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The Oval grind of 1938

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1939

Calling time on eternity

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The day the record went

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Fifth Test match

England v Australia 1938

1939: Toss: England

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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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