Australia tour of England, 1884 / Scorecard

The Ashes - 3rd Test

England v Australia

Match drawn

Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
AC Bannerman c Read b Peate 4 8 1 0 50.00
PS McDonnell c Ulyett b Peate 103 168 14 0 61.30
WL Murdoch* c Peate b Barnes 211 490 525 24 0 40.19
HJH Scott c †Lyttelton b Barnes 102 210 216 15 0 47.22
G Giffen c Steel b Ulyett 32 94 2 0 34.04
GJ Bonnor c Read b Grace 8 29 0 0 27.58
WE Midwinter c †Grace b Lyttelton 30 94 4 0 31.91
JM Blackham lbw b Lyttelton 31 65 3 0 47.69
GE Palmer not out 8 31 0 0 25.80
FR Spofforth b Lyttelton 4 9 1 0 44.44
HF Boyle c Harris b Lyttelton 1 5 0 0 20.00
Extras (b 7, lb 10) 17
Total (all out; 311 overs) 551 (2.65 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-15 (Bannerman), 2-158 (McDonnell), 3-365 (Scott), 4-432 (Giffen), 5-454 (Bonnor), 6-494 (Murdoch), 7-532 (Midwinter), 8-545 (Blackham), 9-549 (Spofforth), 10-551 (Boyle)
Bowling O M R W Econ
E Peate 63 25 99 2 2.35
G Ulyett 56 24 96 1 2.57
AG Steel 34 7 71 0 3.13
W Barnes 52 25 81 2 2.33
RG Barlow 50 22 72 0 2.16
WG Grace 24 14 23 1 1.43
WW Read 7 0 36 0 7.71
WH Scotton 5 1 20 0 6.00
Lord Harris 5 1 15 0 4.50
Hon.A Lyttelton 12 5 19 4 2.37
A Shrewsbury snr 3 2 2 0 1.00
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
WG Grace run out 19 32 3 0 59.37
WH Scotton c Scott b Giffen 90 340 375 9 0 24.00
W Barnes c Midwinter b Spofforth 19 31 2 0 61.29
A Shrewsbury snr c †Blackham b Midwinter 10 33 2 0 30.30
AG Steel lbw b Palmer 31 73 3 0 42.46
G Ulyett c Bannerman b Palmer 10 31 0 0 32.25
RG Barlow c Murdoch b Palmer 0 1 0 0 0.00
Lord Harris* lbw b Palmer 14 35 1 0 40.00
Hon.A Lyttelton b Spofforth 8 27 0 0 29.62
WW Read b Boyle 117 120 155 20 0 75.48
E Peate not out 4 2 1 0 200.00
Extras (b 8, lb 7, w 6, nb 3) 24
Total (all out; 198 overs) 346 (2.62 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-32 (Grace), 2-60 (Barnes), 3-75 (Shrewsbury), 4-120 (Steel), 5-136 (Ulyett), 6-136 (Barlow), 7-160 (Harris), 8-181 (Lyttelton), 9-332 (Scotton), 10-346 (Read)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GJ Bonnor 13 4 33 0 3.80
GE Palmer 54 19 90 4 2.50
FR Spofforth 58 31 81 2 2.09
HF Boyle 13 7 24 1 2.76
WE Midwinter 31 16 41 1 1.98
G Giffen 26 13 36 1 2.07
HJH Scott 3 0 17 0 8.50
England 2nd innings (following on) R B 4s 6s SR
RG Barlow not out 21 46 2 0 45.65
Hon.A Lyttelton b Boyle 17 13 1 0 130.76
A Shrewsbury snr c Scott b Giffen 37 33 8 0 112.12
Lord Harris* not out 6 12 0 0 50.00
Extras (b 3, lb 1) 4
Total (2 wickets; 26 overs) 85 (4.90 runs per 6 balls)
Did not bat WG Grace, WH Scotton, W Barnes, AG Steel, G Ulyett, WW Read, E Peate
Fall of wickets 1-22 (Lyttelton), 2-73 (Shrewsbury)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GE Palmer 2 1 2 0 1.50
FR Spofforth 6 2 14 0 3.50
HF Boyle 8 1 32 1 6.00
WE Midwinter 3 0 15 0 7.50
G Giffen 7 1 18 1 3.85
Match details
Balls per over 4
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series England won the 3-match series 1-0
Umpires FH Farrands and CK Pullin
Close of play
Mon, 11 Aug - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 363/2 (WL Murdoch 145*, HJH Scott 101*)
Tue, 12 Aug - day 2 - England 1st innings 71/2 (WH Scotton 21*, A Shrewsbury snr 6*)
Wed, 13 Aug - day 3 - England 2nd innings 85/2 (26 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • WL Murdoch scored the first double-century in Test cricket. His stand with Scott of 207 was a Test record for any wicket.
  • WW Read reached his hundred in 113 minutes with 36 scoring strokes.
  • For the first time in Test cricket all eleven players bowled during Australia's innings, Grace keeping wicket while Lyttelton took four wickets with lobs.
  • Declarations were not permitted until 1889.
 
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Series Results
England v Australia at The Oval - Aug 11-13, 1884
Match drawn
England v Australia at Lord's - Jul 21-23, 1884
England won by an innings and 5 runs
England v Australia at Manchester - Jul 10-12, 1884
Match drawn
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