The Australian Team in England.
Match Against Surrey,
United Press Association—By Electric Telegraph —Copyright London, May 11 Knox and Lees commenced the bowling. Duff was out in the second over, being caught at mid on. Trumper, who was put out 1.b.w., displayed perfect form, making beautiful hits, and scoring three fourers off Knox in one over. He batted for forty minutes. Two wickets for 66. Hill, playing forward was clean bowled by Hayes. Three for 70. Noble was easily caught and bowled by Lees. He popped the bail up in trying to place it. Armstrong and Darling played out time. Pour wickets for 98. The weather was overcast, and the wicket good. There was a large attendance. Eeceived May 13, 9.24 a.m. London, May 12 The match was continued in delightful weather. The wicket is hard, and the attendance good. Lees and Knox resumed bowling. Runs came at a fair pace, two fourers being scored each by Armstrong and Darling in the first twenty-five minutes. Darling added a dozen to his overnight score and was then caught by Knox with an easy one at mid-off off Hayes. The latter who had relieved Knox, got Darling's wicket in his first over. Five wickets for 129. Hopkins had little chance to Bhow his mettle, as he was unluckily run out. The ball being driven back by Armstrong went off Lees's 9hin on to the wicket. Six wickets for 16. Layer was next given out leg before to Hayes when he had made a single. Seven wickets for 155. McLeod joined Armstrong, and the partnership made a better stand, but McLeod was rather lucky in scoring a- fiver and a fourer through the Blips. With an on drive for five Armstrong sent up 200, Runs were now coming freely, 105 being scored in the first hour and a half. When ho had reached 83, Armstrong played Knox on. Hie fine innings lasted 130 minutes, and included a fiver and ten fourers. ; Eight wickets for 228. At the luncheon (adjournment the score stood at 8 wickets for 239. McLeod was missed at 31 by Holland in the slips. On resuming Kelly was bowled by Hayes in his first over. Nine wicketa fpr24li McLeod had reached fifty when he* had been 80 minutes at the wickets. He played capital cricket. Cotter was the last man in. He started vigorously, making fourteen in one over off Hayes and then two fourers off Lees. He scored 26 in seven hits, bringing the total to 285. Holland brought the innings to an end by taking an easy catch in the slips from McLeod off Lees, the innings closed for 292. Cotter's unfinished innings of 30 comprised six fourers and three twos. The last wicket added 51 in twenty minutes. Hayward and Hobbs opened Surrey's second innings. With seven fup, whereof he had contributed only one, Hobbs put an easy one from Cotter into Armstrong's hands in the Blips. 1 wicket for 7. At this stage Kelly gave up wicket keeping, as his finger was badly hurt yesterday. He went on again to-day, but had to retire, Duff keeping wickets in his place.' Howell is acting aa Kelly's substitute. Cotter and Layer bowled from the start. Hayes joined Hayward, and runs came very fast. Hayes, who was playing finely, made three fourera in quick succession. Seven byes were also added. With 24 to his credit, Hayes was caught by Howell with an easy one at long off off Layer. 2 wickets for 48. The Prince of Wales was present at the match. The Australian team will be presented to him. When the game stopped two wickets were down for 48 runs. Eeceived May 13, 10.50 a.m. London May 12 Surrey has two wickets down for 113. Following are the scores :— SIJRRET; First Innings ... 225 Australians. First Inninus. Duff, c and b Lees ... , (>i 1 .Trumper, 1.b.w., b Lees ... .. 31 Hill, b Hayes ... ... ._, 20 Noble, c and b Lees... ... . ... 15 I Armstrong, b Knox ... ... 33 Darling, c Knox, b Hayes .... ... 17 Hopkins, run out ... ... ,_. Q Layer, Lb.w., b Hayes ... ... \ McLeod, c Holland, b I bob ... ... 60 Kolly, b Hayes ... .„ ... 2 Cotter (not out) ... ... ... 30 Extras ... ... '." £0 Total — ... ... 293 Bowling analysis—Knox 1 wicket for 74 j &ees 4 for 124; Hayes 4 for 56; Nice nil for IS. Surrey. Second Innings. Hobbs, 0 Armstrong, b Cotter 1 Hayes, eHowell, b Layer ... '.", 24 Hayward, (not out)... ... [ 16 Extras .. .... '" 7 Total for 2 wickets * ... .„~"~48
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6569, 13 May 1905
Cricket. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6569, 13 May 1905
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