Australia v England
A Shaw's XI in Australia and New Zealand 1881/82 (4th Test)
VenueMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on 10th, 11th, 13th, 14th March 1882 (timeless match)
Balls per over4
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresG Coulthard, J Lillywhite
Close of play day 1England (1) 282/7 (Emmett 27*, Shaw 1*)
Close of play day 2Australia (1) 228/5 (McDonnell 41*, Blackham 0*)
Close of play day 3England (2) 234/2 (Selby 48*, Bates 52*)

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Ulyettc Blackham b Garrett149 24013- 
RG Barlowc Blackham b Garrett16  1- 
J Selbyb Spofforth7  1- 
W Batesst Blackham b Garrett23  2- 
A Shrewsburylbw b Palmer1     
WE Midwinterc Palmer b Boyle21  2- 
WH Scottonst Blackham b Giffen26  1- 
T Emmettb Giffen27  41 
*A Shawc Murdoch b Garrett3     
+R Pillingnot out6     
E Peatec and b Garrett13  1- 
Extras(10 b, 7 lb)17
Total(all out, 159.2 overs)309
Fall of wickets:
1-32 (Barlow), 2-49 (Selby), 3-98 (Bates), 4-109 (Shrewsbury), 5-177 (Midwinter), 6-239 (Ulyett), 7-281 (Scotton), 8-284 (Emmett), 9-288 (Shaw), 10-309 (Peate, 159.2 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spofforth51   14921--
Palmer23   5701--
Boyle18   4331--
Giffen13   6172--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WL Murdochb Midwinter85 1656- 
AC Bannermanc and b Midwinter37  3- 
TP Horanc and b Midwinter20  2- 
PS McDonnellc Barlow b Ulyett52  31 
HH Massiec Emmett b Shaw19     
G Giffenc Scotton b Peate14     
+JM Blackhamc Pilling b Midwinter6     
TW Garrettc Ulyett b Bates10     
GE Palmerc Ulyett b Bates32  5- 
HF Boylec Shrewsbury b Bates6  1- 
FR Spofforthnot out3     
Extras(2 b, 7 lb, 1 nb, 6 w)16
Total(all out, 163.1 overs)300
Fall of wickets:
1-110 (Bannerman), 2-149 (Horan), 3-153 (Murdoch), 4-189 (Massie), 5-228 (Giffen), 6-247 (Blackham), 7-247 (McDonnell), 8-280 (Garrett), 9-297 (Palmer), 10-300 (Boyle, 163.1 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Peate20   6381--
Emmett19   14220--
Ulyett24   8401--
Barlow15   6250--
Shaw16   6291--
Midwinter41   9814--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Ulyettc Palmer b Boyle64  31 
RG Barlowrun out56  6- 
J Selbynot out48  2- 
W Batesnot out52  5- 
A Shrewsburydid not bat      
WE Midwinterdid not bat      
WH Scottondid not bat      
T Emmettdid not bat      
*A Shawdid not bat      
+R Pillingdid not bat      
E Peatedid not bat      
Extras(12 b, 2 lb)14
Total(2 wickets, 97.3 overs)234
Fall of wickets:
1-98 (Ulyett), 2-152 (Barlow)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Palmer20   5470--
Garrett27   6620--
Boyle25   9381--
Spofforth15   3360--
Bannerman2   0120--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> G Ulyett (1) passed his previous highest score of 87 in Test matches
--> G Ulyett (1) passed his previous highest score of 141 in first-class matches
--> G Ulyett (1) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 112
--> G Ulyett (1) passed 7500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 108
--> E Peate (1) passed his previous highest score of 11 in Test matches
--> PS McDonnell (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 45

This was the last drawn Test in Australia until 1946-47. G Ulyett's 149 was the first Test hundred for England in Australia and it was the highest score for England on the first day of a Test in Australia until RW Barber scored 185 in 1965-66.





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