result
5th Test, Sydney, Feb 27 - Mar 4 1931, West Indies tour of Australia
350/6d & 124/5d
(75.3 ov, target 251)224 & 220
West Indies won by 30 runs
West Indies 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Freddie Martin not out 123-3471100.00
Clifford Roach lbw b Grimmett31-67500.00
George Headley lbw b McCabe105-1461300.00
Jackie Grant (c)c McCabe b Ironmonger62-99800.00
Derek Sealy c Kippax b Grimmett4-7000.00
Baron Constantine c McCabe b Ironmonger0--000.00
Barto Bartlett  b Grimmett0--000.00
Ivan Barrow not out 7---00.00
Extras(b 6, lb 5, nb 6, w 1)18
TOTAL(135 Ov, RR: 2.59)350/6d
Fall of wickets: 1-70 (Clifford Roach), 2-222 (George Headley), 3-332 (Jackie Grant), 4-337 (Derek Sealy), 5-338 (Baron Constantine), 6-341 (Barto Bartlett)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Alan Fairfax2126002.85---00
Ron Oxenham24105102.12---00
Bert Ironmonger42169522.26---00
Clarrie Grimmett33710033.03---00
Stan McCabe1552611.73---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bill Woodfull (c)c Constantine b Martin22-103000.00
Bill Ponsford c Bartlett b Francis7-15000.00
Donald Bradman c Francis b Martin43-51300.00
Alan Kippax c Sealy b Constantine3-2000.00
Keith Rigg c †Barrow b Francis14-25100.00
Stan McCabe c Headley b Francis21-35100.00
Alan Fairfax st †Barrow b Scott54-116500.00
Ron Oxenham c †Barrow b Francis0-12000.00
Bert Oldfield run out 36-52400.00
Clarrie Grimmett not out 15-27100.00
Bert Ironmonger  b Griffith1-9000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 7)8
TOTAL(79.2 Ov, RR: 2.82)224
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Bill Ponsford), 2-66 (Donald Bradman), 3-69 (Alan Kippax), 4-89 (Keith Rigg), 5-89 (Bill Woodfull), 6-130 (Stan McCabe), 7-134 (Ron Oxenham), 8-196 (Bert Oldfield), 9-215 (Alan Fairfax), 10-224 (Bert Ironmonger)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
George Francis1964842.52---00
Herman Griffith13.233112.32---00
Freddie Martin2736722.48---00
Baron Constantine1022812.80---00
Tommy Scott1014214.20---00
West Indies 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Freddie Martin c McCabe b Grimmett20-47100.00
Clifford Roach c †Oldfield b Ironmonger34-65600.00
George Headley  b Oxenham30-60300.00
Jackie Grant (c)not out 27-63200.00
Derek Sealy run out 7-6000.00
Baron Constantine c Bradman b Ironmonger4-5000.00
Barto Bartlett not out 0-5000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 1)2
TOTAL(51 Ov, RR: 2.43)124/5d
Fall of wickets: 1-46 (Freddie Martin), 2-66 (Clifford Roach), 3-103 (George Headley), 4-113 (Derek Sealy), 5-124 (Baron Constantine)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ron Oxenham1041411.40---00
Bert Ironmonger1674422.75---00
Clarrie Grimmett1844712.61---00
Stan McCabe721702.42---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 251 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bill Woodfull (c)c Constantine b Griffith18-53100.00
Bill Ponsford c Constantine b Martin28-56200.00
Donald Bradman  b Griffith0-11000.00
Alan Kippax c Roach b Constantine10-23200.00
Bert Oldfield lbw b Griffith012000.00
Keith Rigg c †Barrow b Constantine16-32100.00
Alan Fairfax not out 60-147300.00
Stan McCabe c Grant b Martin44-64300.00
Ron Oxenham lbw b Scott14-22000.00
Clarrie Grimmett c Constantine b Griffith12-26000.00
Bert Ironmonger run out 4-7000.00
Extras(b 3, lb 7, nb 2, w 2)14
TOTAL(75.3 Ov, RR: 2.91)220
Fall of wickets: 1-49 (Bill Woodfull), 2-49 (Bill Ponsford), 3-53 (Donald Bradman), 4-53 (Bert Oldfield), 5-65 (Alan Kippax), 6-76 (Keith Rigg), 7-155 (Stan McCabe), 8-180 (Ron Oxenham), 9-214 (Clarrie Grimmett), 10-220 (Bert Ironmonger)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
George Francis1623202.00---00
Herman Griffith13.335043.70---00
Freddie Martin1844422.44---00
Baron Constantine1725022.94---00
Tommy Scott1103012.72---00
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossWest Indies, elected to bat first
SeriesWest Indies tour of Australia
Season1930/31
Series resultAustralia won the 5-match series 4-1
Match numberTest no. 208
Match daysday(0-day match)
Test debut
Keith Rigg
Keith Rigg
Umpires
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Henry Armstrong
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Walter French
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 27 Feb - day 1 -West Indies 1st innings 298/2 (Freddie Martin 100*, Jackie Grant 48*, null ov)
Sat, 28 Feb - day 2 -Australia 1st innings 89/5 (Stan McCabe 0*, Alan Fairfax 0*, null ov)
Sun, 01 Mar - rest day
Mon, 02 Mar - day 3 -West Indies 2nd innings 124/5 (Jackie Grant 27*, Barto Bartlett 0*, null ov)
Tue, 03 Mar - day 4 -West Indies 2nd innings 124/5 (Jackie Grant 27*, Barto Bartlett 0*, null ov)
Wed, 04 Mar - day 5 -Australia 2nd innings 220/10 (75.3 ov) - end of match