result
5th Test, Melbourne, Feb 13 - 17 1959, England tour of Australia
205 & 214
(12.7 ov, target 69)351 & 69/1
Australia won by 9 wickets
England 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Peter Richardson c & b Benaud681592194042.77
Trevor Bailey c Davidson b Lindwall018000.00
Peter May (c)c Benaud b Meckiff1118281061.11
Colin Cowdrey c Lindwall b Davidson2245613048.89
Tom Graveney c McDonald b Benaud1972812026.39
Ted Dexter c Lindwall b Meckiff014000.00
Roy Swetman c †Grout b Davidson13325003.03
John Mortimore not out 441051166041.90
Fred Trueman c & b Benaud2156801037.50
Frank Tyson c †Grout b Benaud916100056.25
Jim Laker c Harvey b Davidson215170013.33
Extras(b 4, w 4)8
TOTAL(64.5 Ov, RR: 3.17)205
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Trevor Bailey), 2-13 (Peter May), 3-61 (Colin Cowdrey), 4-109 (Tom Graveney), 5-112 (Ted Dexter), 6-124 (Roy Swetman), 7-128 (Peter Richardson), 8-191 (Fred Trueman), 9-203 (Frank Tyson), 10-205 (Jim Laker)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Alan Davidson12.523832.26---00
Ray Lindwall1423611.93---00
Ian Meckiff1525722.85---00
Gordon Rorke612302.88---00
Richie Benaud1754341.90---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Colin McDonald c Cowdrey b Laker1332493397053.41
Jim Burke c Trueman b Tyson1660790026.67
Neil Harvey c †Swetman b Trueman1342611030.95
Norm O'Neill c Cowdrey b Trueman011000.00
Ken Mackay c Graveney b Laker231251241018.40
Alan Davidson  b Mortimore1741621041.46
Richie Benaud (c)c †Swetman b Laker641391847046.04
Wally Grout c Trueman b Laker741331318055.64
Ray Lindwall c Cowdrey b Trueman01214000.00
Ian Meckiff c & b Trueman22300100.00
Gordon Rorke not out 0127000.00
Extras(b 5, lb 4)9
TOTAL(100.5 Ov, RR: 3.48)351
Fall of wickets: 1-41 (Jim Burke), 2-83 (Neil Harvey), 3-83 (Norm O'Neill), 4-154 (Ken Mackay), 5-207 (Alan Davidson), 6-209 (Colin McDonald), 7-324 (Wally Grout), 8-327 (Ray Lindwall), 9-329 (Ian Meckiff), 10-351 (Richie Benaud)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Fred Trueman2509242.76---00
Frank Tyson2017312.74---00
Trevor Bailey1424302.30---00
Jim Laker30.549342.28---00
John Mortimore1114112.80---00
England 2nd INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Peter Richardson lbw b Benaud23831232027.71
Trevor Bailey  b Lindwall058000.00
Peter May (c)c Harvey b Lindwall46101066.67
Colin Cowdrey run out 4652557088.46
Tom Graveney c Harvey b Davidson541021374052.94
Ted Dexter c †Grout b Davidson633330018.18
Roy Swetman lbw b Lindwall915150060.00
John Mortimore  b Rorke1151630021.57
Fred Trueman  b Rorke3659805061.02
Frank Tyson c †Grout b Rorke616250037.50
Jim Laker not out 516240031.25
Extras(b 9, lb 3, w 2)14
TOTAL(54.4 Ov, RR: 3.92)214
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Trevor Bailey), 2-12 (Peter May), 3-78 (Colin Cowdrey), 4-105 (Peter Richardson), 5-131 (Ted Dexter), 6-142 (Roy Swetman), 7-158 (Tom Graveney), 8-172 (John Mortimore), 9-182 (Frank Tyson), 10-214 (Fred Trueman)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Alan Davidson2119523.39---00
Ray Lindwall1123732.52---00
Ian Meckiff401302.44---00
Gordon Rorke12.424132.46---00
Richie Benaud611411.75---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 69 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Colin McDonald not out 5154717094.44
Jim Burke lbw b Tyson1347651027.66
Neil Harvey not out 1240050.00
Extras(lb 4)4
TOTAL(12.7 Ov, RR: 5.35)69/1
Fall of wickets: 1-66 (Jim Burke)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Fred Trueman6.704504.91---00
Frank Tyson602012.50---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season1958/59
Series resultAustralia won the 5-match series 4-0
Match numberTest no. 468
Match days - day match (6-day match)
Test debut
John Mortimore
John Mortimore
Umpires
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Leslie Townsend
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Ronald Wright
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 13 Feb - day 1 -England 1st innings 191/7 (John Mortimore 41*, Fred Trueman 21*, null ov)
Sat, 14 Feb - day 2 -Australia 1st innings 150/3 (Colin McDonald 98*, Ken Mackay 22*, null ov)
Sun, 15 Feb - rest day
Mon, 16 Feb - day 3 -England 2nd innings 22/2 (Peter Richardson 6*, Colin Cowdrey 4*, null ov)
Tue, 17 Feb - day 4 -Australia 2nd innings 15 (Colin McDonald 15*, Jim Burke 0*, null ov)
Wed, 18 Feb - day 5 -Australia 2nd innings 69/1 (12.7 ov) - end of match