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Scorecard Summary

ENGLAND 363(171.5 OVERS)
1ST INNINGS

AUSTRALIA 221(93 OVERS)
1ST INNINGS

ENGLAND 174/3d(69 OVERS)
2ND INNINGS

AUSTRALIA 92/1(61 OVERS)
2ND INNINGS

Australia tour of England 1948 News

  • 721 all out... in a day

    Essex were the only county to bowl the 1948 Australians out, and what's more they did so in a day - but not before the tourists had amassed a world record score

  • As great as the sum of their parts

    George Dobell picks his top five teams in the history of Test cricket

  • A quiet goodbye

    Perhaps Bradman's farewell was all the more memorable for being unspectacular

  • Sledgehammer Sam speaks

    As the clock ticks on the Invincibles, 60 years on from the tour that made them, Sam Loxton still talks as he played

  • Stamp of approval

    When the Don set his praise down on wood