result
5th Test, The Oval, Aug 17 - 22 1961, Australia tour of England
(177 ov)256 & 370/8
Match drawn
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Pullar  b Davidson8-2610-
Raman Subba Row lbw b Gaunt12-4510-
Colin Cowdrey c †Grout b Davidson0-2100-
Peter May (c)c Lawry b Benaud71-183110-
Ted Dexter c †Grout b Gaunt24-7150-
Ken Barrington c †Grout b Gaunt53-19550-
John Murray c O'Neill b Mackay27-11020-
Tony Lock c †Grout b Mackay3-200-
David Allen not out 22-7920-
Brian Statham  b Davidson18-4720-
Jack Flavell c Simpson b Davidson14-1710-
Extras(b 1, lb 2, w 1)4
TOTAL(118.1 Ov, RR: 2.16)256
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Geoff Pullar), 2-20 (Raman Subba Row), 3-20 (Colin Cowdrey), 4-67 (Ted Dexter), 5-147 (Peter May), 6-193 (Ken Barrington), 7-199 (Tony Lock), 8-202 (John Murray), 9-238 (Brian Statham), 10-256 (Jack Flavell)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Alan Davidson34.188342.42---00
Ron Gaunt2435332.20---00
Richie Benaud1743512.05---00
Ken Mackay39147521.92---00
Bob Simpson42601.50---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bill Lawry c †Murray b Statham0-200-
Bob Simpson  b Allen40-10740-
Neil Harvey lbw b Flavell13-1810-
Norm O'Neill c sub b Allen117-200140-
Peter Burge  b Allen181-411220-
Brian Booth c Subba Row b Lock71-199120-
Ken Mackay c †Murray b Flavell5-1300-
Alan Davidson lbw b Statham17-4330-
Richie Benaud (c) b Allen6-2610-
Wally Grout not out 30-2860-
Ron Gaunt  b Statham3-1800-
Extras(b 10, lb 1)11
TOTAL(165.5 Ov, RR: 2.97)494
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Bill Lawry), 2-15 (Neil Harvey), 3-88 (Bob Simpson), 4-211 (Norm O'Neill), 5-396 (Brian Booth), 6-401 (Ken Mackay), 7-441 (Alan Davidson), 8-455 (Richie Benaud), 9-472 (Peter Burge), 10-494 (Ron Gaunt)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Brian Statham38.5107531.93---00
Jack Flavell31510523.38---00
Ted Dexter2426802.83---00
David Allen30613344.43---00
Tony Lock421410212.42---00
England 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Pullar c †Grout b Mackay13-5200-
Raman Subba Row c & b Benaud137-385151-
Ted Dexter c Gaunt b Mackay0-500-
Peter May (c)c O'Neill b Mackay33-4470-
Colin Cowdrey c Benaud b Mackay3-1300-
Ken Barrington c O'Neill b Benaud83-226100-
John Murray c †Grout b Benaud40-13070-
Tony Lock c Benaud b Mackay0-300-
David Allen not out 42-12440-
Brian Statham not out 9-2420-
Extras(b 6, lb 3, w 1)10
TOTAL(177 Ov, RR: 2.09)370/8
Did not bat: Jack Flavell 
Fall of wickets: 1-33 (Geoff Pullar), 2-33 (Ted Dexter), 3-83 (Peter May), 4-90 (Colin Cowdrey), 5-262 (Ken Barrington), 6-283 (Raman Subba Row), 7-283 (Tony Lock), 8-355 (John Murray)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Alan Davidson2976702.31---00
Ron Gaunt2273301.50---00
Ken Mackay682112151.77---00
Richie Benaud511811332.21---00
Bob Simpson201306.50---00
Norm O'Neill411303.25---00
Neil Harvey11000.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Season1961
Series resultAustralia won the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 511
Match daysday (5-day match)
Umpires
England Image
Charlie Elliott
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Frank Lee
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 17 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 210/8 (David Allen 7*, Brian Statham 2*)
Fri, 18 Aug - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 290/4 (Peter Burge 86*, Brian Booth 33*)
Sat, 19 Aug - day 3 - England 2nd innings 32/0 (Geoff Pullar 13*, Raman Subba Row 19*)
Sun, 20 Aug - rest day
Mon, 21 Aug - day 4 - England 2nd innings 155/4 (Raman Subba Row 69*, Ken Barrington 35*)
Tue, 22 Aug - day 5 - England 2nd innings 370/8 (177 ov) - end of match