Test Match - Australia v England - Melbourne Hide Percentages    Printable Scorecard       
Match Date 13th February, 1959 Series Batting & Bowling Analysis
Series 1958-1959 Australia v England - 5th Test
Test # 468
Venue Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Match Conditions Day Match Partnerships
Toss Australia
Result Australia won by 9 wickets
Player of Match  

England 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Peter Richardson c & b Benaud 68  159  4  0 42.77  33.17%
Trevor Bailey c Davidson b Lindwall 0  1  0  0 0.00
Peter May* c Benaud b Meckiff 11  18  1  0 61.11  5.37%
Colin Cowdrey c Lindwall b Davidson 22  45  3  0 48.89  10.73%
Tom Graveney c McDonald b Benaud 19  72  2  0 26.39  9.27%
Ted Dexter c Lindwall b Meckiff 0  1  0  0 0.00
Roy Swetman c †Grout b Davidson 1  33  0  0 3.03  0.49%
John Mortimore not out 44  105  6  0 41.90  21.46%
Fred Trueman c & b Benaud 21  56  1  0 37.50  10.24%
Frank Tyson c †Grout b Benaud 9  16  0  0 56.25  4.39%
James Laker c Harvey b Davidson 2  15  0  0 13.33  0.98%
Extras (b 4, w 4) 8  
Total All Out   (64.5 overs @ 3.16 rpo) 205  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-0  Bailey   2-13  May   3-61  Cowdrey   4-109  Graveney   
5-112  Dexter   6-124  Swetman   7-128  Richardson   8-191  Trueman   
9-203  Tyson   10-205  Laker   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
Alan Davidson 12.5 2 38 3 2.96  30.00%
Ray Lindwall 14.0 2 36 1 2.57  10.00%
Ian Meckiff 15.0 2 57 2 3.80  20.00%
Gordon Rorke 6.0 1 23 0 3.83
Richie Benaud 17.0 5 43 4 2.53  40.00%
 
Australia 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Colin McDonald c Cowdrey b Laker 133  249  7  0 53.41  37.89%
James Burke c Trueman b Tyson 16  60  0  0 26.67  4.56%
Neil Harvey c †Swetman b Trueman 13  42  1  0 30.95  3.70%
Norman O'Neill c Cowdrey b Trueman 0  1  0  0 0.00
Kenneth Mackay c Graveney b Laker 23  125  1  0 18.40  6.55%
Alan Davidson b Mortimore 17  41  1  0 41.46  4.84%
Richie Benaud* c †Swetman b Laker 64  139  7  0 46.04  18.23%
Wally Grout c Trueman b Laker 74  133  8  0 55.64  21.08%
Ray Lindwall c Cowdrey b Trueman 0  2  0  0 0.00
Ian Meckiff c & b Trueman 2  2  0  0 100.00  0.57%
Gordon Rorke not out 0  1  0  0 0.00
Extras (b 5, lb 4) 9  
Total All Out   (100.5 overs @ 3.48 rpo) 351  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-41  Burke   2-83  Harvey   3-83  O'Neill   4-154  Mackay   
5-207  Davidson   6-209  McDonald   7-324  Grout   8-327  Lindwall   
9-329  Meckiff   10-351  Benaud   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
Fred Trueman 25.0 0 92 4 3.68  40.00%
Frank Tyson 20.0 1 73 1 3.65  10.00%
Trevor Bailey 14.0 2 43 0 3.07
James Laker 30.5 4 93 4 3.02  40.00%
John Mortimore 11.0 1 41 1 3.73  10.00%
 
England 2nd Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Peter Richardson lbw b Benaud 23  83  2  0 27.71  10.75%
Trevor Bailey b Lindwall 0  5  0  0 0.00
Peter May* c Harvey b Lindwall 4  6  1  0 66.67  1.87%
Colin Cowdrey run out 46  52  7  0 88.46  21.50%
Tom Graveney c Harvey b Davidson 54  102  4  0 52.94  25.23%
Ted Dexter c †Grout b Davidson 6  33  0  0 18.18  2.80%
Roy Swetman lbw b Lindwall 9  15  0  0 60.00  4.21%
John Mortimore b Rorke 11  51  0  0 21.57  5.14%
Fred Trueman b Rorke 36  59  5  0 61.02  16.82%
Frank Tyson c †Grout b Rorke 6  16  0  0 37.50  2.80%
James Laker not out 5  16  0  0 31.25  2.34%
Extras (b 9, lb 3, w 2) 14  
Total All Out   (54.4 overs @ 3.91 rpo) 214  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-0  Bailey   2-12  May   3-78  Cowdrey   4-105  Richardson   
5-131  Dexter   6-142  Swetman   7-158  Graveney   8-172  Mortimore   
9-182  Tyson   10-214  Trueman   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
Alan Davidson 21.0 1 95 2 4.52  20.00%
Ray Lindwall 11.0 2 37 3 3.36  30.00%
Ian Meckiff 4.0 0 13 0 3.25
Gordon Rorke 12.4 2 41 3 3.24  30.00%
Richie Benaud 6.0 1 14 1 2.33  10.00%
 
Australia 2nd Innings (target 69) R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Colin McDonald not out 51  54  7  0 94.44  73.91%
James Burke lbw b Tyson 13  47  1  0 27.66  18.84%
Neil Harvey not out 1  2  0  0 50.00  1.45%
Norman O'Neill              
Kenneth Mackay              
Alan Davidson              
Richie Benaud*              
Wally Grout              
Ray Lindwall              
Ian Meckiff              
Gordon Rorke              
Extras (lb 4) 4  
Total 1 wickets   (12.7 overs @ 5.24 rpo) 69  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-66  Burke   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
Fred Trueman 6.7 0 45 0 6.28
Frank Tyson 6.0 0 20 1 3.33  10.00%
 
End of Day Status (Rest days excluded)
 
Day 1 - England 1st innings 191/7 (JB Mortimore 41*, FS Trueman 21*)
 
Day 2 - Australia 1st innings 150/3 (CC McDonald 98*, KD Mackay 22*)
 
Day 3 - England 2nd innings 22/2 (PE Richardson 6*, MC Cowdrey 4*)
 
Day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 15/0 (CC McDonald 15*, JW Burke 0*)
 
Day 5 - Australia 2nd Innings 69/1, 12.7 overs - end of match
 

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