Result
1st Test, England tour of Australia at Sydney, Jan 28-31 1887
45 & 184
107 ov, target 111
119 & 97
England won by 13 runs
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
W Bates c Midwinter b Ferris818132044.44
A Shrewsburysnr (c)c McShane b Ferris218200011.11
W Barnes c Spofforth b Turner032000.00
RG Barlow  b Turner22600100.00
JM Read c Spofforth b Ferris519200026.31
W Gunn  b Turner045000.00
WH Scotton c Jones b Turner1159006.66
J Briggs c Midwinter b Turner512140041.66
GA Lohmann c Garrett b Ferris1736303047.22
W Flowers  b Turner21190018.18
M Sherwin not out066000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 1)3
TOTAL(35.3 Ov, RR: 1.88)45
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Billy Bates), 2-11 (Billy Barnes), 3-13 (Arthur Shrewsbury), 4-13 (Dick Barlow), 5-13 (Billy Gunn), 6-17 (William Scotton), 7-21 (Maurice Read), 8-29 (Johnny Briggs), 9-41 (Wilf Flowers), 10-45 (George Lohmann)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
CTB Turner18111561.2500
JJ Ferris17.372742.2800
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
JM Blackham c †Sherwin b Lohmann4-610-
PS McDonnell (c) b Barnes14-2401-
H Moses  b Barlow31-12530-
SP Jones c Shrewsbury b Bates31-5340-
CTB Turner  b Barlow3-1000-
AC Bannerman not out15-14010-
PG McShane lbw b Briggs5-4510-
WE Midwinter c Shrewsbury b Barlow022000.00
TW Garrett  b Lohmann12-3010-
FR Spofforth  b Lohmann2-1000-
JJ Ferris c Barlow b Barnes1-300-
Extras(b 1)1
TOTAL(113.1 Ov, RR: 1.57)119
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Jack Blackham), 2-18 (Percy McDonnell), 3-64 (Sammy Jones), 4-67 (Charlie Turner), 5-86 (Harry Moses), 6-95 (George McShane), 7-96 (Billy Midwinter), 8-116 (Tom Garrett), 9-118 (Frederick Spofforth), 10-119 (J.J. Ferris)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
W Barnes22.1161921.2800
GA Lohmann21123032.1400
J Briggs1452512.6700
RG Barlow35232531.0700
W Bates2191911.3500
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
W Bates  b Ferris24-4530-
A Shrewsburysnr (c) b Ferris29-12530-
W Barnes c Moses b Garrett32-12020-
RG Barlow c Jones b Ferris4-2300-
JM Read  b Ferris011000.00
W Gunn  b Turner4-2300-
GA Lohmann lbw b Ferris3-1700-
J Briggs  b Spofforth33-6540-
WH Scotton c Spofforth b Garrett6-2100-
W Flowers c McDonnell b Turner14-6510-
M Sherwin not out21-3000-
Extras(b 9, lb 5)14
TOTAL(136.2 Ov, RR: 2.02)184
Fall of wickets: 1-31 (Billy Bates), 2-80 (Arthur Shrewsbury), 3-92 (Dick Barlow), 4-92 (Maurice Read), 5-98 (Billy Barnes), 6-99 (Billy Gunn), 7-103 (George Lohmann), 8-128 (William Scotton), 9-153 (Johnny Briggs), 10-184 (Wilf Flowers)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
CTB Turner44.2225321.7800
JJ Ferris61307651.8600
FR Spofforth1231712.1200
WE Midwinter411003.7500
TW Garrett127821.0000
PG McShane30603.0000
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 111 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
JM Blackham  b Barnes5-900-
PS McDonnell (c)lbw b Barnes0-500-
H Moses c Shrewsbury b Barnes24-17600-
SP Jones c Read b Barnes18-4020-
CTB Turner c & b Barnes7-2200-
AC Bannerman  b Lohmann4-8400-
PG McShane  b Briggs0-400-
WE Midwinter lbw b Barnes10-2810-
TW Garrett c Gunn b Lohmann10-2500-
FR Spofforth  b Lohmann5-2200-
JJ Ferris not out0-600-
Extras(b 12, lb 2)14
TOTAL(107 Ov, RR: 1.35)97
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Percy McDonnell), 2-5 (Jack Blackham), 3-29 (Sammy Jones), 4-38 (Charlie Turner), 5-58 (Alec Bannerman), 6-61 (George McShane), 7-80 (Harry Moses), 8-83 (Billy Midwinter), 9-95 (Tom Garrett), 10-97 (Frederick Spofforth)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
W Barnes46292860.9100
GA Lohmann24112031.2500
J Briggs75711.5000
RG Barlow1362002.3000
W Bates1711800.7000
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia 1886/87
Series resultEngland led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 25
Season1886/87
Match days28,29,31 January 1887 (timeless match)
debut
Harry Moses
Charlie Turner
J.J. Ferris
Billy Gunn
Mordecai Sherwin
Umpires
Charles Bannerman
Henry Rawlinson
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 28 Jan - day 1 - Australia 76/4 (H Moses 21*, AC Bannerman 2*)
Sat, 29 Jan - day 2 - England 103/7 (J Briggs 0*)
Sun, 30 Jan - rest day
Mon, 31 Jan - day 3 - Australia 97 (107 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 3
  • day 3 - Australia 97 (107 ov) - end of match
Day 2
  • day 2 - England 103/7 (J Briggs 0*)
Day 1
  • day 1 - Australia 76/4 (H Moses 21*, AC Bannerman 2*)
Day 0
  • rest day