Gentlemen of England v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1948
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 25th, 26th, 27th August 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralians won by an innings and 81 runs
UmpiresPT Mills, JA Smart
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 478/3 (Hassett 119*, Miller 59*)
Close of play day 2Gentlemen of England (1) 237/9 (Brown 10*, Griffith 13*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SG Barnesc Wooller b Bailey19      
WA Brownc Bailey b Wooller120  15-  
*DG Bradmanc Donnelly b Brown150  19-  
AL Hassettnot out200  18-  
KR Millerc Simpson b Wooller69      
SJE Loxtonc Griffith b Bailey17      
RA Hamencenot out24      
IWG Johnsondid not bat      
RR Lindwalldid not bat      
+RA Saggersdid not bat      
DT Ringdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 4 lb, 1 w)11
Total(5 wickets, declared, 159 overs)610
Fall of wickets:
1-40 (Barnes), 2-221 (Brown), 3-331 (Bradman), 4-488 (Miller), 5-532 (Loxton)
Gentlemen of England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey27   41122--
Wooller34   11312--
Palmer21   3580--
Edrich16   3490--
Yardley24   5880--
Brown27   012111-
Robins4   0220--
Donnelly6   0180--

Gentlemen of England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Simpsonc Brown b Johnson60      
WJ Edrichb Ring27      
CH Palmerc and b Johnson3      
MP Donnellylbw b Johnson15      
NWD Yardleyb Miller25      
FG Mannlbw b Lindwall7      
*RWV Robinsb Johnson30      
W Woollerc Johnson b Hamence11      
TE Baileyc Hamence b Ring20      
FR Brownc Hamence b Ring18      
+SC Griffithnot out13      
Extras(8 b, 8 lb)16
Total(all out, 87.3 overs)245
Fall of wickets:
1-55 (Edrich), 2-76 (Palmer), 3-102 (Donnelly), 4-121 (Simpson), 5-139 (Yardley), 6-153 (Mann), 7-170 (Wooller), 8-210 (Robins), 9-214 (Bailey), 10-245 (Brown, 87.3 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Miller7   3181--
Lindwall13   3391--
Johnson23   7604--
Hamence8   2231--
Barnes3   240--
Loxton8   2110--

Gentlemen of England second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Simpsonc Bradman b Ring27      
WJ Edrichc Saggers b Ring128 19522-  
CH Palmerb Miller29      
MP Donnellyc Barnes b Miller8      
NWD Yardleyb Ring18      
FG Mannc and b Ring0      
*RWV Robinsb Johnson19      
W Woollerc Loxton b Ring5      
TE Baileynot out14      
FR Brownc Brown b Johnson17      
+SC Griffithb Johnson0      
Extras(11 b, 7 lb, 1 w)19
Total(all out, 100.5 overs)284
Fall of wickets:
1-60 (Simpson), 2-173 (Palmer), 3-197 (Donnelly), 4-217 (Edrich), 5-217 (Mann), 6-228 (Yardley), 7-240 (Wooller), 8-263 (Robins), 9-284 (Brown), 10-284 (Griffith, 100.5 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Miller19   6582--
Loxton13   7260--
Hamence3   1180--
Ring32   87051-
Barnes5   0240--

--> Day 3 Lunch: Gentlemen of England (2) ?/? (Edrich 104*, [unknown] ?*)
--> WA Brown scored 1 five in the Australians first innings
--> DG Bradman (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 18
--> DG Bradman (1) passed 27500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 95
--> KR Miller (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 19
--> WJ Edrich (2) passed 18000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 28





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