3rd Test, The Oval, Aug 11 - 13 1884, Australia tour of England
(26 ov)(f/o) 346 & 85/2
Match drawn
Australia 1st INNINGS
Alec Bannerman c Read b Peate48-1050.00
Percy McDonnell c Ulyett b Peate103168-14061.30
Billy Murdoch (c)c Peate b Barnes21152549024040.19
Tup Scott c †Lyttelton b Barnes10221621015047.22
George Giffen c Steel b Ulyett3294-2034.04
George Bonnor c Read b Grace829-0027.58
Billy Midwinter c †Grace b Lyttelton3094-4031.91
Jack Blackham lbw b Lyttelton3165-3047.69
Joey Palmer not out 831-0025.80
Frederick Spofforth  b Lyttelton49-1044.44
Harry Boyle c Harris b Lyttelton15-0020.00
Extras(b 7, lb 10)17
TOTAL(311 Ov, RR: 2.65)551
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Alec Bannerman), 2-158 (Percy McDonnell), 3-365 (Tup Scott), 4-432 (George Giffen), 5-454 (George Bonnor), 6-494 (Billy Murdoch), 7-532 (Billy Midwinter), 8-545 (Jack Blackham), 9-549 (Frederick Spofforth), 10-551 (Harry Boyle)
Ted Peate63259922.35---00
George Ulyett56249612.57---00
Allan Steel3477103.13---00
Billy Barnes52258122.33---00
Dick Barlow50227202.16---00
W.G. Grace24142311.43---00
Walter Read703607.71---00
William Scotton512006.00---00
Lord Harris511504.50---00
Alfred Lyttelton1251942.37---00
Arthur Shrewsbury32201.00---00
England 1st INNINGS
W.G. Grace run out 1932-3059.37
William Scotton c Scott b Giffen903753409024.00
Billy Barnes c Midwinter b Spofforth1931-2061.29
Arthur Shrewsbury c †Blackham b Midwinter1033-2030.30
Allan Steel lbw b Palmer3173-3042.46
George Ulyett c Bannerman b Palmer1031-0032.25
Dick Barlow c Murdoch b Palmer01-000.00
Lord Harris (c)lbw b Palmer1435-1040.00
Alfred Lyttelton  b Spofforth827-0029.62
Walter Read  b Boyle11715512020075.48
Ted Peate not out 42-10200.00
Extras(b 8, lb 7, nb 3, w 6)24
TOTAL(198 Ov, RR: 2.62)346
Fall of wickets: 1-32 (W.G. Grace), 2-60 (Billy Barnes), 3-75 (Arthur Shrewsbury), 4-120 (Allan Steel), 5-136 (George Ulyett), 6-136 (Dick Barlow), 7-160 (Lord Harris), 8-181 (Alfred Lyttelton), 9-332 (William Scotton), 10-346 (Walter Read)
George Bonnor1343303.80---00
Joey Palmer54199042.50---00
Frederick Spofforth58318122.09---00
Harry Boyle1372412.76---00
Billy Midwinter31164111.98---00
George Giffen26133612.07---00
Tup Scott301708.50---00
Dick Barlow not out 2146-2045.65
Alfred Lyttelton  b Boyle1713-10130.76
Arthur Shrewsbury c Scott b Giffen3733-80112.12
Lord Harris (c)not out 612-0050.00
Extras(b 3, lb 1)4
TOTAL(26 Ov, RR: 4.90)85/2
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Alfred Lyttelton), 2-73 (Arthur Shrewsbury)
Joey Palmer21201.50---00
Frederick Spofforth621403.50---00
Harry Boyle813216.00---00
Billy Midwinter301507.50---00
George Giffen711813.85---00
Kennington Oval, London
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Series resultEngland won the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 16
Match daysday (3-day match)
England Image
Charles Pullin
England Image
Frank Farrands
Balls per over4
Mon, 11 Aug - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 363/2 (Billy Murdoch 145*, Tup Scott 101*)
Tue, 12 Aug - day 2 - England 1st innings 71/2 (William Scotton 21*, Arthur Shrewsbury 6*)
Wed, 13 Aug - day 3 - England 2nd innings 85/2 (26 ov) - end of match
  • WL Murdoch scored the first double-century in Test cricket. His stand with Scott of 207 was a Test record for any wicket.
  • WW Read reached his hundred in 113 minutes with 36 scoring strokes.
  • For the first time in Test cricket all eleven players bowled during Australia's innings, Grace keeping wicket while Lyttelton took four wickets with lobs.
  • Declarations were not permitted until 1889.