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256 & 19-0
Series badge Won toss. Elected to batENG
113 & 160
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Overs: 2.3 RR: 7.60 vs seam: 10.36
Overs: 83.0 RR: 1.93 vs seam: 2.64
Thu 02/01/79 Australia v England, Only Test, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
AUSTRALIA WIN Australia won by 10 wickets
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England - 1st Inns 113 (54.0; RR: 2.09)

BATTER   R B 4 6 SR
G Ulyett b Spofforth 0 2 0 0 0.00
AP Lucas b Allan 6 0 0 0
AJ Webbe b Allan 4 0 0 0
AN Hornby b Spofforth 2 0 0 0
Lord Harris b Garrett 33 0 3 0
VPFA Royle b Spofforth 3 0 0 0
FA MacKinnon b Spofforth 0 1 0 0 0.00
T Emmett c Horan b Spofforth 0 1 0 0 0.00
CA Absolom c Bannerman b Boyle 52 0 5 0
L Hone c Blackham b Spofforth 7 0 0 0
SS Schultz not out 0 0 0 0
Extras (4b, 2lb, 0w, 0nb) 6  
TOTAL 113 all out (54.0 overs; RR: 2.09)

Fall of wickets

0-1 (G Ulyett 0.2 ov), 7-2 (AJ Webbe 5.1 ov), 10-3 (AP Lucas 0.0 ov), 14-4 (AN Hornby 0.0 ov), 26-5 (VPFA Royle 0.0 ov), 26-6 (FA MacKinnon 0.0 ov), 26-7 (T Emmett 0.0 ov), 89-8 (Lord Harris 0.0 ov), 113-9 (CA Absolom 0.0 ov), 113-10 (L Hone 54.0 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
FR Spofforth 25.0 9 48 6 1.92 0 0
FE Allan 17.0 4 30 2 1.76 0 0
TW Garrett 5.0 0 18 1 3.60 0 0
HF Boyle 7.0 1 11 1 1.57 0 0

Australia - 1st Inns 256 (159.3; RR: 1.61)

BATTER   R B 4 6 SR
C Bannerman b Emmett 15 0 1 0
WL Murdoch c Webbe b Ulyett 4 0 1 0
TP Horan c Hone b Emmett 10 0 0 0
AC Bannerman b Schultz 73 0 7 0
FR Spofforth c Royle b Emmett 39 0 5 0
TW Garrett c Hone b Emmett 26 0 3 0
FE Allan b Hornby 5 0 0 0
HF Boyle c Royle b Emmett 28 0 5 0
JM Blackham b Emmett 6 0 1 0
TJD Kelly c Webbe b Emmett 10 0 0 0
DW Gregory not out 12 0 0 0
Extras (19b, 2lb, 7w, 0nb) 28  
TOTAL 256 all out (159.3 overs; RR: 1.61)

Fall of wickets

16-1 (WL Murdoch 0.0 ov), 30-2 (C Bannerman 0.0 ov), 37-3 (TP Horan 0.0 ov), 101-4 (FR Spofforth 0.0 ov), 131-5 (TW Garrett 0.0 ov), 158-6 (FE Allan 0.0 ov), 215-7 (HF Boyle 0.0 ov), 224-8 (JM Blackham 0.0 ov), 234-9 (TJD Kelly 0.0 ov), 256-10 (AC Bannerman 159.3 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
T Emmett 59.0 31 68 7 1.15 0 0
G Ulyett 62.0 24 93 1 1.50 0 0
AP Lucas 18.0 6 31 0 1.72 0 0
SS Schultz 6.3 3 16 1 2.67 0 0
AN Hornby 7.0 7 0 1 0.00 0 0
VPFA Royle 4.0 1 6 0 1.50 0 0
Lord Harris 3.0 0 14 0 4.67 0 0

England - 2nd Inns 160 (83.0; RR: 1.93)

BATTER   R B 4 6 SR
G Ulyett b Spofforth 14 0 1 0
AP Lucas c Boyle b Allan 13 0 1 0
AJ Webbe lbw b Allan 0 0 0 0
AN Hornby b Spofforth 4 0 0 0
Lord Harris c Horan b Spofforth 36 0 4 0
VPFA Royle c Spofforth b Boyle 18 0 2 0
FA MacKinnon b Spofforth 5 0 0 0
CA Absolom c & b Spofforth 6 0 1 0
T Emmett not out 24 0 4 0
L Hone b Spofforth 6 0 1 0
SS Schultz c & b Spofforth 20 0 1 0
Extras (10b, 4lb, 0w, 0nb) 14  
TOTAL 160 all out (83.0 overs; RR: 1.93)

Fall of wickets

26-1 (AP Lucas 0.0 ov), 28-2 (G Ulyett 0.0 ov), 28-3 (AJ Webbe 0.0 ov), 34-4 (AN Hornby 0.0 ov), 78-5 (VPFA Royle 0.0 ov), 103-6 (Lord Harris 0.0 ov), 103-7 (FA MacKinnon 0.0 ov), 118-8 (CA Absolom 0.0 ov), 128-9 (L Hone 0.0 ov), 160-10 (SS Schultz 83.0 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
FR Spofforth 35.0 16 62 7 1.77 0 0
FE Allan 28.0 11 50 2 1.79 0 0
TW Garrett 10.0 6 18 0 1.80 0 0
HF Boyle 10.0 4 16 1 1.60 0 0

Australia - 2nd Inns 19-0 (2.3; RR: 7.60)

BATTER   R B 4 6 SR
C Bannerman not out 15 7 2 0 214.29
WL Murdoch not out 4 4 1 0 100.00
TP Horan  
AC Bannerman  
FR Spofforth  
TW Garrett  
FE Allan  
HF Boyle  
JM Blackham  
TJD Kelly  
DW Gregory  
Extras (0b, 0lb, 0w, 0nb) 0  
TOTAL 19-0 (2.3 overs; RR: 7.60)

Fall of wickets

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
SS Schultz 1.3 0 10 0 10.00 0 0
G Ulyett 1.0 0 9 0 9.00 0 0

Match Info

Match

Australia v England at Melbourne, Only Test

Date

Thursday January 2, 1879

Toss

England won the toss and elected to bat

Time

1:20am UTC

Venue

Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne

Umpires

G Coulthard, P Coady

Australia Team

Playing XI

C Bannerman, JM Blackham, TW Garrett, DW Gregory, TP Horan, TJD Kelly, WL Murdoch, FR Spofforth, FE Allan, AC Bannerman, HF Boyle

England Team

Playing XI

T Emmett, G Ulyett, CA Absolom, Lord Harris, L Hone, AN Hornby, AP Lucas, FA MacKinnon, VPFA Royle, SS Schultz, AJ Webbe