Australia v England
Marylebone Cricket Club in Australia and New Zealand 1936/37 (5th Test)
VenueMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on 26th, 27th February, 1st, 2nd, 3rd March 1937 (timeless match)
Balls per over8
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralia won by an innings and 200 runs
UmpiresGE Borwick, JD Scott
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 342/3 (Bradman 165*, Badcock 12*)
Close of play day 2Australia (1) 593/9 (McCormick 9*, Fleetwood-Smith 11*)
Close of play day 3England (1) 184/4 (Hardstaff 73*, Wyatt 20*)
Close of play day 4England (2) 165/8 (Verity 2*, Voce 1*)

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JHW Fingletonc Voce b Farnes1768891- 
KE Riggc Ames b Farnes2887782- 
*DG Bradmanb Farnes16919122315- 
SJ McCabec Farnes b Verity11215516316- 
CL Badcockc Worthington b Voce11822320515- 
RG Gregoryc Verity b Farnes801811955- 
+WAS Oldfieldc Ames b Voce2188761- 
LJ Nashc Ames b Farnes175975-- 
WJ O'Reillyb Voce1815-- 
EL McCormicknot out1751472- 
LO Fleetwood-Smithb Farnes13172711 
Extras(1 b, 5 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)11
Total(all out, 140.5 overs)604
Fall of wickets:
1-42 (Rigg), 2-54 (Fingleton), 3-303 (McCabe), 4-346 (Bradman), 5-507 (Badcock), 6-544 (Gregory), 7-563 (Oldfield), 8-571 (O'Reilly), 9-576 (Nash), 10-604 (Fleetwood-Smith, 140.5 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Allen17   0990--
Voce29   31233--
Hammond16   1620--
Verity41   51271--
Worthington6   0600--
Leyland3   0260--

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CJ Barnettc Oldfield b Nash1814173- 
TS Worthington hit wkt b Fleetwood-Smith4487987- 
J Hardstaffc McCormick b O'Reilly832342408- 
WR Hammondc Nash b O'Reilly1454621- 
M Leylandb O'Reilly71613-- 
RES Wyattc Bradman b O'Reilly38971271- 
+LEG Amesb Nash1943392- 
*GOB Allenc Oldfield b Nash039-- 
H Verityc Rigg b Nash01417-- 
W Vocest Oldfield b O'Reilly396-- 
K Farnesnot out023-- 
Extras(12 lb, 1 nb)13
Total(all out, 71.5 overs)239
Fall of wickets:
1-33 (Barnett), 2-96 (Worthington), 3-130 (Hammond), 4-140 (Leyland), 5-202 (Hardstaff), 6-236 (Ames), 7-236 (Wyatt), 8-236 (Allen), 9-239 (Voce), 10-239 (Verity, 71.5 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McCormick13   1540--
O'Reilly23   7515--
Fleetwood-Smith18   3511--

England second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
CJ Barnettlbw b O'Reilly41556141 
TS Worthingtonc Bradman b McCormick616181- 
J Hardstaffb Nash144-- 
WR Hammondc Bradman b O'Reilly56106959- 
M Leylandc McCormick b Fleetwood-Smith2869952- 
RES Wyattrun out947311- 
+LEG Amesc McCabe b McCormick112741-- 
*GOB Allenc Nash b O'Reilly726181- 
H Veritynot out23529-- 
W Vocec Badcock b Fleetwood-Smith198-- 
K Farnesc Nash b Fleetwood-Smith011-- 
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(all out, 49.2 overs)165
Fall of wickets:
1-9 (Worthington), 2-10 (Hardstaff), 3-70 (Barnett), 4-121 (Hammond), 5-142 (Wyatt), 6-142 (Leyland), 7-153 (Allen), 8-162 (Ames), 9-165 (Voce), 10-165 (Farnes, 49.2 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McCormick9   0332--
Nash7   1341--
O'Reilly19   6583--
McCabe1   010--

--> DG Bradman (1) passed 4500 runs in Test matches when he reached 10
--> DG Bradman (1) passed 16500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 123
--> RG Gregory (1) passed his previous highest score of 50 in Test matches
--> RG Gregory (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 66
--> LJ Nash (1) passed his previous highest score of 13 in Test matches
--> EL McCormick (1) passed his previous highest score of 13 in Test matches
--> K Farnes achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed LO Fleetwood-Smith in the Australia first innings (previous best was 5-77)
--> WJ O'Reilly reached 400 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed WR Hammond, his 1st wicket in the England first innings
--> WJ O'Reilly reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when he dismissed WR Hammond, his 2nd wicket in the England second innings





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