Australia tour of England, 1938 / Career averages

The Ashes - 5th Test

England v Australia

England won by an innings and 579 runs

Career averages for matches completed by Aug 24, 1938
England batting averages - Test matches
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0
WE Bowes 1932-1938 12 10 5 26 10* 5.20 0 0 2
DCS Compton 1937-1938 5 7 1 279 102 46.50 1 2 0
WJ Edrich 1938-1938 4 6 0 67 28 11.16 0 0 1
K Farnes 1934-1938 10 13 4 33 7* 3.66 0 0 3
WR Hammond 1927-1938 69 113 13 5995 336* 59.95 18 20 4
J Hardstaff jnr 1935-1938 13 21 1 896 169* 44.80 3 4 1
L Hutton 1937-1938 6 9 0 600 364 66.66 3 0 1
M Leyland 1928-1938 41 65 5 2764 187 46.06 9 10 6
E Paynter 1931-1938 13 19 4 812 216* 54.13 1 5 2
H Verity 1931-1938 34 40 12 603 66* 21.53 0 3 4
A Wood 1938-1938 1 1 0 53 53 53.00 0 1 0
England bowling averages - Test matches
Player Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10 Ct St
WE Bowes 1932-1938 12 23 2921 1270 56 6/34 9/219 22.67 2.60 52.1 5 0 1 0
DCS Compton 1937-1938 5 1 36 34 2 2/34 2/34 17.00 5.66 18.0 0 0 5 0
WJ Edrich 1938-1938 4 5 212 139 4 2/27 2/32 34.75 3.93 53.0 0 0 4 0
K Farnes 1934-1938 10 18 2441 1200 44 6/96 10/179 27.27 2.94 55.4 3 1 1 0
WR Hammond 1927-1938 69 101 7483 2974 80 5/36 7/87 37.17 2.38 93.5 2 0 90 0
J Hardstaff jnr 1935-1938 13 - - - - - - - - - - - 5 0
L Hutton 1937-1938 6 3 40 15 1 1/4 1/11 15.00 2.25 40.0 0 0 3 0
M Leyland 1928-1938 41 27 1103 585 6 3/91 3/91 97.50 3.18 183.8 0 0 13 0
E Paynter 1931-1938 13 - - - - - - - - - - - 4 0
H Verity 1931-1938 34 62 8667 2904 123 8/43 15/104 23.60 2.01 70.4 4 2 26 0
A Wood 1938-1938 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 3 0
Australia batting averages - Test matches
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0
CL Badcock 1936-1938 7 12 1 160 118 14.54 1 0 4
SG Barnes 1938-1938 1 2 0 74 41 37.00 0 0 0
BA Barnett 1938-1938 4 8 1 195 57 27.85 0 1 0
DG Bradman 1928-1938 37 57 5 5093 334 97.94 21 8 4
WA Brown 1934-1938 16 28 1 1324 206* 49.03 4 7 1
JHW Fingleton 1932-1938 18 29 1 1189 136 42.46 5 3 3
LO Fleetwood-Smith 1935-1938 10 11 5 54 16* 9.00 0 0 2
AL Hassett 1938-1938 4 8 0 199 56 24.87 0 1 0
SJ McCabe 1930-1938 39 62 5 2748 232 48.21 6 13 4
WJ O'Reilly 1932-1938 26 39 7 410 56* 12.81 0 1 6
MG Waite 1938-1938 2 3 0 11 8 3.66 0 0 1
Australia bowling averages - Test matches
Player Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10 Ct St
CL Badcock 1936-1938 7 - - - - - - - - - - - 3 0
SG Barnes 1938-1938 1 1 228 84 1 1/84 1/84 84.00 2.21 228.0 0 0 1 0
BA Barnett 1938-1938 4 - - - - - - - - - - - 3 2
DG Bradman 1928-1938 37 8 152 68 2 1/8 1/15 34.00 2.68 76.0 0 0 21 0
WA Brown 1934-1938 16 - - - - - - - - - - - 8 0
JHW Fingleton 1932-1938 18 - - - - - - - - - - - 13 0
LO Fleetwood-Smith 1935-1938 10 18 3093 1570 42 6/110 10/239 37.38 3.04 73.6 2 1 0 0
AL Hassett 1938-1938 4 1 78 52 0 - - - 4.00 - 0 0 1 0
SJ McCabe 1930-1938 39 62 3746 1543 36 4/13 4/38 42.86 2.47 104.0 0 0 41 0
WJ O'Reilly 1932-1938 26 46 9910 3221 136 7/54 11/129 23.68 1.95 72.8 10 3 7 0
MG Waite 1938-1938 2 3 552 190 1 1/150 1/150 190.00 2.06 552.0 0 0 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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