Thu, 30 Aug - day 1 -Australia 1st innings 32/2 (Harry Trott 14*, null ov)
Fri, 31 Aug - day 2 -Australia 2nd innings 70/10 (31.1 ov) - end of match
Australia were unable to to avoid following-on, the compulsory margin in 1888 being 80 runs.
The match ended at 1.52pm (before lunch on the second day), after Australia had been bowled out in 69 minutes.
Heavy rain before the match produced a soft, wet pitch and gave the side batting first an enormous advantage. A hot, drying sun on the second day made the pitch a vicious "sticky"; 18 wickets fell before lunch.