2nd Test, Lord's, Jul 21-23 1884, Australia tour of England
(94.1 ov)
229 & 145
England won by an innings and 5 runs
Australia 1st Innings
PS McDonnell  b Peate0--00-
AC Bannerman  b Peate12---0-
WL Murdoch (c)lbw b Peate10---0-
G Giffen  b Peate63--40-
WE Midwinter  b Peate3--00-
GJ Bonnor c Grace b Christopherson25---0-
JM Blackham run out0--00-
HJH Scott c sub (WL Murdoch) b Steel75--100-
GE Palmer c Grace b Peate7---0-
FR Spofforth c Barlow b Grace0--00-
HF Boyle not out26---0-
Extras(b 5, lb 3)8
TOTAL(105.2 Ov, RR: 3.25)229
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Percy McDonnell), 2-25 (Alec Bannerman), 3-32 (Billy Murdoch), 4-46 (Billy Midwinter), 5-88 (George Bonnor), 6-93 (Jack Blackham), 7-132 (George Giffen), 8-155 (Joey Palmer), 9-160 (Frederick Spofforth), 10-229 (Tup Scott)
E Peate40148563.1800
RG Barlow2064403.3000
G Ulyett1132102.8600
S Christopherson26105213.0000
WG Grace741312.7800
AG Steel1.20616.0000
England 1st Innings
WG Grace c Bonnor b Palmer14---0-
AP Lucas c Bonnor b Palmer28---0-
A Shrewsburysnr st †Blackham b Giffen27---0-
G Ulyett  b Palmer32---0-
AG Steel  b Palmer148-230130-
Lord Harris (c) b Spofforth4---0-
RG Barlow c Palmer b Bonnor38-90-0-
WW Read  b Palmer12---0-
Hon.A Lyttelton  b Palmer31---0-
E Peate not out8---0-
S Christopherson c Bonnor b Spofforth17---0-
Extras(b 15, lb 5)20
TOTAL(184.1 Ov, RR: 3.08)379
Fall of wickets: 1-37 (W.G. Grace), 2-56 (Bunny Lucas), 3-90 (Arthur Shrewsbury), 4-120 (George Ulyett), 5-135 (Lord Harris), 6-233 (Dick Barlow), 7-272 (Walter Read), 8-348 (Alfred Lyttelton), 9-351 (Allan Steel), 10-379 (Stanley Christopherson)
FR Spofforth55.11911223.0400
GE Palmer752611162.2200
G Giffen2246814.6300
HF Boyle1131602.1800
GJ Bonnor812314.3100
WE Midwinter1322903.3400
Australia 2nd Innings
PS McDonnell  b Steel20---0-
AC Bannerman c & b Ulyett27---0-
WL Murdoch (c)c Shrewsbury b Ulyett17---0-
G Giffen c Peate b Ulyett5---0-
GJ Bonnor c & b Ulyett4---0-
HJH Scott not out31---0-
WE Midwinter  b Ulyett6---0-
JM Blackham retired hurt0--00-
GE Palmer  b Ulyett13---0-
FR Spofforth c Shrewsbury b Barlow11---0-
HF Boyle  b Ulyett10---0-
Extras(b 1)1
TOTAL(94.1 Ov, RR: 2.3)145
Fall of wickets: 1-33 (Percy McDonnell), 2-60 (Billy Murdoch), 3-65 (Alec Bannerman), 4-73 (George Giffen), 5-84 (George Bonnor), 6-90 (Billy Midwinter), 6-94* (Jack Blackham, retired not out ), 7-118 (Joey Palmer), 8-133 (Frederick Spofforth), 9-145 (Harry Boyle)
E Peate1643403.1800
RG Barlow2183112.2100
G Ulyett39.1233671.3700
S Christopherson831703.1800
AG Steel1022613.9000
Lord's, London
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Series resultEngland led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 15
Match days21,22,23 July 1884 (3-day match)
Test debut
Stanley Christopherson
Charles Pullin
Frank Farrands
Balls per over4
Mon, 21 Jul - day 1 - England 1st innings 90/3 (G Ulyett 18*)
Tue, 22 Jul - day 2 - Australia 2nd innings 73/4 (G Giffen 4*)
Wed, 23 Jul - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 145 (94.1 ov) - end of match
  • Murdoch fielded as a substitute for the opposition and claimed the first sub catch in Test cricket
  • JM Blackham retired hurt at 94/6