England tour of Australia, 1st Test: Australia v England at Sydney, Jan 28-31, 1887
The Ashes - 1st Test
England won by 13 runs
28,29,31 January 1887 (timeless match)
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
W Bates c Midwinter b Ferris 8 13 18 2 0 44.44
A Shrewsbury snr* c McShane b Ferris 2 20 18 0 0 11.11
W Barnes c Spofforth b Turner 0 2 3 0 0 0.00
RG Barlow b Turner 2 6 2 0 0 100.00
JM Read c Spofforth b Ferris 5 20 19 0 0 26.31
W Gunn b Turner 0 5 4 0 0 0.00
WH Scotton c Jones b Turner 1 9 15 0 0 6.66
J Briggs c Midwinter b Turner 5 14 12 0 0 41.66
GA Lohmann c Garrett b Ferris 17 30 36 3 0 47.22
W Flowers b Turner 2 9 11 0 0 18.18
M Sherwin not out 0 6 6 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 2, lb 1) 3
  Total (all out; 35.3 overs) 45 (1.88 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  CTB Turner 18 11 15 6 1.25
  JJ Ferris 17.3 7 27 4 2.28
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
JM Blackham c †Sherwin b Lohmann 4 6 1 0
PS McDonnell* b Barnes 14 24 0 1
H Moses b Barlow 31 125 3 0
SP Jones c Shrewsbury b Bates 31 53 4 0
CTB Turner b Barlow 3 10 0 0
AC Bannerman not out 15 140 1 0
PG McShane lbw b Briggs 5 45 1 0
WE Midwinter c Shrewsbury b Barlow 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
TW Garrett b Lohmann 12 30 1 0
FR Spofforth b Lohmann 2 10 0 0
JJ Ferris c Barlow b Barnes 1 3 0 0
Extras (b 1) 1
  Total (all out; 113.1 overs) 119 (1.57 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  W Barnes 22.1 16 19 2 1.28
  GA Lohmann 21 12 30 3 2.14
  J Briggs 14 5 25 1 2.67
  RG Barlow 35 23 25 3 1.07
  W Bates 21 9 19 1 1.35
  England 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
W Bates b Ferris 24 45 3 0
A Shrewsbury snr* b Ferris 29 125 3 0
W Barnes c Moses b Garrett 32 120 2 0
RG Barlow c Jones b Ferris 4 23 0 0
JM Read b Ferris 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
W Gunn b Turner 4 23 0 0
GA Lohmann lbw b Ferris 3 17 0 0
J Briggs b Spofforth 33 65 4 0
WH Scotton c Spofforth b Garrett 6 21 0 0
W Flowers c McDonnell b Turner 14 65 1 0
M Sherwin not out 21 30 0 0
Extras (b 9, lb 5) 14
  Total (all out; 136.2 overs) 184 (2.02 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  CTB Turner 44.2 22 53 2 1.78
  JJ Ferris 61 30 76 5 1.86
  FR Spofforth 12 3 17 1 2.12
  WE Midwinter 4 1 10 0 3.75
  TW Garrett 12 7 8 2 1.00
  PG McShane 3 0 6 0 3.00
  Australia 2nd innings (target: 111 runs) R M 4s 6s
JM Blackham b Barnes 5 9 0 0
PS McDonnell* lbw b Barnes 0 5 0 0
H Moses c Shrewsbury b Barnes 24 176 0 0
SP Jones c Read b Barnes 18 40 2 0
CTB Turner c & b Barnes 7 22 0 0
AC Bannerman b Lohmann 4 84 0 0
PG McShane b Briggs 0 4 0 0
WE Midwinter lbw b Barnes 10 28 1 0
TW Garrett c Gunn b Lohmann 10 25 0 0
FR Spofforth b Lohmann 5 22 0 0
JJ Ferris not out 0 6 0 0
Extras (b 12, lb 2) 14
  Total (all out; 107 overs) 97 (1.35 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  W Barnes 46 29 28 6 0.91
  GA Lohmann 24 11 20 3 1.25
  J Briggs 7 5 7 1 1.50
  RG Barlow 13 6 20 0 2.30
  W Bates 17 11 8 0 0.70

Match details


Balls per over 4
Toss - Australia, who chose to field
Series - England led the 2-match series 1-0
Test debuts - JJ Ferris, H Moses and CTB Turner (Australia); W Gunn and M Sherwin (England)
Umpires - C Bannerman and H Rawlinson
Close of play
  • Fri, 28 Jan - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 76/4 (H Moses 21*, AC Bannerman 2*)
  • Sat, 29 Jan - day 2 - England 2nd innings 103/7 (J Briggs 0*)
  • Sun, 30 Jan - rest day
  • Mon, 31 Jan - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 97 (107 ov) - end of match
 
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