Worcestershire v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1938
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 30th April, 2nd, 3rd May 1938 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to field
ResultAustralians won by an innings and 77 runs
UmpiresHG Baldwin, JA Smart
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 474/6 (Hassett 21*, White 6*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 74/1 (Bull 21*, Cooper 8*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JHW Fingletonc Crisp b Howorth41      
WA Brownlbw b Crisp2      
*DG Bradmanc Martin b Howorth258 29033-  
SJ McCabeb Perks34      
CL Badcockc Singleton b Perks67      
AL Hassettc Howorth b Perks43      
+BA Barnettb Crisp16      
ECS Whiteb Crisp26      
WJ O'Reillyb Perks11      
EL McCormickb Crisp5      
LO Fleetwood-Smithnot out6      
Extras(13 b, 15 lb, 2 nb, 2 w)32
Total(all out, 124.3 overs)541
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-77, 3-139, 4-416, 5-428, 6-451, 7-513, 8-529, 9-531, 10-541 (124.3 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks34   31474--
Martin29   8700--
Howorth21   1852--
Singleton3   0370--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*CJ Lytteltonb Fleetwood-Smith50      
CH Bullnot out37      
E Cooperc Hassett b Fleetwood-Smith61      
HHIH Gibbonsb Fleetwood-Smith29      
SH Martinb White1      
RHC Humanc Fingleton b Fleetwood-Smith10      
R Howorthc Hassett b Fleetwood-Smith12      
AP Singletonst Barnett b Fleetwood-Smith5      
+JS Bullerlbw b O'Reilly5      
RTD Perksc McCabe b Fleetwood-Smith21      
RJ Crispc Hassett b Fleetwood-Smith11      
Extras(4 b, 5 lb, 16 nb, 1 w)26
Total(all out, 66 overs)268
Fall of wickets:
1-103, 2-164, 3-165, 4-175, 5-183, 6-187, 7-197, 8-224, 9-252, 10-268 (66 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McCormick8   0440--
McCabe4   0160--
O'Reilly14   2771--
Fleetwood-Smith29   8988--
White11   771--

Worcestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*CJ Lytteltonc Badcock b White35      
CH Bullc McCormick b Fleetwood-Smith69      
E Cooperlbw b White16      
HHIH Gibbonsc Brown b O'Reilly9      
SH Martinc Fingleton b O'Reilly5      
RHC Humanlbw b Fleetwood-Smith26      
R Howorthc McCabe b O'Reilly0      
AP Singletonrun out14      
+JS Bullerc Fleetwood-Smith b McCormick10      
RTD Perksc McCabe b Fleetwood-Smith4      
RJ Crispnot out0      
Extras(5 b, 3 nb)8
Total(all out, 63.1 overs)196
Fall of wickets:
1-65, 2-87, 3-104, 4-123, 5-160, 6-161, 7-169, 8-190, 9-191, 10-196 (63.1 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McCormick12   2511--
McCabe5   1130--
O'Reilly23   9563--
White10   1302--

--> DG Bradman (1) 100 in 165 minutes
--> DG Bradman (1) 200 in 240 minutes
--> RJ Crisp made his debut for Worcestershire in first-class matches
--> JHW Fingleton made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> ECS White made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> EL McCormick made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> CL Badcock made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> AL Hassett made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> CH Bull retired hurt in the Worcestershire first innings (team had lost 0 wickets) and later returned (hit on the head by McCormick )

Bradman and Badcock added 277 for 4th wicket in 150 minutes.
McCormick no-balled 19 times by Baldwin in his first three overs, 35 times in the match.
Record crowd of 11,000 on the first day.





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