result
4th Test, The Oval, Aug 13 - 16 1949, New Zealand tour of England
(97 ov)345 & 308/9d
Match drawn
New Zealand 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bert Sutcliffe c Bedser b Hollies88---0-
Verdun Scott c Edrich b Bedser60-110-0-
John Reid lbw b Wright5---0-
Merv Wallace c Edrich b Bedser55---0-
Martin Donnelly c Edrich b Bailey27---0-
Walter Hadlee (c)c †Evans b Bedser25---0-
Geoff Rabone c †Evans b Bailey18---0-
Tom Burtt c †Evans b Bailey36-95-0-
Harry Cave  b Compton10---0-
Jack Cowie c Hutton b Bedser1--00-
Fen Cresswell not out 12---0-
Extras(lb 1, nb 6, w 1)8
TOTAL(112.1 Ov, RR: 3.07)345
Fall of wickets: 1-121 (Verdun Scott), 2-134 (John Reid), 3-170 (Bert Sutcliffe), 4-239 (Merv Wallace), 5-239 (Martin Donnelly), 6-272 (Geoff Rabone), 7-287 (Walter Hadlee), 8-311 (Harry Cave), 9-320 (Jack Cowie), 10-345 (Tom Burtt)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Trevor Bailey26.177232.75---00
Alec Bedser3167442.38---00
Bill Edrich301605.33---00
Doug Wright2219314.22---00
Jim Laker301103.66---00
Eric Hollies2075112.54---00
Freddie Brown511402.80---00
Denis Compton20613.00---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Leonard Hutton c Rabone b Cresswell206-300250-
Reg Simpson c Donnelly b Cresswell68-140-0-
Bill Edrich c Cave b Cresswell100-185140-
Denis Compton c Scott b Cresswell13---0-
Trevor Bailey c †Reid b Cowie36---0-
Freddie Brown (c)c Hadlee b Cresswell21---0-
Godfrey Evans c Donnelly b Cowie17---0-
Jim Laker c Scott b Cowie0--00-
Alec Bedser c †Reid b Cowie0--00-
Eric Hollies not out 1--00-
Doug Wright lbw b Cresswell0--00-
Extras(b 6, lb 11, nb 3)20
TOTAL(117.2 Ov, RR: 4.10)482
Fall of wickets: 1-147 (Reg Simpson), 2-365 (Leonard Hutton), 3-396 (Denis Compton), 4-401 (Bill Edrich), 5-436 (Freddie Brown), 6-469 (Godfrey Evans), 7-470 (Jim Laker), 8-472 (Alec Bedser), 9-481 (Trevor Bailey), 10-482 (Doug Wright)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Jack Cowie28112344.39---00
Fen Cresswell41.2616864.06---00
Harry Cave2447803.25---00
Tom Burtt2429303.87---00
New Zealand 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bert Sutcliffe c Brown b Bedser54---0-
Verdun Scott c †Evans b Bedser6-12-0-
Walter Hadlee (c)c Edrich b Hollies22---0-
Merv Wallace st †Evans b Hollies58---0-
Martin Donnelly c Brown b Bedser10---0-
John Reid c Wright b Laker93-130-0-
Geoff Rabone lbw b Laker20-75-0-
Tom Burtt c Compton b Laker6---0-
Harry Cave not out 14---0-
Jack Cowie c Wright b Laker4---0-
Fen Cresswell not out 0--00-
Extras(b 10, lb 5, nb 6)21
TOTAL(97 Ov, RR: 3.17)308/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Verdun Scott), 2-68 (Walter Hadlee), 3-115 (Bert Sutcliffe), 4-131 (Martin Donnelly), 5-188 (Merv Wallace), 6-276 (John Reid), 7-283 (Geoff Rabone), 8-299 (Tom Burtt), 9-308 (Jack Cowie)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Trevor Bailey1116706.09---00
Alec Bedser2345932.56---00
Doug Wright602103.50---00
Jim Laker2967842.68---00
Eric Hollies1763021.76---00
Freddie Brown1002902.90---00
Denis Compton10303.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossNew Zealand, elected to bat first
SeriesNew Zealand tour of England
Season1949
Series result4-match series drawn 0-0
Match numberTest no. 317
Match daysday (3-day match)
Test debut
Fen Cresswell
Fen Cresswell
Umpires
England Image
Dai Davies
England Image
Frank Lee
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 13 Aug - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 320/8 (Tom Burtt 24*, Jack Cowie 1*)
Sun, 14 Aug - rest day
Mon, 15 Aug - day 2 - England 1st innings 432/4 (Trevor Bailey 10*, Freddie Brown 21*)
Tue, 16 Aug - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 308/9d (97 ov) - end of match