Players v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1878
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 2nd, 3rd September 1878 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossPlayers won the toss and decided to field
ResultAustralians won by 8 runs
UmpiresW Caffyn, J Potter
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 82 all out

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AC Bannermanc McIntyre b Barratt4     
C Bannermanc Barlow b Barratt51     
TP Horanc Watson b Barratt0     
WL Murdochst H Phillips b Barratt0     
FR Spofforthst H Phillips b Barratt14     
GH Baileyc Lillywhite b Barratt0     
*DW Gregoryc J Phillips b Barratt0     
+JM Blackhamst H Phillips b Barratt0     
HF Boylec J Phillips b Barratt8     
TW Garrettc Watson b Barratt0     
FE Allannot out0     
Total(all out, 57 overs)77
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-14, 3-16, 4-50, 5-50, 6-50, 7-50, 8-64, 9-64, 10-77 (57 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Barratt29   114310--
Watson14   4230--
Lillywhite8   490--
Hearne6   420--

Players first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
W Rigleyc and b Allan18     
RG Barlowst +Murdoch b Allan16     
J Phillipsnot out19     
GG Hearneb Spofforth8     
HRJ Charlwoodc Boyle b Spofforth0     
J Wheelerb Spofforth0     
A Watsonb Spofforth0     
+H Phillipsc Boyle b Spofforth0     
*J Lillywhitec Allan b Boyle0     
ED Barrattb Spofforth0     
W McIntyrec Murdoch b Spofforth10     
Extras(4 b, 7 lb)11
Total(all out, 74.2 overs)82
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-44, 3-59, 4-59, 5-59, 6-59, 7-63, 8-64, 9-64, 10-82 (74.2 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Garrett12   880--
Allan20   13182--
Boyle8   581--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AC Bannermanc and b Barlow25     
C Bannermanb McIntyre15     
TP Horanb McIntyre4     
WL Murdochc Hearne b McIntyre0     
FR Spofforthb McIntyre0     
GH Baileyb Barlow12     
FE Allanb McIntyre4     
HF Boylec and b McIntyre4     
*DW Gregorynot out9     
+JM Blackhamb Barlow0     
TW Garrettc Hearne b Barratt10     
Extras(3 b, 3 lb)6
Total(all out, 77.1 overs)89
Fall of wickets:
1-45, 2-49, 3-49, 4-49, 5-49, 6-60, 7-64, 8-70, 9-70, 10-89 (77.1 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hearne9   4150--
McIntyre29   21246--
Barlow28   18293--

Players second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
W Rigleyb Allan10     
RG Barlowb Spofforth8     
J Phillipsc and b Boyle14     
GG Hearneb Garrett12     
HRJ Charlwoodb Spofforth12     
J Wheelerb Spofforth4     
A Watsonb Spofforth7     
+H Phillipsrun out2     
*J Lillywhiteb Garrett2     
W McIntyrenot out3     
ED Barrattb Spofforth0     
Extras(2 b)2
Total(all out, 63 overs)76
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-22, 3-39, 4-56, 5-60, 6-67, 7-71, 8-71, 9-73, 10-76 (63 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spofforth27   11385--
Garrett13   8132--
Allan15   8161--
Boyle8   471--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> ED Barratt achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Australians first innings (previous best was 8-58)
--> FR Spofforth completed a hat-trick in the Players first innings (Charlwood, Wheeler, Watson)
--> W McIntyre reached 450 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Australians second innings
--> HF Boyle reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Players second innings
--> FR Spofforth reached 100 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Players second innings