The Ashes - 2nd Test

Australia v England

England won by 71 runs

England 1st innings R M 4s 6s
A Shrewsbury snr* b Turner 9 36 0 0
W Bates c Ferris b Turner 8 23 0 0
JM Read b Turner 11 41 0 0
W Gunn b Turner 9 19 0 0
RG Barlow c Allen b Ferris 34 163 2 0
GA Lohmann b Ferris 2 7 0 0
WH Scotton b Turner 0 9 0 0
J Briggs b Ferris 17 29 3 0
W Flowers c Allen b Ferris 37 86 3 0
R Wood lbw b Ferris 6 24 0 0
M Sherwin not out 4 4 0 0
Extras (b 9, lb 3, nb 2) 14
Total (all out; 109 overs) 151 (2.07 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-14 (Bates), 2-19 (Shrewsbury), 3-35 (Gunn), 4-38 (Read), 5-43 (Lohmann), 6-50 (Scotton), 7-73 (Briggs), 8-130 (Flowers), 9-145 (Barlow), 10-151 (Wood)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JJ Ferris 45 16 71 5 2.36
CTB Turner 53 29 41 5 1.16
TW Garrett 6 2 12 0 3.00
WE Midwinter 3 1 2 0 1.00
JJ Lyons 2 0 11 0 8.25
Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
JJ Lyons b Lohmann 11 26 32 1 0 34.37
WF Giffen b Lohmann 2 22 18 0 0 11.11
RC Allen b Lohmann 14 39 38 2 0 36.84
H Moses b Flowers 28 73 78 1 0 35.89
PS McDonnell* c Gunn b Lohmann 10 8 9 2 0 111.11
WE Midwinter b Lohmann 1 4 4 0 0 25.00
JT Cottam b Lohmann 1 8 6 0 0 16.66
CTB Turner c & b Flowers 9 15 17 1 0 52.94
TW Garrett b Lohmann 1 6 3 0 0 33.33
JJ Ferris b Lohmann 1 7 9 0 0 11.11
FJ Burton not out 0 4 7 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 5, lb 1) 6
Total (all out; 55.1 overs) 84 (2.28 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-12 (Giffen), 2-15 (Lyons), 3-40 (Allen), 4-56 (McDonnell), 5-59 (Midwinter), 6-65 (Cottam), 7-82 (Turner), 8-83 (Moses), 9-83 (Garrett), 10-84 (Ferris)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GA Lohmann 27.1 12 35 8 1.92
J Briggs 20 6 34 0 2.55
W Flowers 8 3 9 2 1.68
England 2nd innings R M 4s 6s
A Shrewsbury snr* b Turner 6 35 1 0
W Bates b Turner 30 63 2 1
RG Barlow not out 42 209 1 0
JM Read st †Burton b Ferris 2 9 0 0
W Gunn c Cottam b Ferris 10 17 1 0
GA Lohmann b Ferris 6 14 0 0
WH Scotton b Ferris 2 28 0 0
J Briggs b Garrett 16 43 0 0
W Flowers b Turner 18 43 1 0
R Wood b Midwinter 0 9 0 0
M Sherwin b Turner 5 17 1 0
Extras (b 12, lb 5) 17
Total (all out; 140.1 overs) 154 (1.64 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-21 (Shrewsbury), 2-42 (Bates), 3-47 (Read), 4-59 (Gunn), 5-73 (Lohmann), 6-77 (Scotton), 7-98 (Briggs), 8-136 (Flowers), 9-137 (Wood), 10-154 (Sherwin)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JJ Ferris 60 33 69 4 1.72
CTB Turner 64.1 33 52 4 1.21
TW Garrett 10 6 7 1 1.05
WE Midwinter 6 3 9 1 2.25
Australia 2nd innings (target: 222 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
PS McDonnell* c Gunn b Lohmann 35 52 2 0
H Moses st †Sherwin b Bates 33 113 1 1
RC Allen c sub (CTB Turner) b Bates 30 116 1 0
JJ Lyons c Gunn b Bates 0 1 3 0 0 0.00
JT Cottam st †Sherwin b Briggs 3 11 0 0
WF Giffen b Briggs 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
WE Midwinter c †Sherwin b Lohmann 4 8 0 0
CTB Turner c Briggs b Bates 9 29 1 0
TW Garrett c †Sherwin b Briggs 20 48 1 0
JJ Ferris run out 2 10 0 0
FJ Burton not out 2 31 0 0
Extras (b 9, lb 3) 12
Total (all out; 110 overs) 150 (2.04 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-51 (McDonnell), 2-86 (Moses), 3-86 (Lyons), 4-95 (Cottam), 5-95 (Giffen), 6-106 (Midwinter), 7-121 (Turner), 8-129 (Allen), 9-135 (Ferris), 10-150 (Garrett)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GA Lohmann 40 16 52 2 1.95
J Briggs 22 9 31 3 2.11
W Flowers 13 5 17 0 1.96
W Bates 26 13 26 4 1.50
RG Barlow 9 2 12 0 2.00
Match details
Balls per over 4
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series England won the 2-match series 2-0
Test debuts RC Allen, FJ Burton, JT Cottam, WF Giffen and JJ Lyons (Australia); R Wood (England)
Umpires C Bannerman and JS Swift
Close of play
Fri, 25 Feb - day 1 - England 1st innings 128/7 (RG Barlow 24*, W Flowers 37*)
Sat, 26 Feb - day 2 - England 2nd innings 73/5 (RG Barlow 10*, WH Scotton 0*)
Sun, 27 Feb - rest day
Mon, 28 Feb - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 101/5 (RC Allen 19*, WE Midwinter 4*)
Tue, 1 Mar - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 150 (110 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • GA Lohmann became the first bowler to take eight wickets in an innings of a Test match.
  • W Gunn both played and deputised as umpire in this match on the final morning when Swift was absent.
  • CTB Turner emulated WL Murdoch and AH Jarvis by holding a catch while substituting for the opposition.
 
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Series Results
Australia v England at Sydney - Feb 25-Mar 1, 1887
England won by 71 runs
Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 28-31, 1887
England won by 13 runs
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