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TEST MATCH

AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND
MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUND
DECEMBER 29, 1962
Result: ENGLAND
Runs Per Wicket: 34.3 | Scoring Rate: 3.3
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
The Ashes (England in Australia)


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
Australia 31% 32 28 28 228
England 65% 35 24 32 322

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 Australia 316 10 552
2 England 331 10 529
3 Australia 248 10 576
4 England 237 3 386

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 1899-07-17 1910-01-21 1923-02-09 1930-07-25 1935-08-17 1947-11-28 1951-11-02 1955-06-09 1959-07-02 1962-11-30

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 4 34.3 1010 1254 0.45 0.55
4 3 34.2 1008 1248 0.45 0.55
4 2 32.0 948 1100 0.46 0.54
4 1 29.0 883 917 0.49 0.51
3 10 29.8 862 928 0.48 0.52
3 9 30.2 846 904 0.48 0.52
3 8 31.2 856 894 0.49 0.51
3 7 31.8 846 872 0.49 0.51
3 6 32.3 832 848 0.5 0.5
3 5 32.3 800 816 0.5 0.5
3 4 29.8 683 749 0.48 0.52
3 3 30.1 663 723 0.48 0.52
3 2 30.8 654 700 0.48 0.52
3 1 32.2 668 686 0.49 0.51
2 10 32.4 640 654 0.49 0.51
2 9 33.8 621 665 0.48 0.52
2 8 35.6 600 680 0.47 0.53
2 7 37.1 576 686 0.46 0.54
2 6 38.0 544 672 0.45 0.55
2 5 38.1 506 636 0.44 0.56
2 4 40.7 479 661 0.42 0.58
2 3 39.2 434 586 0.43 0.57
2 2 27.9 372 298 0.55 0.45
2 1 28.7 345 287 0.55 0.45
1 10 31.6 316 316 0.5 0.5
1 9 32.7 294 294 0.5 0.5
1 8 36.1 289 289 0.5 0.5
1 7 33.9 237 237 0.5 0.5
1 6 27.3 164 164 0.5 0.5
1 5 31.0 155 155 0.5 0.5
1 4 28.0 112 112 0.5 0.5
1 3 37.3 112 112 0.5 0.5
1 2 55.5 111 111 0.5 0.5
1 1 62.0 62 62 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
FS Trueman England 258 145 8 91.1
AK Davidson Australia 253 128 6 77.3
FJ Titmus England 174 68 5 51.2
GD McKenzie Australia 294 153 3 18.8
JB Statham England 270 135 3 14.4
LJ Coldwell England 252 118 2 6.8
R Benaud (c) Australia 192 151 1 1.4
ER Dexter (c) England 90 28 1 2.6
KD Mackay Australia 90 51 0 0.0
KF Barrington England 66 45 0 0.0
RB Simpson Australia 54 44 0 0.0
NCL O'Neill Australia 30 19 0 0.0
TW Graveney England 18 10 0 0.0
BC Booth Australia 2 4 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
MC Cowdrey England 171 1 354 30 3.7
ER Dexter (c) England 145 2 362 26 1.1
BC Booth Australia 130 2 350 23 9.6
Rev.DS Sheppard England 113 2 222 20 1.5
WM Lawry Australia 109 2 347 19 4.1
KD Mackay Australia 58 2 167 10 0.3
AK Davidson Australia 57 2 163 10 0.2
RB Simpson Australia 52 2 106 9 0.3
TW Graveney England 41 1 52 7 0.4
R Benaud (c) Australia 40 2 100 7 0.2
PJP Burge Australia 37 2 109 7 0.1
KF Barrington England 35 1 72 6 0.1
BN Jarman † Australia 21 0 65 4 0.1
NCL O'Neill Australia 19 2 45 3 0.0
GD McKenzie Australia 16 2 28 3 0.0
G Pullar England 16 2 35 3 0.0
FJ Titmus England 15 1 45 3 0.0
RN Harvey Australia 10 2 24 2 0.0
AC Smith † England 6 0 42 1 0.0
FS Trueman England 6 1 19 1 0.0
LJ Coldwell England 1 1 4 0 0.0
JB Statham England 1 1 13 0 0.0

AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND
FORMBOOK HISTORY

Australia faced England in 182 test matches before this game. Of these, Australia had the stronger team in 71 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.
November 30, 1962
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
44 52
August 17, 1961
Kennington Oval, London
48 48
July 27, 1961
Old Trafford, Manchester
50 46
July 06, 1961
Headingley, Leeds
59 36
June 22, 1961
Lord's, London
37 59
June 08, 1961
Edgbaston, Birmingham
42 54
February 13, 1959
Melbourne Cricket Ground
64 32
January 30, 1959
Adelaide Oval
47 49
January 09, 1959
Sydney Cricket Ground
48 48