Sat, 17 Feb - day 1 -England 1st innings 263/9 (Allan Steel 135*, null ov)
Sun, 18 Feb - rest day
Mon, 19 Feb - day 2 -Australia 1st innings 248/9 (Edwin Evans 20*, Harry Boyle 20*, null ov)
Tue, 20 Feb - day 3 -England 2nd innings 197
Wed, 21 Feb - day 4 -Australia 2nd innings 199/6 (163.1 ov) - end of match
Having completed the three-match rubber against WL Murdoch's 1882 touring team. England played a fourth match against a combined side. For this match the captains decided to experiment by using a separate pitch for each of the four innings.