result
2nd Test, Melbourne, Dec 22 - 27 1950, England [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of Australia
194 & 181
(63.7 ov, target 179)197 & 150
Australia won by 28 runs
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Ken Archer c Bedser b Bailey26-131100.00
Arthur Morris c Hutton b Bedser2-17000.00
Neil Harvey c †Evans b Bedser42-68600.00
Keith Miller lbw b Brown18-57400.00
Lindsay Hassett (c) b Bailey52-110400.00
Sam Loxton c †Evans b Close32-85100.00
Ray Lindwall lbw b Bailey8-42100.00
Don Tallon not out 7-44000.00
Ian Johnson c Parkhouse b Bedser0-6000.00
Bill Johnston c Hutton b Bedser0-1000.00
Jack Iverson  b Bailey1-3000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 2)6
TOTAL(59.1 Ov, RR: 3.28)194
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Arthur Morris), 2-67 (Neil Harvey), 3-89 (Ken Archer), 4-93 (Keith Miller), 5-177 (Sam Loxton), 6-177 (Lindsay Hassett), 7-192 (Ray Lindwall), 8-193 (Ian Johnson), 9-193 (Bill Johnston), 10-194 (Jack Iverson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Trevor Bailey17.154041.75---00
Alec Bedser1933741.46---00
Doug Wright806305.90---00
Freddie Brown902812.33---00
Brian Close612012.50---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Reg Simpson c Johnson b Miller4-15000.00
Cyril Washbrook lbw b Lindwall21-52100.00
John Dewes c Miller b Johnston8-30000.00
Leonard Hutton c †Tallon b Iverson12-39100.00
Gilbert Parkhouse c Hassett b Miller9-45000.00
Brian Close c Loxton b Iverson0-2000.00
Freddie Brown (c)c Johnson b Iverson62-123410.00
Trevor Bailey  b Lindwall12-71000.00
Godfrey Evans c Johnson b Iverson49-84400.00
Alec Bedser not out 4-50000.00
Doug Wright lbw b Johnston2-4000.00
Extras(b 8, lb 6)14
TOTAL(62 Ov, RR: 3.17)197
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Reg Simpson), 2-33 (John Dewes), 3-37 (Cyril Washbrook), 4-54 (Leonard Hutton), 5-54 (Brian Close), 6-61 (Gilbert Parkhouse), 7-126 (Trevor Bailey), 8-153 (Freddie Brown), 9-194 (Godfrey Evans), 10-197 (Doug Wright)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ray Lindwall1324622.65---00
Keith Miller1303922.25---00
Bill Johnston912822.33---00
Jack Iverson1833741.54---00
Ian Johnson511902.85---00
Sam Loxton411402.62---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Ken Archer c Bailey b Bedser46-130400.00
Arthur Morris lbw b Wright18-63200.00
Neil Harvey run out 31-70200.00
Keith Miller  b Bailey14-42200.00
Lindsay Hassett (c)c Bailey b Brown19-93200.00
Sam Loxton c †Evans b Brown2-14000.00
Ray Lindwall c †Evans b Brown7-26100.00
Don Tallon lbw b Brown0-2000.00
Ian Johnson c Close b Bedser23-40300.00
Bill Johnston  b Bailey6-24000.00
Jack Iverson not out 0-3000.00
Extras(b 10, lb 5)15
TOTAL(53.3 Ov, RR: 3.39)181
Fall of wickets: 1-43 (Arthur Morris), 2-99 (Ken Archer), 3-100 (Neil Harvey), 4-126 (Keith Miller), 5-131 (Sam Loxton), 6-151 (Ray Lindwall), 7-151 (Don Tallon), 8-156 (Lindsay Hassett), 9-181 (Bill Johnston), 10-181 (Ian Johnson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Trevor Bailey1534722.35---00
Alec Bedser16.324321.96---00
Doug Wright904213.50---00
Freddie Brown1222641.62---00
Brian Close10806.00---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 179 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Reg Simpson  b Lindwall23-93000.00
Cyril Washbrook  b Iverson8-33000.00
Trevor Bailey  b Johnson0-5000.00
Leonard Hutton c Lindwall b Johnston40-124400.00
John Dewes c Harvey b Iverson5-46100.00
Gilbert Parkhouse lbw b Johnston28-102200.00
Brian Close lbw b Johnston1-8000.00
Freddie Brown (c) b Lindwall8-42100.00
Godfrey Evans  b Lindwall2-9000.00
Alec Bedser not out 14-34100.00
Doug Wright lbw b Johnston2-16000.00
Extras(b 17, lb 2)19
TOTAL(63.7 Ov, RR: 2.34)150
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Cyril Washbrook), 2-22 (Trevor Bailey), 3-52 (Reg Simpson), 4-82 (John Dewes), 5-92 (Leonard Hutton), 6-95 (Brian Close), 7-122 (Freddie Brown), 8-124 (Godfrey Evans), 9-134 (Gilbert Parkhouse), 10-150 (Doug Wright)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ray Lindwall1212931.81---00
Keith Miller521602.40---00
Bill Johnston13.712641.40---00
Jack Iverson2043621.35---00
Ian Johnson1332411.38---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of Australia
Season1950/51
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 328
Match daysday(6-day match)
Test debut
Ken Archer
Ken Archer
Umpires
Australia Image
George Cooper
Australia Image
Ronald Wright
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 22 Dec - day 1 -Australia 1st innings 194
Sat, 23 Dec - day 2 -Australia 2nd innings 25/0 (Ken Archer 15*, Arthur Morris 10*)
Sun, 24 Dec - rest day
Mon, 25 Dec - rest day
Tue, 26 Dec - day 3 -England 2nd innings 28/2 (Reg Simpson 10*, Leonard Hutton 2*)
Wed, 27 Dec - day 4 -England 2nd innings 150 (63.7 ov) - end of match