Australia tour of England, 1948 / Scorecard

Australia tour of England

Yorkshire v Australians

Australians won by 4 wickets

Yorkshire 1st innings R
L Hutton c Harvey b Miller 5
H Halliday b Johnston 15
EI Lester c Brown b Miller 0
W Watson b Johnston 6
A Coxon b Johnston 14
TF Smailes c Brown b Miller 3
R Aspinall c Harvey b Johnston 13
AB Sellers* c Brown b Miller 0
JH Wardle b Miller 0
DV Brennan not out 6
EP Robinson c Lindwall b Miller 7
Extras (lb 1, nb 1) 2
Total (all out; 54.3 overs) 71 (1.30 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-21 (Hutton), 2-22 (Halliday), 3-22 (Lester), 4-40 (Watson), 5-45 (Smailes), 6-49 (Coxon), 7-50 (Sellers), 8-50 (Wardle), 9-58 (Aspinall), 10-71 (Robinson, 54.3 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
WA Johnston 26 14 22 4 0.84
KR Miller 23.3 7 42 6 1.78
SJE Loxton 1 1 0 0 0.00
RR Lindwall 4 1 5 0 1.25
Australians 1st innings R
AR Morris c & b Smailes 17
WA Brown lbw b Smailes 13
AL Hassett* b Smailes 0
RA Hamence c Aspinall b Smailes 12
RN Harvey c Sellers b Robinson 7
KR Miller c Watson b Smailes 34
CL McCool st †Brennan b Wardle 3
RR Lindwall b Smailes 0
D Tallon c Robinson b Wardle 10
WA Johnston not out 5
SJE Loxton absent hurt -
Extras 0
Total (all out; 31.1 overs) 101 (3.24 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-24 (Brown), 2-24 (Hassett), 3-30 (Morris), 4-38 (Harvey), 5-74 (Hamence), 6-78 (McCool), 7-86 (Miller), 8-86 (Lindwall), 9-101 (Tallon, 31.1 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
R Aspinall 2 0 5 0 2.50
A Coxon 2 0 3 0 1.50
TF Smailes 14 2 51 6 3.64
JH Wardle 8.1 2 28 2 3.42
EP Robinson 5 1 14 1 2.80
Yorkshire 2nd innings R
L Hutton c Hamence b Johnston 11
H Halliday c Brown b Miller 1
EI Lester hit wicket b Johnston 16
R Aspinall b Miller 10
W Watson b Johnston 1
A Coxon lbw b Johnston 9
TF Smailes b Miller 6
AB Sellers* b Lindwall 21
JH Wardle b Johnston 0
DV Brennan not out 3
EP Robinson b Johnston 0
Extras (b 11) 11
Total (all out; 36.2 overs) 89 (2.44 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-16 (Hutton), 2-17 (Halliday), 3-42 (Aspinall), 4-42 (Lester), 5-47 (Watson), 6-62 (Smailes), 7-66 (Coxon), 8-72 (Wardle), 9-88 (Sellers), 10-89 (Robinson, 36.2 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
KR Miller 16 3 49 3 3.06
RR Lindwall 5 1 11 1 2.20
WA Johnston 15.2 7 18 6 1.17
Australians 2nd innings (target: 60 runs) R
AR Morris c Hutton b Smailes 3
WA Brown lbw b Smailes 2
KR Miller c Halliday b Wardle 2
AL Hassett* c Sellers b Smailes 12
RA Hamence run out 1
RN Harvey not out 18
CL McCool c & b Wardle 5
D Tallon not out 17
Extras (b 3) 3
Total (6 wickets; 23.5 overs) 63 (2.64 runs per over)
Did not bat RR Lindwall, WA Johnston, SJE Loxton
Fall of wickets 1-4 (Brown), 2-5 (Morris), 3-13 (Miller), 4-20 (Hamence), 5-20 (Hassett), 6-31 (McCool)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JH Wardle 12 1 28 2 2.33
TF Smailes 11.5 2 32 3 2.70
Match details
Toss Yorkshire, who chose to bat
Umpires E Cooke and Harry Elliott
Close of play
Wed, 5 May - day 1 - Australians 1st innings 38/4 (RA Hamence 1*)
Thu, 6 May - day 2 - Australians 2nd innings 63/6 (23.5 ov) - end of match
 
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May 6, 1948

Johnny Wardle bowls, Yorkshire v Australia, Bradford, 6 May 1948

Johnny Wardle bowls

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