Australia tour of England, 4th Test: England v Australia at Leeds, Jul 22-25, 1938
The Ashes - 4th Test
Australia won by 5 wickets
Played at Headingley, Leeds
22,23,25 July 1938 (4-day match)
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
WJ Edrich b O'Reilly 12 57 67 1 0 17.91
CJ Barnett c †Barnett b McCormick 30 143 134 1 0 22.38
J Hardstaff jnr run out 4 9 10 1 0 40.00
WR Hammond* b O'Reilly 76 136 149 10 1 51.00
E Paynter st †Barnett b Fleetwood-Smith 28 101 108 3 0 25.92
DCS Compton b O'Reilly 14 43 36 2 0 38.88
WFF Price c McCabe b O'Reilly 0 8 8 0 0 0.00
H Verity not out 25 47 54 4 0 46.29
DVP Wright c Fingleton b Fleetwood-Smith 22 28 27 3 0 81.48
K Farnes c Fingleton b Fleetwood-Smith 2 1 2 0 0 100.00
WE Bowes b O'Reilly 3 8 3 0 0 100.00
Extras (lb 4, nb 3) 7
  Total (all out; 98.1 overs) 223 (2.27 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  EL McCormick 20 6 46 1 2.30
  MG Waite 18 7 31 0 1.72
  WJ O'Reilly 34.1 17 66 5 1.93
  LO Fleetwood-Smith 25 7 73 3 2.92
  SJ McCabe 1 1 0 0 0.00
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
JHW Fingleton b Verity 30 127 117 1 0 25.64
WA Brown b Wright 22 30 30 1 0 73.33
BA Barnett c †Price b Farnes 57 131 140 5 0 40.71
DG Bradman* b Bowes 103 178 184 9 0 55.97
SJ McCabe b Farnes 1 14 9 0 0 11.11
CL Badcock b Bowes 4 11 12 0 0 33.33
AL Hassett c Hammond b Wright 13 55 52 1 0 25.00
MG Waite c †Price b Farnes 3 47 35 0 0 8.57
WJ O'Reilly c Hammond b Farnes 2 12 6 0 0 33.33
EL McCormick b Bowes 0 7 5 0 0 0.00
LO Fleetwood-Smith not out 2 5 4 0 0 50.00
Extras (b 2, lb 3) 5
  Total (all out; 98.4 overs) 242 (2.45 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  K Farnes 26 3 77 4 2.96
  WE Bowes 35.4 6 79 3 2.21
  DVP Wright 15 4 38 2 2.53
  H Verity 19 6 30 1 1.57
  WJ Edrich 3 0 13 0 4.33
  England 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
WJ Edrich st †Barnett b Fleetwood-Smith 28 111 110 3 0 25.45
CJ Barnett c †Barnett b McCormick 29 77 69 5 0 42.02
J Hardstaff jnr b O'Reilly 11 23 23 2 0 47.82
WR Hammond* c Brown b O'Reilly 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
E Paynter not out 21 64 60 4 0 35.00
DCS Compton c †Barnett b O'Reilly 15 19 20 3 0 75.00
WFF Price lbw b Fleetwood-Smith 6 20 14 1 0 42.85
H Verity b Fleetwood-Smith 0 5 5 0 0 0.00
DVP Wright c Waite b Fleetwood-Smith 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
K Farnes b O'Reilly 7 3 6 1 0 116.66
WE Bowes lbw b O'Reilly 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 4, w 1, nb 1) 6
  Total (all out; 50.5 overs) 123 (2.41 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  EL McCormick 11 4 18 1 1.63
  MG Waite 2 0 9 0 4.50
  WJ O'Reilly 21.5 8 56 5 2.56
  LO Fleetwood-Smith 16 4 34 4 2.12
  Australia 2nd innings (target: 105 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
JHW Fingleton lbw b Verity 9 42 43 0 0 20.93
WA Brown lbw b Farnes 9 15 12 1 0 75.00
DG Bradman* c Verity b Wright 16 35 31 1 0 51.61
SJ McCabe c Barnett b Wright 15 17 16 1 0 93.75
AL Hassett c Edrich b Wright 33 32 36 5 0 91.66
CL Badcock not out 5 46 42 0 0 11.90
BA Barnett not out 15 20 18 3 0 83.33
Extras (b 4, nb 1) 5
  Total (5 wickets; 32.3 overs) 107 (3.29 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  K Farnes 11.3 4 17 1 1.47
  WE Bowes 11 0 35 0 3.18
  DVP Wright 5 0 26 3 5.20
  H Verity 5 2 24 1 4.80

Match details


Toss - England, who chose to bat
Series - Australia led the 4-match series 1-0 (1 abandoned)
Test debuts - MG Waite (Australia); WFF Price (England)
Umpires - F Chester and EJ Smith
Close of play
  • Fri, 22 Jul - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 32/1 (JHW Fingleton 9*, BA Barnett 1*)
  • Sat, 23 Jul - day 2 - England 2nd innings 49/0 (WJ Edrich 25*, CJ Barnett 20*)
  • Sun, 24 Jul - rest day
  • Mon, 25 Jul - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 107/5 (32.3 ov) - end of match
 
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