Warwickshire v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1948
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 4th, 5th, 6th August 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to field
ResultAustralians won by 9 wickets
UmpiresHG Baldwin, H Cruice
ScorersGC Austin (Warwickshire), WH Ferguson
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 90/2 (Bradman 20*, Hassett 3*)
Close of play day 2Warwickshire (2) 90/3 (Thompson 33*, Dollery 18*)

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JR Thompsonc McCool b Loxton17      
KA Taylorc McCool b Loxton10      
JS Ordst Saggers b Johnson6      
MP Donnellyb Johnston28      
HE Dollerylbw b Lindwall2      
AH Kardarc Saggers b Lindwall4      
*RH Maudsleyc Saggers b Lindwall0      
+RT Spoonerb Johnston20      
VHD Canningsnot out18      
TL Pritchardb Johnson14      
WE Hollieslbw b Johnson5      
Extras(12 b, 2 lb)14
Total(all out, 79.3 overs)138
Fall of wickets:
1-28 (Thompson), 2-29 (Taylor), 3-41 (Ord), 4-48 (Dollery), 5-52 (Kardar), 6-68 (Maudsley), 7-80 (Donnelly), 8-111 (Spooner), 9-126 (Pritchard), 10-138 (Hollies, 79.3 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall16   5273--
Johnston22   9412--
Loxton19   8272--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WA Brown hit wkt b Hollies33      
AR Morris hit wkt b Hollies32      
*DG Bradmanb Hollies31  3-  
AL Hassettlbw b Hollies68      
RN Harveyb Hollies0      
SJE Loxtonlbw b Kardar0      
CL McCoolc Dollery b Kardar19      
RR Lindwallc Maudsley b Hollies45      
IWG Johnsonnot out13      
+RA Saggersb Hollies0      
WA Johnstonb Hollies6      
Extras(3 b, 4 lb)7
Total(all out, 101.5 overs)254
Fall of wickets:
1-50 (Morris), 2-87 (Brown), 3-116 (Bradman), 4-116 (Harvey), 5-117 (Loxton), 6-161 (McCool), 7-231 (Hassett), 8-236 (Lindwall), 9-236 (Saggers), 10-254 (Johnston, 101.5 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pritchard16   4350--
Cannings10   2300--
Kardar32   11752--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JR Thompsonc and b McCool35      
KA Taylorc McCool b Lindwall0      
JS Ordb Johnston24      
MP Donnellyc and b McCool6      
HE Dolleryrun out24      
AH Kardarb Johnston15      
*RH Maudsleyc Johnson b McCool9      
+RT Spoonernot out13      
VHD Canningsb Johnston4      
TL Pritchardc Bradman b Johnston0      
WE Holliesc Loxton b McCool5      
Extras(16 b, 4 lb)20
Total(all out, 85.5 overs)155
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (Taylor), 2-39 (Ord), 3-46 (Donnelly), 4-98 (Dollery), 5-98 (Thompson), 6-118 (Kardar), 7-132 (Maudsley), 8-147 (Cannings), 9-149 (Pritchard), 10-155 (Hollies, 85.5 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall12   2321--
Johnston39   23324--
Loxton6   0150--
Johnson1   100--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WA Brownlbw b Hollies7      
AR Morrisnot out20      
*DG Bradmannot out13  1-  
AL Hassettdid not bat      
RN Harveydid not bat      
SJE Loxtondid not bat      
CL McCooldid not bat      
RR Lindwalldid not bat      
IWG Johnsondid not bat      
+RA Saggersdid not bat      
WA Johnstondid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(1 wicket, 11.4 overs)41
Fall of wickets:
1-18 (Brown)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pritchard2   070--
Cannings3   160--
Hollies4   0171--

--> AL Hassett (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 3
--> JR Thompson (2) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10
--> SJE Loxton reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed KA Taylor, his 2nd wicket in the Warwickshire first innings
--> WE Hollies reached 1150 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed WA Brown, his 1st wicket in the Australians second innings





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