The Australian Team in England.
Second Test MatchUnited Press Association—By Electrics Telegraph—Copyright London June 15 . Tyldesley batted for If hours, making only one bad stroke Runs, however, came slowly, Noble bowling finely, while Armstrong was proving difficult to the batsmen. The fielding, too, was good, and Jackson consumed 45 minutes m compiling 17 runs. Layer and Armstrong took up the attack after the tea adjournment, and Fry brought up his half century, and the total to 200 with the same hit, the innings having at this time occupied '-4£ hours. Fry, when 46, gave a hot chance to McLeod at mid on,, off Layer, and a little later on survived an appeal for leg beEore. McLeod, whos& wrist was bruised, retired, and a substitute fielded for him. Jackson was eventually taken somewhat easily, low down m tho slips. He had played a fine innings, extending for 85 minutes. Jones lost his wickets trying to pull a straight ball to square leg. Bosanquet sent a ball straight back to Armstrong, and the board showed 6 for 227. Noble went on m place of Layer, but the new bowler was freely punished, and he g,ave place to Hopkins, The change was successful m bringing about the downfall of Fry, who was snapped up at tha wicket by Kelly off Hopkins. Fry's was aa admirable display of 3J hours' batting,, during which time he hit seven fourers. McLeod at this stage returned to th& field, and relieved Armstrong with the ball. When stumps were drawn the weather wasdull and threatening, with the wicketslow. Received June 17, 8.15 am. London, June 16 The first innings of the Englishmen closed for 282. The Australians m their first innings, made 181. Received June 17, 9 a.m. Although there was lovely weather, the' wicket was soft owing to the rain overnight. The attendance was 10,000. Hopkins completed his overnight over to Haigh, and then, without any addition to the score, Lilley got leg before to the third ball of McLaod's opening over. 9 for 258, Arnold, the last man, joined Haigh, and runs came slowly till 270, when Layer went on instead of Hopkins. The end came afc 252, Layer bowling Haigh. The Australians began their first innings before noon, Haigh and Rhodes bowling. Duff and Trumper opened with free, brilliant play, and 39 runs resulted from 25 minutes' play. Then Trumper hit 10 off one over of Haigh's, and 60 appeared at end of half an hour. This caused the English captain to go on at Haigh's end,, and his first ball, a break back, got Trumper's wicket. The batsman had given' a masterly display for his 31. 1 for 51^ Hill was next, but at 7 fell an easy victim to Bosanquet off Jackson. 2 for 73l Noblejoined Duff, who almost immediately jumped out to drive Rhodes, but he only just touched the ball, and it was snapped: up at the wickets by Lilloy. Tho sun had begun to affect the wiofcefc when Armstrong joined Noble. When Noble hud made 7, he sent a ball from JpcVson to long on where Fry brought off a splendid catch. 4 for 95. Just previously Armstrong had registered two fine fourers afc Rhodes' expense. Darling filled the gap, and at 10(5 Haigh again went on, displacing Rhodes,. The new bowler beat Armstrong, but the ball missed the wicket. The luncheon adjournment was then taken? the score being 110. On resuming Jackaou and Rhodes were entrusted with the attack, and the spectators were treated to some good batting, four overs yielding 20 runs. Armstrong then got leg before to Jackson. He had played free cricket, but his. innings was attended with many risks. Five for 131. , Gregory was quickly disposed of, Jones effecting a aic& catch high up m the slips. 6 for 13EL Hopkins followed., and before he got fairly to work received a nasty knock from one of Jackson's. This interrupted play for a few minutes. Darling was punishing Rhode© so severely that the latter gave way to Arnold. Hopkins, scored a lively seven from one over of Jackson's, and then on. Haigh resuming bowling the Sydneyite wae bowled by him. The partnership had lasUds half an hour. 7 for 171. McLeod joinnd his oapain, whose end was near at hand, as he was well taken low down by Haigh at mid off off Arnolds
Darling had batted If hours, and his innings was marked by some splendid hits. 8 for 175. McLeod came aud went without scoring, Kelly, the last man, had scored a couple when Rhodes went on at the p?.vilion end and got him leg before, the innings terminating for 18L Luver carried out his bat for 4. Tha innings lasted nearly 3J hours, and was a fine performance considering the slate of the wick«t. Received June 17, 11.36 a.m In their second innings England have lost 5 wickets for 351. MacLaren and Hayward opened the second innings, McLeod and Layer bowling 1. The weather was lovely, and the attendance 28,000. Runs came freely. At 18 Hayward was finely caught by Layer. Tyldtsley followed, nnd gave a possible chance of being caught and bowled by'McLeod. Then MacLaren added 10 off one of Layer's ovtire, bringing 50 up m 35 minutes. Noble took the ball from Layer, and m his second over Tyldesley played one hard on to his wicket. 2 for 63. With Fry m play became quiet. Armstrong went on at 86, and 100 showed on the board as the result of 100 minutes' play. With his score at 66 MaoLaren skied the ball, but it fell safely. Otherwise he was playing m great form. Fry appeared unhappy when facing Armstrong. Hopkins then relieved Noble. When the board showed 136, Armstrong clean bowled MacLaren, who had hit up 79 m two hours and five minutes. He hit thirteen fourers. Jackson was dismissed by the first ball from Armstrong, Jones bad only a brief innings. Fry and Bosanquet played out time. 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 j Lilley, I.b.w, b MoLeon ... ... 0 Haigh, b Layer | i ... ... 14 Arnold (not out) ... ... .. 7 Extra* ... ... ... 22 Total ... 232 Bowling analysis—MoLeod, 1 for 40 ; Layer 3 for 64; Armstrong, 2 for 41; Duff, 1 for 14; Hopkins, 3 for 40 ; Noble, nil for 51. Second Innings. Hayward, c Layer, b \lcLeod .. 8 Tyldesly, b Noble « 12 MnoLaren, b Armstrong ... ... 79 Jackson, b Armstrong ... ... 0 Jones, o Trumper, b Armstrong ... 5 Fry, (not out) ... ... ... 36 Bosanquet (not out) .. ... 4 Extras .. ... ... 7 Total for five wickets ... .. 10l Australians. First Innings. Trumper, b Jackson... ... ... 31 Duff, c Lilley, b Rhodes ... ... 27 Hill, o Bosanquet, b Jackson .., 7 Noble, c Fry, b Jackson ... ™ ... 7 Armstrong, 1.b.w., b Jackson ... 33 Gregory, o Jones, b Rhodes ... ... 5 Darling, c Haigh, b Arnold ... ... 41 Hopkins, b Haigh ... ... ... 16 McLeod, bHaigh , ... ... 0 Layer (not out) ... ... ... 4 Kelly, 1.b.w., b Rhodes ... ... 2 Extras ... .... ... 8 Total ... 181 Bowling analysis—Haigh, 2 for 40; Rhodes, 3 for 70; Jackson, 4 for 50; Arnold, 1 for 13.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6598, 17 June 1905
The Australian Team in England. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6598, 17 June 1905
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