Australia tour of England, 1948 / Scorecard

The Ashes - 2nd Test

England v Australia

Australia won by 409 runs

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)
Fall of wickets 1-3 (Barnes), 2-87 (Bradman), 3-166 (Morris), 4-173 (Miller), 5-216 (Hassett), 6-225 (Brown), 7-246 (Johnson), 8-275 (Lindwall), 9-320 (Tallon), 10-350 (Johnston)
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)
Fall of wickets 1-17 (Washbrook), 2-32 (Hutton), 3-46 (Edrich), 4-46 (Dollery), 5-133 (Compton), 6-134 (Yardley), 7-145 (Evans), 8-186 (Coxon), 9-197 (Laker), 10-215 (Bedser)
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)
Did not bat D Tallon, WA Johnston, ERH Toshack
Fall of wickets 1-122 (Morris), 2-296 (Barnes), 3-296 (Hassett), 4-329 (Bradman), 5-416 (Brown), 6-445 (Miller), 7-460 (Lindwall)
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)
Fall of wickets 1-42 (Hutton), 2-52 (Edrich), 3-65 (Washbrook), 4-106 (Compton), 5-133 (Yardley), 6-133 (Coxon), 7-141 (Dollery), 8-141 (Laker), 9-158 (Bedser), 10-186 (Wright)
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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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
Australia won by 8 wickets
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Jun 24, 1948

The England XI for the second Test against Australia, Lord's, June 1948

The England XI for the second Test against Australia in 1948

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