Melbourne, Mar 17 - 21 1887, Other First-class Matches
(71 ov)(f/o) 356 & 135/5
Match drawn
Non-Smokers (Australia) 1st INNINGS
Arthur Shrewsbury (c)c Duffy b Briggs236--390-
William Bruce lbw b Palmer131--171-
Billy Bates  b Palmer4--10-
Billy Gunn  b Boyle150--200-
Dick Barlow  b Palmer29--40-
Richard Houston c & b Briggs57--50-
Harry Musgrove st †Lewis b Briggs62--80-
Jack Worrall  b Read78--100-
William Cooper c & b Briggs46--70-
Mordecai Sherwin not out 5--00-
Billy Barnes absent hurt------
Extras(b 3, lb 1, w 1)5
TOTAL(302.1 Ov, RR: 3.98, 550 Mts)803
Fall of wickets: 1-196 (William Bruce), 2-204 (Billy Bates), 3-514, 4-524, 5-575, 6-656, 7-686, 8-788, 9-803
Johnny Briggs55.11114143.82---10
Joey Palmer541018935.25---00
Harry Boyle31146012.90---00
George Lohmann481811303.53---00
Wilf Flowers38129303.67---00
William Scotton2648204.73---00
William Duffy1525205.20---00
Maurice Read26104312.48---00
Frank Walters942504.16---00
Smokers (Australia) 1st INNINGS
Maurice Read st †Sherwin b Cooper30-----
Joey Palmer c Worrall b Bruce113-----
Johnny Briggs c Shrewsbury b Bates86-----
Wilf Flowers run out (†Sherwin)69-----
George Lohmann c sub b Bates19-----
William Scotton c Bruce b Bates11-----
Harry Boyle (c) b Bruce7-----
George Browning  b Bates1-----
Frank Walters st †Sherwin b Bates0-----
Percy Lewis c Houston b Bates2-----
William Duffy not out 0-----
Extras(b 12, lb 2, nb 2, w 2)18
TOTAL(150.3 Ov, RR: 3.54, 270 Mts)356
Fall of wickets: 1-44, 2-204, 3-267, 10-356
Billy Bates49187362.23---00
William Cooper2958514.39---00
William Bruce36.3109223.75---20
Jack Worrall1573003.00---00
Billy Gunn1242703.37---02
Richard Houston923105.16---00
Smokers (Australia) 2nd INNINGS (FOLLOWING ON)
Joey Palmer c Houston b Worrall24-----
Johnny Briggs st †Sherwin b Bates54-----
Wilf Flowers  b Houston25-----
George Lohmann lbw b Gunn2-----
William Scotton handled the ball 18-----
Harry Boyle (c)not out 0-----
Extras(b 9, lb 2, nb 1)12
TOTAL(71 Ov, RR: 2.85, 130 Mts)135/5
Fall of wickets: 5-135
Billy Bates2184012.85---00
Billy Barnes831402.62---00
William Bruce1471501.60---00
Jack Worrall1252212.75---00
William Cooper401806.75---00
Billy Gunn65110.25---00
Richard Houston511313.90---00
Arthur Shrewsbury11000.00---01
East Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
TossNon-Smokers (Australia), elected to bat first
SeriesOther First-class Matches
Match daysday (4-day match)
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Jim Phillips
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Reg Wood
Balls per over4
Thu, 17 Mar - day 1 - Non-Smokers 1st innings 423/2 (Arthur Shrewsbury 183*, Billy Gunn 104*)
Fri, 18 Mar - day 2 - Non-Smokers 1st innings 792/8 (William Cooper 40*, Mordecai Sherwin 1*)
Sat, 19 Mar - day 3 - Smokers 1st innings 302/3 (Wilf Flowers 48*, George Lohmann 16*)
Sun, 20 Mar - rest day
Mon, 21 Mar - day 4 - Smokers 2nd innings 135/5 (71 ov) - end of match