Close of Play

  • Thu, 11 Jul - day 1 - no play
  • Fri, 12 Jul - day 2 - England 1st innings 258/3 (MC Cowdrey 95*, TW Graveney 32*)
  • Sat, 13 Jul - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 109/1 (RM Cowper 54*, IM Chappell 40*)
  • Sun, 14 Jul - rest day
  • Mon, 15 Jul - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 9/0 (IR Redpath 6*, RM Cowper 3*)
  • Tue, 16 Jul - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 68/1 (28.2 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

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