England v Australia
Australia in British Isles 1953 (2nd Test)
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 25th, 26th, 27th, 29th, 30th June 1953 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresHG Baldwin, FS Lee
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 261/5 (Davidson 17*, Ring 10*)
Close of play day 2England (1) 177/1 (Hutton 83*, Graveney 78*)
Close of play day 3Australia (2) 96/1 (Morris 35*, Miller 58*)
Close of play day 4England (2) 20/3 (Compton 5*, Watson 3*)

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AL Hassettc Bailey b Bedser10425329612-  
AR Morrisst Evans b Bedser3090823-  
RN Harveylbw b Bedser591391794-  
KR Millerb Wardle25617031  
GB Holec Compton b Wardle1343452-  
R Benaudlbw b Wardle065--  
AK Davidsonc Statham b Bedser76144161131  
DT Ringlbw b Wardle1845453-  
RR Lindwallb Statham946511-  
+GRA Langleyc Watson b Bedser153--  
WA Johnstonnot out31523--  
Extras(4 b, 4 lb)8
Total(all out, 140.4 overs)346
Fall of wickets:
1-65 (Morris), 2-190 (Harvey), 3-225 (Miller), 4-229 (Benaud), 5-240 (Hole), 6-280 (Ring), 7-291 (Hassett), 8-330 (Lindwall), 9-331 (Langley), 10-346 (Davidson, 140.4 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham28   7481--
Brown25   7530--
Bailey16   2550--
Wardle29   8774--

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*L Huttonc Hole b Johnston14531232516-  
D Kenyonc Davidson b Lindwall3710--  
TW Graveneyb Lindwall7819020812-  
DCS Comptonc Hole b Benaud571181139-  
W Watsonst Langley b Johnston412141-  
TE Baileyc and b Miller23449--  
FR Brownc Langley b Lindwall2214184-  
+TG Evansb Lindwall011--  
JH Wardleb Davidson2345532-  
AV Bedserb Lindwall178--  
JB Stathamnot out1728303-  
Extras(11 b, 1 lb, 7 nb, 1 w)20
Total(all out, 126.5 overs)372
Fall of wickets:
1-9 (Kenyon), 2-177 (Graveney), 3-279 (Hutton), 4-291 (Watson), 5-301 (Compton), 6-328 (Brown), 7-328 (Evans), 8-332 (Bailey), 9-341 (Bedser), 10-372 (Wardle, 126.5 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall23   4665--
Miller25   6571--
Johnston35   11912--
Ring14   2430--
Benaud19   4701--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AL Hassettc Evans b Statham378--  
AR Morrisc Statham b Compton8919621013-  
KR Millerb Wardle109271292141  
RN Harveyb Bedser2155673-  
GB Holelbw b Brown471161047-  
R Benaudc Graveney b Bedser518201-  
AK Davidsonc and b Brown1534443-  
DT Ringlbw b Brown722201-  
RR Lindwallb Bedser50505062  
+GRA Langleyb Brown926392-  
WA Johnstonnot out0510--  
Extras(8 b, 5 lb)13
Total(all out, 132.5 overs)368
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (Hassett), 2-168 (Morris), 3-227 (Harvey), 4-235 (Miller), 5-248 (Benaud), 6-296 (Davidson), 7-305 (Hole), 8-308 (Ring), 9-362 (Langley), 10-368 (Lindwall, 132.5 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham15   3401--
Wardle46   181111--
Brown27   4824--
Bailey10   4240--
Compton3   0211--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*L Huttonc Hole b Lindwall51620--  
D Kenyonc Hassett b Lindwall2510--  
TW Graveneyc Langley b Johnston21113--  
DCS Comptonlbw b Johnston33851013-  
W Watsonc Hole b Ring10935134616-  
TE Baileyc Benaud b Ring7122425711-  
FR Brownc Hole b Benaud2837354-  
+TG Evansnot out113331--  
JH Wardlenot out042--  
AV Bedserdid not bat      
JB Stathamdid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 6 lb, 6 nb, 2 w)21
Total(7 wickets, 126 overs)282
Fall of wickets:
1-6 (Kenyon), 2-10 (Hutton), 3-12 (Graveney), 4-73 (Compton), 5-236 (Watson), 6-246 (Bailey), 7-282 (Brown)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall19   3262--
Johnston29   10702--
Ring29   5842--
Miller17   8170--
Benaud17   6511--
Davidson14   5130--
Hole1   100--

--> AL Hassett (1) passed 16000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 86
--> RN Harvey (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 12
--> L Hutton (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 43
--> TW Graveney (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 60
--> KR Miller (2) passed 2000 runs in Test matches when he reached 21
--> DT Ring made his last appearance in Test matches
--> W Watson (2) passed his previous highest score of 79 in Test matches
--> W Watson (2) made his first century in Test matches
--> FR Brown made his last appearance in Test matches
--> GRA Langley made his debut in England in Test matches
--> JH Wardle achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed DT Ring in the Australia first innings (previous best was 3-46)
--> AV Bedser reached 200 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed GRA Langley, his 4th wicket in the Australia first innings
--> AL Hassett retired hurt in the Australia first innings having scored 101 (team score 201/2) - he returned when the score was 280/6





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