Australia tour of England, 1953 / Scorecard

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Australia tour of England

Kent v Australians

Australians won by an innings and 176 runs

Kent 1st innings R
AE Fagg run out 2
AH Phebey not out 85
AF Woollett c Benaud b Miller 18
MC Cowdrey c Benaud b Johnston 25
P Hearn run out 0
AC Shirreff c de Courcy b Johnston 0
TG Evans lbw b Johnston 4
F Ridgway lbw b Davidson 5
AWH Mallett c de Courcy b Benaud 10
RR Dovey b Johnston 1
DVP Wright* st †Tallon b Johnston 12
Extras (b 4, lb 15) 19
Total (all out; 81.4 overs) 181 (2.21 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-7, 2-45, 3-114, 4-114, 5-118, 6-134, 7-143, 8-162, 9-167, 10-181
Bowling O M R W Econ
RR Lindwall 12 1 41 0 3.41
KR Miller 11 2 17 1 1.54
R Benaud 12 1 33 1 2.75
WA Johnston 27.4 15 35 5 1.26
JC Hill 9 4 21 0 2.33
AK Davidson 10 2 15 1 1.50
Australians 1st innings R
AL Hassett* lbw b Wright 65
AR Morris c Dovey b Shirreff 8
GB Hole c Hearn b Dovey 78
KR Miller c Hearn b Shirreff 68
JH de Courcy c Shirreff b Mallett 29
R Benaud c Shirreff b Wright 45
AK Davidson b Mallett 8
D Tallon not out 83
RR Lindwall c Dovey b Shirreff 19
JC Hill not out 51
Extras (b 4, lb 7) 11
Total (8 wickets dec; 97 overs) 465 (4.79 runs per over)
Did not bat WA Johnston
Fall of wickets 1-14, 2-127, 3-215, 4-234, 5-287, 6-306, 7-310, 8-362
Bowling O M R W Econ
F Ridgway 17 1 86 0 5.05
AC Shirreff 24 5 104 3 4.33
AWH Mallett 14 0 75 2 5.35
DVP Wright 24 2 106 2 4.41
RR Dovey 16 0 64 1 4.00
MC Cowdrey 2 0 19 0 9.50
Kent 2nd innings R
AE Fagg b Johnston 28
AF Woollett c & b Johnston 13
MC Cowdrey c & b Davidson 3
P Hearn b Davidson 0
AC Shirreff c de Courcy b Davidson 4
TG Evans b Johnston 0
F Ridgway c Davidson b Benaud 29
AH Phebey lbw b Johnston 0
AWH Mallett b Johnston 23
RR Dovey not out 4
DVP Wright* b Johnston 1
Extras (b 2, lb 1) 3
Total (all out; 30.1 overs) 108 (3.58 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-26, 2-41, 3-41, 4-49, 5-50, 6-51, 7-55, 8-101, 9-107, 10-108
Bowling O M R W Econ
RR Lindwall 4 1 16 0 4.00
R Benaud 5 0 41 1 8.20
WA Johnston 14.1 4 38 6 2.68
AK Davidson 7 3 10 3 1.42
Match details
Toss Kent, who chose to bat
Umpires WFF Price and AED Smith
Close of play
Sat, 29 Aug - day 1 - Kent 1st innings 167/9 (AH Phebey 83*, DVP Wright 0*)
Sun, 30 Aug - rest day
Mon, 31 Aug - day 2 - Australians 1st innings 465/8 (D Tallon 83*, JC Hill 5*)
Tue, 1 Sep - day 3 - Kent 2nd innings 108 (30.1 ov) - end of match
 
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