result
2nd Test, Melbourne, Dec 30 1911 - Jan 3 1912, England tour of Australia
184 & 299
(target 219)265 & 219/2
England won by 8 wickets
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Charles Kelleway lbw b Barnes216190012.50
Warren Bardsley  b Barnes013000.00
Clem Hill (c) b Barnes418200022.22
Warwick Armstrong c †Smith b Barnes416130025.00
Victor Trumper  b Foster1348442027.08
Vernon Ransford c †Smith b Hitch4365942066.15
Roy Minnett c Hobbs b Barnes21180018.18
Ranji Hordern not out 491261416038.88
Tibby Cotter run out 147730200.00
Sammy Carter c †Smith b Douglas2936412080.55
Bill Whitty  b Woolley1431381045.16
Extras(b 5, lb 4, nb 1)10
TOTAL(62.1 Ov, RR: 2.95)184
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Warren Bardsley), 2-5 (Charles Kelleway), 3-8 (Clem Hill), 4-11 (Warwick Armstrong), 5-33 (Victor Trumper), 6-38 (Roy Minnett), 7-80 (Vernon Ransford), 8-97 (Tibby Cotter), 9-140 (Sammy Carter), 10-184 (Bill Whitty)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Frank Foster1625213.25---00
Sydney Barnes2394451.91---00
Bill Hitch703715.28---00
Johnny Douglas1543312.20---00
'Young Jack' Hearne10808.00---00
Frank Woolley0.10010.00---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Wilfred Rhodes c Trumper b Cotter611441346042.36
Jack Hobbs c †Carter b Cotter61080060.00
'Young Jack' Hearne c †Carter b Cotter11424322511046.91
George Gunn lbw b Armstrong1032350031.25
Phil Mead c Armstrong b Whitty1150490022.00
Frank Foster c Hill b Cotter920171045.00
Johnny Douglas (c) b Hordern940560022.50
Frank Woolley c Ransford b Hordern2338341060.52
Tiger Smith  b Hordern520200025.00
Sydney Barnes lbw b Hordern1310033.33
Bill Hitch not out 024000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 10, nb 4)16
TOTAL(98.1 Ov, RR: 2.69)265
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Jack Hobbs), 2-137 (Wilfred Rhodes), 3-174 (George Gunn), 4-213 (Phil Mead), 5-224 ('Young Jack' Hearne), 6-227 (Frank Foster), 7-258 (Frank Woolley), 8-260 (Johnny Douglas), 9-262 (Sydney Barnes), 10-265 (Tiger Smith)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Tibby Cotter2127343.47---00
Bill Whitty1924712.47---00
Ranji Hordern23.116642.84---00
Charles Kelleway1572701.80---00
Warwick Armstrong1562011.33---00
Roy Minnett501603.20---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Charles Kelleway c Gunn b Foster1337301035.13
Warren Bardsley run out 1634451047.05
Clem Hill (c)c Gunn b Barnes01617000.00
Warwick Armstrong  b Foster9016014814056.25
Victor Trumper  b Barnes2690033.33
Vernon Ransford c †Smith b Foster32941023034.04
Ranji Hordern c Mead b Foster3165854047.69
Roy Minnett  b Foster3467503050.74
Tibby Cotter c Hobbs b Foster41404251102.50
Sammy Carter  b Barnes1636411044.44
Bill Whitty not out 013000.00
Extras(b 14, lb 7, nb 2, w 1)24
TOTAL(91.1 Ov, RR: 3.27)299
Fall of wickets: 1-28 (Charles Kelleway), 2-34 (Warren Bardsley), 3-34 (Clem Hill), 4-38 (Victor Trumper), 5-135 (Vernon Ransford), 6-168 (Warwick Armstrong), 7-232 (Roy Minnett), 8-235 (Ranji Hordern), 9-298 (Tibby Cotter), 10-299 (Sammy Carter)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Frank Foster3899162.39---00
Sydney Barnes32.179632.98---00
Bill Hitch502104.20---00
Johnny Douglas1003803.80---00
'Young Jack' Hearne10505.00---00
Frank Woolley302107.00---00
Wilfred Rhodes21301.50---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 219 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Wilfred Rhodes c †Carter b Cotter2850551056.00
Jack Hobbs not out 1262062078061.16
George Gunn c †Carter b Whitty431091142039.44
'Young Jack' Hearne not out 1239330030.76
Extras(b 5, lb 5)10
TOTAL(67.1 Ov, RR: 3.26)219/2
Fall of wickets: 1-57 (Wilfred Rhodes), 2-169 (George Gunn)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Tibby Cotter1454513.21---00
Bill Whitty1833712.05---00
Ranji Hordern1706603.88---00
Charles Kelleway701502.14---00
Warwick Armstrong812202.75---00
Roy Minnett201306.50---00
Vernon Ransford1.101109.42---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season1911/12
Series result5-match series level 1-1
Match numberTest no. 117
Match daysday (0-day match)
Test debut
Bill Hitch
Bill Hitch
Tiger Smith
Tiger Smith
Umpires
Australia Image
Bob Crockett
Australia Image
David Elder
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 30 Dec - day 1 - England 1st innings 38/1 (Wilfred Rhodes 16*, 'Young Jack' Hearne 12*)
Sun, 31 Dec - rest day
Mon, 01 Jan - day 2 - England 1st innings 265
Tue, 02 Jan - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 269/8 (Tibby Cotter 18*, Sammy Carter 12*)
Wed, 03 Jan - day 4 - England 2nd innings 219/2 (67.1 ov) - end of match