Australia tour of England, 1st Test: England v Australia at Nottingham, Jun 11-16, 1953
The Ashes - 1st Test
Match drawn
11,12,13,15,16 June 1953 (5-day match)
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GB Hole b Bedser 0 7 0 0 0.00
AR Morris lbw b Bedser 67 179 11 0
AL Hassett* b Bedser 115 397 9 0
RN Harvey c Compton b Bedser 0 15 9 0 0 0.00
KR Miller c Bailey b Wardle 55 173 3 0
R Benaud c †Evans b Bailey 3 0 0
AK Davidson b Bedser 4 39 0
D Tallon b Bedser 0 15 0 0
RR Lindwall c †Evans b Bailey 0 4 0 0
JC Hill b Bedser 0 0 0
WA Johnston not out 0 0 0
Extras (b 2, lb 2, nb 1) 5
  Total (all out; 140.3 overs) 249 (1.77 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  AV Bedser 38.3 16 55 7 1.42
  TE Bailey 44 14 75 2 1.70
  JH Wardle 35 16 55 1 1.57
  R Tattersall 23 5 59 0 2.56
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
L Hutton* c Benaud b Davidson 43 120 0
D Kenyon c Hill b Lindwall 8 20 0
RT Simpson lbw b Lindwall 0 2 0 0 0.00
DCS Compton c Morris b Lindwall 0 0 0
TW Graveney c Benaud b Hill 22 75 0
PBH May c †Tallon b Hill 9 0
TE Bailey lbw b Hill 13 100 0
TG Evans c †Tallon b Davidson 8 0
JH Wardle not out 29 65 0
AV Bedser lbw b Lindwall 2 0 0
R Tattersall b Lindwall 2 20 0 0
Extras (b 5, lb 3) 8
  Total (all out; 72.4 overs) 144 (1.98 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RR Lindwall 20.4 2 57 5 2.75
  WA Johnston 18 7 22 0 1.22
  JC Hill 19 8 35 3 1.84
  AK Davidson 15 7 22 2 1.46
  Australia 2nd innings R M 4s 6s
GB Hole b Bedser 5 20 1 0
AR Morris b Tattersall 60 108 7 0
AL Hassett* c Hutton b Bedser 5 20 1 0
RN Harvey c Graveney b Bedser 2 14 0 0
KR Miller c Kenyon b Bedser 5 0 0
R Benaud b Bedser 0 0 0
AK Davidson c Graveney b Tattersall 6 0
D Tallon c Simpson b Tattersall 15 0
RR Lindwall c Tattersall b Bedser 12 0
JC Hill c Tattersall b Bedser 4 0
WA Johnston not out 4 0
Extras (lb 5) 5
  Total (all out; 39.2 overs) 123 (3.12 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  AV Bedser 17.2 7 44 7 2.53
  TE Bailey 5 1 28 0 5.60
  JH Wardle 12 3 24 0 2.00
  R Tattersall 5 0 22 3 4.40
  England 2nd innings (target: 229 runs) R M 4s 6s
L Hutton* not out 60 6 0
D Kenyon c Hassett b Hill 16 40 0
RT Simpson not out 28 0
Extras (b 8, lb 4, w 2, nb 2) 16
  Total (1 wicket; 58 overs) 120 (2.06 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RR Lindwall 16 4 37 0 2.31
  WA Johnston 18 9 14 0 0.77
  JC Hill 12 3 26 1 2.16
  AK Davidson 5 1 7 0 1.40
  R Benaud 5 0 15 0 3.00
  AR Morris 2 0 5 0 2.50

Match details


Toss - Australia, who chose to bat
Series - 5-match series level 0-0
Test debuts - AK Davidson and JC Hill (Australia)
Umpires - D Davies and Harry Elliott
Close of play
  • Thu, 11 Jun - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 157/3 (AL Hassett 67*, KR Miller 19*)
  • Fri, 12 Jun - day 2 - England 1st innings 92/6 (TE Bailey 2*, TG Evans 0*)
  • Sat, 13 Jun - day 3 - England 2nd innings 42/1 (L Hutton 10*, RT Simpson 8*)
  • Sun, 14 Jun - rest day
  • Mon, 15 Jun - day 4 - no play
  • Tue, 16 Jun - day 5 - England 2nd innings 120/1 (58 ov) - end of match
 
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