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1954 English cricket season

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1954 English cricket season

1954 English cricket season
Cricket formats first-class, minor counties

Pakistan toured England for the first time in the 1954 English cricket season and drew the series of four Test matches.

Contents

  • Honours 1
  • Test series 2
  • Leading batsmen 3
  • Leading bowlers 4
  • References 5
  • Annual reviews 6
  • External links 7

Honours

  • County Championship - Surrey
  • Minor Counties Championship - Surrey II
  • Wisden - George Tribe

Test series

England could only draw the series with Pakistan 1–1, with the other two matches badly affected by the poor weather of the summer and left drawn. Pakistan won the final Test to square the series thanks to a marvellous seam bowling performance by Fazal Mahmood, who took 6-53 and 6-46 at The Oval.

Leading batsmen

Denis Compton topped the averages with 1524 runs @ 58.62

Leading bowlers

Brian Statham topped the averages with 92 wickets @ 14.13

References

Annual reviews

External links

  • CricketArchive – season summary
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