The Ashes - 5th Test

England v Australia

England won by an innings and 579 runs

England 1st innings | Australia 1st innings | Australia 2nd innings
Partnerships - Australia 1st innings
Wkt Runs Overs RR Player Player Start End
1st 0 CL Badcock WA Brown - 1/0
2nd 19 SJ McCabe WA Brown 1/0 2/19
3rd 51 AL Hassett WA Brown 2/19 3/70
4th 75 SG Barnes WA Brown 3/70 4/145
5th 2 BA Barnett WA Brown 4/145 5/147
6th 13 MG Waite WA Brown 5/147 6/160
7th 0 WJ O'Reilly WA Brown 6/160 7/160
8th 41 WA Brown LO Fleetwood-Smith 7/160 8/201
Highest partnerships in the match
Inns Wkt Runs Overs RR Player Player Start End
1 2nd 382 M Leyland L Hutton 1/29 2/411
1 6th 215 L Hutton J Hardstaff jnr 5/555 6/770
1 3rd 135 WR Hammond L Hutton 2/411 3/546
1 7th 106 A Wood J Hardstaff jnr 6/770 7/876
2 4th 75 SG Barnes WA Brown 3/70 4/145
3 5th 74 SG Barnes BA Barnett 4/41 5/115
2 3rd 51 AL Hassett WA Brown 2/19 3/70
2 8th 41 WA Brown LO Fleetwood-Smith 7/160 8/201
1 1st 29 WJ Edrich L Hutton - 1/29
1 8th 27* H Verity J Hardstaff jnr 7/876 7/903 (335.2)
2 2nd 19 SJ McCabe WA Brown 1/0 2/19
3 3rd 17 AL Hassett WA Brown 2/18 3/35
3 1st 15 CL Badcock WA Brown - 1/15
2 6th 13 MG Waite WA Brown 5/147 6/160
1 5th 8 DCS Compton L Hutton 4/547 5/555
3 8th 6 LO Fleetwood-Smith WJ O'Reilly 7/117 8/123
3 4th 6 WA Brown SG Barnes 3/35 4/41
3 2nd 3 SJ McCabe WA Brown 1/15 2/18
3 7th 2 BA Barnett WJ O'Reilly 6/115 7/117
2 5th 2 BA Barnett WA Brown 4/145 5/147
1 4th 1 E Paynter L Hutton 3/546 4/547
3 6th 0 MG Waite BA Barnett 5/115 6/115
2 7th 0 WJ O'Reilly WA Brown 6/160 7/160
2 1st 0 CL Badcock WA Brown - 1/0
Series Results
England v Australia at The Oval - Aug 20-24, 1938
England won by an innings and 579 runs
England v Australia at Leeds - Jul 22-25, 1938
Australia won by 5 wickets
England v Australia at Manchester - Jul 8-12, 1938
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
England v Australia at Lord's - Jun 24-28, 1938
Match drawn
England v Australia at Nottingham - Jun 10-14, 1938
Match drawn
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Photos

Aug 24, 1938

Oval groundsman Bosser Martin with his heavy roller at the end of the 1938 Test which England won by an innings and 579 runs.  The endless rolling by what was known as "Bosser's Pet" helped turn the Oval pitch into a bowlers' graveyard, England v Australia, 5th Test, The Oval, August 24, 1938

Oval groundsman Bosser Martin with his heavy roller

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Aug 23, 1938

Len Hutton nudges the ball behind square, England v Australia, 5th Test, The Oval, 3rd day, August 23, 1938

Len Hutton nudges the ball behind square

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