Australia v England
IFW Bligh's XI in Australia 1882/83 (3rd Test)
VenueAssociation Ground, Sydney on 26th, 27th, 29th, 30th January 1883 (timeless match)
Balls per over4
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEngland won by 69 runs
UmpiresEH Elliott, J Swift
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 8/0 (Giffen 6*, Bannerman 1*)
Close of play day 2Australia (1) 133/1 (Bannerman 68*, Murdoch 17*)
Close of play day 3Australia (2) 0/0 (Giffen 0*, Bannerman 0*)

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RG Barlowc Murdoch b Spofforth28  2- 
CT Studdc Blackham b Garrett21  1- 
CFH Leslieb Spofforth0  -- 
AG Steelb Garrett17  2- 
WW Readc Massie b Bannerman66  9- 
W Barnesc Blackham b Spofforth2  -- 
+EFS Tylecoterun out66  7- 
W Batesc McDonnell b Spofforth17  1- 
GB Studdb Palmer3  -- 
*IFW Blighb Palmer13  -- 
F Morleynot out2  -- 
Extras(8 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)12
Total(all out, 143 overs)247
Fall of wickets:
1-41 (CT Studd), 2-44 (Leslie), 3-67 (Barlow), 4-69 (Steel), 5-75 (Barnes), 6-191 (Tylecote), 7-223 (Read), 8-224 (Bates), 9-244 (Bligh), 10-247 (GB Studd, 143 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Giffen12   3370--
Palmer38   21382--
Spofforth51   19734--
Garrett27   8542--
Bannerman11   2171--
McDonnell4   0160--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Giffenst Tylecote b Bates41  3- 
AC Bannermanc Bates b Morley94 24513- 
*WL Murdochlbw b Steel19     
PS McDonnellb Steel0     
TP Horanc Steel b Morley19  1- 
HH Massiec Bligh b Steel1     
GJ Bonnorc GB Studd b Morley0     
+JM Blackhamb Barlow27  2- 
TW Garrettc Barlow b Morley0     
GE Palmerc GB Studd b Barnes7     
FR Spofforthnot out0     
Extras(6 b, 2 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 179.1 overs)218
Fall of wickets:
1-76 (Giffen), 2-140 (Murdoch), 3-140 (McDonnell), 4-176 (Bannerman), 5-177 (Massie), 6-178 (Bonnor), 7-196 (Horan), 8-196 (Garrett), 9-218 (Palmer), 10-218 (Blackham, 179.1 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morley34   16474--
Bates45   20551--
Barnes13   6221--
CT Studd14   1150--
Steel26   14273--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CFH Leslieb Spofforth8  1- 
CT Studdb Spofforth25  2- 
RG Barlowc Palmer b Horan24  3- 
AG Steellbw b Spofforth6  -- 
WW Readb Horan21  3- 
W Barneslbw b Spofforth3  -- 
+EFS Tylecotec Bonnor b Spofforth0  -- 
W Batesc Murdoch b Horan4  -- 
*IFW Blighnot out17  2- 
GB Studdc Garrett b Spofforth8  1- 
F Morleyb Spofforth0  -- 
Extras(5 b, 2 lb)7
Total(all out, 80.1 overs)123
Fall of wickets:
1-13 (Leslie), 2-45 (CT Studd), 3-55 (Steel), 4-87 (Read), 5-92 (Barlow), 6-94 (Barnes), 7-97 (Tylecote), 8-98 (Bates), 9-115 (GB Studd), 10-123 (Morley, 80.1 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Garrett13   3310--
Palmer9   3190--
Horan17   10223--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Giffenb Barlow7  1- 
AC Bannermanc Bligh b Barlow5  1- 
*WL Murdochc GB Studd b Morley0  -- 
TP Horanrun out8  1- 
PS McDonnellc Bligh b Morley0  -- 
HH Massiec CT Studd b Barlow11  2- 
GJ Bonnorb Barlow8  -- 
+JM Blackhamb Barlow26  2- 
FR Spofforthc Steel b Barlow7  -- 
GE Palmernot out2  -- 
TW Garrettb Barlow0  -- 
Extras(6 b, 2 lb, 1 w)9
Total(all out, 69.2 overs)83
Fall of wickets:
1-11 (Giffen), 2-12 (Bannerman), 3-18 (Murdoch), 4-18 (McDonnell), 5-30 (Horan), 6-33 (Massie), 7-56 (Bonnor), 8-72 (Spofforth), 9-80 (Blackham), 10-83 (Garrett, 69.2 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morley35   19342--

--> CT Studd (1) equalled his previous highest score of 21 in Test matches
--> AG Steel (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 12
--> EFS Tylecote (1) passed his previous highest score of 38 in Test matches
--> G Giffen (1) passed his previous highest score of 36 in Test matches
--> AC Bannerman (1) passed his previous highest score of 73 in Test matches
--> CT Studd (2) passed his previous highest score of 21 in Test matches
--> IFW Bligh (2) passed his previous highest score of 13 in Test matches
--> GE Palmer reached 250 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed IFW Bligh, his 1st wicket in the England first innings
--> AG Steel achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches in the Australia first innings (previous best was 3-58)
--> FR Spofforth equalled his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches in the England second innings
--> TP Horan achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches in the England second innings
--> TP Horan took a wicket with his first ball in Test matches in the England second innings, dismissing WW Read
--> RG Barlow achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed JM Blackham in the Australia second innings (previous best was 5-19)

After this match, the last of the rubber originally scheduled, some Australian ladies burned a bail, sealed the ashes in an urn and presented it to the victorious captain of the English team. The urn, together with its embroidered velvet bag, is housed in the Memorial Gallery at Lord's.





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