result
1st Test, Adelaide, Dec 12 - 16 1884, England tour of Australia
243 & 191
(31 ov, target 66)369 & 67/2
England won by 8 wickets
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Alec Bannerman lbw b Peel2--000.00
Percy McDonnell  b Attewell124-195800.00
Billy Murdoch (c)c †Hunter b Peel5--000.00
Tup Scott  b Peel19--100.00
Jack Blackham c Attewell b Bates66--500.00
George Giffen  b Bates4--000.00
George Bonnor c Read b Bates4--000.00
Joey Palmer c Shrewsbury b Bates6--000.00
Harry Boyle c †Hunter b Bates1--000.00
George Alexander run out 3--000.00
William Cooper not out 0--000.00
Extras(b 7, w 2)9
TOTAL(149.1 Ov, RR: 1.62)243
Fall of wickets: 1-33 (Alec Bannerman), 2-47 (Billy Murdoch), 3-95 (Tup Scott), 4-190 (Percy McDonnell), 5-224 (Jack Blackham), 6-227 (George Giffen), 7-233 (George Bonnor), 8-239 (Joey Palmer), 9-242 (George Alexander), 10-243 (Harry Boyle)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bobby Peel41156832.48---00
William Attewell50234811.44---00
George Ulyett1032303.45---00
Wilf Flowers1012704.05---00
Billy Barnes1423703.96---00
Billy Bates24.1103151.91---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
William Scotton st †Blackham b Giffen82-345200.00
Arthur Shrewsbury (c) b Boyle0-20000.00
George Ulyett c Alexander b Boyle68-120500.00
Billy Barnes  b Palmer134-285700.00
Billy Bates c Giffen b Palmer18---00.00
Wilf Flowers lbw b Palmer15---00.00
Maurice Read c & b Giffen14---00.00
Johnny Briggs c †Blackham b Palmer1--000.00
William Attewell not out 12---00.00
Bobby Peel  b Palmer4---00.00
Joe Hunter run out 1--000.00
Extras(b 18, lb 1, nb 1)20
TOTAL(243.2 Ov, RR: 1.51)369
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Arthur Shrewsbury), 2-107 (George Ulyett), 3-282 (William Scotton), 4-306 (Billy Bates), 5-325 (Wilf Flowers), 6-344 (Billy Barnes), 7-349 (Johnny Briggs), 8-349 (Maurice Read), 9-361 (Bobby Peel), 10-369 (Joe Hunter)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Harry Boyle63259522.26---00
George Giffen56.2268022.12---00
William Cooper1842602.16---00
George Bonnor16102302.15---00
Joey Palmer73378151.66---00
Percy McDonnell301105.50---00
Tup Scott41903.37---00
George Alexander1032403.60---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jack Blackham  b Peel11---00.00
Percy McDonnell run out 83-150600.00
Billy Murdoch (c) b Peel7---00.00
George Giffen c Shrewsbury b Peel47---00.00
Tup Scott lbw b Peel1--000.00
William Cooper c Shrewsbury b Barnes6---00.00
George Bonnor c Peel b Barnes19---00.00
Joey Palmer  b Barnes0--000.00
George Alexander st †Hunter b Peel10---00.00
Harry Boyle not out 0--000.00
Alec Bannerman absent hurt-----0.00
Extras(b 7)7
TOTAL(116.1 Ov, RR: 1.64)191
Fall of wickets: 1-28 (Jack Blackham), 2-56 (Billy Murdoch), 3-125 (Percy McDonnell), 4-139 (Tup Scott), 5-160 (William Cooper), 6-160 (George Giffen), 7-171 (Joey Palmer), 8-182 (George Bonnor), 9-191 (George Alexander)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bobby Peel40.1155151.90---00
William Attewell18102602.16---00
George Ulyett21302.25---00
Wilf Flowers1642702.53---00
Billy Barnes31105132.46---00
Billy Bates932604.33---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 66 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
William Scotton c Scott b Boyle2--000.00
Wilf Flowers c Scott b Palmer7--000.00
Arthur Shrewsbury (c)not out 26---00.00
Billy Barnes not out 28---00.00
Extras(b 4)4
TOTAL(31 Ov, RR: 2.16)67/2
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Wilf Flowers), 2-14 (William Scotton)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Harry Boyle932113.50---00
George Giffen601904.75---00
Joey Palmer1652312.15---00
MATCH DETAILS
Adelaide Oval
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season1884/85
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 17
Match daysday(0-day match)
Test debut
Bobby Peel
Bobby Peel
Joe Hunter
Joe Hunter
Johnny Briggs
Johnny Briggs
Wilf Flowers
Wilf Flowers
William Attewell
William Attewell
Umpires
Australia Image
Isaac Fisher
Australia Image
Tom Cole
Balls per over4
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 12 Dec - day 1 -Australia 1st innings 243
Sat, 13 Dec - day 2 -England 1st innings 233/2 (William Scotton 71*, Billy Barnes 86*, null ov)
Sun, 14 Dec - rest day
Mon, 15 Dec - day 3 -Australia 2nd innings 152/4 (George Giffen 43*, William Cooper 3*, null ov)
Tue, 16 Dec - day 4 -England 2nd innings 67/2 (31 ov) - end of match