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Scorecard - The Ashes: 2nd Test, 1958/59


Australia v England @ Melbourne Cricket Ground
31 December 1958, 1, 2, 3, 5 January 1959 (six-day match)

Toss: England (bat)
Umpires: MJ McInnes, RJJ Wright
Match Result: Australia won by 8 wickets

England

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Peter Richardsonc Wally Grout b Alan Davidson3011--
2. Trevor Baileyc Richie Benaud b Ian Meckiff4801516-
3. Willie Watson b Alan Davidson002--
4. Tom Graveneylbw b Alan Davidson001--
*5. Peter May b Ian Meckiff113031511-
6. Colin Cowdreyc Wally Grout b Alan Davidson4402005-
+7. Godfrey Evansc Alan Davidson b Ian Meckiff40111-
8. Tony Lockst Wally Grout b Richie Benaud5036--
9. Jim Lakernot out 228586--
10. Brian Statham b Alan Davidson1334451-
11. Peter Loader b Alan Davidson1011--

FOW 1-7 (Peter Richardson), 2-7 (Willie Watson), 3-7 (Tom Graveney), 4-92 (Trevor Bailey), 5-210 (Peter May), 6-218 (Godfrey Evans), 7-218 (Colin Cowdrey), 8-233 (Tony Lock), 9-253 (Brian Statham), 259 (Peter Loader).
Extras 1b, 2lb, 3w, 0nb, 0pen) 6
Total (for 10 wickets, 98.5 ovs) 259


Bowling O M R W Extras
Alan Davidson25.57646 (0w,0nb)
Ian Meckiff244693 (0w,0nb)
Ken Mackay92160 (0w,0nb)
Richie Benaud297611 (0w,0nb)
Lindsay Kline112430 (0w,0nb)


Australia

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Colin McDonaldc Tom Graveney b Brian Statham470248--
2. Jim Burke b Brian Statham3027--
3. Neil Harvey b Peter Loader167037016-
4. Norm O'Neillc Godfrey Evans b Brian Statham3701422-
5. Ken Mackayc Godfrey Evans b Brian Statham180881-
6. Bob Simpsonlbw b Peter Loader0014--
*7. Richie Benaudlbw b Brian Statham006--
8. Alan Davidson b Brian Statham240742-
+9. Wally Groutc Peter May b Peter Loader80471-
10. Ian Meckiff b Brian Statham002--
11. Lindsay Klinenot out 1025--

FOW 1-11 (Jim Burke), 2-137 (Colin McDonald), 3-255 (Norm O'Neill), 4-257 (Neil Harvey), 5-261 (Bob Simpson), 6-262 (Richie Benaud), 7-295 (Ken Mackay), 8-300 (Alan Davidson), 9-300 (Ian Meckiff), 308 (Wally Grout).
Extras 0b, 3lb, 0w, 0nb, 0pen) 3
Total (for 10 wickets, 100.2 ovs) 308


Bowling O M R W Extras
Brian Statham286577 (0w,0nb)
Peter Loader27.24973 (0w,0nb)
Trevor Bailey160500 (0w,0nb)
Jim Laker121470 (0w,0nb)
Tony Lock172540 (0w,0nb)


England

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Peter Richardsonc Neil Harvey b Ian Meckiff208--
2. Trevor Baileyc Jim Burke b Ian Meckiff140561-
3. Willie Watson b Alan Davidson7023--
4. Tom Graveneyc Alan Davidson b Ian Meckiff308--
*5. Peter Mayc Alan Davidson b Ian Meckiff170981-
6. Colin Cowdreyc Wally Grout b Ian Meckiff120192-
+7. Godfrey Evansrun out ( > > )11026--
8. Tony Lockc & b Alan Davidson60431-
9. Jim Lakerc Neil Harvey b Alan Davidson31018--
10. Brian Stathamnot out 81925--
11. Peter Loader b Ian Meckiff0012--

FOW 1-3 (Peter Richardson), 2-14 (Willie Watson), 3-21 (Tom Graveney), 4-27 (Trevor Bailey), 5-44 (Colin Cowdrey), 6-57 (Godfrey Evans), 7-71 (Peter May), 8-75 (Tony Lock), 9-80 (Jim Laker), 87 (Peter Loader).
Extras 1b, 1lb, 0w, 2nb, 0pen) 4
Total (for 10 wickets, 31.2 ovs) 87


Bowling O M R W Extras
Alan Davidson152413 (0w,0nb)
Ian Meckiff15.23386 (0w,0nb)
Richie Benaud1040 (0w,0nb)


Australia

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Colin McDonaldlbw b Brian Statham5012--
2. Jim Burkenot out 180761-
+3. Wally Groutst Godfrey Evans b Jim Laker12038--
4. Neil Harveynot out 7022--
5. Norm O'Neill
6. Ken Mackay
7. Bob Simpson
*8. Richie Benaud
9. Alan Davidson
10. Ian Meckiff
11. Lindsay Kline

FOW 1-6 (Colin McDonald), 2-26 (Wally Grout).
Extras 0b, 0lb, 0w, 0nb, 0pen) 0
Total (for 2 wickets, 17.1 ovs) 42


Bowling O M R W Extras
Brian Statham51111 (0w,0nb)
Peter Loader51130 (0w,0nb)
Jim Laker4171 (0w,0nb)
Tony Lock3.11110 (0w,0nb)




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