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Scorecard - The Ashes: 1st Test, 1961


England v Australia @ Edgbaston, Birmingham
8, 9, 10, 12, 13 June 1961 (five-day match)

Toss: England (bat)
Umpires: JS Buller, FS Lee
Match Result: Match Drawn

England

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Geoff Pullar b Alan Davidson17-44--
2. Raman Subba Rowc Bob Simpson b Ken Mackay59-171--
3. Ted Dexterc Alan Davidson b Ken Mackay10----
*4. Colin Cowdrey b Frank Misson13-65--
5. Ken Barringtonc Frank Misson b Ken Mackay21----
6. Mike Smithc Bill Lawry b Ken Mackay00---
7. Ray Illingworthc Wally Grout b Richie Benaud15----
+8. John Murrayc Alan Davidson b Richie Benaud16----
9. David Allenrun out ( > > )11----
10. Fred Truemanc Peter Burge b Richie Benaud20---1
11. Brian Stathamnot out 7----

FOW .
Extras 3b, 3lb, 0w, 0nb, 0pen) 6
Total (for 10 wickets, 84.3 ovs) 195


Bowling O M R W Extras
Alan Davidson266701 (0w,0nb)
Frank Misson156471 (0w,0nb)
Ken Mackay2910574 (0w,0nb)
Richie Benaud14.38153 (0w,0nb)


Australia

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Bill Lawryc John Murray b Ray Illingworth57-1106-
2. Colin McDonaldc Ray Illingworth b Brian Statham22-58--
3. Neil Harveylbw b David Allen114-21215-
4. Norm O'Neill b Brian Statham82-11711-
5. Peter Burgelbw b David Allen25----
6. Bob Simpsonc & b Fred Trueman76-210--
7. Alan Davidsonc & b Ray Illingworth22----
8. Ken Mackayc Ken Barrington b Brian Statham64--10-
*9. Richie Benaudnot out 36----
+10. Wally Groutc Ted Dexter b Fred Trueman5----
11. Frank Misson

FOW 1-47 (Colin McDonald), 2-106 (Bill Lawry), 3-252 (Norm O'Neill), 4-299 (Neil Harvey), 5-322 (Peter Burge), 6-381 (Alan Davidson), 7-469 (Bob Simpson), 8-501 (Ken Mackay), 9-516 (Wally Grout).
Extras 8b, 4lb, 0w, 1nb, 0pen) 13
Total (for 9 wickets, 152.5 ovs) 516


Bowling O M R W Extras
Fred Trueman36.511362 (0w,0nb)
Brian Statham4361473 (0w,0nb)
Ray Illingworth44121102 (0w,0nb)
David Allen244882 (0w,0nb)
Ted Dexter51220 (0w,0nb)


England

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Geoff Pullarc Wally Grout b Frank Misson28-120--
2. Raman Subba Row b Frank Misson112-24414-
3. Ted Dexterst Wally Grout b Bob Simpson180-34431-
*4. Colin Cowdrey b Ken Mackay14----
5. Ken Barringtonnot out 48-190--
6. Mike Smithnot out 1----
7. Ray Illingworth
+8. John Murray
9. David Allen
10. Fred Trueman
11. Brian Statham

FOW 1-93 (Geoff Pullar), 2-202 (Raman Subba Row), 3-239 (Colin Cowdrey), 4-400 (Ted Dexter).
Extras 0b, 18lb, 0w, 0nb, 0pen) 18
Total (for 4 wickets, 154 ovs) 401


Bowling O M R W Extras
Alan Davidson3110600 (0w,0nb)
Frank Misson286822 (0w,0nb)
Bob Simpson3412871 (0w,0nb)
Ken Mackay4113871 (0w,0nb)
Richie Benaud204670 (0w,0nb)




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