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AUS flag AUSWon toss. Elected to bat
520
Series badge ENG
315 & 150
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Overs: 185.0 RR: 2.81 vs spin: 2.70
vs seam: 2.78
Overs: 65.4 RR: 2.28 vs spin: 2.43
vs seam: 1.86
Sat 01/01/98 Australia v England, 2nd Test, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
AUSTRALIA WIN Australia won by an innings and 55 runs
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Australia - 1st Inns 520 (185.0; RR: 2.81)

BATTER   R B 4 6 SR
J Darling c Hirst b Briggs 36 0 5 0
CE McLeod b Storer 112 0 4 0
C Hill c Storer b Hayward 58 0 1 0
SE Gregory b Briggs 71 0 3 0
FA Iredale c Nawanagar b Hirst 89 0 6 0
GHS Trott c Wainwright b Briggs 79 0 11 0
MA Noble b Richardson 17 0 2 0
H Trumble c Hirst b Mason 14 0 1 0
JJ Kelly c Richardson b Hearne 19 0 2 0
E Jones run out 7 0 0 0
TR McKibbin not out 2 0 0 0
Extras (14b, 0lb, 1w, 1nb) 16  
TOTAL 520 all out (185.0 overs; RR: 2.81)

Fall of wickets

43-1 (J Darling 0.0 ov), 167-2 (C Hill 0.0 ov), 244-3 (CE McLeod 0.0 ov), 310-4 (SE Gregory 0.0 ov), 434-5 (FA Iredale 0.0 ov), 453-6 (MA Noble 0.0 ov), 478-7 (H Trumble 0.0 ov), 509-8 (GHS Trott 0.0 ov), 515-9 (JJ Kelly 0.0 ov), 520-10 (E Jones 185.0 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
T Richardson 48.0 12 114 1 2.38 0 0
GH Hirst 25.0 1 89 1 3.56 0 0
J Briggs 40.0 10 96 3 2.40 0 0
JT Hearne 36.0 6 94 1 2.61 0 0
JR Mason 11.0 1 33 1 3.00 0 0
TW Hayward 9.0 4 23 1 2.56 0 0
W Storer 16.0 4 55 1 3.44 0 0

England - 1st Inns 315 (119.5; RR: 2.63)

BATTER   R B 4 6 SR
AC MacLaren c Trumble b McKibbin 35 0 2 0
JR Mason b McKibbin 3 0 0 0
E Wainwright c Jones b Noble 21 0 2 0
Maharaja of Nawanagar b Trumble 71 0 4 0
TW Hayward c Jones b Trott 23 0 1 0
W Storer c Kelly b Trumble 51 0 6 0
GH Hirst b Jones 0 0 0 0
NF Druce lbw b Trumble 44 0 4 0
JT Hearne b Jones 1 0 0 0
J Briggs not out 46 0 5 0
T Richardson b Trumble 3 0 0 0
Extras (10b, 3lb, 0w, 4nb) 17  
TOTAL 315 all out (119.5 overs; RR: 2.63)

Fall of wickets

10-1 (JR Mason 0.0 ov), 60-2 (E Wainwright 0.0 ov), 74-3 (AC MacLaren 0.0 ov), 133-4 (TW Hayward 0.0 ov), 203-5 (Maharaja of Nawanagar 0.0 ov), 208-6 (GH Hirst 0.0 ov), 223-7 (W Storer 0.0 ov), 224-8 (JT Hearne 0.0 ov), 311-9 (NF Druce 0.0 ov), 315-10 (T Richardson 119.5 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
TR McKibbin 28.0 7 66 2 2.36 0 0
H Trumble 26.5 5 54 4 2.08 0 0
E Jones 22.0 5 54 2 2.45 0 0
GHS Trott 17.0 3 49 1 2.88 0 0
MA Noble 12.0 3 31 1 2.58 0 0
CE McLeod 14.0 2 44 0 3.14 0 0

England - 2nd Inns 150 (65.4; RR: 2.28)

BATTER   R B 4 6 SR
AC MacLaren c Trott b Trumble 38 0 2 0
JR Mason b Trumble 3 0 0 0
Maharaja of Nawanagar b Noble 27 0 2 0
TW Hayward c Trumble b Noble 33 0 3 0
W Storer c Trumble b Noble 1 0 0 0
GH Hirst lbw b Trumble 3 0 0 0
NF Druce c McLeod b Noble 15 0 1 0
E Wainwright b Noble 11 0 0 0
J Briggs c Trott b Trumble 12 0 2 0
JT Hearne c Jones b Noble 0 0 0 0
T Richardson not out 2 0 0 0
Extras (3b, 1lb, 1w, 0nb) 5  
TOTAL 150 all out (65.4 overs; RR: 2.28)

Fall of wickets

10-1 (JR Mason 0.0 ov), 65-2 (AC MacLaren 0.0 ov), 71-3 (Maharaja of Nawanagar 0.0 ov), 75-4 (W Storer 0.0 ov), 80-5 (GH Hirst 0.0 ov), 115-6 (NF Druce 0.0 ov), 123-7 (TW Hayward 0.0 ov), 141-8 (E Wainwright 0.0 ov), 148-9 (JT Hearne 0.0 ov), 150-10 (J Briggs 65.4 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
H Trumble 30.4 12 53 4 1.77 0 0
CE McLeod 7.0 2 13 0 1.86 0 0
TR McKibbin 4.0 0 13 0 3.25 0 0
GHS Trott 7.0 0 17 0 2.43 0 0
MA Noble 17.0 1 49 6 2.88 0 0

Match Info

Match

Australia v England at Melbourne, 2nd Test

Date

Saturday January 1, 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, TR McKibbin, C Hill, JJ Kelly, MA Noble

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