English cricket team in Australia in 1900-01 to 1918


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English cricket team in Australia in 1900-01 to 1918

English cricket team in Australia in 1900-01 to 1918

This article describes the history of Australian cricket from the 1900-01 season until 1918.
Notable Australian players during this period include Joe Darling, Monty Noble, Victor Trumper, Clem Hill, Hugh Trumble, Warwick Armstrong, Charlie Macartney, Syd Gregory, Warren Bardsley, Bert Hopkins, Bill Howell, James Kelly, Tibby Cotter and Bill Whitty.
The 1900-01 season was notable for Clem Hill's career-high 365* which enabled South Australia to defeat New South Wales by an innings. Hill went on to be the season's leading runscorer with 620 @ 103.33. The leading wicket-takers with 20 apiece were Jack Saunders @ 17.13 (BB 6/70) and Joe Travers @ 20.75 (BB 9/30).

English cricket team in Australia in 1900-01 to 1918 Results

England 1901-02
1st Test at Sydney Cricket Ground – England won by an innings and 124 runs
2nd Test at Melbourne Cricket Ground – Australia won by 229 runs
3rd Test at Adelaide Oval – Australia won by 4 wickets
4th Test at Sydney Cricket Ground – Australia won by 7 wickets
5th Test at Melbourne Cricket Ground – Australia won by 32 runs England 1903-04
1st Test at Sydney Cricket Ground – England won by 5 wickets
2nd Test at Melbourne Cricket Ground – England won by 185 runs
3rd Test at Adelaide Oval – Australia won by 216 runs
4th Test at Sydney Cricket Ground – England won by 157 runs
5th Test at Melbourne Cricket Ground – Australia won by 218 runs England 1907-08
1st Test at Sydney Cricket Ground – Australia won by 2 wickets
2nd Test at Melbourne Cricket Ground – England won by 1 wicket
3rd Test at Adelaide Oval – Australia won by 245 runs
4th Test at Melbourne Cricket Ground – Australia won by 308 runs
5th Test at Sydney Cricket Ground – Australia won by 49 runs South Africa 1910-11
1st Test at Sydney Cricket Ground – Australia won by an innings and 114 runs
2nd Test at Melbourne Cricket Ground – Australia won by 89 runs
3rd Test at Adelaide Oval – South Africa won by 38 runs
4th Test at Melbourne Cricket Ground – Australia won by 530 runs
5th Test at Sydney Cricket Ground – Australia won by 7 wickets
England 1911-12
1st Test at Sydney Cricket Ground – Australia won by 146 runs
2nd Test at Melbourne Cricket Ground – England won by 8 wickets
3rd Test at Adelaide Oval – England won by 7 wickets
4th Test at Melbourne Cricket Ground – England won by an innings and 225 runs
5th Test at Sydney Cricket Ground – England won by 70 runs
New Zealand 1913-14
This was New Zealand's second tour of Australia. Four matches were played in December 1913 and January 1914. New Zealand played each of Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia.
New Zealand secured its first victory in Australia by winning the opening game against Queensland at Brisbane Cricket Ground by 12 runs. They owed the victory to team captain Dan Reese who took 7-53 in Queensland's first innings.
New Zealand lost to both New South Wales and Victoria by an innings but managed a draw against South Australia.

Editor: Nishanth Gopinathan.