2nd Test, Melbourne, Jan 1-5 1885, England tour of Australia
(1.1 ov, target 5)
401 & 7/0
279 & 126
England won by 10 wickets
England 1st Innings
A Shrewsburysnr (c)c Worrall b Morris72-18060-
WH Scotton  b Bruce13--10-
W Barnes  b Morris58-12530-
W Bates  b Bruce35--30-
W Flowers c Worrall b Bruce5--00-
JM Read  b Jones3--00-
J Briggs c Horan b Jones121-150150-
G Ulyett  b Jones011000.00
W Attewell c Jones b Worrall30--40-
R Peel  b Jones5--00-
J Hunter not out39-6041-
Extras(b 7, lb 12, nb 1)20
TOTAL(216.2 Ov, RR: 2.77)401
Fall of wickets: 1-28 (William Scotton), 2-144 (Billy Barnes), 3-161 (Arthur Shrewsbury), 4-191 (Billy Bates), 5-194 (Wilf Flowers), 6-204 (Maurice Read), 7-204 (George Ulyett), 8-254 (William Attewell), 9-303 (Bobby Peel), 10-401 (Johnny Briggs)
W Bruce55228832.4000
J Worrall56289712.5900
AP Marr1161101.5000
JW Trumble2394102.6700
WR Robertson1132403.2700
S Morris34147323.2200
SP Jones25.294742.7600
TP Horan11000.0000
Australia 1st Innings
SP Jones lbw b Peel19--00-
S Morris lbw b Attewell4--10-
TP Horan (c)c Shrewsbury b Peel63-16530-
JW Trumble c & b Barnes59-21020-
AH Jarvis c Briggs b Flowers82-22020-
RJ Pope c Flowers b Attewell0--00-
AP Marr  b Barnes0--00-
HA Musgrove c Read b Barnes4--00-
J Worrall  b Flowers34--50-
W Bruce not out3--00-
WR Robertson c Barnes b Peel0--00-
Extras(b 3, lb 4, nb 2, w 2)11
TOTAL(274.1 Ov, RR: 1.52)279
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Sam Morris), 2-46 (Sammy Jones), 3-124 (Tom Horan), 4-190 (John Trumble), 5-193 (Roland Pope), 6-193 (Alfred Marr), 7-203 (Harry Musgrove), 8-276 (Affie Jarvis), 9-278 (Jack Worrall), 10-279 (Digger Robertson)
W Flowers29124622.3700
W Attewell61355421.3200
W Barnes50275031.5000
R Peel102.1567831.1400
W Bates17111701.5000
G Ulyett1572302.3000
Australia 2nd Innings (following on)
SP Jones  b Ulyett9--00-
W Bruce c †Hunter b Barnes45--21-
TP Horan (c)c †Hunter b Barnes16--10-
JW Trumble c & b Barnes11--20-
AH Jarvis lbw b Peel10-4500-
RJ Pope  b Peel3--00-
AP Marr c & b Barnes5--10-
HA Musgrove c Bates b Peel9--00-
J Worrall c & b Barnes6--10-
S Morris not out10--00-
WR Robertson  b Barnes2--00-
TOTAL(114.3 Ov, RR: 1.64)126
Fall of wickets: 1-29 (Sammy Jones), 2-66 (Tom Horan), 3-80 (John Trumble), 4-83 (William Bruce), 5-86 (Roland Pope), 6-95 (Alfred Marr), 7-99 (Affie Jarvis), 8-108 (Jack Worrall), 9-116 (Harry Musgrove), 10-126 (Digger Robertson)
W Flowers1161101.5000
W Attewell52702.1000
W Barnes38.3263161.2000
R Peel44264531.5300
G Ulyett831913.5600
J Briggs831302.4300
England 2nd Innings (target: 5 runs)
A Shrewsburysnr (c)not out0-500-
WH Scotton not out7-510-
TOTAL(1.1 Ov, RR: 8.4)7/0
AP Marr10304.5000
W Bruce0.104024.0000
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 18
Match days1,2,3,5 January 1885 (timeless match)
Test debut
William Bruce
John Trumble
Affie Jarvis
Roland Pope
Alfred Marr
Harry Musgrove
Jack Worrall
Sam Morris
Digger Robertson
Edward Elliott
James Lillywhite (jnr)
Balls per over4
Sun, 04 Jan - rest day
Mon, 05 Jan - day 4 - England 7/0 (1.1 ov) - end of match
Thu, 01 Jan - day 1 - England 303/9 (J Briggs 65*)
Fri, 02 Jan - day 2 - Australia 151/3 (JW Trumble 41*, AH Jarvis 15*)
Sat, 03 Jan - day 3 - Australia 66/2 (W Bruce 41*)
  • Australia's team showed eleven changes as a result of the 1884 touring team (who had contested the 1st Test) demanding fifty per cent of the gate money for this match. Thus was ended the unique run of JM Blackham who played in each of the first 17 Test matches.