South v Australians
Australia in England 1899
VenueCrystal Palace Park, Crystal Palace on 8th, 9th, 10th May 1899 (3-day match)
Balls per over5
TossSouth won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresVA Titchmarsh, WAJ West
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 35/2 (Hill 7*)
Close of play day 2Australians (1) 357/8 (Noble 105*, Trumble 0*)

South first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CB Fryc Hill b Jones81     
R Abelb Jones5     
W Brockwellc Trumble b Noble2     
TW Haywardc Jones b Trumble50     
KS Ranjitsinhjilbw b Trumble8     
*WG Graceb Jones5     
CL Townsendrun out18     
GL Jessopc Hill b Jones6     
JR Masonc Noble b McLeod13     
WH Lockwoodnot out41     
+JH Boardlbw b Noble8     
Extras(1 b, 8 lb)9
Total(all out, 101.3 overs)246
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-20, 3-134, 4-145, 5-156, 6-156, 7-164, 8-191, 9-207, 10-246 (101.3 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones31   10784--
McLeod14   6291--
Trumble36   11632--
Laver4   0150--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*J Darlingb Jessop24     
FA Iredalec Hayward b Lockwood4     
C Hilllbw b Grace39     
SE Gregorylbw b Townsend124     
J Worrallc Brockwell b Townsend28     
MA Noblenot out116     
CE McLeodc Brockwell b Townsend7     
FJ Laverst Board b Townsend0     
+JJ Kellyb Townsend20     
H Trumbleb Brockwell7     
E Jonesb Brockwell0     
Extras(3 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)6
Total(all out, 127 overs)375
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-35, 3-96, 4-159, 5-300, 6-326, 7-328, 8-352, 9-375, 10-375 (127 ov)
South bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lockwood23   4691--
Townsend37   51125--
Jessop11   0461--
Grace26   6541--
Brockwell20   6412--
Mason1   080--
Hayward9   0390--

South second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CB Fryc Trumble b Jones12     
R Abelc and b Trumble5     
W Brockwelllbw b Trumble21     
TW Haywardb Noble24     
GL Jessopc Kelly b Trumble22     
KS Ranjitsinhjic Noble b Jones63     
*WG Graceb Jones47     
CL Townsendb Jones0     
JR Masonb Jones22     
WH Lockwoodnot out1     
+JH Boardb Noble0     
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(all out, 89.2 overs)222
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-21, 3-46, 4-70, 5-105, 6-183, 7-183, 8-208, 9-221, 10-222 (89.2 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones32   9785--
McLeod9   1320--
Trumble33   17533--
Laver2   150--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CE McLeodb Mason1     
FJ Lavernot out3     
H Trumblenot out3     
*J Darlingdid not bat      
FA Iredaledid not bat      
C Hilldid not bat      
SE Gregorydid not bat      
J Worralldid not bat      
MA Nobledid not bat      
+JJ Kellydid not bat      
E Jonesdid not bat      
Total(1 wicket, 6 overs)7
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (McLeod)
South bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mason3   141--
Ranjitsinhji3   130--

--> TW Hayward (1) passed 8000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 18
--> FA Iredale (1) passed 5000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 1
--> MA Noble (1) passed 1500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 52
--> CE McLeod (1) passed 1500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 4
--> KS Ranjitsinhji (2) passed 8500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 14
--> CE McLeod made his debut in England in First-Class matches
--> MA Noble made his debut in England in First-Class matches
--> FJ Laver made his debut in England in First-Class matches
--> CL Townsend reached 550 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Australians first innings

Gregory batted for 170 minutes for his 124 hitting 10 fours, while Noble, in his first innings in England, took 190 minutes for his 116* and also hit 10 fours