Australia v England
A Shaw's XI in Australia 1884/85 (1st Test)
VenueAdelaide Oval, Adelaide on 12th, 13th, 15th, 16th December 1884 (timeless match)
Balls per over4
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEngland won by 8 wickets
UmpiresN Cole, IA Fisher
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 243 all out
Close of play day 2England (1) 233/2 (Scotton 71*, Barnes 86*)
Close of play day 3Australia (2) 152/4 (Giffen 43*, Cooper 3*)

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AC Bannermanlbw b Peel2     
PS McDonnellb Attewell124 1958- 
*WL Murdochc Hunter b Peel5     
HJH Scottb Peel19  1- 
+JM Blackhamc Attewell b Bates66  5- 
G Giffenb Bates4     
GJ Bonnorc Read b Bates4     
GE Palmerc Shrewsbury b Bates6     
HF Boylec Hunter b Bates1     
G Alexanderrun out3     
WH Coopernot out0     
Extras(7 b, 2 w)9
Total(all out, 149.1 overs)243
Fall of wickets:
1-33 (Bannerman), 2-47 (Murdoch), 3-95 (Scott), 4-190 (McDonnell), 5-224 (Blackham), 6-227 (Giffen), 7-233 (Bonnor), 8-239 (Palmer), 9-242 (Alexander), 10-243 (Boyle, 149.1 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Attewell50   23481--
Peel41   15683--
Ulyett10   3230--
Flowers10   1270--
Barnes14   2370--

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WH Scottonst Blackham b Giffen82 3452- 
*A Shrewsburyb Boyle0 20-- 
G Ulyettc Alexander b Boyle68 1205- 
W Barnesb Palmer134 2857- 
W Batesc Giffen b Palmer18     
W Flowerslbw b Palmer15     
JM Readc and b Giffen14     
J Briggsc Blackham b Palmer1     
W Attewellnot out12     
R Peelb Palmer4     
+J Hunterrun out1     
Extras(18 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)20
Total(all out, 243.2 overs)369
Fall of wickets:
1-11 (Shrewsbury), 2-107 (Ulyett), 3-282 (Scotton), 4-306 (Bates), 5-325 (Flowers), 6-344 (Barnes), 7-349 (Briggs), 8-349 (Read), 9-361 (Peel), 10-369 (Hunter, 243.2 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Boyle63   25952--
Cooper18   4260--
Bonnor16   10230--
Palmer73   37815--
McDonnell3   0110--
Scott4   190--
Alexander10   3240--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+JM Blackhamb Peel11     
PS McDonnellrun out83 1506- 
*WL Murdochb Peel7     
G Giffenc Shrewsbury b Peel47     
HJH Scottlbw b Peel1     
WH Cooperc Shrewsbury b Barnes6     
GJ Bonnorc Peel b Barnes19     
GE Palmerb Barnes0     
G Alexanderst Hunter b Peel10     
HF Boylenot out0     
AC Bannermanabsent hurt
Extras(7 b)7
Total(all out, 116.1 overs)191
Fall of wickets:
1-28 (Blackham), 2-56 (Murdoch), 3-125 (McDonnell), 4-139 (Scott), 5-160 (Cooper), 6-160 (Giffen), 7-171 (Palmer), 8-182 (Bonnor), 9-191 (Alexander, 116.1 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bates9   3260--
Barnes31   10513--
Attewell18   10260--
Flowers16   4270--
Ulyett2   130--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WH Scottonc Scott b Boyle2  -- 
W Flowersc Scott b Palmer7  -- 
*A Shrewsburynot out26     
W Barnesnot out28     
G Ulyettdid not bat      
W Batesdid not bat      
JM Readdid not bat      
J Briggsdid not bat      
W Attewelldid not bat      
R Peeldid not bat      
+J Hunterdid not bat      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(2 wickets, 31 overs)67
Fall of wickets:
1-8 (Flowers), 2-14 (Scotton)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Palmer16   5231--
Boyle9   3211--
Giffen6   0190--

--> PS McDonnell (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 21
--> JM Blackham (1) passed his previous highest score of 58 in Test matches
--> W Barnes (1) passed his previous highest score of 32 in Test matches
--> W Flowers made his debut in Test matches
--> JM Read (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10
--> J Briggs made his debut in Test matches
--> W Attewell made his debut in Test matches
--> R Peel made his debut in Test matches
--> J Hunter made his debut in Test matches
--> JM Blackham (2) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 7
--> HF Boyle reached 350 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed G Ulyett, his 2nd wicket in the England first innings
--> GE Palmer reached 450 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed J Briggs, his 4th wicket in the England first innings
--> W Barnes achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed GJ Bonnor in the Australia second innings (previous best was 2-32)





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