result
1st Test, Birmingham, Jun 8 - 13 1961, Australia tour of England
(154 ov)195 & 401/4
516/9d
Match drawn
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Pullar  b Davidson17-44-0-
Raman Subba Row c Simpson b Mackay59-171-0-
Ted Dexter c Davidson b Mackay10---0-
Colin Cowdrey (c) b Misson13-6500-
Ken Barrington c Misson b Mackay21---0-
Mike Smith c Lawry b Mackay02-000.00
Ray Illingworth c †Grout b Benaud15---0-
John Murray c Davidson b Benaud16---0-
David Allen run out 11---0-
Fred Trueman c Burge b Benaud20---1-
Brian Statham not out 7---0-
Extras(b 3, lb 3)6
TOTAL(84.3 Ov, RR: 2.30)195
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Geoff Pullar), 2-53 (Ted Dexter), 3-88 (Colin Cowdrey), 4-121 (Ken Barrington), 5-121 (Mike Smith), 6-122 (Raman Subba Row), 7-153 (John Murray), 8-156 (Ray Illingworth), 9-181 (David Allen), 10-195 (Fred Trueman)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Alan Davidson2667012.69---00
Frank Misson1564713.13---00
Ken Mackay29105741.96---00
Richie Benaud14.381531.03---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bill Lawry c †Murray b Illingworth57-11060-
Colin McDonald c Illingworth b Statham22-58-0-
Neil Harvey lbw b Allen114-212150-
Norm O'Neill  b Statham82-117110-
Peter Burge lbw b Allen25---0-
Bob Simpson c & b Trueman76-210-0-
Alan Davidson c & b Illingworth22---0-
Ken Mackay c Barrington b Statham64--100-
Richie Benaud (c)not out 36---0-
Wally Grout c Dexter b Trueman5---0-
Extras(b 8, lb 4, nb 1)13
TOTAL(152.5 Ov, RR: 3.37)516/9d
Did not bat: Frank Misson 
Fall of wickets: 1-47 (Colin McDonald), 2-106 (Bill Lawry), 3-252 (Norm O'Neill), 4-299 (Neil Harvey), 5-322 (Peter Burge), 6-381 (Alan Davidson), 7-469 (Bob Simpson), 8-501 (Ken Mackay), 9-516 (Wally Grout)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Fred Trueman36.5113623.69---00
Brian Statham43614733.41---00
Ray Illingworth441211022.50---00
David Allen2448823.66---00
Ted Dexter512204.40---00
England 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Pullar c †Grout b Misson28-120-0-
Raman Subba Row  b Misson112-244140-
Ted Dexter st †Grout b Simpson180-344310-
Colin Cowdrey (c) b Mackay14---0-
Ken Barrington not out 48-190-0-
Mike Smith not out 1--00-
Extras(lb 18)18
TOTAL(154 Ov, RR: 2.60)401/4
Fall of wickets: 1-93 (Geoff Pullar), 2-202 (Raman Subba Row), 3-239 (Colin Cowdrey), 4-400 (Ted Dexter)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Alan Davidson31106001.93---00
Frank Misson2868222.92---00
Bob Simpson34128712.55---00
Ken Mackay41138712.12---00
Richie Benaud2046703.35---00
MATCH DETAILS
Edgbaston, Birmingham
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Season1961
Series result5-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 507
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Bill Lawry
Bill Lawry
John Murray
John Murray
Umpires
England Image
Frank Lee
England Image
Syd Buller
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 08 Jun - day 1 - England 1st innings 180/8 (David Allen 11*, Fred Trueman 14*)
Fri, 09 Jun - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 359/5 (Bob Simpson 36*, Alan Davidson 16*)
Sat, 10 Jun - day 3 - England 2nd innings 5/0 (Geoff Pullar 0*, Raman Subba Row 5*)
Sun, 11 Jun - rest day
Mon, 12 Jun - day 4 - England 2nd innings 106/1 (Raman Subba Row 68*, Ted Dexter 5*)
Tue, 13 Jun - day 5 - England 2nd innings 401/4 (154 ov) - end of match