Close of Play

  • Thu, 02 Jan - day 1 - Australia 95/3 (AC Bannerman 23*, FR Spofforth 35*)
  • Fri, 03 Jan - day 2 - England 103/6 (FA MacKinnon 5*)
  • Sat, 04 Jan - day 3 - Australia 19/0 (2.3 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

England tour of Australia 1878-79 News

  • A familar tale of riots and betting

    At Sydney in February 1879, pitch invasions, assaults and stories of behind-the-scenes gambling led to the cancallation of what would have been cricket's fourth Test