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Australia v England
Marylebone Cricket Club in Australia and New Zealand 1965/66 (5th Test)
VenueMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on 11th, 12th, 14th, 15th, 16th February 1966 (5-day match)
Balls per over8
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresCJ Egar, LP Rowan
Close of play day 1England (1) 312/5 (Cowdrey 43*, Parks 29*)
Close of play day 2Australia (1) 101/2 (Lawry 43*, Cowper 32*)
Close of play day 3Australia (1) 333/3 (Cowper 159*, Walters 35*)
Close of play day 4No play

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Boycottc Stackpole b McKenzie178775-- 
RW Barberrun out172455-- 
JH Edrichc McKenzie b Walters852262397- 
KF Barringtonc Grout b Walters11515317882 
MC Cowdreyc Grout b Walters791431907- 
*MJK Smithc Grout b Walters064-- 
+JM Parksrun out891751789- 
FJ Titmusnot out421281222- 
BR Knightc Grout b Hawke1339431- 
DJ Brownc and b Chappell1225282- 
IJ Jonesnot out41415-- 
Extras(9 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)12
Total(9 wickets, declared, 127 overs)485
Fall of wickets:
1-36 (Barber), 2-41 (Boycott), 3-219 (Barrington), 4-254 (Edrich), 5-254 (Smith), 6-392 (Cowdrey), 7-419 (Parks), 8-449 (Knight), 9-474 (Brown)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie26   51001--
Hawke35   51091--
Walters19   3534--
Simpson5   1200--
Stackpole10   2430--
Veivers15   3780--
Chappell17   4701--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WM Lawryc Edrich b Jones1082563697- 
*RB Simpsonb Brown46131- 
G Thomasc Titmus b Jones1925312- 
RM Cowperb Knight30758972720- 
KD Waltersc and b Barber602012363- 
IM Chappellc Parks b Jones1980811- 
KR Stackpoleb Knight94756-- 
TR Veiversb Titmus429221- 
NJN Hawkenot out034-- 
+ATW Groutdid not bat      
GD McKenziedid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 5 lb, 2 nb)13
Total(8 wickets, declared, 154.2 overs)543
Fall of wickets:
1-15 (Simpson), 2-36 (Thomas), 3-248 (Lawry), 4-420 (Walters), 5-481 (Chappell), 6-532 (Stackpole), 7-543 (Veivers), 8-543 (Cowper, 154.2 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Brown31   31341--
Jones29   11453--
Knight36.241052--
Titmus42   12861--
Barber16   0601--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Boycottlbw b McKenzie11012-- 
RW Barberb McKenzie2021224- 
JH Edrichb McKenzie31321-- 
KF Barringtonnot out3250523- 
MC Cowdreynot out1142401- 
*MJK Smithdid not bat      
+JM Parksdid not bat      
FJ Titmusdid not bat      
BR Knightdid not bat      
DJ Browndid not bat      
IJ Jonesdid not bat      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(3 wickets, 17 overs)69
Fall of wickets:
1-6 (Boycott), 2-21 (Barber), 3-34 (Edrich)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie6   2173--
Hawke4   1220--
Walters2   0160--
Stackpole3   0100--
Chappell2   020--

Notes
--> JH Edrich (1) passed 1000 runs in Test matches when he reached 56
--> KF Barrington (1) 100 in 122 balls
--> KF Barrington (1) passed 5500 runs in Test matches when he reached 108
--> G Thomas made his last appearance in Test matches
--> RM Cowper (1) passed his previous highest score of 143 in Test matches
--> RM Cowper (1) passed his previous highest score of 195 in first-class matches
--> RM Cowper (1) 200 in 535 minutes
--> RM Cowper (1) passed 1000 runs in Test matches when he reached 177
--> KD Walters (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 11
--> IM Chappell (1) passed his previous highest score of 17 in Test matches
--> ATW Grout made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> ATW Grout made his last appearance in Test matches
--> RW Barber (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 19
--> KD Walters achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed JH Edrich in the England first innings (previous best was 1-22)
--> KD Walters reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed KF Barrington, his 1st wicket in the England first innings
--> IJ Jones reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed IM Chappell, his 3rd wicket in the Australia first innings
--> GD McKenzie reached 400 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed JH Edrich, his 3rd wicket in the England second innings

Barrington's century won him the Walter Lawrence Trophy.

 

 

 

 

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