Australia tour of England, 1948 / Scorecard

The Ashes - 5th Test

England v Australia

Australia won by an innings and 149 runs

England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
L Hutton c †Tallon b Lindwall 30 124 147 1 0 20.40
JG Dewes b Miller 1 6 5 0 0 20.00
WJ Edrich c Hassett b Johnston 3 20 20 0 0 15.00
DCS Compton c Morris b Lindwall 4 9 11 0 0 36.36
JF Crapp c †Tallon b Miller 0 19 23 0 0 0.00
NWD Yardley* b Lindwall 7 31 33 0 0 21.21
AJ Watkins lbw b Johnston 0 16 16 0 0 0.00
TG Evans b Lindwall 1 9 4 0 0 25.00
AV Bedser b Lindwall 0 3 5 0 0 0.00
JA Young b Lindwall 0 4 5 0 0 0.00
WE Hollies not out 0 12 8 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 6) 6
Total (all out; 42.1 overs) 52 (1.23 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-2 (Dewes), 2-10 (Edrich), 3-17 (Compton), 4-23 (Crapp), 5-35 (Yardley), 6-42 (Watkins), 7-45 (Evans), 8-45 (Bedser), 9-47 (Young), 10-52 (Hutton)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RR Lindwall 16.1 5 20 6 1.23
KR Miller 8 5 5 2 0.62
WA Johnston 16 4 20 2 1.25
SJE Loxton 2 1 1 0 0.50
Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
SG Barnes c †Evans b Hollies 61 126 0
AR Morris run out 196 406 16 0
DG Bradman* b Hollies 0 1 2 0 0 0.00
AL Hassett lbw b Young 37 134 0
KR Miller st †Evans b Hollies 5 0
RN Harvey c Young b Hollies 17 0
SJE Loxton c †Evans b Edrich 15 0
RR Lindwall c Edrich b Young 9 0
D Tallon c Crapp b Hollies 31 0
DT Ring c Crapp b Bedser 9 0
WA Johnston not out 0 1 2 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 4, lb 2, nb 3) 9
Total (all out; 158.2 overs) 389 (2.45 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-117 (Barnes), 2-117 (Bradman), 3-226 (Hassett), 4-243 (Miller), 5-265 (Harvey), 6-304 (Loxton), 7-332 (Lindwall), 8-359 (Morris), 9-389 (Tallon), 10-389 (Ring)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AV Bedser 31.2 9 61 1 1.94
AJ Watkins 4 1 19 0 4.75
JA Young 51 16 118 2 2.31
WE Hollies 56 14 131 5 2.33
DCS Compton 2 0 6 0 3.00
WJ Edrich 9 1 38 1 4.22
NWD Yardley 5 1 7 0 1.40
England 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
L Hutton c †Tallon b Miller 64 0
JG Dewes b Lindwall 10 0
WJ Edrich b Lindwall 28 0
DCS Compton c Lindwall b Johnston 39 0
JF Crapp b Miller 9 0
NWD Yardley* c Miller b Johnston 9 0
AJ Watkins c Hassett b Ring 2 0 0
TG Evans b Lindwall 8 0
AV Bedser b Johnston 0 5 5 0 0 0.00
JA Young not out 3 10 7 0 0 42.85
WE Hollies c Morris b Johnston 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 9, lb 4, nb 3) 16
Total (all out; 105.3 overs) 188 (1.78 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-20 (Dewes), 2-64 (Edrich), 3-125 (Compton), 4-153 (Hutton), 5-164 (Crapp), 6-167 (Watkins), 7-178 (Evans), 8-181 (Bedser), 9-188 (Yardley), 10-188 (Hollies)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RR Lindwall 25 3 50 3 2.00
KR Miller 15 6 22 2 1.46
WA Johnston 27.3 12 40 4 1.45
SJE Loxton 10 2 16 0 1.60
DT Ring 28 13 44 1 1.57
Match details
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series Australia won the 5-match series 4-0
Test debuts JG Dewes and AJ Watkins (England)
Umpires HG Baldwin and D Davies
Close of play
Sat, 14 Aug - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 153/2 (AR Morris 77*, AL Hassett 10*)
Sun, 15 Aug - rest day
Mon, 16 Aug - day 2 - England 2nd innings 54/1 (L Hutton 19*, WJ Edrich 23*)
Tue, 17 Aug - day 3 - England 2nd innings 178/7 (NWD Yardley 2*)
Wed, 18 Aug - day 4 - England 2nd innings 188 (105.3 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
Australia won by 8 wickets
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Dec 2, 2008

The auctioneer, Charles Leski, inspects the Baggy Green cap worn by Don Bradman during the 1948 'Invincibles' tour. It is expected to make more than AUS$600,000, Melbourne, December 2, 2008

The auctioneer, Charles Leski, inspects the Baggy Green cap worn by Don Bradman during the 1948 'Invincibles' tour

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Aug 16, 1948

Eric Hollies bowls, England v Australia, 5th Test, The Oval, 2nd day, August 16, 1948

Eric Hollies bowls

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