Australia tour of England, 1948 / Scorecard

The Ashes - 3rd Test

England v Australia

Match drawn

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)
Fall of wickets 1-22 (Washbrook), 2-28 (Emmett), 2-33* (Compton, retired not out), 3-96 (Crapp), 4-97 (Dollery), 5-119 (Edrich), 6-141 (Yardley), 7-216 (Evans), 8-337 (Bedser), 9-352 (Pollard), 10-363 (Young)
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)
Fall of wickets 1-3 (Johnson), 2-13 (Bradman), 3-82 (Hassett), 4-135 (Miller), 5-139 (Morris), 5-139* (Barnes, retired not out), 6-172 (Tallon), 7-208 (Loxton), 8-219 (Johnston), 9-221 (Lindwall)
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)
Did not bat HE Dollery, NWD Yardley*, TG Evans, AV Bedser, R Pollard, JA Young
Fall of wickets 1-1 (Emmett), 2-125 (Edrich), 3-129 (Compton)
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)
Did not bat AL Hassett, KR Miller, SG Barnes, SJE Loxton, D Tallon, RR Lindwall, WA Johnston, ERH Toshack
Fall of wickets 1-10 (Johnson)
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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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
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Jul 10, 1948

Umpire Frank Chester signals the only wide of the game, England v Australia, 3rd Test, Old Trafford, 3rd day, July 10, 1948

Umpire Frank Chester signals the only wide of the game

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Jul 10, 1948

Alec Bedser and a bandaged Denis Compton resume England's innings, England v Australia, 3rd Test, Old Trafford, July 10, 1948

Alec Bedser and a bandaged Denis Compton resume England's innings

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