Kent v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1948
VenueSt Lawrence Ground, Canterbury on 21st, 23rd August 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralians won by an innings and 186 runs
UmpiresCAR Coleman, A Lockett
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 293/4 (Loxton 15*, Hamence 1*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WA Brownc Evans b Ridgway106 26010-  
AR Morrisc Evans b Dovey43      
*DG Bradmanc Valentine b Crush65      
RN Harveyb Ridgway60      
SJE Loxtonc Valentine b Dovey16      
RA Hamencec Ames b Ridgway38      
CL McCoolb Crush0      
IWG Johnsonlbw b Todd15      
RR Lindwallc Ames b Dovey5      
+RA Saggersc Ridgway b Dovey8      
WA Johnstonnot out2      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(all out, 133.3 overs)361
Fall of wickets:
1-64 (Morris), 2-168 (Bradman), 3-272 (Brown), 4-283 (Harvey), 5-295 (Loxton), 6-297 (McCool), 7-328 (Johnson), 8-339 (Lindwall), 9-353 (Hamence), 10-361 (Saggers, 133.3 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway41   101193--
Crush15   1822--
Todd17   3511--
Davies10   5160--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Toddb Lindwall0      
AE Faggb Johnston0      
LEG Amesc Saggers b Johnston11      
HA Pawsonb Lindwall1      
JGW Daviesnot out21      
*BH Valentinec McCool b Johnston0      
P Hearnb McCool15      
+TG Evansb Loxton1      
E Crushb Loxton0      
RR Doveyb McCool0      
F Ridgwayb Loxton0      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(all out, 23 overs)51
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Todd), 2-11 (Fagg), 3-12 (Pawson), 4-14 (Ames), 5-16 (Valentine), 6-48 (Hearn), 7-49 (Evans), 8-49 (Crush), 9-50 (Dovey), 10-51 (Ridgway, 23 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall7   1162--
Johnston6   2103--
McCool5   0132--
Loxton5   1103--

Kent second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggb Lindwall16      
JGW Daviesc McCool b Loxton0      
LEG Amesc Saggers b Lindwall6      
HA Pawsonc Loxton b Lindwall35      
*BH Valentineb Lindwall5      
P Hearnb Johnston3      
+TG Evansrun out49      
E Crushst Saggers b Johnson1      
RR Doveyst Saggers b Johnson2      
F Ridgwaynot out5      
LJ Toddabsent hurt
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(all out, 32.5 overs)124
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Davies), 2-20 (Ames), 3-31 (Fagg), 4-37 (Valentine), 5-45 (Hearn), 6-116 (Evans), 7-116 (Pawson), 8-119 (Dovey), 9-124 (Crush, 32.5 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall8   1254--
Johnston9   2281--
Loxton6   0121--
McCool5   0420--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> SJE Loxton achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Kent first innings (previous best was 3-13)





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