The Australian Team in England.
rlhe Third Test Match.
London, July 2
MacLaren, not yet having reoovered from the attack of rheumatism, Dentou has been chosen to replace him in the test match, which begins to-day. Received July 4, 8.20 a.m. London, July 3 The third test match began at Leeds today in cool cloudy weather. There was a large attendance. The wicket was not much affected by Saturday's rain. Arnold, who hae wrenched his knee, and Rhodes, who is suffering from an injured finger, are Rtanding out of England's team. Cotter, Gehre, and Newland have been omitted from the Aastralians.
England, winning the toss, went in and have lost seven wickets foe 243.
Received July 4, 9 21 a.ra
Armstrong and Noble opened the attack. Seven men were placed on the on Bide for Armstrong. The first four overs produced a single. At 34 Layer relieved Armstrong. Fry was making some capital hits, scoring ten off one of Noble's owjirs. Fifty -went up after 55 minutes' play, then McLeod took the ball from No%e, and the desired separation was brought aboufc, Fry givng Noble in veasy chance at poiut. He had pl>»yed an admirable innings, extending over an hour, 1 for 51
Tyldesley followed, but failed to score. The ball kept low, and he played ifc on. 2 for 54. Denton placed one into the mid oil's hands, and the board showed 3 for 57. Some quiet play followed, the bowling being too gooorto permit of any liberties being taken. Hay ward,, after a skilful innings of 1 hour pnd 40 minutes, in trying to plaoe McLeod played him on. 4 for 64. Jackson and Hirst carried the game on to the luncheon adjournment, whon the score stood at 4 wiokets for 88. Hirst up to that time had been doing some clean hitting. On resuming, Armstrong and McLeod took up the bowling, and within fifteen minutes, Hirst, with a fine drive for four, caused 100 to appear. Hoth batsmen were playing steadily, until Hirst sent one up to square leg, and Trumper, making a fine run, secured it. Hir3t had batted 70 minutes and, had given a good display. He hit six fourera. 5 for 133.
Bosanquet opened with a four drive off Hopidns. Jackson was scoring steadily and put 50 to his credit after being at tho wickets for 100 minutes. He than opened out to Layer and hit him to leg for four and the next ball cut him for a similar number. At this time fully 20,000 were present. Bosanquet was bowled by Duff, the board showing 6 for 20L Lilley just succeeded it getting into double figures when he fell a victim to Noble. 7 for 232. Haigh then joined his captain, who was batting very solidly. Following are the scores:— England. First Innings Hay ward, b MoLeod ... .. 26 Fry, c Noble, b McLeod ... ... 32 Tyldesley, b Layer ... ... ••• 0 Denton, c Duff, b McLeod ... ... 0 Jackson (not out) ... ... ... 101 Hirst, c Trumper, b Layer ... ... 35 Bosauquefc, b Duff .. ... ... 20 ■ Lilley, b Noble 11 Haigh (not out) ... ... ... 4 Extra 3 ... •■• •■■ 14 Total for seven wickets ... ... 243 Received July 4, 2.39 p.m. England are all out for 301.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6612, 4 July 1905
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