Close of Play

  • Fri, 18 Dec - day 1 - England 279/3 (WR Hammond 167*, LEG Ames 14*)
  • Sat, 19 Dec - day 2 - England 426/6 (WR Hammond 231*, H Verity 0*)
  • Sun, 20 Dec - rest day
  • Mon, 21 Dec - day 3 - Australia 145/1 (JHW Fingleton 67*, DG Bradman 57*)
  • Tue, 22 Dec - day 4 - Australia 324 (96.7 ov) - end of match

England tour of Australia 1936-37 News

  • Local colour

    Cardus' account of the 1936-37 Ashes tour gives rein to his desire to write about more than just the cricket

  • Letters from an autocrat

    An expertly compiled collection of Allen's letters home from the Ashes tour of 1936-37 does nothing to enhance his reputation