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Scorecard - The Ashes: 3rd Test, 1954/55


Australia v England @ Melbourne Cricket Ground
31 December 1954, 1, 3, 4, 5 January 1955 (six-daymatch)

Toss: England (bat)
Umpires: C Hoy, MJ McInnes
Match Result: England won by 128 runs

England

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
*1. Len Huttonc Graeme Hole b Keith Miller12-371-
2. Bill Edrichc Ray Lindwall b Keith Miller4-171-
3. Peter Mayc Richie Benaud b Ray Lindwall0-8--
4. Colin Cowdrey b Ian Johnson102-23914-
5. Denis Comptonc Neil Harvey b Keith Miller4-11--
6. Trevor Baileyc Len Maddocks b Bill Johnston30-1183-
+7. Godfrey Evanslbw b Ron Archer20-722-
8. Johnny Wardle b Ron Archer0-16--
9. Frank Tyson b Ron Archer6-32--
10. Brian Statham b Ron Archer3-23--
11. Bob Appleyardnot out 1-2--

FOW 1-14 (Bill Edrich), 2-21 (Peter May), 3-29 (Len Hutton), 4-41 (Denis Compton), 5-115 (Trevor Bailey), 6-169 (Godfrey Evans), 7-181 (Johnny Wardle), 8-181 (Colin Cowdrey), 9-190 (Brian Statham), 191 (Frank Tyson).
Extras 9b, 0lb, 0w, 0nb, 0pen) 9
Total (for 10 wickets, 67.6 ovs) 191


Bowling O M R W Extras
Ray Lindwall130591 (0w,0nb)
Keith Miller118143 (0w,0nb)
Ron Archer13.64334 (0w,0nb)
Richie Benaud70300 (0w,0nb)
Bill Johnston126261 (0w,0nb)
Ian Johnson113201 (0w,0nb)


Australia

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Les Favelllbw b Brian Statham25-534-
2. Arthur Morrislbw b Frank Tyson3017--
3. Keith Millerc Godfrey Evans b Brian Statham7-211-
4. Neil Harvey b Bob Appleyard31-1004-
5. Graeme Hole b Frank Tyson11-321-
6. Richie Benaudc sub b Bob Appleyard15-78--
7. Ron Archer b Johnny Wardle23-732-
+8. Len Maddocksc Godfrey Evans b Brian Statham47-1672-
9. Ray Lindwall b Brian Statham13-201-
*10. Ian Johnsonnot out 33-1193-
11. Bill Johnston b Brian Statham11-221-

FOW 1-15 (Arthur Morris), 2-38 (Keith Miller), 3-43 (Les Favell), 4-65 (Graeme Hole), 5-92 (Neil Harvey), 6-115 (Richie Benaud), 7-134 (Ron Archer), 8-151 (Ray Lindwall), 9-205 (Len Maddocks), 231 (Bill Johnston).
Extras 7b, 3lb, 0w, 2nb, 0pen) 12
Total (for 10 wickets, 63.3 ovs) 231


Bowling O M R W Extras
Frank Tyson212682 (0w,0nb)
Brian Statham16.30605 (0w,0nb)
Trevor Bailey91330 (0w,0nb)
Bob Appleyard113382 (0w,0nb)
Johnny Wardle60201 (0w,0nb)


England

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
*1. Len Huttonlbw b Ron Archer42-1463-
2. Bill Edrich b Bill Johnston13-651-
3. Peter May b Bill Johnston91-1998-
4. Colin Cowdrey b Richie Benaud7-51--
5. Denis Comptonc Len Maddocks b Ron Archer23-892-
6. Trevor Baileynot out 24-1632-
+7. Godfrey Evansc Len Maddocks b Keith Miller22-412-
8. Johnny Wardle b Ian Johnson38-417-
9. Frank Tysonc Neil Harvey b Bill Johnston6-331-
10. Brian Stathamc Les Favell b Bill Johnston0-8--
11. Bob Appleyard b Bill Johnston6-81-

FOW 1-40 (Bill Edrich), 2-96 (Len Hutton), 3-128 (Colin Cowdrey), 4-173 (Peter May), 5-185 (Denis Compton), 6-211 (Godfrey Evans), 7-257 (Johnny Wardle), 8-273 (Frank Tyson), 9-273 (Brian Statham), 279 (Bob Appleyard).
Extras 2b, 4lb, 1w, 0nb, 0pen) 7
Total (for 10 wickets, 100.5 ovs) 279


Bowling O M R W Extras
Ray Lindwall183520 (0w,0nb)
Keith Miller186351 (0w,0nb)
Ron Archer247502 (0w,0nb)
Richie Benaud82251 (0w,0nb)
Bill Johnston24.52855 (0w,0nb)
Ian Johnson82251 (0w,0nb)


Australia

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Les Favell b Bob Appleyard30-762-
2. Arthur Morrisc Colin Cowdrey b Frank Tyson4036--
3. Richie Benaud b Frank Tyson22-913-
4. Neil Harveyc Godfrey Evans b Frank Tyson11-321-
5. Keith Millerc Bill Edrich b Frank Tyson6-221-
6. Graeme Holec Godfrey Evans b Brian Statham5-22--
7. Ron Archer b Brian Statham15-431-
+8. Len Maddocks b Frank Tyson0-4--
9. Ray Lindwalllbw b Frank Tyson0-1--
*10. Ian Johnsonnot out 4-21--
11. Bill Johnstonc Godfrey Evans b Frank Tyson0-4--

FOW 1-23 (Arthur Morris), 2-57 (Les Favell), 3-77 (Neil Harvey), 4-86 (Richie Benaud), 5-87 (Keith Miller), 6-97 (Graeme Hole), 7-98 (Len Maddocks), 8-98 (Ray Lindwall), 9-110 (Ron Archer), 111 (Bill Johnston).
Extras 1b, 13lb, 0w, 0nb, 0pen) 14
Total (for 10 wickets, 31.3 ovs) 111


Bowling O M R W Extras
Frank Tyson12.31277 (0w,0nb)
Brian Statham111382 (0w,0nb)
Trevor Bailey30140 (0w,0nb)
Bob Appleyard41171 (0w,0nb)
Johnny Wardle1010 (0w,0nb)




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