Australia tour of England 1938

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The Australian team in England 1938

The visit of the Australian team coincided with a marked revival in English cricket, several young players of high merit coming to the front

Fifth Test match

England v Australia 1938

Toss: England

Fourth Test match

England v Australia 1938

At Leeds, July 22, 23, 25

Statistics

The Ashes, 1938 (Australia in England Tests)

Australia tour of England, Apr-Sep 1938

Test matches

Oval groundsman Bosser Martin with his heavy roller
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Len Hutton nudges the ball behind square
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Len Hutton hits out during his 364
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Photographers use a long-focus camera from a rooftop at The Oval
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Len Hutton and Maurice Leyland scored unbeaten centuries
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Young spectators entertain themselves during the tea break by building a hat tower
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Tour Results
HDG LG XI v Australians at Scarborough - Sep 10-13, 1938
HDG LG XI won by 10 wickets
England XI v Australians at Folkestone - Sep 3-6, 1938
Match drawn
England XI v Australians at Blackpool - Aug 31-Sep 1, 1938
Australians won by 10 wickets
Sussex v Australians at Hove - Aug 27-30, 1938
Match drawn
England v Australia at The Oval - Aug 20-24, 1938
England won by an innings and 579 runs
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