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Format: CricInfo Version 1t

Test # 300 (300/150)
The Ashes, 1948, 2nd Test
England v Australia
Lord's, London
24,25,26,28,29 June 1948 (5-day match)

Result: Australia won by 409 runs
Australia leads the 5-Test series 2-0

Toss: Australia
Umpires: D Davies and CN Woolley
Test Debuts: A Coxon (Eng).

Close of Play:

  • Day 1: Australia 258/7 (Tallon 25*, Lindwall 3*)
  • Day 2: Australia 350, England 207/9 (Bedser 6*, Wright 8*)
  • Day 3: England 215, Australia 343/4 (Miller 22*, Brown 7*)
  • Day 4: Australia 460/7d, England 106/3 (Compton 29*, Dollery 21*)
    Australia 1st innings                                           R   M   B  4 6
    SG Barnes             c Hutton           b Coxon                0          0 0
    AR Morris             c Hutton           b Coxon              105 209     14 1
    *DG Bradman           c Hutton           b Bedser              38 115 104    0
    AL Hassett                               b Yardley             47 175        0
    KR Miller             lbw                b Bedser               4            0
    WA Brown              lbw                b Yardley             24  84        0
    IWG Johnson           c Evans            b Edrich               4            0
    +D Tallon             c Yardley          b Bedser              53            0
    RR Lindwall                              b Bedser              15            0
    WA Johnston           st Evans           b Wright              29            0
    ERH Toshack           not out                                  20            0
    Extras                (b 3, lb 7, nb 1)                        11
    Total                 (all out, 129.3 overs)                  350
    
    FoW: 1-3 (Barnes), 2-87 (Bradman), 3-166 (Morris),
         4-173 (Miller), 5-216 (Hassett), 6-225 (Brown),
         7-246 (Johnson), 8-275 (Lindwall), 9-320 (Tallon),
         10-350 (Johnston).
    
    Bowling                      O      M      R      W
    Bedser                      43     14    100      4
    Coxon                       35     10     90      2
    Edrich                       8      0     43      1
    Wright                      21.3    8     54      1
    Laker                        7      3     17      0
    Yardley                     15      4     35      2
    
    England 1st innings                                             R   M   B  4 6
    L Hutton                                 b Johnson             20            0
    C Washbrook           c Tallon           b Lindwall             8            0
    WJ Edrich                                b Lindwall             5  70        0
    DCS Compton           c Miller           b Johnston            53            0
    HE Dollery                               b Lindwall             0       2  0 0
    *NWD Yardley                             b Lindwall            44            0
    A Coxon                              c & b Johnson             19            0
    +TG Evans             c Miller           b Johnston             9            0
    JC Laker              c Tallon           b Johnson             28            0
    AV Bedser                                b Lindwall             9            0
    DVP Wright            not out                                  13            0
    Extras                (lb 3, nb 4)                              7
    Total                 (all out, 102.4 overs)                  215
    
    FoW: 1-17 (Washbrook), 2-32 (Hutton), 3-46 (Edrich),
         4-46 (Dollery), 5-133 (Compton), 6-134 (Yardley),
         7-145 (Evans), 8-186 (Coxon), 9-197 (Laker),
         10-215 (Bedser).
    
    Bowling                      O      M      R      W
    Lindwall                    27.4    7     70      5
    Johnston                    22      4     43      2
    Johnson                     35     13     72      3
    Toshack                     18     11     23      0
    
    Australia 2nd innings                                           R   M   B  4 6
    SG Barnes             c Washbrook        b Yardley            141 277     14 2
    AR Morris                                b Wright              62            1
    *DG Bradman           c Edrich           b Bedser              89 185 162 13 0
    AL Hassett                               b Yardley              0   1   1  0 0
    KR Miller             c Bedser           b Laker               74            1
    WA Brown              c Evans            b Coxon               32            0
    RR Lindwall           st Evans           b Laker               25            0
    IWG Johnson           not out                                   9            0
    Extras                (b 22, lb 5, nb 1)                       28
    Total                 (7 wickets declared, 130.2 overs)       460
    
    DNB: +D Tallon, WA Johnston, ERH Toshack.
    
    FoW: 1-122 (Morris), 2-296 (Barnes), 3-296 (Hassett),
         4-329 (Bradman), 5-416 (Brown), 6-445 (Miller),
         7-460 (Lindwall).
    
    Bowling                      O      M      R      W
    Bedser                      34      6    112      1
    Coxon                       28      3     82      1
    Edrich                       2      0     11      0
    Wright                      19      4     69      1
    Laker                       31.2    6    111      2
    Yardley                     13      4     36      2
    Compton                      3      0     11      0
    
    England 2nd innings (target: 596 runs)                          R   B   4  6
    L Hutton              c Johnson          b Lindwall            13          0
    C Washbrook           c Tallon           b Toshack             37          0
    WJ Edrich             c Johnson          b Toshack              2       0  0
    DCS Compton           c Miller           b Johnston            29          0
    HE Dollery                               b Lindwall            37          0
    *NWD Yardley                             b Toshack             11          0
    A Coxon               lbw                b Toshack              0   2   0  0
    +TG Evans             not out                                  24          0
    JC Laker                                 b Lindwall             0       0  0
    AV Bedser             c Hassett          b Johnston             9          0
    DVP Wright            c Lindwall         b Toshack              4          0
    Extras                (b 16, lb 4)                             20
    Total                 (all out, 78.1 overs)                   186
    
    FoW: 1-42 (Hutton), 2-52 (Edrich), 3-65 (Washbrook),
         4-106 (Compton), 5-133 (Yardley), 6-133 (Coxon),
         7-141 (Dollery), 8-141 (Laker), 9-158 (Bedser),
         10-186 (Wright).
    
    Bowling                      O      M      R      W
    Lindwall                    23      9     61      3
    Johnston                    33     15     62      2
    Johnson                      2      1      3      0
    Toshack                     20.1    6     40      5
    


  • Tour Index

    Team Pages: England, Australia.

    Ground Page: Lord's, London

    Australia Player Pages: SG Barnes, AR Morris, DG Bradman, AL Hassett, KR Miller, WA Brown, IWG Johnson, D Tallon, RR Lindwall, WA Johnston, ERH Toshack.

    England Player Pages: L Hutton, C Washbrook, WJ Edrich, DCS Compton, HE Dollery, NWD Yardley, A Coxon, TG Evans, JC Laker, AV Bedser, DVP Wright.

    Match Officials' Pages: D Davies, CN Woolley.

    Thanks: Travis, Vishal
     Contributed by Graham.Rose (grahamr@hadrian.bt.co.uk)  
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