1928-1929 The Ashes - 5th Test - Melbourne Standard Scorecard   
Match Date: 8th March, 1929  
Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Toss: England  
Result: Australia won by 5 wickets
Player of Match: No Award

England 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
J B Hobbs lbw b Ryder 142  301  11  0 47.18  27.36%
D R Jardine c †Oldfield b Wall 19  126  0  0 15.08  3.66%
W R Hammond c Fairfax b Wall 38  100  4  0 38.00  7.32%
G E Tyldesley c Hornibrook b Ryder 31  116  3  0 26.72  5.97%
G Duckworth c Fairfax b Hornibrook 12  37  1  0 32.43  2.31%
E H Hendren c Hornibrook b Fairfax 95  188  10  0 50.53  18.30%
M Leyland c Fairfax b Oxenham 137  330  18  0 41.52  26.40%
H Larwood b Wall 4  3  1  0 133.33  0.77%
G Geary b Hornibrook 4  14  0  0 28.57  0.77%
M W Tate c sub b Hornibrook 15  35  0  0 42.86  2.89%
J C White* not out 9  48  0  0 18.75  1.73%
Extras (b 4, lb 6, w 1, nb 2) 13  
Total All Out   (215.1 overs @ 2.41 rpo) 519  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-64  Jardine   2-146  Hammond   3-235  Hobbs   4-240  Tyldesley   
5-261  Duckworth   6-401  Hendren   7-409  Larwood   8-428  Geary   
9-470  Tate   10-519  Leyland   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
T W Wall 49.0 8 123 3 2.51  30.00%
P M Hornibrook 48.0 8 142 3 2.96  30.00%
R K Oxenham 45.1 15 86 1 1.90  10.00%
C V Grimmett 25.0 11 40 0 1.60
A G Fairfax 27.0 4 84 1 3.11  10.00%
J Ryder 18.0 5 29 2 1.61  20.00%
A F Kippax 3.0 1 2 0 0.67
 
Australia 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
W M Woodfull c Geary b Larwood 102  381  3  0 26.77  20.77%
A A Jackson run out 30  95  3  0 31.58  6.11%
A F Kippax c †Duckworth b White 38  145  2  0 26.21  7.74%
J Ryder* c Tate b Hammond 30  125  2  0 24.00  6.11%
D G Bradman c Tate b Geary 123  247  8  0 49.80  25.05%
A G Fairfax lbw b Geary 65  242  2  0 26.86  13.24%
R K Oxenham c †Duckworth b Geary 7  79  0  0 8.86  1.43%
W A S Oldfield c & b Geary 6  24  0  0 25.00  1.22%
C V Grimmett not out 38  170  1  0 22.35  7.74%
T W Wall c †Duckworth b Geary 9  18  2  0 50.00  1.83%
P M Hornibrook lbw b White 26  106  2  0 24.53  5.30%
Extras (b 6, lb 9, w 2) 17  
Total All Out   (271.3 overs @ 1.81 rpo) 491  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-54  Jackson   2-143  Kippax   3-203  Ryder   4-203  Woodfull   
5-386  Bradman   6-399  Fairfax   7-409  Oldfield   8-420  Oxenham   
9-432  Wall   10-491  Hornibrook   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
H Larwood 34.0 7 83 1 2.44  10.00%
M W Tate 62.0 26 108 0 1.74
G Geary 81.0 36 105 5 1.30  50.00%
J C White 75.3 22 136 2 1.80  20.00%
W R Hammond 16.0 3 31 1 1.94  10.00%
M Leyland 3.0 0 11 0 3.67
 
England 2nd Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
J B Hobbs c Fairfax b Grimmett 65  126  6  0 51.59  25.29%
D R Jardine c †Oldfield b Wall 0  1  0  0 0.00
H Larwood b Wall 11  21  2  0 52.38  4.28%
W R Hammond c Ryder b Fairfax 16  42  0  0 38.10  6.23%
G E Tyldesley c †Oldfield b Wall 21  62  1  0 33.87  8.17%
E H Hendren b Grimmett 1  7  0  0 14.29  0.39%
M Leyland not out 53  138  6  0 38.41  20.62%
M W Tate c Fairfax b Hornibrook 54  57  8  0 94.74  21.01%
G Geary b Wall 3  18  0  0 16.67  1.17%
J C White* c Oxenham b Wall 4  20  0  0 20.00  1.56%
G Duckworth lbw b Oxenham 9  27  1  0 33.33  3.50%
Extras (b 19, lb 1) 20  
Total All Out   (86.1 overs @ 2.98 rpo) 257  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-1  Jardine   2-19  Larwood   3-75  Hammond   4-119  Hobbs   
5-123  Hendren   6-131  Tyldesley   7-212  Tate   8-217  Geary   
9-231  White   10-257  Duckworth   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
T W Wall 26.0 5 66 5 2.54  50.00%
P M Hornibrook 19.0 5 51 1 2.68  10.00%
R K Oxenham 10.1 1 34 1 3.34  10.00%
C V Grimmett 24.0 7 66 2 2.75  20.00%
A G Fairfax 7.0 0 20 1 2.86  10.00%
 
Australia 2nd Innings (target 286) R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
W A S Oldfield b Hammond 48  156  3  0 30.77  16.72%
P M Hornibrook b Hammond 18  116  1  0 15.52  6.27%
W M Woodfull b Hammond 35  154  2  0 22.73  12.20%
A A Jackson b Geary 46  75  4  0 61.33  16.03%
A F Kippax run out 28  70  0  0 40.00  9.76%
J Ryder* not out 57  172  4  0 33.14  19.86%
D G Bradman not out 37  89  3  0 41.57  12.89%
A G Fairfax              
R K Oxenham              
C V Grimmett              
T W Wall              
Extras (b 12, lb 6) 18  
Total 5 wickets   (134.1 overs @ 2.14 rpo) 287  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-51  Hornibrook   2-80  Oldfield   3-129  Woodfull   4-158  Jackson   
5-204  Kippax   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
H Larwood 32.1 5 81 0 2.52
M W Tate 38.0 13 76 0 2.00
G Geary 20.0 5 31 1 1.55  10.00%
J C White 18.0 8 28 0 1.56
W R Hammond 26.0 8 53 3 2.04  30.00%
 
End of Day Status (Rest days excluded)
Day 1 - England 1st innings 240/4 (G Duckworth 3*)
Day 2 - England 1st innings 485/9 (M Leyland 110*, JC White 2*)
Day 3 - Australia 1st innings 152/2 (WM Woodfull 78*, J Ryder 4*)
Day 4 - Australia 1st innings 367/4 (DG Bradman 109*, AG Fairfax 50*)
Day 5 - England 2nd innings 18/1 (JB Hobbs 3*, H Larwood 11*)
Day 6 - Australia 2nd innings 7/0 (WAS Oldfield 6*, PM Hornibrook 1*)
Day 7 - Australia 2nd innings 173/4 (AF Kippax 12*, J Ryder 8*)
Day 8 - Australia 2nd Innings 287/5, 134.1 overs - end of match