5th Test, Sydney, February 26 - March 02, 1898, England tour of Australia
335 & 178
(T:275) 239 & 276/4

Australia won by 6 wickets

England 1st INNINGS 
Archie MacLaren (c) b Trott65-11380-
Ted Wainwright c Hill b Trumble49-117-0-
KS Ranjitsinhji c Gregory b Trott2-600-
Tom Hayward  b Jones47-9550-
Bill Storer  b Jones44-10840-
Frank Druce lbw b Noble64-114100-
George Hirst  b Jones44-8030-
Jack Mason c Howell b Jones7-10-0-
Johnny Briggs  b Jones0-1000-
Jack Hearne not out 2-500-
Tom Richardson  b Jones1-100-
Extras(b 2, lb 5, nb 1, w 2)10
TOTAL129.2 Ov (RR: 2.59)335
Fall of wickets: 1-111 (Archie MacLaren), 2-117 (Ted Wainwright), 3-119 (KS Ranjitsinhji), 4-197 (Tom Hayward), 5-230 (Bill Storer), 6-308 (George Hirst), 7-318 (Jack Mason), 8-324 (Johnny Briggs), 9-334 (Frank Druce), 10-335 (Tom Richardson)
Monty Noble2665712.19---00
Bill Howell1764002.35---00
Hugh Trumble2646712.57---00
Ernie Jones26.238263.11---00
Harry Trott2365622.43---00
Charlie McLeod1142302.09---00
Australia 1st INNINGS 
Charlie McLeod  b Richardson64-16380-
Joe Darling c Mason b Briggs14-40-0-
Clem Hill  b Richardson8-10-0-
Jack Worrall c Ranjitsinhji b Richardson26-65-0-
Syd Gregory c †Storer b Richardson21-22-0-
Monty Noble c †Storer b Richardson31-75-0-
Harry Trott (c)c Ranjitsinhji b Hearne18-55-0-
Hugh Trumble  b Richardson12---0-
James Kelly not out 27-60-0-
Bill Howell c MacLaren b Richardson10---0-
Ernie Jones c †Storer b Richardson1--00-
Extras(b 5, nb 1, w 1)7
TOTAL100.1 Ov (RR: 2.38)239
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Joe Darling), 2-45 (Clem Hill), 3-99 (Jack Worrall), 4-132 (Syd Gregory), 5-137 (Charlie McLeod), 6-188 (Harry Trott), 7-188 (Monty Noble), 8-221 (Hugh Trumble), 9-232 (Bill Howell), 10-239 (Ernie Jones)
Tom Richardson36.179482.59---00
Johnny Briggs1743912.29---00
Jack Hearne2194011.90---00
Bill Storer511302.60---00
Jack Mason1372001.53---00
Tom Hayward401203.00---00
George Hirst411403.50---00
England 2nd INNINGS 
Archie MacLaren (c)c Darling b Jones011000.00
Ted Wainwright  b Noble6-25-0-
KS Ranjitsinhji lbw b Jones12-58-0-
Tom Hayward c Worrall b Trumble43-105-0-
Bill Storer c Gregory b Trumble31-65-0-
Frank Druce c Howell b Trumble18-25-0-
George Hirst c Trott b Jones7-3001-
Jack Mason  b Trumble11-30-0-
Johnny Briggs  b Howell29-45-0-
Jack Hearne not out 3-2500-
Tom Richardson  b Howell6-5-0-
Extras(lb 12)12
TOTAL78.1 Ov (RR: 2.27)178
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Archie MacLaren), 2-16 (Ted Wainwright), 3-30 (KS Ranjitsinhji), 4-99 (Bill Storer), 5-104 (Tom Hayward), 6-121 (Frank Druce), 7-137 (George Hirst), 8-148 (Jack Mason), 9-172 (Johnny Briggs), 10-178 (Tom Richardson)
Monty Noble1543412.26---00
Bill Howell6.102223.56---00
Hugh Trumble2473741.54---00
Ernie Jones2636132.34---00
Harry Trott711201.71---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (Target: 275 runs)
Charlie McLeod  b Hearne4-1000-
Joe Darling c Wainwright b Richardson160-171300-
Clem Hill  b Richardson2-1000-
Jack Worrall c Hirst b Hayward62-12190-
Syd Gregory not out 22-45-0-
Monty Noble not out 15-17-0-
Extras(b 6, nb 4, w 1)11
TOTAL62.4 Ov (RR: 4.40)276/4
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Charlie McLeod), 2-40 (Clem Hill), 3-233 (Jack Worrall), 4-252 (Joe Darling)
Tom Richardson21.4111025.07---00
Johnny Briggs512505.00---00
Jack Hearne1555213.46---00
Jack Mason1112702.45---00
Tom Hayward301816.00---00
George Hirst703304.71---00
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TossEngland, elected to bat first
Series resultAustralia won the 5-match series 4-1
Match numberTest no. 57
Match daysday (0-day match)
Charles Bannerman
Jim Phillips
Sat, 26 Feb - day 1 - England 1st innings 301/5 (Frank Druce 43*, George Hirst 43*)
Sun, 27 Feb - rest day
Mon, 28 Feb - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 184/5 (Monty Noble 31*, Harry Trott 14*)
Tue, 01 Mar - day 3 - England 2nd innings 172/9 (Jack Hearne 3*)
Wed, 02 Mar - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 276/4 (62.4 ov) - end of match
  • Darling's hundred took only 91 minutes.
  • Tom Richardson ended his Test career by returning his best analysis. His 88 wickets in only 14 matches included 11 instances of five or more in an innings.
  • Darling was the first batsman to score three hundreds in the same Test rubber and the first to aggregate 500 runs in one.
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