Cricket ball with engraved silver band around seam. Inscription on band reads: 'AUSTRALIAN TEAM v SURREY. (OVAL)./MAY 15. 1899./PRESENTED BY SURREY COUNTY CRICKET CLUB/TO W. P. HOWELL./All ten wickets in first innings'. Howell, bowling for Australia, achieved an outstanding 10/28, with 14 maidens, after only 23.2 overs.
0 - Whole: H: 65 W: 66 D: 66mm (H: 2 9/16 W: 2 5/8 D: 2 5/8")
Bill Howell; 29 Dec 1869; 14 Jul 1940
Surrey County Cricket Club
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by G.M. Ellis and W.A. Howell