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TEST MATCH

AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND
MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUND
FEBRUARY 23, 1951
Result: ENGLAND
Runs Per Wicket: 25.9 | Scoring Rate: 3.3
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
The Ashes (England in Australia)


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
Australia 96% 41 21 40 224
England 3% 27 37 24 277

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 Australia 217 10 414
2 England 320 10 547
3 Australia 197 10 387
4 England 95 2 180

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 ENGLAND AUSTRALIA 1896-03-21 1904-01-01 1910-03-07 1921-02-25 1928-01-21 1931-01-01 1934-07-20 1938-08-20 1948-02-11 1951-02-23

MATCH PROGRESS

AUSTRALIA PTS ENGLAND 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 3 25.9 725 933 0.44 0.56
4 2 24.9 712 880 0.45 0.55
4 1 24.7 686 846 0.45 0.55
3 10 24.5 659 809 0.45 0.55
3 9 25.3 667 801 0.45 0.55
3 8 26.2 675 791 0.46 0.54
3 7 27.0 679 779 0.47 0.53
3 6 26.1 620 738 0.46 0.54
3 5 27.2 631 727 0.46 0.54
3 4 26.1 567 685 0.45 0.55
3 3 27.1 575 673 0.46 0.54
3 2 24.7 470 616 0.43 0.57
3 1 25.8 480 604 0.44 0.56
2 10 26.9 486 588 0.45 0.55
2 9 24.4 436 490 0.47 0.53
2 8 25.2 418 488 0.46 0.54
2 7 26.2 400 490 0.45 0.55
2 6 26.9 378 482 0.44 0.56
2 5 28.6 360 498 0.42 0.58
2 4 30.1 338 506 0.4 0.6
2 3 32.4 314 528 0.37 0.63
2 2 32.3 282 494 0.36 0.64
2 1 23.4 240 274 0.47 0.53
1 10 21.7 217 217 0.5 0.5
1 9 24.0 216 216 0.5 0.5
1 8 23.4 187 187 0.5 0.5
1 7 26.3 184 184 0.5 0.5
1 6 27.7 166 166 0.5 0.5
1 5 31.2 156 156 0.5 0.5
1 4 30.8 123 123 0.5 0.5
1 3 38.3 115 115 0.5 0.5
1 2 55.5 111 111 0.5 0.5
1 1 23.0 23 23 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
AV Bedser England 255 105 10 257.3
FR Brown (c) England 162 81 6 76.3
KR Miller Australia 145 81 4 22.1
DVP Wright England 144 106 3 13.0
RR Lindwall Australia 138 89 3 10.8
JB Iverson Australia 192 84 2 7.0
TE Bailey England 144 61 1 2.5
WA Johnston Australia 138 91 1 1.2
GB Hole Australia 36 13 1 2.1
R Tattersall England 96 46 0 0.0
IWG Johnson Australia 72 41 0 0.0
AL Hassett (c) Australia 6 4 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
RT Simpson England 171 1 0 41 37.1
AL Hassett (c) Australia 140 2 0 34 9.1
L Hutton England 139 1 0 33 7.3
GB Hole Australia 81 2 0 20 1.8
AR Morris Australia 54 2 0 13 0.2
RN Harvey Australia 53 2 0 13 0.3
RR Lindwall Australia 35 2 0 8 0.1
C Washbrook England 34 2 0 8 0.1
DCS Compton England 22 1 0 5 0.0
WA Johnston Australia 13 1 0 3 0.0
JW Burke Australia 12 2 0 3 0.0
AV Bedser England 11 1 0 3 0.0
R Tattersall England 10 1 0 2 0.0
KR Miller Australia 7 2 0 2 0.0
FR Brown (c) England 6 1 0 1 0.0
TE Bailey England 5 1 0 1 0.0
D Tallon † Australia 3 1 0 1 0.0
DVP Wright England 3 1 0 1 0.0
IWG Johnson Australia 1 2 0 0 0.0
TG Evans † England 1 1 0 0 0.0
Rev.DS Sheppard England 1 1 0 0 0.0
JB Iverson Australia 0 2 0 0 0.0

AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND
FORMBOOK HISTORY

Australia faced England in 155 test matches before this game. Of these, Australia had the stronger team in 61 matches according to the formbook expectation.

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

AUSTRALIA ENGLAND 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.
ENGLAND
WIN EXP.
February 02, 1951
Adelaide Oval
97 2
January 05, 1951
Sydney Cricket Ground
85 12
December 22, 1950
Melbourne Cricket Ground
94 5
December 01, 1950
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
90 8
August 14, 1948
Kennington Oval, London
95 4
July 22, 1948
Headingley, Leeds
80 18
July 08, 1948
Old Trafford, Manchester
95 4
June 24, 1948
Lord's, London
93 6
June 10, 1948
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
86 12