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Scorecard - The Ashes: 5th Test, 1958/59


Australia v England @ Melbourne Cricket Ground
13, 14, 16, 17, 18 February 1959 (six-day match)

Toss: Australia (field)
Umpires: LH Townsend, RJJ Wright
Match Result: Australia won by 9 wickets

England

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Peter Richardsonc & b Richie Benaud6802194-
2. Trevor Baileyc Alan Davidson b Ray Lindwall008--
*3. Peter Mayc Richie Benaud b Ian Meckiff110281-
4. Colin Cowdreyc Ray Lindwall b Alan Davidson220613-
5. Tom Graveneyc Colin McDonald b Richie Benaud190812-
6. Ted Dexterc Ray Lindwall b Ian Meckiff004--
+7. Roy Swetmanc Wally Grout b Alan Davidson1025--
8. John Mortimorenot out 441051166-
9. Fred Truemanc & b Richie Benaud210801-
10. Frank Tysonc Wally Grout b Richie Benaud9010--
11. Jim Lakerc Neil Harvey b Alan Davidson21517--

FOW 1-0 (Trevor Bailey), 2-13 (Peter May), 3-61 (Colin Cowdrey), 4-109 (Tom Graveney), 5-112 (Ted Dexter), 6-124 (Roy Swetman), 7-128 (Peter Richardson), 8-191 (Fred Trueman), 9-203 (Frank Tyson), 205 (Jim Laker).
Extras 4b, 0lb, 4w, 0nb, 0pen) 8
Total (for 10 wickets, 64.5 ovs) 205


Bowling O M R W Extras
Alan Davidson12.52383 (0w,0nb)
Ray Lindwall142361 (0w,0nb)
Ian Meckiff152572 (0w,0nb)
Gordon Rorke61230 (0w,0nb)
Richie Benaud175434 (0w,0nb)


Australia

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Colin McDonaldc Colin Cowdrey b Jim Laker13303397-
2. Jim Burkec Fred Trueman b Frank Tyson16079--
3. Neil Harveyc Roy Swetman b Fred Trueman130611-
4. Norm O'Neillc Colin Cowdrey b Fred Trueman001--
5. Ken Mackayc Tom Graveney b Jim Laker2301241-
6. Alan Davidson b John Mortimore170621-
*7. Richie Benaudc Roy Swetman b Jim Laker6401847-
+8. Wally Groutc Fred Trueman b Jim Laker7401318-
9. Ray Lindwallc Colin Cowdrey b Fred Trueman0014--
10. Ian Meckiffc & b Fred Trueman203--
11. Gordon Rorkenot out 0027--

FOW 1-41 (Jim Burke), 2-83 (Neil Harvey), 3-83 (Norm O'Neill), 4-154 (Ken Mackay), 5-207 (Alan Davidson), 6-209 (Colin McDonald), 7-324 (Wally Grout), 8-327 (Ray Lindwall), 9-329 (Ian Meckiff), 351 (Richie Benaud).
Extras 5b, 4lb, 0w, 0nb, 0pen) 9
Total (for 10 wickets, 100.5 ovs) 351


Bowling O M R W Extras
Fred Trueman250924 (0w,0nb)
Frank Tyson201731 (0w,0nb)
Trevor Bailey142430 (0w,0nb)
Jim Laker30.54934 (0w,0nb)
John Mortimore111411 (0w,0nb)


England

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Peter Richardsonlbw b Richie Benaud2301232-
2. Trevor Bailey b Ray Lindwall008--
*3. Peter Mayc Neil Harvey b Ray Lindwall40101-
4. Colin Cowdreyrun out ( > > )460557-
5. Tom Graveneyc Neil Harvey b Alan Davidson5401374-
6. Ted Dexterc Wally Grout b Alan Davidson6033--
+7. Roy Swetmanlbw b Ray Lindwall9015--
8. John Mortimore b Gordon Rorke115163--
9. Fred Trueman b Gordon Rorke360805-
10. Frank Tysonc Wally Grout b Gordon Rorke6025--
11. Jim Lakernot out 51624--

FOW 1-0 (Trevor Bailey), 2-12 (Peter May), 3-78 (Colin Cowdrey), 4-105 (Peter Richardson), 5-131 (Ted Dexter), 6-142 (Roy Swetman), 7-158 (Tom Graveney), 8-172 (John Mortimore), 9-182 (Frank Tyson), 214 (Fred Trueman).
Extras 9b, 3lb, 2w, 0nb, 0pen) 14
Total (for 10 wickets, 54.4 ovs) 214


Bowling O M R W Extras
Alan Davidson211952 (0w,0nb)
Ray Lindwall112373 (0w,0nb)
Ian Meckiff40130 (0w,0nb)
Gordon Rorke12.42413 (0w,0nb)
Richie Benaud61141 (0w,0nb)


Australia

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Colin McDonaldnot out 510717-
2. Jim Burkelbw b Frank Tyson130651-
3. Neil Harveynot out 104--
4. Norm O'Neill
5. Ken Mackay
6. Alan Davidson
*7. Richie Benaud
+8. Wally Grout
9. Ray Lindwall
10. Ian Meckiff
11. Gordon Rorke

FOW 1-66 (Jim Burke).
Extras 0b, 4lb, 0w, 0nb, 0pen) 4
Total (for 1 wickets, 12.7 ovs) 69


Bowling O M R W Extras
Fred Trueman6.70450 (0w,0nb)
Frank Tyson60201 (0w,0nb)




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