5th Test, Sydney, Feb 26 - Mar 2 1898, England tour of Australia
335 & 178
(62.4 ov, target 275)239 & 276/4
Australia won by 6 wickets
England 1st INNINGS
Archie MacLaren (c) b Trott65-113800.00
Ted Wainwright c Hill b Trumble49-117-00.00
Ranji c Gregory b Trott2-6000.00
Tom Hayward  b Jones47-95500.00
Bill Storer  b Jones44-108400.00
Frank Druce lbw b Noble64-1141000.00
George Hirst  b Jones44-80300.00
Jack Mason c Howell b Jones7-10-00.00
Johnny Briggs  b Jones0-10000.00
Jack Hearne not out 2-5000.00
Tom Richardson  b Jones1-1000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 5, nb 1, w 2)10
TOTAL(129.2 Ov, RR: 2.59)335
Fall of wickets: 1-111 (Archie MacLaren), 2-117 (Ted Wainwright), 3-119 (Ranji), 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 Richardson64-163800.00
Joe Darling c Mason b Briggs14-40-00.00
Clem Hill  b Richardson8-10-00.00
Jack Worrall c Ranjitsinhji b Richardson26-65-00.00
Syd Gregory c †Storer b Richardson21-22-00.00
Monty Noble c †Storer b Richardson31-75-00.00
Harry Trott (c)c Ranjitsinhji b Hearne18-55-00.00
Hugh Trumble  b Richardson12---00.00
James Kelly not out 27-60-00.00
Bill Howell c MacLaren b Richardson10---00.00
Ernie Jones c †Storer b Richardson1--000.00
Extras(b 5, nb 1, w 1)7
TOTAL(100.1 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 Noble6-25-00.00
Ranji lbw b Jones12-58-00.00
Tom Hayward c Worrall b Trumble43-105-00.00
Bill Storer c Gregory b Trumble31-65-00.00
Frank Druce c Howell b Trumble18-25-00.00
George Hirst c Trott b Jones7-30010.00
Jack Mason  b Trumble11-30-00.00
Johnny Briggs  b Howell29-45-00.00
Jack Hearne not out 3-25000.00
Tom Richardson  b Howell6-5-00.00
Extras(lb 12)12
TOTAL(78.1 Ov, RR: 2.27)178
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Archie MacLaren), 2-16 (Ted Wainwright), 3-30 (Ranji), 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 Hearne4-10000.00
Joe Darling c Wainwright b Richardson160-1713000.00
Clem Hill  b Richardson2-10000.00
Jack Worrall c Hirst b Hayward62-121900.00
Syd Gregory not out 22-45-00.00
Monty Noble not out 15-17-00.00
Extras(b 6, nb 4, w 1)11
TOTAL(62.4 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
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Series resultAustralia won the 5-match series 4-1
Match numberTest no. 57
Match daysday(0-day match)
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Charles Bannerman
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Jim Phillips
Sat, 26 Feb - day 1 -England 1st innings 301/5 (Frank Druce 43*, George Hirst 43*, null ov)
Sun, 27 Feb - rest day
Mon, 28 Feb - day 2 -Australia 1st innings 184/5 (Monty Noble 31*, Harry Trott 14*, null ov)
Tue, 01 Mar - day 3 -England 2nd innings 172/9 (Jack Hearne 3*, null ov)
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.