2nd Test, Melbourne, January 01 - 05, 1898, England tour of Australia
(f/o) 315 & 150

Australia won by an innings and 55 runs

Australia 1st Innings
England 1st Innings
England 2nd Innings (Following on)
Match Details
Australia 1st Innings 
Joe Darling c Hirst b Briggs36-4550-
Charlie McLeod  b Storer112-24440-
Clem Hill c †Storer b Hayward58-11510-
Syd Gregory  b Briggs71-13630-
Frank Iredale c Ranjitsinhji b Hirst89-16760-
Harry Trott (c)c Wainwright b Briggs79-193110-
Monty Noble  b Richardson17-2220-
Hugh Trumble c Hirst b Mason14-1910-
James Kelly c Richardson b Hearne19-4020-
Ernie Jones run out 7-1200-
Tom McKibbin not out 2-300-
Extras(b 14, nb 1, w 1)16
TOTAL185 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)
Tom Richardson481211412.37---00
George Hirst2518913.56---00
Johnny Briggs40109632.40---00
Jack Hearne3669412.61---00
Jack Mason1113313.00---00
Tom Hayward942312.55---00
Bill Storer1645513.43---00
England 1st Innings 
Archie MacLaren (c)c Trumble b McKibbin35-8320-
Jack Mason  b McKibbin3-600-
Ted Wainwright c Jones b Noble21-6020-
KS Ranjitsinhji  b Trumble71-14940-
Tom Hayward c Jones b Trott23-7010-
Bill Storer c †Kelly b Trumble51-8860-
George Hirst  b Jones0-300-
Frank Druce lbw b Trumble44-8840-
Jack Hearne  b Jones1-100-
Johnny Briggs not out 46-7150-
Tom Richardson  b Trumble3-400-
Extras(b 10, lb 3, nb 4)17
TOTAL119.5 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 (KS Ranjitsinhji), 6-208 (George Hirst), 7-223 (Bill Storer), 8-224 (Jack Hearne), 9-311 (Frank Druce), 10-315 (Tom Richardson)
Tom McKibbin2876622.35---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) 
Archie MacLaren (c)c Trott b Trumble38-7020-
Jack Mason  b Trumble3-1700-
KS Ranjitsinhji  b Noble27-6820-
Tom Hayward c Trumble b Noble33-7330-
Bill Storer c Trumble b Noble1-500-
George Hirst lbw b Trumble3-700-
Frank Druce c McLeod b Noble15-3210-
Ted Wainwright  b Noble11-3500-
Johnny Briggs c Trott b Trumble12-3320-
Jack Hearne c Jones b Noble0-400-
Tom Richardson not out 2-300-
Extras(b 3, lb 1, w 1)5
TOTAL65.4 Ov (RR: 2.28)150
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Jack Mason), 2-65 (Archie MacLaren), 3-71 (KS Ranjitsinhji), 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)
Tom McKibbin401303.25---00
Hugh Trumble30.4125341.72---00
Harry Trott701702.42---00
Monty Noble1714962.88---00
Charlie McLeod721301.85---00
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TossAustralia, elected to bat first
Series result5-match series level 1-1
Match numberTest no. 54
Match daysday (0-day match)
Test debut
Monty Noble
Monty Noble
Charles Bannerman
Jim Phillips
Sat, 01 Jan - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 283/3 (Syd Gregory 54*, Frank Iredale 12*)
Sun, 02 Jan - rest day
Mon, 03 Jan - day 2 - England 1st innings 22/1 (Archie MacLaren 9*, Ted Wainwright 3*)
Tue, 04 Jan - day 3 - England 1st innings 311/8 (Frank Druce 44*, Johnny Briggs 45*)
Wed, 05 Jan - day 4 - England 2nd innings 150 (65.4 ov) - end of match
  • 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.
England Innings
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