Result
2nd Test, Sydney, Feb 25 - Mar 1 1887, England tour of Australia
151 & 154
(110 ov, target 222)
84 & 150
England won by 71 runs
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
A Shrewsburysnr (c) b Turner9-3600-
W Bates c Ferris b Turner8-2300-
JM Read  b Turner11-4100-
W Gunn  b Turner9-1900-
RG Barlow c Allen b Ferris34-16320-
GA Lohmann  b Ferris2-700-
WH Scotton  b Turner0-900-
J Briggs  b Ferris17-2930-
W Flowers c Allen b Ferris37-8630-
R Wood lbw b Ferris6-2400-
M Sherwin not out4-400-
Extras(b 9, lb 3, nb 2)14
TOTAL(109 Ov, RR: 2.07)151
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Billy Bates), 2-19 (Arthur Shrewsbury), 3-35 (Billy Gunn), 4-38 (Maurice Read), 5-43 (George Lohmann), 6-50 (William Scotton), 7-73 (Johnny Briggs), 8-130 (Wilf Flowers), 9-145 (Dick Barlow), 10-151 (Reg Wood)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JJ Ferris45167152.3600
CTB Turner53294151.1600
TW Garrett621203.0000
WE Midwinter31201.0000
JJ Lyons201108.2500
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JJ Lyons  b Lohmann1132261034.37
WF Giffen  b Lohmann218220011.11
RC Allen  b Lohmann1438392036.84
H Moses  b Flowers2878731035.89
PS McDonnell (c)c Gunn b Lohmann109820111.11
WE Midwinter  b Lohmann1440025.00
JT Cottam  b Lohmann1680016.66
CTB Turner c & b Flowers917151052.94
TW Garrett  b Lohmann1360033.33
JJ Ferris  b Lohmann1970011.11
FJ Burton not out074000.00
Extras(b 5, lb 1)6
TOTAL(55.1 Ov, RR: 2.28)84
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Walter Giffen), 2-15 (John Lyons), 3-40 (Reginald Allen), 4-56 (Percy McDonnell), 5-59 (Billy Midwinter), 6-65 (John Cottam), 7-82 (Charlie Turner), 8-83 (Harry Moses), 9-83 (Tom Garrett), 10-84 (J.J. Ferris)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GA Lohmann27.1123581.9200
J Briggs2063402.5500
W Flowers83921.6800
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
A Shrewsburysnr (c) b Turner6-3510-
W Bates  b Turner30-6321-
RG Barlow not out42-20910-
JM Read st †Burton b Ferris2-900-
W Gunn c Cottam b Ferris10-1710-
GA Lohmann  b Ferris6-1400-
WH Scotton  b Ferris2-2800-
J Briggs  b Garrett16-4300-
W Flowers  b Turner18-4310-
R Wood  b Midwinter0-900-
M Sherwin  b Turner5-1710-
Extras(b 12, lb 5)17
TOTAL(140.1 Ov, RR: 1.64)154
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Arthur Shrewsbury), 2-42 (Billy Bates), 3-47 (Maurice Read), 4-59 (Billy Gunn), 5-73 (George Lohmann), 6-77 (William Scotton), 7-98 (Johnny Briggs), 8-136 (Wilf Flowers), 9-137 (Reg Wood), 10-154 (Mordecai Sherwin)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JJ Ferris60336941.7200
CTB Turner64.1335241.2100
TW Garrett106711.0500
WE Midwinter63912.2500
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 222 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
PS McDonnell (c)c Gunn b Lohmann35-5220-
H Moses st †Sherwin b Bates33-11311-
RC Allen c sub (CTB Turner) b Bates30-11610-
JJ Lyons c Gunn b Bates031000.00
JT Cottam st †Sherwin b Briggs3-1100-
WF Giffen  b Briggs011000.00
WE Midwinter c †Sherwin b Lohmann4-800-
CTB Turner c Briggs b Bates9-2910-
TW Garrett c †Sherwin b Briggs20-4810-
JJ Ferris run out2-1000-
FJ Burton not out2-3100-
Extras(b 9, lb 3)12
TOTAL(110 Ov, RR: 2.04)150
Fall of wickets: 1-51 (Percy McDonnell), 2-86 (Harry Moses), 3-86 (John Lyons), 4-95 (John Cottam), 5-95 (Walter Giffen), 6-106 (Billy Midwinter), 7-121 (Charlie Turner), 8-129 (Reginald Allen), 9-135 (J.J. Ferris), 10-150 (Tom Garrett)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GA Lohmann40165221.9500
J Briggs2293132.1100
W Flowers1351701.9600
W Bates26132641.5000
RG Barlow921202.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Series resultEngland won the 2-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 26
Season1886/87
Match days25,26,28 February, 1 March 1887 (timeless match)
Test debut
Reginald Allen
John Lyons
John Cottam
Walter Giffen
Fred Burton
Reg Wood
Umpires
Charles Bannerman
John Swift
Balls per over4
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 25 Feb - day 1 - England 128/7 (RG Barlow 24*, W Flowers 37*)
Sat, 26 Feb - day 2 - England 73/5 (RG Barlow 10*, WH Scotton 0*)
Sun, 27 Feb - rest day
Mon, 28 Feb - day 3 - Australia 101/5 (RC Allen 19*, WE Midwinter 4*)
Tue, 01 Mar - day 4 - Australia 150 (110 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • GA Lohmann became the first bowler to take eight wickets in an innings of a Test match.
  • W Gunn both played and deputised as umpire in this match on the final morning when Swift was absent.
  • CTB Turner emulated WL Murdoch and AH Jarvis by holding a catch while substituting for the opposition.