The Ashes - 4th Test

Australia v England

England won by 12 runs

England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
JB Hobbs c Ryder b Hendry 74 164 224 2 0 33.03
H Sutcliffe st †Oldfield b Grimmett 64 169 212 6 0 30.18
WR Hammond not out 119 263 374 17 0 31.81
DR Jardine lbw b Grimmett 1 21 31 0 0 3.22
EH Hendren b Blackie 13 34 35 0 0 37.14
APF Chapman* c a'Beckett b Ryder 39 64 74 2 0 52.70
G Duckworth c Ryder b Grimmett 5 39 58 0 0 8.62
H Larwood b Hendry 3 7 7 0 0 42.85
G Geary run out 3 55 64 0 0 4.68
MW Tate b Grimmett 2 6 7 0 0 28.57
JC White c Ryder b Grimmett 0 22 13 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 3, lb 7, w 1) 11
Total (all out; 183.1 overs) 334 (1.82 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-143 (Hobbs), 2-143 (Sutcliffe), 3-149 (Jardine), 4-179 (Hendren), 5-246 (Chapman), 6-263 (Duckworth), 7-270 (Larwood), 8-308 (Geary), 9-312 (Tate), 10-334 (White)
Bowling O M R W Econ
EL a'Beckett 31 8 44 0 1.41
HSTL Hendry 31 14 49 2 1.58
CV Grimmett 52.1 12 102 5 1.95
RK Oxenham 35 14 51 0 1.45
DD Blackie 29 6 57 1 1.96
J Ryder 5 1 20 1 4.00
Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
WM Woodfull c †Duckworth b Tate 1 5 5 0 0 20.00
A Jackson lbw b White 164 318 331 15 0 49.54
HSTL Hendry c †Duckworth b Larwood 2 6 5 0 0 40.00
AF Kippax b White 3 18 26 0 0 11.53
J Ryder* lbw b White 63 149 161 3 0 39.13
DG Bradman c Larwood b Tate 40 80 99 2 0 40.40
EL a'Beckett hit wicket b White 36 134 140 3 0 25.71
RK Oxenham c Chapman b White 15 68 72 0 0 20.83
WAS Oldfield b Tate 32 65 67 3 0 47.76
CV Grimmett b Tate 4 44 42 0 0 9.52
DD Blackie not out 3 9 12 0 0 25.00
Extras (lb 5, w 1) 6
Total (all out; 160 overs) 369 (2.30 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-1 (Woodfull), 2-6 (Hendry), 3-19 (Kippax), 4-145 (Ryder), 5-227 (Bradman), 6-287 (Jackson), 7-323 (Oxenham), 8-336 (a'Beckett), 9-365 (Grimmett), 10-369 (Oldfield)
Bowling O M R W Econ
H Larwood 37 6 92 1 2.48
MW Tate 42 10 77 4 1.83
JC White 60 16 130 5 2.16
G Geary 12 3 32 0 2.66
WR Hammond 9 1 32 0 3.55
England 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
JB Hobbs c †Oldfield b Hendry 1 4 10 0 0 10.00
H Sutcliffe c †Oldfield b a'Beckett 17 27 35 1 0 48.57
WR Hammond c & b Ryder 177 440 603 17 0 29.35
DR Jardine c Woodfull b Oxenham 98 347 378 10 0 25.92
EH Hendren c Bradman b Blackie 11 14 20 1 0 55.00
APF Chapman* c Woodfull b Blackie 0 5 8 0 0 0.00
H Larwood lbw b Oxenham 5 11 8 1 0 62.50
G Geary c & b Grimmett 6 49 37 0 0 16.21
MW Tate lbw b Oxenham 47 40 50 3 1 94.00
JC White not out 4 40 46 0 0 8.69
G Duckworth lbw b Oxenham 1 10 9 0 0 11.11
Extras (b 6, lb 10) 16
Total (all out; 200.4 overs) 383 (1.90 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-1 (Hobbs), 2-21 (Sutcliffe), 3-283 (Jardine), 4-296 (Hendren), 5-297 (Chapman), 6-302 (Larwood), 7-327 (Hammond), 8-337 (Geary), 9-381 (Tate), 10-383 (Duckworth)
Bowling O M R W Econ
EL a'Beckett 27 9 41 1 1.51
HSTL Hendry 28 11 56 1 2.00
CV Grimmett 52 15 117 1 2.25
RK Oxenham 47.4 21 67 4 1.40
DD Blackie 39 11 70 2 1.79
J Ryder 5 1 13 1 2.60
AF Kippax 2 0 3 0 1.50
Australia 2nd innings (target: 349 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
WM Woodfull c Geary b White 30 116 134 2 0 22.38
A Jackson c †Duckworth b Geary 36 102 118 3 0 30.50
HSTL Hendry c Tate b White 5 23 25 0 0 20.00
AF Kippax c Hendren b White 51 140 126 7 0 40.47
J Ryder* c & b White 87 152 155 3 0 56.12
DG Bradman run out 58 138 126 4 0 46.03
EL a'Beckett c Hammond b White 21 35 44 3 0 47.72
RK Oxenham c Chapman b White 12 64 64 1 0 18.75
WAS Oldfield not out 15 53 70 0 0 21.42
CV Grimmett c Tate b White 9 31 32 0 0 28.12
DD Blackie c Larwood b White 0 7 9 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 9, lb 3) 12
Total (all out; 151.5 overs) 336 (2.21 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-65 (Jackson), 2-71 (Woodfull), 3-74 (Hendry), 4-211 (Kippax), 5-224 (Ryder), 6-258 (a'Beckett), 7-308 (Oxenham), 8-320 (Bradman), 9-336 (Grimmett), 10-336 (Blackie)
Bowling O M R W Econ
H Larwood 20 4 60 0 3.00
MW Tate 37 9 75 0 2.02
JC White 64.5 21 126 8 1.94
G Geary 16 2 42 1 2.62
WR Hammond 14 3 21 0 1.50
Match details
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series England led the 5-match series 4-0
Test debut A Jackson (Australia)
Umpires DA Elder and GA Hele
Close of play
Fri, 1 Feb - day 1 - England 1st innings 246/5 (WR Hammond 47*, G Duckworth 0*)
Sat, 2 Feb - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 131/3 (A Jackson 70*, J Ryder 54*)
Sun, 3 Feb - rest day
Mon, 4 Feb - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 365/9 (WAS Oldfield 31*)
Tue, 5 Feb - day 4 - England 2nd innings 206/2 (WR Hammond 105*, DR Jardine 73*)
Wed, 6 Feb - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 24/0 (WM Woodfull 7*, A Jackson 16*)
Thu, 7 Feb - day 6 - Australia 2nd innings 260/6 (DG Bradman 16*, RK Oxenham 2*)
Fri, 8 Feb - day 7 - Australia 2nd innings 336 (151.5 ov) - end of match
 
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