Gentlemen of England v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1948
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 25th, 26th, 27th August 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralians won by an innings and 81 runs
UmpiresPT Mills, JA Smart
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 478/3 (Hassett 119*, Miller 59*)
Close of play day 2Gentlemen of England (1) 237/9 (Brown 10*, Griffith 13*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SG Barnesc Wooller b Bailey19     
WA Brownc Bailey b Wooller120  15- 
*DG Bradmanc Donnelly b Brown150  19- 
AL Hassettnot out200  18- 
KR Millerc Simpson b Wooller69     
SJE Loxtonc Griffith b Bailey17     
RA Hamencenot out24     
IWG Johnsondid not bat      
RR Lindwalldid not bat      
+RA Saggersdid not bat      
DT Ringdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 4 lb, 1 w)11
Total(5 wickets, declared, 159 overs)610
Fall of wickets:
1-40 (Barnes), 2-221 (Brown), 3-331 (Bradman), 4-488 (Miller), 5-532 (Loxton)
Gentlemen of England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey27   41122--
Wooller34   11312--
Palmer21   3580--
Edrich16   3490--
Yardley24   5880--
Brown27   012111-
Robins4   0220--
Donnelly6   0180--

Gentlemen of England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Simpsonc Brown b Johnson60     
WJ Edrichb Ring27     
CH Palmerc and b Johnson3     
MP Donnellylbw b Johnson15     
NWD Yardleyb Miller25     
FG Mannlbw b Lindwall7     
*RWV Robinsb Johnson30     
W Woollerc Johnson b Hamence11     
TE Baileyc Hamence b Ring20     
FR Brownc Hamence b Ring18     
+SC Griffithnot out13     
Extras(8 b, 8 lb)16
Total(all out, 87.3 overs)245
Fall of wickets:
1-55 (Edrich), 2-76 (Palmer), 3-102 (Donnelly), 4-121 (Simpson), 5-139 (Yardley), 6-153 (Mann), 7-170 (Wooller), 8-210 (Robins), 9-214 (Bailey), 10-245 (Brown, 87.3 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Miller7   3181--
Lindwall13   3391--
Johnson23   7604--
Hamence8   2231--
Barnes3   240--
Loxton8   2110--

Gentlemen of England second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Simpsonc Bradman b Ring27     
WJ Edrichc Saggers b Ring128 19522- 
CH Palmerb Miller29     
MP Donnellyc Barnes b Miller8     
NWD Yardleyb Ring18     
FG Mannc and b Ring0     
*RWV Robinsb Johnson19     
W Woollerc Loxton b Ring5     
TE Baileynot out14     
FR Brownc Brown b Johnson17     
+SC Griffithb Johnson0     
Extras(11 b, 7 lb, 1 w)19
Total(all out, 100.5 overs)284
Fall of wickets:
1-60 (Simpson), 2-173 (Palmer), 3-197 (Donnelly), 4-217 (Edrich), 5-217 (Mann), 6-228 (Yardley), 7-240 (Wooller), 8-263 (Robins), 9-284 (Brown), 10-284 (Griffith, 100.5 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Miller19   6582--
Loxton13   7260--
Hamence3   1180--
Ring32   87051-
Barnes5   0240--

--> Day 3 Lunch: Gentlemen of England (2) ?/? (Edrich 104*, [unknown] ?*)
--> WA Brown scored 1 five in the Australians first innings
--> DG Bradman (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 18
--> DG Bradman (1) passed 27500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 95
--> KR Miller (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 19
--> WJ Edrich (2) passed 18000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 28





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