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TEST MATCH

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA
MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUND
FEBRUARY 13, 1959
Result: AUSTRALIA
Runs Per Wicket: 27.1 | Scoring Rate: 3.6
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
The Ashes (England in Australia)


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
England 32% 27 24 26 332
Australia 64% 32 23 29 234

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 England 205 10 389
2 Australia 351 10 605
3 England 214 10 328
4 Australia 69 1 79

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 1959-01-30

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 2 27.1 717 961 0.43 0.57
4 1 27.0 716 956 0.43 0.57
3 10 25.7 676 864 0.44 0.56
3 9 25.4 641 835 0.43 0.57
3 8 26.0 637 819 0.44 0.56
3 7 26.4 627 801 0.44 0.56
3 6 26.8 615 781 0.44 0.56
3 5 27.5 611 763 0.44 0.56
3 4 27.5 585 737 0.44 0.56
3 3 27.6 559 709 0.44 0.56
3 2 25.8 475 661 0.42 0.58
3 1 26.5 470 642 0.42 0.58
2 10 27.8 483 629 0.43 0.57
2 9 28.1 458 610 0.43 0.57
2 8 29.6 441 623 0.41 0.59
2 7 31.1 423 635 0.4 0.6
2 6 25.9 360 468 0.44 0.56
2 5 27.5 342 482 0.42 0.58
2 4 25.6 308 410 0.43 0.57
2 3 22.2 271 305 0.47 0.53
2 2 24.0 253 323 0.44 0.56
2 1 22.4 227 265 0.46 0.54
1 10 20.5 205 205 0.5 0.5
1 9 22.6 203 203 0.5 0.5
1 8 23.9 191 191 0.5 0.5
1 7 18.3 128 128 0.5 0.5
1 6 20.7 124 124 0.5 0.5
1 5 22.4 112 112 0.5 0.5
1 4 27.2 109 109 0.5 0.5
1 3 20.3 61 61 0.5 0.5
1 2 6.5 13 13 0.5 0.5
1 1 0.0 0 0 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
AK Davidson Australia 203 133 5 30.1
R Benaud (c) Australia 138 57 5 47.7
FS Trueman England 193 137 4 22.1
JC Laker England 185 93 4 31.3
RR Lindwall Australia 150 73 4 25.9
GF Rorke Australia 112 64 3 12.4
FH Tyson England 156 93 2 6.6
I Meckiff Australia 114 70 2 5.1
JB Mortimore England 66 41 1 1.6
TE Bailey England 84 43 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
CC McDonald Australia 184 1 303 44 39.4
PE Richardson England 91 2 242 22 5.0
ATW Grout † Australia 74 1 133 18 1.0
TW Graveney England 73 2 174 17 2.2
MC Cowdrey England 68 2 97 16 0.7
R Benaud (c) Australia 64 1 139 15 1.3
FS Trueman England 57 2 115 14 0.6
JB Mortimore England 55 1 156 13 1.5
JW Burke Australia 29 2 107 7 0.0
KD Mackay Australia 23 1 125 5 0.0
AK Davidson Australia 17 1 41 4 0.0
PBH May (c) England 15 2 24 4 0.0
FH Tyson England 15 2 32 4 0.1
RN Harvey Australia 14 1 44 3 0.0
R Swetman † England 10 2 48 2 0.0
JC Laker England 7 1 31 2 0.0
ER Dexter England 6 2 34 1 0.0
I Meckiff Australia 2 1 2 0 0.0
RR Lindwall Australia 0 1 12 0 0.0
NCL O'Neill Australia 0 1 1 0 0.0
GF Rorke Australia 0 0 1 0 0.0
TE Bailey England 0 2 6 0 0.0

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA
FORMBOOK HISTORY

England faced Australia in 175 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.
January 30, 1959
Adelaide Oval
49 47
January 09, 1959
Sydney Cricket Ground
48 48
December 31, 1958
Melbourne Cricket Ground
43 53
December 05, 1958
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
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