Result
5th Test, Melbourne, Feb 6-10 1948, India tour of Australia
575/8d
(f/o)
331 & 67 (24.2 ov)
Australia won by an innings and 177 runs
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SG Barnes run out3358433056.89
WA Brown run out992162058045.83
DG Bradman (c)retired hurt5797834058.76
KR Miller c †Sen b Phadkar1454441025.92
RN Harvey c †Sen b Mankad15325125012060.95
SJE Loxton c †Sen b Amarnath801551296051.61
RR Lindwall c Phadkar b Mankad3547512074.46
D Tallon c †Sen b Sarwate3753553069.81
LJ Johnson not out2551621049.01
DT Ring c Kishenchand b Hazare1126180042.30
WA Johnston not out23152220153.33
Extras(b 4, lb 4)8
TOTAL(128 Ov, RR: 3.36, 492 Mts)575/8d
Fall of wickets: 1-48 (Sid Barnes), 1-140* (Sir Donald Bradman, retired not out ), 2-182 (Keith Miller), 3-219 (Bill Brown), 4-378 (Sam Loxton), 5-457 (Ray Lindwall), 6-497 (Neil Harvey), 7-527 (Don Tallon), 8-544 (Doug Ring)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DG Phadkar905814.8300
L Amarnath2317912.5700
CR Rangachari1719704.2700
VS Hazare1416313.3700
MH Mankad33210722.4300
CT Sarwate1818213.4100
CS Nayudu1307704.4400
HR Adhikari10403.0000
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MH Mankad c †Tallon b Loxton1113093016035.92
CT Sarwate  b Lindwall0811000.00
HR Adhikari c †Tallon b Loxton382021791018.81
VS Hazare lbw b Lindwall741791767041.34
L Amarnath (c)c Barnes b Ring1226211046.15
DG Phadkar not out561681525033.33
Gul Mohammad c Lindwall b Johnson1880012.50
G Kishenchand  b Ring1436362038.88
CS Nayudu c Bradman b Ring2630033.33
PK Sen  b Johnson1340502032.50
CR Rangachari  b Johnson011000.00
Extras(b 6, lb 2, nb 2)10
TOTAL(123 Ov, RR: 2.01, 478 Mts)331
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Chandu Sarwate), 2-127 (Hemu Adhikari), 3-206 (Vinoo Mankad), 4-231 (Lala Amarnath), 5-257 (Vijay Hazare), 6-260 (Gul Mohammad), 7-284 (Gogumal Kishenchand), 8-286 (C.S. Nayudu), 9-331 (Khokhan Sen), 10-331 (Commandur Rangachari)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RR Lindwall2556621.9801
LJ Johnson3086631.6500
SJE Loxton1916122.4001
WA Johnston841401.3100
DT Ring36810332.1400
KR Miller301002.5000
SG Barnes21100.3700
India 2nd Innings (following on)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MH Mankad c †Tallon b Lindwall021000.00
CT Sarwate lbw b Johnston1034381029.41
HR Adhikari c Bradman b Loxton1744421038.63
VS Hazare c & b Johnson1041381024.39
DG Phadkar lbw b Johnston02211000.00
L Amarnath (c)c Johnson b Ring89231088.88
Gul Mohammad c Barnes b Ring410150040.00
G Kishenchand c Barnes b Johnson065000.00
CS Nayudu c Brown b Ring01314000.00
PK Sen  b Johnson1014132071.42
CR Rangachari not out00200-
Extras(b 6, lb 1, nb 1)8
TOTAL(24.2 Ov, RR: 2.07, 110 Mts)67
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Vinoo Mankad), 2-22 (Chandu Sarwate), 3-28 (Hemu Adhikari), 4-35 (Dattu Phadkar), 5-51 (Vijay Hazare), 6-51 (Lala Amarnath), 7-56 (Gogumal Kishenchand), 8-56 (Gul Mohammad), 9-66 (C.S. Nayudu), 10-67 (Khokhan Sen)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RR Lindwall30912.2500
LJ Johnson5.22831.1401
SJE Loxton411011.8700
WA Johnston701521.6000
DT Ring511732.5500
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of Australia
Series resultAustralia won the 5-match series 4-0
Match numberTest no. 295
Season1947/48
Match days6,7,9,10 February 1948 (6-day match)
Test debut
Sam Loxton
Len Johnson
Doug Ring
Umpires
Andrew Barlow
George Cooper
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 06 Feb - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 336/3 (RN Harvey 78*, SJE Loxton 48*)
Sat, 07 Feb - day 2 - India 1st innings 43/1 (MH Mankad 30*, HR Adhikari 10*)
Sun, 08 Feb - rest day
Mon, 09 Feb - day 3 - India 1st innings 251/4 (VS Hazare 72*, DG Phadkar 8*)
Tue, 10 Feb - day 4 - India 2nd innings 67 (24.2 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • DG Bradman retired hurt at 140/1