Lancashire v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1948
VenueOld Trafford, Manchester on 26th, 27th, 28th May 1948 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresH Elliott, CN Woolley
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2Lancashire (1) 108/3 (GA Edrich 32*, Cranston 5*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SG Barnesc Cranston b Hilton31    
AR Morrisc EH Edrich b Pollard22    
*DG Bradmanb Hilton11    
IWG Johnsonlbw b Hilton5    
SJE Loxtonb Roberts39    
RN Harveyb Roberts36    
RA Hamenceb Pollard2    
+RA Saggersnot out22    
RR Lindwallc Lawton b Hilton0    
WA Johnstonb Pollard24    
ERH Toshackb Roberts4    
Extras(6 b, 2 lb)8
Total(all out, 69.4 overs)204
Fall of wickets:
1-37 (Morris), 2-58 (Bradman), 3-72 (Johnson), 4-75 (Barnes), 5-136 (Loxton), 6-145 (Hamence), 7-167 (Harvey), 8-170 (Lindwall), 9-195 (Johnston), 10-204 (Toshack, 69.4 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pollard20   8373--
Lawton9   4210--
Hilton19   4814--

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
C Washbrooklbw b Toshack33    
W Placec Lindwall b Toshack24    
GA Edrichb Johnston55    
JT Ikinlbw b Lindwall7    
*K Cranstonb Lindwall14    
+EH Edrichb Johnston5    
A Whartonc Johnston b Lindwall24    
R Pollardc Hamence b Johnston4    
WB Robertsst Saggers b Johnston1    
W Lawtonb Johnston0    
MJ Hiltonnot out0    
Extras(11 b, 4 lb)15
Total(all out, 92.3 overs)182
Fall of wickets:
1-48 (Washbrook), 2-57 (Place), 3-91 (Ikin), 4-129 (Cranston), 5-144 (EH Edrich), 6-151 (GA Edrich), 7-161 (Pollard), 8-172 (Roberts), 9-180 (Lawton), 10-182 (Wharton, 92.3 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Johnston29   14495--
Toshack28   8402--
Johnson8   2160--
Loxton8   1180--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SG Barnesc Roberts b Cranston31    
AR Morrisc GA Edrich b Pollard5    
*DG Bradmanst EH Edrich b Hilton43    
SJE Loxtonrun out52    
RN Harveynot out76    
RA Hamencenot out49    
IWG Johnsondid not bat 
+RA Saggersdid not bat 
RR Lindwalldid not bat 
WA Johnstondid not bat 
ERH Toshackdid not bat 
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(4 wickets, 67 overs)259
Fall of wickets:
1-25 (Morris), 2-51 (Barnes), 3-125 (Bradman), 4-137 (Loxton)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pollard12   2481--
Lawton8   1430--
Cranston9   1401--
Hilton13   0541--
Roberts14   3350--
Wharton7   1200--
Ikin4   0160--

--> WA Johnston (1) passed his previous highest First-Class Matches score of 23
--> K Cranston (1) passed 2000 runs in First-Class Matches when he reached 2
--> W Lawton made his debut in First-Class Matches
--> MJ Hilton achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class Matches when he dismissed IWG Johnson in the Australians first innings (previous best was 1-26)

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