This day in sport: 09 December 1936 and 1963

Australian cricket’s highs and lows

1936: Australia was reduced to its lowest 20th century total at home when dismissed for 58 on a rain-affected wicket in the 1st test against England in Brisbane. Fast bowlers Gabby Allen and Bile Voce shared 18 of 19 wickets to fall as England cruise to a 322-run victory.

1963: Australian captain Richie Benaud scored 43 and took 5 for 68 to become the first to score 2000 runs and take 200 Test wickets during the drawn 1st Test against RSA in Brisbane.

This day in sport: 09 December 1936 and 1963

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