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Test No. 17

England tour of Australia 1884/85

1884-85 season
Australia vs England - 1st Test
12-16 December, 1884

England led the 5-match series 1-0

Venue : Adelaide Oval
Toss : Australia won the toss and elected to bat first
Result : England won by 8 wickets


Australia 1st innings
4s 
6s
SR 
»
Alec Bannerman lbw b Peel
0
»
Percy McDonnell b Attewell
124 
0
»
Billy Murdoch c J Hunter b Peel
0
»
Tup Scott b Peel
19 
0
»
Jack Blackham c Attewell b Bates
66 
0
»
George Giffen b Bates
0
»
George Bonnor c Read b Bates
0
»
Joey Palmer c Shrewsbury b Bates
0
»
Harry Boyle c J Hunter b Bates
0
»
George Alexander run out
0
»
William Cooper Not Out
0
Extras B 7, W 2
9
Total : (all out in 149.1 overs)
243
RR : 2.44

Fall of wickets : 1-33 (AC Bannerman), 2-47 (WL Murdoch), 3-95 (HJH Scott), 4-190 (PS McDonnell), 5-224 (JM Blackham), 6-227 (G Giffen), 7-233 (GJ Bonnor), 8-239 (GE Palmer), 9-242 (G Alexander), 10-243 (HF Boyle)

Bowlers
O
M
R
W
RPO
NB
Wd
 
»
Bobby Peel
41
15 
68 
3
2.49
0
0
»
William Attewell
50
23 
48 
1
1.44
0
0
»
George Ulyett
10
23 
0
3.45
0
0
»
Wilf Flowers
10
27 
0
4.05
0
0
»
Billy Barnes
14
37 
0
3.96
0
0
»
Billy Bates
24
.1
10 
31 
5
1.92
0
0

England 1st innings
4s 
6s
SR 
»
William Scotton st Blackham b Giffen
82 
0
»
Arthur Shrewsbury b Boyle
0
»
George Ulyett c Alexander b Boyle
68 
0
»
Billy Barnes b Palmer
134 
0
»
Billy Bates c Giffen b Palmer
18 
0
»
Wilf Flowers lbw b Palmer
15 
0
»
Maurice Read c & b Giffen
14 
0
»
Johnny Briggs c Blackham b Palmer
0
»
William Attewell Not Out
12 
0
»
Bobby Peel b Palmer
0
»
Joe Hunter run out
0
Extras B 18, LB 1, N 1
20
Total : (all out in 243.2 overs)
369
RR : 2.27

Fall of wickets : 1-11 (A Shrewsbury), 2-107 (G Ulyett), 3-282 (WH Scotton), 4-306 (W Bates), 5-325 (W Flowers), 6-344 (W Barnes), 7-349 (J Briggs), 8-349 (JM Read), 9-361 (R Peel), 10-369 (J Hunter)

Bowlers
O
M
R
W
RPO
NB
Wd
 
»
Harry Boyle
63
25 
95 
2
2.26
0
0
»
George Giffen
56
.2
26 
80 
2
2.12
0
0
»
William Cooper
18
26 
0
2.17
0
0
»
George Bonnor
16
10 
23 
0
2.16
0
0
»
Joey Palmer
73
37 
81 
5
1.66
0
0
»
Percy McDonnell
3
11 
0
5.50
0
0
»
Tup Scott
4
0
3.38
0
0
»
George Alexander
10
24 
0
3.60
0
0

Australia 2nd innings
4s 
6s
SR 
»
Jack Blackham b Peel
11 
0
»
Percy McDonnell run out
83 
0
»
Billy Murdoch b Peel
0
»
George Giffen c Shrewsbury b Peel
47 
0
»
Tup Scott lbw b Peel
0
»
William Cooper c Shrewsbury b Barnes
0
»
George Bonnor c Peel b Barnes
19 
0
»
Joey Palmer b Barnes
0
»
George Alexander st J Hunter b Peel
10 
0
»
Harry Boyle Not Out
0
»
Alec Bannerman absent hurt
0
Extras B 7
7
Total : (all out in 116.1 overs)
191
RR : 2.46

Fall of wickets : 1-28 (JM Blackham), 2-56 (WL Murdoch), 3-125 (PS McDonnell), 4-139 (HJH Scott), 5-160 (WH Cooper), 6-160 (G Giffen), 7-171 (GE Palmer), 8-182 (GJ Bonnor), 9-191 (G Alexander)

Bowlers
O
M
R
W
RPO
NB
Wd
 
»
Bobby Peel
40
.1
15 
51 
5
1.90
0
0
»
William Attewell
18
10 
26 
0
2.17
0
0
»
George Ulyett
2
0
2.25
0
0
»
Wilf Flowers
16
27 
0
2.53
0
0
»
Billy Barnes
31
10 
51 
3
2.47
0
0
»
Billy Bates
9
26 
0
4.33
0
0

England 2nd innings
(Target: 66 runs)
4s 
6s
SR 
»
William Scotton c Scott b Boyle
0
»
Wilf Flowers c Scott b Palmer
0
»
Arthur Shrewsbury Not Out
26 
0
»
Billy Barnes Not Out
28 
0
Extras B 4
4
Total : (2 wickets in 31.0 overs)
67
RR : 3.24

Fall of wickets : 1-8 (W Flowers), 2-14 (WH Scotton)

did not bat: George Ulyett, Joe Hunter, Billy Bates, Bobby Peel, Johnny Briggs, Maurice Read, William Attewell

Bowlers
O
M
R
W
RPO
NB
Wd
 
»
Harry Boyle
9
21 
1
3.50
0
0
»
George Giffen
6
19 
0
4.75
0
0
»
Joey Palmer
16
23 
1
2.16
0
0

Match details
Balls per over : 4
Debuts: W Flowers, J Briggs, W Attewell, R Peel and J Hunter (England)
Umpires : Tom Cole (Australia) and Isaac Fisher (Australia)
Teams:
Australia AC Bannerman, WL Murdoch (Capt.), G Alexander, GJ Bonnor, G Giffen, HF Boyle, JM Blackham (wk), GE Palmer, PS McDonnell, HJH Scott, WH Cooper
England A Shrewsburysnr (Capt.), G Ulyett, J Hunter (wk), WH Scotton, W Barnes, W Bates, R Peel, J Briggs, JM Read, W Flowers, W Attewell
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