Australia tour of England, 1st Test: England v Australia at Nottingham, Jun 10-15, 1948
The Ashes - 1st Test
Australia won by 8 wickets
10,11,12,14,15 June 1948 (5-day match)
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
L Hutton b Miller 3 12 0 0
C Washbrook c Brown b Lindwall 6 41 0 0
WJ Edrich b Johnston 18 74 1 0
DCS Compton b Miller 19 60 2 0
J Hardstaff jnr c Miller b Johnston 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
CJ Barnett b Johnston 8 16 1 0
NWD Yardley* lbw b Toshack 3 26 0 0
TG Evans c Morris b Johnston 12 18 2 0
JC Laker c †Tallon b Miller 63 101 6 0
AV Bedser c Brown b Johnston 22 89 2 0
JA Young not out 1 8 0 0
Extras (b 5, lb 5) 10
  Total (all out; 79 overs) 165 (2.08 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RR Lindwall 13 5 30 1 2.30
  KR Miller 19 8 38 3 2.00
  WA Johnston 25 11 36 5 1.44
  ERH Toshack 14 8 28 1 2.00
  IWG Johnson 5 1 19 0 3.80
  AR Morris 3 1 4 0 1.33
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
SG Barnes c †Evans b Laker 62 153 6 0
AR Morris b Laker 31 121 3 0
DG Bradman* c Hutton b Bedser 138 290 321 10 0 42.99
KR Miller c Edrich b Laker 0 6 0 0
WA Brown lbw b Yardley 17 58 1 0
AL Hassett b Bedser 137 354 20 1
IWG Johnson b Laker 21 38 3 0
D Tallon c & b Young 10 39 1 0
RR Lindwall c †Evans b Yardley 42 121 7 0
WA Johnston not out 17 27 2 0
ERH Toshack lbw b Bedser 19 18 3 0
Extras (b 9, lb 4, w 1, nb 1) 15
  Total (all out; 216.2 overs) 509 (2.35 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  WJ Edrich 18 1 72 0 4.00
  AV Bedser 44.2 12 113 3 2.54
  CJ Barnett 17 5 36 0 2.11
  JA Young 60 28 79 1 1.31
  JC Laker 55 14 138 4 2.50
  DCS Compton 5 0 24 0 4.80
  NWD Yardley 17 6 32 2 1.88
  England 2nd innings R M 4s 6s
L Hutton b Miller 74 168 11 0
C Washbrook c †Tallon b Miller 1 10 0 0
WJ Edrich c †Tallon b Johnson 13 43 2 0
DCS Compton hit wicket b Miller 184 413 19 0
J Hardstaff jnr c Hassett b Toshack 43 101 6 0
CJ Barnett c Miller b Johnston 6 33 0 0
NWD Yardley* c & b Johnston 22 66 4 0
TG Evans c †Tallon b Johnston 50 124 8 0
JC Laker b Miller 4 16 0 0
AV Bedser not out 3 20 0 0
JA Young b Johnston 9 8 2 0
Extras (b 12, lb 17, nb 3) 32
  Total (all out; 183 overs) 441 (2.40 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  KR Miller 44 10 125 4 2.84
  WA Johnston 59 12 147 4 2.49
  ERH Toshack 33 14 60 1 1.81
  IWG Johnson 42 15 66 1 1.57
  SG Barnes 5 2 11 0 2.20
  Australia 2nd innings (target: 98 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
SG Barnes not out 64 87 11 0
AR Morris b Bedser 9 32 1 0
DG Bradman* c Hutton b Bedser 0 12 10 0 0 0.00
AL Hassett not out 21 39 2 0
Extras (lb 2, w 1, nb 1) 4
  Total (2 wickets; 28.3 overs) 98 (3.43 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  AV Bedser 14.3 4 46 2 3.17
  JA Young 10 3 28 0 2.80
  WJ Edrich 4 0 20 0 5.00

Match details


Toss - England, who chose to bat
Series - Australia led the 5-match series 1-0
Umpires - F Chester and E Cooke
Close of play
  • Thu, 10 Jun - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 17/0 (SG Barnes 6*, AR Morris 10*)
  • Fri, 11 Jun - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 293/4 (DG Bradman 130*, AL Hassett 41*)
  • Sat, 12 Jun - day 3 - England 2nd innings 121/2 (L Hutton 63*, DCS Compton 36*)
  • Sun, 13 Jun - rest day
  • Mon, 14 Jun - day 4 - England 2nd innings 345/6 (DCS Compton 154*, TG Evans 10*)
  • Tue, 15 Jun - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 98/2 (28.3 ov) - end of match
 
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