Result
2nd Test, Melbourne, Dec 30 1911 - Jan 3 1912, England tour of Australia
184 & 299
(67.1 ov, target 219)
265 & 219/2
England won by 8 wickets
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
C Kelleway lbw b Barnes216190012.50
W Bardsley  b Barnes013000.00
C Hill (c) b Barnes418200022.22
WW Armstrong c †Smith b Barnes416130025.00
VT Trumper  b Foster1348442027.08
VS Ransford c †Smith b Hitch4365942066.15
RB Minnett c Hobbs b Barnes21180018.18
HV Hordern not out491261416038.88
A Cotter run out147730200.00
H Carter c †Smith b Douglas2936412080.55
WJ Whitty  b Woolley1431381045.16
Extras(b 5, lb 4, nb 1)10
TOTAL(62.1 Ov, RR: 2.95)184
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Warren Bardsley), 2-5 (Charles Kelleway), 3-8 (Clem Hill), 4-11 (Warwick Armstrong), 5-33 (Victor Trumper), 6-38 (Roy Minnett), 7-80 (Vernon Ransford), 8-97 (Tibby Cotter), 9-140 (Sammy Carter), 10-184 (Bill Whitty)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
FR Foster1625213.2500
SF Barnes2394451.9100
JW Hitch703715.2800
JWHT Douglas1543312.2000
JW Hearne10808.0000
FE Woolley0.10010.0000
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
W Rhodes c Trumper b Cotter611441346042.36
JB Hobbs c †Carter b Cotter61080060.00
JW Hearne c †Carter b Cotter11424322511046.91
G Gunn lbw b Armstrong1032350031.25
CP Mead c Armstrong b Whitty1150490022.00
FR Foster c Hill b Cotter920171045.00
JWHT Douglas (c) b Hordern940560022.50
FE Woolley c Ransford b Hordern2338341060.52
EJ Smith  b Hordern520200025.00
SF Barnes lbw b Hordern1310033.33
JW Hitch not out024000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 10, nb 4)16
TOTAL(98.1 Ov, RR: 2.69)265
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Sir Jack Hobbs), 2-137 (Wilfred Rhodes), 3-174 (George Gunn), 4-213 (Phil Mead), 5-224 ('Young Jack' Hearne), 6-227 (Frank Foster), 7-258 (Frank Woolley), 8-260 (Johnny Douglas), 9-262 (Sydney Barnes), 10-265 (Tiger Smith)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
A Cotter2127343.4700
WJ Whitty1924712.4700
HV Hordern23.116642.8400
C Kelleway1572701.8000
WW Armstrong1562011.3300
RB Minnett501603.2000
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
C Kelleway c Gunn b Foster1337301035.13
W Bardsley run out1634451047.05
C Hill (c)c Gunn b Barnes01617000.00
WW Armstrong  b Foster9016014814056.25
VT Trumper  b Barnes2690033.33
VS Ransford c †Smith b Foster32941023034.04
HV Hordern c Mead b Foster3165854047.69
RB Minnett  b Foster3467503050.74
A Cotter c Hobbs b Foster41404251102.50
H Carter  b Barnes1636411044.44
WJ Whitty not out013000.00
Extras(b 14, lb 7, nb 2, w 1)24
TOTAL(91.1 Ov, RR: 3.27)299
Fall of wickets: 1-28 (Charles Kelleway), 2-34 (Warren Bardsley), 3-34 (Clem Hill), 4-38 (Victor Trumper), 5-135 (Vernon Ransford), 6-168 (Warwick Armstrong), 7-232 (Roy Minnett), 8-235 (Ranji Hordern), 9-298 (Tibby Cotter), 10-299 (Sammy Carter)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
FR Foster3899162.3900
SF Barnes32.179632.9800
JW Hitch502104.2000
JWHT Douglas1003803.8000
JW Hearne10505.0000
FE Woolley302107.0000
W Rhodes21301.5000
England 2nd Innings (target: 219 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
W Rhodes c †Carter b Cotter2850551056.00
JB Hobbs not out1262062078061.16
G Gunn c †Carter b Whitty431091142039.44
JW Hearne not out1239330030.76
Extras(b 5, lb 5)10
TOTAL(67.1 Ov, RR: 3.26)219/2
Fall of wickets: 1-57 (Wilfred Rhodes), 2-169 (George Gunn)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
A Cotter1454513.2100
WJ Whitty1833712.0500
HV Hordern1706603.8800
C Kelleway701502.1400
WW Armstrong812202.7500
RB Minnett201306.5000
VS Ransford1.101109.4200
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Series result5-match series level 1-1
Match numberTest no. 117
Season1911/12
Match days30 December 1911, 1,2,3 January 1912 (timeless match)
Test debut
Tiger Smith
Bill Hitch
Umpires
David Elder
Bob Crockett
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 30 Dec - day 1 - England 38/1 (W Rhodes 16*, JW Hearne 12*)
Sun, 31 Dec - rest day
Mon, 01 Jan - day 2 - England 265
Tue, 02 Jan - day 3 - Australia 269/8 (A Cotter 18*, H Carter 12*)
Wed, 03 Jan - day 4 - England 219/2 (67.1 ov) - end of match