Result
Only Test, Melbourne, Jan 2-4 1879, England tour of Australia
113 & 160
(2.3 ov, target 18)
256 & 19/0
Australia won by 10 wickets
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Ulyett  b Spofforth021000.00
AP Lucas  b Allan6---0-
AJ Webbe  b Allan4---0-
AN Hornby  b Spofforth2--00-
Lord Harris (c) b Garrett33--30-
VPFA Royle  b Spofforth3--00-
FA MacKinnon  b Spofforth011000.00
T Emmett c Horan b Spofforth011000.00
CA Absolom c AC Bannerman b Boyle52--50-
L Hone c †Blackham b Spofforth7---0-
SS Schultz not out0--00-
Extras(b 4, lb 2)6
TOTAL(54 Ov, RR: 3.13)113
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (George Ulyett), 2-7 (Alexander Webbe), 3-10 (Bunny Lucas), 4-14 (Monkey Hornby), 5-26 (The Revd Vernon Royle), 6-26 (Francis MacKinnon), 7-26 (Tom Emmett), 8-89 (Lord Harris), 9-113 (Charlie Absolom), 10-113 (Leland Hone)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
FR Spofforth2594862.8800
FE Allan1743022.6400
TW Garrett501815.4000
HF Boyle711112.3500
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
C Bannerman  b Emmett15---0-
WL Murdoch c Webbe b Ulyett4---0-
TP Horan c †Hone b Emmett10---0-
AC Bannerman  b Schultz73-23570-
FR Spofforth c Royle b Emmett39---0-
TW Garrett c †Hone b Emmett26---0-
FE Allan  b Hornby5---0-
HF Boyle c Royle b Emmett28--50-
JM Blackham  b Emmett6---0-
TJD Kelly c Webbe b Emmett10---0-
DW Gregory (c)not out12---0-
Extras(b 19, lb 2, w 7)28
TOTAL(159.3 Ov, RR: 2.4)256
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Billy Murdoch), 2-30 (Charles Bannerman), 3-37 (Tom Horan), 4-101 (Frederick Spofforth), 5-131 (Tom Garrett), 6-158 (Frank Allan), 7-215 (Harry Boyle), 8-224 (Jack Blackham), 9-234 (Thomas Kelly), 10-256 (Alec Bannerman)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
T Emmett59316871.7200
G Ulyett62249312.2500
AP Lucas1863102.5800
SS Schultz6.331613.5500
AN Hornby77010.0000
VPFA Royle41602.2500
Lord Harris301407.0000
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Ulyett  b Spofforth14---0-
AP Lucas c Boyle b Allan13---0-
AJ Webbe lbw b Allan0--00-
AN Hornby  b Spofforth4---0-
Lord Harris (c)c Horan b Spofforth36--40-
VPFA Royle c Spofforth b Boyle18---0-
FA MacKinnon  b Spofforth5---0-
CA Absolom c & b Spofforth6---0-
T Emmett not out24---0-
L Hone  b Spofforth6---0-
SS Schultz c & b Spofforth20---0-
Extras(b 10, lb 4)14
TOTAL(83 Ov, RR: 2.89)160
Fall of wickets: 1-26 (Bunny Lucas), 2-28 (George Ulyett), 3-28 (Alexander Webbe), 4-34 (Monkey Hornby), 5-78 (The Revd Vernon Royle), 6-103 (Lord Harris), 7-103 (Francis MacKinnon), 8-118 (Charlie Absolom), 9-128 (Leland Hone), 10-160 (Sandford Schultz)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
FR Spofforth35166272.6500
FE Allan28115022.6700
TW Garrett1061802.7000
HF Boyle1041612.4000
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 18 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
C Bannerman not out15-10-0-
WL Murdoch not out4-10-0-
Extras0
TOTAL(2.3 Ov, RR: 10.36)19/0
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
G Ulyett109013.5000
SS Schultz1.301008.5700
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Series resultAustralia won the one-off match
Match numberTest no. 3
Season1878/79
Match days2,3,4 January 1879 (timeless match)
Test debut
Alec Bannerman
Frank Allan
Harry Boyle
Bunny Lucas
Alexander Webbe
Monkey Hornby
Lord Harris
The Revd Vernon Royle
Francis MacKinnon
Charlie Absolom
Leland Hone
Sandford Schultz
Umpires
George Coulthard
Balls per over4
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 02 Jan - day 1 - Australia 95/3 (AC Bannerman 23*, FR Spofforth 35*)
Fri, 03 Jan - day 2 - England 103/6 (FA MacKinnon 5*)
Sat, 04 Jan - day 3 - Australia 19/0 (2.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • FR Spofforth achieved the first Test match hat-trick when he dismissed Royle, Mackinnon and Emmett in the first innings.