, RR: 2.12)296
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Trevor Bailey), 2-55 (Sir Leonard Hutton), 3-55 (Tom Graveney), 4-171 (Colin Cowdrey), 5-222 (Peter May), 6-232 (Bill Edrich), 7-239 (Frank Tyson), 8-249 (Godfrey Evans), 9-250 (Johnny Wardle), 10-296 (Brian Statham)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RR Lindwall31106931.6600
RG Archer2295331.8000
AK Davidson1325203.0000
WA Johnston19.327032.7000
R Benaud1934211.6500
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 223 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
LE Favell c Edrich b Tyson1627331059.25
AR Morris (c)lbw b Statham1017261058.82
JW Burke  b Tyson14881021015.90
RN Harvey not out921912599048.16
GB Hole  b Tyson043000.00
R Benaud c Tyson b Appleyard1247530025.53
RG Archer  b Tyson619270031.57
AK Davidson c †Evans b Statham5650083.33
RR Lindwall  b Tyson88910100.00
GRA Langley  b Statham0816000.00
WA Johnston c †Evans b Tyson1116402068.75
Extras(lb 7, nb 3)10
TOTAL(53.4 Ov, RR: 2.57)184
Fall of wickets: 1-27 (Arthur Morris), 2-34 (Les Favell), 3-77 (Jim Burke), 4-77 (Graeme Hole), 5-102 (Richie Benaud), 6-122 (Ron Archer), 7-127 (Alan Davidson), 8-136 (Ray Lindwall), 9-145 (Gil Langley), 10-184 (Bill Johnston)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JB Statham1964531.7700
TE Bailey602102.6200
FH Tyson18.418563.4400
R Appleyard611211.5000
JH Wardle421102.0600
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Series result5-match series level 1-1
Match numberTest no. 392
Season1954/55
Match days17,18,20,21,22 December 1954 (6-day match)
Umpires
Mel McInnes
Ronald Wright
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 17 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 18/1 (LE Favell 6*)
Sat, 18 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 228
Sun, 19 Dec - rest day
Mon, 20 Dec - day 3 - England 2nd innings 204/4 (PBH May 98*, WJ Edrich 16*)
Tue, 21 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 72/2 (JW Burke 13*, RN Harvey 26*)
Wed, 22 Dec - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 184 (53.4 ov) - end of match