Combined Services v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1953
VenueHawker's Sports Ground, Kingston-upon-Thames on 5th, 7th September 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralians won by an innings and 261 runs
UmpiresFS Lee, GS Mobey
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 592/4 (Miller 262*, Craig 71*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldb Spencer16      
*AR Morrisb Spencer0      
KR Millernot out262      
RN Harveyb Shirreff25      
JH de Courcyc Spencer b Shirreff204      
ID Craignot out71      
R Benauddid not bat      
RR Lindwalldid not bat      
DT Ringdid not bat      
+D Tallondid not bat      
JC Hilldid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 6 lb, 1 nb)14
Total(4 wickets, declared, 119 overs)592
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-29, 3-89, 4-466
Combined Services bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman14   2950--
Spencer19   01062--
Shirreff33   11472--
Wells17   4790--
Horton17   3530--
Tordoff15   2680--
Ainsworth3   0200--
Parnaby1   0100--

Combined Services first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AH Parnabyc Tallon b Ring29      
AC Waltonb Miller0      
GG Tordoffb Miller14      
*MLY Ainsworthc Craig b Ring20      
AC Shirreffc Lindwall b Ring15      
ACD Ingleby-Mackenzielbw b Benaud22      
MJ Hortonc sub b Benaud45      
+MD Fennerb Lindwall1      
CT Spencerb Lindwall4      
FS Truemanb Miller6      
BD Wellsnot out0      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(all out, 52 overs)161
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-26, 3-54, 4-74, 5-89, 6-140, 7-141, 8-147, 9-157, 10-161 (52 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall16   1442--
Miller8   4173--
Hill5   0110--
Ring11   0403--
Benaud12   1442--

Combined Services second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
AH Parnabylbw b Hill7      
MJ Hortonb Lindwall0      
GG Tordoffb Miller15      
*MLY Ainsworthb Hill2      
AC Shirreffc and b Benaud27      
AC Waltonb Benaud2      
ACD Ingleby-Mackenzieb Hill66      
+MD Fennerb Hill28      
CT Spencerb Hill4      
FS Truemannot out6      
BD Wellsb Hill0      
Extras(10 b, 3 lb)13
Total(all out, 55.4 overs)170
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-24, 3-24, 4-43, 5-63, 6-77, 7-151, 8-155, 9-170, 10-170 (55.4 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall5   1151--
Miller12   2411--
Benaud17   3672--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> KR Miller (1) passed his previous highest score of 220 in first-class matches
--> JH de Courcy (1) passed his previous highest score of 164 in first-class matches
--> JH de Courcy (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 194
--> DT Ring made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> AC Walton made his debut in first-class matches
--> MJ Horton (1) passed his previous highest score of 37 in first-class matches
--> AH Parnaby made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> DT Ring reached 450 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Combined Services first innings





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