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AUS flag AUSWon toss. Elected to bat
323 & 115-2
Series badge ENG
174 & 263
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Overs: 39.4 RR: 2.90 vs spin: 5.17
vs seam: 2.43
Overs: 114.2 RR: 2.30 vs spin: 3.25
vs seam: 2.19
Sat 29/01/98 Australia v England, 4th Test, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
AUSTRALIA WIN Australia won by 8 wickets
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Australia - 1st Inns 323 (101.4; RR: 3.18)

BATTER   R B 4 6 SR
CE McLeod b Hearne 1 0 0 0
J Darling c Hearne b Richardson 12 0 1 0
C Hill c Stoddart b Hearne 188 0 21 0
SE Gregory b Richardson 0 1 0 0 0.00
FA Iredale c Storer b Hearne 0 0 0 0
MA Noble c & b Hearne 4 0 0 0
GHS Trott c Storer b Hearne 7 0 0 0
H Trumble c Mason b Storer 46 0 4 0
JJ Kelly c Storer b Briggs 32 0 6 0
E Jones c Hayward b Hearne 20 0 2 0
WP Howell not out 9 0 0 0
Extras (3b, 0lb, 1w, 0nb) 4  
TOTAL 323 all out (101.4 overs; RR: 3.18)

Fall of wickets

1-1 (CE McLeod 0.0 ov), 25-2 (J Darling 0.0 ov), 25-3 (SE Gregory 0.0 ov), 26-4 (FA Iredale 0.0 ov), 32-5 (MA Noble 0.0 ov), 58-6 (GHS Trott 0.0 ov), 223-7 (H Trumble 0.0 ov), 283-8 (JJ Kelly 0.0 ov), 303-9 (C Hill 0.0 ov), 323-10 (E Jones 101.4 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
T Richardson 26.0 2 102 2 3.92 0 0
JT Hearne 35.4 13 98 6 2.80 0 0
TW Hayward 10.0 4 24 0 2.40 0 0
J Briggs 17.0 4 38 1 2.24 0 0
AE Stoddart 6.0 1 22 0 3.67 0 0
W Storer 4.0 0 24 1 6.00 0 0
E Wainwright 3.0 1 11 0 3.67 0 0

England - 1st Inns 174 (61.1; RR: 2.84)

BATTER   R B 4 6 SR
AC MacLaren b Howell 8 0 0 0
E Wainwright c Howell b Trott 6 0 0 0
Maharaja of Nawanagar c Iredale b Trumble 24 0 3 0
TW Hayward c Gregory b Noble 22 0 3 0
NF Druce lbw b Jones 24 0 3 0
W Storer c & b Trumble 2 0 0 0
JR Mason b Jones 30 0 2 0
AE Stoddart c Darling b Jones 17 0 1 0
J Briggs not out 21 0 2 0
JT Hearne c Trott b Jones 0 0 0 0
T Richardson b Trott 20 0 4 0
Extras (0b, 0lb, 0w, 0nb) 0  
TOTAL 174 all out (61.1 overs; RR: 2.84)

Fall of wickets

14-1 (AC MacLaren 0.0 ov), 16-2 (E Wainwright 0.0 ov), 60-3 (Maharaja of Nawanagar 0.0 ov), 60-4 (TW Hayward 0.0 ov), 67-5 (W Storer 0.0 ov), 103-6 (NF Druce 0.0 ov), 121-7 (AE Stoddart 0.0 ov), 148-8 (JR Mason 0.0 ov), 148-9 (JT Hearne 0.0 ov), 174-10 (T Richardson 61.1 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
WP Howell 16.0 7 34 1 2.13 0 0
GHS Trott 11.1 1 33 2 3.00 0 0
MA Noble 7.0 1 21 1 3.00 0 0
H Trumble 15.0 4 30 2 2.00 0 0
E Jones 12.0 2 56 4 4.67 0 0

England - 2nd Inns 263 (114.2; RR: 2.30)

BATTER   R B 4 6 SR
J Briggs c Darling b Howell 23 0 1 0
E Wainwright c McLeod b Jones 2 0 0 0
AC MacLaren c Iredale b Trumble 45 0 6 0
Maharaja of Nawanagar b Noble 55 0 2 0
TW Hayward c & b Trumble 25 0 0 0
AE Stoddart b Jones 25 0 2 0
NF Druce c Howell b Trott 16 0 2 0
JR Mason b Howell 26 0 0 0
W Storer c Darling b McLeod 26 0 2 0
JT Hearne not out 4 0 0 0
T Richardson c Trumble b McLeod 2 0 0 0
Extras (1b, 11lb, 1w, 1nb) 14  
TOTAL 263 all out (114.2 overs; RR: 2.30)

Fall of wickets

7-1 (E Wainwright 0.0 ov), 63-2 (J Briggs 0.0 ov), 94-3 (AC MacLaren 0.0 ov), 147-4 (Maharaja of Nawanagar 0.0 ov), 157-5 (TW Hayward 0.0 ov), 192-6 (NF Druce 0.0 ov), 211-7 (AE Stoddart 0.0 ov), 259-8 (JR Mason 0.0 ov), 259-9 (W Storer 0.0 ov), 263-10 (T Richardson 114.2 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
WP Howell 30.0 12 58 2 1.93 0 0
E Jones 25.0 7 70 2 2.80 0 0
GHS Trott 12.0 2 39 1 3.25 0 0
H Trumble 23.0 6 40 2 1.74 0 0
MA Noble 16.0 6 31 1 1.94 0 0
CE McLeod 8.2 4 11 2 1.38 0 0

Australia - 2nd Inns 115-2 (39.4; RR: 2.90)

BATTER   R B 4 6 SR
CE McLeod not out 64 0 5 0
J Darling c Druce b Hayward 29 0 4 0
C Hill lbw b Hayward 0 0 0 0
SE Gregory not out 21 0 2 0
FA Iredale  
MA Noble  
GHS Trott  
H Trumble  
JJ Kelly  
E Jones  
WP Howell  
Extras (0b, 0lb, 0w, 1nb) 1  
TOTAL 115-2 (39.4 overs; RR: 2.90)

Fall of wickets

50-1 (J Darling 0.0 ov), 56-2 (C Hill 0.0 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
JT Hearne 7.0 3 19 0 2.71 0 0
J Briggs 6.0 1 31 0 5.17 0 0
TW Hayward 10.0 4 24 2 2.40 0 0
E Wainwright 9.0 2 21 0 2.33 0 0
JR Mason 4.0 1 10 0 2.50 0 0
Maharaja of Nawanagar 3.4 1 9 0 3.00 0 0

Match Info

Match

Australia v England at Melbourne, 4th Test

Date

Saturday January 29, 1898

Toss

Australia won the toss and elected to bat

Time

1:00am GMT

Venue

Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne

Umpires

J Phillips, C Bannerman

Australia Team

Playing XI

GHS Trott, SE Gregory, H Trumble, J Darling, FA Iredale, E Jones, CE McLeod, C Hill, JJ Kelly, MA Noble, WP Howell

England Team

Playing XI

J Briggs, AE Stoddart, JT Hearne, E Wainwright, T Richardson, AC MacLaren, TW Hayward, Maharaja of Nawanagar, NF Druce, JR Mason, W Storer