Australia tour of England, 2nd Test: England v Australia at Manchester, Jul 16-18, 1896
The Ashes - 2nd Test
Australia won by 3 wickets
16,17,18 July 1896 (3-day match)
  Australia 1st innings R M 4s 6s
FA Iredale b Briggs 108 220 16 0
J Darling c †Lilley b Richardson 27 35 0
G Giffen c & b Richardson 80 110 0
GHS Trott* c †Brown b Lilley 53 0
SE Gregory c Stoddart b Briggs 25 0
H Donnan b Richardson 12 0
C Hill c Jackson b Richardson 9 0
H Trumble b Richardson 24 0
JJ Kelly c †Lilley b Richardson 27 0
TR McKibbin not out 28 0
E Jones b Richardson 4 0
Extras (b 6, lb 8, w 1) 15
  Total (all out; 170 overs) 412 (2.90 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  T Richardson 68 23 168 7 2.96
  J Briggs 40 18 99 2 2.97
  FS Jackson 16 6 34 0 2.55
  JT Hearne 28 11 53 0 2.27
  WG Grace 7 3 11 0 1.88
  AE Stoddart 6 2 9 0 1.80
  AFA Lilley 5 1 23 1 5.52
  England 1st innings R 4s 6s
AE Stoddart st †Kelly b Trott 15 0
WG Grace* st †Kelly b Trott 2 0 0
KS Ranjitsinhji c Trott b McKibbin 62 0
R Abel c Trumble b McKibbin 26 0
FS Jackson run out 18 0
JT Brown c †Kelly b Trumble 22 0
AC MacLaren c Trumble b McKibbin 0 0 0
AFA Lilley not out 65 0
J Briggs b Trumble 0 0 0
JT Hearne c Trumble b Giffen 18 0
T Richardson run out 2 0 0
Extras (b 1) 1
  Total (all out; 90 overs) 231 (3.08 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  E Jones 5 2 11 0 2.64
  GHS Trott 10 0 46 2 5.52
  G Giffen 19 3 48 1 3.03
  H Trumble 37 14 80 2 2.59
  TR McKibbin 19 8 45 3 2.84
  England 2nd innings (following on) R M 4s 6s
AE Stoddart b McKibbin 41 0
WG Grace* c Trott b Jones 11 0
KS Ranjitsinhji not out 154 185 23 0
R Abel c McKibbin b Giffen 13 0
FS Jackson c McKibbin b Giffen 1 0 0
JT Brown c Iredale b Jones 19 0
AC MacLaren c Jones b Trumble 15 0
AFA Lilley c Trott b Giffen 19 0
J Briggs st †Kelly b McKibbin 16 0
JT Hearne c †Kelly b McKibbin 9 0
T Richardson c Jones b Trumble 1 0 0
Extras (b 2, lb 3, w 1) 6
  Total (all out; 90.1 overs) 305 (4.05 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  E Jones 17 0 78 2 5.50
  GHS Trott 7 1 17 0 2.91
  G Giffen 16 1 65 3 4.87
  H Trumble 29.1 12 78 2 3.20
  TR McKibbin 21 4 61 3 3.48
  Australia 2nd innings (target: 125 runs) R 4s 6s
FA Iredale b Richardson 11 0
J Darling c †Lilley b Richardson 16 0
G Giffen c Ranjitsinhji b Richardson 6 0
GHS Trott* c †Lilley b Richardson 2 0 0
SE Gregory c Ranjitsinhji b Briggs 33 0
H Donnan c Jackson b Richardson 15 0
C Hill c †Lilley b Richardson 14 0
H Trumble not out 17 0
JJ Kelly not out 8 0
Extras (lb 3) 3
  Total (7 wickets; 84.3 overs) 125 (1.77 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  T Richardson 42.3 16 76 6 2.14
  J Briggs 18 8 24 1 1.60
  JT Hearne 24 13 22 0 1.10

Match details


Balls per over 5
Toss - Australia, who chose to bat
Series - 3-match series level 1-1
Test debut - KS Ranjitsinhji (England)
Umpires - A Chester and J Phillips (Australia)
Close of play
  • Thu, 16 Jul - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 366/8 (JJ Kelly 14*, TR McKibbin 7*)
  • Fri, 17 Jul - day 2 - England 2nd innings 109/4 (KS Ranjitsinhji 41*)
  • Sat, 18 Jul - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 125/7 (84.3 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


General
    • Ranji, the first Indian to play Test cricket, became the second batsman after Grace to score a hundred on debut for England.
    • He was the first to score a hundred before lunch in a Test match; on the third morning he took his overnight score of 41* to 154*, adding 113 runs in 130 minutes.
    • Brown kept wicket when Lilley's leg-breaks were required to break a stand.
    • G Giffen became the first to complete the Test career double of 1,000 runs and 100 wickets.
 
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