Test Match - Australia v England - Melbourne Hide Percentages    Printable Scorecard       
Match Date 1st January, 1937 Series Batting & Bowling Analysis
Series 1936-1937 Australia v England - 3rd Test
Test # 257
Venue Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Match Conditions Day Match Partnerships
Toss Australia
Result Australia won by 365 runs
Player of Match  

Australia 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
John Fingleton c Sims b Robins 38  117  4  0 32.48  19.00%
William Brown c †Ames b Voce 1  17  0  0 5.88  0.50%
Donald Bradman* c Robins b Verity 13  21  0  0 61.90  6.50%
Keith Rigg c Verity b Allen 16  51  1  0 31.37  8.00%
Stanley McCabe c Worthington b Voce 63  146  6  0 43.15  31.50%
Leonard Darling c Allen b Verity 20  54  1  0 37.04  10.00%
Morris Sievers st †Ames b Robins 1  23  0  0 4.35  0.50%
Bert Oldfield not out 27  65  3  0 41.54  13.50%
William O'Reilly c Sims b Hammond 4  19  0  0 21.05  2.00%
Francis Ward st †Ames b Hammond 7  13  0  0 53.85  3.50%
Leslie Fleetwood-Smith              
Extras (b 2, lb 6, nb 2) 10  
Total 9 wickets declared   (65.3 overs @ 3.05 rpo) 200  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-7  Brown   2-33  Bradman   3-69  Rigg   4-79  Fingleton   
5-122  Darling   6-130  Sievers   7-183  McCabe   8-190  O'Reilly   
9-200  Ward   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
William Voce 18.0 3 49 2 2.72  20.00%
Gubby Allan 12.0 2 35 1 2.92  10.00%
James Sims 9.0 1 35 0 3.89
Hedley Verity 14.0 4 24 2 1.71  20.00%
Robert Robins 7.0 0 31 2 4.43  20.00%
Wally Hammond 5.3 0 16 2 2.91  20.00%
 
England 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Thomas Worthington c Bradman b McCabe 0  4  0  0 0.00
Charles Barnett c Darling b Sievers 11  34  2  0 32.35  14.47%
Wally Hammond c Darling b Sievers 32  88  4  0 36.36  42.11%
Maurice Leyland c Darling b O'Reilly 17  49  1  0 34.69  22.37%
James Sims c Brown b Sievers 3  15  0  0 20.00  3.95%
Leslie Ames b Sievers 3  23  0  0 13.04  3.95%
Robert Robins c O'Reilly b Sievers 0  2  0  0 0.00
Joseph Hardstaff b O'Reilly 3  3  0  0 100.00  3.95%
Gubby Allan* not out 0  2  0  0 0.00
Hedley Verity c Brown b O'Reilly 0  3  0  0 0.00
William Voce not out 0  4  0  0 0.00
Extras (b 5, lb 1, nb 1) 7  
Total 9 wickets declared   (28.2 overs @ 2.68 rpo) 76  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-0  Worthington   2-14  Barnett   3-56  Leyland   4-68  Hammond   
5-71  Sims   6-71  Robins   7-76  Ames   8-76  Hardstaff   
9-76  Verity   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
Stanley McCabe 2.0 1 7 1 3.50  10.00%
Morris Sievers 11.2 5 21 5 1.85  50.00%
William O'Reilly 12.0 5 28 3 2.33  30.00%
Leslie Fleetwood-Smith 3.0 1 13 0 4.33
 
Australia 2nd Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
William O'Reilly c & b Voce 0  1  0  0 0.00
Leslie Fleetwood-Smith c Verity b Voce 0  7  0  0 0.00
Francis Ward c Hardstaff b Verity 18  75  0  0 24.00  3.19%
Keith Rigg lbw b Sims 47  120  3  0 39.17  8.33%
William Brown c Barnett b Voce 20  39  1  0 51.28  3.55%
John Fingleton c †Ames b Sims 136  428  6  0 31.78  24.11%
Donald Bradman* c Allen b Verity 270  375  22  0 72.00  47.87%
Stanley McCabe lbw b Allen 22  51  2  0 43.14  3.90%
Leonard Darling b Allen 0  1  0  0 0.00
Morris Sievers not out 25  86  1  0 29.07  4.43%
Bert Oldfield lbw b Verity 7  28  1  0 25.00  1.24%
Extras (b 6, lb 2, w 1, nb 10) 19  
Total All Out   (149.7 overs @ 3.76 rpo) 564  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-0  O'Reilly   2-3  Fleetwood-Smith   3-38  Ward   4-74  Brown   
5-97  Rigg   6-443  Fingleton   7-511  McCabe   8-511  Darling   
9-549  Bradman   10-564  Oldfield   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
William Voce 29.0 2 120 3 4.14  30.00%
Gubby Allan 23.0 2 84 2 3.65  20.00%
James Sims 23.0 1 109 2 4.74  20.00%
Hedley Verity 37.7 9 79 3 2.07  30.00%
Robert Robins 11.0 2 46 0 4.18
Wally Hammond 22.0 3 89 0 4.05
Thomas Worthington 4.0 0 18 0 4.50
 
England 2nd Innings (target 689) R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Thomas Worthington c Sievers b Ward 16  95  1  0 16.84  4.95%
Charles Barnett lbw b O'Reilly 23  57  4  0 40.35  7.12%
Wally Hammond b Sievers 51  92  7  0 55.43  15.79%
Maurice Leyland not out 111  212  11  0 52.36  34.37%
Leslie Ames b Fleetwood-Smith 19  44  3  0 43.18  5.88%
Joseph Hardstaff c Ward b Fleetwood-Smith 17  22  2  0 77.27  5.26%
Gubby Allan* c Sievers b Fleetwood-Smith 11  11  1  0 100.00  3.41%
Robert Robins b O'Reilly 61  68  7  0 89.71  18.89%
Hedley Verity c McCabe b O'Reilly 11  25  1  0 44.00  3.41%
James Sims lbw b Fleetwood-Smith 0  3  0  0 0.00
William Voce c Bradman b Fleetwood-Smith 0  1  0  0 0.00
Extras (lb 3) 3  
Total All Out   (78.6 overs @ 4.09 rpo) 323  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-29  Barnett   2-65  Worthington   3-117  Hammond   4-155  Ames   
5-179  Hardstaff   6-195  Allen   7-306  Robins   8-322  Verity   
9-323  Sims   10-323  Voce   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
Stanley McCabe 8.0 0 32 0 4.00
Morris Sievers 12.0 2 39 1 3.25  10.00%
William O'Reilly 21.0 6 65 3 3.10  30.00%
Leslie Fleetwood-Smith 25.6 2 124 5 4.77  50.00%
Francis Ward 12.0 1 60 1 5.00  10.00%
 
End of Day Status (Rest days excluded)
 
Day 1 - Australia 1st innings 181/6 (SJ McCabe 63*, WAS Oldfield 21*)
 
Day 2 - Australia 2nd innings 3/1 (LO Fleetwood-Smith 0*, FA Ward 1*)
 
Day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 194/5 (JHW Fingleton 39*, DG Bradman 56*)
 
Day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 500/6 (DG Bradman 248*, SJ McCabe 14*)
 
Day 5 - England 2nd innings 236/6 (M Leyland 69*, RWV Robins 27*)
 
Day 6 - England 2nd Innings 323, 78.6 overs - end of match
 

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