Australia v England
Marylebone Cricket Club in Australia and New Zealand 1962/63 (3rd Test)
VenueSydney Cricket Ground, Sydney on 11th, 12th, 14th, 15th January 1963 (5-day match)
Balls per over8
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralia won by 8 wickets
UmpiresLP Rowan, WJ Smyth
Close of play day 1England (1) 256/7 (Titmus 28*, Trueman 16*)
Close of play day 2Australia (1) 212/5 (Shepherd 18*, Jarman 0*)
Close of play day 3England (2) 86/6 (Parfitt 26*, Murray 0*)

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Pullarc Benaud b Simpson531842073- 
DS Sheppardc McKenzie b Davidson31620-- 
*ER Dexterc Lawry b Benaud3271822- 
MC Cowdreyc Jarman b Simpson851551598- 
KF Barringtonlbw b Davidson35751033- 
PH Parfittc Lawry b Simpson078-- 
FJ Titmusb Davidson321211263- 
+JT Murraylbw b Davidson011-- 
FS Truemanb Simpson3280683- 
JB Stathamc Benaud b Simpson011-- 
LJ Coldwellnot out2414-- 
Extras(3 lb, 2 w)5
Total(all out, 86.5 overs)279
Fall of wickets:
1-4 (Sheppard), 2-65 (Dexter), 3-132 (Pullar), 4-201 (Cowdrey), 5-203 (Parfitt), 6-221 (Barrington), 7-221 (Murray), 8-272 (Trueman), 9-272 (Statham), 10-279 (Titmus, 86.5 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie15   3520--
Guest16   0510--
Benaud16   2601--
Simpson15   3575--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WM Lawryc Murray b Coldwell81932-- 
RB Simpsonb Titmus912282426- 
RN Harveyc Barrington b Titmus641701972- 
BC Boothc Trueman b Titmus1654681- 
NCL O'Neillb Titmus32023-- 
BK Shepherdnot out7115120481 
+BN Jarmanrun out089-- 
AK Davidsonc Trueman b Titmus1561632- 
*R Benaudc and b Titmus153126-- 
GD McKenzielbw b Titmus41710-- 
CEJ Guestb Statham1152541- 
Extras(10 b, 11 lb)21
Total(all out, 101.2 overs)319
Fall of wickets:
1-14 (Lawry), 2-174 (Harvey), 3-177 (Simpson), 4-187 (O'Neill), 5-212 (Booth), 6-216 (Jarman), 7-242 (Davidson), 8-274 (Benaud), 9-280 (McKenzie), 10-319 (Guest, 101.2 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman20   2680--
Coldwell15   1411--
Titmus37   14797--
Barrington8   0430--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Pullarb Davidson021-- 
DS Sheppardc Simpson b Davidson1213331- 
*ER Dexterc Simpson b Davidson112622-- 
MC Cowdreyc Simpson b Benaud82234-- 
KF Barringtonb McKenzie2159602- 
PH Parfittc O'Neill b McKenzie281561433- 
FJ Titmusc Booth b O'Neill637441- 
+JT Murraynot out3100100-- 
FS Truemanc Jarman b McKenzie91182- 
JB Stathamb Davidson22320-- 
LJ Coldwellc Shepherd b Davidson052-- 
Extras(2 b, 2 lb)4
Total(all out, 56.6 overs)104
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Pullar), 2-20 (Dexter), 3-25 (Sheppard), 4-37 (Cowdrey), 5-53 (Barrington), 6-71 (Titmus), 7-90 (Parfitt), 8-100 (Trueman), 9-104 (Statham), 10-104 (Coldwell, 56.6 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie14   3263--
Guest2   080--
Benaud19   10291--
O'Neill7   571--
Simpson4   250--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RB Simpsonnot out3443621- 
WM Lawryb Trueman81629-- 
RN Harveylbw b Trueman1526181- 
BC Boothnot out513111- 
NCL O'Neilldid not bat      
BK Shepherddid not bat      
+BN Jarmandid not bat      
AK Davidsondid not bat      
*R Benauddid not bat      
GD McKenziedid not bat      
CEJ Guestdid not bat      
Extras(5 b)5
Total(2 wickets, 12.2 overs)67
Fall of wickets:
1-28 (Lawry), 2-54 (Harvey)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham3   0150--
Trueman6   1202--

--> The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
--> MC Cowdrey (1) passed 24500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 37
--> FJ Titmus (1) passed his previous highest score of 21 in Test matches
--> RB Simpson (1) passed 1000 runs in Test matches when he reached 55
--> BK Shepherd made his debut in Test matches
--> CEJ Guest made his debut in Test matches
--> JT Murray did not score for 74 minutes when 0 in the England second innings
--> RB Simpson (2) passed 11000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 33
--> RB Simpson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed JB Statham in the England first innings (previous best was 4-23)
--> FJ Titmus achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed AK Davidson in the Australia first innings (previous best was 4-43)
--> GD McKenzie reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed KF Barrington, his 1st wicket in the England second innings





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