The Ashes - 3rd Test

England v Australia

Match drawn

Australia 1st innings R M 4s 6s
AL Hassett* b Bailey 26 51 4 0
AR Morris b Bedser 1 34 0 0
KR Miller b Bedser 17 39 1 0
RN Harvey c †Evans b Bedser 122 236 11 0
GB Hole c †Evans b Bedser 66 205 6 0
JH de Courcy lbw b Wardle 41 111 5 0
AK Davidson st †Evans b Laker 15 44 3 0
RG Archer c Compton b Bedser 5 14 1 0
RR Lindwall c Edrich b Wardle 1 3 0 0
JC Hill not out 8 26 2 0
GRA Langley c Edrich b Wardle 8 7 1 0
Extras (b 6, lb 1, nb 1) 8
Total (all out; 116.3 overs) 318 (2.72 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-15 (Morris), 2-48 (Hassett), 3-48 (Miller), 4-221 (Hole), 5-256 (Harvey), 6-285 (Davidson), 7-290 (Archer), 8-291 (Lindwall), 9-302 (de Courcy), 10-318 (Langley)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AV Bedser 45 10 115 5 2.55
TE Bailey 26 4 83 1 3.19
JH Wardle 28.3 10 70 3 2.45
JC Laker 17 3 42 1 2.47
England 1st innings R M 4s 6s
L Hutton* lbw b Lindwall 66 162 10 0
WJ Edrich c Hole b Hill 6 23 1 0
TW Graveney c de Courcy b Miller 5 18 1 0
DCS Compton c †Langley b Archer 45 127 3 1
JH Wardle b Lindwall 5 66 1 0
W Watson b Davidson 16 51 2 0
RT Simpson c †Langley b Davidson 31 83 5 0
TE Bailey c Hole b Hill 27 115 3 0
TG Evans not out 44 39 4 1
JC Laker lbw b Hill 5 6 1 0
AV Bedser b Morris 10 14 1 1
Extras (b 8, lb 8) 16
Total (all out; 120 overs) 276 (2.30 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-19 (Edrich), 2-32 (Graveney), 3-126 (Hutton), 4-126 (Compton), 5-149 (Watson), 6-149 (Wardle), 7-209 (Simpson), 8-231 (Bailey), 9-243 (Laker), 10-276 (Bedser)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RR Lindwall 20 8 30 2 1.50
RG Archer 15 8 12 1 0.80
JC Hill 35 7 97 3 2.77
KR Miller 24 11 38 1 1.58
AK Davidson 20 4 60 2 3.00
RN Harvey 3 2 2 0 0.66
GB Hole 2 0 16 0 8.00
AR Morris 1 0 5 1 5.00
Australia 2nd innings R M 4s 6s
AL Hassett* c Bailey b Bedser 8 10 2 0
AR Morris c Hutton b Laker 0 7 0 0
KR Miller st †Evans b Laker 6 11 0 0
GB Hole c †Evans b Bedser 2 13 0 0
JH de Courcy st †Evans b Wardle 8 21 0 1
AK Davidson not out 4 33 0 0
RN Harvey b Wardle 0 3 0 0
RG Archer lbw b Wardle 0 1 0 0
RR Lindwall b Wardle 4 3 1 0
JC Hill not out 0 2 0 0
Extras (lb 3) 3
Total (8 wickets; 18 overs) 35 (1.94 runs per over)
Did not bat GRA Langley
Fall of wickets 1-8 (Morris), 2-12 (Hassett), 3-18 (Miller), 4-18 (Hole), 5-31 (de Courcy), 6-31 (Harvey), 7-31 (Archer), 8-35 (Lindwall)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AV Bedser 4 1 14 2 3.50
JC Laker 9 5 11 2 1.22
JH Wardle 5 2 7 4 1.40
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series 5-match series level 0-0
Test debut JH de Courcy (Australia)
Umpires D Davies and Harry Elliott
Close of play
Thu, 9 Jul - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 151/3 (RN Harvey 60*, GB Hole 41*)
Fri, 10 Jul - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 221/3 (RN Harvey 105*, GB Hole 66*)
Sat, 11 Jul - day 3 - England 1st innings 126/4 (JH Wardle 0*, W Watson 0*)
Sun, 12 Jul - rest day
Mon, 13 Jul - day 4 - no play
Tue, 14 Jul - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 35/8 (18 ov) - end of match
 
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