result
3rd Test, Melbourne, Dec 29 1928 - Jan 5 1929, England tour of Australia
397 & 351
(target 332)417 & 332/7
England won by 3 wickets
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bill Woodfull c Jardine b Tate730291023.33
Vic Richardson c †Duckworth b Larwood3470075.00
Stork Hendry c Jardine b Larwood2374721031.08
Alan Kippax c Jardine b Larwood10025521311039.21
Jack Ryder (c)c Hendren b Tate1122192207151.14
Donald Bradman  b Hammond792201949035.90
Bert Oldfield  b Geary330190010.00
Ted a'Beckett c †Duckworth b White411641426025.00
Ron Oxenham  b Geary1558500025.86
Clarrie Grimmett c †Duckworth b Geary524200020.83
Don Blackie not out 2760028.57
Extras(b 4, lb 3)7
TOTAL(180.5 Ov, RR: 2.19)397
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Vic Richardson), 2-15 (Bill Woodfull), 3-57 (Stork Hendry), 4-218 (Alan Kippax), 5-282 (Jack Ryder), 6-287 (Bert Oldfield), 7-373 (Donald Bradman), 8-383 (Ted a'Beckett), 9-394 (Clarrie Grimmett), 10-397 (Ron Oxenham)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Harold Larwood37312733.43---00
Maurice Tate46178721.89---00
George Geary31.548332.60---00
Wally Hammond841912.37---00
Jack White57306411.12---00
Douglas Jardine1010010.00---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jack Hobbs c †Oldfield b a'Beckett2047331042.55
Herbert Sutcliffe  b Blackie582531993022.92
Wally Hammond c a'Beckett b Blackie20047239817042.37
Percy Chapman (c) b Blackie2440351060.00
Patsy Hendren c a'Beckett b Hendry1947381040.42
Douglas Jardine c & b Blackie622131946029.10
Harold Larwood c & b Blackie0118000.00
George Geary lbw b Grimmett12420004.16
Maurice Tate c Kippax b Grimmett2133352063.63
George Duckworth  b Blackie3860037.50
Jack White not out 822220036.36
Extras(b 1)1
TOTAL(195 Ov, RR: 2.13)417
Fall of wickets: 1-28 (Jack Hobbs), 2-161 (Herbert Sutcliffe), 3-201 (Percy Chapman), 4-238 (Patsy Hendren), 5-364 (Wally Hammond), 6-364 (Harold Larwood), 7-381 (George Geary), 8-385 (Douglas Jardine), 9-391 (George Duckworth), 10-417 (Maurice Tate)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ted a'Beckett3779212.48---00
Stork Hendry2083511.75---00
Clarrie Grimmett551411422.07---00
Ron Oxenham35116701.91---00
Don Blackie44139462.13---00
Jack Ryder401403.50---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bill Woodfull c †Duckworth b Tate1073092717034.62
Vic Richardson  b Larwood5770071.42
Stork Hendry st †Duckworth b White1273680016.43
Alan Kippax  b Tate4199944041.41
Jack Ryder (c) b Geary51171045.45
Donald Bradman c †Duckworth b Geary1122812467039.85
Bert Oldfield  b White751401013.72
Ted a'Beckett  b White624250025.00
Ron Oxenham  b White391031052037.86
Clarrie Grimmett not out 423220017.39
Don Blackie  b White01411000.00
Extras(b 6, lb 7)13
TOTAL(165.5 Ov, RR: 2.11)351
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Vic Richardson), 2-60 (Stork Hendry), 3-138 (Alan Kippax), 4-143 (Jack Ryder), 5-201 (Bill Woodfull), 6-226 (Bert Oldfield), 7-252 (Ted a'Beckett), 8-345 (Donald Bradman), 9-351 (Ron Oxenham), 10-351 (Don Blackie)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Harold Larwood1633712.31---00
Maurice Tate47157021.48---00
George Geary3049423.13---00
Wally Hammond1663001.87---00
Jack White56.52010751.88---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 332 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jack Hobbs lbw b Blackie491561381031.41
Herbert Sutcliffe lbw b Grimmett13546238410029.22
Douglas Jardine  b Grimmett331271153025.98
Wally Hammond run out 32104694030.76
Patsy Hendren  b Oxenham4593714048.38
Percy Chapman (c)c Woodfull b Ryder510150050.00
Maurice Tate run out 036000.00
George Geary not out 44410100.00
George Duckworth not out 00100-
Extras(b 15, lb 14)29
TOTAL(159.5 Ov, RR: 2.07)332/7
Fall of wickets: 1-105 (Jack Hobbs), 2-199 (Douglas Jardine), 3-257 (Wally Hammond), 4-318 (Herbert Sutcliffe), 5-326 (Patsy Hendren), 6-328 (Percy Chapman), 7-328 (Maurice Tate)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ted a'Beckett2253901.77---00
Stork Hendry2353301.43---00
Clarrie Grimmett42129622.28---00
Ron Oxenham28104411.57---00
Don Blackie39117511.92---00
Jack Ryder5.511612.74---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season1928/29
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 3-0
Match numberTest no. 178
Match daysday (0-day match)
Test debut
Ron Oxenham
Ron Oxenham
Ted a'Beckett
Ted a'Beckett
Umpires
Australia Image
David Elder
Australia Image
George Hele
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 29 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 276/4 (Jack Ryder 111*, Donald Bradman 26*)
Sun, 30 Dec - rest day
Mon, 31 Dec - day 2 - England 1st innings 47/1 (Herbert Sutcliffe 15*, Wally Hammond 12*)
Tue, 01 Jan - day 3 - England 1st innings 312/4 (Wally Hammond 169*, Douglas Jardine 21*)
Wed, 02 Jan - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 118/2 (Bill Woodfull 64*, Alan Kippax 34*)
Thu, 03 Jan - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 347/8 (Ron Oxenham 39*, Clarrie Grimmett 0*)
Fri, 04 Jan - day 6 - England 2nd innings 171/1 (Herbert Sutcliffe 83*, Douglas Jardine 18*)
Sat, 05 Jan - day 7 - England 2nd innings 332/7 (159.5 ov) - end of match