Result
1st Test, Nottingham, Jun 10-15 1948, Australia tour of England
165 & 441
(28.3 ov, target 98)
509 & 98/2
Australia won by 8 wickets
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
L Hutton  b Miller38120037.50
C Washbrook c Brown b Lindwall641410014.63
WJ Edrich  b Johnston1869741026.08
DCS Compton  b Miller1959602032.20
J Hardstaffjnr c Miller b Johnston022000.00
CJ Barnett  b Johnston832161025.00
NWD Yardley (c)lbw b Toshack34626006.52
TG Evans c Morris b Johnston1224182050.00
JC Laker c †Tallon b Miller63971016064.94
AV Bedser c Brown b Johnston2286892025.58
JA Young not out11080010.00
Extras(b 5, lb 5)10
TOTAL(79 Ov, RR: 2.08)165
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Sir Leonard Hutton, 3.1 ov), 2-15 (Cyril Washbrook, 12.2 ov), 3-46 (Bill Edrich, 27.3 ov), 4-46 (Joe Hardstaff, 27.5 ov), 5-48 (Denis Compton, 30.6 ov), 6-60 (Charlie Barnett, 39.3 ov), 7-74 (Godfrey Evans, 45.6 ov), 8-74 (Norman Yardley, 46.5 ov), 9-163 (Sir Alec Bedser, 75.5 ov), 10-165 (Jim Laker, 78.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RR Lindwall1353012.3000
KR Miller1983832.0000
WA Johnston25113651.4400
ERH Toshack1482812.0000
IWG Johnson511903.8000
AR Morris31401.3300
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SG Barnes c †Evans b Laker621601536038.75
AR Morris  b Laker31901213034.44
DG Bradman (c)c Hutton b Bedser13832329010042.72
KR Miller c Edrich b Laker096000.00
WA Brown lbw b Yardley1762581027.41
AL Hassett  b Bedser13738335420135.77
IWG Johnson  b Laker2151383041.17
D Tallon c & b Young1043391023.25
RR Lindwall c †Evans b Yardley421161217036.20
WA Johnston not out1723272073.91
ERH Toshack lbw b Bedser1939183048.71
Extras(b 9, lb 4, nb 1, w 1)15
TOTAL(216.2 Ov, RR: 2.35)509
Fall of wickets: 1-73 (Arthur Morris, 31.5 ov), 2-121 (Sid Barnes, 53.2 ov), 3-121 (Keith Miller, 55.5 ov), 4-185 (Bill Brown, 75.4 ov), 5-305 (Sir Donald Bradman, 136.3 ov), 6-338 (Ian Johnson, 149.4 ov), 7-365 (Don Tallon, 166.1 ov), 8-472 (Lindsay Hassett, 204.6 ov), 9-476 (Ray Lindwall, 207.2 ov), 10-509 (Ernie Toshack, 216.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WJ Edrich1817204.0010
AV Bedser44.21211332.5401
CJ Barnett1753602.1100
JA Young60287911.3100
JC Laker551413842.5000
DCS Compton502404.8000
NWD Yardley1763221.8800
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
L Hutton  b Miller7418116811040.88
C Washbrook c †Tallon b Miller11210008.33
WJ Edrich c †Tallon b Johnson1364432020.31
DCS Compton hit wicket b Miller18447841319038.49
J Hardstaffjnr c Hassett b Toshack431271016033.85
CJ Barnett c Miller b Johnston628330021.42
NWD Yardley (c)c & b Johnston2270664031.42
TG Evans c †Tallon b Johnston501021248049.01
JC Laker  b Miller411160036.36
AV Bedser not out316200018.75
JA Young  b Johnston91182081.81
Extras(b 12, lb 17, nb 3)32
TOTAL(183 Ov, RR: 2.4)441
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Cyril Washbrook, 2.6 ov), 2-39 (Bill Edrich, 20.6 ov), 3-150 (Sir Leonard Hutton, 66.2 ov), 4-243 (Joe Hardstaff, 104.2 ov), 5-264 (Charlie Barnett, 115.4 ov), 6-321 (Norman Yardley, 140.3 ov), 7-405 (Denis Compton, 173.4 ov), 8-413 (Jim Laker, 177.3 ov), 9-423 (Godfrey Evans, 179.6 ov), 10-441 (Jack Young, 182.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
KR Miller441012542.8400
WA Johnston591214742.4900
ERH Toshack33146011.8103
IWG Johnson42156611.5700
SG Barnes521102.2000
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 98 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SG Barnes not out641018711063.36
AR Morris  b Bedser932321028.12
DG Bradman (c)c Hutton b Bedser01012000.00
AL Hassett not out2132392065.62
Extras(lb 2, nb 1, w 1)4
TOTAL(28.3 Ov, RR: 3.43)98/2
Fall of wickets: 1-38 (Arthur Morris), 2-48 (Sir Donald Bradman)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AV Bedser14.344623.1701
JA Young1032802.8000
WJ Edrich402005.0010
MATCH DETAILS
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 299
Season1948
Match days10,11,12,14,15 June 1948 (5-day match)
Umpires
Ernest Cooke
Frank Chester
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 10 Jun - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 17/0 (SG Barnes 6*, AR Morris 10*)
Fri, 11 Jun - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 293/4 (DG Bradman 130*, AL Hassett 41*)
Sat, 12 Jun - day 3 - England 2nd innings 121/2 (L Hutton 63*, DCS Compton 36*)
Sun, 13 Jun - rest day
Mon, 14 Jun - day 4 - England 2nd innings 345/6 (DCS Compton 154*, TG Evans 10*)
Tue, 15 Jun - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 98/2 (28.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • Lunch: England 411-7 (177 overs, Evans 41, Laker 2)
  • SG Barnes 50: 76 balls, 75 mins, 9x4
  • Winning hit made by Hassett
Day 4
  • Tea: England 248-4 (107 overs, Compton 97, Barnett 0)
  • DCS Compton 100: 258 balls, 227 mins, 12x4
  • DCS ompton150: 391 balls, 332 mins, 15x4
Day 3
  • AL Hassett 50: 197 balls, 183 mins, 9x4
  • Lunch: Australia 385-6 (177 overs, Hassett 84, Lindwall 9)
  • AL Hassett 100: 333 balls, 308 mins, 14x4 1x6
  • Tea: Australia all out 509
  • L Hutton50: 120 balls, 112 mins, 9x4 Compton 50: 116 balls, 95 mins, 5x4 Lunch: England 191-3 (78 overs, Compton 63, Hardstaff 31)
Day 2
  • SG Barness 50 off 136 balls, 129 mins, 4x4
  • Lunch: Australia 104-1 (46 overs, Barnes 51, Bradman 19)
  • DG Bradman 50: 111 balls, 100 mins, 2x4
  • Tea: Australia 215-2 (94 overs, Bradman 78, Hassett 15)
  • DG Bradman 100: 233 balls, 211 mins, 7x4
Day 1
  • England 1st innings:
  • Play started at 12.04
  • Lunch: England 13-1 (5 overs, Washbrook 6, Edrich 3)
  • Tea: England 75-8 (48 overs, Evans 1, Bedser 0)
  • JC Laker 50: 78 balls, 4x4 63 mins