Australia v England
Marylebone Cricket Club in Australia 1911/12 (4th Test)
VenueMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on 9th, 10th, 12th, 13th February 1912 (timeless match)
Balls per over6
TossEngland won the toss and decided to field
ResultEngland won by an innings and 225 runs
UmpiresRM Crockett, WA Young
Close of play day 1England (1) 54/0 (Hobbs 30*, Rhodes 23*)
Close of play day 2England (1) 370/1 (Rhodes 157*, Gunn 22*)
Close of play day 3Australia (2) 8/0 (Kelleway 2*, Carter 5*)

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
C Kellewayc Hearne b Woolley2978754- 
HV Hordernb Barnes1984811- 
W Bardsleyb Foster0819-- 
VT Trumperb Foster1733231- 
*C Hillc Hearne b Barnes2240611- 
WW Armstrongb Barnes717101- 
RB Minnettc Rhodes b Foster5677806- 
VS Ransfordc Rhodes b Foster41522-- 
TJ Matthewsc Gunn b Barnes31316-- 
A Cotterb Barnes1519223- 
+H Carternot out618161- 
Extras(1 b, 5 lb, 7 nb)13
Total(all out, 65.1 overs)191
Fall of wickets:
1-53 (Kelleway), 2-53 (Hordern), 3-69 (Bardsley), 4-74 (Trumper), 5-83 (Armstrong), 6-124 (Hill), 7-152 (Ransford), 8-165 (Minnett), 9-170 (Matthews), 10-191 (Cotter, 65.1 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Foster22   2774--
Woolley11   3221--
Rhodes2   110--
Hearne1   040--

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Hobbsc Carter b Hordern17829626822- 
W Rhodesc Carter b Minnett17940539715- 
G Gunnc Hill b Armstrong751841746- 
JW Hearnec Armstrong b Minnett031-- 
FR Fosterc Hordern b Armstrong5086844- 
*JWHT Douglasc Bardsley b Armstrong021-- 
FE Woolleyc Kelleway b Minnett56787641 
CP Meadb Hordern2157562- 
J Vinenot out43339-- 
+EJ Smithc Matthews b Kelleway72014-- 
SF Barnesc Hill b Hordern023-- 
Extras(2 b, 4 lb, 9 nb, 4 w)19
Total(all out, 190.5 overs)589
Fall of wickets:
1-323 (Hobbs), 2-425 (Rhodes), 3-425 (Hearne), 4-486 (Gunn), 5-486 (Douglas), 6-513 (Foster), 7-565 (Woolley), 8-579 (Mead), 9-589 (Smith), 10-589 (Barnes, 190.5 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cotter37   51250--
Kelleway26   2801--
Armstrong36   12933--
Matthews22   1680--
Minnett20   5593--
Ransford2   180--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
C Kellewayc Smith b Barnes52521-- 
+H Carterc Hearne b Douglas381201032- 
W Bardsleyb Foster31914-- 
VT Trumperb Barnes2877813- 
*C Hillb Douglas113449-- 
WW Armstrongb Douglas1116141- 
RB Minnettb Douglas71721-- 
VS Ransfordnot out2934495- 
A Cotterc Mead b Foster8981- 
TJ Matthewsb Foster1015172- 
HV Hordernc Foster b Douglas514121- 
Extras(9 b, 2 lb, 7 nb)18
Total(all out, 61.5 overs)173
Fall of wickets:
1-12 (Kelleway), 2-20 (Bardsley), 3-76 (Carter), 4-86 (Trumper), 5-101 (Armstrong), 6-112 (Hill), 7-117 (Minnett), 8-127 (Cotter), 9-156 (Matthews), 10-173 (Hordern, 61.5 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Foster19   3383--
Barnes20   6472--
Hearne3   0170--
Woolley2   070--

--> JB Hobbs (1) passed 1500 runs in Test matches when he reached 120
--> JB Hobbs (1) passed 16500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 123
--> W Rhodes (1) passed his previous highest score of 77 in Test matches
--> W Rhodes (1) passed 20000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 168
--> G Gunn (1) passed 11000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 73
--> J Vine made his debut in Test matches
--> RB Minnett achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed FE Woolley in the England first innings (previous best was 2-54)
--> HV Hordern reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed SF Barnes, his 3rd wicket in the England first innings
--> JWHT Douglas achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed HV Hordern in the Australia second innings (previous best was 4-50)
--> SF Barnes reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when he dismissed C Kelleway, his 1st wicket in the Australia second innings
--> JWHT Douglas reached 650 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed WW Armstrong, his 2nd wicket in the Australia second innings





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