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Fifth Test match

Australia v England 1884-85

1886: Played at MELBOURNE, Saturday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, March 21, 23, 24, 25, 1885

Fourth Test match

Australia v England 1884-85

1886: The very close finish recorded in the previous match between Shaw's team and a picked eleven of Australia, caused an extraordinary amount of interest to be taken in this contest, and there could not have been less than 12,000 spectators on the

Third Test match

Australia v England 1884-85

1886: The eleven which the Englishmen had to meet on this occasion included four members of Murdoch's team - Bannerman, Scott, Bonnor and Spofforth, - and of the remaining seven, five had appeared on English grounds as members of representative teams

Second Test match

Australia v England 1884-85

1886: This, the first of four matches against combined elevens of Australia, was commenced, continued, and ended in perfect cricketing weather, albeit the heat was intense on the third day

First Test match

Australia v England 1884-85

1886: This was the first occasion on which representative teams of England and Australia had met on even terms on the Adelaide Oval, and the contest resulted in an easy victory for Shaw's team by 8 wickets, the Colonists, however, batting one short in

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England in Australia, 1884-85

1886: William Attewell, William Barnes, Wilfrid Flowers, William Henry Scotton, Alfred Shaw, and Arthur Shrewsbury, of Notts; William Bates, John Hunter, Rober Peel, and George Ulyett, of Yorkshire; John Briggs, of Lancashire; James Lillywhite, of Sussex;

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Tour Results
Australia v England at Melbourne - Mar 21-25, 1885
England won by an innings and 98 runs
Australia v England at Sydney - Mar 14-17, 1885
Australia won by 8 wickets
Australia v England at Sydney - Feb 20-24, 1885
Australia won by 6 runs
Australia v England at Melbourne - Jan 1-5, 1885
England won by 10 wickets
Australia v England at Adelaide - Dec 12-16, 1884
England won by 8 wickets
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