South v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1953
VenueCentral Recreation Ground, Hastings on 2nd, 3rd, 4th September 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSouth won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralians won by an innings and 163 runs
UmpiresJJ Hills, AE Pothecary
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 46/0 (Hassett 38*, McDonald 6*)
Close of play day 2Australians (1) 564/9d

South first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonlbw b Johnston6      
PE Richardsonb Miller30      
GM Emmettc Langley b Archer1      
DCS Comptonc Harvey b Johnston81      
D Brookesb Davidson4      
+RT Spoonerb Johnston29      
*CH Palmerb Johnston11      
RTD Perksc Harvey b Johnston14      
DVP Wrightlbw b Davidson0      
AE Mossc Hassett b Johnston7      
JA Youngnot out1      
Extras(6 b, 8 lb)14
Total(all out, 67.3 overs)198
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-7, 3-84, 4-116, 5-128, 6-158, 7-176, 8-184, 9-195, 10-198 (67.3 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Archer6   2201--
Davidson19   3342--
Hill6   1220--
Miller9   2311--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AL Hassettc Compton b Wright106      
CC McDonaldb Palmer125      
KR Millerlbw b Wright9      
RN Harveyrun out21      
JH de Courcyc Compton b Moss118      
ID Craigc Spooner b Moss6      
RG Archerc Young b Wright20      
AK Davidsonnot out85      
+GRA Langleyc Perks b Young39      
JC Hillb Moss5      
WA Johnstonnot out5      
Extras(9 b, 15 lb, 1 nb)25
Total(9 wickets, declared, 111.3 overs)564
Fall of wickets:
1-151, 2-161, 3-188, 4-380, 5-397, 6-416, 7-454, 8-541, 9-557
South bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss24   31113--
Perks29   81130--
Wright19   01183--
Palmer18   7521--
Compton7   0490--

South second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Davidson b Hill26      
PE Richardsonc McDonald b Johnston90      
GM Emmettlbw b Hill7      
DCS Comptonst Langley b Hill19      
D Brookesc Archer b Hassett2      
+RT Spoonerst Langley b Hassett15      
*CH Palmerc Archer b Johnston12      
RTD Perksc Hill b Johnston14      
DVP Wrightb Hill5      
AE Mossnot out0      
JA Youngabsent ill
Extras(12 b, 1 lb)13
Total(all out, 57.3 overs)203
Fall of wickets:
1-59, 2-79, 3-121, 4-142, 5-166, 6-176, 7-194, 8-199, 9-203 (57.3 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Archer3   0120--
Johnston16   4473--
Davidson4   0240--
Miller3   170--
Hassett9   1242--

--> DCS Compton (1) passed 31000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 49
--> RN Harvey (1) passed 9500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10
--> JH de Courcy (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 116
--> JC Hill reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the South second innings





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