Result
1st Test, Sydney, Dec 11-17 1903, England [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of Australia
285 & 485
(95.5 ov, target 194)
577 & 194/5
England won by 5 wickets
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RA Duff c †Lilley b Arnold3-1200-
VT Trumper c Foster b Arnold1-400-
C Hill c †Lilley b Hirst5-1010-
MA Noble (c)c Foster b Arnold133-287160-
WW Armstrong  b Bosanquet48-12240-
AJY Hopkins  b Hirst39-6580-
WP Howell c Relf b Arnold5-2010-
SE Gregory  b Bosanquet23-5020-
FJ Laver lbw b Rhodes4-1200-
JJ Kelly c Braund b Rhodes10-1810-
JV Saunders not out11-810-
Extras(nb 3)3
TOTAL(118.2 Ov, RR: 2.4)285
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Victor Trumper), 2-9 (Reggie Duff), 3-12 (Clem Hill), 4-118 (Warwick Armstrong), 5-200 (Bert Hopkins), 6-207 (Bill Howell), 7-259 (Syd Gregory), 8-263 (Frank Laver), 9-271 (Monty Noble), 10-285 (James Kelly)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GH Hirst2484721.9500
EG Arnold3277642.3700
LC Braund2693901.5000
BJT Bosanquet1305224.0000
W Rhodes17.234122.3600
AE Relf612704.5000
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
TW Hayward  b Howell15-3530-
PF Warner (c)c †Kelly b Laver0-500-
JT Tyldesley  b Noble53-6680-
EG Arnold c Laver b Armstrong27-9030-
RE Foster c Noble b Saunders287-419370-
LC Braund  b Howell102-171150-
GH Hirst  b Howell0-400-
BJT Bosanquet c Howell b Noble2-1500-
AFA Lilley c Hill b Noble4-1010-
AE Relf c Armstrong b Saunders31-8620-
W Rhodes not out40-6650-
Extras(b 6, lb 7, nb 2, w 1)16
TOTAL(181.2 Ov, RR: 3.18)577
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Sir Pelham Warner), 2-49 (Tom Hayward), 3-73 (Johnny Tyldesley), 4-117 (Ted Arnold), 5-309 (Len Braund), 6-311 (George Hirst), 7-318 (Bernard Bosanquet), 8-332 (Dick Lilley), 9-447 (Albert Relf), 10-577 (Tip Foster)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JV Saunders36.2812523.4400
FJ Laver371211913.2100
WP Howell31711133.5800
MA Noble3489932.9100
WW Armstrong2334712.0400
AJY Hopkins1114003.6300
VT Trumper721201.7100
SE Gregory20804.0000
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SE Gregory c †Lilley b Rhodes43-10350-
JJ Kelly  b Arnold13-4510-
RA Duff c Relf b Rhodes84-13070-
C Hill run out51-12060-
VT Trumper not out185-230260-
MA Noble (c)st †Lilley b Bosanquet22-5530-
WW Armstrong c Bosanquet b Rhodes27-4020-
AJY Hopkins c Arnold b Rhodes20-3940-
FJ Laver c Relf b Rhodes6-2500-
WP Howell c †Lilley b Arnold4-410-
JV Saunders run out2-1000-
Extras(b 10, lb 15, nb 1, w 2)28
TOTAL(145.2 Ov, RR: 3.33)485
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (James Kelly), 2-108 (Syd Gregory), 3-191 (Reggie Duff), 4-254 (Clem Hill), 5-334 (Monty Noble), 6-393 (Warwick Armstrong), 7-441 (Bert Hopkins), 8-468 (Frank Laver), 9-473 (Bill Howell), 10-485 (Jack Saunders)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GH Hirst2917902.7200
EG Arnold2829323.3200
LC Braund1225604.6600
BJT Bosanquet23110014.3400
W Rhodes40.2109452.3300
AE Relf1353502.6900
England 2nd Innings (target: 194 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
TW Hayward st †Kelly b Saunders91-24060-
PF Warner (c) b Howell8-4010-
JT Tyldesley c Noble b Saunders9-1210-
RE Foster st †Kelly b Armstrong19-5930-
LC Braund c Noble b Howell0-500-
GH Hirst not out60-13590-
BJT Bosanquet not out1-1300-
Extras(b 3, lb 1, w 2)6
TOTAL(95.5 Ov, RR: 2.02)194/5
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Sir Pelham Warner), 2-39 (Johnny Tyldesley), 3-81 (Tip Foster), 4-82 (Len Braund), 5-181 (Tom Hayward)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JV Saunders18.535122.7000
FJ Laver1643702.3100
WP Howell31183521.1200
MA Noble1223703.0800
WW Armstrong1862811.5500
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of Australia
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 78
Season1903/04
Match days11,12,14,15,16,17 December 1903 (timeless match)
Test debut
Tip Foster
Bernard Bosanquet
Ted Arnold
Albert Relf
Umpires
Bob Crockett
Alfred Jones
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 11 Dec - day 1 - Australia 259/7 (MA Noble 131*)
Sat, 12 Dec - day 2 - England 243/4 (RE Foster 73*, LC Braund 67*)
Sun, 13 Dec - rest day
Mon, 14 Dec - day 3 - Australia 16/0 (SE Gregory 6*, JJ Kelly 5*)
Tue, 15 Dec - day 4 - Australia 367/5 (VT Trumper 119*, WW Armstrong 14*)
Wed, 16 Dec - day 5 - England 122/4 (TW Hayward 60*, GH Hirst 21*)
Thu, 17 Dec - day 6 - England 194/5 (95.5 ov) - end of match