Australian cricket team in England in 1886

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The Australian cricket team in England in 1886 played 27 first-class matches including 3 Tests which were all won by England.

Test match summary[edit]

First Test[edit]

5–7 July 1886
Scorecard
v
205 (137.1 overs)
SP Jones 87
G Ulyett 4/46 (36.1 overs)
223 (157.2 overs)
WW Read 51
FR Spofforth 4/82 (53 overs)
123 (118.3 overs)
HJH Scott 47
RG Barlow 7/44 (52 overs)
107/6 (77.2 overs)
RG Barlow 30
G Giffen 2/31 (24 overs)
England won by 4 wickets
Old Trafford, Manchester
Umpires: CK Pullin and J West
  • Australia won the toss and elected to bat.
  • GA Lohmann (ENG) made his Test debut.

Second Test[edit]

19–21 July 1886
Scorecard
v
353 (259 overs)
A Shrewsbury 164
FR Spofforth 4/73 (56 overs)
121 (82.3 overs)
HJH Scott 30
J Briggs 5/29 (34 overs)
126 (f/o) (111.1 overs)
GE Palmer 48
J Briggs 6/45 (38.1 overs)
England won by an innings and 106 runs
Lord's, London
Umpires: FH Farrands and CK Pullin
  • England won the toss and elected to bat.

Third Test[edit]

12–14 August 1886
Scorecard
v
434 (304.1 overs)
WG Grace 170
FR Spofforth 4/65 (30.1 overs)
68 (60.2 overs)
GE Palmer 15
GA Lohmann 7/36 (30.2 overs)
149 (f/o) (97 overs)
G Giffen 47
GA Lohmann 5/68 (37 overs)
England won by an innings and 217 runs
The Oval, London
Umpires: RP Carpenter and FH Farrands
  • England won the toss and elected to bat.
  • J McIlwraith (AUS) made his Test debut.

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