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TEST MATCH

AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND
MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUND
JANUARY 29, 1898
Result: AUSTRALIA
Runs Per Wicket: 27.3 | Scoring Rate: 2.8
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
The Ashes (England in Australia)


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
Australia 58% 28 27 28 98
England 37% 26 27 26 92

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 Australia 323 10 610
2 England 174 10 367
3 England 263 10 686
4 Australia 115 2 238

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 ENGLAND AUSTRALIA 1886-07-19 1888-02-10 1889-03-12 1892-01-01 1893-07-17 1894-12-29 1896-02-13 1896-07-16 1898-01-14

MATCH PROGRESS

AUSTRALIA PTS ENGLAND 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 3 27.3 985 765 0.56 0.44
4 2 25.5 889 743 0.54 0.46
4 1 26.1 896 724 0.55 0.45
3 10 25.3 830 690 0.55 0.45
3 9 26.1 818 694 0.54 0.46
3 8 27.0 809 703 0.54 0.46
3 7 26.2 769 647 0.54 0.46
3 6 26.5 747 631 0.54 0.46
3 5 26.2 715 593 0.55 0.45
3 4 26.8 699 589 0.54 0.46
3 3 25.7 657 525 0.56 0.44
3 2 25.5 628 492 0.56 0.44
3 1 24.0 587 421 0.58 0.42
2 10 24.9 572 422 0.57 0.43
2 9 24.8 546 396 0.58 0.42
2 8 26.2 532 410 0.57 0.43
2 7 26.1 506 382 0.57 0.43
2 6 26.6 483 369 0.57 0.43
2 5 26.0 453 327 0.58 0.42
2 4 27.4 432 334 0.56 0.44
2 3 29.5 411 355 0.54 0.46
2 2 28.2 380 298 0.56 0.44
2 1 30.6 354 320 0.52 0.48
1 10 32.3 323 323 0.5 0.5
1 9 33.7 303 303 0.5 0.5
1 8 35.4 283 283 0.5 0.5
1 7 31.9 223 223 0.5 0.5
1 6 9.7 58 58 0.5 0.5
1 5 6.4 32 32 0.5 0.5
1 4 6.5 26 26 0.5 0.5
1 3 8.3 25 25 0.5 0.5
1 2 12.5 25 25 0.5 0.5
1 1 1.0 1 1 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
JT Hearne England 256 117 6 57.0
E Jones Australia 222 126 6 34.2
H Trumble Australia 228 70 4 28.1
WP Howell Australia 276 92 3 14.6
GHS Trott (c) Australia 139 72 3 9.4
T Richardson England 156 102 2 4.4
MA Noble Australia 138 52 2 5.7
TW Hayward England 120 48 2 7.2
CE McLeod Australia 50 11 2 9.8
J Briggs England 138 69 1 1.4
W Storer † England 24 24 1 0.7
E Wainwright England 72 32 0 0.0
AE Stoddart (c) England 36 22 0 0.0
JR Mason England 24 10 0 0.0
KS Ranjitsinhji England 22 9 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
C Hill Australia 188 2 0 43 32.8
KS Ranjitsinhji England 79 2 0 18 1.6
CE McLeod Australia 65 1 0 15 0.9
JR Mason England 56 2 0 13 0.5
AC MacLaren England 53 2 0 12 0.3
TW Hayward England 47 2 0 11 0.3
H Trumble Australia 46 1 0 11 0.1
J Briggs England 44 1 0 10 0.4
AE Stoddart (c) England 42 2 0 10 0.3
J Darling Australia 41 2 0 9 0.2
NF Druce England 40 2 0 9 0.3
JJ Kelly † Australia 32 1 0 7 0.1
W Storer † England 28 2 0 6 0.1
T Richardson England 22 2 0 5 0.1
SE Gregory Australia 21 1 1 5 0.0
E Jones Australia 20 1 0 5 0.0
WP Howell Australia 9 0 0 2 0.0
E Wainwright England 8 2 0 2 0.0
GHS Trott (c) Australia 7 1 0 2 0.0
MA Noble Australia 4 1 0 1 0.0
JT Hearne England 4 1 0 1 0.0
FA Iredale Australia 0 1 0 0 0.0

AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND
FORMBOOK HISTORY

Australia faced England in 49 test matches before this game. Of these, Australia had the stronger team in 12 matches according to the formbook expectation.

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

AUSTRALIA ENGLAND 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 AUSTRALIA
WIN EXP.
ENGLAND
WIN EXP.
January 14, 1898
Adelaide Oval
53 42
January 01, 1898
Melbourne Cricket Ground
22 75
December 13, 1897
Sydney Cricket Ground
28 68
August 10, 1896
Kennington Oval, London
4 95
July 16, 1896
Old Trafford, Manchester
2 97
June 22, 1896
Lord's, London
4 95
March 01, 1895
Melbourne Cricket Ground
75 22
February 01, 1895
Sydney Cricket Ground
92 6
January 11, 1895
Adelaide Oval
11 87