The Ashes - 1st Test

Australia v England

Australia won by 377 runs

Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
CG Macartney b Waddington 19 41 41 1 0 46.34
HL Collins run out 70 144 175 8 0 40.00
W Bardsley c †Strudwick b Hearne 22 40 41 1 0 53.65
C Kelleway run out 33 73 92 4 0 35.86
WW Armstrong* st †Strudwick b Woolley 12 37 43 0 0 27.90
JM Gregory c †Strudwick b Woolley 8 21 23 1 0 34.78
JM Taylor lbw b Hearne 34 90 93 2 0 36.55
CE Pellew c Hendren b Hearne 36 81 77 3 0 46.75
J Ryder run out 5 21 27 0 0 18.51
WAS Oldfield c Hobbs b Parkin 7 37 40 1 0 17.50
AA Mailey not out 10 28 35 1 0 28.57
Extras (b 4, lb 6, nb 1) 11
Total (all out; 114.5 overs) 267 (2.32 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-40 (Macartney), 2-80 (Bardsley), 3-140 (Collins), 4-162 (Kelleway), 5-173 (Armstrong), 6-176 (Gregory), 7-244 (Taylor), 8-249 (Pellew), 9-250 (Ryder), 10-267 (Oldfield)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JW Hitch 10 0 37 0 3.70
A Waddington 18 3 35 1 1.94
CH Parkin 26.5 5 58 1 2.16
JW Hearne 34 8 77 3 2.26
FE Woolley 23 7 35 2 1.52
JWHT Douglas 3 0 14 0 4.66
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
CAG Russell b Kelleway 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
JB Hobbs b Gregory 49 62 65 4 0 75.38
JW Hearne c Gregory b Mailey 14 45 51 0 0 27.45
EH Hendren c Gregory b Ryder 28 68 66 3 0 42.42
FE Woolley c Mailey b Ryder 52 61 49 6 0 106.12
JWHT Douglas* st †Oldfield b Mailey 21 53 47 2 0 44.68
W Rhodes c Gregory b Mailey 3 21 27 0 0 11.11
JW Hitch c Kelleway b Gregory 3 8 15 0 0 20.00
A Waddington run out 7 20 13 1 0 53.84
CH Parkin not out 4 14 9 1 0 44.44
H Strudwick lbw b Gregory 2 7 12 0 0 16.66
Extras (b 3, lb 4) 7
Total (all out; 59.1 overs) 190 (3.21 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-0 (Russell), 2-50 (Hearne), 3-70 (Hobbs), 4-144 (Hendren), 5-145 (Woolley), 6-158 (Rhodes), 7-165 (Hitch), 8-180 (Douglas), 9-188 (Waddington), 10-190 (Strudwick)
Bowling O M R W Econ
C Kelleway 6 2 10 1 1.66
JM Gregory 23.1 3 56 3 2.41
AA Mailey 23 4 95 3 4.13
J Ryder 6 1 20 2 3.33
WW Armstrong 1 0 2 0 2.00
Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
HL Collins c Waddington b Douglas 104 219 278 11 0 37.41
W Bardsley b Hearne 57 123 114 4 0 50.00
CG Macartney b Douglas 69 104 107 9 0 64.48
JM Taylor c Woolley b Parkin 51 104 110 6 0 46.36
CE Pellew lbw b Woolley 16 40 35 2 0 45.71
C Kelleway c Russell b Woolley 78 207 232 2 0 33.62
WW Armstrong* b Parkin 158 205 209 17 0 75.59
J Ryder run out 6 14 20 0 0 30.00
JM Gregory run out 0 5 5 0 0 0.00
WAS Oldfield c †Strudwick b Parkin 16 40 40 2 0 40.00
AA Mailey not out 0 5 5 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 17, lb 7, nb 2) 26
Total (all out; 192.3 overs) 581 (3.01 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-123 (Bardsley), 2-234 (Collins), 3-241 (Macartney), 4-282 (Pellew), 5-332 (Taylor), 6-519 (Kelleway), 7-536 (Ryder), 8-540 (Gregory), 9-578 (Armstrong), 10-581 (Oldfield)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JW Hitch 8 0 40 0 5.00
A Waddington 23 4 53 0 2.30
CH Parkin 35.3 5 102 3 2.87
JW Hearne 42 7 124 1 2.95
JWHT Douglas 26 3 79 2 3.03
FE Woolley 36 11 90 2 2.50
W Rhodes 22 2 67 0 3.04
England 2nd innings (target: 659 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
JB Hobbs lbw b Armstrong 59 107 135 2 1 43.70
CAG Russell c †Oldfield b Gregory 5 3 7 1 0 71.42
JW Hearne b Gregory 57 161 176 4 0 32.38
EH Hendren b Kelleway 56 125 110 6 0 50.90
FE Woolley st †Oldfield b Mailey 16 21 21 2 0 76.19
JWHT Douglas* c Armstrong b Mailey 7 3 4 1 0 175.00
W Rhodes c Ryder b Mailey 45 98 100 4 0 45.00
JW Hitch c Taylor b Gregory 19 26 26 2 0 73.07
A Waddington b Kelleway 3 10 13 0 0 23.07
CH Parkin b Kelleway 4 13 8 0 0 50.00
H Strudwick not out 1 4 8 0 0 12.50
Extras (b 6, lb 3) 9
Total (all out; 102.5 overs) 281 (2.73 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-5 (Russell), 2-105 (Hobbs), 3-149 (Hearne), 4-170 (Woolley), 5-178 (Douglas), 6-231 (Hendren), 7-264 (Hitch), 8-271 (Waddington), 9-279 (Rhodes), 10-281 (Parkin)
Bowling O M R W Econ
C Kelleway 15.5 3 45 3 2.84
JM Gregory 33 6 70 3 2.12
AA Mailey 24 2 105 3 4.37
J Ryder 17 6 24 0 1.41
WW Armstrong 10 0 21 1 2.10
CG Macartney 3 0 7 0 2.33
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series Australia led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debuts HL Collins, JM Gregory, AA Mailey, WAS Oldfield, CE Pellew, J Ryder and JM Taylor (Australia); EH Hendren, CH Parkin, CAG Russell and A Waddington (England)
Umpires RM Crockett and AC Jones
Close of play
Fri, 17 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 250/8 (J Ryder 5*, WAS Oldfield 0*)
Sat, 18 Dec - day 2 - Australia 2nd innings 46/0 (HL Collins 17*, W Bardsley 23*)
Sun, 19 Dec - rest day
Mon, 20 Dec - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 332/5 (C Kelleway 23*)
Tue, 21 Dec - day 4 - England 2nd innings 47/1 (JB Hobbs 18*, JW Hearne 23*)
Wed, 22 Dec - day 5 - England 2nd innings 281 (102.5 ov) - end of match
 
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