Result
2nd Test, Melbourne, Jan 1-7 1908, England [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of Australia
266 & 397
(121.4 ov, target 282)
382 & 282/9
England won by 1 wicket
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
VT Trumper c †Humphries b Crawford49-8150-
CG Macartney  b Crawford37-9610-
C Hill  b Fielder16-35-0-
MA Noble (c)c Braund b Rhodes61-15350-
WW Armstrong c Hutchings b Crawford31-6430-
PA McAlister run out10-35-0-
VS Ransford run out27-77-0-
A Cotter  b Crawford17-15-0-
H Carter not out15-40-0-
GR Hazlitt  b Crawford1-400-
JV Saunders  b Fielder0-300-
Extras(lb 1, w 1)2
TOTAL(100.5 Ov, RR: 2.63)266
Fall of wickets: 1-84 (Victor Trumper), 2-93 (Charles Macartney), 3-111 (Clem Hill), 4-168 (Warwick Armstrong), 5-197 (Peter McAlister), 6-214 (Monty Noble), 7-240 (Tibby Cotter), 8-261 (Vernon Ransford), 9-265 (Gerry Hazlitt), 10-266 (Jack Saunders)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
A Fielder27.547722.7600
SF Barnes1773001.7600
W Rhodes1103713.3600
LC Braund1654102.5600
JN Crawford2917952.7200
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
FL Fane (c) b Armstrong13-35-0-
JB Hobbs  b Cotter83-19280-
G Gunn lbw b Cotter15-52-0-
KL Hutchings  b Cotter126-163211-
LC Braund  b Cotter49-14450-
J Hardstaffsnr  b Saunders12-37-0-
W Rhodes  b Saunders32-9840-
JN Crawford c Ransford b Saunders16-35-0-
SF Barnes c Hill b Armstrong14-45-0-
J Humphries  b Cotter6---0-
A Fielder not out6---0-
Extras(b 3, lb 3, nb 3, w 1)10
TOTAL(135.2 Ov, RR: 2.82)382
Fall of wickets: 1-27 (Frederick Fane), 2-61 (George Gunn), 3-160 (Sir Jack Hobbs), 4-268 (Kenneth Hutchings), 5-287 (Joe Hardstaff), 6-325 (Len Braund), 7-353 (Jack Crawford), 8-360 (Wilfred Rhodes), 9-369 (Joe Humphries), 10-382 (Sydney Barnes)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
A Cotter33414254.3000
JV Saunders34710032.9400
MA Noble932602.8800
WW Armstrong34.2153621.0400
GR Hazlitt1313402.6100
CG Macartney1223402.8300
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MA Noble (c) b Crawford64-12260-
VT Trumper lbw b Crawford63-11070-
C Hill  b Fielder3-1500-
PA McAlister run out15-40-0-
WW Armstrong  b Barnes77-15570-
CG Macartney c †Humphries b Barnes54-14750-
VS Ransford c Hutchings b Barnes18-40-0-
H Carter c Fane b Barnes53-8370-
A Cotter lbw b Crawford27-40-0-
GR Hazlitt  b Barnes3-2500-
JV Saunders not out0-300-
Extras(b 12, lb 8)20
TOTAL(121.4 Ov, RR: 3.26)397
Fall of wickets: 1-126 (Victor Trumper), 2-131 (Monty Noble), 3-135 (Clem Hill), 4-162 (Peter McAlister), 5-268 (Warwick Armstrong), 6-303 (Charles Macartney), 7-312 (Vernon Ransford), 8-361 (Tibby Cotter), 9-392 (Gerry Hazlitt), 10-397 (Sammy Carter)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
A Fielder2767412.7400
SF Barnes27.447252.6000
W Rhodes1663802.3700
LC Braund1826803.7700
JN Crawford33612533.7800
England 2nd Innings (target: 282 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
FL Fane (c) b Armstrong50-16020-
JB Hobbs  b Noble28-69-0-
G Gunn lbw b Noble021000.00
KL Hutchings c Cotter b Macartney39-106-0-
LC Braund  b Armstrong30-110-0-
J Hardstaffsnr c Ransford b Cotter19-73-0-
W Rhodes run out15-22-0-
JN Crawford c Armstrong b Saunders10-1501-
SF Barnes not out38-83-0-
J Humphries lbw b Armstrong16-4520-
A Fielder not out18-25-0-
Extras(b 9, lb 7, nb 2, w 1)19
TOTAL(121.4 Ov, RR: 2.31)282/9
Fall of wickets: 1-54 (Sir Jack Hobbs), 2-54 (George Gunn), 3-121 (Frederick Fane), 4-131 (Kenneth Hutchings), 5-162 (Joe Hardstaff), 6-196 (Len Braund), 7-198 (Wilfred Rhodes), 8-209 (Jack Crawford), 9-243 (Joe Humphries)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
A Cotter2838212.9200
JV Saunders3095811.9300
MA Noble2274121.8600
WW Armstrong30.4105331.7200
GR Hazlitt21804.0000
CG Macartney932112.3300
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of Australia
Series result5-match series level 1-1
Match numberTest no. 97
Season1907/08
Match days1,2,3,4,6,7 January 1908 (timeless match)
Test debut
Sir Jack Hobbs
Joe Humphries
Umpires
Bob Crockett
Philip Argall
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 01 Jan - day 1 - Australia 255/7 (VS Ransford 22*, H Carter 10*)
Thu, 02 Jan - day 2 - England 246/3 (KL Hutchings 117*, LC Braund 15*)
Fri, 03 Jan - day 3 - Australia 96/0 (MA Noble 50*, VT Trumper 46*)
Sat, 04 Jan - day 4 - Australia 360/7 (H Carter 22*, A Cotter 27*)
Sun, 05 Jan - rest day
Mon, 06 Jan - day 5 - England 159/4 (LC Braund 17*, J Hardstaff 17*)
Tue, 07 Jan - day 6 - England 282/9 (121.4 ov) - end of match