Result
4th Test, England [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of Australia at Melbourne, Feb 7-11 1908
214 & 385
68.1 ov, target 495
105 & 186
Australia won by 308 runs
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
MA Noble (c) b Crawford48-11140-
VT Trumper c Crawford b Fielder013000.00
C Hill  b Barnes7-2000-
PA McAlister c Jones b Fielder371271073029.13
SE Gregory c Fielder b Crawford10-2510-
WW Armstrong  b Crawford32721154144.44
VS Ransford c Braund b Fielder5184906060.71
CG Macartney c Hardstaff b Fielder12-3030-
H Carter c & b Crawford2-2000-
JDA O'Connor c Fielder b Crawford2-2400-
JV Saunders not out1-300-
Extras(b 1, lb 10, nb 1)12
TOTAL(85.5 Ov, RR: 2.49)214
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Victor Trumper), 2-14 (Clem Hill), 3-89 (Monty Noble), 4-103 (Peter McAlister), 5-105 (Syd Gregory), 6-196 (Vernon Ransford), 7-196 (Warwick Armstrong), 8-198 (Sammy Carter), 9-212 (Charles Macartney), 10-214 (Jack O'Connor)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
A Fielder2235442.4500
SF Barnes23113711.6000
LC Braund1234203.5000
JN Crawford23.534852.0100
W Rhodes502104.2000
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
JB Hobbs  b Noble57788010073.07
G Gunn c & b Saunders13-5700-
J Hardstaffsnr c †Carter b O'Connor8-1010-
KL Hutchings  b Saunders8-1300-
LC Braund run out4-1500-
W Rhodes c McAlister b Saunders032000.00
JN Crawford  b Saunders1-600-
AO Jones (c) b Noble3-1000-
SF Barnes c O'Connor b Noble3-1500-
J Humphries not out3-2000-
A Fielder st †Carter b Saunders1-300-
Extras(b 1, lb 2, nb 1)4
TOTAL(34.2 Ov, RR: 3.05)105
Fall of wickets: 1-58 (George Gunn), 2-69 (Joe Hardstaff), 3-88 (Sir Jack Hobbs), 4-90 (Kenneth Hutchings), 5-90 (Wilfred Rhodes), 6-92 (Jack Crawford), 7-96 (Len Braund), 8-100 (Arthur Jones), 9-103 (Sydney Barnes), 10-105 (Arthur Fielder)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JDA O'Connor614016.6600
WW Armstrong10404.0000
CG Macartney611803.0000
JV Saunders15.282851.8200
MA Noble601131.8300
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
MA Noble (c) b Crawford10-2520-
VT Trumper  b Crawford046000.00
C Hill run out25-8000-
PA McAlister c †Humphries b Fielder4-1000-
SE Gregory lbw b Fielder29-6030-
WW Armstrong not out133-289142-
VS Ransford c †Humphries b Rhodes54-10630-
CG Macartney c Gunn b Crawford29-3420-
H Carter c Braund b Fielder66-82110-
JDA O'Connor c †Humphries b Barnes18-45-0-
JV Saunders c Jones b Fielder2-1500-
Extras(b 7, lb 2, nb 6)15
TOTAL(124 Ov, RR: 3.1)385
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Victor Trumper), 2-21 (Monty Noble), 3-28 (Peter McAlister), 4-65 (Clem Hill), 5-77 (Syd Gregory), 6-162 (Vernon Ransford), 7-217 (Charles Macartney), 8-329 (Sammy Carter), 9-374 (Jack O'Connor), 10-385 (Jack Saunders)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
A Fielder3129142.9300
SF Barnes35136911.9700
LC Braund704806.8500
JN Crawford2557232.8800
W Rhodes2456612.7500
KL Hutchings2024012.0000
England 2nd Innings (target: 495 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
JB Hobbs c & b Saunders0-800-
G Gunn  b Saunders43-15720-
J Hardstaffsnr c †Carter b Saunders39-6030-
KL Hutchings  b Noble3-1000-
LC Braund  b Macartney10-15-0-
W Rhodes c †Carter b O'Connor2-1000-
JN Crawford c †Carter b O'Connor011000.00
AO Jones (c)c Saunders b O'Connor31-4520-
SF Barnes not out22-44-0-
J Humphries c †Carter b Saunders11-15-0-
A Fielder  b Armstrong20-32-0-
Extras(lb 4, nb 1)5
TOTAL(68.1 Ov, RR: 2.72)186
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Sir Jack Hobbs), 2-61 (Joe Hardstaff), 3-64 (Kenneth Hutchings), 4-79 (Len Braund), 5-88 (Wilfred Rhodes), 6-88 (Jack Crawford), 7-128 (George Gunn), 8-132 (Arthur Jones), 9-146 (Joe Humphries), 10-186 (Arthur Fielder)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JDA O'Connor2135832.7600
WW Armstrong3.101815.6800
CG Macartney611512.5000
JV Saunders2627642.9200
MA Noble1261411.1600
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of Australia 1907/08
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 3-1
Match numberTest no. 99
Season1907/08
Match days7,8,10,11 February 1908 (timeless match)
Umpires
Bob Crockett
Philip Argall
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 07 Feb - day 1 - England 9/0 (JB Hobbs 9*, G Gunn 0*)
Sat, 08 Feb - day 2 - Australia 49/3 (C Hill 18*, SE Gregory 13*)
Sun, 09 Feb - rest day
Mon, 10 Feb - day 3 - Australia 358/8 (WW Armstrong 114*, JDA O'Connor 12*)
Tue, 11 Feb - day 4 - England 186 (68.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 4
  • day 4 - England 186 (68.1 ov) - end of match
Day 3
  • day 3 - Australia 358/8 (WW Armstrong 114*, JDA O'Connor 12*)
Day 2
  • day 2 - Australia 49/3 (C Hill 18*, SE Gregory 13*)
Day 1
  • day 1 - England 9/0 (JB Hobbs 9*, G Gunn 0*)
Day 0
  • rest day