Result
4th Test, Leeds, Jul 23-28 1953, Australia tour of England
167 & 275
(33 ov, target 177)
266 & 147/4
Match drawn
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
L Hutton (c) b Lindwall021000.00
WJ Edrich lbw b Miller10-7910-
TW Graveney c Benaud b Miller55-22330-
DCS Compton c Davidson b Lindwall0-1000-
W Watson  b Lindwall24-16510-
RT Simpson c †Langley b Lindwall15---0-
TE Bailey run out7---0-
TG Evans lbw b Lindwall25-90-0-
JC Laker c Lindwall b Archer10-43-0-
GAR Lock  b Davidson9-77-0-
AV Bedser not out0--00-
Extras(b 8, lb 4)12
TOTAL(109.4 Ov, RR: 1.52)167
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Sir Leonard Hutton), 2-33 (Bill Edrich), 3-36 (Denis Compton), 4-98 (Tom Graveney), 4-101* (Reg Simpson, retired not out ), 5-108 (Willie Watson), 6-110 (Trevor Bailey), 7-133 (Jim Laker), 8-149 (Godfrey Evans), 9-167 (Reg Simpson), 10-167 (Tony Lock)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RR Lindwall35105451.5400
KR Miller28133921.3900
AK Davidson20.472311.1100
RG Archer1842711.5000
R Benaud811201.5000
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AL Hassett (c)c Lock b Bedser37-80-0-
AR Morris c Lock b Bedser10-35-0-
RN Harvey lbw b Bailey71-15090-
KR Miller c Edrich b Bailey5---0-
GB Hole c Lock b Bedser53-12060-
JH de Courcy lbw b Lock10--20-
R Benaud  b Bailey7---0-
AK Davidson c †Evans b Bedser2--00-
RG Archer not out31---0-
RR Lindwall  b Bedser9-920-
GRA Langley c Hutton b Bedser17-37-0-
Extras(b 4, lb 8, w 2)14
TOTAL(82.5 Ov, RR: 3.21)266
Fall of wickets: 1-27 (Arthur Morris), 2-70 (Lindsay Hassett), 3-84 (Keith Miller), 4-168 (Neil Harvey), 5-183 (Jim de Courcy), 6-203 (Richie Benaud), 7-203 (Graeme Hole), 8-208 (Alan Davidson), 9-218 (Ray Lindwall), 10-266 (Gil Langley)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AV Bedser28.529563.2900
TE Bailey2247133.2200
GAR Lock2395312.3000
JC Laker913303.6600
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
L Hutton (c)c †Langley b Archer25---0-
WJ Edrich c de Courcy b Lindwall64-245100-
TW Graveney  b Lindwall3--00-
DCS Compton lbw b Lindwall61-280-0-
W Watson c Davidson b Miller15-72-0-
RT Simpson c de Courcy b Miller014000.00
TE Bailey c Hole b Davidson38-261-0-
TG Evans c Lindwall b Miller1-2000-
JC Laker c Benaud b Davidson48-11560-
GAR Lock c Morris b Miller8-4010-
AV Bedser not out3-4500-
Extras(b 1, lb 8)9
TOTAL(177.3 Ov, RR: 1.54)275
Fall of wickets: 1-57 (Sir Leonard Hutton), 2-62 (Tom Graveney), 3-139 (Bill Edrich), 4-167 (Willie Watson), 5-171 (Reg Simpson), 5-177* (Denis Compton, retired not out ), 6-182 (Godfrey Evans), 7-239 (Trevor Bailey), 8-244 (Denis Compton), 9-258 (Tony Lock), 10-275 (Jim Laker)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RR Lindwall541910431.9200
KR Miller47196341.3400
AK Davidson29.3153621.2200
RG Archer25123111.2400
R Benaud1982601.3600
GB Hole31602.0000
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 177 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AL Hassett (c) b Lock4---0-
AR Morris st †Evans b Laker38-38-0-
GB Hole c Graveney b Bailey33---0-
RN Harvey lbw b Bedser34-31-0-
AK Davidson not out17---0-
JH de Courcy not out13---1-
Extras(b 3, lb 4, w 1)8
TOTAL(33 Ov, RR: 4.45)147/4
Fall of wickets: 1-27 (Lindsay Hassett), 2-54 (Arthur Morris), 3-111 (Neil Harvey), 4-117 (Graeme Hole)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AV Bedser1716513.8200
TE Bailey61911.5000
GAR Lock814816.0000
JC Laker201718.5000
MATCH DETAILS
Headingley, Leeds
TossAustralia , elected to field first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Series result5-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 375
Season1953
Match days23,24,25,27,28 July 1953 (5-day match)
Umpires
Frank Lee
Frank Chester
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 23 Jul - day 1 - England 1st innings 142/7 (TG Evans 18*, GAR Lock 5*)
Fri, 24 Jul - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 266
Sat, 25 Jul - day 3 - England 2nd innings 62/1 (WJ Edrich 33*, TW Graveney 3*)
Sun, 26 Jul - rest day
Mon, 27 Jul - day 4 - England 2nd innings 177/5 (DCS Compton 60*, TE Bailey 4*)
Tue, 28 Jul - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 147/4 (33 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • RT Simpson (1) retired hurt on 2* from 101/4 to 149/8
  • DCS Compton (2) retired hurt on 60* from 177/5 to 239/7