Australia tour of England, 5th Test: England v Australia at The Oval, Aug 14-18, 1948
The Ashes - 5th Test
Australia won by an innings and 149 runs
14,16,17,18 August 1948 (5-day match)
  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)
  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)
  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)
  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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