Australia tour of England, 2nd Test: England v Australia at Lord's, Jun 24-29, 1948
The Ashes - 2nd Test
Australia won by 409 runs
Played at Lord's, London
24,25,26,28,29 June 1948 (5-day match)
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
SG Barnes c Hutton b Coxon 0 0 0
AR Morris c Hutton b Coxon 105 209 14 1
DG Bradman* c Hutton b Bedser 38 115 104 0 36.53
AL Hassett b Yardley 47 175 0
KR Miller lbw b Bedser 4 0
WA Brown lbw b Yardley 24 84 0
IWG Johnson c †Evans b Edrich 4 0
D Tallon c Yardley b Bedser 53 0
RR Lindwall b Bedser 15 0
WA Johnston st †Evans b Wright 29 0
ERH Toshack not out 20 0
Extras (b 3, lb 7, nb 1) 11
  Total (all out; 129.3 overs) 350 (2.70 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  AV Bedser 43 14 100 4 2.32
  A Coxon 35 10 90 2 2.57
  WJ Edrich 8 0 43 1 5.37
  DVP Wright 21.3 8 54 1 2.51
  JC Laker 7 3 17 0 2.42
  NWD Yardley 15 4 35 2 2.33
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
L Hutton b Johnson 20 0
C Washbrook c †Tallon b Lindwall 8 0
WJ Edrich b Lindwall 5 70 0
DCS Compton c Miller b Johnston 53 0
HE Dollery b Lindwall 0 2 0 0 0.00
NWD Yardley* b Lindwall 44 0
A Coxon c & b Johnson 19 0
TG Evans c Miller b Johnston 9 0
JC Laker c †Tallon b Johnson 28 0
AV Bedser b Lindwall 9 0
DVP Wright not out 13 0
Extras (lb 3, nb 4) 7
  Total (all out; 102.4 overs) 215 (2.09 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RR Lindwall 27.4 7 70 5 2.53
  WA Johnston 22 4 43 2 1.95
  IWG Johnson 35 13 72 3 2.05
  ERH Toshack 18 11 23 0 1.27
  Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
SG Barnes c Washbrook b Yardley 141 277 14 2
AR Morris b Wright 62 1
DG Bradman* c Edrich b Bedser 89 185 162 13 0 54.93
AL Hassett b Yardley 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
KR Miller c Bedser b Laker 74 1
WA Brown c †Evans b Coxon 32 0
RR Lindwall st †Evans b Laker 25 0
IWG Johnson not out 9 0
Extras (b 22, lb 5, nb 1) 28
  Total (7 wickets dec; 130.2 overs) 460 (3.52 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  AV Bedser 34 6 112 1 3.29
  A Coxon 28 3 82 1 2.92
  WJ Edrich 2 0 11 0 5.50
  DVP Wright 19 4 69 1 3.63
  JC Laker 31.2 6 111 2 3.54
  NWD Yardley 13 4 36 2 2.76
  DCS Compton 3 0 11 0 3.66
  England 2nd innings (target: 596 runs) R B 4s 6s SR
L Hutton c Johnson b Lindwall 13 0
C Washbrook c †Tallon b Toshack 37 0
WJ Edrich c Johnson b Toshack 2 0 0
DCS Compton c Miller b Johnston 29 0
HE Dollery b Lindwall 37 0
NWD Yardley* b Toshack 11 0
A Coxon lbw b Toshack 0 2 0 0 0.00
TG Evans not out 24 0
JC Laker b Lindwall 0 0 0
AV Bedser c Hassett b Johnston 9 0
DVP Wright c Lindwall b Toshack 4 0
Extras (b 16, lb 4) 20
  Total (all out; 78.1 overs) 186 (2.37 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RR Lindwall 23 9 61 3 2.65
  WA Johnston 33 15 62 2 1.87
  IWG Johnson 2 1 3 0 1.50
  ERH Toshack 20.1 6 40 5 1.98

Match details


Toss - Australia, who chose to bat
Series - Australia led the 5-match series 2-0
Test debut - A Coxon (England)
Umpires - D Davies and CN Woolley
Close of play
  • Thu, 24 Jun - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 258/7 (D Tallon 25*, RR Lindwall 3*)
  • Fri, 25 Jun - day 2 - England 1st innings 207/9 (AV Bedser 6*, DVP Wright 8*)
  • Sat, 26 Jun - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 343/4 (KR Miller 22*, WA Brown 7*)
  • Sun, 27 Jun - rest day
  • Mon, 28 Jun - day 4 - England 2nd innings 106/3 (DCS Compton 29*, HE Dollery 21*)
  • Tue, 29 Jun - day 5 - England 2nd innings 186 (78.1 ov) - end of match
 
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