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CRICKET.

[PER PRESS ASSOCIATION,]

AUSTRALIANS v LORD SHEFFIELD'S TEAM.

[per press association.] London, May 10. The cricket match Australians v Lord ShefSWd's team, which had been postponed owing to the heavy rain, was resumed today, and resulted in a decisive victory for the Australians by jui jiniiv.gs and Ji-4 runs. The visitors with eight wickets down for 190, resumed their innings, ]mt the hist two wickol s only added ;i single (o tiie score, the innings closing for 10 L. Murdoch's score was 03, Ferris not out. The wicket wus not in favor of the

batsmen, and so it proved to the English men, who in their 'first innings were all disposed of for 27, of which Mr W. G. Grace made 20 before being bowled. Six of the local team were dismissed without scoring. Of the eleven four were bowled, the rest being caught or stumped. Having to follow on, the Englishmen made a much better stand, but were all out for 130 runs. A. E. Stoddart, caught, 21; Briggs, run out, 35 ; Peel, bowled, 28; W. G. Grace, caught, 9, were the highest scorers. r ' The fielding of' the Australian Eleven was excellent, especially that of Gregory, Murdoch and Turner. Seven thousand were present to-day. . .The hot sun dried the wet wicket, and made it treacherous. In the Australians' innings Briggs secured four wickets for 47, Attwell three for 53, Lohmann two for 48, Peel one for 17. In the first innings of the Englishmen, Turner took four wickets for 9 runs, Ferris five for 17. In the second innings, Turner took two for 41, and Ferris seven for 70. Murdoch was in for over four hours, and his score included thirteen boundary hits.

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CRICKET., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2427, 12 May 1890

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CRICKET. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2427, 12 May 1890

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