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TEST MATCH

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA
SYDNEY CRICKET GROUND
FEBRUARY 25, 1887
Result: ENGLAND
Runs Per Wicket: 13.5 | Scoring Rate: 1.3
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
The Ashes (England in Australia)


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
England 53% 21 18 22 126
Australia 42% 21 22 21 1553

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 England 151 10 654
2 Australia 84 10 331
3 England 154 10 841
4 Australia 150 10 660

TWENTY MATCH RATINGS HISTORY [?]

This chart shows the twenty match rating history for the two teams upto the start of the current match.

2.0 1.5 1.0 0.5 AUSTRALIA ENGLAND 1885-03-14 1885-03-21 1886-07-05 1886-07-19 1886-08-12 1887-01-28 1887-02-25

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 10 13.5 574 504 0.53 0.47
4 9 13.4 560 488 0.53 0.47
4 8 13.6 550 486 0.53 0.47
4 7 13.8 539 481 0.53 0.47
4 6 13.8 525 465 0.53 0.47
4 5 13.8 512 456 0.53 0.47
4 4 14.2 504 464 0.52 0.48
4 3 14.4 492 458 0.52 0.48
4 2 14.8 483 467 0.51 0.49
4 1 14.2 461 419 0.52 0.48
3 10 13.0 435 343 0.56 0.44
3 9 12.8 416 328 0.56 0.44
3 8 13.2 420 322 0.57 0.43
3 7 12.3 372 294 0.56 0.44
3 6 12.0 348 276 0.56 0.44
3 5 12.3 347 269 0.56 0.44
3 4 12.2 332 256 0.57 0.43
3 3 12.3 321 243 0.57 0.43
3 2 12.6 319 235 0.58 0.42
3 1 12.2 294 218 0.57 0.43
2 10 11.8 268 202 0.57 0.43
2 9 12.3 262 206 0.56 0.44
2 8 13.0 255 213 0.54 0.46
2 7 13.7 247 219 0.53 0.47
2 6 13.5 232 200 0.54 0.46
2 5 14.0 221 199 0.53 0.47
2 4 14.8 210 204 0.51 0.49
2 3 14.7 195 187 0.51 0.49
2 2 13.8 179 153 0.54 0.46
2 1 14.8 166 160 0.51 0.49
1 10 15.1 151 151 0.5 0.5
1 9 16.1 145 145 0.5 0.5
1 8 16.2 130 130 0.5 0.5
1 7 10.4 73 73 0.5 0.5
1 6 8.3 50 50 0.5 0.5
1 5 8.6 43 43 0.5 0.5
1 4 9.5 38 38 0.5 0.5
1 3 11.7 35 35 0.5 0.5
1 2 9.5 19 19 0.5 0.5
1 1 14.0 14 14 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
GA Lohmann England 403 87 10 114.8
CTB Turner Australia 703 93 9 131.2
JJ Ferris Australia 630 140 9 78.1
W Bates England 156 26 4 23.8
J Briggs England 252 65 3 8.7
W Flowers England 126 26 2 4.8
TW Garrett Australia 96 19 1 1.1
WE Midwinter Australia 54 11 1 1.1
RG Barlow England 54 12 0 0.0
JJ Lyons Australia 12 11 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
RG Barlow England 76 1 0 25 5.5
H Moses Australia 61 2 78 26 3.5
W Flowers England 55 2 0 18 0.6
PS McDonnell (c) Australia 45 2 9 19 1.0
RC Allen Australia 44 2 38 19 2.3
W Bates England 38 2 0 12 0.5
J Briggs England 33 2 0 11 0.5
TW Garrett Australia 21 2 3 9 0.7
W Gunn England 19 2 0 6 0.1
CTB Turner Australia 18 2 17 8 0.1
A Shrewsburysnr (c) England 15 2 0 5 0.0
JM Read England 13 2 0 4 0.0
JJ Lyons Australia 11 2 35 5 0.1
M Sherwin † England 9 1 0 3 0.0
GA Lohmann England 8 2 0 3 0.0
R Wood England 6 2 0 2 0.0
WE Midwinter Australia 5 2 4 2 0.0
JT Cottam Australia 4 2 6 2 0.0
JJ Ferris Australia 3 2 9 1 0.0
FJ Burton † Australia 2 0 7 1 0.0
WF Giffen Australia 2 2 19 1 0.0
WH Scotton England 2 2 0 1 0.0

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA
FORMBOOK HISTORY

England faced Australia in 25 test matches before this game. Of these, England had the stronger team in 15 matches 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.
January 28, 1887
Sydney Cricket Ground
70 27
August 12, 1886
Kennington Oval, London
74 22
July 19, 1886
Lord's, London
66 30
July 05, 1886
Old Trafford, Manchester
55 40
March 21, 1885
Melbourne Cricket Ground
53 42
March 14, 1885
Sydney Cricket Ground
58 37
February 20, 1885
Sydney Cricket Ground
70 26
January 01, 1885
Melbourne Cricket Ground
72 24
December 12, 1884
Adelaide Oval
32 62