Result
5th Test, The Oval, Aug 20-24 1938, Australia tour of England
903/7d
(f/o)
201 & 123 (34.1 ov)
England won by an innings and 579 runs
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
L Hutton c Hassett b O'Reilly36484779735042.97
WJ Edrich lbw b O'Reilly1259450020.33
M Leyland run out18743838117042.69
WR Hammond (c)lbw b Fleetwood-Smith591531414038.56
E Paynter lbw b O'Reilly044000.00
DCS Compton  b Waite11413007.14
J Hardstaffjnr not out16940032620042.25
A Wood c & b Barnes5395928055.78
H Verity not out819251042.10
Extras(b 22, lb 19, nb 8, w 1)50
TOTAL(335.2 Ov, RR: 2.69)903/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-29 (Bill Edrich), 2-411 (Maurice Leyland), 3-546 (Wally Hammond), 4-547 (Eddie Paynter), 5-555 (Denis Compton), 6-770 (Sir Leonard Hutton), 7-876 (Arthur Wood)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
MG Waite721615012.0800
SJ McCabe3888502.2300
WJ O'Reilly852617832.0900
LO Fleetwood-Smith871129813.4200
SG Barnes3838412.2100
AL Hassett1325204.0000
DG Bradman2.21602.5700
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
WA Brown c Hammond b Leyland691531666045.09
CL Badcock c Hardstaff b Bowes034000.00
SJ McCabe c Edrich b Farnes1415102093.33
AL Hassett c Compton b Edrich42413350102.43
SG Barnes  b Bowes4172685056.94
BA Barnett c †Wood b Bowes2320066.66
MG Waite  b Bowes881020100.00
WJ O'Reilly c †Wood b Bowes032000.00
LO Fleetwood-Smith not out1620263080.00
DG Bradman (c)absent hurt-
JHW Fingleton absent hurt-
Extras(b 4, lb 2, nb 3)9
TOTAL(52.1 Ov, RR: 3.85)201
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Jack Badcock), 2-19 (Stan McCabe), 3-70 (Lindsay Hassett), 4-145 (Sid Barnes), 5-147 (Ben Barnett), 6-160 (Mervyn Waite), 7-160 (Bill O'Reilly), 8-201 (Bill Brown)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
K Farnes1325414.1500
WE Bowes1934952.5700
WJ Edrich1025515.5000
H Verity511503.0000
M Leyland3.101113.4700
WR Hammond20804.0000
Australia 2nd Innings (following on)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
WA Brown c Edrich b Farnes1527471055.55
CL Badcock  b Bowes929172031.03
SJ McCabe c †Wood b Farnes22100100.00
AL Hassett lbw b Bowes1012101083.33
SG Barnes lbw b Verity3374644044.59
BA Barnett  b Farnes4650557092.00
MG Waite c Edrich b Verity011000.00
WJ O'Reilly not out771010100.00
LO Fleetwood-Smith c Leyland b Farnes036000.00
DG Bradman (c)absent hurt-
JHW Fingleton absent hurt-
Extras(b 1)1
TOTAL(34.1 Ov, RR: 3.6)123
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Jack Badcock), 2-18 (Stan McCabe), 3-35 (Lindsay Hassett), 4-41 (Bill Brown), 5-115 (Sid Barnes), 6-115 (Mervyn Waite), 7-117 (Ben Barnett), 8-123 (Chuck Fleetwood-Smith)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
K Farnes12.116345.1700
WE Bowes1032522.5000
H Verity731522.1400
M Leyland501903.8000
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Series result4-match series drawn 1-1 (1 abandoned)
Match numberTest no. 266
Season1938
Match days20,22,23,24 August 1938 (timeless match)
Test debut
Arthur Wood
Sid Barnes
Umpires
Frank Chester
Fanny Walden
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 20 Aug - day 1 - England 347/1 (L Hutton 160*, M Leyland 156*)
Sun, 21 Aug - rest day
Mon, 22 Aug - day 2 - England 634/5 (L Hutton 300*, J Hardstaff 40*)
Tue, 23 Aug - day 3 - Australia 117/3 (WA Brown 29*, SG Barnes 25*)
Wed, 24 Aug - day 4 - Australia 123 (34.1 ov) - end of match