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Test No. 1

England tour of Australia 1876/77

1876-77 season
Australia vs England - 1st Test
15-19 March, 1877 (timeless match)

Australia led the 2-match series 1-0

Venue : Melbourne Cricket Ground
Toss : Australia won the toss and elected to bat first
Result : Australia won by 45 runs


Australia 1st innings
4s 
6s
SR 
»
Charles Bannerman retire hurt
165 
18 
0
»
Nat Thomson b Hill
0
»
Tom Horan c Hill b Shaw
12 
0
»
Dave Gregory run out
0
»
Bransby Cooper b Southerton
15 
0
»
Billy Midwinter c Ulyett b Southerton
0
»
Ned Gregory c Greenwood b Lillywhite
0
»
Jack Blackham b Southerton
17 
0
»
Tom Garrett Not Out
18 
0
»
Tom Kendall c Southerton b Shaw
0
»
John Hodges b Shaw
0
Extras B 4, LB 2, W 2
8
Total : (9 wickets in 169.3 overs)
245
RR : 2.16

Fall of wickets : 1-2 (Thomson), 2-40 (Horan), 3-41 (Gregory), 4-118 (Cooper), 5-142 (Midwinter), 6-143 (Gregory), 7-197 (Blackham), 8-243 (Kendall), 9-245 (Hodges)

Bowlers
O
M
R
W
RPO
NB
Wd
 
»
Alfred Shaw
55
.3
34 
51 
3
1.37
0
0
»
Allen Hill
23
10 
42 
1
2.74
0
0
»
George Ulyett
25
12 
36 
0
2.16
0
0
»
James Southerton
37
17 
61 
3
2.47
0
0
»
Tom Armitage
3
15 
0
7.50
0
2
»
James Lillywhite (jnr)
14
19 
1
2.04
0
0
»
Tom Emmett
12
13 
0
1.63
0
0

England 1st innings
4s 
6s
SR 
»
Harry Jupp lbw b Garrett
63 
242 
0
26.03 
»
John Selby c Cooper b Hodges
18 
0
38.89 
»
Harry Charlwood c Blackham b Midwinter
36 
62 
0
58.06 
»
George Ulyett lbw b Thomson
10 
21 
0
47.62 
»
Andrew Greenwood c Gregory b Midwinter
26 
0
3.85 
»
Tom Armitage c Blackham b Midwinter
31 
0
29.03 
»
Alfred Shaw b Midwinter
10 
28 
0
35.71 
»
Tom Emmett b Midwinter
32 
0
25.00 
»
Allen Hill Not Out
35 
47 
0
74.47 
»
James Lillywhite (jnr) c & b Kendall
10 
15 
0
66.67 
»
James Southerton c Cooper b Garrett
21 
0
28.57 
Extras LB 1
1
Total : (all out in 136.1 overs)
196
RR : 2.16

Fall of wickets : 1-23 (Selby), 2-79 (Charlwood), 3-98 (Ulyett), 4-109 (Greenwood), 5-121 (Armitage), 6-135 (Shaw), 7-145 (Jupp), 8-145 (Emmett), 9-168 (Lillywhite), 10-196 (Southerton)

Bowlers
O
M
R
W
RPO
NB
Wd
 
»
John Hodges
9
27 
1
4.50
0
0
»
Tom Garrett
18
.1
10 
22 
2
1.81
0
0
»
Tom Kendall
38
16 
54 
1
2.13
0
0
»
Billy Midwinter
54
23 
78 
5
2.17
0
0
»
Nat Thomson
17
10 
14 
1
1.24
0
0

Australia 2nd innings
4s 
6s
SR 
»
Charles Bannerman b Ulyett
10 
0
40.00 
»
Nat Thomson c Emmett b Shaw
26 
0
26.92 
»
Tom Horan c Selby b Hill
20 
32 
0
62.50 
»
Tom Garrett c Emmett b Shaw
0
0.00 
»
Bransby Cooper b Shaw
16 
0
18.75 
»
Billy Midwinter c Southerton b Ulyett
17 
73 
0
23.29 
»
Ned Gregory c Emmett b Ulyett
11 
31 
0
35.48 
»
Jack Blackham lbw b Shaw
20 
0
30.00 
»
Dave Gregory b Shaw
15 
0
20.00 
»
Tom Kendall Not Out
17 
22 
0
77.27 
»
John Hodges b Lillywhite
18 
0
44.44 
Extras B 5, LB 3
8
Total : (all out in 68.0 overs)
104
RR : 2.29

Fall of wickets : 1-7 (Bannerman), 2-27 (Thomson), 3-31 (Garrett), 4-31 (Horan), 5-35 (Cooper), 6-58 (Gregory), 7-71 (Blackham), 8-75 (Midwinter), 9-75 (Gregory), 10-104 (Hodges)

Bowlers
O
M
R
W
RPO
NB
Wd
 
»
Alfred Shaw
34
16 
38 
5
1.68
0
0
»
George Ulyett
19
39 
3
3.08
0
0
»
Allen Hill
14
18 
1
1.93
0
0
»
James Lillywhite (jnr)
1
1
1.50
0
0

England 2nd innings
(Target: 154 runs)
4s 
6s
SR 
»
Allen Hill c Thomson b Kendall
0
0.00 
»
Andrew Greenwood c Midwinter b Kendall
0
100.00 
»
Harry Jupp lbw b Midwinter
17 
0
23.53 
»
Harry Charlwood b Kendall
13 
17 
0
76.47 
»
John Selby c Horan b Hodges
38 
81 
0
46.91 
»
George Ulyett b Kendall
24 
62 
0
38.71 
»
Alfred Shaw st Blackham b Kendall
0
22.22 
»
Tom Armitage c Blackham b Kendall
32 
0
9.38 
»
Tom Emmett b Kendall
27 
0
33.33 
»
James Lillywhite (jnr) b Hodges
0
66.67 
»
James Southerton Not Out
0
14.29 
Extras B 4, LB 1
5
Total : (all out in 66.1 overs)
108
RR : 2.45

Fall of wickets : 1-0 (Hill), 2-7 (Greenwood), 3-20 (Jupp), 4-22 (Charlwood), 5-62 (Ulyett), 6-68 (Shaw), 7-92 (Selby), 8-93 (Armitage), 9-100 (Lillywhite), 10-108 (Emmett)

Bowlers
O
M
R
W
RPO
NB
Wd
 
»
Tom Kendall
33
.1
12 
55 
7
2.48
0
0
»
Billy Midwinter
19
23 
1
1.82
0
0
»
Dave Gregory
5
0
2.70
0
0
»
Tom Garrett
2
0
6.75
0
0
»
John Hodges
7
2
1.50
0
0

Match details
Balls per over : 4
Debuts: Bannerman, Blackham, Cooper, Garrett, DW Gregory, EJ Gregory, Hodges, Horan, Kendall, Midwinter and Thomson (Australia); Armitage, Charlwood, Emmett, Greenwood, Hill, Jupp, Lillywhite jnr, Selby, Shaw, Southerton and Ulyett (England)
Umpires : CA Reid (Australia) and RB Terry (Australia)
Close of Play
Day 1 : Thu, 15 Mar - Australia 1st innings 166/6 (C Bannerman 126*, JM Blackham 3*)
Day 2 : Fri, 16 Mar - England 1st innings 109/4 (H Jupp 54*)
Day 3 : Sat, 17 Mar - Australia 2nd innings 83/9 (TK Kendall 5*, JR Hodges 3*)
Day 4 : Sun, 18 Mar - rest day
Day 5 : Mon, 19 Mar - England 2nd innings 108 (66.1 ov) - end of match
Teams:
Australia NFD Thomson, C Bannerman, JM Blackham (wk), TW Garrett, WE Midwinter, TK Kendall, DW Gregory (Capt.), JR Hodges, BB Cooper, EJ Gregory, TP Horan
England A Shaw, A Hill, A Greenwood, G Ulyett, HRJ Charlwood, H Jupp, James Lillywhite jnr (Capt.), J Southerton, J Selby (wk), T Armitage, T Emmett
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