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Scorecard - The Ashes: 2nd Test, 1965/66


Australia v England @ Melbourne Cricket Ground
30, 31 December 1965, 1, 3, 4 January 1966 (five-day match)

Toss: Australia (bat)
Umpires: CJ Egar, WJ Smyth
Match Result: Match Drawn

Australia

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
*1. Bob Simpsonc John Edrich b David Allen5901457-
2. Bill Lawryc Colin Cowdrey b David Allen8822326610-
3. Peter Burge b Jeff Jones5030--
4. Bob Cowperc Fred Titmus b Jeff Jones99020313-
5. Brian Boothlbw b Jeff Jones230633-
6. Doug Waltersc Jim Parks b Barry Knight220921-
7. Tom Veiversrun out ( > > )1967921-
8. Peter Philpott b Barry Knight100281-
+9. Wally Groutc Bob Barber b Barry Knight110321-
10. Garth McKenzienot out 1222201-
11. Alan Connollyc Jim Parks b Barry Knight0610--

FOW 1-93 (Bob Simpson), 2-109 (Peter Burge), 3-203 (Bill Lawry), 4-262 (Brian Booth), 5-297 (Bob Cowper), 6-318 (Doug Walters), 7-330 (Peter Philpott), 8-342 (Tom Veivers), 9-352 (Wally Grout), 358 (Alan Connolly).
Extras 2b, 7lb, 0w, 1nb, 0pen) 10
Total (for 10 wickets, 107.5 ovs) 358


Bowling O M R W Extras
Jeff Jones244923 (0w,0nb)
Barry Knight26.52844 (0w,0nb)
Fred Titmus317930 (0w,0nb)
David Allen204552 (0w,0nb)
Bob Barber61240 (0w,0nb)


England

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Geoff Boycottc Garth McKenzie b Doug Walters510775-
2. Bob Barberc Wally Grout b Garth McKenzie480973-
3. John Edrichc & b Tom Veivers10928631011-
4. Ken Barringtonc Peter Burge b Tom Veivers6301585-
5. Colin Cowdreyc Alan Connolly b Bob Cowper10401979-
*6. Mike Smithc Wally Grout b Garth McKenzie4101034-
+7. Jim Parksc Bob Cowper b Garth McKenzie7101605-
8. Barry Knightc Bob Simpson b Garth McKenzie1010--
9. Fred Titmusnot out 561281437-
10. David Allenc Wally Grout b Alan Connolly2016--
11. Jeff Jones b Garth McKenzie1915--

FOW 1-98 (Geoff Boycott), 2-110 (Bob Barber), 3-228 (Ken Barrington), 4-333 (John Edrich), 5-409 (Colin Cowdrey), 6-443 (Mike Smith), 7-447 (Barry Knight), 8-540 (Jim Parks), 9-551 (David Allen), 558 (Jeff Jones).
Extras 4b, 5lb, 2w, 0nb, 0pen) 11
Total (for 10 wickets, 143.2 ovs) 558


Bowling O M R W Extras
Garth McKenzie35.231345 (0w,0nb)
Alan Connolly3751251 (0w,0nb)
Peter Philpott3021330 (0w,0nb)
Doug Walters102321 (0w,0nb)
Bob Simpson164610 (0w,0nb)
Tom Veivers123462 (0w,0nb)
Bob Cowper30161 (0w,0nb)


Australia

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
*1. Bob Simpsonc Ken Barrington b Barry Knight6701477-
2. Bill Lawryc Mike Smith b Bob Barber781982225-
3. Bob Cowperlbw b Jeff Jones5042--
4. Peter Burgec John Edrich b Geoff Boycott120025512-
5. Brian Booth b David Allen10029--
6. Doug Waltersc & b Ken Barrington11502638-
7. Tom Veiversst Jim Parks b Geoff Boycott31823--
8. Peter Philpott b Barry Knight205--
+9. Wally Groutc David Allen b Ken Barrington160271-
10. Garth McKenzierun out ( > > )248--
11. Alan Connollynot out 0-2--

FOW 1-120 (Bob Simpson), 2-141 (Bob Cowper), 3-163 (Bill Lawry), 4-176 (Brian Booth), 5-374 (Peter Burge), 6-382 (Tom Veivers), 7-385 (Peter Philpott), 8-417 (Wally Grout), 9-426 (Garth McKenzie), 426 (Doug Walters).
Extras 1b, 3lb, 1w, 3nb, 0pen) 8
Total (for 10 wickets, 116.4 ovs) 426


Bowling O M R W Extras
Jeff Jones201921 (0w,0nb)
Barry Knight214612 (0w,0nb)
Fred Titmus226430 (0w,0nb)
David Allen183481 (0w,0nb)
Bob Barber170871 (0w,0nb)
Ken Barrington7.40472 (0w,0nb)
Geoff Boycott90322 (0w,0nb)
Mike Smith2080 (0w,0nb)


England

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Geoff Boycottnot out 5010--
2. Bob Barbernot out 0010--
3. John Edrich
4. Ken Barrington
5. Colin Cowdrey
*6. Mike Smith
+7. Jim Parks
8. Barry Knight
9. Fred Titmus
10. David Allen
11. Jeff Jones

FOW .
Extras 0b, 0lb, 0w, 0nb, 0pen) 0
Total (for 0 wickets, 2 ovs) 5


Bowling O M R W Extras
Garth McKenzie1020 (0w,0nb)
Alan Connolly1030 (0w,0nb)




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