1938 English cricket season

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The 1938 English cricket season was notable for England's remarkable total at The Oval with Len Hutton contributing a record 364.


Test series[edit]

England and Australia drew the series 1-1 with two matches drawn and one game abandoned without a ball being bowled. England won the famous match at The Oval in which they posted a record total of 903-7d and Len Hutton scored 364.

Leading batsmen[edit]

Don Bradman topped the averages with 2429 runs @ 115.66

Leading bowlers[edit]

Bill Bowes topped the averages with 121 wickets @ 15.23


Annual reviews[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Bill Frindall, The Wisden Book of Test Cricket 1877-1978, Wisden, 1979
  • Chris Harte, A History of Australian Cricket, Andre Deutsch, 1993
  • Ray Robinson, On Top Down Under, Cassell, 1975

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