Australia tour of England 1953

Jim de Courcy dies aged 73

Jim de Courcy, who played for Australia on the 1953 tour of England, died at Belmont, New South Wales, on June 20 at the age of 73

Australia tour of England, 1953

First Test Match

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA 1953

Toss: Australia

Statistics

The Ashes, 1953 (Australia in England Tests)

Australia tour of England, Apr-Sep 1953

Test matches

Crowds gather outside a radio shop in High Holborn listening to Test match broadcasts from The Oval
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The England side of the 1953 Ashes series
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Bill Johnston bowling in the nets at Lord's
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Arthur Morris drives while playing against East Molesley in Surrey
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Tour Results
Pearce's XI v Australians at Scarborough - Sep 9-11, 1953
Australians won by 2 wickets
Comb Srvcs v Australians at Kingston-upon-Thames - Sep 5-7, 1953
Australians won by an innings and 261 runs
South v Australians at Hastings - Sep 2-4, 1953
Australians won by an innings and 163 runs
Kent v Australians at Canterbury - Aug 29-Sep 1, 1953
Australians won by an innings and 176 runs
Gents Eng v Australians at Lord's - Aug 26-28, 1953
Australians won by 8 wickets
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