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Cricket.

The Australian Team m England.

Australian Eleven v. Gentlemen of England.

United Pres3 Association—By Kleotrio Telegraph —Copyright

Received May 6, 9.18 a.m London, May 6 There is bright weather and the wicket is faster. The attendance is small. Warner was run out without any addition to the score m an absurd atrernpt by both batsmen to gain one end. Warner had no chance of getting back to hid place. Armstrong bowled the first over, 1 wicket for 1. Cotter bowledat the other end. Tho first important hit was a pretty four to leg by Beldam, off jCotter. Grace received a knock on the left hand from a full pitcher from Cotter. Grace was then easily caught by Duff at short leg. 2 wickets for 10. Poidevin followed, but Beldam got his leg before m trying to turn a ball to leg just when he was shaping well. 3 wickets for 20. Fry was next man. The first change of bowling then took place, Hopkins going on m place of Cotter. At 26 Fry hit two fourers and a single off the new bowler's second over and then four off Armstrong. He then threw away his wicket by starting a stupid run. PoiJevin at first did bog want to start, but Fry could not get back to his crease. 4 wickets for 47. MacLareu's stay was brief. He had made a single when Hopkins bowled hitn. He had previously given a chance of stumping off Armstrong. 5 wickets for 57. Jessop partnered Poidevin. The latter, who had batted carefully for an hour, gave Hopkinß an easy catch at mid on. 6 wickets for 71. Jessop and Lawton carried the game on to the luncheon adjournment, putting on runs at a fair pace, but Jessop was not aggressive 1. After lunch Cotter's second ball proved fatal to Jessop, who gave Darling a soft one at cover point. 7 wickets for 111. Odell filled the vacancy, but Cotter knocked his middle stump out after he ha;l scored four. 8 wickets for 124. Robson was disposed of for a single. 9 wickets for 133. Brearley was last man m. He was caught at the wickets, the innings dosing for 156. Lawton showed clean driving and was batting about an hour. Duff and Trnmper opened the Australians' second innings to Brearley and Beldam. Trumper unsuccessfully tried to sweep Beldam round and was bowled. 1 wicket for 15. Hill filled the vacancy. Duff indulged m some clean hitting and powerfully drove Beldam for five, which was increased to nine by ac overthrow. He then gave Fry a catch at third man. 2 wickets for 52. Runs came freely and 50 was hoisted for 35 minutes play. Very good batting ensued with Hill and Noble together. Odell relieved Brearley at 79. Received May 6, 12.25 pirn. When stumps were drawn, Hill 82 and Noble 69 were still together, the score being 2 wickets for 207. Odell and Jessop bowled, but there was no eting m the bowling, and the batsmen were easily masters of the situation. Hill completed his fifty m 75 minutes. Brearley waa put on again, br.t 17 runß were scored off hit* first over. Lawton at the other end had 10 knocked off his first over, all by Noble, who was hitting splendidly. The bowling wa3 extremely weak during the last hour or more. Following are the scores:— I Englishmen. First Innings. Grace, c Duffb Cottor ... ... 5 Warner, run out ... ... ... 0 Beldam, lbw, Armstrong ... .. 11 Poidevin, c Hopkins b Armstrong ... 18 Fry, run out ... ... ... 23 MacLaren, b Hopkins ... ... I Jessop, c Darling b Cottar ... ... 28 Lawton (not out) .. ... ... 40 Odell, b Cotter 4 Robson, b Cotter .. .. „.1 Brearley, c Kelly b Armstrong ... 11 Extras ... ... ... 14 Total ... 156 Bowling analysis—Cotter, 4 wickets for 47 runs; Armstrong, 3 for 43j Hopkins, 1 for 36; Noble, 0 for 11. Australians. First llnnings ... ... ... 270 Second Innings. Duff, c Fry. b Brearley ... .. 38 Trumper, b Beldam .„ ... 7 Hill, (not out) ... ... ... 82 Noble, (not out) .. 69 Extras... ... ... ... 11 Total for two wickets ... ... 207

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Cricket., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6563, 6 May 1905

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Cricket. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6563, 6 May 1905

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