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RESULT
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 Flow
Info
England 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
c Worrall b Morris72-18060-
b Bruce13--10-
b Morris58-12530-
b Bruce35--30-
c Worrall b Bruce5--00-
b Jones3--00-
c Horan b Jones121-150150-
b Jones011000.00
c Jones b Worrall30--40-
b Jones5--00-
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)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
55228832.40---00
56289712.59---00
1161101.50---00
2394102.67---00
1132403.27---00
34147323.22---00
25.294742.76---00
11000.00---00
Australia 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
lbw b Peel19--00-
lbw b Attewell4--10-
c Shrewsbury b Peel63-16530-
c & b Barnes59-21020-
c Briggs b Flowers82-22020-
c Flowers b Attewell0--00-
b Barnes0--00-
c Read b Barnes4--00-
b Flowers34--50-
not out 3--00-
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)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
29124622.37---00
61355421.32---00
50275031.50---00
102.1567831.14---00
17111701.50---00
1572302.30---00
Australia 2nd Innings (Following on) 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
b Ulyett9--00-
c †Hunter b Barnes45--21-
c †Hunter b Barnes16--10-
c & b Barnes11--20-
lbw b Peel10-4500-
b Peel3--00-
c & b Barnes5--10-
c Bates b Peel9--00-
c & b Barnes6--10-
not out 10--00-
b Barnes2--00-
Extras0
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)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
1161101.50---00
52702.10---00
38.3263161.20---00
44264531.53---00
831913.56---00
831302.43---00
England 2nd Innings (T: 5 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
not out 0-500-
not out 7-510-
Extras0
TOTAL1.1 Ov (RR: 5.60)7/0
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
10304.50---00
0.104024.00---00
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CLOSE OF PLAY
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
MATCH FLOW
General
  • 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.
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossEngland, elected to bat first
Series
Season1884/85
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 18
Match daysday (0-day match)
Test debut
Umpires