England tour of Australia, 5th Test: Australia v England at Melbourne, Mar 1-6, 1895
The Ashes - 5th Test
England won by 6 wickets
1,2,4,5,6 March 1895 (timeless match)
  Australia 1st innings R M 4s 6s
GHS Trott b Briggs 42 105 0
W Bruce c MacLaren b Peel 22 32 0
G Giffen* b Peel 57 135 0
FA Iredale b Richardson 8 40 0
SE Gregory c †Philipson b Richardson 70 135 8 0
J Darling c Ford b Peel 74 115 9 0
JJ Lyons c †Philipson b Lockwood 55 70 0
H Graham b Richardson 6 20 0
AE Trott c Lockwood b Peel 10 25 0
AH Jarvis not out 34 55 0
TR McKibbin c Peel b Briggs 23 35 0
Extras (b 3, lb 10) 13
  Total (all out; 148.4 overs) 414 (2.78 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  T Richardson 42 7 138 3 3.28
  R Peel 48 13 114 4 2.37
  WH Lockwood 27 7 72 1 2.66
  J Briggs 23.4 5 46 2 1.94
  W Brockwell 6 1 22 0 3.66
  FGJ Ford 2 0 9 0 4.50
  England 1st innings R M 4s 6s
A Ward b McKibbin 32 120 3 0
W Brockwell st †Jarvis b GHS Trott 5 10 0 0
AE Stoddart* st †Jarvis b GHS Trott 68 95 7 0
JT Brown b AE Trott 30 38 5 0
AC MacLaren hit wicket b GHS Trott 120 220 12 0
R Peel c Gregory b Giffen 73 160 7 0
WH Lockwood c GHS Trott b Giffen 5 0
FGJ Ford c AE Trott b Giffen 11 0
J Briggs c GHS Trott b Giffen 0 0 0
H Philipson not out 10 0
T Richardson lbw b GHS Trott 11 0
Extras (b 8, lb 8, w 4) 20
  Total (all out; 133 overs) 385 (2.89 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  G Giffen 45 13 130 4 2.88
  GHS Trott 24 5 71 4 2.95
  AE Trott 30 4 84 1 2.80
  TR McKibbin 29 6 73 1 2.51
  W Bruce 5 1 7 0 1.40
  Australia 2nd innings R M 4s 6s
GHS Trott b Peel 42 110 0
W Bruce c & b Peel 11 40 0
G Giffen* b Richardson 51 180 0
FA Iredale b Richardson 18 60 0
SE Gregory b Richardson 30 75 0
J Darling b Peel 50 120 0
JJ Lyons b Briggs 15 12 0
H Graham lbw b Richardson 10 0
AE Trott b Richardson 0 0 0
AH Jarvis not out 14 0
TR McKibbin c †Philipson b Richardson 13 0
Extras (b 5, lb 6, nb 2) 13
  Total (all out; 123.2 overs) 267 (2.16 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  T Richardson 45.2 7 104 6 2.29
  R Peel 46 16 89 3 1.93
  WH Lockwood 16 7 24 0 1.50
  J Briggs 16 3 37 1 2.31
  England 2nd innings (target: 297 runs) R M 4s 6s
A Ward b GHS Trott 93 207 6 1
W Brockwell c & b Giffen 5 5 0 0
AE Stoddart* lbw b GHS Trott 11 15 0
JT Brown c Giffen b McKibbin 140 145 16 0
AC MacLaren not out 20 45 0
R Peel not out 15 8 0
Extras (b 6, lb 5, w 2, nb 1) 14
  Total (4 wickets; 88.1 overs) 298 (3.37 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  G Giffen 31 4 106 1 3.41
  GHS Trott 20.1 1 63 2 3.12
  AE Trott 19 2 56 0 2.94
  TR McKibbin 14 2 47 1 3.35
  W Bruce 3 1 10 0 3.33
  JJ Lyons 1 0 2 0 2.00

Match details


Toss - Australia, who chose to bat
Series - England won the 5-match series 3-2
Test debut - TR McKibbin (Australia)
Umpires - T Flynn and J Phillips
Close of play
  • Fri, 1 Mar - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 282/4 (SE Gregory 70*, J Darling 72*)
  • Sat, 2 Mar - day 2 - England 1st innings 200/4 (AC MacLaren 40*, R Peel 18*)
  • Sun, 3 Mar - rest day
  • Mon, 4 Mar - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 69/1 (GHS Trott 37*, G Giffen 14*)
  • Tue, 5 Mar - day 4 - England 2nd innings 28/1 (A Ward 6*, AE Stoddart 11*)
  • Wed, 6 Mar - day 5 - England 2nd innings 298/4 (88.1 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


    • JT Brown (140) scored his first fifty in only 28 minutes. His hundred took 95 minutes.
 
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