England [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of Australia, 3rd Test: Australia v England at Adelaide, Jan 10-16, 1908
The Ashes - 3rd Test
Australia won by 245 runs
Played at Adelaide Oval
10,11,13,14,15,16 January 1908 (timeless match)
  Australia 1st innings R M 4s 6s
VT Trumper b Fielder 4 10 0 0
MA Noble* c Hutchings b Barnes 15 35 1 0
CG Macartney lbw b Braund 75 153 9 0
PA McAlister c Hutchings b Crawford 28 93 3 0
WW Armstrong c †Humphries b Fielder 17 50 1 0
VS Ransford b Barnes 44 60 6 0
C Hill c †Humphries b Barnes 5 20 0 0
MJ Hartigan b Fielder 48 75 5 0
H Carter lbw b Hutchings 24 47 3 0
JDA O'Connor not out 10 15 0 0
JV Saunders b Fielder 1 12 0 0
Extras (b 3, lb 5, w 3, nb 3) 14
  Total (all out; 94.5 overs) 285 (3.00 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  SF Barnes 27 8 60 3 2.22
  A Fielder 27.5 5 80 4 2.87
  W Rhodes 15 5 35 0 2.33
  JN Crawford 14 0 65 1 4.64
  LC Braund 9 1 26 1 2.88
  KL Hutchings 2 1 5 1 2.50
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
JB Hobbs c †Carter b Saunders 26 69 2 0
FL Fane* run out 48 110 3 0
G Gunn b O'Connor 65 130 3 1
KL Hutchings c & b Macartney 23 29 3 0
LC Braund b Macartney 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
J Hardstaff snr b O'Connor 61 127 9 0
W Rhodes c †Carter b O'Connor 38 87 3 1
JN Crawford b Armstrong 62 115 8 0
SF Barnes c & b Armstrong 12 40 0 0
J Humphries run out 7 60 1 0
A Fielder not out 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 12, lb 2, w 2, nb 5) 21
  Total (all out; 132 overs) 363 (2.75 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  JV Saunders 36 6 83 1 2.30
  CG Macartney 18 3 49 2 2.72
  JDA O'Connor 40 8 110 3 2.75
  MA Noble 18 4 38 0 2.11
  WW Armstrong 18 4 55 2 3.05
  MJ Hartigan 2 0 7 0 3.50
  Australia 2nd innings R M 4s 6s
VT Trumper b Barnes 0 7 0 0
MA Noble* c Gunn b Fielder 65 173 5 0
CG Macartney b Barnes 9 32 1 0
PA McAlister c Hutchings b Crawford 17 49 0 0
WW Armstrong c Hutchings b Braund 34 53 3 0
JDA O'Connor b Crawford 20 75 3 0
VS Ransford c Rhodes b Braund 25 45 4 0
MJ Hartigan c sub b Barnes 116 254 12 0
C Hill c Gunn b Crawford 160 319 18 0
H Carter not out 31 80 3 0
JV Saunders run out 0 8 0 0
Extras (b 20, lb 7, w 2) 29
  Total (all out; 167.5 overs) 506 (3.01 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  SF Barnes 42 9 83 3 1.97
  A Fielder 23 3 81 1 3.52
  W Rhodes 27 9 81 0 3.00
  JN Crawford 45.5 4 113 3 2.46
  LC Braund 23 3 85 2 3.69
  KL Hutchings 7 0 34 0 4.85
  England 2nd innings (target: 429 runs) R M 4s 6s
JB Hobbs not out 23 45 1
FL Fane* b Saunders 0 15 0 0
G Gunn c Trumper b O'Connor 11 25 0 0
KL Hutchings b O'Connor 0 3 0 0
LC Braund c Hartigan b O'Connor 47 160 7 0
J Hardstaff snr c Macartney b Saunders 72 90 7 0
W Rhodes c Armstrong b O'Connor 9 20 1 0
JN Crawford c & b Saunders 7 10 0 0
SF Barnes c McAlister b Saunders 8 0 0
J Humphries b O'Connor 1 0 0
A Fielder c Ransford b Saunders 1 0 0
Extras (b 3, nb 1) 4
  Total (all out; 63.4 overs) 183 (2.87 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  JV Saunders 21.4 4 65 5 3.00
  CG Macartney 4 1 17 0 4.25
  JDA O'Connor 21 6 40 5 1.90
  MA Noble 7 1 14 0 2.00
  WW Armstrong 10 1 43 0 4.30

Match details


Toss - Australia, who chose to bat
Series - Australia led the 5-match series 2-1
Test debuts - MJ Hartigan and JDA O'Connor (Australia)
Umpires - RM Crockett and J Laing
Close of play
  • Fri, 10 Jan - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 279/9 (JDA O'Connor 5*, JV Saunders 1*)
  • Sat, 11 Jan - day 2 - England 1st innings 259/5 (J Hardstaff snr 51*, W Rhodes 34*)
  • Sun, 12 Jan - rest day
  • Mon, 13 Jan - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 133/4 (MA Noble 63*, JDA O'Connor 4*)
  • Tue, 14 Jan - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 397/7 (MJ Hartigan 105*, C Hill 106*)
  • Wed, 15 Jan - day 5 - England 2nd innings 139/5 (LC Braund 41*, JN Crawford 1*)
  • Thu, 16 Jan - day 6 - England 2nd innings 183 (63.4 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


    • JB Hobbs (2) retired hurt on 1* from 1/0 to 146/6
 
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