Australia tour of England, 2nd Test: England v Australia at Lord's, Jun 25-30, 1953
The Ashes - 2nd Test
Match drawn
Played at Lord's, London
25,26,27,29,30 June 1953 (5-day match)
  Australia 1st innings R M 4s 6s
AL Hassett* c Bailey b Bedser 104 296 11 0
AR Morris st †Evans b Bedser 30 80 0
RN Harvey lbw b Bedser 59 179 0
KR Miller b Wardle 25 60 1
GB Hole c Compton b Wardle 13 45 0
R Benaud lbw b Wardle 0 5 0 0
AK Davidson c Statham b Bedser 76 161 13 1
DT Ring lbw b Wardle 18 0
RR Lindwall b Statham 9 50 0
GRA Langley c Watson b Bedser 1 5 0 0
WA Johnston not out 3 0 0
Extras (b 4, lb 4) 8
  Total (all out; 140.4 overs) 346 (2.45 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  AV Bedser 42.4 8 105 5 2.46
  JB Statham 28 7 48 1 1.71
  FR Brown 25 7 53 0 2.12
  TE Bailey 16 2 55 0 3.43
  JH Wardle 29 8 77 4 2.65
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
L Hutton* c Hole b Johnston 145 315 16 0
D Kenyon c Davidson b Lindwall 3 10 0 0
TW Graveney b Lindwall 78 208 12 0
DCS Compton c Hole b Benaud 57 133 9 0
W Watson st †Langley b Johnston 4 1 0
TE Bailey c & b Miller 2 50 0 0
FR Brown c †Langley b Lindwall 22 18 4 0
TG Evans b Lindwall 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
JH Wardle b Davidson 23 0
AV Bedser b Lindwall 1 0 0
JB Statham not out 17 25 0
Extras (b 11, lb 1, w 1, nb 7) 20
  Total (all out; 126.5 overs) 372 (2.93 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RR Lindwall 23 4 66 5 2.86
  KR Miller 25 6 57 1 2.28
  WA Johnston 35 11 91 2 2.60
  DT Ring 14 2 43 0 3.07
  R Benaud 19 4 70 1 3.68
  AK Davidson 10.5 2 25 1 2.30
  Australia 2nd innings R M 4s 6s
AL Hassett* c †Evans b Statham 3 0 0
AR Morris c Statham b Compton 89 210 13 0
KR Miller b Wardle 109 292 14 1
RN Harvey b Bedser 21 67 0
GB Hole lbw b Brown 47 104 0
R Benaud c Graveney b Bedser 5 0
AK Davidson c & b Brown 15 0
DT Ring lbw b Brown 7 0
RR Lindwall b Bedser 50 45 8 2
GRA Langley b Brown 9 30 0
WA Johnston not out 0 0 0
Extras (b 8, lb 5) 13
  Total (all out; 132.5 overs) 368 (2.77 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  AV Bedser 31.5 8 77 3 2.41
  JB Statham 15 3 40 1 2.66
  FR Brown 27 4 82 4 3.03
  TE Bailey 10 4 24 0 2.40
  JH Wardle 46 18 111 1 2.41
  DCS Compton 3 0 21 1 7.00
  England 2nd innings (target: 343 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
L Hutton* c Hole b Lindwall 5 0
D Kenyon c Hassett b Lindwall 2 10 0 0
TW Graveney c †Langley b Johnston 2 0 0
DCS Compton lbw b Johnston 33 100 0
W Watson c Hole b Ring 109 346 16 0
TE Bailey c Benaud b Ring 71 257 11 0
FR Brown c Hole b Benaud 28 35 4 0
TG Evans not out 11 0
JH Wardle not out 0 2 4 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 7, lb 6, w 2, nb 6) 21
  Total (7 wickets; 126 overs) 282 (2.23 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RR Lindwall 19 3 26 2 1.36
  KR Miller 17 8 17 0 1.00
  WA Johnston 29 10 70 2 2.41
  DT Ring 29 5 84 2 2.89
  R Benaud 17 6 51 1 3.00
  AK Davidson 14 5 13 0 0.92
  GB Hole 1 1 0 0 0.00

Match details


Toss - Australia, who chose to bat
Series - 5-match series level 0-0
Umpires - HG Baldwin and FS Lee
Close of play
  • Thu, 25 Jun - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 263/5 (AK Davidson 17*, DT Ring 10*)
  • Fri, 26 Jun - day 2 - England 1st innings 177/1 (L Hutton 83*, TW Graveney 78*)
  • Sat, 27 Jun - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 96/1 (AR Morris 35*, KR Miller 58*)
  • Sun, 28 Jun - rest day
  • Mon, 29 Jun - day 4 - England 2nd innings 20/3 (DCS Compton 5*, W Watson 3*)
  • Tue, 30 Jun - day 5 - England 2nd innings 282/7 (126 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


General
    • AL Hassett (1) retired hurt on 101* from 201/2 to 280/6
 
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