Australia v England
Marylebone Cricket Club in Australia and New Zealand 1962/63 (2nd Test)
VenueMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on 29th, 31st December 1962, 1st, 2nd, 3rd January 1963 (5-day match)
Balls per over8
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEngland won by 7 wickets
UmpiresCJ Egar, WJ Smyth
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 263/7 (Mackay 37*, Benaud 21*)
Close of play day 2England (1) 210/3 (Cowdrey 94*, Barrington 11*)
Close of play day 3Australia (2) 105/4 (Lawry 41*, Booth 19*)
Close of play day 4England (2) 9/1 (Sheppard 1*, Dexter 3*)

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WM Lawryb Trueman521081574- 
RB Simpsonc Smith b Coldwell3869844- 
NCL O'Neillc Graveney b Statham194458-- 
RN Harveyb Coldwell046-- 
PJP Burgelbw b Titmus2364702- 
BC Boothc Barrington b Titmus2776811- 
AK Davidsonc Smith b Trueman401041053- 
KD Mackaylbw b Titmus491371902- 
*R Benaudc Barrington b Titmus3682843- 
GD McKenzieb Trueman1624381- 
+BN Jarmannot out102424-- 
Extras(2 b, 4 lb)6
Total(all out, 92 overs)316
Fall of wickets:
1-62 (Simpson), 2-111 (O'Neill), 3-112 (Harvey), 4-112 (Lawry), 5-155 (Burge), 6-164 (Booth), 7-237 (Davidson), 8-289 (Benaud), 9-294 (Mackay), 10-316 (McKenzie, 92 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman23   1833--
Statham22   2831--
Coldwell17   2582--
Barrington6   0230--
Dexter6   1100--
Titmus15   2434--
Graveney3   1100--

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DS Sheppardlbw b Davidson042-- 
G Pullarb Davidson1126292- 
*ER Dexterc Simpson b Benaud9319822211- 
MC Cowdreyc Burge b McKenzie1132312707- 
KF Barringtonlbw b McKenzie3572793- 
TW Graveneyrun out4152754- 
FJ Titmusc Jarman b Davidson1545413- 
+AC Smithnot out64264-- 
FS Truemanc O'Neill b Davidson61916-- 
JB Stathamb Davidson11312-- 
LJ Coldwellc Benaud b Davidson147-- 
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 88.1 overs)331
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Sheppard), 2-19 (Pullar), 3-194 (Dexter), 4-254 (Cowdrey), 5-255 (Barrington), 6-292 (Titmus), 7-315 (Graveney), 8-324 (Trueman), 9-327 (Statham), 10-331 (Coldwell, 88.1 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie29   3952--
Mackay6   2170--
Benaud18   3821--
Simpson7   1340--
O'Neill5   1190--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RB Simpsonb Trueman1437341- 
WM Lawryb Dexter572393063- 
NCL O'Neillc Cowdrey b Trueman011-- 
RN Harveyrun out102031-- 
PJP Burgeb Statham1445531- 
BC Boothc Trueman b Statham1032743485- 
AK Davidsonc Smith b Titmus1759602- 
KD Mackaylbw b Trueman930331- 
*R Benaudc Cowdrey b Trueman41820-- 
GD McKenzieb Trueman043-- 
+BN Jarmannot out1141491- 
Extras(4 b, 5 lb)9
Total(all out, 96 overs)248
Fall of wickets:
1-30 (Simpson), 2-30 (O'Neill), 3-46 (Harvey), 4-69 (Burge), 5-161 (Lawry), 6-193 (Davidson), 7-212 (Mackay), 8-228 (Benaud), 9-228 (McKenzie), 10-248 (Booth, 96 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman20   1625--
Statham23   1522--
Coldwell25   2600--
Titmus14   4251--
Barrington5   0220--
Dexter9   2181--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DS Sheppardrun out1132183015- 
G Pullarc Jarman b McKenzie596-- 
*ER Dexterrun out521641665- 
MC Cowdreynot out581231285- 
KF Barringtonnot out001-- 
TW Graveneydid not bat      
FJ Titmusdid not bat      
+AC Smithdid not bat      
FS Truemandid not bat      
JB Stathamdid not bat      
LJ Coldwelldid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(3 wickets, 64.2 overs)237
Fall of wickets:
1-5 (Pullar), 2-129 (Dexter), 3-233 (Sheppard)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davidson19   2530--
McKenzie20   3581--
Benaud14   1690--
Mackay9   0340--
Simpson2   0100--

--> TW Graveney (1) passed 3000 runs in Test matches when he reached 9
--> WM Lawry (2) 50 in 275 minutes
--> KD Mackay (2) passed 1500 runs in Test matches when he reached 6
--> BN Jarman (2) passed his previous highest score of 10 in Test matches
--> MC Cowdrey (2) passed 4000 runs in Test matches when he reached 37
--> LJ Coldwell made his debut in Australia in Test matches
--> FJ Titmus achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed R Benaud in the Australia first innings (previous best was 2-3)
--> AK Davidson reached 650 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed DS Sheppard, his 1st wicket in the England first innings





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