Result
1st Test, Sydney, Jan 28-31 1887, England tour of Australia
45 & 184
(107 ov, target 111)
119 & 97
England won by 13 runs
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
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 RBM4s6sSR
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 RBM4s6sSR
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 RBM4s6sSR
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
Series resultEngland led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 25
Season1886/87
Match days28,29,31 January 1887 (timeless match)
Test debut
Harry Moses
Charlie Turner
J.J. Ferris
Billy Gunn
Mordecai Sherwin
Umpires
Charles Bannerman
Henry Rawlinson
Balls per over4
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