Result
1st Test, Adelaide, Dec 12-16 1884, England tour of Australia
243 & 191
(31 ov, target 66)
369 & 67/2
England won by 8 wickets
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AC Bannerman lbw b Peel2--00-
PS McDonnell  b Attewell124-19580-
WL Murdoch (c)c †Hunter b Peel5--00-
HJH Scott  b Peel19--10-
JM Blackham c Attewell b Bates66--50-
G Giffen  b Bates4--00-
GJ Bonnor c Read b Bates4--00-
GE Palmer c Shrewsbury b Bates6--00-
HF Boyle c †Hunter b Bates1--00-
G Alexander run out3--00-
WH Cooper not out0--00-
Extras(b 7, w 2)9
TOTAL(149.1 Ov, RR: 2.44)243
Fall of wickets: 1-33 (Alec Bannerman), 2-47 (Billy Murdoch), 3-95 (Tup Scott), 4-190 (Percy McDonnell), 5-224 (Jack Blackham), 6-227 (George Giffen), 7-233 (George Bonnor), 8-239 (Joey Palmer), 9-242 (George Alexander), 10-243 (Harry Boyle)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
R Peel41156832.4800
W Attewell50234811.4400
G Ulyett1032303.4500
W Flowers1012704.0500
W Barnes1423703.9600
W Bates24.1103151.9100
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
WH Scotton st †Blackham b Giffen82-34520-
A Shrewsburysnr (c) b Boyle0-2000-
G Ulyett c Alexander b Boyle68-12050-
W Barnes  b Palmer134-28570-
W Bates c Giffen b Palmer18---0-
W Flowers lbw b Palmer15---0-
JM Read c & b Giffen14---0-
J Briggs c †Blackham b Palmer1--00-
W Attewell not out12---0-
R Peel  b Palmer4---0-
J Hunter run out1--00-
Extras(b 18, lb 1, nb 1)20
TOTAL(243.2 Ov, RR: 2.27)369
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Arthur Shrewsbury), 2-107 (George Ulyett), 3-282 (William Scotton), 4-306 (Billy Bates), 5-325 (Wilf Flowers), 6-344 (Billy Barnes), 7-349 (Johnny Briggs), 8-349 (Maurice Read), 9-361 (Bobby Peel), 10-369 (Joe Hunter)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
HF Boyle63259522.2600
G Giffen56.2268022.1200
WH Cooper1842602.1600
GJ Bonnor16102302.1500
GE Palmer73378151.6600
PS McDonnell301105.5000
HJH Scott41903.3700
G Alexander1032403.6000
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JM Blackham  b Peel11---0-
PS McDonnell run out83-15060-
WL Murdoch (c) b Peel7---0-
G Giffen c Shrewsbury b Peel47---0-
HJH Scott lbw b Peel1--00-
WH Cooper c Shrewsbury b Barnes6---0-
GJ Bonnor c Peel b Barnes19---0-
GE Palmer  b Barnes0--00-
G Alexander st †Hunter b Peel10---0-
HF Boyle not out0--00-
AC Bannerman absent hurt-
Extras(b 7)7
TOTAL(116.1 Ov, RR: 2.46)191
Fall of wickets: 1-28 (Jack Blackham), 2-56 (Billy Murdoch), 3-125 (Percy McDonnell), 4-139 (Tup Scott), 5-160 (William Cooper), 6-160 (George Giffen), 7-171 (Joey Palmer), 8-182 (George Bonnor), 9-191 (George Alexander)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
R Peel40.1155151.9000
W Attewell18102602.1600
G Ulyett21302.2500
W Flowers1642702.5300
W Barnes31105132.4600
W Bates932604.3300
England 2nd Innings (target: 66 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
WH Scotton c Scott b Boyle2--00-
W Flowers c Scott b Palmer7--00-
A Shrewsburysnr (c)not out26---0-
W Barnes not out28---0-
Extras(b 4)4
TOTAL(31 Ov, RR: 3.24)67/2
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Wilf Flowers), 2-14 (William Scotton)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
HF Boyle932113.5000
G Giffen601904.7500
GE Palmer1652312.1500
MATCH DETAILS
Adelaide Oval
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 17
Season1884/85
Match days12,13,15,16 December 1884 (timeless match)
Test debut
Wilf Flowers
Johnny Briggs
William Attewell
Bobby Peel
Joe Hunter
Umpires
Isaac Fisher
Tom Cole
Balls per over4
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 12 Dec - day 1 - Australia 243
Sat, 13 Dec - day 2 - England 233/2 (WH Scotton 71*, W Barnes 86*)
Sun, 14 Dec - rest day
Mon, 15 Dec - day 3 - Australia 152/4 (G Giffen 43*, WH Cooper 3*)
Tue, 16 Dec - day 4 - England 67/2 (31 ov) - end of match