Result
5th Test, Australia tour of England at The Oval, Aug 14-18 1948
105.3 ov
52 & 188
Australia won by an innings and 149 runs
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
L Hutton c †Tallon b Lindwall301241471024.19
JG Dewes  b Miller1650016.66
WJ Edrich c Hassett b Johnston320200015.00
DCS Compton c Morris b Lindwall49110044.44
JF Crapp c †Tallon b Miller01923000.00
NWD Yardley (c) b Lindwall731330022.58
AJ Watkins lbw b Johnston01616000.00
TG Evans  b Lindwall1940011.11
AV Bedser  b Lindwall035000.00
JA Young  b Lindwall045000.00
WE Hollies not out0128000.00
Extras(b 6)6
TOTAL(42.1 Ov, RR: 1.23)52
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (John Dewes), 2-10 (Bill Edrich), 3-17 (Denis Compton), 4-23 (Jack Crapp), 5-35 (Norman Yardley), 6-42 (Allan Watkins), 7-45 (Godfrey Evans), 8-45 (Sir Alec Bedser), 9-47 (Jack Young), 10-52 (Sir Leonard Hutton)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RR Lindwall16.152061.2300
KR Miller85520.6200
WA Johnston1642021.2500
SJE Loxton21100.5000
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
SG Barnes c †Evans b Hollies61-126-0-
AR Morris run out196-406160-
DG Bradman (c) b Hollies021000.00
AL Hassett lbw b Young37-134-0-
KR Miller st †Evans b Hollies5---0-
RN Harvey c Young b Hollies17---0-
SJE Loxton c †Evans b Edrich15---0-
RR Lindwall c Edrich b Young9---0-
D Tallon c Crapp b Hollies31---0-
DT Ring c Crapp b Bedser9---0-
WA Johnston not out021000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 2, nb 3)9
TOTAL(158.2 Ov, RR: 2.45)389
Fall of wickets: 1-117 (Sid Barnes), 2-117 (Sir Donald Bradman), 3-226 (Lindsay Hassett), 4-243 (Keith Miller), 5-265 (Neil Harvey), 6-304 (Sam Loxton), 7-332 (Ray Lindwall), 8-359 (Arthur Morris), 9-389 (Don Tallon), 10-389 (Doug Ring)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AV Bedser31.296111.9400
AJ Watkins411904.7500
JA Young511611822.3100
WE Hollies561413152.3300
DCS Compton20603.0000
WJ Edrich913814.2200
NWD Yardley51701.4000
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
L Hutton c †Tallon b Miller64---0-
JG Dewes  b Lindwall10---0-
WJ Edrich  b Lindwall28---0-
DCS Compton c Lindwall b Johnston39---0-
JF Crapp  b Miller9---0-
NWD Yardley (c)c Miller b Johnston9---0-
AJ Watkins c Hassett b Ring2--00-
TG Evans  b Lindwall8---0-
AV Bedser  b Johnston055000.00
JA Young not out37100042.85
WE Hollies c Morris b Johnston011000.00
Extras(b 9, lb 4, nb 3)16
TOTAL(105.3 Ov, RR: 1.78)188
Fall of wickets: 1-20 (John Dewes), 2-64 (Bill Edrich), 3-125 (Denis Compton), 4-153 (Sir Leonard Hutton), 5-164 (Jack Crapp), 6-167 (Allan Watkins), 7-178 (Godfrey Evans), 8-181 (Sir Alec Bedser), 9-188 (Norman Yardley), 10-188 (Eric Hollies)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RR Lindwall2535032.0000
KR Miller1562221.4600
WA Johnston27.3124041.4500
SJE Loxton1021601.6000
DT Ring28134411.5700
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England 1948
Series resultAustralia won the 5-match series 4-0
Match numberTest no. 303
Season1948
Match days14,16,17,18 August 1948 (5-day match)
debut
John Dewes
Allan Watkins
Umpires
Herbert Baldwin
Dai 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
MATCH NOTES
Day 4
  • day 4 - England 2nd innings 188 (105.3 ov) - end of match
Day 3
  • day 3 - England 2nd innings 178/7 (NWD Yardley 2*)
Day 2
  • day 2 - England 2nd innings 54/1 (L Hutton 19*, WJ Edrich 23*)
Day 1
  • day 1 - Australia 1st innings 153/2 (AR Morris 77*, AL Hassett 10*)
Day 0
  • rest day