3rd Test, Sydney, Feb 17 - Feb 21 1883, England [IFW Bligh's XI] tour of Australia
263 & 197
(163.1 ov, target 199)262 & 199/6
Australia won by 4 wickets
England 1st INNINGS
Dick Barlow c Murdoch b Midwinter2--000.00
Charles Studd run out 48--300.00
Charles Leslie c Bonnor b Boyle17--100.00
Allan Steel not out 135-2381600.00
Walter Read c Bonnor b Boyle11--100.00
Edmund Tylecote  b Boyle5--100.00
Billy Barnes  b Spofforth2--000.00
Billy Bates c Bonnor b Midwinter9--000.00
Ivo Bligh (c) b Palmer19--300.00
George Studd run out 3--000.00
Fred Morley  b Palmer0--000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 7, nb 1)12
TOTAL(155 Ov, RR: 1.69)263
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Dick Barlow), 2-37 (Charles Leslie), 3-110 (Charles Studd), 4-150 (Walter Read), 5-156 (Edmund Tylecote), 6-159 (Billy Barnes), 7-199 (Billy Bates), 8-236 (Ivo Bligh), 9-263 (George Studd), 10-263 (Fred Morley)
Joey Palmer2495223.25---00
Billy Midwinter47245021.60---00
Frederick Spofforth2185614.00---00
Harry Boyle40195231.95---00
Tom Horan1242603.25---00
Edwin Evans1131502.05---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
Alec Bannerman c Barlow b Morley10--100.00
George Bonnor c Barlow b Steel87-165700.00
Billy Murdoch (c) b Barlow0--000.00
Tom Horan c GB Studd b Morley4--000.00
George Giffen c GB Studd b Leslie27--400.00
Billy Midwinter  b Barlow10--100.00
Jack Blackham  b Bates57-110600.00
Joey Palmer c Bligh b Steel0--000.00
Edwin Evans not out 22--100.00
Frederick Spofforth c Bates b Steel1--000.00
Harry Boyle c GB Studd b Barlow29--100.00
Extras(b 10, lb 3, w 2)15
TOTAL(146 Ov, RR: 1.79)262
Fall of wickets: 1-31 (Alec Bannerman), 2-34 (Billy Murdoch), 3-39 (Tom Horan), 4-113 (George Giffen), 5-128 (Billy Midwinter), 6-160 (George Bonnor), 7-164 (Joey Palmer), 8-220 (Jack Blackham), 9-221 (Frederick Spofforth), 10-262 (Harry Boyle)
Dick Barlow48218832.75---00
Fred Morley44254521.53---00
Billy Barnes1023304.95---00
Billy Bates1562412.40---00
Charles Leslie521113.30---00
Allan Steel1863432.83---00
Charles Studd621203.00---00
England 2nd INNINGS
Dick Barlow c Bonnor b Midwinter20--000.00
Charles Studd c Murdoch b Midwinter31--300.00
Charles Leslie  b Horan19--200.00
Allan Steel  b Spofforth21--100.00
Walter Read  b Spofforth7--000.00
Edmund Tylecote  b Palmer0--000.00
Billy Bates not out 48--300.00
Ivo Bligh (c)c Murdoch b Horan10--100.00
Billy Barnes c & b Boyle20--100.00
George Studd c Murdoch b Boyle9--000.00
Fred Morley c †Blackham b Palmer2--000.00
Extras(b 8, lb 1, nb 1)10
TOTAL(126.3 Ov, RR: 1.55)197
Fall of wickets: 1-54 (Charles Studd), 2-55 (Dick Barlow), 3-77 (Charles Leslie), 4-99 (Walter Read), 5-100 (Edmund Tylecote), 6-112 (Allan Steel), 7-137 (Ivo Bligh), 8-178 (Billy Barnes), 9-192 (George Studd), 10-197 (Fred Morley)
Joey Palmer43.3195922.02---00
Billy Midwinter23132121.37---00
Frederick Spofforth2865723.05---00
Harry Boyle2363522.28---00
Tom Horan921522.50---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 199 runs)
Alec Bannerman c Bligh b CT Studd63-175610.00
Billy Murdoch (c)c Barlow b Bates17--100.00
George Bonnor c GB Studd b Steel3--000.00
Tom Horan c & b Bates0--000.00
George Giffen st †Tylecote b Steel32--200.00
Jack Blackham not out 58-115400.00
Edwin Evans c Leslie b Steel0--000.00
Billy Midwinter not out 8--000.00
Extras(b 10, lb 4, w 4)18
TOTAL(163.1 Ov, RR: 1.21)199/6
Fall of wickets: 1-44 (Billy Murdoch), 2-51 (George Bonnor), 3-51 (Tom Horan), 4-107 (Alec Bannerman), 5-162 (George Giffen), 6-164 (Edwin Evans)
Dick Barlow37.1204401.77---00
Fred Morley129400.50---00
Billy Barnes1652202.06---00
Billy Bates39195222.00---00
Charles Leslie87200.38---00
Allan Steel4394931.71---00
Charles Studd84811.50---00
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland [IFW Bligh's XI] tour of Australia
Match numberTEST No. 13
Match days17,19,20,21 February 1883 - day match (0-day match)
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Edward Elliott
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John Swift
Balls per over4
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.