Australia v England
Marylebone Cricket Club in Australia 1924/25 (2nd Test)
VenueMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th January 1925 (timeless match)
Balls per over8
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralia won by 81 runs
UmpiresRM Crockett, C Garing
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 300/4 (Ponsford 128*, VY Richardson 39*)
Close of play day 2Australia (1) 600 all out
Close of play day 3England (1) 283/0 (Hobbs 154*, Sutcliffe 123*)
Close of play day 4Australia (2) 63/3 (Collins 17*, Taylor 25*)
Close of play day 5England (2) 54/1 (Sutcliffe 12*, Strudwick 15*)
Close of play day 6England (2) 259/6 (Sutcliffe 114*, Douglas 0*)

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*HL Collinsc Strudwick b Tate963401- 
W Bardsleyc Strudwick b Gilligan195276-- 
AJ Richardsonrun out143331-- 
WH Ponsfordb Tate1282332226- 
JM Taylorrun out721421303- 
VY Richardsonrun out13821719813- 
C Kellewayc Strudwick b Gilligan321381322- 
AEV Hartkopfc Chapman b Gilligan801581628- 
JM Gregoryc Gilligan b Tate4456405- 
+WAS Oldfieldnot out391001062- 
AA Maileylbw b Douglas164-- 
Extras(18 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)24
Total(all out, 149.5 overs)600
Fall of wickets:
1-22 (Collins), 2-47 (AJ Richardson), 3-47 (Bardsley), 4-208 (Taylor), 5-301 (Ponsford), 6-424 (VY Richardson), 7-439 (Kelleway), 8-499 (Gregory), 9-599 (Hartkopf), 10-600 (Mailey, 149.5 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tate45   101423--
Tyldesley35   31300--
Gilligan26   11143--
Hearne13   1690--
Woolley11   3260-1

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Hobbsb Mailey15434028811- 
H Sutcliffeb Kelleway17648143117- 
FE Woolleyb Gregory085-- 
JW Hearneb Mailey95742-- 
EH Hendrenc Oldfield b Kelleway3266571- 
APF Chapmanc Oldfield b Gregory28354121 
JWHT Douglasc Collins b AJ Richardson84045-- 
RK Tyldesleyc Collins b Gregory51171- 
MW Tateb AJ Richardson3435394- 
*AER Gilligannot out1723213- 
+H Strudwickb Hartkopf41412-- 
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 4 nb)12
Total(all out, 138 overs)479
Fall of wickets:
1-283 (Hobbs), 2-284 (Woolley), 3-305 (Hearne), 4-373 (Hendren), 5-404 (Sutcliffe), 6-412 (Chapman), 7-418 (Tyldesley), 8-453 (Douglas), 9-458 (Tate), 10-479 (Strudwick, 138 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gregory34   41243--
Kelleway30   10622-4
Mailey34   51412--
Hartkopf26   11201--
AJ Richardson14   6202--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*HL Collinsb Hearne301171141- 
W Bardsleylbw b Tate232-- 
AJ Richardsonb Tate91391- 
WH Ponsfordb Tate4913-- 
JM Taylorb Tate901801497- 
VY Richardsonc Strudwick b Hearne83119-- 
C Kellewayc and b Hearne1787582- 
AEV Hartkopflbw b Tate068-- 
JM Gregorynot out36101864- 
+WAS Oldfieldlbw b Hearne3976703- 
AA Maileyb Tate3159-- 
Extras(11 b, 1 lb)12
Total(all out, 79.3 overs)250
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (Bardsley), 2-13 (AJ Richardson), 3-27 (Ponsford), 4-106 (Collins), 5-126 (VY Richardson), 6-166 (Taylor), 7-168 (Kelleway), 8-168 (Hartkopf), 9-239 (Oldfield), 10-250 (Mailey, 79.3 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gilligan11   2400--
Tyldesley2   060--
Hearne29   5844--
Douglas4   090--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Hobbslbw b Mailey2259452- 
H Sutcliffec Gregory b Mailey12739037912- 
+H Strudwicklbw b Gregory2263421- 
JW Hearnelbw b Gregory2370602- 
FE Woolleylbw b AJ Richardson501521286- 
EH Hendrenb Gregory1855543- 
RK Tyldesleyc Ponsford b Mailey0104-- 
JWHT Douglasb Mailey144146-- 
APF Chapmannot out41116-- 
*AER Gilliganc and b Mailey011-- 
MW Tateb Gregory011-- 
Extras(6 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)10
Total(all out, 106.3 overs)290
Fall of wickets:
1-36 (Hobbs), 2-75 (Strudwick), 3-121 (Hearne), 4-211 (Woolley), 5-254 (Hendren), 6-255 (Tyldesley), 7-280 (Sutcliffe), 8-289 (Douglas), 9-289 (Gilligan), 10-290 (Tate, 106.3 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Kelleway18   4420-2
AJ Richardson22   7351--
Mailey24   2925--
Hartkopf4   1140--
Collins11   3100--

--> WH Ponsford (1) passed his previous highest score of 110 in Test matches
--> VY Richardson (1) passed his previous highest score of 42 in Test matches
--> VY Richardson (1) made his first century in Test matches
--> VY Richardson (1) passed his previous highest score of 135 in first-class matches
--> AEV Hartkopf made his debut in Test matches
--> JB Hobbs (1) passed 3500 runs in Test matches when he reached 3
--> JB Hobbs (1) passed 39500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 129
--> H Sutcliffe (1) passed his previous highest score of 122 in Test matches
--> H Sutcliffe (1) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 23
--> AEV Hartkopf made his last appearance in Test matches
--> WAS Oldfield (2) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 20
--> H Sutcliffe (2) passed 11500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 61
--> JWHT Douglas made his last appearance in Test matches
--> AEV Hartkopf made his debut for Australia in first-class matches
--> RK Tyldesley made his debut in Australia in Test matches





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