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Second Test Match.

Received Juno 16, 8.36 a.m. London June 15 The second tost match began at Lord's to-day. -Lovely weather prevailed, and the attendance was large. Australia omitted Newlaud, Howell, Gehr3, and Cotter, while Haigh was selected to complete the English eleven. Jackson won the toss, and sent in MacLareu and Hayward. The attack was ' entrusted to McLeod and Layer. At the end of half an hour's play the board showed 36. The first change in the bowling was made at 38, Noble relieving Lavee. MacLaren made some beautiful hits, and gave a hard chance with his total at 3) to Gregory at cover point, off Nobl9. -At 49 the bowlera demanded sawdust, and a spell of quiet play followed. At 54 Duff went on at MeLeod's end, and the change proved effective. Hay ward, in attempting to turn i short ball, gat leg before to the new bowler. When at 15, he was also beaten j by Noble, but the .ball missed the wicket. The partnership lasted 80 minutes, and of his score of 16 the departing batsman took half an hour in adding th« last run. 1 for 59, MacLaren was then 39. Tyldesley followed, and MacLaren reached the half century aa a result of 3| hours' batting. At the luncheon adjournment the score was B*s; MacLaren 51, fyldesley 11. The attendance, when play resumed, was large. Liver and Hopkins wore bowling, and MacLaren shortly after lost his wicket in trying to turn a short pitched one from Hopkins. His innings occupied 2 hours and ten minutes. 2 for 98; Tydlesley 18. Fry succeeded, and Tylde3ley welcomed the new comer by a drive for five to the pavilion off Hopkins, bringing up 100 as the result of 2 hours 25 minutes' play. Fry began carefully and then played Layer beautifully to leg for four. Noble took up the ball and Tyldesley opened out at Layer, knocking nine off one ovei 1, including two fine drives for four each. With his score at 43 Tyldesley hit Armstrong to shore square leg, where Layer made an ea?y catch. The outgoing batsman played admirable cricket. Armstrong went on for the first time at 144. He placed seven men on the on side and got Tyld63ley after five singles had been slowiy added. 3 for 149. Fry was 22 when Jackson joined him. The attendance continued to increase until the ground was full and the gate 3 weie closed. At. the tea adjournment the board showed 3 wickets for 175. After the adjournment Iplay became lively, and Jackson carried his score to 29 before he was caught by Armstrong off Layer. 4 for 208; Fry 50. Jones contributed a single, and then Lavt>r found his wicket. 5 for 210. Raceived Juno 16, 1.21 p.m. \ When stumps were drawn, Eugland had lost 8 wickets for 258. Following are the scores: — England. First Innings. MacLaren, b Hopkins ... ... 56 Hayward, 1.b.w., b Duff ... ... 16 Tyldesley, c Layer, b Armstrong .... 43 Fry, c Kelly, b Hopkin3 ... .. 73 Jackson, c Armstrong, b Layer ... 29 Jones, b Layer ... ... ... 1 Bosanquefc. c and b Armstrong ..« 6 Rhodes, b Hopkins .«. .. ... 15 Lilley (not out) ... ... ... 0 Extra 3 ... ... , ... 18 Total—B wickets for ... ... 258

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6597, 16 June 1905

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Second Test Match. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6597, 16 June 1905

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