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August 2005

The Way It Was

Jul 20, 2005: Alan Townsend relives with Stephen Chalke his 130-mile round trip by bike as a 12-year-old to see the Headingley Test of 1934

Wisden Cricket Monthly, June 1981

'It all came down to the follow-on'

Jul 18, 2005: Les Ames, England's famous pre-war batsman­wicketkeeper, recalls the 1934 Lord's Tes

England v Australia, 2nd Test, Lord's, June 1934

Aussies bamboozled

Mar 4, 2005: The last time England beat Australia in a Lord's Test was in 1934

Fifth Test match

England v Australia 1934

1935: Toss: Australia

Fourth Test match

England v Australia 1934

1935: Just as at Lord's rain came to damage the wicket and ruin Australia's chance of making an even fight of it, so in the fourth Test match on the Headingly ground at Leeds did one of the shortest but heaviest rainstorms seen at a cricket match for years

Third Test match

England v Australia 1934

1935: Played at Manchester, Friday, Saturday, Monday, Tuesday, July 6, 7, 9, 10

Second Test match

England v Australia 1934.

1935: Toss: England

First Test match

England v Australia 1934

1935: Australia began the series of Test matches with a splendid victory by 238 runs

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Series Results
England v Australia at The Oval - Aug 18-22, 1934
Australia won by 562 runs
England v Australia at Leeds - Jul 20-24, 1934
Match drawn
England v Australia at Manchester - Jul 6-10, 1934
Match drawn
England v Australia at Lord's - Jun 22-25, 1934
England won by an innings and 38 runs
England v Australia at Nottingham - Jun 8-12, 1934
Australia won by 238 runs
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