Close of Play

  • Wed, 31 May - day 1 - Rest of England 2nd innings 27/2 (D Kenyon 6*)
  • Thu, 1 Jun - day 2 - Rest of England 2nd innings 113 (54.4 ov) - end of match
  • 'It was just one of those days'

    In the Test Trial of 1950 Jim Laker, who had been rejected by Yorkshire, returned to his home of Bradford and took the remarkable figures of 8 for 2. 'Theball,' one reporter wrote, 'twisting and