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239 & 276-4
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335 & 178
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Overs: 62.4 RR: 4.40 vs spin: 5.00
vs seam: 4.41
Overs: 78.1 RR: 2.28 vs spin: 1.71
vs seam: 2.58
Sat 26/02/98 Australia v England, 5th Test, Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
AUSTRALIA WIN Australia won by 6 wickets
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England - 1st Inns 335 (129.2; RR: 2.59)

BATTER   R B 4 6 SR
AC MacLaren b Trott 65 0 8 0
E Wainwright c Hill b Trumble 49 0 0 0
Maharaja of Nawanagar c Gregory b Trott 2 0 0 0
TW Hayward b Jones 47 0 5 0
W Storer b Jones 44 0 4 0
NF Druce lbw b Noble 64 0 10 0
GH Hirst b Jones 44 0 3 0
JR Mason c Howell b Jones 7 0 0 0
J Briggs b Jones 0 0 0 0
JT Hearne not out 2 0 0 0
T Richardson b Jones 1 0 0 0
Extras (2b, 5lb, 2w, 1nb) 10  
TOTAL 335 all out (129.2 overs; RR: 2.59)

Fall of wickets

111-1 (AC MacLaren 0.0 ov), 117-2 (E Wainwright 0.0 ov), 119-3 (Maharaja of Nawanagar 0.0 ov), 197-4 (TW Hayward 0.0 ov), 230-5 (W Storer 0.0 ov), 308-6 (GH Hirst 0.0 ov), 318-7 (JR Mason 0.0 ov), 324-8 (J Briggs 0.0 ov), 334-9 (NF Druce 0.0 ov), 335-10 (T Richardson 129.2 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
MA Noble 26.0 6 57 1 2.19 0 0
WP Howell 17.0 6 40 0 2.35 0 0
H Trumble 26.0 4 67 1 2.58 0 0
E Jones 26.2 3 82 6 3.15 0 0
GHS Trott 23.0 6 56 2 2.43 0 0
CE McLeod 11.0 4 23 0 2.09 0 0

Australia - 1st Inns 239 (100.1; RR: 2.39)

BATTER   R B 4 6 SR
CE McLeod b Richardson 64 0 8 0
J Darling c Mason b Briggs 14 0 0 0
C Hill b Richardson 8 0 0 0
J Worrall c Nawanagar b Richardson 26 0 0 0
SE Gregory c Storer b Richardson 21 0 0 0
MA Noble c Storer b Richardson 31 0 0 0
GHS Trott c Nawanagar b Hearne 18 0 0 0
H Trumble b Richardson 12 0 0 0
JJ Kelly not out 27 0 0 0
WP Howell c MacLaren b Richardson 10 0 0 0
E Jones c Storer b Richardson 1 0 0 0
Extras (5b, 0lb, 1w, 1nb) 7  
TOTAL 239 all out (100.1 overs; RR: 2.39)

Fall of wickets

36-1 (J Darling 0.0 ov), 45-2 (C Hill 0.0 ov), 99-3 (J Worrall 0.0 ov), 132-4 (SE Gregory 0.0 ov), 137-5 (CE McLeod 0.0 ov), 188-6 (GHS Trott 0.0 ov), 188-7 (MA Noble 0.0 ov), 221-8 (H Trumble 0.0 ov), 232-9 (WP Howell 0.0 ov), 239-10 (E Jones 100.1 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
T Richardson 36.1 7 94 8 2.61 0 0
J Briggs 17.0 4 39 1 2.29 0 0
JT Hearne 21.0 9 40 1 1.90 0 0
W Storer 5.0 1 13 0 2.60 0 0
JR Mason 13.0 7 20 0 1.54 0 0
TW Hayward 4.0 0 12 0 3.00 0 0
GH Hirst 4.0 1 14 0 3.50 0 0

England - 2nd Inns 178 (78.1; RR: 2.28)

BATTER   R B 4 6 SR
AC MacLaren c Darling b Jones 0 1 0 0 0.00
E Wainwright b Noble 6 0 0 0
Maharaja of Nawanagar lbw b Jones 12 0 0 0
TW Hayward c Worrall b Trumble 43 0 0 0
W Storer c Gregory b Trumble 31 0 0 0
NF Druce c Howell b Trumble 18 0 0 0
GH Hirst c Trott b Jones 7 0 0 1
JR Mason b Trumble 11 0 0 0
J Briggs b Howell 29 0 0 0
JT Hearne not out 3 0 0 0
T Richardson b Howell 6 0 0 0
Extras (0b, 12lb, 0w, 0nb) 12  
TOTAL 178 all out (78.1 overs; RR: 2.28)

Fall of wickets

0-1 (AC MacLaren 0.0 ov), 16-2 (E Wainwright 0.0 ov), 30-3 (Maharaja of Nawanagar 0.0 ov), 99-4 (W Storer 0.0 ov), 104-5 (TW Hayward 0.0 ov), 121-6 (NF Druce 0.0 ov), 137-7 (GH Hirst 0.0 ov), 148-8 (JR Mason 0.0 ov), 172-9 (J Briggs 0.0 ov), 178-10 (T Richardson 78.1 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
E Jones 26.0 3 61 3 2.35 0 0
MA Noble 15.0 4 34 1 2.27 0 0
WP Howell 6.1 0 22 2 3.67 0 0
GHS Trott 7.0 1 12 0 1.71 0 0
H Trumble 24.0 7 37 4 1.54 0 0

Australia - 2nd Inns 276-4 (62.4; RR: 4.40)

BATTER   R B 4 6 SR
CE McLeod b Hearne 4 0 0 0
J Darling c Wainwright b Richardson 160 0 30 0
C Hill b Richardson 2 0 0 0
J Worrall c Hirst b Hayward 62 0 9 0
SE Gregory not out 22 0 0 0
MA Noble not out 15 0 0 0
GHS Trott  
H Trumble  
JJ Kelly  
WP Howell  
E Jones  
Extras (6b, 0lb, 1w, 4nb) 11  
TOTAL 276-4 (62.4 overs; RR: 4.40)

Fall of wickets

23-1 (CE McLeod 0.0 ov), 40-2 (C Hill 0.0 ov), 233-3 (J Worrall 0.0 ov), 252-4 (J Darling 0.0 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
T Richardson 21.4 1 110 2 5.24 0 0
JT Hearne 15.0 5 52 1 3.47 0 0
GH Hirst 7.0 0 33 0 4.71 0 0
J Briggs 5.0 1 25 0 5.00 0 0
JR Mason 11.0 1 27 0 2.45 0 0
TW Hayward 3.0 0 18 1 6.00 0 0

Match Info

Match

Australia v England at Sydney, 5th Test

Date

Saturday February 26, 1898

Toss

England won the toss and elected to bat

Time

1:00am GMT

Venue

Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney

Umpires

J Phillips, C Bannerman

Australia Team

Playing XI

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

England Team

Playing XI

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