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England v Australia
Australia in British Isles 1961 (4th Test)
VenueOld Trafford, Manchester on 27th, 28th, 29th, 31st July, 1st August 1961 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralia won by 54 runs
UmpiresJG Langridge, WE Phillipson
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 124/4 (Lawry 64*, Booth 6*)
Close of play day 2England (1) 187/3 (May 90*, Close 14*)
Close of play day 3Australia (2) 63/0 (Lawry 33*, Simpson 29*)
Close of play day 4Australia (2) 331/6 (Mackay 18*, Davidson 18*)

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WM Lawrylbw b Statham74 17811- 
RB Simpsonc Murray b Statham4 71- 
RN Harveyc Subba Row b Statham19 381- 
NCL O'Neill hit wkt b Trueman11 621- 
PJP Burgeb Flavell15 222- 
BC Boothc Close b Statham46 855- 
KD Mackayc Murray b Statham11 25-- 
AK Davidsonc Barrington b Dexter0 18-- 
*R Benaudb Dexter2 18-- 
+ATW Groutc Murray b Dexter2 13-- 
GD McKenzienot out1 2-- 
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(all out, 63.4 overs)190
Fall of wickets:
1-8 (Simpson), 2-51 (Harvey), 3-89 (O'Neill), 4-106 (Burge), 5-150 (Lawry), 6-174 (Mackay), 7-185 (Booth), 8-185 (Davidson), 9-189 (Grout), 10-190 (Benaud, 63.4 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman14   1551--
Statham21   3535--
Flavell22   8611--
Dexter6.42163--

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Pullarb Davidson63 2187- 
R Subba Rowc Simpson b Davidson2 8-- 
ER Dexterc Davidson b McKenzie16 461- 
*PBH Mayc Simpson b Davidson95 22814- 
DB Closelbw b McKenzie33 9941 
KF Barringtonc O'Neill b Simpson78 21810- 
+JT Murrayc Grout b Mackay24 1014- 
DA Allenc Booth b Simpson42 1047- 
FS Truemanc Harvey b Simpson3 25-- 
JB Stathamc Mackay b Simpson4 19-- 
JA Flavellnot out001-- 
Extras(2 b, 4 lb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 163.4 overs)367
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (Subba Row), 2-43 (Dexter), 3-154 (Pullar), 4-212 (May), 5-212 (Close), 6-272 (Murray), 7-358 (Barrington), 8-362 (Allen), 9-367 (Trueman), 10-367 (Statham, 163.4 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davidson39   11703--
McKenzie38   111062--
Mackay40   9811--
Benaud35   15800--
Simpson11.44234--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WM Lawryc Trueman b Allen102 26813- 
RB Simpsonc Murray b Flavell51 1417- 
RN Harveyc Murray b Dexter35 825- 
NCL O'Neillc Murray b Statham67 1559- 
PJP Burgec Murray b Dexter23 892- 
BC Boothlbw b Dexter9 241- 
KD Mackayc Close b Allen18 613- 
AK Davidsonnot out77 174102 
*R Benaudlbw b Allen1 12-- 
+ATW Groutc Statham b Allen0 2-- 
GD McKenzieb Flavell32 1023- 
Extras(6 b, 9 lb, 2 w)17
Total(all out, 171.4 overs)432
Fall of wickets:
1-113 (Simpson), 2-175 (Harvey), 3-210 (Lawry), 4-274 (Burge), 5-290 (O'Neill), 6-296 (Booth), 7-332 (Mackay), 8-334 (Benaud), 9-334 (Grout), 10-432 (McKenzie, 171.4 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman32   6920--
Statham44   91061--
Flavell29.44652--
Allen38   25584--
Dexter20   4613--
Close8   1330--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Pullarc O'Neill b Davidson26 413- 
R Subba Rowb Benaud49 1458- 
ER Dexterc Grout b Benaud76 84141 
*PBH Mayb Benaud024-- 
DB Closec O'Neill b Benaud8 8-1 
KF Barringtonlbw b Mackay5 121- 
+JT Murrayc Simpson b Benaud4 51- 
DA Allenc Simpson b Benaud10 282- 
FS Truemanc Benaud b Simpson8 432- 
JB Stathamb Davidson8 302- 
JA Flavellnot out0 12-- 
Extras(5 b, 2 w)7
Total(all out, 71.4 overs)201
Fall of wickets:
1-40 (Pullar), 2-150 (Dexter), 3-150 (May), 4-158 (Close), 5-163 (Subba Row), 6-171 (Murray), 7-171 (Barrington), 8-189 (Allen), 9-193 (Trueman), 10-201 (Statham, 71.4 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davidson14.41502--
McKenzie4   1200--
Benaud32   11706--
Simpson8   4211--
Mackay13   7331--

Notes
--> BC Booth made his debut in Test matches
--> JA Flavell made his debut in Test matches
--> G Pullar (2) passed 10500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10
--> R Subba Row (2) passed 13500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 23
--> ER Dexter achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches in the Australia first innings (previous best was 3-23)
--> RB Simpson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed FS Trueman in the England first innings (previous best was 2-18)
--> DA Allen equalled his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches in the Australia second innings
--> JA Flavell reached 850 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed GD McKenzie, his 2nd wicket in the Australia second innings
--> R Benaud reached 750 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed JT Murray, his 5th wicket in the England second innings

 

 

 

 

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