England v Australia
Australia in British Isles 1953 (4th Test)
VenueHeadingley, Leeds on 23rd, 24th, 25th, 27th, 28th July 1953 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresF Chester, FS Lee
Close of play day 1England (1) 142/7 (Evans 18*, Lock 5*)
Close of play day 2Australia (1) 266 all out
Close of play day 3England (2) 62/1 (Edrich 33*, Graveney 3*)
Close of play day 4England (2) 177/5 (Compton 60*, Bailey 4*)

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*L Huttonb Lindwall021-- 
WJ Edrichlbw b Miller1056791- 
TW Graveneyc Benaud b Miller552192233- 
DCS Comptonc Davidson b Lindwall0510-- 
W Watsonb Lindwall241371531- 
RT Simpsonc Langley b Lindwall1543411- 
TE Baileyrun out72121-- 
+TG Evanslbw b Lindwall2573932- 
JC Lakerc Lindwall b Archer103642-- 
GAR Lockb Davidson96677-- 
AV Bedsernot out012-- 
Extras(8 b, 4 lb)12
Total(all out, 109.4 overs)167
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Hutton), 2-33 (Edrich), 3-36 (Compton), 4-98 (Graveney), 5-108 (Watson), 6-110 (Bailey), 7-133 (Laker), 8-149 (Evans), 9-167 (Simpson), 10-167 (Lock, 109.4 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall35   10545--
Miller28   13392--
Archer18   4271--
Benaud8   1120--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AL Hassettc Lock b Bedser3783805- 
AR Morrisc Lock b Bedser1030351- 
RN Harveylbw b Bailey711181529- 
KR Millerc Edrich b Bailey52027-- 
GB Holec Lock b Bedser531071268- 
JH de Courcylbw b Lock1012102- 
R Benaudb Bailey737301- 
AK Davidsonc Evans b Bedser2812-- 
RG Archernot out3146563- 
RR Lindwallb Bedser91262- 
+GRA Langleyc Hutton b Bedser1726382- 
Extras(4 b, 8 lb, 2 w)14
Total(all out, 82.5 overs)266
Fall of wickets:
1-27 (Morris), 2-70 (Hassett), 3-84 (Miller), 4-168 (Harvey), 5-183 (de Courcy), 6-203 (Benaud), 7-203 (Hole), 8-208 (Davidson), 9-218 (Lindwall), 10-266 (Langley, 82.5 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey22   4713--
Lock23   9531--
Laker9   1330--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*L Huttonc Langley b Archer2570821- 
WJ Edrichc de Courcy b Lindwall6421124310- 
TW Graveneyb Lindwall31621-- 
DCS Comptonlbw b Lindwall612172583- 
W Watsonc Davidson b Miller1577722- 
RT Simpsonc de Courcy b Miller013-- 
TE Baileyc Hole b Davidson382752634- 
+TG Evansc Lindwall b Miller12118-- 
JC Lakerc Benaud b Davidson481041176- 
GAR Lockc Morris b Miller844381- 
AV Bedsernot out32941-- 
Extras(1 b, 8 lb)9
Total(all out, 177.3 overs)275
Fall of wickets:
1-57 (Hutton), 2-62 (Graveney), 3-139 (Edrich), 4-167 (Watson), 5-171 (Simpson), 6-182 (Evans), 7-239 (Bailey), 8-244 (Compton), 9-258 (Lock), 10-275 (Laker, 177.3 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall54   191043--
Miller47   19634--
Archer25   12311--
Hole3   160--
Benaud19   8260--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AL Hassettb Lock41013-- 
AR Morrisst Evans b Laker3838386- 
GB Holec Graveney b Bailey3348673- 
RN Harveylbw b Bedser3439295- 
AK Davidsonnot out1728451- 
JH de Courcynot out133533-1 
KR Millerdid not bat      
R Benauddid not bat      
RG Archerdid not bat      
RR Lindwalldid not bat      
+GRA Langleydid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 4 lb, 1 w)8
Total(4 wickets, 33 overs)147
Fall of wickets:
1-27 (Hassett), 2-54 (Morris), 3-111 (Harvey), 4-117 (Hole)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bedser17   1651--
Lock8   1481--
Laker2   0171--
Bailey6   191--

--> AL Hassett (1) passed 3000 runs in Test matches when he reached 31
--> RN Harvey (1) passed 9000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 11
--> RG Archer (1) passed his previous highest score of 18 in Test matches
--> L Hutton (2) passed 35500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 9
--> AR Morris (2) passed 3000 runs in Test matches when he reached 36
--> AR Morris (2) passed 10500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 23
--> GB Hole (2) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 32
--> RR Lindwall reached 150 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed TG Evans, his 4th wicket in the England first innings
--> TE Bailey reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when he dismissed RN Harvey, his 2nd wicket in the Australia first innings
--> AV Bedser reached 1150 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed AK Davidson, his 4th wicket in the Australia first innings
--> RT Simpson retired hurt in the England first innings having scored 2 (team score 101/4) - he returned when the score was 149/8
--> DCS Compton retired hurt in the England second innings having scored 60 (team score 177/5) - he returned when the score was 239/7





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