5th Test, The Oval, Aug 18-22 1934, Australia tour of England
701 & 327
(63.3 ov, target 708)
321 & 145
Australia won by 562 runs
Australia 1st Innings
WA Brown  b Clark101830-055.55
WH Ponsford hit wicket b Allen26642246027063.03
DG Bradman c †Ames b Bowes24427131632190.03
SJ McCabe  b Allen1012--083.33
WM Woodfull (c) b Bowes49122150-040.16
AF Kippax lbw b Bowes284955-057.14
AG Chipperfield  b Bowes324-0012.50
WAS Oldfield not out4263--066.66
CV Grimmett c †Ames b Allen743-0016.27
HI Ebeling  b Allen214-0014.28
WJ O'Reilly  b Clark713--053.84
Extras(b 4, lb 14, nb 13, w 2)33
TOTAL(171.2 Ov, RR: 4.09)701
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Bill Brown), 2-472 (Sir Donald Bradman), 3-488 (Stan McCabe), 4-574 (Bill Ponsford), 5-626 (Bill Woodfull), 6-631 (Alan Kippax), 7-638 (Arthur Chipperfield), 8-676 (Clarrie Grimmett), 9-682 (Hans Ebeling), 10-701 (Bill O'Reilly)
WE Bowes38216444.3100
GOB Allen34517045.0000
EW Clark37.2411022.9400
WR Hammond1205304.4100
H Verity43712302.8600
RES Wyatt402807.0000
M Leyland302006.6600
England 1st Innings
CF Walters c Kippax b O'Reilly64136115-047.05
H Sutcliffe c †Oldfield b Grimmett38128110-029.68
FE Woolley c McCabe b O'Reilly46-0066.66
WR Hammond c †Oldfield b Ebeling1559--025.42
RES Wyatt (c) b Grimmett1750-3034.00
M Leyland  b Grimmett11017116515164.32
LEG Ames retired hurt3357--057.89
GOB Allen  b Ebeling1929--065.51
H Verity  b Ebeling1162--017.74
EW Clark not out29-0022.22
WE Bowes absent hurt-
Extras(b 4, lb 3, nb 1)8
TOTAL(117.3 Ov, RR: 2.73)321
Fall of wickets: 1-104 (Herbert Sutcliffe), 2-108 (Cyril Walters), 3-111 (Frank Woolley), 4-136 (Bob Wyatt), 5-142 (Wally Hammond), 5-227* (Les Ames, retired not out ), 6-263 (Sir Gubby Allen), 7-311 (Hedley Verity), 8-321 (Maurice Leyland)
HI Ebeling2147433.5200
SJ McCabe612103.5000
CV Grimmett49.31310332.0800
WJ O'Reilly37109322.5100
AG Chipperfield402205.5000
Australia 2nd Innings
WA Brown c Allen b Clark17-0014.28
WH Ponsford c Hammond b Clark2238--057.89
DG Bradman  b Bowes771061166172.64
SJ McCabe c Walters b Clark70102--068.62
WM Woodfull (c) b Bowes1340--032.50
AF Kippax c Walters b Clark816--050.00
AG Chipperfield c †Woolley b Clark1628--057.14
WAS Oldfield c Hammond b Bowes02-000.00
CV Grimmett c Hammond b Bowes1418--077.77
HI Ebeling c Allen b Bowes4141--0100.00
WJ O'Reilly not out152640-057.69
Extras(b 37, lb 8, nb 4, w 1)50
TOTAL(68.3 Ov, RR: 4.77)327
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Bill Brown), 2-42 (Bill Ponsford), 3-192 (Sir Donald Bradman), 4-213 (Stan McCabe), 5-224 (Bill Woodfull), 6-236 (Alan Kippax), 7-236 (Bert Oldfield), 8-256 (Arthur Chipperfield), 9-272 (Clarrie Grimmett), 10-327 (Hans Ebeling)
WE Bowes11.335554.7800
GOB Allen1626303.9300
EW Clark2019854.9000
WR Hammond711802.5700
H Verity1434303.0700
England 2nd Innings (target: 708 runs)
CF Walters  b McCabe11210008.33
H Sutcliffe c McCabe b Grimmett2898885028.57
FE Woolley c Ponsford b McCabe035000.00
WR Hammond c & b O'Reilly43113--138.05
M Leyland c Brown b Grimmett1741--041.46
RES Wyatt (c)c Ponsford b Grimmett2241--153.65
GOB Allen st †Oldfield b Grimmett2646--056.52
H Verity c McCabe b Grimmett120-005.00
WE Bowes c Bradman b O'Reilly26-0033.33
EW Clark not out24-0050.00
LEG Ames absent hurt-
Extras(lb 1, nb 2)3
TOTAL(63.3 Ov, RR: 2.28)145
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Cyril Walters), 2-3 (Frank Woolley), 3-67 (Herbert Sutcliffe), 4-89 (Wally Hammond), 5-109 (Maurice Leyland), 6-122 (Bob Wyatt), 7-138 (Hedley Verity), 8-141 (Bill Bowes), 9-145 (Sir Gubby Allen)
HI Ebeling1051501.5000
SJ McCabe53521.0000
CV Grimmett26.3106452.4100
WJ O'Reilly2295822.6300
Kennington Oval, London
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Series resultAustralia won the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 237
Match days18,20,21,22 August 1934 (timeless match)
Test debut
Hans Ebeling
Frank Chester
Fanny Walden
Sat, 18 Aug - day 1 - Australia 475/2 (WH Ponsford 205*, SJ McCabe 1*)
Sun, 19 Aug - rest day
Mon, 20 Aug - day 2 - England 90/0 (CF Walters 59*, H Sutcliffe 31*)
Tue, 21 Aug - day 3 - Australia 186/2 (DG Bradman 76*, SJ McCabe 60*)
Wed, 22 Aug - day 4 - England 145 (63.3 ov) - end of match
  • LEG Ames retired hurt at 227/5 (strained back)