Don Bradman scored his fourth double-century in Brisbane against West Indies. Bradman was dropped when on 4 and went on to score 223, then the highest innings by an Australian at home.
Anthony Stuart, the Australian seamer took a hat trick in his last match. He took Ijaz Ahmed, Mohammad Wasim and Moin Khan with consecutive deliveries in a haul of 5 for 26 against Pakistan in Melbourne.
Bangladesh made 595 for 8 declared against New Zealand in Wellington and still they lost the Test match. Shakib Al Hasan set the record for Bangladesh’s highest Test score, 217, and the country’s highest partnership, 359, with Mushfiqur Rahim. This became the highest total made by a team that went on to lose.