The Ashes - 5th Test

Australia v England

England won by 70 runs

England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
JB Hobbs c Ransford b Hordern 32 71 76 3 0 42.10
W Rhodes b Macartney 8 15 15 2 0 53.33
G Gunn st †Carter b Hordern 52 143 165 3 0 31.51
JW Hearne c Macartney b Armstrong 4 26 32 0 0 12.50
FR Foster st †Carter b Hazlitt 15 39 43 2 0 34.88
JWHT Douglas* c Ransford b Hordern 18 71 67 2 0 26.86
FE Woolley not out 133 215 215 12 0 61.86
J Vine b Hordern 36 147 145 5 0 24.82
EJ Smith b Hordern 0 1 2 0 0 0.00
SF Barnes c Hordern b Hazlitt 5 9 13 1 0 38.46
JW Hitch c Hill b Hazlitt 4 8 6 0 66.66
Extras (b 10, lb 4, w 1, nb 2) 17
Total (all out; 129 overs) 324 (2.51 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-15 (Rhodes), 2-69 (Hobbs), 3-83 (Hearne), 4-114 (Foster), 5-125 (Gunn), 6-162 (Douglas), 7-305 (Vine), 8-305 (Smith), 9-312 (Barnes), 10-324 (Hitch)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JW McLaren 16 2 47 0 2.93
CG Macartney 12 3 26 1 2.16
HV Hordern 37 8 95 5 2.56
GR Hazlitt 31 6 75 3 2.41
WW Armstrong 25 8 42 1 1.68
RB Minnett 8 1 22 0 2.75
Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
VT Trumper c Woolley b Barnes 5 14 11 0 0 45.45
SE Gregory c Gunn b Douglas 32 85 89 1 0 35.95
C Hill* c †Smith b Hitch 20 40 34 2 0 58.82
WW Armstrong lbw b Barnes 33 84 64 2 0 51.56
RB Minnett c Douglas b Hitch 0 2 6 0 0 0.00
VS Ransford c Hitch b Foster 29 53 53 3 0 54.71
H Carter c sub b Barnes 11 26 25 1 0 44.00
CG Macartney c & b Woolley 26 35 33 3 0 78.78
HV Hordern b Woolley 0 13 7 0 0 0.00
GR Hazlitt run out 1 4 1 0 0 100.00
JW McLaren not out 0 4 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 14, lb 2, w 2, nb 1) 19
Total (all out; 53 overs) 176 (3.32 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-17 (Trumper), 2-59 (Hill), 3-81 (Gregory), 4-82 (Minnett), 5-133 (Armstrong), 6-133 (Ransford), 7-171 (Macartney), 8-175 (Hordern), 9-176 (Carter), 10-176 (Hazlitt)
Bowling O M R W Econ
FR Foster 16 0 55 1 3.43
SF Barnes 19 2 56 3 2.94
JW Hitch 9 0 31 2 3.44
JWHT Douglas 7 0 14 1 2.00
FE Woolley 2 1 1 2 0.50
England 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
JB Hobbs c Hazlitt b Hordern 45 56 65 6 0 69.23
W Rhodes lbw b Armstrong 30 61 61 2 0 49.18
G Gunn b Hordern 61 121 131 6 0 46.56
JW Hearne b Hordern 18 28 29 3 0 62.06
FR Foster b McLaren 4 9 14 1 0 28.57
JWHT Douglas* b Armstrong 8 31 25 0 0 32.00
FE Woolley c Armstrong b Hazlitt 11 30 25 1 0 44.00
J Vine not out 6 46 38 0 0 15.78
EJ Smith b Hordern 13 15 22 2 0 59.09
SF Barnes b Hordern 4 14 12 0 0 33.33
JW Hitch c Ransford b Armstrong 4 4 7 0 0 57.14
Extras (b 8, nb 2) 10
Total (all out; 70.3 overs) 214 (3.03 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-76 (Hobbs), 2-76 (Rhodes), 3-105 (Hearne), 4-110 (Foster), 5-146 (Douglas), 6-178 (Woolley), 7-186 (Gunn), 8-201 (Smith), 9-209 (Barnes), 10-214 (Hitch)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JW McLaren 8 1 23 1 2.87
CG Macartney 7 0 28 0 4.00
HV Hordern 25 5 66 5 2.64
GR Hazlitt 12 2 52 1 4.33
WW Armstrong 17.3 7 35 3 2.00
RB Minnett 1 1 0 0 0.00
Australia 2nd innings (target: 363 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
VT Trumper c Woolley b Barnes 50 121 118 4 0 42.37
SE Gregory c †Smith b Barnes 40 76 85 4 0 47.05
C Hill* b Foster 8 25 33 0 0 24.24
WW Armstrong b Barnes 33 115 109 2 0 30.27
RB Minnett c Woolley b Barnes 61 130 132 9 0 46.21
VS Ransford b Woolley 9 15 15 2 0 60.00
CG Macartney c Woolley b Foster 27 56 67 4 0 40.29
H Carter c Woolley b Foster 23 45 46 3 0 50.00
HV Hordern run out 4 5 2 0 0 200.00
GR Hazlitt c Rhodes b Foster 4 7 9 0 0 44.44
JW McLaren not out 0 4 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 22, lb 8, w 1, nb 2) 33
Total (all out; 102.1 overs) 292 (2.85 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-88 (Gregory), 2-101 (Hill), 3-117 (Trumper), 4-209 (Armstrong), 5-220 (Ransford), 6-231 (Minnett), 7-278 (Macartney), 8-287 (Carter), 9-287 (Hordern), 10-292 (Hazlitt)
Bowling O M R W Econ
FR Foster 30.1 7 43 4 1.42
SF Barnes 39 12 106 4 2.71
JW Hitch 6 1 23 0 3.83
JWHT Douglas 9 0 34 0 3.77
FE Woolley 16 5 36 1 2.25
W Rhodes 2 0 17 0 8.50
Match details
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series England won the 5-match series 4-1
Test debut JW McLaren (Australia)
Umpires RM Crockett and AC Jones
Close of play
Fri, 23 Feb - day 1 - England 1st innings 204/6 (FE Woolley 62*, J Vine 8*)
Sat, 24 Feb - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 133/5 (VS Ransford 28*, H Carter 0*)
Sun, 25 Feb - rest day
Mon, 26 Feb - day 3 - no play
Tue, 27 Feb - day 4 - England 2nd innings 209/9 (J Vine 5*)
Wed, 28 Feb - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 193/3 (WW Armstrong 23*, RB Minnett 49*)
Thu, 29 Feb - day 6 - no play
Fri, 1 Mar - day 7 - Australia 2nd innings 292 (102.1 ov) - end of match
 
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Series Results
Australia v England at Sydney - Feb 23-Mar 1, 1912
England won by 70 runs
Australia v England at Melbourne - Feb 9-13, 1912
England won by an innings and 225 runs
Australia v England at Adelaide - Jan 12-17, 1912
England won by 7 wickets
Australia v England at Melbourne - Dec 30, 1911 - Jan 3, 1912
England won by 8 wickets
Australia v England at Sydney - Dec 15-21, 1911
Australia won by 146 runs
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