result
2nd Test, Melbourne, Jan 1 - Jan 8 1925, England tour of Australia
600 & 250
(106.3 ov, target 372)479 & 290
Australia won by 81 runs
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Herbie Collins (c)c †Strudwick b Tate963401014.29
Warren Bardsley c †Strudwick b Gilligan1952760036.54
Arthur Richardson run out 1433310042.42
Bill Ponsford  b Tate1282332226054.94
Johnny Taylor run out 721421303050.70
Vic Richardson run out 13821719813063.59
Charles Kelleway c †Strudwick b Gilligan321381322023.19
Albert Hartkopf c Chapman b Gilligan801581628050.63
Jack Gregory c Gilligan b Tate4456405078.57
Bert Oldfield not out 391001062039.00
Arthur Mailey lbw b Douglas1640016.67
Extras(b 18, lb 5, nb 1)24
TOTAL(149.5 Ov, RR: 4.01)600
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Herbie Collins), 2-47 (Arthur Richardson), 3-47 (Warren Bardsley), 4-208 (Johnny Taylor), 5-301 (Bill Ponsford), 6-424 (Vic Richardson), 7-439 (Charles Kelleway), 8-499 (Jack Gregory), 9-599 (Albert Hartkopf), 10-600 (Arthur Mailey)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Maurice Tate451014232.37---00
Johnny Douglas19.509513.63---00
Dick Tyldesley35313002.79---00
Arthur Gilligan26111433.29---00
'Young Jack' Hearne1316903.98---00
Frank Woolley1132601.77---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Jack Hobbs  b Mailey15434028811045.29
Herbert Sutcliffe  b Kelleway17648143117036.59
Frank Woolley  b Gregory085000.00
'Young Jack' Hearne  b Mailey957420015.79
Patsy Hendren c †Oldfield b Kelleway3266571048.48
Percy Chapman c †Oldfield b Gregory2835412180.00
Johnny Douglas c Collins b AJ Richardson840450020.00
Dick Tyldesley c Collins b Gregory51171045.45
Maurice Tate  b AJ Richardson3435394097.14
Arthur Gilligan (c)not out 1723213073.91
Bert Strudwick  b Hartkopf414120028.57
Extras(b 4, lb 4, nb 4)12
TOTAL(138 Ov, RR: 3.47)479
Fall of wickets: 1-283 (Jack Hobbs), 2-284 (Frank Woolley), 3-305 ('Young Jack' Hearne), 4-373 (Patsy Hendren), 5-404 (Herbert Sutcliffe), 6-412 (Percy Chapman), 7-418 (Dick Tyldesley), 8-453 (Johnny Douglas), 9-458 (Maurice Tate), 10-479 (Bert Strudwick)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Jack Gregory34412432.74---00
Charles Kelleway30106221.55---00
Arthur Mailey34514123.11---00
Albert Hartkopf26112013.46---00
Arthur Richardson1462021.07---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Herbie Collins (c) b Hearne301171141025.64
Warren Bardsley lbw b Tate2320066.67
Arthur Richardson  b Tate91391069.23
Bill Ponsford  b Tate49130044.44
Johnny Taylor  b Tate901801497050.00
Vic Richardson c †Strudwick b Hearne831190025.81
Charles Kelleway c & b Hearne1787582019.54
Albert Hartkopf lbw b Tate068000.00
Jack Gregory not out 36101864035.64
Bert Oldfield lbw b Hearne3976703051.32
Arthur Mailey  b Tate31590020.00
Extras(b 11, lb 1)12
TOTAL(79.3 Ov, RR: 3.14)250
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Warren Bardsley), 2-13 (Arthur Richardson), 3-27 (Bill Ponsford), 4-106 (Herbie Collins), 5-126 (Vic Richardson), 6-166 (Johnny Taylor), 7-168 (Charles Kelleway), 8-168 (Albert Hartkopf), 9-239 (Bert Oldfield), 10-250 (Arthur Mailey)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Maurice Tate33.389962.22---00
Johnny Douglas40901.69---00
Dick Tyldesley20602.25---00
Arthur Gilligan1124002.73---00
'Young Jack' Hearne2958442.17---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 372 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Jack Hobbs lbw b Mailey2259452037.29
Herbert Sutcliffe c Gregory b Mailey12739037912032.56
Bert Strudwick lbw b Gregory2263421034.92
'Young Jack' Hearne lbw b Gregory2370602032.86
Frank Woolley lbw b AJ Richardson501521286032.89
Patsy Hendren  b Gregory1855543032.73
Dick Tyldesley c Ponsford b Mailey0104000.00
Johnny Douglas  b Mailey1441460034.15
Percy Chapman not out 411160036.36
Arthur Gilligan (c)c & b Mailey011000.00
Maurice Tate  b Gregory011000.00
Extras(b 6, lb 2, nb 2)10
TOTAL(106.3 Ov, RR: 2.72)290
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Jack Hobbs), 2-75 (Bert Strudwick), 3-121 ('Young Jack' Hearne), 4-211 (Frank Woolley), 5-254 (Patsy Hendren), 6-255 (Dick Tyldesley), 7-280 (Herbert Sutcliffe), 8-289 (Johnny Douglas), 9-289 (Arthur Gilligan), 10-290 (Maurice Tate)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Jack Gregory27.368742.38---00
Charles Kelleway1844201.75---00
Arthur Mailey2429252.88---00
Albert Hartkopf411402.63---00
Arthur Richardson2273511.19---00
Herbie Collins1131000.68---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season1924/25
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTEST No. 159
Match days - day match (0-day match)
Test debut
Albert Hartkopf
Albert Hartkopf
Umpires
Australia Image
Bob Crockett
Australia Image
Clement Garing
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 01 Jan - day 1 -Australia 1st innings 300/4 (Bill Ponsford 128*, Vic Richardson 39*, null ov)
Fri, 02 Jan - day 2 -Australia 1st innings 600
Sat, 03 Jan - day 3 -England 1st innings 283 (Jack Hobbs 154*, Herbert Sutcliffe 123*, null ov)
Sun, 04 Jan - rest day
Mon, 05 Jan - day 4 -Australia 2nd innings 63/3 (Herbie Collins 17*, Johnny Taylor 25*, null ov)
Tue, 06 Jan - day 5 -England 2nd innings 54/1 (Herbert Sutcliffe 12*, Bert Strudwick 15*, null ov)
Wed, 07 Jan - day 6 -England 2nd innings 259/6 (Herbert Sutcliffe 114*, Johnny Douglas 0*, null ov)
Thu, 08 Jan - day 7 -England 2nd innings 290/10 (106.3 ov) - end of match