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2nd Test, Melbourne, January 01 - 05, 1885, England tour of Australia
(T:5) 401 & 7/0
(f/o) 279 & 126

England won by 10 wickets

England 1st Innings
Australia 1st Innings
Australia 2nd Innings (Following on)
England 2nd Innings
Match Details
England 1st Innings 
Arthur Shrewsbury (c)c Worrall b Morris72-18060-
William Scotton  b Bruce13--10-
Billy Barnes  b Morris58-12530-
Billy Bates  b Bruce35--30-
Wilf Flowers c Worrall b Bruce5--00-
Maurice Read  b Jones3--00-
Johnny Briggs c Horan b Jones121-150150-
George Ulyett  b Jones011000.00
William Attewell c Jones b Worrall30--40-
Bobby Peel  b Jones5--00-
Joe Hunter not out 39-6041-
Extras(b 7, lb 12, nb 1)20
TOTAL216.2 Ov (RR: 1.85)401
Fall of wickets: 1-28 (William Scotton), 2-144 (Billy Barnes), 3-161 (Arthur Shrewsbury), 4-191 (Billy Bates), 5-194 (Wilf Flowers), 6-204 (Maurice Read), 7-204 (George Ulyett), 8-254 (William Attewell), 9-303 (Bobby Peel), 10-401 (Johnny Briggs)
William Bruce55228832.40---00
Jack Worrall56289712.59---00
Alfred Marr1161101.50---00
John Trumble2394102.67---00
Digger Robertson1132403.27---00
Sam Morris34147323.22---00
Sammy Jones25.294742.76---00
Tom Horan11000.00---00
Australia 1st Innings 
Sammy Jones lbw b Peel19--00-
Sam Morris lbw b Attewell4--10-
Tom Horan (c)c Shrewsbury b Peel63-16530-
John Trumble c & b Barnes59-21020-
Affie Jarvis c Briggs b Flowers82-22020-
Roland Pope c Flowers b Attewell0--00-
Alfred Marr  b Barnes0--00-
Harry Musgrove c Read b Barnes4--00-
Jack Worrall  b Flowers34--50-
William Bruce not out 3--00-
Digger Robertson c Barnes b Peel0--00-
Extras(b 3, lb 4, nb 2, w 2)11
TOTAL274.1 Ov (RR: 1.01)279
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Sam Morris), 2-46 (Sammy Jones), 3-124 (Tom Horan), 4-190 (John Trumble), 5-193 (Roland Pope), 6-193 (Alfred Marr), 7-203 (Harry Musgrove), 8-276 (Affie Jarvis), 9-278 (Jack Worrall), 10-279 (Digger Robertson)
Wilf Flowers29124622.37---00
William Attewell61355421.32---00
Billy Barnes50275031.50---00
Bobby Peel102.1567831.14---00
Billy Bates17111701.50---00
George Ulyett1572302.30---00
Australia 2nd Innings (Following on) 
Sammy Jones  b Ulyett9--00-
William Bruce c †Hunter b Barnes45--21-
Tom Horan (c)c †Hunter b Barnes16--10-
John Trumble c & b Barnes11--20-
Affie Jarvis lbw b Peel10-4500-
Roland Pope  b Peel3--00-
Alfred Marr c & b Barnes5--10-
Harry Musgrove c Bates b Peel9--00-
Jack Worrall c & b Barnes6--10-
Sam Morris not out 10--00-
Digger Robertson  b Barnes2--00-
TOTAL114.3 Ov (RR: 1.09)126
Fall of wickets: 1-29 (Sammy Jones), 2-66 (Tom Horan), 3-80 (John Trumble), 4-83 (William Bruce), 5-86 (Roland Pope), 6-95 (Alfred Marr), 7-99 (Affie Jarvis), 8-108 (Jack Worrall), 9-116 (Harry Musgrove), 10-126 (Digger Robertson)
Wilf Flowers1161101.50---00
William Attewell52702.10---00
Billy Barnes38.3263161.20---00
Bobby Peel44264531.53---00
George Ulyett831913.56---00
Johnny Briggs831302.43---00
England 2nd Innings (T: 5 runs)
Arthur Shrewsbury (c)not out 0-500-
William Scotton not out 7-510-
TOTAL1.1 Ov (RR: 5.60)7
Alfred Marr10304.50---00
William Bruce0.104024.00---00
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TossEngland, elected to bat first
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 18
Match daysday (0-day match)
Test debut
Affie Jarvis
Affie Jarvis
Alfred Marr
Alfred Marr
Harry Musgrove
Harry Musgrove
Jack Worrall
Jack Worrall
John Trumble
John Trumble
Roland Pope
Roland Pope
Sam Morris
Sam Morris
William Bruce
William Bruce
Digger Robertson
Digger Robertson
Edward Elliott
James Lillywhite (jnr)
Balls per over4
Thu, 01 Jan - day 1 - England 1st innings 303/9 (Johnny Briggs 65*)
Fri, 02 Jan - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 151/3 (John Trumble 41*, Affie Jarvis 15*)
Sat, 03 Jan - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 66/2 (William Bruce 41*)
Sun, 04 Jan - rest day
Mon, 05 Jan - day 4 - England 2nd innings 7/0 (1.1 ov) - end of match
  • Australia's team showed eleven changes as a result of the 1884 touring team (who had contested the 1st Test) demanding fifty per cent of the gate money for this match. Thus was ended the unique run of JM Blackham who played in each of the first 17 Test matches.