result
1st Test, Sydney, Jan 27 - 31 1887, England tour of Australia
45 & 184
(107 ov, target 111)119 & 97
England won by 13 runs
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Billy Bates c Midwinter b Ferris818132044.44
Arthur Shrewsbury (c)c McShane b Ferris218200011.11
Billy Barnes c Spofforth b Turner032000.00
Dick Barlow  b Turner22600100.00
Maurice Read c Spofforth b Ferris519200026.31
Billy Gunn  b Turner045000.00
William Scotton c Jones b Turner1159006.66
Johnny Briggs c Midwinter b Turner512140041.66
George Lohmann c Garrett b Ferris1736303047.22
Wilf Flowers  b Turner21190018.18
Mordecai Sherwin not out 066000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 1)3
TOTAL(35.3 Ov, RR: 1.25)45
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Billy Bates), 2-11 (Billy Barnes), 3-13 (Arthur Shrewsbury), 4-13 (Dick Barlow), 5-13 (Billy Gunn), 6-17 (William Scotton), 7-21 (Maurice Read), 8-29 (Johnny Briggs), 9-41 (Wilf Flowers), 10-45 (George Lohmann)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Charlie Turner18111561.25---00
J.J. Ferris17.372742.28---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jack Blackham c †Sherwin b Lohmann4-6100.00
Percy McDonnell (c) b Barnes14-24010.00
Harry Moses  b Barlow31-125300.00
Sammy Jones c Shrewsbury b Bates31-53400.00
Charlie Turner  b Barlow3-10000.00
Alec Bannerman not out 15-140100.00
George McShane lbw b Briggs5-45100.00
Billy Midwinter c Shrewsbury b Barlow022000.00
Tom Garrett  b Lohmann12-30100.00
Frederick Spofforth  b Lohmann2-10000.00
J.J. Ferris c Barlow b Barnes1-3000.00
Extras(b 1)1
TOTAL(113.1 Ov, RR: 1.05)119
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Jack Blackham), 2-18 (Percy McDonnell), 3-64 (Sammy Jones), 4-67 (Charlie Turner), 5-86 (Harry Moses), 6-95 (George McShane), 7-96 (Billy Midwinter), 8-116 (Tom Garrett), 9-118 (Frederick Spofforth), 10-119 (J.J. Ferris)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Billy Barnes22.1161921.28---00
George Lohmann21123032.14---00
Johnny Briggs1452512.67---00
Dick Barlow35232531.07---00
Billy Bates2191911.35---00
England 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Billy Bates  b Ferris24-45300.00
Arthur Shrewsbury (c) b Ferris29-125300.00
Billy Barnes c Moses b Garrett32-120200.00
Dick Barlow c Jones b Ferris4-23000.00
Maurice Read  b Ferris011000.00
Billy Gunn  b Turner4-23000.00
George Lohmann lbw b Ferris3-17000.00
Johnny Briggs  b Spofforth33-65400.00
William Scotton c Spofforth b Garrett6-21000.00
Wilf Flowers c McDonnell b Turner14-65100.00
Mordecai Sherwin not out 21-30000.00
Extras(b 9, lb 5)14
TOTAL(136.2 Ov, RR: 1.34)184
Fall of wickets: 1-31 (Billy Bates), 2-80 (Arthur Shrewsbury), 3-92 (Dick Barlow), 4-92 (Maurice Read), 5-98 (Billy Barnes), 6-99 (Billy Gunn), 7-103 (George Lohmann), 8-128 (William Scotton), 9-153 (Johnny Briggs), 10-184 (Wilf Flowers)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Charlie Turner44.2225321.78---00
J.J. Ferris61307651.86---00
Frederick Spofforth1231712.12---00
Billy Midwinter411003.75---00
Tom Garrett127821.00---00
George McShane30603.00---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 111 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jack Blackham  b Barnes5-9000.00
Percy McDonnell (c)lbw b Barnes0-5000.00
Harry Moses c Shrewsbury b Barnes24-176000.00
Sammy Jones c Read b Barnes18-40200.00
Charlie Turner c & b Barnes7-22000.00
Alec Bannerman  b Lohmann4-84000.00
George McShane  b Briggs0-4000.00
Billy Midwinter lbw b Barnes10-28100.00
Tom Garrett c Gunn b Lohmann10-25000.00
Frederick Spofforth  b Lohmann5-22000.00
J.J. Ferris not out 0-6000.00
Extras(b 12, lb 2)14
TOTAL(107 Ov, RR: 0.90)97
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Percy McDonnell), 2-5 (Jack Blackham), 3-29 (Sammy Jones), 4-38 (Charlie Turner), 5-58 (Alec Bannerman), 6-61 (George McShane), 7-80 (Harry Moses), 8-83 (Billy Midwinter), 9-95 (Tom Garrett), 10-97 (Frederick Spofforth)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Billy Barnes46292860.91---00
George Lohmann24112031.25---00
Johnny Briggs75711.50---00
Dick Barlow1362002.30---00
Billy Bates1711800.70---00
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season1886/87
Series resultEngland led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 25
Match daysday(0-day match)
Test debut
Billy Gunn
Billy Gunn
Charlie Turner
Charlie Turner
Harry Moses
Harry Moses
J.J. Ferris
J.J. Ferris
Mordecai Sherwin
Mordecai Sherwin
Umpires
Australia Image
Charles Bannerman
Australia Image
Henry Rawlinson
Balls per over4
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 28 Jan - day 1 -Australia 1st innings 76/4 (Harry Moses 21*, Alec Bannerman 2*, null ov)
Sat, 29 Jan - day 2 -England 2nd innings 103/7 (Johnny Briggs 0*, null ov)
Sun, 30 Jan - rest day
Mon, 31 Jan - day 3 -Australia 2nd innings 97/10 (107 ov) - end of match