England tour of Australia, 1897/98 / Scorecard

The Ashes - 2nd Test

Australia v England

Australia won by an innings and 55 runs

Australia 1st innings R M 4s 6s
J Darling c Hirst b Briggs 36 45 5 0
CE McLeod b Storer 112 244 4 0
C Hill c †Storer b Hayward 58 115 1 0
SE Gregory b Briggs 71 136 3 0
FA Iredale c Ranjitsinhji b Hirst 89 167 6 0
GHS Trott* c Wainwright b Briggs 79 193 11 0
MA Noble b Richardson 17 22 2 0
H Trumble c Hirst b Mason 14 19 1 0
JJ Kelly c Richardson b Hearne 19 40 2 0
E Jones run out 7 12 0 0
TR McKibbin not out 2 3 0 0
Extras (b 14, w 1, nb 1) 16
Total (all out; 185 overs) 520 (2.81 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-43 (Darling), 2-167 (Hill), 3-244 (McLeod), 4-310 (Gregory), 5-434 (Iredale), 6-453 (Noble), 7-478 (Trumble), 8-509 (Trott), 9-515 (Kelly), 10-520 (Jones)
Bowling O M R W Econ
T Richardson 48 12 114 1 2.37
GH Hirst 25 1 89 1 3.56
J Briggs 40 10 96 3 2.40
JT Hearne 36 6 94 1 2.61
JR Mason 11 1 33 1 3.00
TW Hayward 9 4 23 1 2.55
W Storer 16 4 55 1 3.43
England 1st innings R M 4s 6s
AC MacLaren* c Trumble b McKibbin 35 83 2 0
JR Mason b McKibbin 3 6 0 0
E Wainwright c Jones b Noble 21 60 2 0
KS Ranjitsinhji b Trumble 71 149 4 0
TW Hayward c Jones b Trott 23 70 1 0
W Storer c †Kelly b Trumble 51 88 6 0
GH Hirst b Jones 0 3 0 0
NF Druce lbw b Trumble 44 88 4 0
JT Hearne b Jones 1 1 0 0
J Briggs not out 46 71 5 0
T Richardson b Trumble 3 4 0 0
Extras (b 10, lb 3, nb 4) 17
Total (all out; 119.5 overs) 315 (2.62 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-10 (Mason), 2-60 (Wainwright), 3-74 (MacLaren), 4-133 (Hayward), 5-203 (Ranjitsinhji), 6-208 (Hirst), 7-223 (Storer), 8-224 (Hearne), 9-311 (Druce), 10-315 (Richardson)
Bowling O M R W Econ
TR McKibbin 28 7 66 2 2.35
H Trumble 26.5 5 54 4 2.01
E Jones 22 5 54 2 2.45
GHS Trott 17 3 49 1 2.88
MA Noble 12 3 31 1 2.58
CE McLeod 14 2 44 0 3.14
England 2nd innings (following on) R M 4s 6s
AC MacLaren* c Trott b Trumble 38 70 2 0
JR Mason b Trumble 3 17 0 0
KS Ranjitsinhji b Noble 27 68 2 0
TW Hayward c Trumble b Noble 33 73 3 0
W Storer c Trumble b Noble 1 5 0 0
GH Hirst lbw b Trumble 3 7 0 0
NF Druce c McLeod b Noble 15 32 1 0
E Wainwright b Noble 11 35 0 0
J Briggs c Trott b Trumble 12 33 2 0
JT Hearne c Jones b Noble 0 4 0 0
T Richardson not out 2 3 0 0
Extras (b 3, lb 1, w 1) 5
Total (all out; 65.4 overs) 150 (2.28 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-10 (Mason), 2-65 (MacLaren), 3-71 (Ranjitsinhji), 4-75 (Storer), 5-80 (Hirst), 6-115 (Druce), 7-123 (Hayward), 8-141 (Wainwright), 9-148 (Hearne), 10-150 (Briggs)
Bowling O M R W Econ
TR McKibbin 4 0 13 0 3.25
H Trumble 30.4 12 53 4 1.72
GHS Trott 7 0 17 0 2.42
MA Noble 17 1 49 6 2.88
CE McLeod 7 2 13 0 1.85
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series 5-match series level 1-1
Test debut MA Noble (Australia)
Umpires C Bannerman and J Phillips
Close of play
Sat, 1 Jan - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 283/3 (SE Gregory 54*, FA Iredale 12*)
Sun, 2 Jan - rest day
Mon, 3 Jan - day 2 - England 1st innings 22/1 (AC MacLaren 9*, E Wainwright 3*)
Tue, 4 Jan - day 3 - England 1st innings 311/8 (NF Druce 44*, J Briggs 45*)
Wed, 5 Jan - day 4 - England 2nd innings 150 (65.4 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • Jones was the first bowler to be no-balled for throwing in a Test match - umpire Phillips called him once.
  • McLeod avenged his unfortunate dismissal in the previous match by making the most of his surprising promotion in the order.
 
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Jan 1, 1898

Spectators watch the Melbourne Test, Australia v England, 2nd Test, Melbourne, 1st day, January 1, 1898

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