Australian cricket team in England in 1893

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1893 Australian national cricket team

The Australian cricket team in England in 1893 played 31 first-class matches including 3 Tests.

Test series summary[edit]

England won the Test series 1-0 with two matches drawn.

First Test[edit]

17–19 July 1893
Scorecard
v
334 (125 overs)
A Shrewsbury 106
CTB Turner 6/67 (36 overs)
269 (114.1 overs)
H Graham 107
WH Lockwood 6/101 (45 overs)
234/8 (116.4 overs)
A Shrewsbury 81
G Giffen 5/43 (26.4 overs)
Match drawn
Lord's, London
Umpires: W Hearn (ENG) and J Phillips (AUS)

Second Test[edit]

14–16 August 1893
Scorecard
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483 (187 overs)
FS Jackson 103
G Giffen 7/128 (54 overs)
91 (37.3 overs)
JJ Lyons 19
J Briggs 5/34 (14.3 overs)
349 (f/o) (98 overs)
GHS Trott 92
J Briggs 5/114 (35 overs)
England won by an innings and 43 runs
The Oval, London
Umpires: CK Pullin (ENG) and H Draper (ENG)
  • England won the toss and elected to bat.
  • A Ward (ENG) made his Test debut.

Third Test[edit]

24–26 August 1893
Scorecard
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204 (96.4 overs)
W Bruce 68
T Richardson 5/49 (23.4 overs)
243 (140.2 overs)
W Gunn 102*
G Giffen 4/113 (67 overs)
236 (95.3 overs)
AC Bannerman 60
T Richardson 5/107 (44 overs)
118/4 (63 overs)
WG Grace 45
H Trumble 3/49 (25 overs)
Match drawn
Old Trafford, Manchester
Umpires: C Clements (ENG) and J Phillips (AUS)

Ceylon[edit]

As on previous voyages to England, the Australians had a stopover in Colombo and played a match on 5 April against a Ceylon team, which was drawn.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ceylon v Australians 1893". CricketArchive. Retrieved 24 June 2014. (Subscription required (help)). 

External links[edit]

Annual reviews[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Bill Frindall, The Wisden Book of Test Cricket 1877-1978, Wisden, 1979
  • Chris Harte, A History of Australian Cricket, Andre Deutsch, 1993
  • Ray Robinson, On Top Down Under, Cassell, 1975