RESULT
3rd Test, Melbourne, December 31, 1954 - January 05, 1955, England tour of Australia
191 & 279
(T:240) 231 & 111

England won by 128 runs

England 1st Innings
Australia 1st Innings
England 2nd Innings
Australia 2nd Innings
Info
England 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
c Hole b Miller12-3710-
c Lindwall b Miller4-1710-
c Benaud b Lindwall0-800-
b Johnson102-239140-
c Harvey b Miller4-1100-
c †Maddocks b Johnston30-11830-
lbw b Archer20-7220-
b Archer0-1600-
b Archer6-3200-
b Archer3-2300-
not out 1-200-
Extras(b 9)9
TOTAL67.6 Ov (RR: 2.81)191
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Bill Edrich), 2-21 (Peter May), 3-29 (Leonard Hutton), 4-41 (Denis Compton), 5-115 (Trevor Bailey), 6-169 (Godfrey Evans), 7-181 (Johnny Wardle), 8-181 (Colin Cowdrey), 9-190 (Brian Statham), 10-191 (Frank Tyson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
1305913.40---00
1181430.95---00
13.643341.80---00
703003.21---00
1262611.62---00
1132011.36---00
Australia 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
lbw b Statham25-5340-
lbw b Tyson3-1700-
c †Evans b Statham7-2110-
b Appleyard31-10040-
b Tyson11-3210-
c sub b Appleyard15-7800-
b Wardle23-7320-
c †Evans b Statham47-16720-
b Statham13-2010-
not out 33-11930-
b Statham11-2210-
Extras(b 7, lb 3, nb 2)12
TOTAL63.3 Ov (RR: 3.64)231
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Arthur Morris), 2-38 (Keith Miller), 3-43 (Les Favell), 4-65 (Graeme Hole), 5-92 (Neil Harvey), 6-115 (Richie Benaud), 7-134 (Ron Archer), 8-151 (Ray Lindwall), 9-205 (Len Maddocks), 10-231 (Bill Johnston)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
2126822.42---00
16.306052.74---00
913302.75---00
1133822.59---00
602012.50---00
England 2nd Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
lbw b Archer42-14630-
b Johnston13-6510-
b Johnston91-19980-
b Benaud7-5100-
c †Maddocks b Archer23-8920-
not out 24-16320-
c †Maddocks b Miller22-4120-
b Johnson38-4170-
c Harvey b Johnston6-3310-
c Favell b Johnston0-800-
b Johnston6-810-
Extras(b 2, lb 4, w 1)7
TOTAL100.5 Ov (RR: 2.77)279
Fall of wickets: 1-40 (Bill Edrich), 2-96 (Leonard Hutton), 3-128 (Colin Cowdrey), 4-173 (Peter May), 5-185 (Denis Compton), 6-211 (Godfrey Evans), 7-257 (Johnny Wardle), 8-273 (Frank Tyson), 9-273 (Brian Statham), 10-279 (Bob Appleyard)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
1835202.16---00
1863511.45---00
2475021.56---00
822512.34---00
24.528552.58---00
822512.34---00
Australia 2nd Innings (T: 240 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
b Appleyard30-7620-
c Cowdrey b Tyson4-3600-
b Tyson22-9130-
c †Evans b Tyson11-3210-
c Edrich b Tyson6-2210-
c †Evans b Statham5-2200-
b Statham15-4310-
b Tyson0-400-
lbw b Tyson0-100-
not out 4-2100-
c †Evans b Tyson0-400-
Extras(b 1, lb 13)14
TOTAL31.3 Ov (RR: 3.53)111
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Arthur Morris), 2-57 (Les Favell), 3-77 (Neil Harvey), 4-86 (Richie Benaud), 5-87 (Keith Miller), 6-97 (Graeme Hole), 7-98 (Len Maddocks), 8-98 (Ray Lindwall), 9-110 (Ron Archer), 10-111 (Bill Johnston)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
12.312771.63---00
1113822.59---00
301403.50---00
411713.18---00
10100.75---00
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CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 31 Dec - day 1 - England 1st innings 191
Sat, 01 Jan - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 188/8 (Len Maddocks 36*, Ian Johnson 12*)
Sun, 02 Jan - rest day
Mon, 03 Jan - day 3 - England 2nd innings 159/3 (Peter May 83*, Denis Compton 10*)
Tue, 04 Jan - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 75/2 (Richie Benaud 19*, Neil Harvey 9*)
Wed, 05 Jan - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 111 (31.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossEngland, elected to bat first
Series
Season1954/55
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 393
Match daysday (6-day match)
Test debut
Umpires
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