HOME | TEAMS | SERIES | RECORDS | METHODS | ARTICLES

TEST MATCH

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA
MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUND
DECEMBER 31, 1881
Result: DRAW
Runs Per Wicket: 31.8 | Scoring Rate: 1.5
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
England in Australia Test Series


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
England 59% 18 27 28 2911
Australia 36% 23 36 25 42

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 England 294 10 1022
2 Australia 320 10 1422
3 England 308 10 1377
4 Australia 127 3 330

MATCH PROGRESS

ENGLAND PTS AUSTRALIA PTS 0 228 455 683 910 1138 1366 1593 1821 2048 0 228 455 683 910 1138 1366 1593 1821 2048 1st 2nd 3rd 4th

PROGRESS TABLE

This table shows the progress of the match by each partnership. This progress is illustrated in the chart above.

I WKT RPW T1P T2P T1PT T2PT
4 4 31.8 1015 1083 0.48 0.52
4 3 30.1 994 994 0.5 0.5
4 2 31.0 974 1010 0.49 0.51
4 1 30.9 942 972 0.49 0.51
3 10 30.7 909 935 0.49 0.51
3 9 31.7 915 921 0.5 0.5
3 8 32.6 920 908 0.5 0.5
3 7 30.8 819 843 0.49 0.51
3 6 31.2 803 819 0.5 0.5
3 5 32.1 803 801 0.5 0.5
3 4 33.2 809 785 0.51 0.49
3 3 34.5 818 768 0.52 0.48
3 2 32.3 713 707 0.5 0.5
3 1 31.0 641 661 0.49 0.51
2 10 30.7 601 627 0.49 0.51
2 9 31.7 580 626 0.48 0.52
2 8 33.5 562 644 0.47 0.53
2 7 35.2 541 657 0.45 0.55
2 6 32.5 489 551 0.47 0.53
2 5 34.3 465 563 0.45 0.55
2 4 29.1 410 404 0.5 0.5
2 3 30.1 384 398 0.49 0.51
2 2 31.3 357 395 0.47 0.53
2 1 27.5 322 284 0.53 0.47
1 10 29.4 294 294 0.5 0.5
1 9 32.1 289 289 0.5 0.5
1 8 35.5 284 284 0.5 0.5
1 7 39.6 277 277 0.5 0.5
1 6 38.7 232 232 0.5 0.5
1 5 45.4 227 227 0.5 0.5
1 4 46.8 187 187 0.5 0.5
1 3 50.3 151 151 0.5 0.5
1 2 71.0 142 142 0.5 0.5
1 1 5.0 5 5 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
WH Cooper Australia 560 200 9 51.2
W Bates England 324 86 4 17.7
E Evans Australia 864 144 3 12.2
GE Palmer Australia 678 150 3 9.2
G Ulyett England 210 71 3 7.8
T Emmett England 306 80 2 4.5
WE Midwinter England 234 50 2 5.5
HF Boyle Australia 195 37 2 4.8
E Peate England 420 86 1 1.4
RG Barlow England 138 22 0 0.0
A Shaw (c) England 120 21 0 0.0
AC Bannerman Australia 60 23 0 0.0
PS McDonnell Australia 24 15 0 0.0
G Giffen Australia 18 12 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
TP Horan Australia 150 2 0 34 14.4
J Selby England 125 2 0 21 1.6
G Ulyett England 110 2 0 18 0.9
W Bates England 105 2 0 17 1.7
WH Scotton England 71 1 0 12 1.1
WL Murdoch (c) Australia 61 1 0 14 0.4
PS McDonnell Australia 52 1 0 12 0.3
AC Bannerman Australia 46 2 0 10 0.1
A Shaw (c) England 45 2 0 7 0.1
WE Midwinter England 40 2 0 7 0.1
GE Palmer Australia 34 1 0 8 0.1
RG Barlow England 33 2 0 5 0.0
G Giffen Australia 30 1 0 7 0.0
JM Blackham † Australia 27 2 0 6 0.1
A Shrewsburysnr England 27 2 0 4 0.1
T Emmett England 11 2 0 2 0.0
R Pilling † England 8 2 0 1 0.0
WH Cooper Australia 7 1 0 2 0.0
E Peate England 6 1 0 1 0.0
HF Boyle Australia 4 0 0 1 0.0
E Evans Australia 3 1 0 1 0.0
HH Massie Australia 2 1 0 0 0.0

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA
FORMBOOK HISTORY

England faced Australia in 4 test matches before this game. Of these, England had the stronger team in 1 match according to the formbook expectation.

Each circle in the chart below represents a previous England v Australia test. To reach a match page, click on the circle. The red circle represents the current match.

ENGLAND AUSTRALIA STRONGER WEAKER WEAKER STRONGER 10 15 20 26 31 36 41 46 51 57 10 15 20 26 31 36 41 46 51 57

RECENT MATCHES

MATCH ENGLAND
WIN EXP.
AUSTRALIA
WIN EXP.
September 06, 1880
Kennington Oval, London
36 60
January 02, 1879
Melbourne Cricket Ground
48 47
March 31, 1877
Melbourne Cricket Ground
4 89
March 15, 1877
Melbourne Cricket Ground
48 48