result
5th Test, Sydney, Feb 25 - Mar 3 1955, England tour of Australia
371/7d
(28.6 ov)(f/o) 221 & 118/6
Match drawn
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Leonard Hutton (c)c Burge b Lindwall64310150.00
Tom Graveney c & b Johnson11115716614070.70
Peter May c Davidson b Benaud791881848042.02
Colin Cowdrey c †Maddocks b Johnson011000.00
Denis Compton c & b Johnson842001888042.00
Trevor Bailey  b Lindwall721821984039.56
Godfrey Evans c McDonald b Lindwall1013160076.92
Johnny Wardle not out 5880062.50
Extras(b 1, lb 3)4
TOTAL(94.6 Ov, RR: 3.91)371/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Leonard Hutton), 2-188 (Tom Graveney), 3-188 (Colin Cowdrey), 4-196 (Peter May), 5-330 (Denis Compton), 6-359 (Godfrey Evans), 7-371 (Trevor Bailey)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ray Lindwall20.657732.78---00
Keith Miller1517103.55---00
Alan Davidson1937202.84---00
Ian Johnson2056832.54---00
Richie Benaud2047912.96---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bill Watson  b Wardle1856621032.14
Colin McDonald c May b Appleyard721491705148.32
Les Favell  b Tyson1320033.33
Neil Harvey c & b Tyson1333371039.39
Keith Miller run out 1934542055.88
Peter Burge c Appleyard b Wardle1731322054.83
Richie Benaud  b Wardle71251058.33
Len Maddocks c Appleyard b Wardle3262644051.61
Alan Davidson c †Evans b Wardle1869702026.08
Ian Johnson (c)run out 1130321036.66
Ray Lindwall not out 25100040.00
Extras(b 10, lb 1)11
TOTAL(60.4 Ov, RR: 3.65)221
Fall of wickets: 1-52 (Bill Watson), 2-53 (Les Favell), 3-85 (Neil Harvey), 4-129 (Keith Miller), 5-138 (Colin McDonald), 6-147 (Richie Benaud), 7-157 (Peter Burge), 8-202 (Len Maddocks), 9-217 (Alan Davidson), 10-221 (Ian Johnson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Frank Tyson1114623.13---00
Brian Statham913102.58---00
Bob Appleyard1625412.53---00
Johnny Wardle24.467952.41---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (FOLLOWING ON)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bill Watson c Graveney b Statham320270015.00
Colin McDonald c †Evans b Graveney3769813053.62
Les Favell c Graveney b Wardle915112060.00
Neil Harvey c & b Wardle1970011.11
Keith Miller  b Wardle2846424060.86
Peter Burge not out 1836312050.00
Richie Benaud  b Hutton2235224062.85
Extras0
TOTAL(28.6 Ov, RR: 4.10)118/6
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Bill Watson), 2-27 (Les Favell), 3-29 (Neil Harvey), 4-67 (Colin McDonald), 5-87 (Keith Miller), 6-118 (Richie Benaud)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Frank Tyson522003.00---00
Brian Statham501111.65---00
Johnny Wardle1215133.18---00
Tom Graveney603414.25---00
Leonard Hutton0.60212.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season1954/55
Series resultEngland won the 5-match series 3-1
Match numberTest no. 399
Match daysday(6-day match)
Test debut
Bill Watson
Bill Watson
Peter Burge
Peter Burge
Umpires
Australia Image
Mel McInnes
Australia Image
Ronald Wright
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 25 Feb - day 1
Sat, 26 Feb - day 2
Sun, 27 Feb - rest day
Mon, 28 Feb - day 3
Tue, 01 Mar - day 4 -England 1st innings 196/4 (Denis Compton 0*, null ov)
Wed, 02 Mar - day 5 -Australia 1st innings 82/2 (Colin McDonald 45*, Neil Harvey 12*, null ov)
Thu, 03 Mar - day 6 -Australia 2nd innings 118/6 (28.6 ov) - end of match