5th Test, Sydney, Feb 27 - Mar 4 1931, West Indies tour of Australia
350/6d & 124/5d
(75.3 ov, target 251)
224 & 220
West Indies won by 30 runs
West Indies 1st Innings
FR Martin not out123-347110-
CA Roach lbw b Grimmett31-6750-
GA Headley lbw b McCabe105-146130-
GC Grant (c)c McCabe b Ironmonger62-9980-
JED Sealy c Kippax b Grimmett4-700-
LN Constantine c McCabe b Ironmonger0--00-
EL Bartlett  b Grimmett0--00-
IM Barrow not out7---0-
Extras(b 6, lb 5, nb 6, w 1)18
TOTAL(135 Ov, RR: 2.59)350/6d
Fall of wickets: 1-70 (Clifford Roach), 2-222 (George Headley), 3-332 (Jackie Grant), 4-337 (Derek Sealy), 5-338 (Baron Constantine), 6-341 (Barto Bartlett)
AG Fairfax2126002.8500
RK Oxenham24105102.1200
H Ironmonger42169522.2600
CV Grimmett33710033.0300
SJ McCabe1552611.7300
Australia 1st Innings
WM Woodfull (c)c Constantine b Martin22-10300-
WH Ponsford c Bartlett b Francis7-1500-
DG Bradman c Francis b Martin43-5130-
AF Kippax c Sealy b Constantine3-200-
KE Rigg c †Barrow b Francis14-2510-
SJ McCabe c Headley b Francis21-3510-
AG Fairfax st †Barrow b Scott54-11650-
RK Oxenham c †Barrow b Francis0-1200-
WAS Oldfield run out36-5240-
CV Grimmett not out15-2710-
H Ironmonger  b Griffith1-900-
Extras(b 1, lb 7)8
TOTAL(79.2 Ov, RR: 2.82)224
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Bill Ponsford), 2-66 (Sir Donald Bradman), 3-69 (Alan Kippax), 4-89 (Keith Rigg), 5-89 (Bill Woodfull), 6-130 (Stan McCabe), 7-134 (Ron Oxenham), 8-196 (Bert Oldfield), 9-215 (Alan Fairfax), 10-224 (Bert Ironmonger)
GN Francis1964842.5200
HC Griffith13.233112.3200
FR Martin2736722.4800
LN Constantine1022812.8000
OC Scott1014214.2000
West Indies 2nd Innings
FR Martin c McCabe b Grimmett20-4710-
CA Roach c †Oldfield b Ironmonger34-6560-
GA Headley  b Oxenham30-6030-
GC Grant (c)not out27-6320-
JED Sealy run out7-600-
LN Constantine c Bradman b Ironmonger4-500-
EL Bartlett not out0-500-
Extras(b 1, lb 1)2
TOTAL(51 Ov, RR: 2.43)124/5d
Fall of wickets: 1-46 (Freddie Martin), 2-66 (Clifford Roach), 3-103 (George Headley), 4-113 (Derek Sealy), 5-124 (Baron Constantine)
RK Oxenham1041411.4000
H Ironmonger1674422.7500
CV Grimmett1844712.6100
SJ McCabe721702.4200
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 251 runs)
WM Woodfull (c)c Constantine b Griffith18-5310-
WH Ponsford c Constantine b Martin28-5620-
DG Bradman  b Griffith0-1100-
AF Kippax c Roach b Constantine10-2320-
WAS Oldfield lbw b Griffith012000.00
KE Rigg c †Barrow b Constantine16-3210-
AG Fairfax not out60-14730-
SJ McCabe c Grant b Martin44-6430-
RK Oxenham lbw b Scott14-2200-
CV Grimmett c Constantine b Griffith12-2600-
H Ironmonger run out4-700-
Extras(b 3, lb 7, nb 2, w 2)14
TOTAL(75.3 Ov, RR: 2.91)220
Fall of wickets: 1-49 (Bill Woodfull), 2-49 (Bill Ponsford), 3-53 (Sir Donald Bradman), 4-53 (Bert Oldfield), 5-65 (Alan Kippax), 6-76 (Keith Rigg), 7-155 (Stan McCabe), 8-180 (Ron Oxenham), 9-214 (Clarrie Grimmett), 10-220 (Bert Ironmonger)
GN Francis1623202.0000
HC Griffith13.335043.7000
FR Martin1844422.4400
LN Constantine1725022.9400
OC Scott1103012.7200
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossWest Indies , elected to bat first
SeriesWest Indies tour of Australia
Series resultAustralia won the 5-match series 4-1
Match numberTest no. 208
Match days27,28 February, 2,3,4 March 1931 (timeless match)
Test debut
Keith Rigg
Walter French
Henry Armstrong
Fri, 27 Feb - day 1 - West Indies 298/2 (FR Martin 100*, GC Grant 48*)
Sat, 28 Feb - day 2 - Australia 89/5 (SJ McCabe 0*, AG Fairfax 0*)
Sun, 01 Mar - rest day
Mon, 02 Mar - day 3 - West Indies 124/5 (GC Grant 27*, EL Bartlett 0*)
Tue, 03 Mar - day 4 - no play
Wed, 04 Mar - day 5 - Australia 220 (75.3 ov) - end of match