5th Test, The Oval, Aug 14-18 1926, Australia tour of England
280 & 436
(52.3 ov, target 415)
302 & 125
England won by 289 runs
England 1st Innings
JB Hobbs  b Mailey37-55-0-
H Sutcliffe  b Mailey76-21060-
FE Woolley  b Mailey18---0-
EH Hendren  b Gregory8---0-
APF Chapman (c)st †Oldfield b Mailey49-75-0-
GTS Stevens c Andrews b Mailey17--21-
W Rhodes c †Oldfield b Mailey28-45-0-
G Geary run out9---0-
MW Tate  b Grimmett23-15-1-
H Larwood c Andrews b Grimmett0--00-
H Strudwick not out4--10-
Extras(b 6, lb 5)11
TOTAL(95.5 Ov, RR: 2.92)280
Fall of wickets: 1-53 (Sir Jack Hobbs), 2-91 (Frank Woolley), 3-108 (Patsy Hendren), 4-189 (Percy Chapman), 5-213 (Greville Stevens), 6-214 (Herbert Sutcliffe), 7-231 (George Geary), 8-266 (Maurice Tate), 9-266 (Harold Larwood), 10-280 (Wilfred Rhodes)
JM Gregory1543112.0600
CV Grimmett33127422.2400
AA Mailey33.5313864.0700
CG Macartney741602.2800
AJ Richardson721001.4200
Australia 1st Innings
WM Woodfull  b Rhodes35-120-0-
W Bardsley c †Strudwick b Larwood2--00-
CG Macartney  b Stevens25-30-0-
WH Ponsford run out2--00-
TJE Andrews  b Larwood3--00-
HL Collins (c)c Stevens b Larwood61-23020-
AJ Richardson c Geary b Rhodes16---0-
JM Gregory c Stevens b Tate73-100100-
WAS Oldfield not out33---0-
CV Grimmett  b Tate35-75-0-
AA Mailey c †Strudwick b Tate0--00-
Extras(b 5, lb 12)17
TOTAL(152.1 Ov, RR: 1.98)302
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Warren Bardsley), 2-44 (Charles Macartney), 3-51 (Bill Ponsford), 4-59 (Tommy Andrews), 5-90 (Bill Woodfull), 6-122 (Arthur Richardson), 7-229 (Jack Gregory), 8-231 (Herbie Collins), 9-298 (Clarrie Grimmett), 10-302 (Arthur Mailey)
MW Tate37.1174031.0700
H Larwood34118232.4100
G Geary2784301.5900
GTS Stevens2938512.9300
W Rhodes25153521.4000
England 2nd Innings
JB Hobbs  b Gregory100-221100-
H Sutcliffe  b Mailey161-428160-
FE Woolley lbw b Richardson27---0-
EH Hendren c †Oldfield b Grimmett15---0-
APF Chapman (c) b Richardson19---0-
GTS Stevens c Mailey b Grimmett22---0-
W Rhodes lbw b Grimmett14---0-
G Geary c †Oldfield b Gregory1--00-
MW Tate not out33-50-0-
H Larwood  b Mailey5-10-0-
H Strudwick c Andrews b Mailey2-500-
Extras(b 19, lb 18)37
TOTAL(182.5 Ov, RR: 2.38)436
Fall of wickets: 1-172 (Sir Jack Hobbs), 2-220 (Frank Woolley), 3-277 (Patsy Hendren), 4-316 (Percy Chapman), 5-373 (Greville Stevens), 6-375 (Herbert Sutcliffe), 7-382 (George Geary), 8-425 (Wilfred Rhodes), 9-430 (Harold Larwood), 10-436 (Bert Strudwick)
JM Gregory1815823.2200
CV Grimmett551710831.9600
AA Mailey42.5612832.9800
CG Macartney26162400.9200
AJ Richardson41218121.9700
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 415 runs)
WM Woodfull c Geary b Larwood0--00-
WH Ponsford c Larwood b Rhodes12---0-
CG Macartney c Geary b Larwood16---0-
W Bardsley c Woolley b Rhodes21-65-0-
HL Collins (c)c Woolley b Rhodes4---0-
TJE Andrews c Tate b Larwood15---0-
JM Gregory c Sutcliffe b Tate9---0-
AJ Richardson  b Rhodes4---0-
WAS Oldfield  b Stevens23---0-
CV Grimmett not out8---0-
AA Mailey  b Geary6---0-
Extras(lb 7)7
TOTAL(52.3 Ov, RR: 2.38)125
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Bill Woodfull), 2-31 (Charles Macartney), 3-31 (Bill Ponsford), 4-35 (Herbie Collins), 5-63 (Tommy Andrews), 6-83 (Warren Bardsley), 7-83 (Jack Gregory), 8-87 (Arthur Richardson), 9-114 (Bert Oldfield), 10-125 (Arthur Mailey)
MW Tate941211.3300
H Larwood1433432.4200
G Geary6.321512.3000
GTS Stevens311314.3300
W Rhodes2094442.2000
Kennington Oval, London
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Series resultEngland won the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 167
Match days14,16,17,18 August 1926 (timeless match)
Frank Chester
Sailor Young
Sat, 14 Aug - day 1 - Australia 60/4 (WM Woodfull 22*, HL Collins 1*)
Sun, 15 Aug - rest day
Mon, 16 Aug - day 2 - England 49/0 (JB Hobbs 28*, H Sutcliffe 20*)
Tue, 17 Aug - day 3 - England 375/6 (W Rhodes 0*)
Wed, 18 Aug - day 4 - Australia 125 (52.3 ov) - end of match