Australia tour of England, Tour Match: Gentlemen of England v Australians at Lord's, Aug 26-28, 1953
Played at Lord's, London
26,27,28 August 1953 (3-day match)
  Gentlemen of England 1st innings R
RT Simpson lbw b Lindwall 5
DS Sheppard c †Langley b Ring 39
WJ Edrich lbw b Ring 22
PBH May hit wicket b Johnston 14
MC Cowdrey c Lindwall b Benaud 50
CH Palmer lbw b Lindwall 3
TE Bailey* b Benaud 11
W Wooller c McDonald b Benaud 0
DV Brennan b Archer 6
RG Marlar b Benaud 0
GH Chesterton not out 0
Extras (b 5, lb 1, nb 1) 7
  Total (all out; 73.4 overs) 157 (2.13 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RR Lindwall 13 5 33 2 2.53
  WA Johnston 13 5 21 1 1.61
  RG Archer 19 6 34 1 1.78
  DT Ring 24 10 42 2 1.75
  R Benaud 4.4 1 20 4 4.28
  Australians 1st innings R
AR Morris* c May b Chesterton 12
CC McDonald lbw b Chesterton 15
KR Miller lbw b Bailey 14
RN Harvey b Bailey 16
ID Craig b Marlar 14
R Benaud b Marlar 25
RG Archer b Marlar 3
RR Lindwall b Marlar 4
DT Ring b Bailey 5
GRA Langley b Marlar 15
WA Johnston not out 27
Extras (b 4) 4
  Total (all out; 60.4 overs) 154 (2.53 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  TE Bailey 14 1 35 3 2.50
  W Wooller 13 1 35 0 2.69
  GH Chesterton 13 2 31 2 2.38
  CH Palmer 6 2 8 0 1.33
  RG Marlar 14.4 3 41 5 2.79
  Gentlemen of England 2nd innings R
RT Simpson c †Langley b Miller 5
DS Sheppard c sub b Archer 34
WJ Edrich lbw b Lindwall 75
PBH May c Harvey b Johnston 50
MC Cowdrey c Craig b Johnston 57
CH Palmer b Lindwall 5
TE Bailey* lbw b Lindwall 4
W Wooller c †Langley b Miller 1
DV Brennan b Lindwall 16
RG Marlar b Lindwall 0
GH Chesterton not out 0
Extras (lb 2) 2
  Total (all out; 100 overs) 249 (2.49 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RR Lindwall 30 8 68 5 2.26
  WA Johnston 20 7 46 2 2.30
  RG Archer 12 1 33 1 2.75
  DT Ring 1 0 1 0 1.00
  R Benaud 11 0 40 0 3.63
  KR Miller 26 6 59 2 2.26
  Australians 2nd innings (target: 253 runs) R
CC McDonald b Marlar 25
AR Morris* not out 126
KR Miller c Chesterton b Wooller 67
RN Harvey not out 30
Extras (lb 5) 5
  Total (2 wickets; 77.2 overs) 253 (3.27 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  TE Bailey 19 1 50 0 2.63
  W Wooller 10 1 40 1 4.00
  GH Chesterton 8.2 1 43 0 5.16
  CH Palmer 10 5 29 0 2.90
  RG Marlar 29 10 80 1 2.75
  WJ Edrich 1 0 6 0 6.00

Match details


Toss - Gentlemen of England, who chose to bat
Umpires - D Davies and GS Mobey
Close of play
  • Wed, 26 Aug - day 1 - Australians 1st innings 95/6 (R Benaud 21*)
  • Thu, 27 Aug - day 2 - Gentlemen of England 2nd innings 237/7 (MC Cowdrey 46*, DV Brennan 15*)
  • Fri, 28 Aug - day 3 - Australians 2nd innings 253/2 (77.2 ov) - end of match
 
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