The Ashes - 1st Test

England v Australia

England won by 10 wickets

Australia 1st innings R 4s 6s
A Cotter c Hirst b Blythe 2 0 0
W Bardsley c MacLaren b Hirst 2 0 0
WW Armstrong b Hirst 24 0
VT Trumper c Hirst b Blythe 10 0
MA Noble* c Jessop b Blythe 15 0
SE Gregory c Rhodes b Blythe 0 0 0
VS Ransford b Hirst 1 0 0
CG Macartney c MacLaren b Blythe 10 0
H Carter lbw b Hirst 0 0 0
JDA O'Connor lbw b Blythe 8 0
WJ Whitty not out 0 0 0
Extras (lb 1, nb 1) 2
Total (all out; 46 overs) 74 (1.60 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-5 (Cotter), 2-7 (Bardsley), 3-30 (Trumper), 4-46 (Armstrong), 5-47 (Gregory), 6-52 (Ransford), 7-58 (Noble), 8-59 (Carter), 9-71 (O'Connor), 10-74 (Macartney)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GH Hirst 23 8 28 4 1.21
C Blythe 23 6 44 6 1.91
England 1st innings R B 4s 6s SR
AC MacLaren* b Macartney 5 0
JB Hobbs lbw b Macartney 0 1 0 0 0.00
JT Tyldesley b O'Connor 24 0
CB Fry b Macartney 0 1 0 0 0.00
AO Jones c †Carter b Armstrong 28 0
GH Hirst lbw b Armstrong 15 0
GL Jessop b Armstrong 22 0
W Rhodes not out 15 0
AFA Lilley c Ransford b Armstrong 0 0 0
GJ Thompson run out 6 0
C Blythe c Macartney b Armstrong 1 0 0
Extras (b 4, lb 1) 5
Total (all out; 55.3 overs) 121 (2.18 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-0 (Hobbs), 2-13 (MacLaren), 3-13 (Fry), 4-61 (Jones), 5-61 (Tyldesley), 6-90 (Jessop), 7-103 (Hirst), 8-107 (Lilley), 9-116 (Thompson), 10-121 (Blythe)
Bowling O M R W Econ
WJ Whitty 17 5 43 0 2.52
CG Macartney 17 6 21 3 1.23
MA Noble 1 0 2 0 2.00
JDA O'Connor 5 2 23 1 4.60
WW Armstrong 15.3 7 27 5 1.74
Australia 2nd innings R 4s 6s
MA Noble* c Jones b Hirst 11 0
CG Macartney lbw b Blythe 1 0 0
SE Gregory c Thompson b Blythe 43 0
VS Ransford b Blythe 43 0
VT Trumper c Rhodes b Hirst 1 0 0
W Bardsley c Thompson b Blythe 6 0
WW Armstrong c Jessop b Blythe 0 0 0
H Carter c Hobbs b Hirst 1 0 0
A Cotter c Tyldesley b Hirst 15 1
JDA O'Connor c †Lilley b Hirst 13 0
WJ Whitty not out 9 0
Extras (b 7, lb 1) 8
Total (all out; 52.5 overs) 151 (2.85 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-4 (Macartney), 2-16 (Noble), 3-97 (Gregory), 4-99 (Trumper), 5-103 (Ransford), 6-103 (Armstrong), 7-106 (Carter), 8-123 (Bardsley), 9-125 (Cotter), 10-151 (O'Connor)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GH Hirst 23.5 4 58 5 2.43
C Blythe 24 3 58 5 2.41
GJ Thompson 4 0 19 0 4.75
W Rhodes 1 0 8 0 8.00
England 2nd innings (target: 105 runs) R 6s
JB Hobbs not out 62 0
CB Fry not out 35 0
Extras (b 5, lb 3) 8
Total (0 wickets; 32.2 overs) 105 (3.24 runs per over)
Did not bat AC MacLaren*, JT Tyldesley, AO Jones, GH Hirst, GL Jessop, W Rhodes, AFA Lilley, GJ Thompson, C Blythe
Bowling O M R W Econ
WJ Whitty 5 1 18 0 3.60
CG Macartney 11 2 35 0 3.18
JDA O'Connor 3.2 1 17 0 5.10
WW Armstrong 13 5 27 0 2.07
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series England led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debuts W Bardsley and WJ Whitty (Australia); GJ Thompson (England)
Umpires J Carlin and F Parris
Close of play
Thu, 27 May - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 22/2 (WW Armstrong 10*, VT Trumper 7*)
Fri, 28 May - day 2 - Australia 2nd innings 67/2 (SE Gregory 26*, VS Ransford 28*)
Sat, 29 May - day 3 - England 2nd innings 105/0 (32.2 ov) - end of match
 
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Match drawn
England v Australia at Manchester - Jul 26-28, 1909
Match drawn
England v Australia at Leeds - Jul 1-3, 1909
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England v Australia at Birmingham - May 27-29, 1909
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