result
3rd Test, Melbourne, Jan 1 - 7 1937, England tour of Australia
200/9d & 564
(78.6 ov, target 689)76/9d & 323
Australia won by 365 runs
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jack Fingleton c Sims b Robins381171194032.47
Bill Brown c †Ames b Voce11729005.88
Donald Bradman (c)c Robins b Verity1321280061.90
Keith Rigg c Verity b Allen1651451031.37
Stan McCabe c Worthington b Voce631461446043.15
Len Darling c Allen b Verity2054561037.03
Morris Sievers st †Ames b Robins12322004.34
Bert Oldfield not out 2765813041.53
Bill O'Reilly c Sims b Hammond419190021.05
Frank Ward st †Ames b Hammond713100053.84
Extras(b 2, lb 6, nb 2)10
TOTAL(65.3 Ov, RR: 3.05)200/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Bill Brown), 2-33 (Donald Bradman), 3-69 (Keith Rigg), 4-79 (Jack Fingleton), 5-122 (Len Darling), 6-130 (Morris Sievers), 7-183 (Stan McCabe), 8-190 (Bill O'Reilly), 9-200 (Frank Ward)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bill Voce1834922.04---00
Gubby Allen1223512.18---00
Jim Sims913502.91---00
Hedley Verity1442421.28---00
Walter Robins703123.32---00
Wally Hammond5.301622.23---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Stan Worthington c Bradman b McCabe042000.00
Charlie Barnett c Darling b Sievers1134272032.35
Wally Hammond c Darling b Sievers3288814036.36
Maurice Leyland c Darling b O'Reilly1749411034.69
Jim Sims c Brown b Sievers315270020.00
Les Ames  b Sievers323190013.04
Walter Robins c O'Reilly b Sievers021000.00
Joe Hardstaff  b O'Reilly33600100.00
Gubby Allen (c)not out 029000.00
Hedley Verity c Brown b O'Reilly031000.00
Bill Voce not out 043000.00
Extras(b 5, lb 1, nb 1)7
TOTAL(28.2 Ov, RR: 2.69)76/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Stan Worthington), 2-14 (Charlie Barnett), 3-56 (Maurice Leyland), 4-68 (Wally Hammond), 5-71 (Jim Sims), 6-71 (Walter Robins), 7-76 (Les Ames), 8-76 (Joe Hardstaff), 9-76 (Hedley Verity)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Stan McCabe21712.62---00
Morris Sievers11.252151.40---00
Bill O'Reilly1252831.75---00
Chuck Fleetwood-Smith311303.25---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bill O'Reilly c & b Voce011000.00
Chuck Fleetwood-Smith c Verity b Voce0713000.00
Frank Ward c Hardstaff b Verity1875680024.00
Keith Rigg lbw b Sims471201223039.16
Bill Brown c Barnett b Voce2039431051.28
Jack Fingleton c †Ames b Sims1364283866031.77
Donald Bradman (c)c Allen b Verity27037545822072.00
Stan McCabe lbw b Allen2251432043.13
Len Darling  b Allen011000.00
Morris Sievers not out 2586711029.06
Bert Oldfield lbw b Verity728231025.00
Extras(b 6, lb 2, nb 10, w 1)19
TOTAL(149.7 Ov, RR: 3.76)564
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Bill O'Reilly), 2-3 (Chuck Fleetwood-Smith), 3-38 (Frank Ward), 4-74 (Bill Brown), 5-97 (Keith Rigg), 6-443 (Jack Fingleton), 7-511 (Stan McCabe), 8-511 (Len Darling), 9-549 (Donald Bradman), 10-564 (Bert Oldfield)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bill Voce29212033.10---00
Gubby Allen2328422.73---00
Jim Sims23110923.55---00
Hedley Verity37.797931.56---00
Walter Robins1124603.13---00
Wally Hammond2238903.03---00
Stan Worthington401803.37---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 689 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Stan Worthington c Sievers b Ward1695821016.84
Charlie Barnett lbw b O'Reilly2357454040.35
Wally Hammond  b Sievers5192787055.43
Maurice Leyland not out 11121219411052.35
Les Ames  b Fleetwood-Smith1944343043.18
Joe Hardstaff c Ward b Fleetwood-Smith1722162077.27
Gubby Allen (c)c Sievers b Fleetwood-Smith1111810100.00
Walter Robins  b O'Reilly6168657089.70
Hedley Verity c McCabe b O'Reilly1125151044.00
Jim Sims lbw b Fleetwood-Smith032000.00
Bill Voce c Bradman b Fleetwood-Smith011000.00
Extras(lb 3)3
TOTAL(78.6 Ov, RR: 4.10)323
Fall of wickets: 1-29 (Charlie Barnett), 2-65 (Stan Worthington), 3-117 (Wally Hammond), 4-155 (Les Ames), 5-179 (Joe Hardstaff), 6-195 (Gubby Allen), 7-306 (Walter Robins), 8-322 (Hedley Verity), 9-323 (Jim Sims), 10-323 (Bill Voce)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Stan McCabe803203.00---00
Morris Sievers1223912.43---00
Bill O'Reilly2166532.32---00
Chuck Fleetwood-Smith25.6212453.61---00
Frank Ward1216013.75---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season1936/37
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 257
Match daysday(0-day match)
Umpires
Australia Image
George Borwick
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John Scott
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 01 Jan - day 1 -Australia 1st innings 181/6 (Stan McCabe 63*, Bert Oldfield 21*, null ov)
Sat, 02 Jan - day 2 -Australia 2nd innings 3/1 (Chuck Fleetwood-Smith 0*, Frank Ward 1*, null ov)
Sun, 03 Jan - rest day
Mon, 04 Jan - day 3 -Australia 2nd innings 194/5 (Jack Fingleton 39*, Donald Bradman 56*, null ov)
Tue, 05 Jan - day 4 -Australia 2nd innings 500/6 (Donald Bradman 248*, Stan McCabe 14*, null ov)
Wed, 06 Jan - day 5 -England 2nd innings 236/6 (Maurice Leyland 69*, Walter Robins 27*, null ov)
Thu, 07 Jan - day 6 -England 2nd innings 323/10 (78.6 ov) - end of match