Australia v England
Marylebone Cricket Club in Australia 1928/29 (3rd Test)
VenueMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on 29th, 31st December 1928, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th January 1929 (timeless match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEngland won by 3 wickets
UmpiresDA Elder, GA Hele
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 276/4 (Ryder 111*, Bradman 26*)
Close of play day 2England (1) 47/1 (Sutcliffe 15*, Hammond 12*)
Close of play day 3England (1) 312/4 (Hammond 169*, Jardine 21*)
Close of play day 4Australia (2) 118/2 (Woodfull 64*, Kippax 34*)
Close of play day 5Australia (2) 347/8 (Oxenham 39*, Grimmett 0*)
Close of play day 6England (2) 171/1 (Sutcliffe 83*, Jardine 18*)

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WM Woodfullc Jardine b Tate730291- 
VY Richardsonc Duckworth b Larwood347-- 
HSTL Hendryc Jardine b Larwood2374721- 
AF Kippaxc Jardine b Larwood10025521311- 
*J Ryderc Hendren b Tate11221922071 
DG Bradmanb Hammond792201949- 
+WAS Oldfieldb Geary33019-- 
EL a'Beckettc Duckworth b White411641426- 
RK Oxenhamb Geary155850-- 
CV Grimmettc Duckworth b Geary52420-- 
DD Blackienot out276-- 
Extras(4 b, 3 lb)7
Total(all out, 180.5 overs)397
Fall of wickets:
1-5 (Richardson), 2-15 (Woodfull), 3-57 (Hendry), 4-218 (Kippax), 5-282 (Ryder), 6-287 (Oldfield), 7-373 (Bradman), 8-387 (a'Beckett), 9-394 (Grimmett), 10-397 (Oxenham, 180.5 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Larwood37   31273--
Tate46   17872--
Hammond8   4191--
White57   30641--
Jardine1   0100--

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Hobbsc Oldfield b a'Beckett2047331- 
H Sutcliffeb Blackie582531993- 
WR Hammondc a'Beckett b Blackie20047239817- 
*APF Chapmanb Blackie2440351- 
EH Hendrenc a'Beckett b Hendry1947381- 
DR Jardinec and b Blackie622131946- 
H Larwoodc and b Blackie0118-- 
G Gearylbw b Grimmett12420-- 
MW Tatec Kippax b Grimmett2133352- 
+G Duckworthb Blackie386-- 
JC Whitenot out82222-- 
Extras(1 b)1
Total(all out, 195 overs)417
Fall of wickets:
1-28 (Hobbs), 2-161 (Sutcliffe), 3-201 (Chapman), 4-238 (Hendren), 5-364 (Hammond), 6-364 (Larwood), 7-381 (Geary), 8-385 (Jardine), 9-391 (Duckworth), 10-417 (Tate, 195 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
a'Beckett37   7921--
Hendry20   8351--
Grimmett55   141142--
Oxenham35   11670--
Blackie44   13946--
Ryder4   0140--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WM Woodfullc Duckworth b Tate1073092717- 
VY Richardsonb Larwood577-- 
HSTL Hendryst Duckworth b White127368-- 
AF Kippaxb Tate4199944- 
*J Ryderb Geary51171- 
DG Bradmanc Duckworth b Geary1122812467- 
+WAS Oldfieldb White751401- 
EL a'Beckettb White62425-- 
RK Oxenhamb White391031052- 
CV Grimmettnot out42322-- 
DD Blackieb White01411-- 
Extras(6 b, 7 lb)13
Total(all out, 165.5 overs)351
Fall of wickets:
1-7 (Richardson), 2-60 (Hendry), 3-138 (Kippax), 4-143 (Ryder), 5-201 (Woodfull), 6-226 (Oldfield), 7-252 (a'Beckett), 8-345 (Bradman), 9-351 (Oxenham), 10-351 (Blackie, 165.5 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Larwood16   3371--
Tate47   15702--
Geary30   4942--
Hammond16   6300--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Hobbslbw b Blackie491561381- 
H Sutcliffelbw b Grimmett13546238410- 
DR Jardineb Grimmett331271153- 
WR Hammondrun out32104694- 
EH Hendrenb Oxenham4593714- 
*APF Chapmanc Woodfull b Ryder51015-- 
MW Taterun out036-- 
G Gearynot out4441- 
+G Duckworthnot out001-- 
H Larwooddid not bat      
JC Whitedid not bat      
Extras(15 b, 14 lb)29
Total(7 wickets, 159.5 overs)332
Fall of wickets:
1-105 (Hobbs), 2-199 (Jardine), 3-257 (Hammond), 4-318 (Sutcliffe), 5-326 (Hendren), 6-328 (Chapman), 7-328 (Tate)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
a'Beckett22   5390--
Hendry23   5330--
Blackie39   11751--
Oxenham28   10441--
Grimmett42   12962--

--> AF Kippax (1) passed his previous highest score of 42 in Test matches
--> AF Kippax (1) passed 6500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 19
--> J Ryder (1) passed 8000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 108
--> DG Bradman (1) passed his previous highest score of 18 in Test matches
--> EL a'Beckett made his debut in Test matches
--> RK Oxenham made his debut in Test matches
--> MW Tate (1) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 7
--> DG Bradman (2) passed his previous highest score of 79 in Test matches
--> H Sutcliffe (2) passed 24000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 132
--> DD Blackie achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed DR Jardine in the England first innings (previous best was 4-148)
--> JC White achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed DD Blackie in the Australia second innings (previous best was 4-7)





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