The Ashes - 1st Test

Australia v England

Australia won by 2 wickets

England 1st innings R M 4s 6s
FL Fane* c Trumper b Cotter 2 11 0 0
RA Young c †Carter b Cotter 13 19 3 0
G Gunn c Hazlitt b Cotter 119 150 20 0
KL Hutchings c & b Armstrong 42 44 5 0
LC Braund b Cotter 30 144 2 0
J Hardstaff snr b Armstrong 12 27 2 0
W Rhodes run out 1 2 0 0
JN Crawford b Armstrong 31 51 5 0
SF Barnes b Cotter 1 11 0 0
C Blythe b Cotter 5 13 1 0
A Fielder not out 1 8 0 0
Extras (b 7, lb 6, w 1, nb 2) 16
Total (all out; 76.5 overs) 273 (3.55 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-11 (Fane), 2-18 (Young), 3-91 (Hutchings), 4-208 (Gunn), 5-221 (Hardstaff), 6-223 (Rhodes), 7-246 (Braund), 8-253 (Barnes), 9-271 (Crawford), 10-273 (Blythe)
Bowling O M R W Econ
A Cotter 21.5 0 101 6 4.62
JV Saunders 11 0 42 0 3.81
GR Hazlitt 9 2 32 0 3.55
WW Armstrong 26 10 63 3 2.42
CG Macartney 3 0 5 0 1.66
MA Noble 6 1 14 0 2.33
Australia 1st innings R M 4s 6s
VT Trumper b Fielder 43 61 6 0
PA McAlister c Hutchings b Barnes 3 4 0 0
C Hill c Gunn b Fielder 87 146 8 0
MA Noble* c Braund b Fielder 37 78 4 0
WW Armstrong c Braund b Fielder 7 28 1 0
VS Ransford c Braund b Rhodes 24 54 2 0
CG Macartney c †Young b Fielder 35 71 4 0
H Carter b Braund 25 58 2 0
GR Hazlitt not out 18 47 1 0
A Cotter b Braund 2 9 0 0
JV Saunders c Braund b Fielder 9 15 1 0
Extras (b 4, lb 2, w 2, nb 2) 10
Total (all out; 91.2 overs) 300 (3.28 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-4 (McAlister), 2-72 (Trumper), 3-164 (Noble), 4-177 (Hill), 5-184 (Armstrong), 6-222 (Ransford), 7-253 (Macartney), 8-277 (Carter), 9-281 (Cotter), 10-300 (Saunders)
Bowling O M R W Econ
A Fielder 30.2 4 82 6 2.70
SF Barnes 22 3 74 1 3.36
C Blythe 12 1 33 0 2.75
LC Braund 17 2 74 2 4.35
JN Crawford 5 1 14 0 2.80
W Rhodes 5 2 13 1 2.60
England 2nd innings R M 4s 6s
W Rhodes c McAlister b Macartney 29 59 2 0
FL Fane* c Noble b Saunders 33 104 1 0
G Gunn c Noble b Cotter 74 167 11 0
KL Hutchings c Armstrong b Saunders 17 20 2 0
J Hardstaff snr b Noble 63 98 10 0
LC Braund not out 32 85 3 0
RA Young b Noble 3 5 0 0
JN Crawford c Hazlitt b Cotter 5 17 0 0
SF Barnes b Saunders 11 28 1 0
C Blythe c Noble b Saunders 15 17 2 0
A Fielder lbw b Armstrong 6 3 1 0
Extras (b 2, w 3, nb 7) 12
Total (all out; 109 overs) 300 (2.75 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-56 (Rhodes), 2-82 (Fane), 3-105 (Hutchings), 4-218 (Hardstaff), 5-223 (Gunn), 6-227 (Young), 7-241 (Crawford), 8-262 (Barnes), 9-293 (Blythe), 10-300 (Fielder)
Bowling O M R W Econ
A Cotter 26 1 101 2 3.88
JV Saunders 23 6 68 4 2.95
GR Hazlitt 4 2 24 0 6.00
WW Armstrong 27 14 33 1 1.22
CG Macartney 14 2 39 1 2.78
MA Noble 15 5 23 2 1.53
Australia 2nd innings (target: 274 runs) R M 4s 6s
VT Trumper b Barnes 3 10 0 0
CG Macartney c Crawford b Fielder 9 48 1 0
C Hill b Fielder 1 4 0 0
MA Noble* b Barnes 27 83 3 0
WW Armstrong b Crawford 44 118 4 0
VS Ransford c & b Blythe 13 24 1 0
PA McAlister b Crawford 41 86 6 0
H Carter c †Young b Fielder 61 77 8 0
A Cotter not out 33 66 1 0
GR Hazlitt not out 34 39 6 0
Extras (b 6, nb 3) 9
Total (8 wickets; 98.3 overs) 275 (2.79 runs per over)
Did not bat JV Saunders
Fall of wickets 1-7 (Trumper), 2-12 (Hill), 3-27 (Macartney), 4-75 (Noble), 5-95 (Ransford), 6-124 (Armstrong), 7-185 (McAlister), 8-219 (Carter)
Bowling O M R W Econ
A Fielder 27.3 4 88 3 3.20
SF Barnes 30 7 63 2 2.10
C Blythe 19 5 55 1 2.89
LC Braund 7 2 14 0 2.00
JN Crawford 8 2 33 2 4.12
W Rhodes 7 3 13 0 1.85
Match details
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series Australia led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debuts H Carter, GR Hazlitt, CG Macartney and VS Ransford (Australia); G Gunn, J Hardstaff snr, KL Hutchings and RA Young (England)
Umpires RM Crockett and W Hannah
Close of play
Fri, 13 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 50/1 (VT Trumper 31*, C Hill 16*)
Sat, 14 Dec - day 2 - England 2nd innings 19/0 (W Rhodes 10*, FL Fane 8*)
Sun, 15 Dec - rest day
Mon, 16 Dec - day 3 - England 2nd innings 293/9 (LC Braund 31*)
Tue, 17 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 63/3 (MA Noble 27*, WW Armstrong 17*)
Wed, 18 Dec - day 5 - no play
Thu, 19 Dec - day 6 - Australia 2nd innings 275/8 (98.3 ov) - end of match
 
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