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TEST MATCH

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA
SYDNEY CRICKET GROUND
DECEMBER 13, 1897
Result: ENGLAND
Runs Per Wicket: 41.7 | Scoring Rate: 3.0
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
The Ashes (England in Australia)


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
England 68% 24 25 28 126
Australia 28% 20 30 23 98

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 England 551 10 1050
2 Australia 237 10 601
3 Australia 408 10 726
4 England 96 1 168

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 1886-07-05 1887-01-28 1888-07-16 1889-03-12 1890-08-11 1892-03-19 1893-08-14 1894-12-29 1895-03-01 1896-03-21 1896-08-10

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 2 41.7 1481 1103 0.57 0.43
4 1 41.2 1454 1098 0.57 0.43
3 10 39.9 1348 1044 0.56 0.44
3 9 40.6 1323 1033 0.56 0.44
3 8 41.8 1303 1037 0.56 0.44
3 7 41.1 1249 969 0.56 0.44
3 6 42.5 1232 980 0.56 0.44
3 5 42.4 1186 932 0.56 0.44
3 4 44.0 1168 946 0.55 0.45
3 3 42.6 1104 854 0.56 0.44
3 2 42.0 1054 792 0.57 0.43
3 1 39.3 983 667 0.6 0.4
2 10 39.4 945 631 0.6 0.4
2 9 41.5 924 652 0.59 0.41
2 8 43.3 897 661 0.58 0.42
2 7 40.5 835 543 0.61 0.39
2 6 39.9 790 486 0.62 0.38
2 5 42.5 763 511 0.6 0.4
2 4 43.4 725 491 0.6 0.4
2 3 46.7 691 523 0.57 0.43
2 2 47.9 647 503 0.56 0.44
2 1 50.8 602 516 0.54 0.46
1 10 55.1 551 551 0.5 0.5
1 9 53.0 477 477 0.5 0.5
1 8 58.9 471 471 0.5 0.5
1 7 60.3 422 422 0.5 0.5
1 6 63.7 382 382 0.5 0.5
1 5 51.6 258 258 0.5 0.5
1 4 64.0 256 256 0.5 0.5
1 3 74.7 224 224 0.5 0.5
1 2 81.0 162 162 0.5 0.5
1 1 26.0 26 26 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
JT Hearne England 349 141 9 97.4
T Richardson England 408 192 5 25.8
E Jones Australia 354 158 3 12.9
J Briggs England 252 128 3 8.6
CE McLeod Australia 168 80 3 12.0
TR McKibbin Australia 234 135 2 4.4
H Trumble Australia 324 178 1 1.2
GHS Trott (c) Australia 138 78 1 1.1
JR Mason England 24 18 1 0.6
GH Hirst England 246 106 0 0.0
TW Hayward England 48 27 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
KS Ranjitsinhji England 183 1 0 28 10.0
AC MacLaren (c) England 159 1 0 25 3.9
C Hill Australia 115 2 0 18 4.5
J Darling Australia 108 2 0 17 1.7
SE Gregory Australia 77 2 0 12 1.0
CE McLeod Australia 76 1 0 12 0.7
H Trumble Australia 72 2 0 11 0.3
TW Hayward England 72 1 0 11 0.3
GH Hirst England 62 1 0 10 0.2
JJ Kelly † Australia 47 1 0 7 0.5
FA Iredale Australia 43 2 0 7 0.1
W Storer † England 43 1 0 7 0.2
JR Mason England 38 2 0 6 0.0
GHS Trott (c) Australia 37 2 0 6 0.1
JJ Lyons Australia 28 2 0 4 0.0
T Richardson England 24 0 0 4 0.0
NF Druce England 20 1 0 3 0.0
JT Hearne England 17 1 0 3 0.0
E Wainwright England 10 1 0 2 0.0
TR McKibbin Australia 6 2 0 1 0.0
E Jones Australia 3 2 0 0 0.0
J Briggs England 1 1 0 0 0.0

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA
FORMBOOK HISTORY

England faced Australia in 46 test matches before this game. Of these, England had the stronger team in 32 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.
August 10, 1896
Kennington Oval, London
95 4
July 16, 1896
Old Trafford, Manchester
97 2
June 22, 1896
Lord's, London
95 4
March 01, 1895
Melbourne Cricket Ground
22 75
February 01, 1895
Sydney Cricket Ground
6 92
January 11, 1895
Adelaide Oval
87 11
December 29, 1894
Melbourne Cricket Ground
75 21
December 14, 1894
Sydney Cricket Ground
77 18
August 24, 1893
Old Trafford, Manchester
75 23