1948 Invincibles / England Squad - 5th Test

5th Test: England v Australia at The Oval, Aug 14-18, 1948

August 8, 1948

Norman Yardley

Norman Yardley

captain

Age: 33 years 142 days

Batting: Right-hand bat

Bowling: Right-arm medium

Sir Alec Bedser

Sir Alec Bedser

Age: 30 years 35 days

Batting: Right-hand bat

Bowling: Right-arm medium-fast

Denis Compton

Denis Compton

Age: 30 years 77 days

Batting: Right-hand bat

Bowling: Slow left-arm chinaman

Jack Crapp

Jack Crapp

Age: 35 years 299 days

Batting: Left-hand bat

John Dewes

John Dewes

Age: 21 years 302 days

Batting: Left-hand bat

Bowling: Right-arm medium

Bill Edrich

Bill Edrich

Age: 32 years 135 days

Batting: Right-hand bat

Bowling: Right-arm fast

Godfrey Evans

Godfrey Evans

wicketkeeper

Age: 27 years 356 days

Batting: Right-hand bat

Bowling: Legbreak

Eric Hollies

Eric Hollies

Age: 36 years 64 days

Batting: Right-hand bat

Bowling: Legbreak googly

Sir Leonard Hutton

Sir Leonard Hutton

Age: 32 years 46 days

Batting: Right-hand bat

Bowling: Legbreak

Reg Simpson

Reg Simpson

Age: 28 years 163 days

Batting: Right-hand bat

Bowling: Right-arm offbreak

Cyril Washbrook

Cyril Washbrook

Age: 33 years 246 days

Batting: Right-hand bat

Bowling: Right-arm medium

Allan Watkins

Allan Watkins

Age: 26 years 109 days

Batting: Left-hand bat

Bowling: Left-arm medium-fast

Jack Young

Jack Young

Age: 35 years 299 days

Batting: Right-hand bat

Bowling: Slow left-arm orthodox


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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