Result
5th Test, Melbourne, Mar 8-16 1929, England tour of Australia
519 & 257
(134.1 ov, target 286)
491 & 287/5
Australia won by 5 wickets
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JB Hobbs lbw b Ryder14230127811047.17
DR Jardine c †Oldfield b Wall191261010015.07
WR Hammond c Fairfax b Wall38100764038.00
GE Tyldesley c Hornibrook b Ryder311161073026.72
G Duckworth c Fairfax b Hornibrook1237321032.43
EH Hendren c Hornibrook b Fairfax9518819010050.53
M Leyland c Fairfax b Oxenham13733030018041.51
H Larwood  b Wall43610133.33
G Geary  b Hornibrook414220028.57
MW Tate c sub b Hornibrook1535460042.85
JC White (c)not out948540018.75
Extras(b 4, lb 6, nb 2, w 1)13
TOTAL(215.1 Ov, RR: 2.41)519
Fall of wickets: 1-64 (Douglas Jardine), 2-146 (Wally Hammond), 3-235 (Sir Jack Hobbs), 4-240 (Ernest Tyldesley), 5-261 (George Duckworth), 6-401 (Patsy Hendren), 7-409 (Harold Larwood), 8-428 (George Geary), 9-470 (Maurice Tate), 10-519 (Maurice Leyland)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
TW Wall49812332.5100
PM Hornibrook48814232.9500
RK Oxenham45.1158611.9000
CV Grimmett25114001.6000
AG Fairfax2748413.1100
J Ryder1852921.6100
AF Kippax31200.6600
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
WM Woodfull c Geary b Larwood1023813253026.77
A Jackson run out3095893031.57
AF Kippax c †Duckworth b White381451162026.20
J Ryder (c)c Tate b Hammond301251122024.00
DG Bradman c Tate b Geary1232472178049.79
AG Fairfax lbw b Geary652422322026.85
RK Oxenham c †Duckworth b Geary77969008.86
WAS Oldfield c & b Geary624220025.00
CV Grimmett not out381701461022.35
TW Wall c †Duckworth b Geary918212050.00
PM Hornibrook lbw b White26106952024.52
Extras(b 6, lb 9, w 2)17
TOTAL(271.3 Ov, RR: 1.8)491
Fall of wickets: 1-54 (Archie Jackson), 2-143 (Alan Kippax), 3-203 (Jack Ryder), 4-203 (Bill Woodfull), 5-386 (Sir Donald Bradman), 6-399 (Alan Fairfax), 7-409 (Bert Oldfield), 8-420 (Ron Oxenham), 9-432 (Tim Wall), 10-491 (Percy Hornibrook)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
H Larwood3478312.4400
MW Tate622610801.7400
G Geary813610551.2900
JC White75.32213621.8000
WR Hammond1633111.9300
M Leyland301103.6600
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JB Hobbs c Fairfax b Grimmett651261166051.58
DR Jardine c †Oldfield b Wall012000.00
H Larwood  b Wall1121172052.38
WR Hammond c Ryder b Fairfax1642440038.09
GE Tyldesley c †Oldfield b Wall2162651033.87
EH Hendren  b Grimmett1750014.28
M Leyland not out531381406038.40
MW Tate c Fairfax b Hornibrook5457558094.73
G Geary  b Wall318190016.66
JC White (c)c Oxenham b Wall420180020.00
G Duckworth lbw b Oxenham927271033.33
Extras(b 19, lb 1)20
TOTAL(86.3 Ov, RR: 2.97)257
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Douglas Jardine), 2-19 (Harold Larwood), 3-75 (Wally Hammond), 4-119 (Sir Jack Hobbs), 5-123 (Patsy Hendren), 6-131 (Ernest Tyldesley), 7-212 (Maurice Tate), 8-217 (George Geary), 9-231 (Jack White), 10-257 (George Duckworth)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
TW Wall2656652.5300
PM Hornibrook1955112.6800
RK Oxenham10.313413.2300
CV Grimmett2476622.7500
AG Fairfax702012.8500
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 286 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
WAS Oldfield  b Hammond481561553030.76
PM Hornibrook  b Hammond18116971015.51
WM Woodfull  b Hammond351541282022.72
A Jackson  b Geary4675854061.33
AF Kippax run out2870820040.00
J Ryder (c)not out571721394033.13
DG Bradman not out3789723041.57
Extras(b 12, lb 6)18
TOTAL(134.1 Ov, RR: 2.13)287/5
Fall of wickets: 1-51 (Percy Hornibrook), 2-80 (Bert Oldfield), 3-129 (Bill Woodfull), 4-158 (Archie Jackson), 5-204 (Alan Kippax)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
H Larwood32.158102.5100
MW Tate38137602.0000
G Geary2053111.5500
JC White1882801.5500
WR Hammond2685332.0300
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Series resultEngland won the 5-match series 4-1
Match numberTest no. 180
Season1928/29
Match days8,9,11,12,13,14,15,16 March 1929 (timeless match)
Test debut
Percy Hornibrook
Alan Fairfax
Tim Wall
Umpires
George Hele
Alfred Jones
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 08 Mar - day 1 - England 240/4 (G Duckworth 3*)
Sat, 09 Mar - day 2 - England 485/9 (M Leyland 110*, JC White 2*)
Sun, 10 Mar - rest day
Mon, 11 Mar - day 3 - Australia 152/2 (WM Woodfull 78*, J Ryder 4*)
Tue, 12 Mar - day 4 - Australia 367/4 (DG Bradman 109*, AG Fairfax 50*)
Wed, 13 Mar - day 5 - England 18/1 (JB Hobbs 3*, H Larwood 11*)
Thu, 14 Mar - day 6 - Australia 7/0 (WAS Oldfield 6*, PM Hornibrook 1*)
Fri, 15 Mar - day 7 - Australia 173/4 (AF Kippax 12*, J Ryder 8*)
Sat, 16 Mar - day 8 - Australia 287/5 (134.1 ov) - end of match