Result
2nd Test, Melbourne, Dec 22-27 1950, England [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of Australia
194 & 181
(63.7 ov, target 179)
197 & 150
Australia won by 28 runs
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
KA Archer c Bedser b Bailey26-13110-
AR Morris c Hutton b Bedser2-1700-
RN Harvey c †Evans b Bedser42-6860-
KR Miller lbw b Brown18-5740-
AL Hassett (c) b Bailey52-11040-
SJE Loxton c †Evans b Close32-8510-
RR Lindwall lbw b Bailey8-4210-
D Tallon not out7-4400-
IWG Johnson c Parkhouse b Bedser0-600-
WA Johnston c Hutton b Bedser0-100-
JB Iverson  b Bailey1-300-
Extras(b 4, lb 2)6
TOTAL(59.1 Ov, RR: 2.46)194
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Arthur Morris), 2-67 (Neil Harvey), 3-89 (Ken Archer), 4-93 (Keith Miller), 5-177 (Sam Loxton), 6-177 (Lindsay Hassett), 7-192 (Ray Lindwall), 8-193 (Ian Johnson), 9-193 (Bill Johnston), 10-194 (Jack Iverson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
TE Bailey17.154041.7500
AV Bedser1933741.4600
DVP Wright806305.9000
FR Brown902812.3300
DB Close612012.5000
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RT Simpson c Johnson b Miller4-1500-
C Washbrook lbw b Lindwall21-5210-
JG Dewes c Miller b Johnston8-3000-
L Hutton c †Tallon b Iverson12-3910-
WGA Parkhouse c Hassett b Miller9-4500-
DB Close c Loxton b Iverson0-200-
FR Brown (c)c Johnson b Iverson62-12341-
TE Bailey  b Lindwall12-7100-
TG Evans c Johnson b Iverson49-8440-
AV Bedser not out4-5000-
DVP Wright lbw b Johnston2-400-
Extras(b 8, lb 6)14
TOTAL(62 Ov, RR: 2.38)197
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Reg Simpson), 2-33 (John Dewes), 3-37 (Cyril Washbrook), 4-54 (Sir Leonard Hutton), 5-54 (Brian Close), 6-61 (Gilbert Parkhouse), 7-126 (Trevor Bailey), 8-153 (Freddie Brown), 9-194 (Godfrey Evans), 10-197 (Doug Wright)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RR Lindwall1324622.6500
KR Miller1303922.2500
WA Johnston912822.3300
JB Iverson1833741.5400
IWG Johnson511902.8500
SJE Loxton411402.6200
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
KA Archer c Bailey b Bedser46-13040-
AR Morris lbw b Wright18-6320-
RN Harvey run out31-7020-
KR Miller  b Bailey14-4220-
AL Hassett (c)c Bailey b Brown19-9320-
SJE Loxton c †Evans b Brown2-1400-
RR Lindwall c †Evans b Brown7-2610-
D Tallon lbw b Brown0-200-
IWG Johnson c Close b Bedser23-4030-
WA Johnston  b Bailey6-2400-
JB Iverson not out0-300-
Extras(b 10, lb 5)15
TOTAL(53.3 Ov, RR: 2.54)181
Fall of wickets: 1-43 (Arthur Morris), 2-99 (Ken Archer), 3-100 (Neil Harvey), 4-126 (Keith Miller), 5-131 (Sam Loxton), 6-151 (Ray Lindwall), 7-151 (Don Tallon), 8-156 (Lindsay Hassett), 9-181 (Bill Johnston), 10-181 (Ian Johnson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
TE Bailey1534722.3500
AV Bedser16.324321.9600
DVP Wright904213.5000
FR Brown1222641.6200
DB Close10806.0000
England 2nd Innings (target: 179 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RT Simpson  b Lindwall23-9300-
C Washbrook  b Iverson8-3300-
TE Bailey  b Johnson0-500-
L Hutton c Lindwall b Johnston40-12440-
JG Dewes c Harvey b Iverson5-4610-
WGA Parkhouse lbw b Johnston28-10220-
DB Close lbw b Johnston1-800-
FR Brown (c) b Lindwall8-4210-
TG Evans  b Lindwall2-900-
AV Bedser not out14-3410-
DVP Wright lbw b Johnston2-1600-
Extras(b 17, lb 2)19
TOTAL(63.7 Ov, RR: 1.76)150
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Cyril Washbrook), 2-22 (Trevor Bailey), 3-52 (Reg Simpson), 4-82 (John Dewes), 5-92 (Sir Leonard Hutton), 6-95 (Brian Close), 7-122 (Freddie Brown), 8-124 (Godfrey Evans), 9-134 (Gilbert Parkhouse), 10-150 (Doug Wright)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RR Lindwall1212931.8100
KR Miller521602.4000
WA Johnston13.712641.4000
JB Iverson2043621.3500
IWG Johnson1332411.3800
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of Australia
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 328
Season1950/51
Match days22,23,26,27 December 1950 (6-day match)
Test debut
Ken Archer
Umpires
George Cooper
Ronald Wright
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 22 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 194
Sat, 23 Dec - day 2 - Australia 2nd innings 25/0 (KA Archer 15*, AR Morris 10*)
Sun, 24 Dec - rest day
Mon, 25 Dec - rest day
Tue, 26 Dec - day 3 - England 2nd innings 28/2 (RT Simpson 10*, L Hutton 2*)
Wed, 27 Dec - day 4 - England 2nd innings 150 (63.7 ov) - end of match