Warwickshire v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1953
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 5th, 6th, 7th August 1953 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWarwickshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresAE Boulton-Carter, E Cooke
Close of play day 1Warwickshire (1) 225/4 (Gardner 104*, Townsend 1*)
Close of play day 2Australians (1) 162/5 (Craig 25*, Benaud 0*)

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerlbw b Lindwall110      
NF Hornerlbw b Miller61      
JR Thompsonc and b Miller0      
JS Ordb Johnston15      
*HE Dolleryb Lindwall18      
A Townsendlbw b Lindwall11      
+RT Spoonernot out21      
AVG Woltonb Lindwall4      
TL Pritchardb Miller2      
KR Dollerydid not bat      
WE Holliesdid not bat      
Extras(15 b, 13 lb)28
Total(8 wickets, declared, 97.4 overs)270
Fall of wickets:
1-143, 2-143, 3-176, 4-217, 5-232, 6-255, 7-259, 8-270 (97.4 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall18   3474--
Johnston27   6841--
Ring15   5250--
Benaud8   2280--
Hole8   3100--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AL Hassettc Hollies b Pritchard60      
CC McDonaldst Spooner b Hollies46      
ID Craigc Gardner b Wolton29      
GB Holelbw b Hollies12      
KR Millerst Spooner b Hollies0      
JH de Courcylbw b Wolton13      
R Benaudc Gardner b Hollies7      
RR Lindwallb Wolton1      
DT Ringc and b Pritchard5      
+D Tallonc Gardner b Hollies1      
WA Johnstonnot out1      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(all out, 97.3 overs)181
Fall of wickets:
1-104, 2-112, 3-132, 4-143, 5-157, 6-166, 7-170, 8-179, 9-179, 10-181 (97.3 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pritchard32   11602--
KR Dollery15   3320--
Townsend5   2180--
Wolton12   2203--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnernot out33      
NF Horner hit wkt b Miller12      
JR Thompsonrun out16      
TL Pritchardb Miller6      
JS Ordnot out1      
*HE Dollerydid not bat      
A Townsenddid not bat      
+RT Spoonerdid not bat      
AVG Woltondid not bat      
KR Dollerydid not bat      
WE Holliesdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 4 lb)8
Total(3 wickets, declared, 31 overs)76
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-61, 3-71
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall9   2130--
Johnston7   3210--
Miller15   4342--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AL Hassettnot out21      
CC McDonaldc Townsend b Hollies5      
GB Holec Townsend b Hollies4      
KR Millerb KR Dollery10      
JH de Courcyc and b Wolton11      
ID Craiglbw b Wolton0      
R Benaudnot out0      
RR Lindwalldid not bat      
DT Ringdid not bat      
WA Johnstondid not bat      
+D Tallondid not bat      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(5 wickets, 58 overs)53
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-24, 3-39, 4-52, 5-52
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pritchard12   690--
KR Dollery6   0161--
Hollies22   16142--
Townsend3   120--
Wolton15   8102--

--> NF Horner (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 11





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