1928-1929 The Ashes - 3rd Test - Melbourne Standard Scorecard   
Match Date: 29th December, 1928  
Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Toss: Australia  
Result: England won by 3 wickets
Player of Match: No Award

Australia 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
W M Woodfull c Jardine b Tate 7  30  1  0 23.33  1.76%
V Y Richardson c †Duckworth b Larwood 3  4  0  0 75.00  0.76%
H S T Hendry c Jardine b Larwood 23  74  1  0 31.08  5.79%
A F Kippax c Jardine b Larwood 100  255  11  0 39.22  25.19%
J Ryder* c Hendren b Tate 112  219  7  1 51.14  28.21%
D G Bradman b Hammond 79  220  9  0 35.91  19.90%
W A S Oldfield b Geary 3  30  0  0 10.00  0.76%
E L A'Beckett c †Duckworth b White 41  164  6  0 25.00  10.33%
R K Oxenham b Geary 15  58  0  0 25.86  3.78%
C V Grimmett c †Duckworth b Geary 5  24  0  0 20.83  1.26%
D D J Blackie not out 2  7  0  0 28.57  0.50%
Extras (b 4, lb 3) 7  
Total All Out   (180.5 overs @ 2.20 rpo) 397  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-5  Richardson   2-15  Woodfull   3-57  Hendry   4-218  Kippax   
5-282  Ryder   6-287  Oldfield   7-373  Bradman   8-383  A'Beckett   
9-394  Grimmett   10-397  Oxenham   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
H Larwood 37.0 3 127 3 3.43  30.00%
M W Tate 46.0 17 87 2 1.89  20.00%
G Geary 31.5 4 83 3 2.61  30.00%
W R Hammond 8.0 4 19 1 2.38  10.00%
J C White 57.0 30 64 1 1.12  10.00%
D R Jardine 1.0 0 10 0 10.00
 
England 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
J B Hobbs c †Oldfield b A'Beckett 20  47  1  0 42.55  4.80%
H Sutcliffe b Blackie 58  253  3  0 22.92  13.91%
W R Hammond c A'Beckett b Blackie 200  472  17  0 42.37  47.96%
A P F Chapman* b Blackie 24  40  1  0 60.00  5.76%
E H Hendren c A'Beckett b Hendry 19  47  1  0 40.43  4.56%
D R Jardine c & b Blackie 62  213  6  0 29.11  14.87%
H Larwood c & b Blackie 0  11  0  0 0.00
G Geary lbw b Grimmett 1  24  0  0 4.17  0.24%
M W Tate c Kippax b Grimmett 21  33  2  0 63.64  5.04%
G Duckworth b Blackie 3  8  0  0 37.50  0.72%
J C White not out 8  22  0  0 36.36  1.92%
Extras (b 1) 1  
Total All Out   (195.0 overs @ 2.14 rpo) 417  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-28  Hobbs   2-161  Sutcliffe   3-201  Chapman   4-238  Hendren   
5-364  Hammond   6-364  Larwood   7-381  Geary   8-385  Jardine   
9-391  Duckworth   10-417  Tate   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
E L A'Beckett 37.0 7 92 1 2.49  10.00%
H S T Hendry 20.0 8 35 1 1.75  10.00%
C V Grimmett 55.0 14 114 2 2.07  20.00%
R K Oxenham 35.0 11 67 0 1.91
D D J Blackie 44.0 13 94 6 2.14  60.00%
J Ryder 4.0 0 14 0 3.50
 
Australia 2nd Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
W M Woodfull c †Duckworth b Tate 107  309  7  0 34.63  30.48%
V Y Richardson b Larwood 5  7  0  0 71.43  1.42%
H S T Hendry st †Duckworth b White 12  73  0  0 16.44  3.42%
A F Kippax b Tate 41  99  4  0 41.41  11.68%
J Ryder* b Geary 5  11  1  0 45.45  1.42%
D G Bradman c †Duckworth b Geary 112  281  7  0 39.86  31.91%
W A S Oldfield b White 7  51  1  0 13.73  1.99%
E L A'Beckett b White 6  24  0  0 25.00  1.71%
R K Oxenham b White 39  103  2  0 37.86  11.11%
C V Grimmett not out 4  23  0  0 17.39  1.14%
D D J Blackie b White 0  14  0  0 0.00
Extras (b 6, lb 7) 13  
Total All Out   (165.5 overs @ 2.12 rpo) 351  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-7  Richardson   2-60  Hendry   3-138  Kippax   4-143  Ryder   
5-201  Woodfull   6-226  Oldfield   7-252  A'Beckett   8-345  Bradman   
9-351  Oxenham   10-351  Blackie   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
H Larwood 16.0 3 37 1 2.31  10.00%
M W Tate 47.0 15 70 2 1.49  20.00%
G Geary 30.0 4 94 2 3.13  20.00%
W R Hammond 16.0 6 30 0 1.88
J C White 56.5 20 107 5 1.88  50.00%
 
England 2nd Innings (target 332) R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
J B Hobbs lbw b Blackie 49  156  1  0 31.41  14.76%
H Sutcliffe lbw b Grimmett 135  462  10  0 29.22  40.66%
D R Jardine b Grimmett 33  127  3  0 25.98  9.94%
W R Hammond run out 32  104  4  0 30.77  9.64%
E H Hendren b Oxenham 45  93  4  0 48.39  13.55%
A P F Chapman* c Woodfull b Ryder 5  10  0  0 50.00  1.51%
M W Tate run out 0  3  0  0 0.00
G Geary not out 4  4  1  0 100.00  1.20%
G Duckworth not out 0  0  0  0 0.00
H Larwood              
J C White              
Extras (b 15, lb 14) 29  
Total 7 wickets   (159.5 overs @ 2.08 rpo) 332  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-105  Hobbs   2-199  Jardine   3-257  Hammond   4-318  Sutcliffe   
5-326  Hendren   6-328  Chapman   7-328  Tate   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
E L A'Beckett 22.0 5 39 0 1.77
H S T Hendry 23.0 5 33 0 1.43
C V Grimmett 42.0 12 96 2 2.29  20.00%
R K Oxenham 28.0 10 44 1 1.57  10.00%
D D J Blackie 39.0 11 75 1 1.92  10.00%
J Ryder 5.5 1 16 1 2.74  10.00%
 
End of Day Status (Rest days excluded)
Day 1 - Australia 1st innings 276/4 (J Ryder 111*, DG Bradman 26*)
Day 2 - England 1st innings 47/1 (H Sutcliffe 15*, WR Hammond 12*)
Day 3 - England 1st innings 312/4 (WR Hammond 169*, DR Jardine 21*)
Day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 118/2 (WM Woodfull 64*, AF Kippax 34*)
Day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 347/8 (RK Oxenham 39*, CV Grimmett 0*)
Day 6 - England 2nd innings 171/1 (H Sutcliffe 83*, DR Jardine 18*)
Day 7 - England 2nd Innings 332/7, 159.5 overs - end of match