2nd Test, Manchester, Jul 16-18 1896, Australia tour of England
(84.3 ov, target 125)
412 & 125/7
231 & 305
Australia won by 3 wickets
Australia 1st Innings
FA Iredale  b Briggs108-220160-
J Darling c †Lilley b Richardson27-35-0-
G Giffen c & b Richardson80-110-0-
GHS Trott (c)c †Brown b Lilley53---0-
SE Gregory c Stoddart b Briggs25---0-
H Donnan  b Richardson12---0-
C Hill c Jackson b Richardson9---0-
H Trumble  b Richardson24---0-
JJ Kelly c †Lilley b Richardson27---0-
TR McKibbin not out28---0-
E Jones  b Richardson4---0-
Extras(b 6, lb 8, w 1)15
TOTAL(170 Ov, RR: 2.9)412
Fall of wickets: 1-41 (Joe Darling), 2-172 (George Giffen), 3-242 (Frank Iredale), 4-294 (Harry Trott), 5-294 (Syd Gregory), 6-314 (Harry Donnan), 7-325 (Clem Hill), 8-352 (Hugh Trumble), 9-403 (James Kelly), 10-412 (Ernie Jones)
T Richardson682316872.9600
J Briggs40189922.9700
Hon.FS Jackson1663402.5500
JT Hearne28115302.2700
WG Grace731101.8800
AE Stoddart62901.8000
AFA Lilley512315.5200
England 1st Innings
AE Stoddart st †Kelly b Trott15---0-
WG Grace (c)st †Kelly b Trott2--00-
KS Ranjitsinhji c Trott b McKibbin62---0-
R Abel c Trumble b McKibbin26---0-
Hon.FS Jackson run out18---0-
JT Brown c †Kelly b Trumble22---0-
AC MacLaren c Trumble b McKibbin0--00-
AFA Lilley not out65---0-
J Briggs  b Trumble0--00-
JT Hearne c Trumble b Giffen18---0-
T Richardson run out2--00-
Extras(b 1)1
TOTAL(90 Ov, RR: 3.08)231
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (W.G. Grace), 2-23 (Andrew Stoddart), 3-104 (Bobby Abel), 4-111 (Ranji), 5-140 (Stanley Jackson), 6-140 (Archie MacLaren), 7-154 (Jack Brown), 8-166 (Johnny Briggs), 9-219 (Jack Hearne), 10-231 (Tom Richardson)
E Jones521102.6400
GHS Trott1004625.5200
G Giffen1934813.0300
H Trumble37148022.5900
TR McKibbin1984532.8400
England 2nd Innings (following on)
AE Stoddart  b McKibbin41---0-
WG Grace (c)c Trott b Jones11---0-
KS Ranjitsinhji not out154-185230-
R Abel c McKibbin b Giffen13---0-
Hon.FS Jackson c McKibbin b Giffen1--00-
JT Brown c Iredale b Jones19---0-
AC MacLaren c Jones b Trumble15---0-
AFA Lilley c Trott b Giffen19---0-
J Briggs st †Kelly b McKibbin16---0-
JT Hearne c †Kelly b McKibbin9---0-
T Richardson c Jones b Trumble1--00-
Extras(b 2, lb 3, w 1)6
TOTAL(90.1 Ov, RR: 4.05)305
Fall of wickets: 1-33 (W.G. Grace), 2-76 (Andrew Stoddart), 3-97 (Bobby Abel), 4-109 (Stanley Jackson), 5-132 (Jack Brown), 6-179 (Archie MacLaren), 7-232 (Dick Lilley), 8-268 (Johnny Briggs), 9-304 (Jack Hearne), 10-305 (Tom Richardson)
E Jones1707825.5000
GHS Trott711702.9100
G Giffen1616534.8700
H Trumble29.1127823.2000
TR McKibbin2146133.4800
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 125 runs)
FA Iredale  b Richardson11---0-
J Darling c †Lilley b Richardson16---0-
G Giffen c Ranjitsinhji b Richardson6---0-
GHS Trott (c)c †Lilley b Richardson2--00-
SE Gregory c Ranjitsinhji b Briggs33---0-
H Donnan c Jackson b Richardson15---0-
C Hill c †Lilley b Richardson14---0-
H Trumble not out17---0-
JJ Kelly not out8---0-
Extras(lb 3)3
TOTAL(84.3 Ov, RR: 1.77)125/7
Fall of wickets: 1-20 (Frank Iredale), 2-26 (George Giffen), 3-28 (Harry Trott), 4-45 (Joe Darling), 5-79 (Syd Gregory), 6-95 (Harry Donnan), 7-100 (Clem Hill)
T Richardson42.3167662.1400
J Briggs1882411.6000
JT Hearne24132201.1000
Old Trafford, Manchester
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Series result3-match series level 1-1
Match numberTest no. 51
Match days16,17,18 July 1896 (3-day match)
Test debut
Arthur Chester
Jim Phillips
Balls per over5
Thu, 16 Jul - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 366/8 (JJ Kelly 14*, TR McKibbin 7*)
Fri, 17 Jul - day 2 - England 2nd innings 109/4 (KS Ranjitsinhji 41*)
Sat, 18 Jul - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 125/7 (84.3 ov) - end of match
  • Ranji, the first Indian to play Test cricket, became the second batsman after Grace to score a hundred on debut for England.
  • He was the first to score a hundred before lunch in a Test match; on the third morning he took his overnight score of 41* to 154*, adding 113 runs in 130 minutes.
  • Brown kept wicket when Lilley's leg-breaks were required to break a stand.
  • G Giffen became the first to complete the Test career double of 1,000 runs and 100 wickets.