Result
4th Test, Melbourne, Jan 29 - Feb 2 1898, England tour of Australia
(39.4 ov, target 115)
323 & 115/2
(f/o)
174 & 263
Australia won by 8 wickets
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CE McLeod  b Hearne1-500-
J Darling c Hearne b Richardson12-3210-
C Hill c Stoddart b Hearne188-305210-
SE Gregory  b Richardson011000.00
FA Iredale c †Storer b Hearne0-200-
MA Noble c & b Hearne4-600-
GHS Trott (c)c †Storer b Hearne7-3500-
H Trumble c Mason b Storer46-15240-
JJ Kelly c †Storer b Briggs32-6660-
E Jones c Hayward b Hearne20-3720-
WP Howell not out9-1000-
Extras(b 3, w 1)4
TOTAL(101.4 Ov, RR: 3.17)323
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Charlie McLeod), 2-25 (Joe Darling), 3-25 (Syd Gregory), 4-26 (Frank Iredale), 5-32 (Monty Noble), 6-58 (Harry Trott), 7-223 (Hugh Trumble), 8-283 (James Kelly), 9-303 (Clem Hill), 10-323 (Ernie Jones)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
T Richardson26210223.9200
JT Hearne35.4139862.7400
TW Hayward1042402.4000
J Briggs1743812.2300
AE Stoddart612203.6600
W Storer402416.0000
E Wainwright311103.6600
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AC MacLaren  b Howell8-1700-
E Wainwright c Howell b Trott6-1900-
KS Ranjitsinhji c Iredale b Trumble24-2730-
TW Hayward c Gregory b Noble22-3730-
NF Druce lbw b Jones24-4430-
W Storer c & b Trumble2-1600-
JR Mason  b Jones30-6520-
AE Stoddart (c)c Darling b Jones17-2210-
J Briggs not out21-4320-
JT Hearne c Trott b Jones0-100-
T Richardson  b Trott20-1940-
Extras(null)0
TOTAL(61.1 Ov, RR: 2.84)174
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Archie MacLaren), 2-16 (Ted Wainwright), 3-60 (Ranji), 4-60 (Tom Hayward), 5-67 (Bill Storer), 6-103 (Frank Druce), 7-121 (Andrew Stoddart), 8-148 (Jack Mason), 9-148 (Jack Hearne), 10-174 (Tom Richardson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WP Howell1673412.1200
GHS Trott11.113322.9500
MA Noble712113.0000
H Trumble1543022.0000
E Jones1225644.6600
England 2nd Innings (following on)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
J Briggs c Darling b Howell23-5210-
E Wainwright c McLeod b Jones2-1300-
AC MacLaren c Iredale b Trumble45-6860-
KS Ranjitsinhji  b Noble55-9720-
TW Hayward c & b Trumble25-9800-
AE Stoddart (c) b Jones25-10020-
NF Druce c Howell b Trott16-2920-
JR Mason  b Howell26-9500-
W Storer c Darling b McLeod26-5420-
JT Hearne not out4-800-
T Richardson c Trumble b McLeod2-500-
Extras(b 1, lb 11, nb 1, w 1)14
TOTAL(114.2 Ov, RR: 2.3)263
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Ted Wainwright), 2-63 (Johnny Briggs), 3-94 (Archie MacLaren), 4-147 (Ranji), 5-157 (Tom Hayward), 6-192 (Frank Druce), 7-211 (Andrew Stoddart), 8-259 (Jack Mason), 9-259 (Bill Storer), 10-263 (Tom Richardson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WP Howell30125821.9300
GHS Trott1223913.2500
MA Noble1663111.9300
H Trumble2364021.7300
E Jones2577022.8000
CE McLeod8.241121.3200
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 115 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CE McLeod not out64-9950-
J Darling c †Druce b Hayward29-3840-
C Hill lbw b Hayward0-800-
SE Gregory not out21-5320-
Extras(nb 1)1
TOTAL(39.4 Ov, RR: 2.89)115/2
Fall of wickets: 1-50 (Joe Darling), 2-56 (Clem Hill)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JT Hearne731902.7100
TW Hayward1042422.4000
J Briggs613105.1600
E Wainwright922102.3300
JR Mason411002.5000
KS Ranjitsinhji3.41902.4500
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 3-1
Match numberTest no. 56
Season1897/98
Match days29,31 January, 1,2 February 1898 (timeless match)
Umpires
Jim Phillips
Charles Bannerman
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 29 Jan - day 1 - Australia 275/7 (C Hill 182*, JJ Kelly 22*)
Sun, 30 Jan - rest day
Mon, 31 Jan - day 2 - England 7/1 (J Briggs 4*)
Tue, 01 Feb - day 3 - England 254/7 (JR Mason 25*, W Storer 24*)
Wed, 02 Feb - day 4 - Australia 115/2 (39.4 ov) - end of match