Result
5th Test, The Oval, Aug 15-19 1953, Australia tour of England
275 & 162
(63.5 ov, target 132)
306 & 132/2
England won by 8 wickets
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AL Hassett (c)c †Evans b Bedser53-13540-
AR Morris lbw b Bedser16---0-
KR Miller lbw b Bailey1-800-
RN Harvey c Hutton b Trueman36-79-0-
GB Hole c †Evans b Trueman37-6320-
JH de Courcy c †Evans b Trueman5--10-
RG Archer c & b Bedser10---0-
AK Davidson c Edrich b Laker22-52-0-
RR Lindwall c †Evans b Trueman62-11580-
GRA Langley c Edrich b Lock18---0-
WA Johnston not out9---0-
Extras(b 4, nb 2)6
TOTAL(81.3 Ov, RR: 3.37)275
Fall of wickets: 1-38 (Arthur Morris), 2-41 (Keith Miller), 3-107 (Lindsay Hassett), 4-107 (Neil Harvey), 5-118 (Jim de Courcy), 6-160 (Graeme Hole), 7-160 (Ron Archer), 8-207 (Alan Davidson), 9-245 (Gil Langley), 10-275 (Ray Lindwall)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AV Bedser2938833.0300
FS Trueman24.338643.5100
TE Bailey1434213.0000
GAR Lock921912.1100
JC Laker503416.8000
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
L Hutton (c) b Johnston82-21880-
WJ Edrich lbw b Lindwall21--30-
PBH May c Archer b Johnston39-140-0-
DCS Compton c †Langley b Lindwall16-68-0-
TW Graveney c Miller b Lindwall4--00-
TE Bailey  b Archer64-22270-
TG Evans run out28-46-0-
JC Laker c †Langley b Miller1--00-
GAR Lock c Davidson b Lindwall4-52-0-
FS Trueman  b Johnston10-35-0-
AV Bedser not out22-70-0-
Extras(b 9, lb 5, w 1)15
TOTAL(142.3 Ov, RR: 2.14)306
Fall of wickets: 1-37 (Bill Edrich), 2-137 (Peter May), 3-154 (Sir Leonard Hutton), 4-167 (Denis Compton), 5-170 (Tom Graveney), 6-210 (Godfrey Evans), 7-225 (Jim Laker), 8-237 (Tony Lock), 9-262 (Fred Trueman), 10-306 (Trevor Bailey)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RR Lindwall3277042.1800
KR Miller34126511.9100
WA Johnston45169432.0800
AK Davidson1012602.6000
RG Archer10.322512.3800
GB Hole1161101.0000
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AL Hassett (c)lbw b Laker10---0-
AR Morris lbw b Lock26---0-
GB Hole lbw b Laker17---0-
RN Harvey  b Lock13-0033.33
KR Miller c Trueman b Laker08-000.00
JH de Courcy run out4---0-
RG Archer c Edrich b Lock49-6371-
AK Davidson  b Lock21-41-1-
RR Lindwall c Compton b Laker12---1-
GRA Langley c Trueman b Lock2--00-
WA Johnston not out6-2600-
Extras(b 11, lb 3)14
TOTAL(50.5 Ov, RR: 3.18)162
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Lindsay Hassett), 2-59 (Graeme Hole), 3-60 (Neil Harvey), 4-61 (Keith Miller), 5-61 (Arthur Morris), 6-85 (Jim de Courcy), 7-135 (Alan Davidson), 8-140 (Ron Archer), 9-144 (Gil Langley), 10-162 (Ray Lindwall)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AV Bedser1122402.1800
FS Trueman21402.0000
GAR Lock2194552.1400
JC Laker16.527544.4500
England 2nd Innings (target: 132 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
L Hutton (c)run out17---0-
WJ Edrich not out55-21060-
PBH May c Davidson b Miller37-11250-
DCS Compton not out22---0-
Extras(lb 1)1
TOTAL(63.5 Ov, RR: 2.06)132/2
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Sir Leonard Hutton), 2-88 (Peter May)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RR Lindwall2154602.1900
KR Miller1132412.1800
WA Johnston29145201.7900
RG Archer11000.0000
AL Hassett10404.0000
AR Morris0.50506.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Series resultEngland won the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 376
Season1953
Match days15,17,18,19 August 1953 (6-day match)
Umpires
Frank Lee
Dai Davies
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 15 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 1/0 (L Hutton 0*, WJ Edrich 1*)
Sun, 16 Aug - rest day
Mon, 17 Aug - day 2 - England 1st innings 235/7 (TE Bailey 33*, GAR Lock 4*)
Tue, 18 Aug - day 3 - England 2nd innings 38/1 (WJ Edrich 15*, PBH May 6*)
Wed, 19 Aug - day 4 - England 2nd innings 132/2 (63.5 ov) - end of match