result
5th Test, The Oval, Aug 20 - 24 1938, Australia tour of England
903/7d
(34.1 ov)(f/o) 201 & 123
England won by an innings and 579 runs
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Leonard Hutton c Hassett b O'Reilly36484779735042.97
Bill Edrich lbw b O'Reilly1259450020.33
Maurice Leyland run out 18743838117042.69
Wally Hammond (c)lbw b Fleetwood-Smith591531414038.56
Eddie Paynter lbw b O'Reilly044000.00
Denis Compton  b Waite11413007.14
Joe Hardstaff not out 16940032620042.25
Arthur Wood c & b Barnes5395928055.78
Hedley Verity not out 819251042.10
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 (Leonard Hutton), 7-876 (Arthur Wood)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Mervyn Waite721615012.08---00
Stan McCabe3888502.23---00
Bill O'Reilly852617832.09---00
Chuck Fleetwood-Smith871129813.42---00
Sid Barnes3838412.21---00
Lindsay Hassett1325204.00---00
Donald Bradman2.21602.57---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bill Brown c Hammond b Leyland691531666045.09
Jack Badcock c Hardstaff b Bowes034000.00
Stan McCabe c Edrich b Farnes1415102093.33
Lindsay Hassett c Compton b Edrich42413350102.43
Sid Barnes  b Bowes4172685056.94
Ben Barnett c †Wood b Bowes2320066.66
Mervyn Waite  b Bowes881020100.00
Bill O'Reilly c †Wood b Bowes032000.00
Chuck Fleetwood-Smith not out 1620263080.00
Donald Bradman (c)absent hurt------
Jack 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
Ken Farnes1325414.15---00
Bill Bowes1934952.57---00
Bill Edrich1025515.50---00
Hedley Verity511503.00---00
Maurice Leyland3.101113.47---00
Wally Hammond20804.00---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (FOLLOWING ON)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bill Brown c Edrich b Farnes1527471055.55
Jack Badcock  b Bowes929172031.03
Stan McCabe c †Wood b Farnes22100100.00
Lindsay Hassett lbw b Bowes1012101083.33
Sid Barnes lbw b Verity3374644044.59
Ben Barnett  b Farnes4650557092.00
Mervyn Waite c Edrich b Verity011000.00
Bill O'Reilly not out 771010100.00
Chuck Fleetwood-Smith c Leyland b Farnes036000.00
Donald Bradman (c)absent hurt------
Jack Fingleton absent hurt------
Extras(b 1)1
TOTAL(34.1 Ov, RR: 3.60)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
Ken Farnes12.116345.17---00
Bill Bowes1032522.50---00
Hedley Verity731522.14---00
Maurice Leyland501903.80---00
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Season1938
Series result4-match series drawn 1-1 (abandoned)
Match numberTest no. 266
Match daysday (0-day match)
Test debut
Arthur Wood
Arthur Wood
Sid Barnes
Sid Barnes
Umpires
England Image
Fanny Walden
England Image
Frank Chester
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 20 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 347/1 (Leonard Hutton 160*, Maurice Leyland 156*)
Sun, 21 Aug - rest day
Mon, 22 Aug - day 2 - England 1st innings 634/5 (Leonard Hutton 300*, Joe Hardstaff 40*)
Tue, 23 Aug - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 117/3 (Bill Brown 29*, Sid Barnes 25*)
Wed, 24 Aug - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 123 (34.1 ov) - end of match