2nd Test, Manchester, July 16 - 18, 1896, Australia tour of England
(T:125) 412 & 125/7
(f/o) 231 & 305

Australia won by 3 wickets

Australia 1st Innings
England 1st Innings
England 2nd Innings (Following on)
Australia 2nd Innings
Match Flow
Australia 1st Innings 
Frank Iredale  b Briggs108-220160-
Joe Darling c †Lilley b Richardson27-35-0-
George Giffen c & b Richardson80-110-0-
Harry Trott (c)c †Brown b Lilley53---0-
Syd Gregory c Stoddart b Briggs25---0-
Harry Donnan  b Richardson12---0-
Clem Hill c Jackson b Richardson9---0-
Hugh Trumble  b Richardson24---0-
James Kelly c †Lilley b Richardson27---0-
Tom McKibbin not out 28---0-
Ernie Jones  b Richardson4---0-
Extras(b 6, lb 8, w 1)15
TOTAL170 Ov (RR: 2.42)412
Fall of wickets: 1-41 (Joe Darling), 2-172 (George Giffen), 3-242 (Frank Iredale), 4-294 (Harry Trott), 5-294 (Syd Gregory), 6-314 (Harry Donnan), 7-325 (Clem Hill), 8-352 (Hugh Trumble), 9-403 (James Kelly), 10-412 (Ernie Jones)
Tom Richardson682316872.96---00
Johnny Briggs40189922.97---00
Stanley Jackson1663402.55---00
Jack Hearne28115302.27---00
W.G. Grace731101.88---00
Andrew Stoddart62901.80---00
Dick Lilley512315.52---00
England 1st Innings 
Andrew Stoddart st †Kelly b Trott15---0-
W.G. Grace (c)st †Kelly b Trott2--00-
KS Ranjitsinhji c Trott b McKibbin62---0-
Bobby Abel c Trumble b McKibbin26---0-
Stanley Jackson run out 18---0-
Jack Brown c †Kelly b Trumble22---0-
Archie MacLaren c Trumble b McKibbin0--00-
Dick Lilley not out 65---0-
Johnny Briggs  b Trumble0--00-
Jack Hearne c Trumble b Giffen18---0-
Tom Richardson run out 2--00-
Extras(b 1)1
TOTAL90 Ov (RR: 2.56)231
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (W.G. Grace), 2-23 (Andrew Stoddart), 3-104 (Bobby Abel), 4-111 (KS Ranjitsinhji), 5-140 (Stanley Jackson), 6-140 (Archie MacLaren), 7-154 (Jack Brown), 8-166 (Johnny Briggs), 9-219 (Jack Hearne), 10-231 (Tom Richardson)
Ernie Jones521102.64---00
Harry Trott1004625.52---00
George Giffen1934813.03---00
Hugh Trumble37148022.59---00
Tom McKibbin1984532.84---00
England 2nd Innings (Following on) 
Andrew Stoddart  b McKibbin41---0-
W.G. Grace (c)c Trott b Jones11---0-
KS Ranjitsinhji not out 154-185230-
Bobby Abel c McKibbin b Giffen13---0-
Stanley Jackson c McKibbin b Giffen1--00-
Jack Brown c Iredale b Jones19---0-
Archie MacLaren c Jones b Trumble15---0-
Dick Lilley c Trott b Giffen19---0-
Johnny Briggs st †Kelly b McKibbin16---0-
Jack Hearne c †Kelly b McKibbin9---0-
Tom Richardson c Jones b Trumble1--00-
Extras(b 2, lb 3, w 1)6
TOTAL90.1 Ov (RR: 3.38)305
Fall of wickets: 1-33 (W.G. Grace), 2-76 (Andrew Stoddart), 3-97 (Bobby Abel), 4-109 (Stanley Jackson), 5-132 (Jack Brown), 6-179 (Archie MacLaren), 7-232 (Dick Lilley), 8-268 (Johnny Briggs), 9-304 (Jack Hearne), 10-305 (Tom Richardson)
Ernie Jones1707825.50---00
Harry Trott711702.91---00
George Giffen1616534.87---00
Hugh Trumble29.1127823.20---00
Tom McKibbin2146133.48---00
Australia 2nd Innings (T: 125 runs)
Frank Iredale  b Richardson11---0-
Joe Darling c †Lilley b Richardson16---0-
George Giffen c Ranjitsinhji b Richardson6---0-
Harry Trott (c)c †Lilley b Richardson2--00-
Syd Gregory c Ranjitsinhji b Briggs33---0-
Harry Donnan c Jackson b Richardson15---0-
Clem Hill c †Lilley b Richardson14---0-
Hugh Trumble not out 17---0-
James Kelly not out 8---0-
Extras(lb 3)3
TOTAL84.3 Ov (RR: 1.47)125/7
Fall of wickets: 1-20 (Frank Iredale), 2-26 (George Giffen), 3-28 (Harry Trott), 4-45 (Joe Darling), 5-79 (Syd Gregory), 6-95 (Harry Donnan), 7-100 (Clem Hill)
Tom Richardson42.3167662.14---00
Johnny Briggs1882411.60---00
Jack Hearne24132201.10---00
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Thu, 16 Jul - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 366/8 (James Kelly 14*, Tom McKibbin 7*)
Fri, 17 Jul - day 2 - England 2nd innings 109/4 (KS Ranjitsinhji 41*)
Sat, 18 Jul - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 125/7 (84.3 ov) - end of match
  • Ranji, the first Indian to play Test cricket, became the second batsman after Grace to score a hundred on debut for England.
  • He was the first to score a hundred before lunch in a Test match; on the third morning he took his overnight score of 41* to 154*, adding 113 runs in 130 minutes.
  • Brown kept wicket when Lilley's leg-breaks were required to break a stand.
  • G Giffen became the first to complete the Test career double of 1,000 runs and 100 wickets.
Old Trafford, Manchester
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
Series result3-match series level 1-1
Match numberTest no. 51
Match daysday (3-day match)
Test debut
KS Ranjitsinhji
KS Ranjitsinhji
Australia Innings
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