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TEST MATCH

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA
MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUND
DECEMBER 31, 1954
Result: ENGLAND
Runs Per Wicket: 20.3 | Scoring Rate: 3.1
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
The Ashes (England in Australia)


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
England 49% 33 28 30 176
Australia 47% 29 26 30 262

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 England 191 10 408
2 Australia 231 10 381
3 England 279 10 605
4 Australia 111 10 189

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 AUSTRALIA ENGLAND 1897-12-13 1905-08-14 1912-05-27 1924-07-12 1930-02-14 1933-12-15 1938-06-24 1948-03-27 1951-07-26 1954-08-12

MATCH PROGRESS

ENGLAND PTS AUSTRALIA 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 20.3 876 748 0.54 0.46
4 9 20.8 865 757 0.53 0.47
4 8 21.0 848 750 0.53 0.47
4 7 21.6 837 761 0.52 0.48
4 6 22.2 825 771 0.52 0.48
4 5 22.5 808 768 0.51 0.49
4 4 23.1 794 780 0.5 0.5
4 3 23.6 776 780 0.5 0.5
4 2 23.7 754 762 0.5 0.5
4 1 23.4 727 721 0.5 0.5
3 10 23.4 704 698 0.5 0.5
3 9 24.0 704 686 0.51 0.49
3 8 24.8 712 678 0.51 0.49
3 7 25.1 699 659 0.52 0.48
3 6 24.3 645 621 0.51 0.49
3 5 24.3 619 595 0.51 0.49
3 4 24.8 612 578 0.51 0.49
3 3 23.9 558 542 0.51 0.49
3 2 23.5 522 514 0.5 0.5
3 1 22.0 451 473 0.49 0.51
2 10 21.1 402 442 0.48 0.52
2 9 20.8 379 413 0.48 0.52
2 8 19.0 343 341 0.5 0.5
2 7 19.1 325 325 0.5 0.5
2 6 19.1 306 306 0.5 0.5
2 5 18.9 285 281 0.5 0.5
2 4 18.3 264 248 0.52 0.48
2 3 18.0 245 223 0.52 0.48
2 2 19.1 229 229 0.5 0.5
2 1 18.7 210 202 0.51 0.49
1 10 19.1 191 191 0.5 0.5
1 9 21.1 190 190 0.5 0.5
1 8 22.6 181 181 0.5 0.5
1 7 25.9 181 181 0.5 0.5
1 6 28.2 169 169 0.5 0.5
1 5 23.0 115 115 0.5 0.5
1 4 10.2 41 41 0.5 0.5
1 3 9.7 29 29 0.5 0.5
1 2 10.5 21 21 0.5 0.5
1 1 14.0 14 14 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
FH Tyson England 201 95 9 149.1
JB Statham England 165 98 7 71.8
RG Archer Australia 228 83 6 75.7
WA Johnston Australia 221 111 6 54.9
KR Miller Australia 174 49 4 43.5
R Appleyard England 90 55 3 12.8
IWG Johnson (c) Australia 114 45 2 7.8
RR Lindwall Australia 186 111 1 1.3
R Benaud Australia 90 55 1 1.3
JH Wardle England 42 21 1 1.7
TE Bailey England 72 47 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
MC Cowdrey England 109 2 0 23 6.4
PBH May England 91 2 0 19 2.5
LE Favell Australia 55 2 0 16 1.2
TE Bailey England 54 1 0 11 0.6
L Hutton (c) England 54 2 0 11 0.5
LV Maddocks † Australia 47 2 0 14 0.5
RN Harvey Australia 42 2 0 12 0.5
TG Evans † England 42 2 0 9 0.2
RG Archer Australia 38 2 0 11 0.8
JH Wardle England 38 2 0 8 0.2
R Benaud Australia 37 2 0 11 0.2
IWG Johnson (c) Australia 37 0 0 11 0.4
DCS Compton England 27 2 0 6 0.0
WJ Edrich England 17 2 0 4 0.0
GB Hole Australia 16 2 0 5 0.0
RR Lindwall Australia 13 2 0 4 0.1
KR Miller Australia 13 2 0 4 0.0
FH Tyson England 12 2 0 3 0.0
WA Johnston Australia 11 2 0 3 0.0
AR Morris Australia 7 2 0 2 0.0
R Appleyard England 7 1 0 1 0.0
JB Statham England 3 2 0 1 0.0

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA
FORMBOOK HISTORY

England faced Australia in 163 test matches before this game. Of these, England had the stronger team in 82 matches according to the formbook expectation.

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

ENGLAND AUSTRALIA 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 ENGLAND
WIN EXP.
AUSTRALIA
WIN EXP.
December 17, 1954
Sydney Cricket Ground
56 39
November 26, 1954
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
55 41
August 15, 1953
Kennington Oval, London
46 49
July 23, 1953
Headingley, Leeds
55 41
July 09, 1953
Old Trafford, Manchester
46 50
June 25, 1953
Lord's, London
25 72
June 11, 1953
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
30 67
February 23, 1951
Melbourne Cricket Ground
3 96
February 02, 1951
Adelaide Oval
2 97