Australia tour of England, Tour Match: Essex v Australians at Southend-on-Sea, Aug 12-13, 1953
Australians won by an innings and 212 runs
12,13 August 1953 (3-day match)
  Australians 1st innings R
AR Morris* c Vigar b Preston 33
GB Hole c †Gibb b Watkins 89
RN Harvey lbw b Smith 3
JH de Courcy lbw b Bailey 164
ID Craig lbw b Bailey 22
AK Davidson lbw b Greensmith 58
R Benaud c Preston b Watkins 67
RG Archer not out 28
DT Ring not out 1
Extras (b 5, lb 7) 12
  Total (7 wickets dec; 102 overs) 477 (4.67 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  TE Bailey 18 1 71 2 3.94
  KC Preston 21 1 88 1 4.19
  R Smith 20 2 123 1 6.15
  DJ Insole 1 0 5 0 5.00
  D Watkins 15 3 49 2 3.26
  WT Greensmith 27 2 129 1 4.77
  Essex 1st innings R
TC Dodds c Johnston b Archer 3
AV Avery c & b Ring 19
PA Gibb c & b Johnston 4
R Horsfall b Ring 26
DJ Insole* lbw b Benaud 6
TE Bailey st †Langley b Ring 11
WT Greensmith run out 16
FH Vigar b Ring 2
D Watkins run out 0
R Smith b Ring 24
KC Preston not out 8
Extras (b 8, lb 2) 10
  Total (all out; 44 overs) 129 (2.93 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  WA Johnston 9 3 16 1 1.77
  RG Archer 5 0 11 1 2.20
  DT Ring 17 5 47 5 2.76
  R Benaud 13 1 45 1 3.46
  Essex 2nd innings (following on) R
TC Dodds b Benaud 17
AV Avery c †Langley b Johnston 17
PA Gibb b Benaud 3
R Horsfall c Hole b Johnston 0
DJ Insole* c & b Johnston 22
TE Bailey b Johnston 9
WT Greensmith lbw b Johnston 31
FH Vigar b Ring 2
D Watkins b Johnston 10
R Smith c Benaud b Ring 3
KC Preston not out 13
Extras (b 8, lb 1) 9
  Total (all out; 50.5 overs) 136 (2.67 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  WA Johnston 21.5 5 39 6 1.78
  RG Archer 2 0 8 0 4.00
  DT Ring 9 0 28 2 3.11
  R Benaud 14 2 33 2 2.35
  AK Davidson 4 1 19 0 4.75

Match details


Toss - Australians, who chose to bat
Close of play
  • Wed, 12 Aug - day 1 - Australians 1st innings 477/7 (RG Archer 28*, DT Ring 1*)
  • Thu, 13 Aug - day 2 - Essex 2nd innings 136 (50.5 ov) - end of match
 
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