The Ashes, 1953 / Results

Result - England 1-0 (5)

Matches

1st Test: England v Australia at Nottingham - Jun 11-16, 1953

Australia 249 and 123; England 144 and 120/1

Match drawn

2nd Test: England v Australia at Lord's - Jun 25-30, 1953

Australia 346 and 368; England 372 and 282/7

Match drawn

3rd Test: England v Australia at Manchester - Jul 9-14, 1953

Australia 318 and 35/8; England 276

Match drawn

4th Test: England v Australia at Leeds - Jul 23-28, 1953

England 167 and 275; Australia 266 and 147/4

Match drawn

5th Test: England v Australia at The Oval - Aug 15-19, 1953

Australia 275 and 162; England 306 and 132/2

England won by 8 wickets

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Photos

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Crowds gather outside a radio shop in High Holborn listening to Test match broadcasts from The Oval

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Spectators invade the pitch after England's win

Series Results
England v Australia at The Oval - Aug 15-19, 1953
England won by 8 wickets
England v Australia at Leeds - Jul 23-28, 1953
Match drawn
England v Australia at Manchester - Jul 9-14, 1953
Match drawn
England v Australia at Lord's - Jun 25-30, 1953
Match drawn
England v Australia at Nottingham - Jun 11-16, 1953
Match drawn
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