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England v Australia
Australia in British Isles 1948 (5th Test)
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 14th, 16th, 17th, 18th August 1948 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralia won by an innings and 149 runs
UmpiresHG Baldwin, D Davies
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 153/2 (Morris 77*, Hassett 10*)
Close of play day 2England (2) 54/1 (Hutton 19*, Edrich 23*)
Close of play day 3England (2) 178/7 (Yardley 2*)

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonc Tallon b Lindwall301471241- 
JG Dewesb Miller156-- 
WJ Edrichc Hassett b Johnston32020-- 
DCS Comptonc Morris b Lindwall4119-- 
JF Crappc Tallon b Miller02319-- 
*NWD Yardleyb Lindwall73331-- 
AJ Watkinslbw b Johnston01616-- 
+TG Evansb Lindwall149-- 
AV Bedserb Lindwall053-- 
JA Youngb Lindwall054-- 
WE Holliesnot out0812-- 
Extras(6 b)6
Total(all out, 42.1 overs)52
Fall of wickets:
1-2 (Dewes), 2-10 (Edrich), 3-17 (Compton), 4-23 (Crapp), 5-35 (Yardley), 6-42 (Watkins), 7-45 (Evans), 8-45 (Bedser), 9-47 (Young), 10-52 (Hutton, 42.1 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall16.15206--
Miller8   552--
Johnston16   4202--
Loxton2   110--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SG Barnesc Evans b Hollies61 126 - 
AR Morrisrun out196 40616- 
*DG Bradmanb Hollies021-- 
AL Hassettlbw b Young37 134 - 
KR Millerst Evans b Hollies5     
RN Harveyc Young b Hollies17     
SJE Loxtonc Evans b Edrich15     
RR Lindwallc Edrich b Young9     
+D Tallonc Crapp b Hollies31     
DT Ringc Crapp b Bedser9     
WA Johnstonnot out021-- 
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 3 nb)9
Total(all out, 158.2 overs)389
Fall of wickets:
1-117 (Barnes), 2-117 (Bradman), 3-226 (Hassett), 4-243 (Miller), 5-265 (Harvey), 6-304 (Loxton), 7-332 (Lindwall), 8-359 (Morris), 9-389 (Tallon), 10-389 (Ring, 158.2 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bedser31.29611-1
Watkins4   1190--
Young51   161182--
Hollies56   141315-1
Compton2   060-1
Edrich9   1381--
Yardley5   170--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Dewesb Lindwall10     
L Huttonc Tallon b Miller64     
WJ Edrichb Lindwall28     
DCS Comptonc Lindwall b Johnston39     
JF Crappb Miller9     
*NWD Yardleyc Miller b Johnston9     
AJ Watkinsc Hassett b Ring2     
+TG Evansb Lindwall8     
AV Bedserb Johnston055-- 
JA Youngnot out3710-- 
WE Holliesc Morris b Johnston011-- 
Extras(9 b, 4 lb, 3 nb)16
Total(all out, 105.3 overs)188
Fall of wickets:
1-20 (Dewes), 2-64 (Edrich), 3-125 (Compton), 4-153 (Hutton), 5-164 (Crapp), 6-167 (Watkins), 7-178 (Evans), 8-181 (Bedser), 9-188 (Yardley), 10-188 (Hollies, 105.3 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall25   3503--
Miller15   6222-1
Loxton10   2160--
Johnston27.312404--
Ring28   13441-2

Notes
--> The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
--> JG Dewes made his debut in Test matches
--> AJ Watkins made his debut in Test matches
--> SG Barnes made his last appearance in Test matches
--> AR Morris (1) passed his previous highest score of 182 in Test matches
--> DG Bradman made his last appearance in Test matches
--> L Hutton (2) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 37
--> AJ Watkins made his debut for England in first-class matches
--> DT Ring made his debut in England in Test matches
--> KR Miller reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when he dismissed JF Crapp, his 2nd wicket in the England first innings
--> WA Johnston reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed AJ Watkins, his 2nd wicket in the England first innings
--> KR Miller reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed JF Crapp, his 2nd wicket in the England first innings
--> DT Ring reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when he dismissed AJ Watkins, his 1st wicket in the England second innings

 

 

 

 

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