Australian cricket team in England in 1953

Australian cricket team in England in 1953

The Australian cricket team toured England in the 1953 season to play a five-match Test series against England for The Ashes.

England won the final Test to take the series 1-0 after the first four Tests were all drawn. England therefore recovered the Ashes for the first time since losing them in 1934.

Test series summary

* [ 1st Test] at Trent Bridge – match drawn
* [ 2nd Test] at Lord's – match drawn
* [ 3rd Test] at Old Trafford – match drawn
* [ 4th Test] at Headingley – match drawn
* [ 5th Test] at The Oval – England won by 8 wickets

External sources

* [ CricketArchive ‐ tour summaries]

Annual reviews

* Playfair Cricket Annual 1954
* Wisden Cricketers Almanack 1954

Further reading

* Bill Frindall, "The Wisden Book of Test Cricket 1877-1978", Wisden, 1979
* Chris Harte, "A History of Australian Cricket", Andre Deutsch, 1993
* Ray Robinson, "On Top Down Under", Cassell, 1975

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