Result
4th Test, The Oval, Aug 13-16 1949, New Zealand tour of England
(97 ov)
345 & 308/9d
482
Match drawn
New Zealand 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
B Sutcliffe c Bedser b Hollies88---0-
VJ Scott c Edrich b Bedser60-110-0-
JR Reid lbw b Wright5---0-
WM Wallace c Edrich b Bedser55---0-
MP Donnelly c Edrich b Bailey27---0-
WA Hadlee (c)c †Evans b Bedser25---0-
GO Rabone c †Evans b Bailey18---0-
TB Burtt c †Evans b Bailey36-95-0-
HB Cave  b Compton10---0-
J Cowie c Hutton b Bedser1--00-
GF Cresswell not out12---0-
Extras(lb 1, nb 6, w 1)8
TOTAL(112.1 Ov, RR: 3.07)345
Fall of wickets: 1-121 (Verdun Scott), 2-134 (John Reid), 3-170 (Bert Sutcliffe), 4-239 (Merv Wallace), 5-239 (Martin Donnelly), 6-272 (Geoff Rabone), 7-287 (Walter Hadlee), 8-311 (Harry Cave), 9-320 (Jack Cowie), 10-345 (Tom Burtt)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
TE Bailey26.177232.7500
AV Bedser3167442.3800
WJ Edrich301605.3300
DVP Wright2219314.2200
JC Laker301103.6600
WE Hollies2075112.5500
FR Brown511402.8000
DCS Compton20613.0000
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
L Hutton c Rabone b Cresswell206-300250-
RT Simpson c Donnelly b Cresswell68-140-0-
WJ Edrich c Cave b Cresswell100-185140-
DCS Compton c Scott b Cresswell13---0-
TE Bailey c †Reid b Cowie36---0-
FR Brown (c)c Hadlee b Cresswell21---0-
TG Evans c Donnelly b Cowie17---0-
JC Laker c Scott b Cowie0--00-
AV Bedser c †Reid b Cowie0--00-
WE Hollies not out1--00-
DVP Wright lbw b Cresswell0--00-
Extras(b 6, lb 11, nb 3)20
TOTAL(117.2 Ov, RR: 4.1)482
Fall of wickets: 1-147 (Reg Simpson), 2-365 (Sir Leonard Hutton), 3-396 (Denis Compton), 4-401 (Bill Edrich), 5-436 (Freddie Brown), 6-469 (Godfrey Evans), 7-470 (Jim Laker), 8-472 (Sir Alec Bedser), 9-481 (Trevor Bailey), 10-482 (Doug Wright)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
J Cowie28112344.3900
GF Cresswell41.2616864.0600
HB Cave2447803.2500
TB Burtt2429303.8700
New Zealand 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
B Sutcliffe c Brown b Bedser54---0-
VJ Scott c †Evans b Bedser6-12-0-
WA Hadlee (c)c Edrich b Hollies22---0-
WM Wallace st †Evans b Hollies58---0-
MP Donnelly c Brown b Bedser10---0-
JR Reid c Wright b Laker93-130-0-
GO Rabone lbw b Laker20-75-0-
TB Burtt c Compton b Laker6---0-
HB Cave not out14---0-
J Cowie c Wright b Laker4---0-
GF Cresswell not out0--00-
Extras(b 10, lb 5, nb 6)21
TOTAL(97 Ov, RR: 3.17)308/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Verdun Scott), 2-68 (Walter Hadlee), 3-115 (Bert Sutcliffe), 4-131 (Martin Donnelly), 5-188 (Merv Wallace), 6-276 (John Reid), 7-283 (Geoff Rabone), 8-299 (Tom Burtt), 9-308 (Jack Cowie)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
TE Bailey1116706.0900
AV Bedser2345932.5600
DVP Wright602103.5000
JC Laker2967842.6800
WE Hollies1763021.7600
FR Brown1002902.9000
DCS Compton10303.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossNew Zealand , elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of England
Series result4-match series drawn 0-0
Match numberTest no. 317
Season1949
Match days13,15,16 August 1949 (3-day match)
Test debut
Fen Cresswell
Umpires
Frank Lee
Dai Davies
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 13 Aug - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 320/8 (TB Burtt 24*, J Cowie 1*)
Sun, 14 Aug - rest day
Mon, 15 Aug - day 2 - England 1st innings 432/4 (TE Bailey 10*, FR Brown 21*)
Tue, 16 Aug - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 308/9d (97 ov) - end of match