Result
2nd Test, Melbourne, Dec 31 1920 - Jan 4 1921, England tour of Australia
499
(f/o)
251 & 157 (67.2 ov)
Australia won by an innings and 91 runs
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
HL Collins c Hearne b Howell641151036055.65
W Bardsley c †Strudwick b Woolley51891155057.30
RL Park  b Howell011000.00
JM Taylor c Woolley b Parkin681081285062.96
WW Armstrong (c)lbw b Douglas3964601060.93
C Kelleway c †Strudwick b Howell924280037.50
CE Pellew  b Parkin1161862038062.36
J Ryder c Woolley b Douglas1361470021.31
JM Gregory c Russell b Woolley10011513712086.95
WAS Oldfield c & b Rhodes2450353048.00
AA Mailey not out812240066.66
Extras(b 1, lb 3, nb 2, w 1)7
TOTAL(137.3 Ov, RR: 3.62)499
Fall of wickets: 1-116 (Herbie Collins), 2-116 (Roy Park), 3-118 (Warren Bardsley), 4-194 (Warwick Armstrong), 5-220 (Charles Kelleway), 6-251 (Johnny Taylor), 7-282 (Jack Ryder), 8-455 (Nip Pellew), 9-469 (Jack Gregory), 10-499 (Bert Oldfield)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
H Howell37514233.8300
JWHT Douglas2418323.4500
CH Parkin27011624.2900
JW Hearne1403802.7100
FE Woolley2788723.2200
W Rhodes8.312613.0500
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JB Hobbs c Ryder b Gregory1222182109055.96
W Rhodes  b Gregory715150046.66
JWH Makepeace lbw b Armstrong411110036.36
EH Hendren c Taylor b Gregory671461403045.89
CAG Russell c Collins b Gregory017000.00
FE Woolley  b Gregory512170041.66
JWHT Douglas (c)lbw b Gregory1551440029.41
CH Parkin c Mailey b Gregory4861050.00
H Strudwick not out2137440056.75
H Howell st †Oldfield b Armstrong525150020.00
JW Hearne absent hurt-
Extras(nb 1)1
TOTAL(87.3 Ov, RR: 2.86)251
Fall of wickets: 1-20 (Wilfred Rhodes), 2-32 (Harry Makepeace), 3-174 (Patsy Hendren), 4-185 (Jack Russell), 5-201 (Frank Woolley), 6-208 (Sir Jack Hobbs), 7-213 (Ciss Parkin), 8-232 (Johnny Douglas), 9-251 (Harry Howell)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JM Gregory2016973.4500
C Kelleway1915402.8400
WW Armstrong24.385022.0400
J Ryder1423102.2100
RL Park10909.0000
HL Collins903704.1100
England 2nd Innings (following on)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JB Hobbs  b Kelleway2037342054.05
W Rhodes c Collins b Armstrong2890830031.11
JWH Makepeace c Gregory b Armstrong436310011.11
EH Hendren c & b Collins1127008.33
CAG Russell c Armstrong b Collins516210031.25
FE Woolley  b Ryder501121093044.64
JWHT Douglas (c) b Gregory938421023.68
H Strudwick c †Oldfield b Armstrong2440361060.00
CH Parkin c Taylor b Armstrong924191037.50
H Howell not out088000.00
JW Hearne absent hurt-
Extras(b 3, lb 3, nb 1)7
TOTAL(67.2 Ov, RR: 2.33)157
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Sir Jack Hobbs), 2-53 (Harry Makepeace), 3-54 (Patsy Hendren), 4-58 (Wilfred Rhodes), 5-70 (Jack Russell), 6-104 (Johnny Douglas), 7-141 (Bert Strudwick), 8-151 (Frank Woolley), 9-157 (Ciss Parkin)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JM Gregory1203212.6600
C Kelleway1212512.0800
WW Armstrong15.252641.6900
J Ryder1021711.7000
HL Collins1754722.7600
CE Pellew10303.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 136
Season1920/21
Match days31 December 1920, 1,3,4 January 1921 (timeless match)
Test debut
Roy Park
Harry Makepeace
Harry Howell
Umpires
David Elder
Bob Crockett
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 31 Dec - day 1 - Australia 282/6 (CE Pellew 33*, J Ryder 13*)
Sat, 01 Jan - day 2 - England 93/2 (JB Hobbs 53*, EH Hendren 29*)
Sun, 02 Jan - rest day
Mon, 03 Jan - day 3 - England 76/5 (FE Woolley 15*, JWHT Douglas 0*)
Tue, 04 Jan - day 4 - England 157 (67.2 ov) - end of match