Result
1st Test, Adelaide, Dec 12-16 1930, West Indies tour of Australia
296 & 249
(55.3 ov, target 170)
376 & 172/0
Australia won by 10 wickets
West Indies 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CA Roach st †Oldfield b Hurwood56-13021-
LS Birkett c & b Grimmett27-47-0-
GA Headley c Wall b Grimmett012000.00
FR Martin  b Grimmett39-8860-
LN Constantine c Wall b Grimmett1-300-
GC Grant (c)not out53-188-0-
EL Bartlett lbw b Grimmett84-11970-
IM Barrow c Bradman b Grimmett12-28-0-
GN Francis lbw b Hurwood5-20-0-
OC Scott c Fairfax b Grimmett3-500-
HC Griffith  b Hurwood1-200-
Extras(b 6, lb 8, nb 1)15
TOTAL(127.1 Ov, RR: 2.32)296
Fall of wickets: 1-58 (Lionel Birkett), 2-58 (George Headley), 3-118 (Clifford Roach), 4-123 (Baron Constantine), 5-131 (Freddie Martin), 6-245 (Barto Bartlett), 7-269 (Ivan Barrow), 8-290 (George Francis), 9-295 (Tommy Scott), 10-296 (Herman Griffith)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
TW Wall1606404.0000
AG Fairfax1113603.2700
CV Grimmett48198771.8100
A Hurwood36.1145531.5200
SJ McCabe1233202.6600
DG Bradman40701.7500
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
WH Ponsford c Birkett b Francis24-65-0-
A Jackson c †Barrow b Francis31-60-0-
DG Bradman c Grant b Griffith4-1500-
AF Kippax c †Barrow b Griffith146-229180-
SJ McCabe c & b Constantine90-13290-
WM Woodfull (c)run out6-25-0-
AG Fairfax not out41-10831-
WAS Oldfield c Francis b Scott15-40-0-
CV Grimmett c †Barrow b Scott011000.00
A Hurwood c Martin b Scott0-200-
TW Wall lbw b Scott0-200-
Extras(b 2, lb 10, nb 7)19
TOTAL(117.5 Ov, RR: 3.19)376
Fall of wickets: 1-56 (Archie Jackson), 2-59 (Bill Ponsford), 3-64 (Sir Donald Bradman), 4-246 (Stan McCabe), 5-269 (Bill Woodfull), 6-341 (Alan Kippax), 7-374 (Bert Oldfield), 8-374 (Clarrie Grimmett), 9-374 (Alec Hurwood), 10-376 (Tim Wall)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GN Francis1874322.3800
LN Constantine2208914.0400
HC Griffith2846922.4600
FR Martin2937302.5100
OC Scott20.528343.9800
West Indies 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CA Roach  b Hurwood9---0-
LS Birkett st †Oldfield b Grimmett64-10450-
GA Headley st †Oldfield b Grimmett11---0-
FR Martin run out3--00-
LN Constantine  b Grimmett14--20-
GC Grant (c)not out71-16060-
EL Bartlett c Grimmett b Hurwood11---0-
IM Barrow lbw b Bradman27-75-0-
GN Francis  b Hurwood3--00-
OC Scott c Kippax b Hurwood8---0-
HC Griffith st †Oldfield b Grimmett10---0-
Extras(b 16, lb 2)18
TOTAL(98 Ov, RR: 2.54)249
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Clifford Roach), 2-47 (George Headley), 3-52 (Freddie Martin), 4-74 (Baron Constantine), 5-115 (Lionel Birkett), 6-138 (Barto Bartlett), 7-203 (Ivan Barrow), 8-208 (George Francis), 9-220 (Tommy Scott), 10-249 (Herman Griffith)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
TW Wall1012002.0000
AG Fairfax32602.0000
CV Grimmett3879642.5200
A Hurwood34118642.5200
SJ McCabe821501.8700
DG Bradman51811.6000
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 170 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
WH Ponsford not out92-14850-
A Jackson not out70-14830-
Extras(b 8, nb 1, w 1)10
TOTAL(55.3 Ov, RR: 3.09)172/0
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GN Francis1013003.0000
LN Constantine9.332702.8400
HC Griffith1012002.0000
FR Martin1102802.5400
OC Scott1305504.2300
LS Birkett20201.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Adelaide Oval
TossWest Indies , elected to bat first
SeriesWest Indies tour of Australia
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 199
Season1930/31
Match days12,13,15,16 December 1930 (timeless match)
Test debut
Alec Hurwood
Lionel Birkett
Jackie Grant
Umpires
Arthur Jenkins
George Hele
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 12 Dec - day 1 - West Indies 286/7 (GC Grant 49*, GN Francis 3*)
Sat, 13 Dec - day 2 - Australia 297/5 (AF Kippax 118*, AG Fairfax 7*)
Sun, 14 Dec - rest day
Mon, 15 Dec - day 3 - West Indies 203/7 (GC Grant 50*)
Tue, 16 Dec - day 4 - Australia 172/0 (55.3 ov) - end of match