Result
Australia tour of England at Southend-on-Sea, May 15-17 1948
721
(f/o)
83 & 187 (78.4 ov)
Australians won by an innings and 451 runs
Australians 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SG Barnes hit wicket b R Smith79-----
WA Brown c Horsfall b Bailey153-----
DG Bradman (c) b TPB Smith187-----
KR Miller  b Bailey0-----
RA Hamence c TPB Smith b R Smith46-----
SJE Loxton c †Rist b Vigar120-----
RA Saggers not out104-----
IWG Johnson st †Rist b TPB Smith9-----
DT Ring c Vigar b TPB Smith1-----
WA Johnston  b Vigar9-----
ERH Toshack c Vigar b TPB Smith4-----
Extras(b 7, nb 2)9
TOTAL(129 Ov, RR: 5.58)721
Fall of wickets: 1-145 (Sid Barnes), 2-364 (Bill Brown), 3-364 (Keith Miller), 4-452 (Sir Donald Bradman), 5-498 (Ron Hamence), 6-664 (Sam Loxton), 7-686 (Ian Johnson), 8-692 (Doug Ring), 9-716 (Bill Johnston), 10-721 (Ernie Toshack, 128.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
TE Bailey21112826.0900
R Smith37216924.5600
TPB Smith38019345.0700
EJ Price20015607.8000
FH Vigar1316625.0700
Essex 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
TC Dodds c Ring b Miller0-----
SJ Cray  b Miller5-----
AV Avery  b Johnston10-----
FH Vigar c †Saggers b Miller0-----
R Horsfall  b Toshack11-----
TN Pearce (c)c Miller b Toshack8-----
R Smith c Barnes b Toshack25-----
TPB Smith  b Toshack3-----
FH Rist c Barnes b Toshack8-----
EJ Price not out4-----
TE Bailey absent hurt-
Extras(b 2, lb 6, nb 1)9
TOTAL(36.5 Ov, RR: 2.25)83
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Dickie Dodds), 2-13 (Chick Cray), 3-13 (Frank Vigar), 4-19 (Sonny Avery), 5-30 (Tom Pearce), 6-47 (Dick Horsfall), 7-63 (Ray Smith), 8-74 (Peter Smith), 9-83 (Frank Rist, 36.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
KR Miller831431.7500
WA Johnston711011.4200
ERH Toshack10.523152.8600
DT Ring1141901.7200
Essex 2nd Innings (following on)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
TC Dodds  b Toshack16-----
SJ Cray  b Johnson15-----
AV Avery c Brown b Johnson3-----
FH Vigar c Johnson b Toshack0-----
R Horsfall  b Johnson8-----
TN Pearce (c)c & b Johnson71-----
R Smith c Ring b Johnson0-----
TPB Smith lbw b Barnes54-----
FH Rist  b Johnson1-----
EJ Price not out4-----
TE Bailey absent hurt-
Extras(b 6, lb 3, nb 6)15
TOTAL(78.4 Ov, RR: 2.37)187
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Chick Cray), 2-32 (Sonny Avery), 3-35 (Frank Vigar), 4-36 (Dickie Dodds), 5-46 (Dick Horsfall), 6-46 (Ray Smith), 7-177 (Tom Pearce), 8-183 (Frank Rist), 9-187 (Peter Smith, 78.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
KR Miller21402.0000
SJE Loxton1232802.3300
WA Johnston1042602.6000
ERH Toshack1725022.9400
IWG Johnson2163761.7600
SG Barnes9.451111.1300
DT Ring731602.2800
MATCH DETAILS
Southchurch Park, Southend-on-Sea
TossAustralians , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Season1948
Match days15,17 May 1948 (3-day match)
Umpires
Bill Ashdown
Denis Hendren
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 15 May - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 721
Sun, 16 May - rest day
Mon, 17 May - day 2 - Essex 2nd innings 187 (78.4 ov) - end of match