Australia tour of England, Tour Match: Minor Counties v Australians at Stoke-on-Trent, May 23-25, 1953
Australians won by an innings and 171 runs
23,25 May 1953 (3-day match)
  Australians 1st innings R
CC McDonald lbw b Coomb 13
R Benaud b Taylor 20
RN Harvey b Coomb 109
AL Hassett* lbw b Taylor 32
ID Craig c Langdale b Taylor 7
JH de Courcy lbw b Taylor 40
RG Archer c & b Taylor 24
AK Davidson run out 29
D Tallon c & b Johns 0
RR Lindwall c Taylor b Langdale 1
WA Johnston not out 0
Extras (b 8, lb 6) 14
  Total (all out; 99 overs) 289 (2.91 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  F Taylor 39 13 71 5 1.82
  AG Coomb 20 2 53 2 2.65
  CA Pickett 13 2 54 0 4.15
  GR Langdale 10 0 42 1 4.20
  DFV Johns 17 2 55 1 3.23
  Minor Counties 1st innings R
GLB August c Lindwall b Johnston 3
JG Keeler c McDonald b Johnston 1
C Lee b Lindwall 0
DFV Johns lbw b Lindwall 0
GWL Courtenay b Lindwall 2
JA Cockett b Lindwall 0
GR Langdale b Johnston 13
BA Barnett*† b Lindwall 12
AG Coomb b Lindwall 4
CA Pickett not out 7
F Taylor b Lindwall 8
Extras (b 3, lb 3) 6
  Total (all out; 24.4 overs) 56 (2.27 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RR Lindwall 10.4 2 20 7 1.87
  WA Johnston 11 6 20 3 1.81
  RG Archer 2 0 5 0 2.50
  AK Davidson 1 0 5 0 5.00
  Minor Counties 2nd innings (following on) R
GLB August run out 0
JG Keeler b Archer 10
C Lee c de Courcy b Benaud 23
DFV Johns c Hassett b Archer 4
GWL Courtenay st †Tallon b Benaud 0
JA Cockett b Archer 0
GR Langdale c †Tallon b Archer 1
BA Barnett*† b Benaud 6
AG Coomb not out 9
CA Pickett b Benaud 3
F Taylor st †Tallon b Benaud 0
Extras (b 4, lb 2) 6
  Total (all out; 24 overs) 62 (2.58 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RG Archer 12 5 25 4 2.08
  AK Davidson 5 1 18 0 3.60
  R Benaud 7 2 13 5 1.85

Match details


Toss - Australians, who chose to bat
Umpires - C Fairservice and TS Jennings
Close of play
  • Sat, 23 May - day 1 - Minor Counties 1st innings 27/6 (GR Langdale 10*, BA Barnett 5*)
  • Sun, 24 May - rest day
  • Mon, 25 May - day 2 - Minor Counties 2nd innings 62 (24 ov) - end of match
 
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