Australia tour of England, 1948 / Scorecard

The Ashes - 1st Test

England v Australia

Australia won by 8 wickets

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)
Fall of wickets 1-9 (Hutton), 2-15 (Washbrook), 3-46 (Edrich), 4-46 (Hardstaff), 5-48 (Compton), 6-60 (Barnett), 7-74 (Evans), 8-74 (Yardley), 9-163 (Bedser), 10-165 (Laker)
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)
Fall of wickets 1-73 (Morris), 2-121 (Barnes), 3-121 (Miller), 4-185 (Brown), 5-305 (Bradman), 6-338 (Johnson), 7-365 (Tallon), 8-472 (Hassett), 9-476 (Lindwall), 10-509 (Toshack)
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)
Fall of wickets 1-5 (Washbrook), 2-39 (Edrich), 3-150 (Hutton), 4-243 (Hardstaff), 5-264 (Barnett), 6-321 (Yardley), 7-405 (Compton), 8-413 (Laker), 9-423 (Evans), 10-441 (Young)
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)
Did not bat KR Miller, WA Brown, IWG Johnson, D Tallon, RR Lindwall, WA Johnston, ERH Toshack
Fall of wickets 1-38 (Morris), 2-48 (Bradman)
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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Series Results
England v Australia at The Oval - Aug 14-18, 1948
Australia won by an innings and 149 runs
England v Australia at Leeds - Jul 22-27, 1948
Australia won by 7 wickets
England v Australia at Manchester - Jul 8-13, 1948
Match drawn
England v Australia at Lord's - Jun 24-29, 1948
Australia won by 409 runs
England v Australia at Nottingham - Jun 10-15, 1948
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Jun 15, 1948

Denis Compton is dismissed as he falls over his wicket, England v Australia, 1st Test, Trent Bridge, 5th day, June 15, 1948

Denis Compton is dismissed as he falls over his wicket

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Jun 11, 1948

Don Bradman plays the cut while Godfrey Evans and Bill Edrich look on, England v Australia, 1st Test, Trent Bridge, 2nd day, June 11, 1948

Don Bradman plays the cut

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