Marylebone Cricket Club v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1938
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 14th, 16th, 17th May 1938 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJ Hardstaff, JA Newman
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 428/5 (Bradman 257*, Waite 3*)
Close of play day 2Marylebone Cricket Club (2) 87/1 (Compton 12*, Edrich 53*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JHW Fingletonb Smith44      
WA Brownb Farnes5      
*DG Bradmanc Robins b Smith278 300351  
SJ McCabeb Smith33      
CL Badcockb Stephenson14      
AL Hassettc Maxwell b Compton57      
MG Waitelbw b Smith26      
+BA Barnettlbw b Stephenson1      
WJ O'Reillyc Compton b Smith17      
EL McCormickc Maxwell b Smith9      
LO Fleetwood-Smithnot out3      
Extras(3 b, 11 lb, 1 nb)15
Total(all out, 140.5 overs)502
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-149, 3-217, 4-248, 5-410, 6-454, 7-459, 8-481, 9-499, 10-502 (140.5 ov)
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Farnes32   3881--
Stephenson29   51122--
Robins18   2690--
Wyatt7   0270--
Compton10   2371--
Edrich2   0150--

Marylebone Cricket Club first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DR Wilcoxb Waite6      
WJ Edrichc McCabe b Fleetwood-Smith31      
DCS Comptonlbw b O'Reilly23      
RES Wyattnot out84      
FGH Chalklbw b Fleetwood-Smith15      
JH Humanb McCormick5      
+CRN Maxwellb McCormick0      
*RWV Robinsc McCabe b O'Reilly12      
JWA Stephensonc and b Fleetwood-Smith1      
CIJ Smithc Hassett b Fleetwood-Smith17      
K Farnesc Fingleton b O'Reilly0      
Extras(5 b, 15 lb)20
Total(all out, 60.2 overs)214
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-50, 3-89, 4-141, 5-164, 6-164, 7-180, 8-182, 9-210, 10-214 (60.2 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McCormick13   1552--
Waite11   2281--
Fleetwood-Smith20   2694--

Marylebone Cricket Club second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
DR Wilcoxb McCabe16      
WJ Edrichnot out53      
DCS Comptonnot out12      
RES Wyattdid not bat      
FGH Chalkdid not bat      
JH Humandid not bat      
+CRN Maxwelldid not bat      
*RWV Robinsdid not bat      
JWA Stephensondid not bat      
CIJ Smithdid not bat      
K Farnesdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 1 lb)6
Total(1 wicket, 29 overs)87
Fall of wickets:
1-43 (Wilcox)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McCormick3   180--
Waite9   3180--
O'Reilly5   280--
Fleetwood-Smith5   0250--
McCabe7   2221--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> DG Bradman (1) passed 18500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 25
--> AL Hassett (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10

The gates were closed at 3.00pm on the first day with an estimated 32,000 in the ground.





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