Australia tour of England, 3rd Test: England v Australia at Manchester, Jul 8-13, 1948
The Ashes - 3rd Test
Match drawn
8,9,10,12,13 July 1948 (5-day match)
  England 1st innings R M 4s 6s
C Washbrook b Johnston 11 30 1 0
GM Emmett c Barnes b Lindwall 10 47 0 0
WJ Edrich c †Tallon b Lindwall 32 170 5 0
DCS Compton not out 145 324 16 0
JF Crapp lbw b Lindwall 37 115 4 1
HE Dollery b Johnston 1 5 0 0
NWD Yardley* c Johnson b Toshack 22 83 3 0
TG Evans c Johnston b Lindwall 34 76 4 0
AV Bedser run out 37 145 7 0
R Pollard b Toshack 3 26 0 0
JA Young c Bradman b Johnston 4 10 0 0
Extras (b 7, lb 17, nb 3) 27
  Total (all out; 171.5 overs) 363 (2.11 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RR Lindwall 40 8 99 4 2.47
  WA Johnston 45.5 13 67 3 1.46
  SJE Loxton 7 0 18 0 2.57
  ERH Toshack 41 20 75 2 1.82
  IWG Johnson 38 16 77 0 2.02
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
AR Morris c Compton b Bedser 51 218 6 0
IWG Johnson c †Evans b Bedser 1 7 0 0
DG Bradman* lbw b Pollard 7 9 7 1 0 100.00
AL Hassett c Washbrook b Young 38 101 5 0
KR Miller lbw b Pollard 31 75 4 0
SG Barnes retired hurt 1 25 0 0
SJE Loxton b Pollard 36 77 6 0
D Tallon c †Evans b Edrich 18 30 1 0
RR Lindwall c Washbrook b Bedser 23 106 3 0
WA Johnston c Crapp b Bedser 3 13 0 0
ERH Toshack not out 0 1 0 0
Extras (b 5, lb 4, nb 3) 12
  Total (all out; 93 overs) 221 (2.37 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  AV Bedser 36 12 81 4 2.25
  R Pollard 32 9 53 3 1.65
  WJ Edrich 7 3 27 1 3.85
  NWD Yardley 4 0 12 0 3.00
  JA Young 14 5 36 1 2.57
  England 2nd innings R M 4s 6s
C Washbrook not out 85 208 11 0
GM Emmett c †Tallon b Lindwall 0 3 0 0
WJ Edrich run out 53 138 8 1
DCS Compton c Miller b Toshack 0 6 0 0
JF Crapp not out 19 55 2 0
Extras (b 9, lb 7, w 1) 17
  Total (3 wickets dec; 69 overs) 174 (2.52 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RR Lindwall 14 4 37 1 2.64
  WA Johnston 14 3 34 0 2.42
  SJE Loxton 8 2 29 0 3.62
  ERH Toshack 12 5 26 1 2.16
  IWG Johnson 7 3 16 0 2.28
  KR Miller 14 7 15 0 1.07
  Australia 2nd innings (target: 317 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
AR Morris not out 54 156 9 0
IWG Johnson c Crapp b Young 6 32 1 0
DG Bradman* not out 30 122 146 6 0 20.54
Extras (nb 2) 2
  Total (1 wicket; 61 overs) 92 (1.50 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  AV Bedser 19 12 27 0 1.42
  R Pollard 10 8 6 0 0.60
  WJ Edrich 2 0 8 0 4.00
  JA Young 21 12 31 1 1.47
  DCS Compton 9 3 18 0 2.00

Match details


Toss - England, who chose to bat
Series - Australia led the 5-match series 2-0
Test debuts - JF Crapp and GM Emmett (England)
Umpires - F Chester and D Davies
Close of play
  • Thu, 8 Jul - day 1 - England 1st innings 231/7 (DCS Compton 64*, AV Bedser 4*)
  • Fri, 9 Jul - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 126/3 (AR Morris 48*, KR Miller 23*)
  • Sat, 10 Jul - day 3 - England 2nd innings 174/3 (C Washbrook 85*, JF Crapp 19*)
  • Sun, 11 Jul - rest day
  • Mon, 12 Jul - day 4 - no play
  • Tue, 13 Jul - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 92/1 (61 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


General
    • SG Barnes retired hurt at 139/5
    • DCS Compton (1) retired hurt on 4* from 33/2 to 119/5
 
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