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306 & 132-2
Series badge Won toss. Elected to batAUS
275 & 162
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Overs: 63.5 RR: 2.07 vs spin: 6.00
vs seam: 2.18
Overs: 50.5 RR: 3.19 vs spin: 3.17
vs seam: 2.15
Sat 15/08/53 England v Australia, 5th Test, The Kia Oval, Kennington
ENGLAND WIN England won by 8 wickets
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Australia - 1st Inns 275 (81.3; RR: 3.37)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
AL Hassett c Evans b Bedser 53 99 4 0 53.54
AR Morris lbw b Bedser 16 49 1 0 32.65
KR Miller lbw b Bailey 1 6 0 0 16.67
RN Harvey c Hutton b Trueman 36 60 3 0 60.00
GB Hole c Evans b Trueman 37 47 2 0 78.72
JH de Courcy c Evans b Trueman 5 6 1 0 83.33
RG Archer c & b Bedser 10 48 0 0 20.83
AK Davidson c Edrich b Laker 22 35 4 0 62.86
RR Lindwall c Evans b Trueman 62 97 8 0 63.92
GRA Langley c Edrich b Lock 18 29 2 0 62.07
WA Johnston not out 9 20 1 0 45.00
Extras (4b, 0lb, 0w, 2nb) 6  
TOTAL 275 all out (81.3 overs; RR: 3.37)

Fall of wickets

38-1 (AR Morris 0.0 ov), 41-2 (KR Miller 0.0 ov), 107-3 (AL Hassett 0.0 ov), 107-4 (RN Harvey 0.0 ov), 118-5 (JH de Courcy 0.0 ov), 160-6 (GB Hole 0.0 ov), 160-7 (RG Archer 0.0 ov), 207-8 (AK Davidson 0.0 ov), 245-9 (GRA Langley 0.0 ov), 275-10 (RR Lindwall 81.3 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
AV Bedser 29.0 3 88 3 3.03 0 0
FS Trueman 24.3 3 86 4 3.58 0 1
TE Bailey 14.0 3 42 1 3.00 0 1
GAR Lock 9.0 2 19 1 2.11 0 0
JC Laker 5.0 0 34 1 6.80 0 0

England - 1st Inns 306 (142.3; RR: 2.15)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
L Hutton b Johnston 82 185 8 0 44.32
WJ Edrich lbw b Lindwall 21 33 3 0 63.64
PBH May c Archer b Johnston 39 134 7 0 29.10
DCS Compton c Langley b Lindwall 16 70 2 0 22.86
TW Graveney c Miller b Lindwall 4 36 0 0 11.11
TE Bailey b Archer 64 222 6 0 28.83
TG Evans run out 28 34 4 0 82.35
JC Laker c Langley b Miller 1 3 0 0 33.33
GAR Lock c Davidson b Lindwall 4 43 0 0 9.30
FS Trueman b Johnston 10 24 1 0 41.67
AV Bedser not out 22 75 2 0 29.33
Extras (9b, 5lb, 1w, 0nb) 15  
TOTAL 306 all out (142.3 overs; RR: 2.15)

Fall of wickets

37-1 (WJ Edrich 0.0 ov), 137-2 (PBH May 0.0 ov), 154-3 (L Hutton 0.0 ov), 167-4 (DCS Compton 0.0 ov), 170-5 (TW Graveney 0.0 ov), 210-6 (TG Evans 0.0 ov), 225-7 (JC Laker 0.0 ov), 237-8 (GAR Lock 0.0 ov), 262-9 (FS Trueman 0.0 ov), 306-10 (TE Bailey 142.3 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
RR Lindwall 32.0 7 70 4 2.19 0 0
KR Miller 34.0 12 65 1 1.91 0 0
WA Johnston 45.0 16 94 3 2.09 0 0
AK Davidson 10.0 1 26 0 2.60 1 0
RG Archer 10.3 2 25 1 2.50 0 0
GB Hole 11.0 6 11 0 1.00 0 0

Australia - 2nd Inns 162 (50.5; RR: 3.19)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
AL Hassett lbw b Laker 10 18 0 0 55.56
AR Morris lbw b Lock 26 62 4 0 41.94
GB Hole lbw b Laker 17 40 2 0 42.50
RN Harvey b Lock 1 3 0 0 33.33
KR Miller c Trueman b Laker 0 8 0 0 0.00
JH de Courcy run out 4 8 1 0 50.00
RG Archer c Edrich b Lock 49 65 7 1 75.38
AK Davidson b Lock 21 44 1 1 47.73
RR Lindwall c Compton b Laker 12 30 0 1 40.00
GRA Langley c Trueman b Lock 2 7 0 0 28.57
WA Johnston not out 6 20 0 0 30.00
Extras (11b, 3lb, 0w, 0nb) 14  
TOTAL 162 all out (50.5 overs; RR: 3.19)

Fall of wickets

23-1 (AL Hassett 0.0 ov), 59-2 (GB Hole 0.0 ov), 60-3 (RN Harvey 0.0 ov), 61-4 (KR Miller 0.0 ov), 61-5 (AR Morris 0.0 ov), 85-6 (JH de Courcy 0.0 ov), 135-7 (AK Davidson 0.0 ov), 140-8 (RG Archer 0.0 ov), 144-9 (GRA Langley 0.0 ov), 162-10 (RR Lindwall 50.5 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
AV Bedser 11.0 2 24 0 2.18 0 0
FS Trueman 2.0 1 4 0 2.00 0 0
JC Laker 16.5 2 75 4 4.69 0 0
GAR Lock 21.0 9 45 5 2.14 0 0

England - 2nd Inns 132-2 (63.5; RR: 2.07)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
L Hutton run out 17 30 2 0 56.67
WJ Edrich not out 55 207 6 0 26.57
PBH May c Davidson b Miller 37 89 5 0 41.57
DCS Compton not out 22 57 1 0 38.60
TW Graveney  
TE Bailey  
TG Evans  
JC Laker  
GAR Lock  
FS Trueman  
AV Bedser  
Extras (0b, 1lb, 0w, 0nb) 1  
TOTAL 132-2 (63.5 overs; RR: 2.07)

Fall of wickets

24-1 (L Hutton 0.0 ov), 88-2 (PBH May 0.0 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
RR Lindwall 21.0 5 46 0 2.19 0 0
KR Miller 11.0 3 24 1 2.18 0 0
WA Johnston 29.0 14 52 0 1.79 0 0
RG Archer 1.0 1 0 0 0.00 0 0
AL Hassett 1.0 0 4 0 4.00 0 0
AR Morris 0.5 0 5 0 - 0 0

Match Info

Match

England v Australia at The Oval, 5th Test

Date

Saturday August 15, 1953

Toss

Australia won the toss and elected to bat

Time

11:00am BST

Venue

The Kia Oval, Kennington

Umpires

FS Lee, D Davies

England Team

Playing XI

L Hutton, DCS Compton, WJ Edrich, AV Bedser, TG Evans, JC Laker, TE Bailey, TW Graveney, PBH May, FS Trueman, GAR Lock

Australia Team

Playing XI

AL Hassett, RR Lindwall, KR Miller, AR Morris, WA Johnston, RN Harvey, GB Hole, GRA Langley, RG Archer, AK Davidson, JH de Courcy