Close of Play

  • Thu, 29 May - day 1 - England 1st innings 351/9 (WH Lockwood 41*, W Rhodes 24*)
  • Fri, 30 May - day 2 - Australia 2nd innings 8/0 (VT Trumper 8*, RA Duff 0*)
  • Sat, 31 May - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 46/2 (28 ov) - end of match

Australia tour of England 1902 News

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