England tour of Australia, 1897/98 / Scorecard

The Ashes - 5th Test

Australia v England

Australia won by 6 wickets

England 1st innings R M 4s 6s
AC MacLaren* b Trott 65 113 8 0
E Wainwright c Hill b Trumble 49 117 0
KS Ranjitsinhji c Gregory b Trott 2 6 0 0
TW Hayward b Jones 47 95 5 0
W Storer b Jones 44 108 4 0
NF Druce lbw b Noble 64 114 10 0
GH Hirst b Jones 44 80 3 0
JR Mason c Howell b Jones 7 10 0
J Briggs b Jones 0 10 0 0
JT Hearne not out 2 5 0 0
T Richardson b Jones 1 1 0 0
Extras (b 2, lb 5, w 2, nb 1) 10
Total (all out; 129.2 overs) 335 (2.59 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-111 (MacLaren), 2-117 (Wainwright), 3-119 (Ranjitsinhji), 4-197 (Hayward), 5-230 (Storer), 6-308 (Hirst), 7-318 (Mason), 8-324 (Briggs), 9-334 (Druce), 10-335 (Richardson)
Bowling O M R W Econ
MA Noble 26 6 57 1 2.19
WP Howell 17 6 40 0 2.35
H Trumble 26 4 67 1 2.57
E Jones 26.2 3 82 6 3.11
GHS Trott 23 6 56 2 2.43
CE McLeod 11 4 23 0 2.09
Australia 1st innings R M 4s 6s
CE McLeod b Richardson 64 163 8 0
J Darling c Mason b Briggs 14 40 0
C Hill b Richardson 8 10 0
J Worrall c Ranjitsinhji b Richardson 26 65 0
SE Gregory c †Storer b Richardson 21 22 0
MA Noble c †Storer b Richardson 31 75 0
GHS Trott* c Ranjitsinhji b Hearne 18 55 0
H Trumble b Richardson 12 0
JJ Kelly not out 27 60 0
WP Howell c MacLaren b Richardson 10 0
E Jones c †Storer b Richardson 1 0 0
Extras (b 5, w 1, nb 1) 7
Total (all out; 100.1 overs) 239 (2.38 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-36 (Darling), 2-45 (Hill), 3-99 (Worrall), 4-132 (Gregory), 5-137 (McLeod), 6-188 (Trott), 7-188 (Noble), 8-221 (Trumble), 9-232 (Howell), 10-239 (Jones)
Bowling O M R W Econ
T Richardson 36.1 7 94 8 2.59
J Briggs 17 4 39 1 2.29
JT Hearne 21 9 40 1 1.90
W Storer 5 1 13 0 2.60
JR Mason 13 7 20 0 1.53
TW Hayward 4 0 12 0 3.00
GH Hirst 4 1 14 0 3.50
England 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
AC MacLaren* c Darling b Jones 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
E Wainwright b Noble 6 25 0
KS Ranjitsinhji lbw b Jones 12 58 0
TW Hayward c Worrall b Trumble 43 105 0
W Storer c Gregory b Trumble 31 65 0
NF Druce c Howell b Trumble 18 25 0
GH Hirst c Trott b Jones 7 30 0 1
JR Mason b Trumble 11 30 0
J Briggs b Howell 29 45 0
JT Hearne not out 3 25 0 0
T Richardson b Howell 6 5 0
Extras (lb 12) 12
Total (all out; 78.1 overs) 178 (2.27 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-0 (MacLaren), 2-16 (Wainwright), 3-30 (Ranjitsinhji), 4-99 (Storer), 5-104 (Hayward), 6-121 (Druce), 7-137 (Hirst), 8-148 (Mason), 9-172 (Briggs), 10-178 (Richardson)
Bowling O M R W Econ
MA Noble 15 4 34 1 2.26
WP Howell 6.1 0 22 2 3.56
H Trumble 24 7 37 4 1.54
E Jones 26 3 61 3 2.34
GHS Trott 7 1 12 0 1.71
Australia 2nd innings (target: 275 runs) R M 4s 6s
CE McLeod b Hearne 4 10 0 0
J Darling c Wainwright b Richardson 160 171 30 0
C Hill b Richardson 2 10 0 0
J Worrall c Hirst b Hayward 62 121 9 0
SE Gregory not out 22 45 0
MA Noble not out 15 17 0
Extras (b 6, w 1, nb 4) 11
Total (4 wickets; 62.4 overs) 276 (4.40 runs per over)
Did not bat GHS Trott*, H Trumble, JJ Kelly, WP Howell, E Jones
Fall of wickets 1-23 (McLeod), 2-40 (Hill), 3-233 (Worrall), 4-252 (Darling)
Bowling O M R W Econ
T Richardson 21.4 1 110 2 5.07
J Briggs 5 1 25 0 5.00
JT Hearne 15 5 52 1 3.46
JR Mason 11 1 27 0 2.45
TW Hayward 3 0 18 1 6.00
GH Hirst 7 0 33 0 4.71
Match details
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series Australia won the 5-match series 4-1
Umpires C Bannerman and J Phillips
Close of play
Sat, 26 Feb - day 1 - England 1st innings 301/5 (NF Druce 43*, GH Hirst 43*)
Sun, 27 Feb - rest day
Mon, 28 Feb - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 184/5 (MA Noble 31*, GHS Trott 14*)
Tue, 1 Mar - day 3 - England 2nd innings 172/9 (JT Hearne 3*)
Wed, 2 Mar - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 276/4 (62.4 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • Darling's hundred took only 91 minutes.
  • Tom Richardson ended his Test career by returning his best analysis. His 88 wickets in only 14 matches included 11 instances of five or more in an innings.
  • Darling was the first batsman to score three hundreds in the same Test rubber and the first to aggregate 500 runs in one.
 
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