Close of Play

  • Thu, 23 Jul - day 1 - England 1st innings 142/7 (TG Evans 18*, GAR Lock 5*)
  • Fri, 24 Jul - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 266
  • Sat, 25 Jul - day 3 - England 2nd innings 62/1 (WJ Edrich 33*, TW Graveney 3*)
  • Sun, 26 Jul - rest day
  • Mon, 27 Jul - day 4 - England 2nd innings 177/5 (DCS Compton 60*, TE Bailey 4*)
  • Tue, 28 Jul - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 147/4 (33 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

Australia tour of England 1953 News

  • Jim de Courcy dies aged 73

    Jim de Courcy, who played for Australia on the 1953 tour of England, died at Belmont, New South Wales, on June 20 at the age of 73