Gentlemen of England v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1953
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 26th, 27th, 28th August 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGentlemen of England won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralians won by 8 wickets
UmpiresD Davies, GS Mobey
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 95/6 (Benaud 21*)
Close of play day 2Gentlemen of England (2) 237/7 (Cowdrey 46*, Brennan 15*)

Gentlemen of England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Simpsonlbw b Lindwall5     
DS Sheppardc Langley b Ring39     
WJ Edrichlbw b Ring22     
PBH May hit wkt b Johnston14     
MC Cowdreyc Lindwall b Benaud50     
CH Palmerlbw b Lindwall3     
*TE Baileyb Benaud11     
W Woollerc McDonald b Benaud0     
+DV Brennanb Archer6     
RG Marlarb Benaud0     
GH Chestertonnot out0     
Extras(5 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 73.4 overs)157
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-51, 3-84, 4-86, 5-95, 6-133, 7-137, 8-157, 9-157, 10-157 (73.4 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall13   5332--
Johnston13   5211--
Archer19   6341--
Ring24   10422--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AR Morrisc May b Chesterton12     
CC McDonaldlbw b Chesterton15     
KR Millerlbw b Bailey14     
RN Harveyb Bailey16     
ID Craigb Marlar14     
R Benaudb Marlar25     
RG Archerb Marlar3     
RR Lindwallb Marlar4     
DT Ringb Bailey5     
+GRA Langleyb Marlar15     
WA Johnstonnot out27     
Extras(4 b)4
Total(all out, 60.4 overs)154
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-36, 3-52, 4-59, 5-91, 6-95, 7-101, 8-108, 9-108, 10-154 (60.4 ov)
Gentlemen of England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey14   1353--
Wooller13   1350--
Chesterton13   2312--
Palmer6   280--

Gentlemen of England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Simpsonc Langley b Miller5     
DS Sheppardc sub b Archer34     
WJ Edrichlbw b Lindwall75     
PBH Mayc Harvey b Johnston50     
MC Cowdreyc Craig b Johnston57     
CH Palmerb Lindwall5     
*TE Baileylbw b Lindwall4     
W Woollerc Langley b Miller1     
+DV Brennanb Lindwall16     
RG Marlarb Lindwall0     
GH Chestertonnot out0     
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 100 overs)249
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-77, 3-150, 4-177, 5-199, 6-211, 7-218, 8-249, 9-249, 10-249 (100 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall30   8685--
Johnston20   7462--
Archer12   1331--
Ring1   010--
Benaud11   0400--
Miller26   6592--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldb Marlar25     
*AR Morrisnot out126     
KR Millerc Chesterton b Wooller67     
RN Harveynot out30     
ID Craigdid not bat      
R Benauddid not bat      
RG Archerdid not bat      
RR Lindwalldid not bat      
DT Ringdid not bat      
+GRA Langleydid not bat      
WA Johnstondid not bat      
Extras(5 lb)5
Total(2 wickets, 77.2 overs)253
Fall of wickets:
1-72, 2-183
Gentlemen of England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey19   1500--
Wooller10   1401--
Palmer10   5290--
Marlar29   10801--
Edrich1   060--

--> CC McDonald (2) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 25
--> WA Johnston reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Gentlemen of England first innings
--> RG Marlar reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Australians first innings





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