result
4th Test, Adelaide, Jan 30 - Feb 5 1959, England tour of Australia
(10.3 ov, target 35)476 & 36/0
(f/o) 240 & 270
Australia won by 10 wickets
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Colin McDonald  b Trueman17031548712053.96
Jim Burke c Cowdrey b Bailey661912472034.55
Neil Harvey run out 411261593032.53
Norm O'Neill  b Statham561121504050.00
Les Favell  b Statham441500100.00
Ken Mackay c †Evans b Statham418270022.22
Richie Benaud (c) b Trueman46861137053.48
Alan Davidson c Bailey b Tyson43981345043.87
Wally Grout lbw b Trueman935471025.71
Ray Lindwall  b Trueman1940380047.50
Gordon Rorke not out 27100028.57
Extras(b 2, lb 8, nb 2, w 4)16
TOTAL(128.1 Ov, RR: 3.71)476
Fall of wickets: 1-171 (Jim Burke), 1-268, 2-276 (Neil Harvey), 3-286 (Les Favell), 4-294 (Ken Mackay), 5-369 (Norm O'Neill), 6-388 (Richie Benaud), 7-407 (Wally Grout), 8-445 (Alan Davidson), 9-473 (Colin McDonald), 10-476 (Ray Lindwall)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Brian Statham2308332.70---00
Fred Trueman30.169042.24---00
Frank Tyson28110012.67---00
Trevor Bailey2229113.10---00
Tony Lock2509602.88---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Peter Richardson lbw b Lindwall4880050.00
Trevor Bailey  b Davidson45150080.00
Peter May (c) b Benaud3750753074.00
Colin Cowdrey  b Rorke841982349042.42
Tom Graveney c Benaud b Rorke411671741024.55
Willie Watson  b Rorke25781221032.05
Fred Trueman c †Grout b Benaud01116000.00
Tony Lock c †Grout b Benaud2780028.57
Frank Tyson c & b Benaud042000.00
Godfrey Evans c Burke b Benaud42610200.00
Brian Statham not out 3668706052.94
Extras(lb 2, nb 1)3
TOTAL(74.1 Ov, RR: 3.23)240
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Peter Richardson), 2-11 (Trevor Bailey), 3-74 (Peter May), 4-170 (Colin Cowdrey), 5-173 (Tom Graveney), 6-180 (Fred Trueman), 7-184 (Tony Lock), 8-184 (Frank Tyson), 9-188 (Godfrey Evans), 10-240 (Willie Watson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Alan Davidson1204913.06---00
Ray Lindwall1506613.30---00
Gordon Rorke18.172330.95---00
Richie Benaud2769152.52---00
Norm O'Neill21803.00---00
England 2nd INNINGS (FOLLOWING ON)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Peter Richardson lbw b Benaud431512035028.47
Willie Watson c Favell b Benaud401351724029.62
Peter May (c)lbw b Rorke591161308050.86
Colin Cowdrey  b Lindwall819280042.10
Tom Graveney not out 532313085022.94
Trevor Bailey c †Grout b Lindwall638580015.78
Fred Trueman c †Grout b Davidson034000.00
Tony Lock  b Rorke946720019.56
Frank Tyson c †Grout b Benaud3371712046.47
Brian Statham c O'Neill b Benaud26100033.33
Godfrey Evans c Benaud b Davidson035000.00
Extras(b 5, lb 5, nb 4, w 3)17
TOTAL(101.3 Ov, RR: 2.66)270
Fall of wickets: 1-89 (Willie Watson), 2-110 (Peter Richardson), 3-125 (Colin Cowdrey), 4-177 (Peter May), 5-198 (Trevor Bailey), 6-199 (Fred Trueman), 7-222 (Tony Lock), 8-268 (Frank Tyson), 9-270 (Brian Statham), 10-270 (Godfrey Evans)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Alan Davidson8.331721.52---00
Ray Lindwall2667022.01---00
Gordon Rorke3477821.72---00
Richie Benaud29108242.12---00
Jim Burke42601.12---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 35 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Les Favell not out 1536462041.66
Jim Burke not out 1647460034.04
Extras(b 4, lb 1)5
TOTAL(10.3 Ov, RR: 3.46)36
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Brian Statham401102.06---00
Fred Trueman31300.75---00
Tony Lock20803.00---00
Colin Cowdrey1.30904.90---00
MATCH DETAILS
Adelaide Oval
TossEngland, elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season1958/59
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 3-0
Match numberTest no. 466
Match daysday(6-day match)
Test debut
Gordon Rorke
Gordon Rorke
Umpires
Australia Image
Mel McInnes
Australia Image
Ronald Wright
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 30 Jan - day 1 -Australia 1st innings 200/1 (Colin McDonald 112*, Neil Harvey 1*, null ov)
Sat, 31 Jan - day 2 -Australia 1st innings 403/6 (Alan Davidson 16*, Wally Grout 7*, null ov)
Sun, 01 Feb - rest day
Mon, 02 Feb - day 3 -England 1st innings 115/3 (Colin Cowdrey 53*, Tom Graveney 16*, null ov)
Tue, 03 Feb - day 4 -England 2nd innings 43/0 (Peter Richardson 28*, Willie Watson 10*, null ov)
Wed, 04 Feb - day 5 -England 2nd innings 198/5 (Tom Graveney 28*, null ov)
Thu, 05 Feb - day 6 -Australia 2nd innings 36/0 (10.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • CC McDonald (1) retired hurt on 149* from 268/1 to 407/7