Result
5th Test, Melbourne, Feb 26 - Mar 3 1937, England tour of Australia
604
(f/o)
239 & 165 (49.2 ov)
Australia won by an innings and 200 runs
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JHW Fingleton c Voce b Farnes1768891025.00
KE Rigg c †Ames b Farnes2887782032.18
DG Bradman (c) b Farnes16919122315088.48
SJ McCabe c Farnes b Verity11215516316072.25
CL Badcock c Worthington b Voce11822320515052.91
RG Gregory c Verity b Farnes801811955044.19
WAS Oldfield c †Ames b Voce2188761023.86
LJ Nash c †Ames b Farnes1759750028.81
WJ O'Reilly  b Voce18150012.50
EL McCormick not out1751472033.33
LO Fleetwood-Smith  b Farnes1317271176.47
Extras(b 1, lb 5, nb 4, w 1)11
TOTAL(140.5 Ov, RR: 3.22)604
Fall of wickets: 1-42 (Keith Rigg), 2-54 (Jack Fingleton), 3-303 (Stan McCabe), 4-346 (Sir Donald Bradman), 5-507 (Jack Badcock), 6-544 (Ross Gregory), 7-563 (Bert Oldfield), 8-571 (Bill O'Reilly), 9-576 (Laurie Nash), 10-604 (Chuck Fleetwood-Smith)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GOB Allen1709904.3600
K Farnes28.559662.5100
W Voce29312333.1800
WR Hammond1616202.9000
H Verity41512712.3200
TS Worthington606007.5000
M Leyland302606.5000
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CJ Barnett c †Oldfield b Nash18141730128.57
TS Worthington hit wicket b Fleetwood-Smith4487987050.57
J Hardstaffjnr c McCormick b O'Reilly832342408035.47
WR Hammond c Nash b O'Reilly1454621025.92
M Leyland  b O'Reilly716130043.75
RES Wyatt c Bradman b O'Reilly38971271039.17
LEG Ames  b Nash1943392044.18
GOB Allen (c)c †Oldfield b Nash039000.00
H Verity c Rigg b Nash01417000.00
W Voce st †Oldfield b O'Reilly3960033.33
K Farnes not out023000.00
Extras(lb 12, nb 1)13
TOTAL(71.5 Ov, RR: 2.5)239
Fall of wickets: 1-33 (Charlie Barnett), 2-96 (Stan Worthington), 3-130 (Wally Hammond), 4-140 (Maurice Leyland), 5-202 (Joe Hardstaff), 6-236 (Les Ames), 7-236 (Bob Wyatt), 8-236 (Sir Gubby Allen), 9-239 (Bill Voce), 10-239 (Hedley Verity)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
EL McCormick1315403.1100
LJ Nash17.517042.9700
WJ O'Reilly2375151.6600
LO Fleetwood-Smith1835112.1200
England 2nd Innings (following on)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CJ Barnett lbw b O'Reilly4155614174.54
TS Worthington c Bradman b McCormick616181037.50
J Hardstaffjnr  b Nash1440025.00
WR Hammond c Bradman b O'Reilly56106959052.83
M Leyland c McCormick b Fleetwood-Smith2869952040.57
RES Wyatt run out947311019.14
LEG Ames c McCabe b McCormick1127410040.74
GOB Allen (c)c Nash b O'Reilly726181026.92
H Verity not out23529005.71
W Voce c Badcock b Fleetwood-Smith1980011.11
K Farnes c Nash b Fleetwood-Smith011000.00
Extras(lb 3)3
TOTAL(49.2 Ov, RR: 2.51)165
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Stan Worthington), 2-10 (Joe Hardstaff), 3-70 (Charlie Barnett), 4-121 (Wally Hammond), 5-142 (Bob Wyatt), 6-142 (Maurice Leyland), 7-153 (Sir Gubby Allen), 8-162 (Les Ames), 9-165 (Bill Voce), 10-165 (Ken Farnes)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
EL McCormick903322.7500
LJ Nash713413.6400
WJ O'Reilly1965832.2800
LO Fleetwood-Smith13.233632.0300
SJ McCabe10100.7500
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Series resultAustralia won the 5-match series 3-2
Match numberTest no. 259
Season1936/37
Match days26,27 February, 1,2,3 March 1937 (timeless match)
Umpires
George Borwick
John Scott
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 26 Feb - day 1 - Australia 342/3 (DG Bradman 165*, CL Badcock 12*)
Sat, 27 Feb - day 2 - Australia 593/9 (EL McCormick 9*, LO Fleetwood-Smith 11*)
Sun, 28 Feb - rest day
Mon, 01 Mar - day 3 - England 184/4 (J Hardstaff 73*, RES Wyatt 20*)
Tue, 02 Mar - day 4 - England 165/8 (H Verity 2*, W Voce 1*)
Wed, 03 Mar - day 5 - England 165 (49.2 ov) - end of match