South v Australians
Australia in England 1884
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 11th, 12th September 1884 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossSouth won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralians won by an innings and 5 runs
UmpiresFH Farrands, RA Thoms
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 159/9 (Palmer 0*)

South first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Gracec McDonnell b Spofforth24      
H Whitfeldc McDonnell b Spofforth0      
TC O'Brienc McDonnell b Spofforth15      
WW Readb Spofforth6      
JR Painterc and b Spofforth0      
JM Readb Palmer0      
AFJ Fordb Palmer0      
+H Woodnot out8      
J Woottonb Palmer0      
WA Woofc Bannerman b Palmer2      
CE Hornerb Palmer0      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(all out, 49.2 overs)56
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-27, 3-43, 4-43, 5-46, 6-46, 7-46, 8-46, 9-50, 10-56 (49.2 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spofforth25   19345--
Boyle7   2110--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PS McDonnellb Ford6      
AC Bannermanc Painter b Ford35      
*WL Murdochb Ford23      
HJH Scottb Ford11      
G Giffenc Wood b Horner38      
GJ Bonnorc Wootton b Horner27      
WE Midwinterc and b Wootton0      
+JM Blackhamlbw b Wootton4      
GE Palmernot out3      
FR Spofforthc Painter b Horner0      
HF Boyleb Horner1      
Extras(12 b, 3 lb)15
Total(all out, 116.2 overs)163
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-73, 3-79, 4-96, 5-147, 6-149, 7-159, 8-159, 9-159, 10-163 (116.2 ov)
South bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Woof26   12430--
Ford41   27384--
Wootton21   10352--
Grace7   2130--

South second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WG Graceb Spofforth26      
H Whitfeldc Palmer b Boyle21      
TC O'Brienc Palmer b Boyle7      
WW Readc Scott b Boyle14      
JR Painterb Spofforth0      
JM Readb Spofforth0      
AFJ Fordb Spofforth2      
+H Woodb Spofforth19      
J Woottonc and b Spofforth0      
WA Woofc and b Spofforth0      
CE Hornernot out1      
Extras(11 b, 1 nb)12
Total(all out, 79 overs)102
Fall of wickets:
1-50, 2-62, 3-64, 4-64, 5-64, 6-66, 7-99, 8-101, 9-101, 10-102 (79 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spofforth40   24437--
Boyle23   11203--
Palmer16   5270--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> G Giffen (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 2
--> FR Spofforth reached 600 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the South first innings
--> FR Spofforth reached 200 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the South second innings
--> FR Spofforth completed a hat-trick for Australians





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