The Ashes - 1st Test

Australia v England

England won by 8 wickets

Australia 1st innings R M 4s 6s
AC Bannerman lbw b Peel 2 0 0
PS McDonnell b Attewell 124 195 8 0
WL Murdoch* c †Hunter b Peel 5 0 0
HJH Scott b Peel 19 1 0
JM Blackham c Attewell b Bates 66 5 0
G Giffen b Bates 4 0 0
GJ Bonnor c Read b Bates 4 0 0
GE Palmer c Shrewsbury b Bates 6 0 0
HF Boyle c †Hunter b Bates 1 0 0
G Alexander run out 3 0 0
WH Cooper not out 0 0 0
Extras (b 7, w 2) 9
Total (all out; 149.1 overs) 243 (2.44 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-33 (Bannerman), 2-47 (Murdoch), 3-95 (Scott), 4-190 (McDonnell), 5-224 (Blackham), 6-227 (Giffen), 7-233 (Bonnor), 8-239 (Palmer), 9-242 (Alexander), 10-243 (Boyle)
Bowling O M R W Econ
R Peel 41 15 68 3 2.48
W Attewell 50 23 48 1 1.44
G Ulyett 10 3 23 0 3.45
W Flowers 10 1 27 0 4.05
W Barnes 14 2 37 0 3.96
W Bates 24.1 10 31 5 1.91
England 1st innings R M 4s 6s
WH Scotton st †Blackham b Giffen 82 345 2 0
A Shrewsbury snr* b Boyle 0 20 0 0
G Ulyett c Alexander b Boyle 68 120 5 0
W Barnes b Palmer 134 285 7 0
W Bates c Giffen b Palmer 18 0
W Flowers lbw b Palmer 15 0
JM Read c & b Giffen 14 0
J Briggs c †Blackham b Palmer 1 0 0
W Attewell not out 12 0
R Peel b Palmer 4 0
J Hunter run out 1 0 0
Extras (b 18, lb 1, nb 1) 20
Total (all out; 243.2 overs) 369 (2.27 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-11 (Shrewsbury), 2-107 (Ulyett), 3-282 (Scotton), 4-306 (Bates), 5-325 (Flowers), 6-344 (Barnes), 7-349 (Briggs), 8-349 (Read), 9-361 (Peel), 10-369 (Hunter)
Bowling O M R W Econ
HF Boyle 63 25 95 2 2.26
G Giffen 56.2 26 80 2 2.12
WH Cooper 18 4 26 0 2.16
GJ Bonnor 16 10 23 0 2.15
GE Palmer 73 37 81 5 1.66
PS McDonnell 3 0 11 0 5.50
HJH Scott 4 1 9 0 3.37
G Alexander 10 3 24 0 3.60
Australia 2nd innings R M 4s 6s
JM Blackham b Peel 11 0
PS McDonnell run out 83 150 6 0
WL Murdoch* b Peel 7 0
G Giffen c Shrewsbury b Peel 47 0
HJH Scott lbw b Peel 1 0 0
WH Cooper c Shrewsbury b Barnes 6 0
GJ Bonnor c Peel b Barnes 19 0
GE Palmer b Barnes 0 0 0
G Alexander st †Hunter b Peel 10 0
HF Boyle not out 0 0 0
AC Bannerman absent hurt -
Extras (b 7) 7
Total (all out; 116.1 overs) 191 (2.46 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-28 (Blackham), 2-56 (Murdoch), 3-125 (McDonnell), 4-139 (Scott), 5-160 (Cooper), 6-160 (Giffen), 7-171 (Palmer), 8-182 (Bonnor), 9-191 (Alexander)
Bowling O M R W Econ
R Peel 40.1 15 51 5 1.90
W Attewell 18 10 26 0 2.16
G Ulyett 2 1 3 0 2.25
W Flowers 16 4 27 0 2.53
W Barnes 31 10 51 3 2.46
W Bates 9 3 26 0 4.33
England 2nd innings (target: 66 runs) R 4s 6s
WH Scotton c Scott b Boyle 2 0 0
W Flowers c Scott b Palmer 7 0 0
A Shrewsbury snr* not out 26 0
W Barnes not out 28 0
Extras (b 4) 4
Total (2 wickets; 31 overs) 67 (3.24 runs per 6 balls)
Did not bat G Ulyett, W Bates, JM Read, J Briggs, W Attewell, R Peel, J Hunter
Fall of wickets 1-8 (Flowers), 2-14 (Scotton)
Bowling O M R W Econ
HF Boyle 9 3 21 1 3.50
G Giffen 6 0 19 0 4.75
GE Palmer 16 5 23 1 2.15
Match details
Balls per over 4
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series England led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debuts W Attewell, J Briggs, W Flowers, J Hunter and R Peel (England)
Umpires N Cole and IA Fisher
Close of play
Fri, 12 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 243
Sat, 13 Dec - day 2 - England 1st innings 233/2 (WH Scotton 71*, W Barnes 86*)
Sun, 14 Dec - rest day
Mon, 15 Dec - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 152/4 (G Giffen 43*, WH Cooper 3*)
Tue, 16 Dec - day 4 - England 2nd innings 67/2 (31 ov) - end of match
 
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