Australia tour of England, Tour Match: TN Pearce's XI v Australians at Scarborough, Sep 9-11, 1953
Australians won by 2 wickets
9,10,11 September 1953 (3-day match)
  TN Pearce's XI 1st innings R
L Hutton c †Langley b Hill 49
RT Simpson c Craig b Johnston 86
TW Graveney run out 24
PBH May lbw b Hill 29
WJ Edrich b Johnston 5
NWD Yardley* b Hill 6
TE Bailey lbw b Benaud 35
TG Evans c Hassett b Hill 10
AV Bedser c Craig b Benaud 40
JH Wardle not out 17
R Tattersall lbw b Benaud 4
Extras (b 13, lb 2) 15
  Total (all out; 82.2 overs) 320 (3.88 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  WA Johnston 26 4 93 2 3.57
  AK Davidson 11 3 27 0 2.45
  R Benaud 17.2 1 98 3 5.65
  JC Hill 24 6 65 4 2.70
  AL Hassett 3 0 17 0 5.66
  AR Morris 1 0 5 0 5.00
  Australians 1st innings R
R Benaud c & b Bedser 29
AR Morris b Tattersall 20
GB Hole run out 52
ID Craig lbw b Wardle 9
AL Hassett* c Yardley b Bailey 74
RN Harvey b Tattersall 41
JH de Courcy lbw b Tattersall 0
AK Davidson c Wardle b Bedser 39
GRA Langley b Bedser 25
JC Hill c Edrich b Bedser 18
WA Johnston not out 0
Extras (b 9, lb 1) 10
  Total (all out; 83.5 overs) 317 (3.78 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  AV Bedser 22.5 6 66 4 2.89
  TE Bailey 15 2 74 1 4.93
  R Tattersall 24 4 70 3 2.91
  JH Wardle 22 3 97 1 4.40
  TN Pearce's XI 2nd innings R
L Hutton st †Langley b Hassett 102
RT Simpson c Craig b Johnston 12
TW Graveney c Hassett b Hill 66
PBH May c Hassett b Hill 43
WJ Edrich c †Langley b Davidson 33
NWD Yardley* c Benaud b Davidson 19
TE Bailey not out 24
TG Evans st †Langley b Hill 1
JH Wardle st †Langley b Davidson 10
Extras (b 4, lb 2) 6
  Total (8 wickets dec; 66.3 overs) 316 (4.75 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  WA Johnston 14 1 71 1 5.07
  AK Davidson 22.3 5 72 3 3.20
  R Benaud 8 0 41 0 5.12
  JC Hill 15 2 94 3 6.26
  AL Hassett 5 0 18 1 3.60
  GB Hole 2 0 14 0 7.00
  Australians 2nd innings (target: 320 runs) R M 4s 6s
R Benaud c May b Bedser 135 110 9 11
AR Morris b Tattersall 70
GB Hole c & b Bedser 26
ID Craig c Tattersall b Bedser 2
JH de Courcy b Wardle 8
RN Harvey lbw b Wardle 3
AL Hassett* c †Evans b Bedser 25
AK Davidson not out 27
GRA Langley c Wardle b Bedser 9
JC Hill not out 9
Extras (b 4, lb 6, nb 1) 11
  Total (8 wickets; 69.5 overs) 325 (4.65 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  AV Bedser 26.5 3 86 5 3.20
  TE Bailey 7 1 23 0 3.28
  R Tattersall 13 1 98 1 7.53
  JH Wardle 23 2 107 2 4.65

Match details


Toss - TN Pearce's XI, who chose to bat
Umpires - HG Baldwin and Harold Elliott
Close of play
  • Wed, 9 Sep - day 1 - Australians 1st innings 52/1 (AR Morris 16*, GB Hole 12*)
  • Thu, 10 Sep - day 2 - TN Pearce's XI 2nd innings 167/2 (TW Graveney 52*)
  • Fri, 11 Sep - day 3 - Australians 2nd innings 325/8 (69.5 ov) - end of match
 
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