result
5th Test, The Oval, Aug 14 - 18 1948, Australia tour of England
(105.3 ov)52 & 188
Australia won by an innings and 149 runs
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Leonard Hutton c †Tallon b Lindwall301241471024.19
John Dewes  b Miller1650016.66
Bill Edrich c Hassett b Johnston320200015.00
Denis Compton c Morris b Lindwall49110044.44
Jack Crapp c †Tallon b Miller01923000.00
Norman Yardley (c) b Lindwall731330022.58
Allan Watkins lbw b Johnston01616000.00
Godfrey Evans  b Lindwall1940011.11
Alec Bedser  b Lindwall035000.00
Jack Young  b Lindwall045000.00
Eric Hollies not out 0128000.00
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 (Alec Bedser), 9-47 (Jack Young), 10-52 (Leonard Hutton)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ray Lindwall16.152061.23---00
Keith Miller85520.62---00
Bill Johnston1642021.25---00
Sam Loxton21100.50---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sid Barnes c †Evans b Hollies61-126-00.00
Arthur Morris run out 196-4061600.00
Donald Bradman (c) b Hollies021000.00
Lindsay Hassett lbw b Young37-134-00.00
Keith Miller st †Evans b Hollies5---00.00
Neil Harvey c Young b Hollies17---00.00
Sam Loxton c †Evans b Edrich15---00.00
Ray Lindwall c Edrich b Young9---00.00
Don Tallon c Crapp b Hollies31---00.00
Doug Ring c Crapp b Bedser9---00.00
Bill Johnston not out 021000.00
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 (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
Alec Bedser31.296111.94---00
Allan Watkins411904.75---00
Jack Young511611822.31---00
Eric Hollies561413152.33---00
Denis Compton20603.00---00
Bill Edrich913814.22---00
Norman Yardley51701.40---00
England 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Leonard Hutton c †Tallon b Miller64---00.00
John Dewes  b Lindwall10---00.00
Bill Edrich  b Lindwall28---00.00
Denis Compton c Lindwall b Johnston39---00.00
Jack Crapp  b Miller9---00.00
Norman Yardley (c)c Miller b Johnston9---00.00
Allan Watkins c Hassett b Ring2--000.00
Godfrey Evans  b Lindwall8---00.00
Alec Bedser  b Johnston055000.00
Jack Young not out 37100042.85
Eric 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 (Leonard Hutton), 5-164 (Jack Crapp), 6-167 (Allan Watkins), 7-178 (Godfrey Evans), 8-181 (Alec Bedser), 9-188 (Norman Yardley), 10-188 (Eric Hollies)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ray Lindwall2535032.00---00
Keith Miller1562221.46---00
Bill Johnston27.3124041.45---00
Sam Loxton1021601.60---00
Doug Ring28134411.57---00
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Season1948
Series resultAustralia won the 5-match series 4-0
Match numberTest no. 303
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Allan Watkins
Allan Watkins
John Dewes
John Dewes
Umpires
England Image
Dai Davies
England Image
Herbert Baldwin
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 14 Aug - day 1 -Australia 1st innings 153/2 (Arthur Morris 77*, Lindsay Hassett 10*)
Sun, 15 Aug - rest day
Mon, 16 Aug - day 2 -England 2nd innings 54/1 (Leonard Hutton 19*, Bill Edrich 23*)
Tue, 17 Aug - day 3 -England 2nd innings 178/7 (Norman Yardley 2*)
Wed, 18 Aug - day 4 -England 2nd innings 188 (105.3 ov) - end of match