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TEST MATCH

AUSTRALIA v SOUTH AFRICA
MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUND
DECEMBER 31, 1931
Result: AUSTRALIA
Runs Per Wicket: 33.4 | Scoring Rate: 2.4
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
South Africa in Australia Test Series


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
Australia 93% 41 28 41 140
South Africa 6% 21 40 25 60

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 Australia 198 10 463
2 South Africa 358 10 1131
3 Australia 554 10 988
4 South Africa 225 10 690

TWENTY MATCH RATINGS HISTORY [?]

This chart shows the twenty match rating history for the two teams upto the start of the current match.

2.0 1.5 1.0 0.5 SOUTH AFRICA AUSTRALIA 1892-03-24 1898-02-26 1902-10-18 1908-02-21 1911-12-15 1914-01-01 1922-12-23 1926-07-10 1929-07-27 1931-12-31

MATCH PROGRESS

AUSTRALIA PTS SOUTH AFRICA PTS 0 228 455 683 910 1138 1366 1593 1821 2048 0 228 455 683 910 1138 1366 1593 1821 2048 1st 2nd 3rd 4th

PROGRESS TABLE

This table shows the progress of the match by each partnership. This progress is illustrated in the chart above.

I WKT RPW T1P T2P T1PT T2PT
4 10 33.4 1420 1250 0.53 0.47
4 9 34.2 1402 1268 0.53 0.47
4 8 34.7 1376 1260 0.52 0.48
4 7 35.1 1348 1248 0.52 0.48
4 6 36.0 1328 1264 0.51 0.49
4 5 36.8 1304 1272 0.51 0.49
4 4 36.7 1266 1230 0.51 0.49
4 3 37.7 1242 1244 0.5 0.5
4 2 38.4 1213 1247 0.49 0.51
4 1 36.4 1152 1104 0.51 0.49
3 10 37.0 1122 1098 0.51 0.49
3 9 38.1 1129 1083 0.51 0.49
3 8 38.8 1116 1056 0.51 0.49
3 7 40.0 1122 1038 0.52 0.48
3 6 41.4 1133 1021 0.53 0.47
3 5 43.1 1150 1004 0.53 0.47
3 4 44.8 1165 985 0.54 0.46
3 3 41.9 1025 903 0.53 0.47
3 2 40.2 928 840 0.52 0.48
3 1 29.0 542 678 0.44 0.56
2 10 27.8 476 636 0.43 0.57
2 9 28.1 451 617 0.42 0.58
2 8 29.3 432 622 0.41 0.59
2 7 24.9 372 474 0.44 0.56
2 6 23.8 341 421 0.45 0.55
2 5 24.1 318 404 0.44 0.56
2 4 21.9 285 327 0.47 0.53
2 3 22.1 264 310 0.46 0.54
2 2 23.1 244 310 0.44 0.56
2 1 21.5 220 254 0.46 0.54
1 10 19.8 198 198 0.5 0.5
1 9 19.9 179 179 0.5 0.5
1 8 21.6 173 173 0.5 0.5
1 7 20.4 143 143 0.5 0.5
1 6 23.8 143 143 0.5 0.5
1 5 27.0 135 135 0.5 0.5
1 4 18.5 74 74 0.5 0.5
1 3 8.3 25 25 0.5 0.5
1 2 8.0 16 16 0.5 0.5
1 1 11.0 11 11 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
CV Grimmett Australia 654 192 8 73.3
H Ironmonger Australia 546 126 7 71.4
AJ Bell South Africa 373 170 6 83.9
NA Quinn South Africa 406 155 5 69.6
CL Vincent South Africa 402 186 4 36.7
Q McMillan South Africa 210 172 4 20.8
TW Wall Australia 300 133 3 6.8
SJ McCabe Australia 189 62 2 4.1
EL a'Beckett Australia 126 35 0 0.0
DPB Morkel South Africa 42 27 0 0.0
JAJ Christy South Africa 18 14 0 0.0
DG Bradman Australia 6 2 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
DG Bradman Australia 169 2 0 22 1.5
WM Woodfull (c) Australia 168 2 0 22 2.4
AF Kippax Australia 119 2 0 16 0.9
KG Viljoen South Africa 113 2 0 19 2.9
SJ McCabe Australia 93 2 0 12 0.4
JAJ Christy South Africa 79 2 0 14 0.5
KE Rigg Australia 69 2 0 9 1.4
B Mitchell South Africa 63 2 0 11 0.3
SH Curnow South Africa 56 2 0 10 0.4
HB Cameron (c) † South Africa 52 2 0 9 0.1
CL Vincent South Africa 50 2 0 9 0.5
HW Taylor South Africa 49 2 0 8 0.8
WH Ponsford Australia 41 2 0 5 0.1
DPB Morkel South Africa 37 2 0 6 0.1
Q McMillan South Africa 30 2 0 5 0.0
CV Grimmett Australia 25 1 0 3 0.1
TW Wall Australia 18 1 0 2 0.0
H Ironmonger Australia 12 2 0 2 0.0
NA Quinn South Africa 11 1 0 2 0.0
EL a'Beckett Australia 10 2 0 1 0.0
AJ Bell South Africa 10 1 2 2 0.0
WAS Oldfield † Australia 0 2 0 0 0.0

AUSTRALIA v SOUTH AFRICA
FORMBOOK HISTORY

Australia faced South Africa in 16 test matches before this game. Of these, Australia had the stronger team in 14 matches according to the formbook expectation.

Each circle in the chart below represents a previous Australia v South Africa test. To reach a match page, click on the circle. The red circle represents the current match.

AUSTRALIA SOUTH AFRICA STRONGER WEAKER WEAKER STRONGER 10 15 20 26 31 36 41 46 51 57 10 15 20 26 31 36 41 46 51 57

RECENT MATCHES

MATCH AUSTRALIA
WIN EXP.
SOUTH AFRICA
WIN EXP.
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75 23
November 26, 1921
Newlands, Cape Town
63 33
November 12, 1921
Old Wanderers, Johannesburg
73 23
November 05, 1921
Lord's, Durban
62 35
March 03, 1911
Sydney Cricket Ground
85 12
February 17, 1911
Melbourne Cricket Ground
62 33
January 07, 1911
Adelaide Oval
70 26
December 31, 1910
Melbourne Cricket Ground
62 33