result
5th Test, Melbourne, Feb 26 - Mar 3 1937, England tour of Australia
(49.2 ov)(f/o) 239 & 165
Australia won by an innings and 200 runs
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jack Fingleton c Voce b Farnes1768891025.00
Keith Rigg c †Ames b Farnes2887782032.18
Donald Bradman (c) b Farnes16919122315088.48
Stan McCabe c Farnes b Verity11215516316072.25
Jack Badcock c Worthington b Voce11822320515052.91
Ross Gregory c Verity b Farnes801811955044.19
Bert Oldfield c †Ames b Voce2188761023.86
Laurie Nash c †Ames b Farnes1759750028.81
Bill O'Reilly  b Voce18150012.50
Ernie McCormick not out 1751472033.33
Chuck Fleetwood-Smith  b Farnes1317271176.47
Extras(b 1, lb 5, nb 4, w 1)11
TOTAL(140.5 Ov, RR: 4.29)604
Fall of wickets: 1-42 (Keith Rigg), 2-54 (Jack Fingleton), 3-303 (Stan McCabe), 4-346 (Donald Bradman), 5-507 (Jack Badcock), 6-544 (Ross Gregory), 7-563 (Bert Oldfield), 8-571 (Bill O'Reilly), 9-576 (Laurie Nash), 10-604 (Chuck Fleetwood-Smith)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Gubby Allen1709904.36---00
Ken Farnes28.559662.51---00
Bill Voce29312333.18---00
Wally Hammond1616202.90---00
Hedley Verity41512712.32---00
Stan Worthington606007.50---00
Maurice Leyland302606.50---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Charlie Barnett c †Oldfield b Nash18141730128.57
Stan Worthington hit wicket b Fleetwood-Smith4487987050.57
Joe Hardstaff c McCormick b O'Reilly832342408035.47
Wally Hammond c Nash b O'Reilly1454621025.92
Maurice Leyland  b O'Reilly716130043.75
Bob Wyatt c Bradman b O'Reilly38971271039.17
Les Ames  b Nash1943392044.18
Gubby Allen (c)c †Oldfield b Nash039000.00
Hedley Verity c Rigg b Nash01417000.00
Bill Voce st †Oldfield b O'Reilly3960033.33
Ken Farnes not out 023000.00
Extras(lb 12, nb 1)13
TOTAL(71.5 Ov, RR: 3.33)239
Fall of wickets: 1-33 (Charlie Barnett), 2-96 (Stan Worthington), 3-130 (Wally Hammond), 4-140 (Maurice Leyland), 5-202 (Joe Hardstaff), 6-236 (Les Ames), 7-236 (Bob Wyatt), 8-236 (Gubby Allen), 9-239 (Bill Voce), 10-239 (Hedley Verity)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ernie McCormick1315403.11---00
Laurie Nash17.517042.97---00
Bill O'Reilly2375151.66---00
Chuck Fleetwood-Smith1835112.12---00
England 2nd INNINGS (FOLLOWING ON)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Charlie Barnett lbw b O'Reilly4155614174.54
Stan Worthington c Bradman b McCormick616181037.50
Joe Hardstaff  b Nash1440025.00
Wally Hammond c Bradman b O'Reilly56106959052.83
Maurice Leyland c McCormick b Fleetwood-Smith2869952040.57
Bob Wyatt run out 947311019.14
Les Ames c McCabe b McCormick1127410040.74
Gubby Allen (c)c Nash b O'Reilly726181026.92
Hedley Verity not out 23529005.71
Bill Voce c Badcock b Fleetwood-Smith1980011.11
Ken Farnes c Nash b Fleetwood-Smith011000.00
Extras(lb 3)3
TOTAL(49.2 Ov, RR: 3.35)165
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Stan Worthington), 2-10 (Joe Hardstaff), 3-70 (Charlie Barnett), 4-121 (Wally Hammond), 5-142 (Bob Wyatt), 6-142 (Maurice Leyland), 7-153 (Gubby Allen), 8-162 (Les Ames), 9-165 (Bill Voce), 10-165 (Ken Farnes)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ernie McCormick903322.75---00
Laurie Nash713413.64---00
Bill O'Reilly1965832.28---00
Chuck Fleetwood-Smith13.233632.03---00
Stan McCabe10100.75---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season1936/37
Series resultAustralia won the 5-match series 3-2
Match numberTest no. 259
Match daysday(0-day match)
Umpires
Australia Image
George Borwick
Australia Image
John Scott
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 26 Feb - day 1 -Australia 1st innings 342/3 (Donald Bradman 165*, Jack Badcock 12*, null ov)
Sat, 27 Feb - day 2 -Australia 1st innings 593/9 (Ernie McCormick 9*, Chuck Fleetwood-Smith 11*, null ov)
Sun, 28 Feb - rest day
Mon, 01 Mar - day 3 -England 1st innings 184/4 (Joe Hardstaff 73*, Bob Wyatt 20*, null ov)
Tue, 02 Mar - day 4 -England 2nd innings 165/8 (Hedley Verity 2*, Bill Voce 1*, null ov)
Wed, 03 Mar - day 5 -England 2nd innings 165/10 (49.2 ov) - end of match