Result
4th Test, Melbourne, Mar 10-14 1882, England tour of Australia
(97.3 ov)
309 & 234/2
300
Match drawn (by agreement)
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Ulyett c †Blackham b Garrett149-240130-
RG Barlow c †Blackham b Garrett16--10-
J Selby  b Spofforth7--10-
W Bates st †Blackham b Garrett23--20-
A Shrewsburysnr lbw b Palmer1--00-
WE Midwinter c Palmer b Boyle21--20-
WH Scotton st †Blackham b Giffen26--10-
T Emmett  b Giffen27--41-
A Shaw (c)c Murdoch b Garrett3--00-
R Pilling not out6--00-
E Peate c & b Garrett13--10-
Extras(b 10, lb 7)17
TOTAL(159.2 Ov, RR: 2.9)309
Fall of wickets: 1-32 (Dick Barlow), 2-49 (John Selby), 3-98 (Billy Bates), 4-109 (Arthur Shrewsbury), 5-177 (Billy Midwinter), 6-239 (George Ulyett), 7-281 (William Scotton), 8-284 (Tom Emmett), 9-288 (Alfred Shaw), 10-309 (Ted Peate)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
TW Garrett54.2238052.2000
FR Spofforth51149212.7000
HF Boyle1843312.7500
GE Palmer2357014.5600
G Giffen1361721.9600
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
WL Murdoch (c) b Midwinter85-16560-
AC Bannerman c & b Midwinter37--30-
TP Horan c & b Midwinter20--20-
PS McDonnell c Barlow b Ulyett52--31-
HH Massie c Emmett b Shaw19--00-
G Giffen c Scotton b Peate14--00-
JM Blackham c †Pilling b Midwinter6--00-
TW Garrett c Ulyett b Bates10--00-
GE Palmer c Ulyett b Bates32--50-
HF Boyle c Shrewsbury b Bates6--10-
FR Spofforth not out3--00-
Extras(b 2, lb 7, nb 1, w 6)16
TOTAL(163.1 Ov, RR: 2.75)300
Fall of wickets: 1-110 (Alec Bannerman), 2-149 (Tom Horan), 3-153 (Billy Murdoch), 4-189 (Hugh Massie), 5-228 (George Giffen), 6-247 (Jack Blackham), 7-247 (Percy McDonnell), 8-280 (Tom Garrett), 9-297 (Joey Palmer), 10-300 (Harry Boyle)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
W Bates28.1144932.6000
E Peate2063812.8500
T Emmett19142201.7300
G Ulyett2484012.5000
RG Barlow1562502.5000
A Shaw1662912.7100
WE Midwinter4198142.9600
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Ulyett c Palmer b Boyle64--31-
RG Barlow run out56--60-
J Selby not out48--20-
W Bates not out52--50-
Extras(b 12, lb 2)14
TOTAL(97.3 Ov, RR: 3.59)234/2
Fall of wickets: 1-98 (George Ulyett), 2-152 (Dick Barlow)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
TW Garrett2766203.4400
FR Spofforth1533603.6000
HF Boyle2593812.2800
GE Palmer2054703.5200
G Giffen8.312504.2800
AC Bannerman201209.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Series resultAustralia won the 4-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 8
Season1881/82
Match days10,11,13,14 March 1882 (timeless match)
Umpires
James Lillywhite (jnr)
George Coulthard
Balls per over4
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 10 Mar - day 1 - England 282/7 (T Emmett 27*, A Shaw 1*)
Sat, 11 Mar - day 2 - Australia 228/5 (PS McDonnell 41*, JM Blackham 0*)
Sun, 12 Mar - rest day
Mon, 13 Mar - day 3 - England 234/2 (J Selby 48*, W Bates 52*, 97.3 ov)
Tue, 14 Mar - day 4 - no play
MATCH NOTES
General
  • This was the last drawn Test in Australia until 1946-47. G Ulyett's 149 was the first Test hundred for England in Australia and it was the highest score for England on the first day of a Test in Australia until RW Barber scored 185 in 1965-66.