result
5th Test, Melbourne, Mar 8 - 16 1929, England tour of Australia
519 & 257
(134.1 ov, target 286)491 & 287/5
Australia won by 5 wickets
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jack Hobbs lbw b Ryder14230127811047.17
Douglas Jardine c †Oldfield b Wall191261010015.07
Wally Hammond c Fairfax b Wall38100764038.00
Ernest Tyldesley c Hornibrook b Ryder311161073026.72
George Duckworth c Fairfax b Hornibrook1237321032.43
Patsy Hendren c Hornibrook b Fairfax9518819010050.53
Maurice Leyland c Fairfax b Oxenham13733030018041.51
Harold Larwood  b Wall43610133.33
George Geary  b Hornibrook414220028.57
Maurice Tate c sub b Hornibrook1535460042.85
Jack White (c)not out 948540018.75
Extras(b 4, lb 6, nb 2, w 1)13
TOTAL(215.1 Ov, RR: 2.41)519
Fall of wickets: 1-64 (Douglas Jardine), 2-146 (Wally Hammond), 3-235 (Jack Hobbs), 4-240 (Ernest Tyldesley), 5-261 (George Duckworth), 6-401 (Patsy Hendren), 7-409 (Harold Larwood), 8-428 (George Geary), 9-470 (Maurice Tate), 10-519 (Maurice Leyland)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Tim Wall49812332.51---00
Percy Hornibrook48814232.95---00
Ron Oxenham45.1158611.90---00
Clarrie Grimmett25114001.60---00
Alan Fairfax2748413.11---00
Jack Ryder1852921.61---00
Alan Kippax31200.66---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bill Woodfull c Geary b Larwood1023813253026.77
Archie Jackson run out 3095893031.57
Alan Kippax c †Duckworth b White381451162026.20
Jack Ryder (c)c Tate b Hammond301251122024.00
Donald Bradman c Tate b Geary1232472178049.79
Alan Fairfax lbw b Geary652422322026.85
Ron Oxenham c †Duckworth b Geary77969008.86
Bert Oldfield c & b Geary624220025.00
Clarrie Grimmett not out 381701461022.35
Tim Wall c †Duckworth b Geary918212050.00
Percy Hornibrook lbw b White26106952024.52
Extras(b 6, lb 9, w 2)17
TOTAL(271.3 Ov, RR: 1.80)491
Fall of wickets: 1-54 (Archie Jackson), 2-143 (Alan Kippax), 3-203 (Jack Ryder), 4-203 (Bill Woodfull), 5-386 (Donald Bradman), 6-399 (Alan Fairfax), 7-409 (Bert Oldfield), 8-420 (Ron Oxenham), 9-432 (Tim Wall), 10-491 (Percy Hornibrook)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Harold Larwood3478312.44---00
Maurice Tate622610801.74---00
George Geary813610551.29---00
Jack White75.32213621.80---00
Wally Hammond1633111.93---00
Maurice Leyland301103.66---00
England 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jack Hobbs c Fairfax b Grimmett651261166051.58
Douglas Jardine c †Oldfield b Wall012000.00
Harold Larwood  b Wall1121172052.38
Wally Hammond c Ryder b Fairfax1642440038.09
Ernest Tyldesley c †Oldfield b Wall2162651033.87
Patsy Hendren  b Grimmett1750014.28
Maurice Leyland not out 531381406038.40
Maurice Tate c Fairfax b Hornibrook5457558094.73
George Geary  b Wall318190016.66
Jack White (c)c Oxenham b Wall420180020.00
George Duckworth lbw b Oxenham927271033.33
Extras(b 19, lb 1)20
TOTAL(86.3 Ov, RR: 2.97)257
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Douglas Jardine), 2-19 (Harold Larwood), 3-75 (Wally Hammond), 4-119 (Jack Hobbs), 5-123 (Patsy Hendren), 6-131 (Ernest Tyldesley), 7-212 (Maurice Tate), 8-217 (George Geary), 9-231 (Jack White), 10-257 (George Duckworth)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Tim Wall2656652.53---00
Percy Hornibrook1955112.68---00
Ron Oxenham10.313413.23---00
Clarrie Grimmett2476622.75---00
Alan Fairfax702012.85---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 286 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bert Oldfield  b Hammond481561553030.76
Percy Hornibrook  b Hammond18116971015.51
Bill Woodfull  b Hammond351541282022.72
Archie Jackson  b Geary4675854061.33
Alan Kippax run out 2870820040.00
Jack Ryder (c)not out 571721394033.13
Donald Bradman not out 3789723041.57
Extras(b 12, lb 6)18
TOTAL(134.1 Ov, RR: 2.13)287/5
Fall of wickets: 1-51 (Percy Hornibrook), 2-80 (Bert Oldfield), 3-129 (Bill Woodfull), 4-158 (Archie Jackson), 5-204 (Alan Kippax)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Harold Larwood32.158102.51---00
Maurice Tate38137602.00---00
George Geary2053111.55---00
Jack White1882801.55---00
Wally Hammond2685332.03---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season1928/29
Series resultEngland won the 5-match series 4-1
Match numberTest no. 180
Match daysday(0-day match)
Test debut
Alan Fairfax
Alan Fairfax
Percy Hornibrook
Percy Hornibrook
Tim Wall
Tim Wall
Umpires
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Alfred Jones
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George Hele
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 08 Mar - day 1 -England 1st innings 240/4 (George Duckworth 3*, null ov)
Sat, 09 Mar - day 2 -England 1st innings 485/9 (Maurice Leyland 110*, Jack White 2*, null ov)
Sun, 10 Mar - rest day
Mon, 11 Mar - day 3 -Australia 1st innings 152/2 (Bill Woodfull 78*, Jack Ryder 4*, null ov)
Tue, 12 Mar - day 4 -Australia 1st innings 367/4 (Donald Bradman 109*, Alan Fairfax 50*, null ov)
Wed, 13 Mar - day 5 -England 2nd innings 18/1 (Jack Hobbs 3*, Harold Larwood 11*, null ov)
Thu, 14 Mar - day 6 -Australia 2nd innings 7/0 (Bert Oldfield 6*, Percy Hornibrook 1*, null ov)
Fri, 15 Mar - day 7 -Australia 2nd innings 173/4 (Alan Kippax 12*, Jack Ryder 8*, null ov)
Sat, 16 Mar - day 8 -Australia 2nd innings 287/5 (134.1 ov) - end of match