result
2nd Test, Melbourne, Mar 31 - Apr 4 1877, England tour of Australia
122 & 259
(52.1 ov, target 121)261 & 122/6
England won by 4 wickets
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Nat Thomson lbw b Hill18---00.00
Charles Bannerman  b Hill10-55-00.00
Jack Blackham c Lillywhite b Hill5---00.00
Tom Garrett  b Hill12---00.00
Thomas Kelly  b Ulyett19---00.00
Billy Midwinter c Emmett b Lillywhite31---00.00
Frederick Spofforth  b Ulyett0--000.00
Billy Murdoch run out 3--000.00
Tom Kendall  b Lillywhite7---00.00
Dave Gregory (c)not out 1--000.00
John Hodges run out 2--000.00
Extras(b 8, lb 5, w 1)14
TOTAL(112.1 Ov, RR: 1.08)122
Fall of wickets: 1-29 (Nat Thomson), 2-30 (Charles Bannerman), 3-50 (Tom Garrett), 4-60 (Jack Blackham), 5-96 (Thomas Kelly), 6-104 (Frederick Spofforth), 7-108 (Billy Midwinter), 8-114 (Billy Murdoch), 9-119 (Tom Kendall), 10-122 (John Hodges)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Alfred Shaw42273001.07---00
James Lillywhite (jnr)29173621.86---00
Allen Hill27122741.50---00
George Ulyett14.161521.58---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Harry Jupp  b Kendall042000.00
Alfred Shaw st †Blackham b Spofforth1--000.00
Andrew Greenwood  b Hodges49---00.00
Harry Charlwood c Kelly b Kendall14---00.00
John Selby  b Kendall7---00.00
George Ulyett  b Spofforth52-95500.00
Tom Emmett c Kendall b Spofforth48---00.00
Allen Hill run out 49---00.00
Tom Armitage c Thomson b Midwinter21---00.00
James Lillywhite (jnr) (c)not out 2--000.00
James Southerton c Thomson b Kendall0--000.00
Extras(b 5, lb 12, nb 1)18
TOTAL(130.2 Ov, RR: 2.00)261
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Harry Jupp), 2-4 (Alfred Shaw), 3-55 (Harry Charlwood), 4-72 (John Selby), 5-88 (Andrew Greenwood), 6-162 (George Ulyett), 7-196 (Tom Emmett), 8-255 (Tom Armitage), 9-259 (Allen Hill), 10-261 (James Southerton)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Tom Kendall52.2218242.34---00
Frederick Spofforth2966733.47---00
Billy Midwinter2183012.14---00
John Hodges1223714.63---00
Tom Garrett521003.00---00
Nat Thomson1161702.32---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Nat Thomson  b Lillywhite41---00.00
Dave Gregory (c)c Ulyett b Lillywhite43---00.00
Charles Bannerman c Jupp b Ulyett30-13-10.00
Thomas Kelly  b Southerton35--800.00
Billy Murdoch c Shaw b Southerton8---00.00
Billy Midwinter c Greenwood b Lillywhite12---00.00
Tom Garrett c Jupp b Lillywhite18---00.00
Frederick Spofforth  b Hill17---00.00
Tom Kendall  b Southerton12---00.00
Jack Blackham lbw b Southerton26---00.00
John Hodges not out 0--000.00
Extras(b 10, lb 7)17
TOTAL(154.3 Ov, RR: 1.67)259
Fall of wickets: 1-88 (Dave Gregory), 2-112 (Nat Thomson), 3-135 (Charles Bannerman), 4-164 (Billy Murdoch), 5-169 (Thomas Kelly), 6-196 (Tom Garrett), 7-203 (Billy Midwinter), 8-221 (Tom Kendall), 9-259 (Frederick Spofforth), 10-259 (Jack Blackham)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Alfred Shaw32192701.27---00
James Lillywhite (jnr)41157042.56---00
Allen Hill2194313.07---00
George Ulyett1993312.61---00
Tom Emmett1362302.65---00
James Southerton28.3134642.40---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 121 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Harry Jupp  b Kendall1--000.00
John Selby  b Spofforth2--000.00
Andrew Greenwood c †Murdoch b Hodges22---00.00
Harry Charlwood  b Kendall0--000.00
George Ulyett c Spofforth b Hodges63-90510.00
Tom Emmett  b Midwinter8---00.00
Allen Hill not out 17---00.00
Alfred Shaw not out 0--000.00
Extras(b 8, lb 1)9
TOTAL(52.1 Ov, RR: 2.33)122/6
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Harry Jupp), 2-8 (John Selby), 3-9 (Harry Charlwood), 4-54 (Andrew Greenwood), 5-76 (Tom Emmett), 6-112 (George Ulyett)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Tom Kendall1772422.12---00
Frederick Spofforth1534414.40---00
Billy Midwinter13.162512.83---00
John Hodges621323.25---00
Tom Garrett107010.50---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season1876/77
Series result2-match series drawn 1-1
Match numberTest no. 2
Match daysday match (0-day match)
Test debut
Billy Murdoch
Billy Murdoch
Frederick Spofforth
Frederick Spofforth
Thomas Kelly
Thomas Kelly
Umpires
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Benjamin Terry
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Samuel Cosstick
Balls per over4
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 31 Mar - day 1 -England 1st innings 7/2 (Andrew Greenwood 4*, Harry Charlwood 2*, null ov)
Sun, 01 Apr - rest day
Mon, 02 Apr - day 2 -England 1st innings 261
Tue, 03 Apr - day 3 -Australia 2nd innings 207/7 (Frederick Spofforth 3*, Tom Kendall 4*, null ov)
Wed, 04 Apr - day 4 -England 2nd innings 122/6 (52.1 ov) - end of match