Australian XI v The Rest
Other First-Class matches in Australia 1928/29
VenueMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on 19th, 20th, 22nd October 1928 (4-day match)
Balls per over8
TossThe Rest won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralian XI won by an innings and 43 runs
UmpiresJ Richards, PE Smith
Close of play day 1Australian XI (1) 90/1 (Ponsford 44*, Andrews 1*)
Close of play day 2The Rest (2) 3/0 (Harris 3*, Jackson 0*)

The Rest first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GW Harrisc Oxenham b Gregory6     
+LPD O'Connorb Oxenham31     
A Jacksonc Oldfield b Oxenham18     
C Kellewayrun out (Hendry)15     
*VY Richardsonc Hendry b Gregory5     
DG Bradmanc Oldfield b Grimmett14     
FC Thompsonst Oldfield b Grimmett5     
OE Nothlinglbw b Grimmett8     
CO Nichollslbw b Oxenham0     
JD Scottb Oxenham0     
H Ironmongernot out2     
Extras(1 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 183 minutes, 56.2 overs)111
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-31, 3-66, 4-79, 5-86, 6-100, 7-108, 8-109, 9-109, 10-111 (56.2 ov)
Australian XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gregory11   2262--
Blackie17   8210-1
Grimmett11   3293--

Australian XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WH Ponsfordc Jackson b Nicholls79     
HSTL Hendryc Kelleway b Scott45     
TJE Andrewsc O'Connor b Nothling44     
AF Kippaxc and b Kelleway34     
RK Oxenhamc O'Connor b Scott1     
JW Scaifeb Kelleway2     
*WM Woodfulllbw b Nothling21     
JM Gregoryst O'Connor b Bradman38     
CV Grimmettc Nicholls b Kelleway43     
+WAS Oldfieldc O'Connor b Nicholls58     
DD Blackienot out18     
Extras(7 b, 7 lb, 1 nb)15
Total(all out, 380 minutes, 93.1 overs)398
Fall of wickets:
1-87, 2-143, 3-192, 4-206, 5-206, 6-211, 7-273, 8-275, 9-361, 10-398 (93.1 ov)
The Rest bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Scott19   3762--
Ironmonger22   4760--
Kelleway18   2723-1
Nothling14   2512--
Bradman5   0361--

The Rest second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GW Harrisst Oldfield b Grimmett51     
A Jacksonc and b Grimmett27     
FC Thompsonc Oldfield b Grimmett20     
C Kellewaylbw b Oxenham26     
*VY Richardsonb Oxenham0     
DG Bradmanb Oxenham5     
+LPD O'Connorb Oxenham0     
OE Nothlingnot out62     
CO Nichollsst Oldfield b Grimmett47     
JD Scottb Oxenham1     
H Ironmongerb Oxenham4     
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 182 minutes, 56.2 overs)244
Fall of wickets:
1-60, 2-85, 3-116, 4-124, 5-124, 6-124, 7-133, 8-199, 9-200, 10-244 (56.2 ov)
Australian XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gregory9   1340--
Blackie9   0220--
Grimmett19   11254--

--> The match was scheduled for four days but completed in three.
--> LPD O'Connor (1) passed 2500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 5
--> JM Gregory reached 500 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the The Rest first innings

12th Men: CB Willis (both teams)
Crowds: 7487, 9962, 2293. Total: 19,742. Receipts: 794 pounds





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