Test Match #180 Hide Percentages    Printable Scorecard     
1928-1929 Australia v England - 5th Test
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
8th March, 1929
 
Australia 491 & 287/5
England 519 & 257
Australia won by 5 wickets

 
England   1st Innings
 
BATTING
 
R
 
BF
 
4s
 
6s
 
SR
 
% Total
Jack Hobbs lbw b Ryder 142  301  11  0 47.18 27.36%
Douglas Jardine c †Oldfield b Wall 19  126  0  0 15.08 3.66%
Wally Hammond c Fairfax b Wall 38  100  4  0 38.00 7.32%
George Tyldesley c Hornibrook b Ryder 31  116  3  0 26.72 5.97%
George Duckworth c Fairfax b Hornibrook 12  37  1  0 32.43 2.31%
Patsy Hendren c Hornibrook b Fairfax 95  188  10  0 50.53 18.30%
Maurice Leyland c Fairfax b Oxenham 137  330  18  0 41.52 26.40%
Harold Larwood b Wall 4  3  1  0 133.33 0.77%
George Geary b Hornibrook 4  14  0  0 28.57 0.77%
Maurice Tate c sub b Hornibrook 15  35  0  0 42.86 2.89%
John White* not out 9  48  0  0 18.75 1.73%
Extras (b 4, lb 6, w 1, nb 2) 13  
Total All Out   (215.1 overs @ 2.41 rpo) 519
Fall of Wickets
 
1-64 Douglas Jardine, 2-146 Wally Hammond, 3-235 Jack Hobbs, 4-240 George Tyldesley,
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5-261 George Duckworth, 6-401 Patsy Hendren, 7-409 Harold Larwood,
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8-428 George Geary, 9-470 Maurice Tate, 10-519 Maurice Leyland
 
BOWLING
 
O
 
M
 
R
 
W
 
ER
 
% Wickets
Thomas Wall 49.0 8 123 3 2.51 30.00
Percival Hornibrook 48.0 8 142 3 2.96 30.00
Ronald Oxenham 45.1 15 86 1 1.90 10.00
Clarence Grimmett 25.0 11 40 0 1.60
Alan Fairfax 27.0 4 84 1 3.11 10.00
John Ryder 18.0 5 29 2 1.61 20.00
Alan Kippax 3.0 1 2 0 0.67
 
 
Australia   1st Innings
 
BATTING
 
R
 
BF
 
4s
 
6s
 
SR
 
% Total
William Woodfull c Geary b Larwood 102  381  3  0 26.77 20.77%
Archibald Jackson run out 30  95  3  0 31.58 6.11%
Alan Kippax c †Duckworth b White 38  145  2  0 26.21 7.74%
John Ryder* c Tate b Hammond 30  125  2  0 24.00 6.11%
Donald Bradman c Tate b Geary 123  247  8  0 49.80 25.05%
Alan Fairfax lbw b Geary 65  242  2  0 26.86 13.24%
Ronald Oxenham c †Duckworth b Geary 7  79  0  0 8.86 1.43%
Bert Oldfield c & b Geary 6  24  0  0 25.00 1.22%
Clarence Grimmett not out 38  170  1  0 22.35 7.74%
Thomas Wall c †Duckworth b Geary 9  18  2  0 50.00 1.83%
Percival Hornibrook lbw b White 26  106  2  0 24.53 5.30%
Extras (b 6, lb 9, w 2) 17  
Total All Out   (271.3 overs @ 1.81 rpo) 491
Fall of Wickets
 
1-54 Archibald Jackson, 2-143 Alan Kippax, 3-203 John Ryder, 4-203 William Woodfull,
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5-386 Donald Bradman, 6-399 Alan Fairfax, 7-409 Bert Oldfield, 8-420 Ronald Oxenham,
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9-432 Thomas Wall, 10-491 Percival Hornibrook
 
BOWLING
 
O
 
M
 
R
 
W
 
ER
 
% Wickets
Harold Larwood 34.0 7 83 1 2.44 10.00
Maurice Tate 62.0 26 108 0 1.74
George Geary 81.0 36 105 5 1.30 50.00
John White 75.3 22 136 2 1.80 20.00
Wally Hammond 16.0 3 31 1 1.94 10.00
Maurice Leyland 3.0 0 11 0 3.67
 
 
England   2nd Innings
 
BATTING
 
R
 
BF
 
4s
 
6s
 
SR
 
% Total
Jack Hobbs c Fairfax b Grimmett 65  126  6  0 51.59 25.29%
Douglas Jardine c †Oldfield b Wall 0  1  0  0 0.00
Harold Larwood b Wall 11  21  2  0 52.38 4.28%
Wally Hammond c Ryder b Fairfax 16  42  0  0 38.10 6.23%
George Tyldesley c †Oldfield b Wall 21  62  1  0 33.87 8.17%
Patsy Hendren b Grimmett 1  7  0  0 14.29 0.39%
Maurice Leyland not out 53  138  6  0 38.41 20.62%
Maurice Tate c Fairfax b Hornibrook 54  57  8  0 94.74 21.01%
George Geary b Wall 3  18  0  0 16.67 1.17%
John White* c Oxenham b Wall 4  20  0  0 20.00 1.56%
George Duckworth lbw b Oxenham 9  27  1  0 33.33 3.50%
Extras (b 19, lb 1) 20  
Total All Out   (86.1 overs @ 2.98 rpo) 257
Fall of Wickets
 
1-1 Douglas Jardine, 2-19 Harold Larwood, 3-75 Wally Hammond, 4-119 Jack Hobbs,
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5-123 Patsy Hendren, 6-131 George Tyldesley, 7-212 Maurice Tate, 8-217 George Geary,
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9-231 John White, 10-257 George Duckworth
 
BOWLING
 
O
 
M
 
R
 
W
 
ER
 
% Wickets
Thomas Wall 26.0 5 66 5 2.54 50.00
Percival Hornibrook 19.0 5 51 1 2.68 10.00
Ronald Oxenham 10.1 1 34 1 3.34 10.00
Clarence Grimmett 24.0 7 66 2 2.75 20.00
Alan Fairfax 7.0 0 20 1 2.86 10.00
 
 
Australia   2nd Innings  (target 286)
 
BATTING
 
R
 
BF
 
4s
 
6s
 
SR
 
% Total
Bert Oldfield b Hammond 48  156  3  0 30.77 16.72%
Percival Hornibrook b Hammond 18  116  1  0 15.52 6.27%
William Woodfull b Hammond 35  154  2  0 22.73 12.20%
Archibald Jackson b Geary 46  75  4  0 61.33 16.03%
Alan Kippax run out 28  70  0  0 40.00 9.76%
John Ryder* not out 57  172  4  0 33.14 19.86%
Donald Bradman not out 37  89  3  0 41.57 12.89%
Extras (b 12, lb 6) 18  
Total 5 wickets   (134.1 overs @ 2.14 rpo) 287
 
Did not Bat
 
Alan Fairfax, Ronald Oxenham, Clarence Grimmett, Thomas Wall
Fall of Wickets
 
1-51 Percival Hornibrook, 2-80 Bert Oldfield, 3-129 William Woodfull, 4-158 Archibald Jackson,
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5-204 Alan Kippax
 
BOWLING
 
O
 
M
 
R
 
W
 
ER
 
% Wickets
Harold Larwood 32.1 5 81 0 2.52
Maurice Tate 38.0 13 76 0 2.00
George Geary 20.0 5 31 1 1.55 10.00
John White 18.0 8 28 0 1.56
Wally Hammond 26.0 8 53 3 2.04 30.00
 
MATCH INFORMATION
Venue Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Toss England won the toss and elected to bat
Series 1928-1929 Australia v England  (The Ashes) - 5th Test
Match No. Test #180
Match Conditions Day Match
Player of Match No Award
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END OF DAY STATUS (Rest days excluded)
Day 1 - England 1st innings 240/4 (G Duckworth 3*)
Day 2 - England 1st innings 485/9 (M Leyland 110*, JC White 2*)
Day 3 - Australia 1st innings 152/2 (WM Woodfull 78*, J Ryder 4*)
Day 4 - Australia 1st innings 367/4 (DG Bradman 109*, AG Fairfax 50*)
Day 5 - England 2nd innings 18/1 (JB Hobbs 3*, H Larwood 11*)
Day 6 - Australia 2nd innings 7/0 (WAS Oldfield 6*, PM Hornibrook 1*)
Day 7 - Australia 2nd innings 173/4 (AF Kippax 12*, J Ryder 8*)
Day 8 - Australia 2nd Innings 287/5, 134.1 overs - end of match

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