Triangular Tournament at The Oval, Aug 19-22 1912
245 & 175
(22.4 ov, target 310)
111 & 65
England won by 244 runs
England 1st Innings
JB Hobbs c †Carkeek b Macartney66-11040-
W Rhodes  b Minnett49-18030-
RH Spooner c Hazlitt b Macartney1--00-
CB Fry (c)c Kelleway b Whitty5-40-0-
FE Woolley lbw b Minnett62-120110-
JW Hearne c Jennings b Whitty1--00-
JWHT Douglas lbw b Whitty18-50-0-
FR Foster  b Minnett19---0-
EJ Smith  b Whitty4---0-
SF Barnes c Jennings b Minnett7---0-
H Dean not out0--00-
Extras(b 2, lb 10, nb 1)13
TOTAL(114.1 Ov, RR: 2.14)245
Fall of wickets: 1-107 (Sir Jack Hobbs), 2-109 (Reggie Spooner), 3-127 (C.B. Fry), 4-131 (Wilfred Rhodes), 5-144 ('Young Jack' Hearne), 6-180 (Johnny Douglas), 7-216 (Frank Foster), 8-233 (Frank Woolley), 9-239 (Tiger Smith), 10-245 (Sydney Barnes)
WJ Whitty38126941.8100
TJ Matthews1454303.0700
GR Hazlitt26104801.8400
CG Macartney1962221.1500
RB Minnett10.133443.3400
C Kelleway721602.2800
Australia 1st Innings
SE Gregory (c)c Rhodes b Barnes1--00-
C Kelleway lbw b Woolley43---0-
CG Macartney  b Barnes4---0-
W Bardsley  b Barnes30---0-
CB Jennings c & b Woolley0--00-
RB Minnett c Rhodes b Woolley0--00-
DBM Smith c †Smith b Woolley6---0-
TJ Matthews c Fry b Barnes2--00-
WJ Whitty c Foster b Barnes0--00-
GR Hazlitt not out2--00-
W Carkeek c Barnes b Woolley5---0-
Extras(b 12, lb 6)18
TOTAL(54.4 Ov, RR: 2.03)111
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Syd Gregory), 2-19 (Charles Macartney), 3-90 (Charles Kelleway), 4-90 (Claude Jennings), 5-92 (Roy Minnett), 6-96 (Warren Bardsley), 7-104 (Dave Smith), 8-104 (Jimmy Matthews), 9-104 (Bill Whitty), 10-111 (Barlow Carkeek)
SF Barnes27153051.1100
H Dean1672901.8100
FR Foster20502.5000
FE Woolley9.432953.0000
England 2nd Innings
JB Hobbs c Matthews b Whitty32---1-
W Rhodes  b Whitty4---0-
RH Spooner c Jennings b Whitty0--00-
CB Fry (c)c Jennings b Hazlitt79-220-0-
FE Woolley  b Hazlitt4---0-
JW Hearne c Matthews b Hazlitt14---0-
JWHT Douglas lbw b Hazlitt24---0-
FR Foster not out3--00-
EJ Smith  b Hazlitt0--00-
SF Barnes c Whitty b Hazlitt0--00-
H Dean  b Hazlitt0--00-
Extras(b 14, nb 1)15
TOTAL(86.4 Ov, RR: 2.01)175
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Wilfred Rhodes), 2-7 (Reggie Spooner), 3-51 (Sir Jack Hobbs), 4-56 (Frank Woolley), 5-91 ('Young Jack' Hearne), 6-170 (C.B. Fry), 7-171 (Johnny Douglas), 8-171 (Tiger Smith), 9-175 (Sydney Barnes), 10-175 (Harry Dean)
WJ Whitty33137132.1500
TJ Matthews1032102.1000
GR Hazlitt21.482571.1500
CG Macartney2254301.9500
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 310 runs)
CB Jennings c Fry b Woolley14---0-
C Kelleway c Douglas b Dean0--00-
CG Macartney  b Dean30---0-
W Bardsley run out0--00-
SE Gregory (c)c Douglas b Dean1--00-
RB Minnett lbw b Woolley4---0-
DBM Smith c Douglas b Dean0--00-
TJ Matthews c & b Woolley1--00-
WJ Whitty  b Woolley3--00-
GR Hazlitt c Dean b Woolley5---0-
W Carkeek not out0--00-
Extras(b 1, lb 5, w 1)7
TOTAL(22.4 Ov, RR: 2.86)65
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Charles Kelleway), 2-46 (Claude Jennings), 3-46 (Charles Macartney), 4-47 (Warren Bardsley), 5-51 (Syd Gregory), 6-51 (Roy Minnett), 7-51 (Dave Smith), 8-54 (Bill Whitty), 9-65 (Gerry Hazlitt), 10-65 (Jimmy Matthews)
SF Barnes411804.5000
H Dean921942.1100
FE Woolley7.412052.6000
W Rhodes21100.5000
Kennington Oval, London
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesTriangular Tournament 1912
Series resultEngland won the 1912 Triangular Tournament
Match numberTest no. 129
Match days19,20,21,22 August 1912 (timeless match)
John Moss
Alfred Street
PointsEngland 1, Australia 0
Mon, 19 Aug - day 1 - England 233/8 (EJ Smith 0*)
Tue, 20 Aug - day 2 - Australia 51/2 (C Kelleway 26*, W Bardsley 10*)
Wed, 21 Aug - day 3 - England 64/4 (CB Fry 17*, JW Hearne 2*)
Thu, 22 Aug - day 4 - Australia 65 (22.4 ov) - end of match
  • Wisden 1913 states "As no decision had been made prior to the tournament on how the winner would be decided, it was agreed that the final match would be played to a finish even if it takes a week."