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Australia v England
Marylebone Cricket Club in Australia and New Zealand 1954/55 (3rd Test)
VenueMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on 31st December 1954, 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th January 1955 (6-day match)
Balls per over8
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEngland won by 128 runs
UmpiresC Hoy, MJ McInnes
Close of play day 1England (1) 191 all out
Close of play day 2Australia (1) 188/8 (Maddocks 36*, Johnson 12*)
Close of play day 3England (2) 159/3 (May 83*, Compton 10*)
Close of play day 4Australia (2) 75/2 (Benaud 19*, Harvey 9*)

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*L Huttonc Hole b Miller1232371- 
WJ Edrichc Lindwall b Miller411171- 
PBH Mayc Benaud b Lindwall067-- 
MC Cowdreyb Johnson10224723915- 
DCS Comptonc Harvey b Miller4911-- 
TE Baileyc Maddocks b Johnston301181183- 
+TG Evanslbw b Archer2063722- 
JH Wardleb Archer0915-- 
FH Tysonb Archer62832-- 
JB Stathamb Archer31723-- 
R Appleyardnot out122-- 
Extras(9 b)9
Total(all out, 67.6 overs)191
Fall of wickets:
1-14 (Edrich), 2-21 (May), 3-29 (Hutton), 4-41 (Compton), 5-115 (Bailey), 6-169 (Evans), 7-181 (Wardle), 8-181 (Cowdrey), 9-190 (Statham), 10-191 (Tyson, 67.6 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall13   0591--
Miller11   8143--
Archer13.64334--
Benaud7   0300--
Johnston12   6261--
Johnson11   3201--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LE Favelllbw b Statham2535534- 
AR Morrislbw b Tyson31017-- 
KR Millerc Evans b Statham77211- 
RN Harveyb Appleyard31711004- 
GB Holeb Tyson1124321- 
R Benaudc sub (JV Wilson) b Appleyard155478-- 
RG Archerb Wardle2353702- 
+LV Maddocksc Evans b Statham471401622- 
RR Lindwallb Statham1315201- 
*IWG Johnsonnot out33851173- 
WA Johnstonb Statham1115221- 
Extras(7 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)12
Total(all out, 63.3 overs)231
Fall of wickets:
1-15 (Morris), 2-38 (Miller), 3-43 (Favell), 4-65 (Hole), 5-92 (Harvey), 6-115 (Benaud), 7-134 (Archer), 8-151 (Lindwall), 9-205 (Maddocks), 10-231 (Johnston, 63.3 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tyson21   2682--
Statham16.30605--
Bailey9   1330--
Appleyard11   3382--
Wardle6   0201--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*L Huttonlbw b Archer421411463- 
WJ Edrichb Johnston1352651- 
PBH Mayb Johnston911831998- 
MC Cowdreyb Benaud75551-- 
DCS Comptonc Maddocks b Archer23101892- 
TE Baileynot out241441632- 
+TG Evansc Maddocks b Miller2241412- 
JH Wardleb Johnson3845417- 
FH Tysonc Harvey b Johnston627331- 
JB Stathamc Favell b Johnston068-- 
R Appleyardb Johnston61081- 
Extras(2 b, 4 lb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 100.5 overs)279
Fall of wickets:
1-40 (Edrich), 2-96 (Hutton), 3-128 (Cowdrey), 4-173 (May), 5-185 (Compton), 6-211 (Evans), 7-257 (Wardle), 8-273 (Tyson), 9-273 (Statham), 10-279 (Appleyard, 100.5 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall18   3520--
Miller18   6351--
Archer24   7502--
Johnston24.52855--
Benaud8   2251--
Johnson8   2251--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LE Favellb Appleyard3061762- 
AR Morrisc Cowdrey b Tyson41436-- 
R Benaudb Tyson2263913- 
RN Harveyc Evans b Tyson1131321- 
KR Millerc Edrich b Tyson617221- 
GB Holec Evans b Statham52417-- 
RG Archerb Statham1522431- 
+LV Maddocksb Tyson014-- 
RR Lindwalllbw b Tyson021-- 
*IWG Johnsonnot out41321-- 
WA Johnstonc Evans b Tyson034-- 
Extras(1 b, 13 lb)14
Total(all out, 31.3 overs)111
Fall of wickets:
1-23 (Morris), 2-57 (Favell), 3-77 (Harvey), 4-86 (Benaud), 5-87 (Miller), 6-97 (Hole), 7-98 (Maddocks), 8-98 (Lindwall), 9-110 (Archer), 10-111 (Johnston, 31.3 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tyson12.31277--
Statham11   1382--
Bailey3   0140--
Appleyard4   1171--
Wardle1   010--

Notes
--> The match was scheduled for six days but completed in five.
--> MC Cowdrey (1) passed his previous highest score of 54 in Test matches
--> LV Maddocks made his debut in Test matches
--> L Hutton (2) passed 39000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 24
--> LE Favell (2) passed his previous highest score of 26 in Test matches
--> RG Archer achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed FH Tyson in the England first innings (previous best was 3-12)
--> JB Statham achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed WA Johnston in the Australia first innings (previous best was 4-18)
--> JB Statham reached 50 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed KR Miller, his 1st wicket in the Australia first innings
--> WA Johnston reached 150 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed WJ Edrich, his 1st wicket in the England second innings
--> FH Tyson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches when he dismissed WA Johnston in the Australia second innings (previous best was 6-68)
--> FH Tyson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed WA Johnston in the Australia second innings (previous best was 6-85)

 

 

 

 

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