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Cricket.

The Australian Team in England.

Match Against Somersetshire.

Received July 14. 9.20 a.m.

London, July 13

There was a good attendance when the match Somorset v. Australians began to* day. The weather was fine and the wicket hard. Poyritz, Richardson, and Thomas replaced Lee, Hardy, and Cranfield in the county team, while Howell, Gregory, Hopkins, Newland stood out of the Australian team.

Darling won the toss, and sent in Trumper and Armstrong to face the bowling of Braund and Thomas. After each batsman, had narrowly escaped playing the ball on early in their innings, they opened out, and runs came quibkly, 145 appearing aa the result of an hour and a half's play. Trumper then gave Palairet anleasy chance at extra mid off. He gave an admirable display of all round cricket, though his inninga was marked by less cutting than usual. At 74 Trumper had completed his thousand runs for the season. Armstrong, who waa at 55 when Trumper retired, bad obtained his score chiefly by excellent driving. Hill had a brief innings, and the score stands at 2 wickets for 238. Australians. First Innings Trumper, c Palairet b Robson ... 86 Armstrong (not out) .. ••• 123 Hill, o Woods b Braund ... ... 11 Noble (not out) ... .- ... 2 Sundries ... ... ... 4 Total for 2 wickets 182

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Cricket., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6621, 14 July 1905

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Cricket. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6621, 14 July 1905

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