2nd Test, Sydney, Dec 14-20 1928, England tour of Australia
253 & 397
(7 ov, target 15)
636 & 16/2
England won by 8 wickets
Australia 1st Innings
WM Woodfull lbw b Geary682161744031.48
VY Richardson  b Larwood2752584051.92
AF Kippax  b Geary922172040.90
WH Ponsford retired hurt524180020.83
HSTL Hendry  b Geary3784824044.04
J Ryder (c)lbw b Geary2560553041.66
OE Nothling  b Larwood814151057.14
WAS Oldfield not out411141034035.96
CV Grimmett run out920190045.00
DD Blackie  b Geary826340030.76
H Ironmonger c †Duckworth b Larwood12015005.00
Extras(b 4, lb 9, w 2)15
TOTAL(108.2 Ov, RR: 2.33)253
Fall of wickets: 1-51 (Vic Richardson), 2-65 (Alan Kippax), 2-74* (Bill Ponsford, retired not out ), 3-152 (Bill Woodfull), 4-153 (Stork Hendry), 5-171 (Otto Nothling), 6-192 (Jack Ryder), 7-222 (Clarrie Grimmett), 8-251 (Don Blackie), 9-253 (Bert Ironmonger)
H Larwood26.247732.9200
MW Tate2192901.3800
JC White38107902.0700
G Geary1853551.9400
WR Hammond501803.6000
England 1st Innings
JB Hobbs c †Oldfield b Grimmett401451052027.58
H Sutcliffe c Hendry b Ironmonger1174650014.86
WR Hammond  b Ironmonger25160546130041.48
DR Jardine run out28123942022.76
EH Hendren c Richardson b Blackie741381238053.62
APF Chapman (c)c Ryder b Blackie2052500238.46
H Larwood c Ryder b Grimmett4382896052.43
G Geary lbw b Blackie662031628032.51
MW Tate lbw b Blackie25181950138.88
G Duckworth not out391481242026.35
JC White st †Oldfield b Hendry2949384059.18
Extras(b 2, lb 3, nb 1, w 4)10
TOTAL(272.1 Ov, RR: 2.33)636
Fall of wickets: 1-37 (Herbert Sutcliffe), 2-65 (Sir Jack Hobbs), 3-148 (Douglas Jardine), 4-293 (Patsy Hendren), 5-341 (Percy Chapman), 6-432 (Harold Larwood), 7-496 (Wally Hammond), 8-523 (Maurice Tate), 9-592 (George Geary), 10-636 (Jack White)
OE Nothling42156001.4200
CV Grimmett641419122.9800
H Ironmonger682114222.0800
DD Blackie591014842.5000
HSTL Hendry23.145212.2400
J Ryder1132202.0000
AF Kippax531102.2000
Australia 2nd Innings
WM Woodfull run out1112862586038.81
VY Richardson c Hendren b Tate066000.00
HSTL Hendry lbw b Tate1123052337036.72
AF Kippax lbw b Tate1034341029.41
J Ryder (c)c Chapman b Larwood7983867195.18
OE Nothling run out44106986041.50
WAS Oldfield lbw b Tate013000.00
CV Grimmett c Chapman b Geary1850600036.00
DD Blackie not out1138380028.94
H Ironmonger  b Geary021000.00
WH Ponsford absent hurt-
Extras(b 5, lb 6, w 1)12
TOTAL(151.4 Ov, RR: 2.61)397
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Vic Richardson), 2-215 (Stork Hendry), 3-234 (Bill Woodfull), 4-246 (Alan Kippax), 5-347 (Jack Ryder), 6-348 (Bert Oldfield), 7-370 (Otto Nothling), 8-397 (Clarrie Grimmett), 9-397 (Bert Ironmonger)
H Larwood35510513.0000
MW Tate46149942.1500
JC White3058302.7600
G Geary31.4115521.7300
WR Hammond904304.7700
England 2nd Innings (target: 15 runs)
G Geary  b Hendry821151038.09
MW Tate c sub b Hendry4651066.66
G Duckworth not out214130014.28
JC White not out21400200.00
TOTAL(7 Ov, RR: 2.28)16/2
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Maurice Tate), 2-13 (George Geary)
OE Nothling401203.0000
HSTL Hendry32421.3300
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 177
Match days14,15,17,18,19,20 December 1928 (timeless match)
Test debut
Otto Nothling
Don Blackie
David Elder
George Hele
Fri, 14 Dec - day 1 - Australia 251/8 (WAS Oldfield 40*, H Ironmonger 0*)
Sat, 15 Dec - day 2 - England 113/2 (WR Hammond 33*, DR Jardine 23*)
Sun, 16 Dec - rest day
Mon, 17 Dec - day 3 - England 420/5 (WR Hammond 201*, H Larwood 37*)
Tue, 18 Dec - day 4 - Australia 39/1 (WM Woodfull 17*, HSTL Hendry 21*)
Wed, 19 Dec - day 5 - Australia 339/4 (J Ryder 77*, OE Nothling 20*)
Thu, 20 Dec - day 6 - England 16/2 (7 ov) - end of match
  • WH Ponsford retired hurt at 74/2 (fractured left hand after being struck by Larwood)