Western Australia v Australian XI
Other First-Class matches in Australia 1947/48
VenueWestern Australia Cricket Association Ground, Perth on 13th, 15th, 16th March 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over8
TossWestern Australia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJP Robbins, ET Tonkinson
Close of play day 1Western Australia (1) 289/8 (Rigg 21*, Puckett 2*)
Close of play day 2Australian XI (1) 257/3 (Miller 0*, Harvey 0*)

Western Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AR Edwardsc Brown b Miller57107828- 
*DK Carmodyc Saggers b Johnson1547452- 
TM Outridgec Saggers b Miller921271- 
MU Herbertc and b Johnston12238-- 
AD Wattb Johnston3283681- 
CW Langdonb McCool11223018816- 
BA Riggc Johnson b Toshack651681325- 
+GT Kesseylbw b Toshack31213-- 
TE O'Dwyerc Miller b Johnson3154453- 
CW Puckettb McCool1460671- 
KR Cummingnot out345-- 
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 1 w)6
Total(all out, 356 minutes, 100.7 overs)348
Fall of wickets:
1-36 (Carmody), 2-73 (Outridge), 3-82 (Edwards), 4-87 (Herbert), 5-138 (Watt), 6-157 (Kessey), 7-228 (O'Dwyer), 8-286 (Langdon), 9-342 (Rigg), 10-348 (Puckett, 100.7 ov)
Australian XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Miller18   63621-
Johnston21   3572--
Toshack23   2622--
Johnson20   3722--

Australian XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WA Brownc Cumming b Rigg96767-- 
AR Morrisc sub (AW Dick) b Langdon11523021415- 
*DG Bradmanc Outridge b O'Dwyer11516614116- 
KR Millerc Kessey b Watt431321233- 
RN Harveyrun out (Rigg)791601368- 
RA Hamencenot out3399815- 
CL McCoolc Watt b O'Dwyer1851372- 
IWG Johnsonc sub (AW Dick) b O'Dwyer1126201- 
+RA Saggersnot out014-- 
WA Johnstondid not bat      
ERH Toshackdid not bat      
Extras(12 b, 7 lb)19
Total(7 wickets, declared, 417 minutes, 114.4 overs)442
Fall of wickets:
1-48 (Brown), 2-249 (Bradman), 3-255 (Morris), 4-367 (Miller), 5-383 (Harvey), 6-416 (McCool), 7-436 (Johnson)
Western Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cumming29   9600--
Rigg7   0651--
O'Dwyer23   4993--
Herbert27   31270--
Watt8   1361--
Langdon5   0171--

Western Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DK Carmodyb Miller5631- 
AR Edwardsnot out2155652- 
TM Outridgeb McCool2249303- 
BA Riggb Johnson63021-- 
AD Wattnot out145-- 
MU Herbertdid not bat      
CW Langdondid not bat      
+GT Kesseydid not bat      
TE O'Dwyerdid not bat      
CW Puckettdid not bat      
KR Cummingdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 1 lb)7
Total(3 wickets, 65 minutes, 18 overs)62
Fall of wickets:
1-6 (Carmody), 2-43 (Outridge), 3-60 (Rigg)
Australian XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Miller3   0121--
Johnston4   0140--
Johnson6   291--
McCool5   0201--

--> AR Edwards (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 12
--> CW Langdon (1) passed his previous highest score of 70 in first-class matches
--> BA Rigg (1) passed his previous highest score of 54 in first-class matches
--> AR Morris (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 108
--> RN Harvey (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 42
--> KR Miller reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed DK Carmody, his 1st wicket in the Western Australia second innings
--> BA Rigg retired hurt in the Western Australia first innings having scored 5 (team score 149/5) - he returned when the score was 228/7

12th Men: AW Dick (WA) and SJE Loxton (Aust)
Crowds: 14500, 13200, 2800. Total: 30,500. Receipts: 3,551 pounds





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