result
1st Test, Sydney, Dec 11 - 17 1903, England [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of Australia
285 & 485
(95.5 ov, target 194)577 & 194/5
England won by 5 wickets
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Reggie Duff c †Lilley b Arnold3-1200-
Victor Trumper c Foster b Arnold1-400-
Clem Hill c †Lilley b Hirst5-1010-
Monty Noble (c)c Foster b Arnold133-287160-
Warwick Armstrong  b Bosanquet48-12240-
Bert Hopkins  b Hirst39-6580-
Bill Howell c Relf b Arnold5-2010-
Syd Gregory  b Bosanquet23-5020-
Frank Laver lbw b Rhodes4-1200-
James Kelly c Braund b Rhodes10-1810-
Jack Saunders not out 11-810-
Extras(nb 3)3
TOTAL(118.2 Ov, RR: 2.4)285
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Victor Trumper), 2-9 (Reggie Duff), 3-12 (Clem Hill), 4-118 (Warwick Armstrong), 5-200 (Bert Hopkins), 6-207 (Bill Howell), 7-259 (Syd Gregory), 8-263 (Frank Laver), 9-271 (Monty Noble), 10-285 (James Kelly)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
George Hirst2484721.95---00
Ted Arnold3277642.37---00
Len Braund2693901.50---00
Bernard Bosanquet1305224.00---00
Wilfred Rhodes17.234122.36---00
Albert Relf612704.50---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Tom Hayward  b Howell15-3530-
Pelham Warner (c)c †Kelly b Laver0-500-
Johnny Tyldesley  b Noble53-6680-
Ted Arnold c Laver b Armstrong27-9030-
Tip Foster c Noble b Saunders287-419370-
Len Braund  b Howell102-171150-
George Hirst  b Howell0-400-
Bernard Bosanquet c Howell b Noble2-1500-
Dick Lilley c Hill b Noble4-1010-
Albert Relf c Armstrong b Saunders31-8620-
Wilfred Rhodes not out 40-6650-
Extras(b 6, lb 7, nb 2, w 1)16
TOTAL(181.2 Ov, RR: 3.18)577
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Pelham Warner), 2-49 (Tom Hayward), 3-73 (Johnny Tyldesley), 4-117 (Ted Arnold), 5-309 (Len Braund), 6-311 (George Hirst), 7-318 (Bernard Bosanquet), 8-332 (Dick Lilley), 9-447 (Albert Relf), 10-577 (Tip Foster)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Jack Saunders36.2812523.44---00
Frank Laver371211913.21---00
Bill Howell31711133.58---00
Monty Noble3489932.91---00
Warwick Armstrong2334712.04---00
Bert Hopkins1114003.63---00
Victor Trumper721201.71---00
Syd Gregory20804.00---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Syd Gregory c †Lilley b Rhodes43-10350-
James Kelly  b Arnold13-4510-
Reggie Duff c Relf b Rhodes84-13070-
Clem Hill run out 51-12060-
Victor Trumper not out 185-230260-
Monty Noble (c)st †Lilley b Bosanquet22-5530-
Warwick Armstrong c Bosanquet b Rhodes27-4020-
Bert Hopkins c Arnold b Rhodes20-3940-
Frank Laver c Relf b Rhodes6-2500-
Bill Howell c †Lilley b Arnold4-410-
Jack Saunders run out 2-1000-
Extras(b 10, lb 15, nb 1, w 2)28
TOTAL(145.2 Ov, RR: 3.33)485
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (James Kelly), 2-108 (Syd Gregory), 3-191 (Reggie Duff), 4-254 (Clem Hill), 5-334 (Monty Noble), 6-393 (Warwick Armstrong), 7-441 (Bert Hopkins), 8-468 (Frank Laver), 9-473 (Bill Howell), 10-485 (Jack Saunders)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
George Hirst2917902.72---00
Ted Arnold2829323.32---00
Len Braund1225604.66---00
Bernard Bosanquet23110014.34---00
Wilfred Rhodes40.2109452.33---00
Albert Relf1353502.69---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 194 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Tom Hayward st †Kelly b Saunders91-24060-
Pelham Warner (c) b Howell8-4010-
Johnny Tyldesley c Noble b Saunders9-1210-
Tip Foster st †Kelly b Armstrong19-5930-
Len Braund c Noble b Howell0-500-
George Hirst not out 60-13590-
Bernard Bosanquet not out 1-1300-
Extras(b 3, lb 1, w 2)6
TOTAL(95.5 Ov, RR: 2.02)194/5
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Pelham Warner), 2-39 (Johnny Tyldesley), 3-81 (Tip Foster), 4-82 (Len Braund), 5-181 (Tom Hayward)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Jack Saunders18.535122.70---00
Frank Laver1643702.31---00
Bill Howell31183521.12---00
Monty Noble1223703.08---00
Warwick Armstrong1862811.55---00
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of Australia
Season1903/04
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 78
Match daysday (0-day match)
Test debut
Albert Relf
Albert Relf
Bernard Bosanquet
Bernard Bosanquet
Ted Arnold
Ted Arnold
Tip Foster
Tip Foster
Umpires
Australia Image
Alfred Jones
Australia Image
Bob Crockett
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 11 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 259/7 (Monty Noble 131*)
Sat, 12 Dec - day 2 - England 1st innings 243/4 (Tip Foster 73*, Len Braund 67*)
Sun, 13 Dec - rest day
Mon, 14 Dec - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 16/0 (Syd Gregory 6*, James Kelly 5*)
Tue, 15 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 367/5 (Victor Trumper 119*, Warwick Armstrong 14*)
Wed, 16 Dec - day 5 - England 2nd innings 122/4 (Tom Hayward 60*, George Hirst 21*)
Thu, 17 Dec - day 6 - England 2nd innings 194/5 (95.5 ov) - end of match