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Australia vs England, 1st Test at Melbourne, Mar 15 1877, England tour of Australia

RESULT
1st Test, Melbourne, March 15 - 19, 1877, England tour of Australia
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245 & 104
(T:154) 196 & 108

Australia won by 45 runs

Australia 1st Innings
England 1st Innings
Australia 2nd Innings
England 2nd Innings
Match Flow
Info
Australia 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
retired hurt 165-285180-
b Hill1--00-
c Hill b Shaw12---0-
run out 1--00-
b Southerton15---0-
c Ulyett b Southerton5---0-
c Greenwood b Lillywhite0--00-
b Southerton17---0-
not out 18---0-
c Southerton b Shaw3--00-
b Shaw0--00-
Extras(b 4, lb 2, w 2)8
TOTAL169.3 Ov (RR: 1.44)245
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Nat Thomson), 2-40 (Tom Horan), 3-41 (Dave Gregory), 4-118 (Bransby Cooper), 5-142 (Billy Midwinter), 6-143 (Ned Gregory), 7-197 (Jack Blackham), 7-240* (Charles Bannerman, retired hurt), 8-243 (Tom Kendall), 9-245 (John Hodges)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
55.3345131.37---00
23104212.73---00
25123602.16---00
37176132.47---00
301507.50---20
1451912.03---00
1271301.62---00
England 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
lbw b Garrett632411912026.14
c Cooper b Hodges718181038.88
c †Blackham b Midwinter3662592058.06
lbw b Thomson1021142047.61
c EJ Gregory b Midwinter12622003.84
c †Blackham b Midwinter931241029.03
b Midwinter1028220035.71
b Midwinter832250025.00
not out 3547413074.46
c & b Kendall1015141066.66
c Cooper b Garrett621210028.57
Extras(lb 1)1
TOTAL136.1 Ov (RR: 1.43)196
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (John Selby), 2-79 (Harry Charlwood), 3-98 (George Ulyett), 4-109 (Andrew Greenwood), 5-121 (Tom Armitage), 6-135 (Alfred Shaw), 7-145 (Harry Jupp), 8-145 (Tom Emmett), 9-168 (James Lillywhite (jnr)), 10-196 (James Southerton)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
902714.50---00
18.1102221.80---00
38165412.13---00
54237852.16---00
17101411.23---00
Australia 2nd Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
b Ulyett41081040.00
c Emmett b Shaw726260026.92
c †Selby b Hill2032282062.50
c Emmett b Shaw087000.00
b Shaw316140018.75
c Southerton b Ulyett1773681023.28
c Emmett b Ulyett1131261035.48
lbw b Shaw620160030.00
b Shaw315140020.00
not out 1722223077.27
b Lillywhite818181044.44
Extras(b 5, lb 3)8
TOTAL68 Ov (RR: 1.52)104
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Charles Bannerman), 2-27 (Nat Thomson), 3-31 (Tom Garrett), 4-31 (Tom Horan), 5-35 (Bransby Cooper), 6-58 (Ned Gregory), 7-71 (Jack Blackham), 8-75 (Billy Midwinter), 9-75 (Dave Gregory), 10-104 (John Hodges)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
34163851.67---00
1973933.07---00
1461811.92---00
10111.50---00
England 2nd Innings (T: 154 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
c Thomson b Kendall021000.00
c Midwinter b Kendall55500100.00
lbw b Midwinter417180023.52
b Kendall1317161076.47
c Horan b Hodges3881814046.91
b Kendall2462471038.70
st †Blackham b Kendall2950022.22
c †Blackham b Kendall33231009.37
b Kendall927280033.33
b Hodges4640066.66
not out 17120014.28
Extras(b 4, lb 1)5
TOTAL66.1 Ov (RR: 1.63)108
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Allen Hill), 2-7 (Andrew Greenwood), 3-20 (Harry Jupp), 4-22 (Harry Charlwood), 5-62 (George Ulyett), 6-68 (Alfred Shaw), 7-92 (John Selby), 8-93 (Tom Armitage), 9-100 (James Lillywhite (jnr)), 10-108 (Tom Emmett)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
33.1125572.48---00
1972311.81---00
51902.70---00
20906.75---00
75721.50---00
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CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 15 Mar - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 166/6 (Charles Bannerman 126*, Jack Blackham 3*)
Fri, 16 Mar - day 2 - England 1st innings 109/4 (Harry Jupp 54*)
Sat, 17 Mar - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 83/9 (Tom Kendall 5*, John Hodges 3*)
Sun, 18 Mar - rest day
Mon, 19 Mar - day 4 - England 2nd innings 108 (66.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH FLOW
General
  • Alfred Shaw bowled the first Test delivery to Charles Bannerman, who went on to become the first Test centurion. Hill had both the first Test wicket and the first catch. Midwinter picked up the first 5 wicket haul, and Blackham had the first stumping.
  • W.Newing fielded for Bannerman.
  • Southerton is still the oldest Test debutant at 49 years 119 days.
  • Bannerman scored 69.6% of his side's runs from the bat - still a record in Test matches - his 165 took about 290 minutes and included 18 fours.
  • C Bannerman retired hurt at 240/7 (split the index finger on his right hand by a ball from Ulyett)
  • Attendances on the four 4 days were approximately 4500, 4000 10000, 2000
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