The Ashes - 1st Test

Australia v England

England won by 13 runs

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)
Fall of wickets 1-11 (Bates), 2-11 (Barnes), 3-13 (Shrewsbury), 4-13 (Barlow), 5-13 (Gunn), 6-17 (Scotton), 7-21 (Read), 8-29 (Briggs), 9-41 (Flowers), 10-45 (Lohmann)
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)
Fall of wickets 1-8 (Blackham), 2-18 (McDonnell), 3-64 (Jones), 4-67 (Turner), 5-86 (Moses), 6-95 (McShane), 7-96 (Midwinter), 8-116 (Garrett), 9-118 (Spofforth), 10-119 (Ferris)
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)
Fall of wickets 1-31 (Bates), 2-80 (Shrewsbury), 3-92 (Barlow), 4-92 (Read), 5-98 (Barnes), 6-99 (Gunn), 7-103 (Lohmann), 8-128 (Scotton), 9-153 (Briggs), 10-184 (Flowers)
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)
Fall of wickets 1-4 (McDonnell), 2-5 (Blackham), 3-29 (Jones), 4-38 (Turner), 5-58 (Bannerman), 6-61 (McShane), 7-80 (Moses), 8-83 (Midwinter), 9-95 (Garrett), 10-97 (Spofforth)
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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Series Results
Australia v England at Sydney - Feb 25-Mar 1, 1887
England won by 71 runs
Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 28-31, 1887
England won by 13 runs
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