Tha Australian Team m England. Match Against Lancashire. ANOTHER WIN" NOR THE COLONIALS
United Press Association— Tly Eleotrio Telegraph—Copyright London Muy 27 The match was resumed to-day ; n fi n6i but cooler, weafcbor, and the wicket was hard. The attendance was 2000 when play opened. Kermode and Brearley were the first howlers, and the batsmen commenced steadily. With 10 added to his overnight score, Howell gave a catch off Kermode to Hornby at third man. The bat flaw out of his hand m making the stroke. 4 for 98. Noble was 25 when Gregory joined him. The wickefc was playing well, and the ball was kept moving. Both batsmen were active, and the total was taken to past the century. Noble's severe punishment of Brearley caused a change to be made m the bowling, Sharp going on. Noble, m playing back at a shooter from the new bowler's second over, had his stumps displaced. He played sound and faultless cricket, and took ninety minutes m compiling his 52, 5 for 150. Gregory (12) brought his score to 33 before he lost Gehrs, who, when 13 m playing late at a ball from Sharp, had his middle stump renjovod. He showed poor form. 6 for 178. Hopkins, at 5, played a ball from Sharp on to his wicket, and the board showed 7 for 184. Gregory was then 81, but m the next over, with the total unalfcernd, he retired, caught by Garnett at third slip off Kermode. He batted eighty minutes. 8 for 184. Sharp made short work of Layer, sending his middle stump spinning after he made 4. 9 for 196. With the first ball of his next, over, Kermode removed McLeod's middle stump, and Kelly, the last man, was given no chance to score. The Australians had been at the wicketß 165 minutes. The Australians won by 244 run?. Lancashire commenced their second innings after the luncheon adjournment. The attendance increased during the afternoon to twelve thousand. fitncLiren and Spooner were the first batsmen. The former monopolised the run-getting, and made three successive 4's off Howell,sadded four more, and then Spooner faced Layer, who with a swerver romoved the bails before be had opened his account. 1 for 16. MoLaren carried the score to 2S, when he was caught off ijaver. He was batting only fifteen minutes, and made four 4's. 2 for 23. Duff was wicket keeping, Kelly having slightly damaged his finger, Tyld.esley and Garnett got together, and played steadily until Garnett had his middle stump removed by a good ball sent down by<rLaver. 3 for 65. Tyldesley was dismissed at 14 with an easy catch by Layer at second Islip. Sharp was bowled by McLeod'a first ball, and Hollows, at 3, succumbed to a catch by Layer low down m the second slip off McLeod. 6 for 69, Hornby was bagged - by McLeod's first ball. 7 for 69. Poidevin, who had' partnered Tyldesloy, saw four wickets fall while putting on five runs, and was caught by Howell at the wickets. 8 for 81. Kermode made things lively while he lasted, knocking up 14 m fire hits, then Layer found his sticks. 9 for 97, Findiay 10. Brearley contributed 7, Layer bringing the end with a catch m the second slip, Findlay remaining not out 10. From start to finish the innings took eighty minutes only, the splendid bowling on a worn wicket being the chief factor of the quick dismissal, but the batting was of a most, reckless description. This is the first defeat Lancashire has suffered since that by Yorkshire m 1903.
.Following are the scores:— Australians. First Innings ... .. ... 373 Second Icnings, Tcnmper, b Brearley ... ... 14 Duff, b Kermode ... ... ... 87 Hill, b Brearley , 2 Ho well c Hornby, b Hornby... .. 11 Noble, c Sharp ... ... ... 52 Gehrs, b Sharp ... .„ ... 16 Gregory, c Garnett, b Kermade ... 34 Hopkins, b Sharp ... ... ... 5 Layer, bSharp ... ... ... 4 McLeod, b Kermode... ... ... 8 Kelly (not, out) ... ... ... 0 Extras ... .. ... 16 Total 193 Bowling analysis—Braarley two for 74, Hollows nil for 15 ; Kermode four for 61, Sharp four for 27. Lancashire. First Innings ... ... .... 221 Second Innings. Spoouer, b Layer ... ... ... 0 MacLaren, substitute, b Layer ... 23 Tyldesley, c Layer, b McLeod ... 14 Garnett, b Layer ... ... ... 19 Poidevin, b Layer ... ... ... 5 Sharp, b McLeod ... ... ... 0 Hollows, c Layer, b McLeod ... .„ 3 Hornby, b McLeod ... . 0 Findlay (not out) ... ... ... 10 Kermode, b Layer .. ... ..14 Brearley, c Layer, b MeLeod ... 7 Extras ... .„ ... 9 Total 104 Bowling analysis—Howell nil for 35, Layer (who bowled 12 overs) five for 44, McLeod (six overs three balls) five for 16. (Lancashire was champion county las* year, and though Cuttell, one of tlie bes 13 bowlers, was not m the team, it was very atrong, and a much better fight was looked for. Tyldesley, Hallows, Sharp, and Kermode are the only professionals, and thus a feature was the large proportion of amateurs that were ploying for Lancashire. Poidevin and Kermode are two ex-Sydney cricketers. So far this is the best win the Australians have registered.)
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Cricket., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XX, Issue 6582, 29 May 1905
Cricket. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XX, Issue 6582, 29 May 1905
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