result
2nd Test, Melbourne, Dec 30 1965 - Jan 4 1966, England tour of Australia
358 & 426
(2 ov, target 227)558 & 5/0
Match drawn
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bob Simpson (c)c Edrich b Allen591451457040.68
Bill Lawry c Cowdrey b Allen8822326610039.46
Peter Burge  b Jones550300010.00
Bob Cowper c Titmus b Jones9918320313054.09
Brian Booth lbw b Jones2342633054.76
Doug Walters c †Parks b Knight2284921026.19
Tom Veivers run out 1967921028.35
Peter Philpott  b Knight1035281028.57
Wally Grout c Barber b Knight1126321042.30
Graham McKenzie not out 1222201054.54
Alan Connolly c †Parks b Knight0610000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 7, nb 1)10
TOTAL(107.5 Ov, RR: 3.32)358
Fall of wickets: 1-93 (Bob Simpson), 2-109 (Peter Burge), 3-203 (Bill Lawry), 4-262 (Brian Booth), 5-297 (Bob Cowper), 6-318 (Doug Walters), 7-330 (Peter Philpott), 8-342 (Tom Veivers), 9-352 (Wally Grout), 10-358 (Alan Connolly)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Jeff Jones2449232.87---00
Barry Knight26.528442.36---00
Fred Titmus3179302.25---00
David Allen2045522.06---00
Bob Barber612403.00---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Boycott c McKenzie b Walters5185775060.00
Bob Barber c †Grout b McKenzie4862973077.41
John Edrich c & b Veivers10928631011038.11
Ken Barrington c Burge b Veivers631391585045.32
Colin Cowdrey c Connolly b Cowper1041871979055.61
Mike Smith (c)c †Grout b McKenzie41921034044.56
Jim Parks c Cowper b McKenzie711241605057.25
Barry Knight c Simpson b McKenzie11510006.66
Fred Titmus not out 561281437043.75
David Allen c †Grout b Connolly22216009.09
Jeff Jones  b McKenzie19150011.11
Extras(b 4, lb 5, w 2)11
TOTAL(143.2 Ov, RR: 3.89)558
Fall of wickets: 1-98 (Geoff Boycott), 2-110 (Bob Barber), 3-228 (Ken Barrington), 4-333 (John Edrich), 5-409 (Colin Cowdrey), 6-443 (Mike Smith), 7-447 (Barry Knight), 8-540 (Jim Parks), 9-551 (David Allen), 10-558 (Jeff Jones)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Graham McKenzie35.2313452.85---00
Alan Connolly37512512.53---00
Peter Philpott30213303.32---00
Doug Walters1023212.40---00
Bob Simpson1646102.85---00
Tom Veivers1234622.87---00
Bob Cowper301614.00---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bob Simpson (c)c Barrington b Knight671291477051.93
Bill Lawry c Smith b Barber781982225039.39
Bob Cowper lbw b Jones524420020.83
Peter Burge c Edrich b Boycott12019325512062.17
Brian Booth  b Allen1043290023.25
Doug Walters c & b Barrington1152962638038.85
Tom Veivers st †Parks b Boycott318230016.66
Peter Philpott  b Knight2550040.00
Wally Grout c Allen b Barrington1626271061.53
Graham McKenzie run out 2480050.00
Alan Connolly not out 002000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 3, nb 3, w 1)8
TOTAL(116.4 Ov, RR: 3.65)426
Fall of wickets: 1-120 (Bob Simpson), 2-141 (Bob Cowper), 3-163 (Bill Lawry), 4-176 (Brian Booth), 5-374 (Peter Burge), 6-382 (Tom Veivers), 7-385 (Peter Philpott), 8-417 (Wally Grout), 9-426 (Graham McKenzie), 10-426 (Doug Walters)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Jeff Jones2019213.45---00
Barry Knight2146122.17---00
Fred Titmus2264301.46---00
David Allen1834812.00---00
Bob Barber1708713.83---00
Ken Barrington7.404724.70---00
Geoff Boycott903222.66---00
Mike Smith20803.00---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 227 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Boycott not out 511100045.45
Bob Barber not out 0510000.00
Extras0
TOTAL(2 Ov, RR: 2.50)5
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Graham McKenzie10201.50---00
Alan Connolly10302.25---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season1965/66
Series result5-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 598
Match daysday(5-day match)
Umpires
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Bill Smyth
Australia Image
Col Egar
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 30 Dec - day 1 -Australia 1st innings 278/4 (Bob Cowper 90*, Doug Walters 7*)
Fri, 31 Dec - day 2 -England 1st innings 208/2 (John Edrich 48*, Ken Barrington 54*John Edrich 48*, Ken Barrington 54*, 48 ov)
Sat, 01 Jan - day 3 -England 1st innings 516/7 (Jim Parks 66*, Fred Titmus 23*)
Sun, 02 Jan - rest day
Mon, 03 Jan - day 4 -Australia 2nd innings 131/1 (Bill Lawry 61*, Bob Cowper 1*)
Tue, 04 Jan - day 5 -England 2nd innings 5/0 (2 ov) - end of match