Australia v England
Marylebone Cricket Club in Australia and New Zealand 1958/59 (4th Test)
VenueAdelaide Oval, Adelaide on 30th, 31st January, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th February 1959 (6-day match)
Balls per over8
TossEngland won the toss and decided to field
ResultAustralia won by 10 wickets
UmpiresMJ McInnes, RJJ Wright
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 200/1 (McDonald 112*, Harvey 1*)
Close of play day 2Australia (1) 403/6 (Davidson 16*, Grout 7*)
Close of play day 3England (1) 115/3 (Cowdrey 53*, Graveney 16*)
Close of play day 4England (2) 43/0 (Richardson 28*, Watson 10*)
Close of play day 5England (2) 198/5 (Graveney 28*)

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldb Trueman17031548712- 
JW Burkec Cowdrey b Bailey661912472- 
RN Harveyrun out411261593- 
NCL O'Neillb Statham561121504- 
LE Favellb Statham4415-- 
KD Mackayc Evans b Statham41827-- 
*R Benaudb Trueman46861137- 
AK Davidsonc Bailey b Tyson43981345- 
+ATW Groutlbw b Trueman935471- 
RR Lindwallb Trueman194038-- 
GF Rorkenot out2710-- 
Extras(2 b, 8 lb, 2 nb, 4 w)16
Total(all out, 128.1 overs)476
Fall of wickets:
1-171 (Burke), 2-276 (Harvey), 3-286 (Favell), 4-294 (Mackay), 5-369 (O'Neill), 6-388 (Benaud), 7-407 (Grout), 8-445 (Davidson), 9-473 (McDonald), 10-476 (Lindwall, 128.1 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham23   0833--
Tyson28   11001--
Bailey22   2911--
Lock25   0960--

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Richardsonlbw b Lindwall488-- 
TE Baileyb Davidson4515-- 
*PBH Mayb Benaud3750753- 
MC Cowdreyb Rorke841982349- 
TW Graveneyc Benaud b Rorke411671741- 
W Watsonb Rorke25781221- 
FS Truemanc Grout b Benaud01116-- 
GAR Lockc Grout b Benaud278-- 
FH Tysonc and b Benaud042-- 
+TG Evansc Burke b Benaud4261- 
JB Stathamnot out3668706- 
Extras(2 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(all out, 74.1 overs)240
Fall of wickets:
1-7 (Richardson), 2-11 (Bailey), 3-74 (May), 4-170 (Cowdrey), 5-173 (Graveney), 6-180 (Trueman), 7-184 (Lock), 8-184 (Tyson), 9-188 (Evans), 10-240 (Watson, 74.1 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davidson12   0491--
Lindwall15   0661--
Benaud27   6915--
O'Neill2   180--

England second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Richardsonlbw b Benaud431512035- 
W Watsonc Favell b Benaud401351724- 
*PBH Maylbw b Rorke591161308- 
MC Cowdreyb Lindwall81928-- 
TW Graveneynot out532313085- 
TE Baileyc Grout b Lindwall63858-- 
FS Truemanc Grout b Davidson034-- 
GAR Lockb Rorke94672-- 
FH Tysonc Grout b Benaud3371712- 
JB Stathamc O'Neill b Benaud2610-- 
+TG Evansc Benaud b Davidson035-- 
Extras(5 b, 5 lb, 4 nb, 3 w)17
Total(all out, 101.3 overs)270
Fall of wickets:
1-89 (Watson), 2-110 (Richardson), 3-125 (Cowdrey), 4-177 (May), 5-198 (Bailey), 6-199 (Trueman), 7-222 (Lock), 8-268 (Tyson), 9-270 (Statham), 10-270 (Evans, 101.3 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall26   6702--
Rorke34   7782--
Benaud29   10824--
Burke4   260--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LE Favellnot out1536462- 
JW Burkenot out164746-- 
CC McDonalddid not bat      
RN Harveydid not bat      
NCL O'Neilldid not bat      
KD Mackaydid not bat      
*R Benauddid not bat      
AK Davidsondid not bat      
+ATW Groutdid not bat      
RR Lindwalldid not bat      
GF Rorkedid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(no wicket, 46 minutes, 10.3 overs)36
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham4   0110--
Trueman3   130--
Lock2   080--

--> GF Rorke made his debut in Test matches
--> CC McDonald (1) passed his previous highest score of 154 in Test matches
--> CC McDonald (1) passed 2000 runs in Test matches when he reached 25
--> MC Cowdrey (1) passed 2000 runs in Test matches when he reached 84
--> JB Statham (1) passed his previous highest score of 27 in Test matches
--> GF Rorke made his debut for Australia in first-class matches
--> CC McDonald retired hurt in the Australia first innings having scored 149 (team score 268/1) - he returned when the score was 407/7





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