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Cricket.

The Australian Team m England.

Match Against Leicestershire,

United Press Association —By Electric Telegraph—Copyright London, Jane 13 Play was interrupted at intervals dur*ni> the afternoon' by rain. Gehra lost h»s wicket m playing back to King, bat gave* good display, and was at the wickets Co* 55 mins. With the score at eight wickets for 234, Gill got rid of Noble with a fast ball, which kept low on the leg stump. Noble played an excellent innings, lasting ■' 2hrs. 40mins., and hit twelve fourers. X De Trafford and Wood opened the second innings for the home team, but the captain fell a victim to Howelj after sooring a single.—One wicket for 8. King patted a soft one back to Noble, and the board showed two wickets for 35. Then Knight joined Wood, and this pair played out time. Eficeived June 15, 9.7 a.m. London, June 14 Play was resumed m fine weather. The wicket had recovered and there was a fair' attendance. Wood, at 15, after being at the wickets for an hour, was bowled' by Noble. 3 for 57. Trumpar, by a good right-handed catch at wide point, disposed of Whitehead. 4 for 89. At 106, Hopkins went on, and off first ball Armstrong snapped up Knight ia the slips. The weather at this time became dull, and rain falling, caused a delay cf 25 min3. On resuming, Crawford drove a ball back to Hopkins who made an easy left-handed catch. 6 for 114. Seven runs later Odell wa3 caught by Gehrs at third man, and at 129 Noble lowered Gill's leg stump. At the (luncheon adjournment the score stood at 137 for 8 wickets, .Received June 15, 9.40 a.m, Leicestershire, with 8 wickets down for 218, deolared their innings closed. Following are the scores :— Leicestershire, i First Innings. 1 Total .„, 286 ' 2nd Innings. T>« Trafford, b Howell ... ... 1 King, c and b Noble ... ... 14 Wood, b Noble ... ... ... 15 Kniqhi', c Armstrong, b Hopkins ... 20 Whitehead, c Trumper, b Howell ... 20 1 Coe (_not out) .„ ... „. 23. ; Crawford, c and b Hopkins ... ... G ; Odell, o Gehrs, b Noble .., „. 5 Gill.bNoblo „ 15 Jayes (not out) ... ... ... 0; Extras ... ... ... 9 Total—-8 wickets for ... ...137 Australians. :, First Innings. . Total .... ... ... 25S

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6596, 15 June 1905

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Cricket. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6596, 15 June 1905

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