Australia v England
Marylebone Cricket Club in Australia and New Zealand 1954/55 (5th Test)
VenueSydney Cricket Ground, Sydney on 25th, 26th, 28th February, 1st, 2nd, 3rd March 1955 (6-day match)
Balls per over8
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresMJ McInnes, RJJ Wright
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2No play
Close of play day 3No play
Close of play day 4England (1) 196/4 (Compton 0*)
Close of play day 5Australia (1) 82/2 (McDonald 45*, Harvey 12*)

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*L Huttonc Burge b Lindwall6431- 
TW Graveneyc and b Johnson11115716614- 
PBH Mayc Davidson b Benaud791881848- 
MC Cowdreyc Maddocks b Johnson011-- 
DCS Comptonc and b Johnson842001888- 
TE Baileyb Lindwall721821984- 
+TG Evansc McDonald b Lindwall101316-- 
JH Wardlenot out588-- 
FH Tysondid not bat      
R Appleyarddid not bat      
JB Stathamdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb)4
Total(7 wickets, declared, 94.6 overs)371
Fall of wickets:
1-6 (Hutton), 2-188 (Graveney), 3-188 (Cowdrey), 4-196 (May), 5-330 (Compton), 6-359 (Evans), 7-371 (Bailey, 94.6 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Miller15   1710--
Davidson19   3720--
Johnson20   5683--
Benaud20   4791--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WJ Watsonb Wardle1856621- 
CC McDonaldc May b Appleyard7214917051 
LE Favellb Tyson132-- 
RN Harveyc and b Tyson1333371- 
KR Millerrun out1934542- 
PJP Burgec Appleyard b Wardle1731322- 
R Benaudb Wardle71251- 
+LV Maddocksc Appleyard b Wardle3262644- 
AK Davidsonc Evans b Wardle1869702- 
*IWG Johnsonrun out1130321- 
RR Lindwallnot out2510-- 
Extras(10 b, 1 lb)11
Total(all out, 60.4 overs)221
Fall of wickets:
1-52 (Watson), 2-53 (Favell), 3-85 (Harvey), 4-129 (Miller), 5-138 (McDonald), 6-147 (Benaud), 7-157 (Burge), 8-202 (Maddocks), 9-217 (Davidson), 10-221 (Johnson, 60.4 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tyson11   1462--
Statham9   1310--
Appleyard16   2541--

Australia second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
WJ Watsonc Graveney b Statham32027-- 
CC McDonaldc Evans b Graveney3769813- 
LE Favellc Graveney b Wardle915112- 
RN Harveyc and b Wardle197-- 
KR Millerb Wardle2846424- 
PJP Burgenot out1836312- 
R Benaudb Hutton2235224- 
+LV Maddocksdid not bat      
AK Davidsondid not bat      
*IWG Johnsondid not bat      
RR Lindwalldid not bat      
Total(6 wickets, 28.6 overs)118
Fall of wickets:
1-14 (Watson), 2-27 (Favell), 3-29 (Harvey), 4-67 (McDonald), 5-87 (Miller), 6-118 (Benaud, 28.6 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham5   0111--
Tyson5   2200--
Wardle12   1513--
Graveney6   0341--

--> PBH May (1) passed 12500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 38
--> DCS Compton (1) passed 34000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 80
--> WJ Watson made his debut in Test matches
--> RN Harvey (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 5
--> PJP Burge made his debut in Test matches
--> FH Tyson reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when he dismissed LE Favell, his 1st wicket in the Australia first innings
--> JH Wardle reached 50 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed LV Maddocks, his 4th wicket in the Australia first innings





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