Result
3rd Test, Adelaide, Jan 12-17 1912, England tour of Australia
133 & 476
(42.2 ov, target 109)
501 & 112/3
England won by 7 wickets
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
W Bardsley c †Smith b Barnes519171026.31
C Kelleway  b Foster110110010.00
HV Hordern c Rhodes b Foster251071031023.36
VS Ransford not out844480018.18
WW Armstrong  b Foster3367594049.25
VT Trumper  b Hitch2651654050.98
C Hill (c)st †Smith b Foster024000.00
RB Minnett  b Foster031000.00
TJ Matthews c Mead b Barnes5881062.50
A Cotter  b Barnes1110900110.00
H Carter c Gunn b Douglas843450018.60
Extras(b 3, lb 6, nb 2)11
TOTAL(60 Ov, RR: 2.21)133
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Charles Kelleway), 2-6 (Warren Bardsley), 2-17* (Vernon Ransford, retired not out ), 3-65 (Warwick Armstrong), 4-84 (Ranji Hordern), 5-88 (Clem Hill), 6-88 (Roy Minnett), 7-97 (Jimmy Matthews), 8-113 (Tibby Cotter), 9-123 (Victor Trumper), 10-133 (Sammy Carter)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
FR Foster2693651.3800
SF Barnes2347133.0800
JWHT Douglas72711.0000
JW Hearne20603.0000
JW Hitch21211.0000
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JB Hobbs c Hordern b Minnett18735133415053.27
W Rhodes lbw b Cotter591731595034.10
G Gunn c Hill b Cotter2980653036.25
JW Hearne c Hill b Kelleway1243421027.90
CP Mead c & b Hordern461111072041.44
FR Foster  b Armstrong711411346050.35
JWHT Douglas (c) b Minnett3584753041.66
FE Woolley  b Cotter2040441050.00
EJ Smith c sub b Cotter2240422055.00
SF Barnes not out2390066.66
JW Hitch c sub b Hordern021000.00
Extras(b 7, lb 8, nb 3)18
TOTAL(177.1 Ov, RR: 2.82)501
Fall of wickets: 1-147 (Wilfred Rhodes), 2-206 (George Gunn), 3-260 ('Young Jack' Hearne), 4-323 (Sir Jack Hobbs), 5-350 (Phil Mead), 6-435 (Johnny Douglas), 7-455 (Frank Foster), 8-492 (Frank Woolley), 9-501 (Tiger Smith), 10-501 (Bill Hitch)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
A Cotter431112542.9000
HV Hordern47.1514323.0300
C Kelleway2334612.0000
TJ Matthews3387202.1800
RB Minnett1735423.1700
WW Armstrong1404313.0700
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
W Bardsley  b Foster631351335046.66
C Kelleway  b Douglas3792825040.21
H Carter c †Smith b Woolley721481768048.64
C Hill (c)c Hitch b Barnes9815516511063.22
WW Armstrong  b Douglas2589800028.08
RB Minnett c Hobbs b Barnes3861664062.29
HV Hordern c & b Barnes537350013.51
VS Ransford  b Hitch381041082036.53
TJ Matthews  b Barnes53931145056.98
A Cotter  b Barnes1582030187.50
VT Trumper not out1220050.00
Extras(b 26, lb 3, nb 2)31
TOTAL(153.4 Ov, RR: 3.09)476
Fall of wickets: 1-86 (Charles Kelleway), 2-122 (Warren Bardsley), 3-279 (Sammy Carter), 4-303 (Clem Hill), 5-342 (Warwick Armstrong), 6-360 (Roy Minnett), 7-363 (Ranji Hordern), 8-447 (Vernon Ransford), 9-475 (Jimmy Matthews), 10-476 (Tibby Cotter)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
FR Foster491510312.1000
SF Barnes46.4710552.2500
JWHT Douglas29107122.4400
JW Hearne1006106.1000
JW Hitch1106916.2700
FE Woolley713014.2800
W Rhodes10606.0000
England 2nd Innings (target: 109 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JB Hobbs lbw b Hordern31590020.00
W Rhodes not out571081206052.77
G Gunn c Cotter b Kelleway45113916039.82
JW Hearne c Kelleway b Matthews21360015.38
CP Mead not out2760028.57
Extras(b 1, lb 1, nb 1)3
TOTAL(42.2 Ov, RR: 2.64)112/3
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Sir Jack Hobbs), 2-102 (George Gunn), 3-105 ('Young Jack' Hearne)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
A Cotter502104.2000
HV Hordern1133212.9000
C Kelleway73811.1400
TJ Matthews9.232412.5700
RB Minnett411203.0000
WW Armstrong611202.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Adelaide Oval
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 118
Season1911/12
Match days12,13,15,16,17 January 1912 (timeless match)
Test debut
Jimmy Matthews
Umpires
Bob Crockett
George Watson
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 12 Jan - day 1 - England 49/0 (JB Hobbs 29*, W Rhodes 20*)
Sat, 13 Jan - day 2 - England 327/4 (CP Mead 31*, FR Foster 0*)
Sun, 14 Jan - rest day
Mon, 15 Jan - day 3 - Australia 96/1 (W Bardsley 46*, H Carter 4*)
Tue, 16 Jan - day 4 - Australia 360/5 (RB Minnett 38*, HV Hordern 3*)
Wed, 17 Jan - day 5 - England 112/3 (42.2 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • VS Ransford (1) retired hurt on 6* from 17/2 to 113/8