result
2nd Test, Melbourne, Jan 1 - Jan 5 1898, England tour of Australia
(65.4 ov)(f/o) 315 & 150
Australia won by an innings and 55 runs
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Joe Darling c Hirst b Briggs36-45500.00
Charlie McLeod  b Storer112-244400.00
Clem Hill c †Storer b Hayward58-115100.00
Syd Gregory  b Briggs71-136300.00
Frank Iredale c Ranjitsinhji b Hirst89-167600.00
Harry Trott (c)c Wainwright b Briggs79-1931100.00
Monty Noble  b Richardson17-22200.00
Hugh Trumble c Hirst b Mason14-19100.00
James Kelly c Richardson b Hearne19-40200.00
Ernie Jones run out 7-12000.00
Tom McKibbin not out 2-3000.00
Extras(b 14, nb 1, w 1)16
TOTAL(185 Ov, RR: 2.81)520
Fall of wickets: 1-43 (Joe Darling), 2-167 (Clem Hill), 3-244 (Charlie McLeod), 4-310 (Syd Gregory), 5-434 (Frank Iredale), 6-453 (Monty Noble), 7-478 (Hugh Trumble), 8-509 (Harry Trott), 9-515 (James Kelly), 10-520 (Ernie Jones)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Tom Richardson481211412.38---00
George Hirst2518913.56---00
Johnny Briggs40109632.40---00
Jack Hearne3669412.61---00
Jack Mason1113313.00---00
Tom Hayward942312.56---00
Bill Storer1645513.44---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Archie MacLaren (c)c Trumble b McKibbin35-83200.00
Jack Mason  b McKibbin3-6000.00
Ted Wainwright c Jones b Noble21-60200.00
Ranji  b Trumble71-149400.00
Tom Hayward c Jones b Trott23-70100.00
Bill Storer c †Kelly b Trumble51-88600.00
George Hirst  b Jones0-3000.00
Frank Druce lbw b Trumble44-88400.00
Jack Hearne  b Jones1-1000.00
Johnny Briggs not out 46-71500.00
Tom Richardson  b Trumble3-4000.00
Extras(b 10, lb 3, nb 4)17
TOTAL(119.5 Ov, RR: 2.62)315
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Jack Mason), 2-60 (Ted Wainwright), 3-74 (Archie MacLaren), 4-133 (Tom Hayward), 5-203 (Ranji), 6-208 (George Hirst), 7-223 (Bill Storer), 8-224 (Jack Hearne), 9-311 (Frank Druce), 10-315 (Tom Richardson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Tom McKibbin2876622.36---00
Hugh Trumble26.555442.01---00
Ernie Jones2255422.45---00
Harry Trott1734912.88---00
Monty Noble1233112.58---00
Charlie McLeod1424403.14---00
England 2nd INNINGS (FOLLOWING ON)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Archie MacLaren (c)c Trott b Trumble38-70200.00
Jack Mason  b Trumble3-17000.00
Ranji  b Noble27-68200.00
Tom Hayward c Trumble b Noble33-73300.00
Bill Storer c Trumble b Noble1-5000.00
George Hirst lbw b Trumble3-7000.00
Frank Druce c McLeod b Noble15-32100.00
Ted Wainwright  b Noble11-35000.00
Johnny Briggs c Trott b Trumble12-33200.00
Jack Hearne c Jones b Noble0-4000.00
Tom Richardson not out 2-3000.00
Extras(b 3, lb 1, w 1)5
TOTAL(65.4 Ov, RR: 2.28)150
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Jack Mason), 2-65 (Archie MacLaren), 3-71 (Ranji), 4-75 (Bill Storer), 5-80 (George Hirst), 6-115 (Frank Druce), 7-123 (Tom Hayward), 8-141 (Ted Wainwright), 9-148 (Jack Hearne), 10-150 (Johnny Briggs)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Tom McKibbin401303.25---00
Hugh Trumble30.4125341.73---00
Harry Trott701702.43---00
Monty Noble1714962.88---00
Charlie McLeod721301.86---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season1897/98
Series result5-match series level 1-1
Match numberTEST No. 54
Match days - day match (0-day match)
Test debut
Monty Noble
Monty Noble
Umpires
Australia Image
Charles Bannerman
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Jim Phillips
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 01 Jan - day 1 -Australia 1st innings 283/3 (Syd Gregory 54*, Frank Iredale 12*, null ov)
Sun, 02 Jan - rest day
Mon, 03 Jan - day 2 -England 1st innings 22/1 (Archie MacLaren 9*, Ted Wainwright 3*, null ov)
Tue, 04 Jan - day 3 -England 1st innings 311/8 (Frank Druce 44*, Johnny Briggs 45*, null ov)
Wed, 05 Jan - day 4 -England 2nd innings 150/10 (65.4 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • Jones was the first bowler to be no-balled for throwing in a Test match - umpire Phillips called him once.
  • McLeod avenged his unfortunate dismissal in the previous match by making the most of his surprising promotion in the order.