Test Match - Australia v England - Sydney Standard Scorecard   
Match Date 13th December, 1897  
Series 1897-1898 Australia v England - 1st Test
Test # 53
Venue Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Match Conditions Day Match  
Toss England
Result England won by 9 wickets
Player of Match No Award

England 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
John Mason b Jones 6    0  0    1.09%
Archibald MacLaren* c †Kelly b Mcleod 109    0  0    19.78%
Thomas Hayward c Trott b Trumble 72    0  0    13.07%
William Storer c & b Trott 43    0  0    7.80%
Norman Druce c Gregory b Mcleod 20    0  0    3.63%
George Hirst b Jones 62    0  0    11.25%
Kumar Ranjitsinhji c Gregory b McKibbin 175    0  0    31.76%
Edward Wainwright b Jones 10    0  0    1.81%
John Hearne c & b Mcleod 17    0  0    3.09%
John Briggs run out 1    0  0    0.18%
Thomas Richardson not out 24    0  0    4.36%
Extras (lb 11, w 1) 12  
Total All Out   (175.0 overs @ 3.15 rpo) 551  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-26  Mason   2-162  Hayward   3-224  MacLaren   4-256  Druce   
5-258  Storer   6-382  Hirst   7-422  Wainwright   8-471  Hearne   
9-477  Briggs   10-551  Ranjitsinhji   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
Thomas McKibbin 34.0 5 113 1 3.32  10.00%
Ernest Jones 50.0 8 130 3 2.60  30.00%
Charles Mcleod 28.0 12 80 3 2.86  30.00%
Hugh Trumble 40.0 7 138 1 3.45  10.00%
George Trott 23.0 2 78 1 3.39  10.00%
 
Australia 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Joseph Darling c Druce b Richardson 7    0  0    2.95%
John Lyons b Richardson 3    0  0    1.27%
Francis Iredale c Druce b Hearne 25    0  0    10.55%
Clement Hill b Hearne 19    0  0    8.02%
Syd Gregory c Mason b Hearne 46    0  0    19.41%
George Trott* b Briggs 10    0  0    4.22%
James Kelly b Richardson 1    0  0    0.42%
Hugh Trumble c †Storer b Mason 70    0  0    29.54%
Charles Mcleod not out 50    0  0    21.10%
Thomas McKibbin b Hearne 0    0  0  
Ernest Jones c Richardson b Hearne 0    0  0  
Extras (b 1, lb 1, nb 4) 6  
Total All Out   (100.1 overs @ 2.37 rpo) 237  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-8  Darling   2-24  Lyons   3-56  Iredale   4-57  Hill   
5-86  Trott   6-87  Kelly   7-138  Gregory   8-228  Trumble   
9-237  McKibbin   10-237  Jones   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
Thomas Richardson 27.0 8 71 3 2.63  30.00%
George Hirst 28.0 7 57 0 2.04
John Hearne 20.1 7 42 5 2.08  50.00%
John Briggs 20.0 7 42 1 2.10  10.00%
Thomas Hayward 3.0 1 11 0 3.67
John Mason 2.0 1 8 1 4.00  10.00%
 
Australia 2nd Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Joseph Darling c Druce b Briggs 101    0  0    24.75%
Francis Iredale b Briggs 18    0  0    4.41%
Charles Mcleod run out 26    0  0    6.37%
Clement Hill b Hearne 96    0  0    23.53%
Syd Gregory run out 31    0  0    7.60%
Hugh Trumble c Druce b Hearne 2    0  0    0.49%
John Lyons c Hayward b Hearne 25    0  0    6.13%
George Trott* b Richardson 27    0  0    6.62%
James Kelly not out 46    0  0    11.27%
Ernest Jones lbw b Richardson 3    0  0    0.74%
Thomas McKibbin b Hearne 6    0  0    1.47%
Extras (b 12, lb 1, w 4, nb 10) 27  
Total All Out   (121.0 overs @ 3.37 rpo) 408  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-37  Iredale   2-135  Mcleod   3-191  Darling   4-269  Gregory   
5-271  Trumble   6-318  Lyons   7-321  Hill   8-382  Trott   
9-390  Jones   10-408  McKibbin   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
Thomas Richardson 41.0 9 121 2 2.95  20.00%
George Hirst 13.0 3 49 0 3.77
John Hearne 38.0 8 99 4 2.61  40.00%
John Briggs 22.0 3 86 2 3.91  20.00%
Thomas Hayward 5.0 1 16 0 3.20
John Mason 2.0 0 10 0 5.00
 
England 2nd Innings (target 95) R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
John Mason b McKibbin 32    0  0    33.33%
Archibald MacLaren* not out 50    0  0    52.08%
Kumar Ranjitsinhji not out 8    0  0    8.33%
Thomas Hayward              
William Storer              
Norman Druce              
George Hirst              
Edward Wainwright              
John Hearne              
John Briggs              
Thomas Richardson              
Extras (b 5, nb 1) 6  
Total 1 wickets   (28.0 overs @ 3.43 rpo) 96  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-80  Mason   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
Thomas McKibbin 5.0 1 22 1 4.40  10.00%
Ernest Jones 9.0 1 28 0 3.11
Hugh Trumble 14.0 4 40 0 2.86
 
End of Day Status (Rest days excluded)
Day 1 - England 1st innings 337/5 (GH Hirst 37*, KS Ranjitsinhji 39*)
Day 2 - Australia 1st innings 86/5 (SE Gregory 18*)
Day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 126/1 (J Darling 80*, CE McLeod 20*)
Day 4 - England 2nd innings 30/0 (AC MacLaren 16*, JR Mason 13*)
Day 5 - England 2nd Innings 96/1, 28.0 overs - end of match