Derbyshire v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1938
VenueQueen's Park, Chesterfield on 29th, 30th June 1938 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossDerbyshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralians won by an innings and 234 runs
UmpiresTW Oates, FI Walden
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 191/1 (Brown 104*, Badcock 59*)

Derbyshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Smithb Waite6      
AE Aldermanlbw b Waite8      
TS Worthingtonc Waite b Ward67      
LF Townsendc and b Ward0      
GH Popeb O'Reilly14      
AEG Rhodesc and b Waite10      
AV Popec Barnett b White4      
+H Elliottc Hassett b Ward9      
*RHR Buckstonst Barnett b Ward0      
TB Mitchellb Ward10      
WH Copsonnot out0      
Extras(18 b, 5 lb)23
Total(all out, 63.2 overs)151
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-23, 3-24, 4-71, 5-91, 6-102, 7-126, 8-131, 9-141, 10-151 (63.2 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Waite26   8503--
McCabe5   0110--
O'Reilly6   3131--
White6   191--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JHW Fingletonb Mitchell23      
WA Brownnot out265      
CL Badcocklbw b GH Pope86      
*SJ McCabec Elliott b AV Pope6      
SG Barnesb AV Pope42      
AL Hassettnot out3      
MG Waitedid not bat      
+BA Barnettdid not bat      
ECS Whitedid not bat      
WJ O'Reillydid not bat      
FA Warddid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 14 lb, 1 w)16
Total(4 wickets, declared, 123 overs)441
Fall of wickets:
1-50, 2-239, 3-248, 4-424
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Copson31   21150--
AV Pope32   6792--
GH Pope22   2711--
Mitchell12   0451--
Townsend15   0660--
Rhodes11   1490--

Derbyshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Smithc McCabe b Waite3      
AE Aldermanlbw b Waite3      
TS Worthingtonc White b Waite0      
LF Townsendb Waite4      
GH Popeb Waite4      
AEG Rhodeslbw b White8      
AV Popenot out19      
+H Elliottb Ward2      
*RHR Buckstonst Barnett b Ward11      
WH Copsonc Fingleton b Ward0      
TB Mitchellabsent hurt
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(all out, 29.2 overs)56
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-6, 3-9, 4-13, 5-20, 6-24, 7-32, 8-56, 9-56 (29.2 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Waite15   2405--
McCabe5   320--
White5   441--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> WA Brown (1) passed his previous highest score of 206 in first-class matches
--> WA Brown (1) passed 6500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 246
--> SG Barnes made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> FA Ward reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the Derbyshire first innings
--> GH Pope reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Australians first innings

Brown's 265, in nearly six hours, one 6 and thirty 4's, the highest score of his career.
Mitchell damaged his instep whilst fielding on Day 1 and was absent on Day 2.





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