Worcestershire v Combined Services
Other First-Class matches in England 1948
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 14th, 15th July 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultWorcestershire won by an innings and 81 runs
UmpiresJS Buller, SW Styler
Close of play day 1Combined Services (2) 6/2 (Hammond 0*, Ainsworth 1*)

Combined Services first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WEG Paytonc Maxwell b Blunt0      
+RJL Hammondb Blunt9      
MLY Ainsworthb Darks8      
BEW McCallc Young b Darks1      
BC Elgoodb Blunt15      
EG Murphylbw b Jenkins11      
*AC Shirreffc Darks b Jenkins5      
ANE Waldronb Blunt0      
RG Wilsonc Darks b Jenkins7      
AG Coombb Jenkins0      
GAR Locknot out14      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(all out, 33.5 overs)74
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-74 (33.5 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blunt17   5344--
Darks9   4192--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngc Hammond b Shirreff9      
NH Whitingc Hammond b Coomb24      
RO Jenkinsc Waldron b Lock56      
LF Outschoornb Wilson28      
G Dewslbw b Lock22      
H Hortonc Ainsworth b Lock4      
+CRN Maxwellc Elgood b Shirreff26      
WR Gendersnot out19      
GC Darksst Hammond b Lock4      
L Bluntb Lock0      
PF Jacksonb Shirreff23      
Extras(6 b, 4 lb, 1 w)11
Total(all out, 80.3 overs)226
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-226 (80.3 ov)
Combined Services bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Coomb15   1371--
Lock22   6595--
Wilson10   4211--
Waldron12   2460--

Combined Services second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WEG Paytonc Whiting b Blunt0      
+RJL Hammondb Jackson24      
GAR Lockb Darks4      
MLY Ainsworthrun out12      
BEW McCallc Jenkins b Blunt6      
BC Elgoodc Whiting b Jackson6      
EG Murphyc Dews b Jackson5      
*AC Shirreffc Horton b Jackson3      
ANE Waldronb Jackson4      
RG Wilsonst Maxwell b Jackson1      
AG Coombnot out0      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 37.4 overs)71
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-71 (37.4 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blunt11   5172--
Darks6   2191--
Outschoorn1   030--
Jenkins11   5130--
Whiting1   030--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> EG Murphy made his debut in first-class matches
--> AG Coomb made his debut in first-class matches
--> L Blunt made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> BEW McCall made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> ANE Waldron made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> AC Shirreff reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Worcestershire first innings





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