Australia tour of England, 2nd Test: England v Australia at Lord's, Jul 21-23, 1884
The Ashes - 2nd Test
England won by an innings and 5 runs
Played at Lord's, London
21,22,23 July 1884 (3-day match)
  Australia 1st innings R 4s 6s
PS McDonnell b Peate 0 0 0
AC Bannerman b Peate 12 0
WL Murdoch* lbw b Peate 10 0
G Giffen b Peate 63 4 0
WE Midwinter b Peate 3 0 0
GJ Bonnor c Grace b Christopherson 25 0
JM Blackham run out 0 0 0
HJH Scott c sub (WL Murdoch) b Steel 75 10 0
GE Palmer c Grace b Peate 7 0
FR Spofforth c Barlow b Grace 0 0 0
HF Boyle not out 26 0
Extras (b 5, lb 3) 8
  Total (all out; 105.2 overs) 229 (3.25 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  E Peate 40 14 85 6 3.18
  RG Barlow 20 6 44 0 3.30
  G Ulyett 11 3 21 0 2.86
  S Christopherson 26 10 52 1 3.00
  WG Grace 7 4 13 1 2.78
  AG Steel 1.2 0 6 1 6.00
  England 1st innings R M 4s 6s
WG Grace c Bonnor b Palmer 14 0
AP Lucas c Bonnor b Palmer 28 0
A Shrewsbury snr st †Blackham b Giffen 27 0
G Ulyett b Palmer 32 0
AG Steel b Palmer 148 230 13 0
Lord Harris* b Spofforth 4 0
RG Barlow c Palmer b Bonnor 38 90 0
WW Read b Palmer 12 0
Hon.A Lyttelton b Palmer 31 0
E Peate not out 8 0
S Christopherson c Bonnor b Spofforth 17 0
Extras (b 15, lb 5) 20
  Total (all out; 184.1 overs) 379 (3.08 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  FR Spofforth 55.1 19 112 2 3.04
  GE Palmer 75 26 111 6 2.22
  G Giffen 22 4 68 1 4.63
  HF Boyle 11 3 16 0 2.18
  GJ Bonnor 8 1 23 1 4.31
  WE Midwinter 13 2 29 0 3.34
  Australia 2nd innings R 4s 6s
PS McDonnell b Steel 20 0
AC Bannerman c & b Ulyett 27 0
WL Murdoch* c Shrewsbury b Ulyett 17 0
G Giffen c Peate b Ulyett 5 0
GJ Bonnor c & b Ulyett 4 0
HJH Scott not out 31 0
WE Midwinter b Ulyett 6 0
JM Blackham retired hurt 0 0 0
GE Palmer b Ulyett 13 0
FR Spofforth c Shrewsbury b Barlow 11 0
HF Boyle b Ulyett 10 0
Extras (b 1) 1
  Total (all out; 94.1 overs) 145 (2.30 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  E Peate 16 4 34 0 3.18
  RG Barlow 21 8 31 1 2.21
  G Ulyett 39.1 23 36 7 1.37
  S Christopherson 8 3 17 0 3.18
  AG Steel 10 2 26 1 3.90

Match details


Balls per over 4
Toss - Australia, who chose to bat
Series - England led the 3-match series 1-0
Test debut - S Christopherson (England)
Umpires - FH Farrands and CK Pullin
Close of play
  • Mon, 21 Jul - day 1 - England 1st innings 90/3 (G Ulyett 18*)
  • Tue, 22 Jul - day 2 - Australia 2nd innings 73/4 (G Giffen 4*)
  • Wed, 23 Jul - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 145 (94.1 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


General
    • Murdoch fielded as a substitute for the opposition and claimed the first sub catch in Test cricket
    • JM Blackham retired hurt at 94/6
 
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