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TEST MATCH

AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND
MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUND
FEBRUARY 07, 1908
Result: AUSTRALIA
Runs Per Wicket: 22.2 | Scoring Rate: 2.8
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
The Ashes (England in Australia)


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
Australia 62% 29 26 29 133
England 32% 28 28 27 70

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 Australia 214 10 515
2 England 105 10 206
3 Australia 385 10 744
4 England 186 10 409

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 1888-02-10 1892-01-01 1894-12-29 1896-07-16 1899-04-01 1902-01-17 1902-10-11 1905-05-29 1906-03-24 1908-02-07

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 10 22.2 1044 736 0.59 0.41
4 9 21.8 1013 687 0.6 0.4
4 8 22.0 995 677 0.6 0.4
4 7 22.5 981 683 0.59 0.41
4 6 22.0 951 633 0.6 0.4
4 5 22.6 938 646 0.59 0.41
4 4 23.0 921 645 0.59 0.41
4 3 23.3 902 634 0.59 0.41
4 2 23.9 886 644 0.58 0.42
4 1 22.7 849 559 0.6 0.4
3 10 23.5 834 574 0.59 0.41
3 9 23.9 827 559 0.6 0.4
3 8 23.1 774 522 0.6 0.4
3 7 19.9 630 442 0.59 0.41
3 6 18.5 561 401 0.58 0.42
3 5 15.8 449 343 0.57 0.43
3 4 16.0 439 329 0.57 0.43
3 3 15.1 393 301 0.57 0.43
3 2 15.5 390 290 0.57 0.43
3 1 15.4 372 274 0.58 0.42
2 10 15.9 374 264 0.59 0.41
2 9 16.7 364 270 0.57 0.43
2 8 17.4 354 274 0.56 0.44
2 7 18.2 342 278 0.55 0.45
2 6 19.1 329 283 0.54 0.46
2 5 20.3 315 293 0.52 0.48
2 4 21.7 301 307 0.49 0.51
2 3 23.2 284 320 0.47 0.53
2 2 23.6 261 305 0.46 0.54
2 1 24.7 239 305 0.44 0.56
1 10 21.4 214 214 0.5 0.5
1 9 23.6 212 212 0.5 0.5
1 8 24.8 198 198 0.5 0.5
1 7 28.0 196 196 0.5 0.5
1 6 32.7 196 196 0.5 0.5
1 5 21.0 105 105 0.5 0.5
1 4 25.8 103 103 0.5 0.5
1 3 29.7 89 89 0.5 0.5
1 2 7.0 14 14 0.5 0.5
1 1 1.0 1 1 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
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JV Saunders Australia 248 104 9 128.0
A Fielder England 318 145 8 96.8
JN Crawford England 293 120 8 107.8
JDA O'Connor Australia 162 98 4 17.5
MA Noble (c) Australia 108 25 4 45.8
SF Barnes England 348 106 2 9.1
W Rhodes England 174 87 1 1.4
CG Macartney Australia 72 33 1 1.4
WW Armstrong Australia 25 22 1 0.8
LC Braund England 114 90 0 0.0
KL Hutchings England 12 24 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
WW Armstrong Australia 165 1 72 28 8.6
VS Ransford Australia 105 2 84 18 1.0
H Carter † Australia 68 2 0 11 0.4
MA Noble (c) Australia 58 2 0 10 0.7
JB Hobbs England 57 2 78 20 1.6
G Gunn England 56 2 0 19 1.1
J Hardstaffsnr England 47 2 0 16 0.5
CG Macartney Australia 41 2 0 7 0.3
PA McAlister Australia 41 2 127 7 0.1
SE Gregory Australia 39 2 0 7 0.3
AO Jones (c) England 34 2 0 12 0.6
C Hill Australia 32 2 0 5 0.1
SF Barnes England 25 1 0 9 0.2
A Fielder England 21 2 0 7 0.1
JDA O'Connor Australia 20 2 0 3 0.0
LC Braund England 14 2 0 5 0.1
J Humphries † England 14 1 0 5 0.1
KL Hutchings England 11 2 0 4 0.0
JV Saunders Australia 3 1 0 1 0.0
W Rhodes England 2 2 3 1 0.0
JN Crawford England 1 2 1 0 0.0
VT Trumper Australia 0 2 5 0 0.0

AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND
FORMBOOK HISTORY

Australia faced England in 78 test matches before this game. Of these, Australia had the stronger team in 24 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 10, 1908
Adelaide Oval
28 68
January 01, 1908
Melbourne Cricket Ground
26 69
December 13, 1907
Sydney Cricket Ground
47 48
August 14, 1905
Kennington Oval, London
10 87
July 24, 1905
Old Trafford, Manchester
41 56
July 03, 1905
Headingley, Leeds
46 50
June 15, 1905
Lord's, London
33 63
May 29, 1905
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
49 47
March 05, 1904
Melbourne Cricket Ground
35 60