Result
1st Test, Sydney, Dec 19-27 1924, England tour of Australia
450 & 452
(96.7 ov, target 605)
298 & 411
Australia won by 193 runs
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
HL Collins (c)c Hendren b Tate1143112359036.65
W Bardsley c Woolley b Freeman2149511042.85
WH Ponsford  b Gilligan1102752288040.00
AJ Richardson  b Hearne2269602031.88
JM Taylor c †Strudwick b Tate43120962035.83
VY Richardson  b Freeman42100933042.00
C Kelleway c Woolley b Tate1743331039.53
HSTL Hendry c †Strudwick b Tate315150020.00
JM Gregory c †Strudwick b Tate032000.00
WAS Oldfield not out39136933028.67
AA Mailey  b Tate2195871022.10
Extras(b 10, lb 8)18
TOTAL(152.2 Ov, RR: 2.21)450
Fall of wickets: 1-46 (Warren Bardsley), 2-236 (Herbie Collins), 3-275 (Bill Ponsford), 4-286 (Arthur Richardson), 5-364 (Johnny Taylor), 6-374 (Vic Richardson), 7-387 (Stork Hendry), 8-387 (Jack Gregory), 9-388 (Charles Kelleway), 10-450 (Arthur Mailey)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
MW Tate55.11113061.7600
AER Gilligan2309213.0000
AP Freeman491112421.8900
JW Hearne12.132811.7300
FE Woolley903502.9100
JB Hobbs201304.8700
APF Chapman201003.7500
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JB Hobbs c Kelleway b Gregory1152662197043.23
H Sutcliffe c VY Richardson b Mailey591711605034.50
JW Hearne c sub b Mailey720151035.00
FE Woolley  b Gregory0108000.00
EH Hendren not out741091136167.88
A Sandham  b Mailey725280028.00
APF Chapman run out13111220118.18
MW Tate c sub b Mailey712130058.33
AER Gilligan (c) b Gregory1430025.00
AP Freeman  b Gregory042000.00
H Strudwick lbw b Gregory613131046.15
Extras(b 1, lb 5, nb 3)9
TOTAL(79.7 Ov, RR: 2.79)298
Fall of wickets: 1-157 (Herbert Sutcliffe), 2-171 ('Young Jack' Hearne), 3-172 (Frank Woolley), 4-202 (Sir Jack Hobbs), 5-235 (Andy Sandham), 6-254 (Percy Chapman), 7-272 (Maurice Tate), 8-274 (Arthur Gilligan), 9-274 (Tich Freeman), 10-298 (Bert Strudwick)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JM Gregory28.7211152.8800
C Kelleway1434402.3500
AA Mailey31212943.1200
HSTL Hendry51500.7500
AJ Richardson11000.0000
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AJ Richardson c & b Freeman9819716910049.74
W Bardsley  b Tate2227252081.48
C Kelleway  b Gilligan2387762026.43
HL Collins (c)c Chapman b Tate601921543031.25
WH Ponsford c Woolley b Freeman2752303051.92
VY Richardson c Hendren b Tate1835322051.42
HSTL Hendry c †Strudwick b Tate2258561037.93
JM Taylor  b Tate1082171648049.76
JM Gregory c Woolley b Freeman2660033.33
WAS Oldfield c †Strudwick b Gilligan1856441032.14
AA Mailey not out4681794056.79
Extras(b 2, lb 5, w 1)8
TOTAL(125.7 Ov, RR: 2.69)452
Fall of wickets: 1-40 (Warren Bardsley), 2-115 (Charles Kelleway), 3-168 (Arthur Richardson), 4-210 (Bill Ponsford), 5-241 (Vic Richardson), 6-260 (Herbie Collins), 7-281 (Stork Hendry), 8-286 (Jack Gregory), 9-325 (Bert Oldfield), 10-452 (Johnny Taylor)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
MW Tate33.789852.1600
AER Gilligan27611423.1600
AP Freeman37413432.7100
JW Hearne2528802.6400
APF Chapman311002.5000
England 2nd Innings (target: 605 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JB Hobbs c Hendry b Mailey571281111044.53
H Sutcliffe c Gregory b Mailey11525424711045.27
JW Hearne  b Gregory02216000.00
APF Chapman c †Oldfield b Hendry4465462267.69
EH Hendren c Gregory b Hendry939260023.07
FE Woolley c Mailey b Gregory12313914615188.48
A Sandham c †Oldfield b Mailey2660033.33
MW Tate c Ponsford b Kelleway063000.00
AER Gilligan (c) b Kelleway1127008.33
AP Freeman not out5098888051.02
H Strudwick c †Oldfield b Hendry2750028.57
Extras(b 4, lb 3, nb 1)8
TOTAL(96.7 Ov, RR: 3.18)411
Fall of wickets: 1-110 (Sir Jack Hobbs), 2-127 ('Young Jack' Hearne), 3-195 (Percy Chapman), 4-212 (Patsy Hendren), 5-263 (Herbert Sutcliffe), 6-269 (Andy Sandham), 7-270 (Maurice Tate), 8-276 (Arthur Gilligan), 9-404 (Frank Woolley), 10-411 (Bert Strudwick)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JM Gregory28211523.0800
C Kelleway2156022.1400
AA Mailey32017934.1900
HSTL Hendry10.723632.4800
AJ Richardson501301.9500
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 158
Season1924/25
Match days19,20,22,23,24,26,27 December 1924 (timeless match)
Test debut
Arthur Richardson
Bill Ponsford
Vic Richardson
Tich Freeman
Umpires
Alfred Jones
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 19 Dec - day 1 - Australia 282/3 (AJ Richardson 21*, JM Taylor 1*)
Sat, 20 Dec - day 2 - England 72/0 (JB Hobbs 42*, H Sutcliffe 28*)
Sun, 21 Dec - rest day
Mon, 22 Dec - day 3 - Australia 61/1 (AJ Richardson 30*, C Kelleway 9*)
Tue, 23 Dec - day 4 - Australia 258/5 (HL Collins 58*, HSTL Hendry 6*)
Wed, 24 Dec - day 5 - England 42/0 (JB Hobbs 13*, H Sutcliffe 27*)
Thu, 25 Dec - rest day
Fri, 26 Dec - day 6 - England 362/8 (FE Woolley 94*, AP Freeman 33*)
Sat, 27 Dec - day 7 - England 411 (96.7 ov) - end of match