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TEST MATCH

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA
SYDNEY CRICKET GROUND
JANUARY 09, 1959
Result: DRAW
Runs Per Wicket: 31.6 | Scoring Rate: 2.7
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
The Ashes (England in Australia)


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
England 48% 30 26 28 394
Australia 48% 30 25 29 206

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 England 219 10 496
2 Australia 357 10 770
3 England 287 7 654
4 Australia 54 2 150

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 1899-02-14 1908-01-01 1920-12-31 1928-11-30 1932-12-30 1937-06-26 1948-06-10 1951-12-22 1955-05-14

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 3 31.6 885 949 0.48 0.52
4 2 30.9 877 915 0.49 0.51
4 1 31.6 854 916 0.48 0.52
3 8 32.0 826 900 0.48 0.52
3 7 31.3 802 890 0.47 0.53
3 6 32.5 813 877 0.48 0.52
3 5 33.5 816 860 0.49 0.51
3 4 34.2 808 836 0.49 0.51
3 3 27.8 561 719 0.44 0.56
3 2 27.9 535 691 0.44 0.56
3 1 28.9 538 674 0.44 0.56
2 10 28.8 507 645 0.44 0.56
2 9 30.2 491 657 0.43 0.57
2 8 31.8 473 671 0.41 0.59
2 7 31.9 442 642 0.41 0.59
2 6 26.7 379 475 0.44 0.56
2 5 27.9 358 478 0.43 0.57
2 4 29.7 338 494 0.41 0.59
2 3 23.5 290 322 0.47 0.53
2 2 22.6 264 278 0.49 0.51
2 1 22.3 241 249 0.49 0.51
1 10 21.9 219 219 0.5 0.5
1 9 22.4 202 202 0.5 0.5
1 8 25.0 200 200 0.5 0.5
1 7 27.7 194 194 0.5 0.5
1 6 25.8 155 155 0.5 0.5
1 5 19.6 98 98 0.5 0.5
1 4 24.2 97 97 0.5 0.5
1 3 30.3 91 91 0.5 0.5
1 2 11.5 23 23 0.5 0.5
1 1 19.0 19 19 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
R Benaud (c) Australia 400 177 9 120.8
JC Laker England 324 117 7 90.9
GAR Lock England 326 153 4 22.8
AK Davidson Australia 270 86 2 8.3
KN Slater Australia 192 101 2 5.0
JW Burke Australia 66 26 2 6.7
FS Trueman England 132 46 1 1.9
KD Mackay Australia 114 40 1 1.9
I Meckiff Australia 108 52 1 1.4
JB Statham England 108 54 0 0.0
TE Bailey England 30 19 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
MC Cowdrey England 134 1 406 26 7.5
PBH May (c) England 134 2 386 26 1.3
NCL O'Neill Australia 84 1 223 20 1.3
AK Davidson Australia 71 1 173 17 0.5
KD Mackay Australia 57 1 154 14 0.5
CC McDonald Australia 56 2 249 14 0.8
TW Graveney England 55 2 170 11 0.7
LE Favell Australia 54 1 169 13 0.3
R Swetman † England 46 2 210 9 0.2
TE Bailey England 33 2 116 7 0.1
GAR Lock England 32 1 89 6 0.1
RN Harvey Australia 25 1 103 6 0.0
JW Burke Australia 19 2 95 5 0.0
FS Trueman England 18 2 30 4 0.1
CA Milton England 16 2 79 3 0.0
ATW Grout † Australia 14 1 50 3 0.0
ER Dexter England 12 2 40 2 0.0
R Benaud (c) Australia 6 1 15 1 0.0
I Meckiff Australia 2 1 2 0 0.0
JC Laker England 2 1 4 0 0.0
KN Slater Australia 1 0 4 0 0.0
JB Statham England 0 0 2 0 0.0

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA
FORMBOOK HISTORY

England faced Australia in 173 test matches before this game. Of these, England had the stronger team in 87 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.
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43 53
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69 28
August 23, 1956
Kennington Oval, London
68 28
July 26, 1956
Old Trafford, Manchester
41 55
July 12, 1956
Headingley, Leeds
33 62
June 21, 1956
Lord's, London
68 28
June 07, 1956
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
27 69
February 25, 1955
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67 29
January 28, 1955
Adelaide Oval
53 42