Middlesex County Cricket Club

Middlesex v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1948
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 17th, 19th, 20th July 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralians won by 10 wickets
UmpiresHG Baldwin, E Cooke
ScorersWH Ferguson (Australians), HR Murrell (Middlesex)
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 6/0 (Brown 5*, Morris 1*)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (2) 36/4 (Dewes 6*, Sims 3*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonb Johnston2     
SM Brownc Morris b Ring39     
WJ Edrichc Tallon b Johnston27     
DCS Comptonb Loxton62     
JG Dewesc Tallon b Johnston4     
*FG Mannc McCool b Lindwall15     
+LH Comptonc Lindwall b Loxton17     
JM Simsc and b Loxton1     
PA Whitcombenot out5     
JA Youngst Tallon b McCool14     
PI Bedfordb McCool0     
Extras(6 b, 10 lb, 1 nb)17
Total(all out, 88 overs)203
Fall of wickets:
1-13 (Robertson), 2-78 (Edrich), 3-81 (Brown), 4-92 (Dewes), 5-144 (Mann), 6-182 (LH Compton), 7-183 (DCS Compton), 8-188 (Sims), 9-203 (Young), 10-203 (Bedford, 88 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall16   3281--
Johnston20   3433-1
Loxton21   5333--
McCool18   6542--
Ring13   4281--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WA Brownlbw b Whitcombe8     
AR Morrisc Brown b Young109 19016- 
*DG Bradmanc DCS Compton b Whitcombe6     
RN Harveyc Mann b Bedford10     
SJE Loxtonc Edrich b Sims123 135   
RA Hamencelbw b Sims30     
CL McCoolc Young b Sims0     
RR Lindwallst LH Compton b Sims1     
+D Tallonb Sims17     
DT Ringb Sims2     
WA Johnstonnot out6     
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 107 overs)317
Fall of wickets:
1-14 (Brown), 2-28 (Bradman), 3-53 (Harvey), 4-225 (Morris), 5-271 (Loxton), 6-271 (McCool), 7-272 (Lindwall), 8-296 (Tallon), 9-298 (Ring), 10-317 (Hamence, 107 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Whitcombe13   2432--
Edrich20   2590--
Bedford11   3441--
Young36   13781--
Sims24   2656-1
DCS Compton3   0230--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonretired hurt19     
SM Brownb Johnston3     
WJ Edrichlbw b Lindwall1     
DCS Comptonlbw b Johnston2     
JG Dewesb McCool51     
*FG Mannb Lindwall0     
JM Simsc Loxton b Ring7     
+LH Comptonc and b McCool38     
PA Whitcombec Lindwall b McCool8     
JA Youngb Loxton0     
PI Bedfordnot out1     
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 45.4 overs)135
Fall of wickets:
1-15 (Brown), 2-16 (Edrich), 3-27 (DCS Compton), 4-27 (Mann), 5-40 (Sims), 6-113 (LH Compton), 7-132 (Dewes), 8-133 (Young), 9-135 (Whitcombe, 45.4 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall9   2312-1
Johnston12   4282--
Ring7   0291--
Loxton7   2151--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CL McCoolnot out7     
DT Ringnot out15     
WA Browndid not bat      
AR Morrisdid not bat      
*DG Bradmandid not bat      
RN Harveydid not bat      
SJE Loxtondid not bat      
RA Hamencedid not bat      
RR Lindwalldid not bat      
+D Tallondid not bat      
WA Johnstondid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 4 overs)22
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bedford2   0110--
Sims2   0110--

--> JDB Robertson retired hurt in the Middlesex second innings having scored 19 (team score 27/3)



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