Australia tour of England 1930

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The Australian team in England 1930

Coming to England while the experience of four consecutive defeats in Test Matches in their own land was still fresh in their memories, the seventeenth Australian team to visit this country accomplished a very fine performance

Fifth Test match

England v Australia 1930

Toss: England.

Fourth Test match

England v Australia 1930

Interfered with by rain to a much greater extent than was the case in the game at Leeds, the fourth Test Match had also to be left drawn


The Ashes, 1930 (Australia in England Tests)

Australia tour of England, Apr-Sep 1930

Test matches

Bill Woodfull and Percy Chapman at the toss
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A sign encourages spectators to rent cushions for their seats
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Donald Bradman steers one through the off side
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Donald Bradman takes in the applause after reaching 300
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A sign exhorts spectators to hire a cushion
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Umpires Joe Hardstaff and Bill Parry
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Tour Results
England v Australia at The Oval - Aug 16-22, 1930
Australia won by an innings and 39 runs
England v Australia at Manchester - Jul 25-29, 1930
Match drawn
England v Australia at Leeds - Jul 11-15, 1930
Match drawn
England v Australia at Lord's - Jun 27-Jul 1, 1930
Australia won by 7 wickets
England v Australia at Nottingham - Jun 13-17, 1930
England won by 93 runs
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