Result
3rd Test, Melbourne, Jan 1-7 1937, England tour of Australia
200/9d & 564
(78.6 ov, target 689)
76/9d & 323
Australia won by 365 runs
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JHW Fingleton c Sims b Robins381171194032.47
WA Brown c †Ames b Voce11729005.88
DG Bradman (c)c Robins b Verity1321280061.90
KE Rigg c Verity b Allen1651451031.37
SJ McCabe c Worthington b Voce631461446043.15
LS Darling c Allen b Verity2054561037.03
MW Sievers st †Ames b Robins12322004.34
WAS Oldfield not out2765813041.53
WJ O'Reilly c Sims b Hammond419190021.05
FA Ward st †Ames b Hammond713100053.84
Extras(b 2, lb 6, nb 2)10
TOTAL(65.3 Ov, RR: 2.29)200/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Bill Brown), 2-33 (Sir Donald Bradman), 3-69 (Keith Rigg), 4-79 (Jack Fingleton), 5-122 (Len Darling), 6-130 (Morris Sievers), 7-183 (Stan McCabe), 8-190 (Bill O'Reilly), 9-200 (Frank Ward)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
W Voce1834922.0400
GOB Allen1223512.1800
JM Sims913502.9100
H Verity1442421.2800
RWV Robins703123.3200
WR Hammond5.301622.2300
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
TS Worthington c Bradman b McCabe042000.00
CJ Barnett c Darling b Sievers1134272032.35
WR Hammond c Darling b Sievers3288814036.36
M Leyland c Darling b O'Reilly1749411034.69
JM Sims c Brown b Sievers315270020.00
LEG Ames  b Sievers323190013.04
RWV Robins c O'Reilly b Sievers021000.00
J Hardstaffjnr  b O'Reilly33600100.00
GOB Allen (c)not out029000.00
H Verity c Brown b O'Reilly031000.00
W Voce not out043000.00
Extras(b 5, lb 1, nb 1)7
TOTAL(28.2 Ov, RR: 2.01)76/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Stan Worthington), 2-14 (Charlie Barnett), 3-56 (Maurice Leyland), 4-68 (Wally Hammond), 5-71 (Jim Sims), 6-71 (Walter Robins), 7-76 (Les Ames), 8-76 (Joe Hardstaff), 9-76 (Hedley Verity)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SJ McCabe21712.6200
MW Sievers11.252151.4000
WJ O'Reilly1252831.7500
LO Fleetwood-Smith311303.2500
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
WJ O'Reilly c & b Voce011000.00
LO Fleetwood-Smith c Verity b Voce0713000.00
FA Ward c Hardstaff b Verity1875680024.00
KE Rigg lbw b Sims471201223039.16
WA Brown c Barnett b Voce2039431051.28
JHW Fingleton c †Ames b Sims1364283866031.77
DG Bradman (c)c Allen b Verity27037545822072.00
SJ McCabe lbw b Allen2251432043.13
LS Darling  b Allen011000.00
MW Sievers not out2586711029.06
WAS Oldfield lbw b Verity728231025.00
Extras(b 6, lb 2, nb 10, w 1)19
TOTAL(149.7 Ov, RR: 2.82)564
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Bill O'Reilly), 2-3 (Chuck Fleetwood-Smith), 3-38 (Frank Ward), 4-74 (Bill Brown), 5-97 (Keith Rigg), 6-443 (Jack Fingleton), 7-511 (Stan McCabe), 8-511 (Len Darling), 9-549 (Sir Donald Bradman), 10-564 (Bert Oldfield)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
W Voce29212033.1000
GOB Allen2328422.7300
JM Sims23110923.5500
H Verity37.797931.5600
RWV Robins1124603.1300
WR Hammond2238903.0300
TS Worthington401803.3700
England 2nd Innings (target: 689 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
TS Worthington c Sievers b Ward1695821016.84
CJ Barnett lbw b O'Reilly2357454040.35
WR Hammond  b Sievers5192787055.43
M Leyland not out11121219411052.35
LEG Ames  b Fleetwood-Smith1944343043.18
J Hardstaffjnr c Ward b Fleetwood-Smith1722162077.27
GOB Allen (c)c Sievers b Fleetwood-Smith1111810100.00
RWV Robins  b O'Reilly6168657089.70
H Verity c McCabe b O'Reilly1125151044.00
JM Sims lbw b Fleetwood-Smith032000.00
W Voce c Bradman b Fleetwood-Smith011000.00
Extras(lb 3)3
TOTAL(78.6 Ov, RR: 3.07)323
Fall of wickets: 1-29 (Charlie Barnett), 2-65 (Stan Worthington), 3-117 (Wally Hammond), 4-155 (Les Ames), 5-179 (Joe Hardstaff), 6-195 (Sir Gubby Allen), 7-306 (Walter Robins), 8-322 (Hedley Verity), 9-323 (Jim Sims), 10-323 (Bill Voce)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SJ McCabe803203.0000
MW Sievers1223912.4300
WJ O'Reilly2166532.3200
LO Fleetwood-Smith25.6212453.6100
FA Ward1216013.7500
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 257
Season1936/37
Match days1,2,4,5,6,7 January 1937 (timeless match)
Umpires
George Borwick
John Scott
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 01 Jan - day 1 - Australia 181/6 (SJ McCabe 63*, WAS Oldfield 21*)
Sat, 02 Jan - day 2 - Australia 3/1 (LO Fleetwood-Smith 0*, FA Ward 1*)
Sun, 03 Jan - rest day
Mon, 04 Jan - day 3 - Australia 194/5 (JHW Fingleton 39*, DG Bradman 56*)
Tue, 05 Jan - day 4 - Australia 500/6 (DG Bradman 248*, SJ McCabe 14*)
Wed, 06 Jan - day 5 - England 236/6 (M Leyland 69*, RWV Robins 27*)
Thu, 07 Jan - day 6 - England 323 (78.6 ov) - end of match