Result
2nd Test, Melbourne, Mar 31 - Apr 4 1877, England tour of Australia
122 & 259
(52.1 ov, target 121)
261 & 122/6
England won by 4 wickets
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
NFD Thomson lbw b Hill18---0-
C Bannerman  b Hill10-55-0-
JM Blackham c Lillywhite b Hill5---0-
TW Garrett  b Hill12---0-
TJD Kelly  b Ulyett19---0-
WE Midwinter c Emmett b Lillywhite31---0-
FR Spofforth  b Ulyett0--00-
WL Murdoch run out3--00-
TK Kendall  b Lillywhite7---0-
DW Gregory (c)not out1--00-
JR Hodges run out2--00-
Extras(b 8, lb 5, w 1)14
TOTAL(112.1 Ov, RR: 1.63)122
Fall of wickets: 1-29 (Nat Thomson), 2-30 (Charles Bannerman), 3-50 (Tom Garrett), 4-60 (Jack Blackham), 5-96 (Thomas Kelly), 6-104 (Frederick Spofforth), 7-108 (Billy Midwinter), 8-114 (Billy Murdoch), 9-119 (Tom Kendall), 10-122 (John Hodges)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
A Shaw42273001.0700
James Lillywhitejnr29173621.8600
A Hill27122741.5000
G Ulyett14.161521.5700
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
H Jupp  b Kendall042000.00
A Shaw st †Blackham b Spofforth1--00-
A Greenwood  b Hodges49---0-
HRJ Charlwood c Kelly b Kendall14---0-
J Selby  b Kendall7---0-
G Ulyett  b Spofforth52-9550-
T Emmett c Kendall b Spofforth48---0-
A Hill run out49---0-
T Armitage c Thomson b Midwinter21---0-
James Lillywhitejnr (c)not out2--00-
J Southerton c Thomson b Kendall0--00-
Extras(b 5, lb 12, nb 1)18
TOTAL(130.2 Ov, RR: 3.0)261
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Harry Jupp), 2-4 (Alfred Shaw), 3-55 (Harry Charlwood), 4-72 (John Selby), 5-88 (Andrew Greenwood), 6-162 (George Ulyett), 7-196 (Tom Emmett), 8-255 (Tom Armitage), 9-259 (Allen Hill), 10-261 (James Southerton)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
TK Kendall52.2218242.3400
FR Spofforth2966733.4600
WE Midwinter2183012.1400
JR Hodges1223714.6200
TW Garrett521003.0000
NFD Thomson1161702.3100
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
NFD Thomson  b Lillywhite41---0-
DW Gregory (c)c Ulyett b Lillywhite43---0-
C Bannerman c Jupp b Ulyett30-13-1-
TJD Kelly  b Southerton35--80-
WL Murdoch c Shaw b Southerton8---0-
WE Midwinter c Greenwood b Lillywhite12---0-
TW Garrett c Jupp b Lillywhite18---0-
FR Spofforth  b Hill17---0-
TK Kendall  b Southerton12---0-
JM Blackham lbw b Southerton26---0-
JR Hodges not out0--00-
Extras(b 10, lb 7)17
TOTAL(154.3 Ov, RR: 2.51)259
Fall of wickets: 1-88 (Dave Gregory), 2-112 (Nat Thomson), 3-135 (Charles Bannerman), 4-164 (Billy Murdoch), 5-169 (Thomas Kelly), 6-196 (Tom Garrett), 7-203 (Billy Midwinter), 8-221 (Tom Kendall), 9-259 (Frederick Spofforth), 10-259 (Jack Blackham)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
A Shaw32192701.2600
James Lillywhitejnr41157042.5600
A Hill2194313.0700
G Ulyett1993312.6000
T Emmett1362302.6500
J Southerton28.3134642.4000
England 2nd Innings (target: 121 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
H Jupp  b Kendall1--00-
J Selby  b Spofforth2--00-
A Greenwood c †Murdoch b Hodges22---0-
HRJ Charlwood  b Kendall0--00-
G Ulyett c Spofforth b Hodges63-9051-
T Emmett  b Midwinter8---0-
A Hill not out17---0-
A Shaw not out0--00-
Extras(b 8, lb 1)9
TOTAL(52.1 Ov, RR: 3.5)122/6
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Harry Jupp), 2-8 (John Selby), 3-9 (Harry Charlwood), 4-54 (Andrew Greenwood), 5-76 (Tom Emmett), 6-112 (George Ulyett)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
TK Kendall1772422.1100
FR Spofforth1534414.4000
WE Midwinter13.162512.8300
JR Hodges621323.2500
TW Garrett107010.5000
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Series result2-match series drawn 1-1
Match numberTest no. 2
Season1876/77
Match days31 March, 2,3,4 April 1877 (timeless match)
Test debut
Thomas Kelly
Billy Murdoch
Frederick Spofforth
Umpires
Richard Terry
Samuel Cosstick
Balls per over4
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 31 Mar - day 1 - England 7/2 (A Greenwood 4*, HRJ Charlwood 2*)
Sun, 01 Apr - rest day
Mon, 02 Apr - day 2 - England 261
Tue, 03 Apr - day 3 - Australia 207/7 (FR Spofforth 3*, TK Kendall 4*)
Wed, 04 Apr - day 4 - England 122/6 (52.1 ov) - end of match