England v Australia
Australia in British Isles 1948 (4th Test)
VenueHeadingley, Leeds on 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 26th, 27th July 1948 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralia won by 7 wickets
UmpiresHG Baldwin, F Chester
Close of play day 1England (1) 268/2 (Edrich 41*, Bedser 0*)
Close of play day 2Australia (1) 63/1 (Hassett 13*, Bradman 31*)
Close of play day 3Australia (1) 457/9 (Lindwall 76*, Toshack 12*)
Close of play day 4England (2) 362/8 (Evans 47*, Laker 14*)

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonb Lindwall81 187 - 
C Washbrookc Lindwall b Johnston143 31722- 
WJ Edrichc Morris b Johnson111 314131 
AV Bedserc and b Johnson79 17782 
DCS Comptonc Saggers b Lindwall23 55 - 
JF Crappb Toshack5     
*NWD Yardleyb Miller25     
K Cranstonb Loxton10     
+TG Evansc Hassett b Loxton3     
JC Lakerc Saggers b Loxton4     
R Pollardnot out0     
Extras(2 b, 8 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 192.1 overs)496
Fall of wickets:
1-168 (Hutton), 2-268 (Washbrook), 3-423 (Bedser), 4-426 (Edrich), 5-447 (Crapp), 6-473 (Compton), 7-486 (Cranston), 8-490 (Evans), 9-496 (Laker), 10-496 (Yardley, 192.1 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall38   10792--
Johnston38   1286111
Toshack35   61121--
Loxton26   4553--
Johnson33   9892--
Morris5   0200--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AR Morrisc Cranston b Bedser6     
AL Hassettc Crapp b Pollard13     
*DG Bradmanb Pollard335659 - 
KR Millerc Edrich b Yardley58   2 
RN Harveyb Laker112 18817- 
SJE Loxtonb Yardley93 13585 
IWG Johnsonc Cranston b Laker10     
RR Lindwallc Crapp b Bedser77     
+RA Saggersst Evans b Laker5     
WA Johnstonc Edrich b Bedser13     
ERH Toshacknot out12     
Extras(9 b, 14 lb, 3 nb)26
Total(all out, 136.2 overs)458
Fall of wickets:
1-13 (Morris), 2-65 (Hassett), 3-68 (Bradman), 4-189 (Miller), 5-294 (Harvey), 6-329 (Johnson), 7-344 (Loxton), 8-355 (Saggers), 9-403 (Johnston), 10-458 (Lindwall, 136.2 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pollard38   61042-1
Cranston14   1510--
Edrich3   0190--
Laker30   81133--
Yardley17   6382--
Compton3   0150--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonc Bradman b Johnson57   1 
C Washbrookc Harvey b Johnston65   1 
WJ Edrichlbw b Lindwall54   1 
DCS Comptonc Miller b Johnston66     
JF Crappb Lindwall18     
*NWD Yardleyc Harvey b Johnston7     
K Cranstonc Saggers b Johnston02 -- 
+TG Evansnot out47     
AV Bedserc Hassett b Miller17  4- 
JC Lakernot out15     
R Pollarddid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 12 lb, 3 nb)19
Total(8 wickets, declared, 107 overs)365
Fall of wickets:
1-129 (Washbrook), 2-129 (Hutton), 3-232 (Edrich), 4-260 (Crapp), 5-277 (Yardley), 6-278 (Cranston), 7-293 (Compton), 8-330 (Bedser)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall26   6842--
Miller21   5531--
Johnston29   5954-3
Loxton10   2290--
Johnson21   2851--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AR Morrisc Pollard b Yardley182 29133- 
AL Hassettc and b Compton17 741- 
*DG Bradmannot out17329225529- 
KR Millerlbw b Cranston12 302- 
RN Harveynot out4  1- 
SJE Loxtondid not bat      
IWG Johnsondid not bat      
RR Lindwalldid not bat      
+RA Saggersdid not bat      
WA Johnstondid not bat      
ERH Toshackdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 9 lb, 1 nb)16
Total(3 wickets, 114.1 overs)404
Fall of wickets:
1-57 (Hassett), 2-358 (Morris), 3-396 (Miller)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bedser21   2560-1
Pollard22   6550--
Laker32   11930--
Compton15   3821--
Hutton4   1300--
Yardley13   1441--

--> C Washbrook (1) passed his previous highest score of 112 in Test matches
--> WJ Edrich (1) passed 1500 runs in Test matches when he reached 14
--> WJ Edrich (1) passed 17500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 91
--> AV Bedser (1) passed his previous highest score of 37 in Test matches
--> SJE Loxton (1) passed his previous highest score of 80 in Test matches
--> RA Saggers made his debut in Test matches
--> AR Morris (2) passed his previous highest score of 155 in Test matches
--> AR Morris (2) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 171
--> DG Bradman (2) passed 27000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 100
--> SJE Loxton achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed JC Laker in the England first innings (previous best was 2-61)
--> ERH Toshack reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when he dismissed JF Crapp, his 1st wicket in the England first innings
--> IWG Johnson reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed AV Bedser, his 1st wicket in the England first innings
--> RR Lindwall reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when he dismissed JF Crapp, his 2nd wicket in the England second innings





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