England XI v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1938
VenueStanley Park, Blackpool on 31st August, 1st September 1938 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to field
ResultAustralians won by 10 wickets
UmpiresG Beet, A Dolphin
Close of play day 1England XI (2) 33/1 (Smith 4*, Howorth 8*)

England XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WJ Edrichb O'Reilly31      
D Smithb O'Reilly26      
TS Worthingtonc McCabe b Ward45      
LF Townsendc Badcock b O'Reilly0      
AJW Croomst Barnett b Ward0      
L Warburtonst Barnett b Ward1      
R Howorthc McCabe b Ward5      
L Amar Singhc Waite b Ward7      
GH Popeb Ward10      
*PT Eckersleylbw b O'Reilly2      
+G Duckworthnot out0      
Extras(1 b, 4 nb)5
Total(all out, 47.5 overs)132
Fall of wickets:
1-52, 2-61, 3-65, 4-70, 5-72, 6-86, 7-97, 8-121, 9-126, 10-132 (47.5 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McCormick5   1220--
Waite10   1310--
O'Reilly19   11304--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CL Badcockb Pope14      
WA Brownlbw b Amar Singh11      
AL Hassettc Worthington b Amar Singh0      
SG Barnesb Pope23      
+BA Barnettb Amar Singh9      
*SJ McCabelbw b Amar Singh11      
MG Waitelbw b Amar Singh22      
ECS Whiteb Warburton16      
WJ O'Reillyb Amar Singh17      
FA Wardb Warburton31      
EL McCormicknot out1      
Extras(5 b, 13 lb, 1 w)19
Total(all out, 53.1 overs)174
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-26, 3-26, 4-39, 5-65, 6-99, 7-101, 8-124, 9-173, 10-174 (53.1 ov)
England XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Amar Singh25   2846--
Pope18   4442--
Edrich2   0170--
Worthington2   200--

England XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WJ Edrichlbw b O'Reilly9      
D Smithc Hassett b White26      
R Howorthc Hassett b O'Reilly8      
TS Worthingtonc Brown b Ward7      
LF Townsendlbw b O'Reilly1      
AJW Croomc Badcock b O'Reilly4      
L Warburtonnot out11      
L Amar Singhc Brown b Ward0      
GH Popec Badcock b Ward6      
*PT Eckersleyc Brown b Ward0      
+G Duckworthb O'Reilly15      
Extras(8 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)12
Total(all out, 35 overs)99
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-33, 3-60, 4-61, 5-67, 6-67, 7-67, 8-78, 9-78, 10-99 (35 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McCormick2   140--
Waite2   160--
O'Reilly16   6445--
Ward8   1204--
White7   4131--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CL Badcocknot out29      
WA Brownnot out15      
AL Hassettdid not bat      
SG Barnesdid not bat      
+BA Barnettdid not bat      
*SJ McCabedid not bat      
MG Waitedid not bat      
ECS Whitedid not bat      
WJ O'Reillydid not bat      
FA Warddid not bat      
EL McCormickdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 6 lb)14
Total(no wicket, 14.1 overs)58
England XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Amar Singh7.11160--
Pope3   120--
Warburton2   0150--
Howorth2   0110--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> WJ Edrich (2) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 7
--> L Warburton made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> R Howorth (2) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> PT Eckersley made his last appearance in first-class matches

Play was delayed for an hour on the Day 2.





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