1934 English cricket season

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1934 English cricket season

The 1934 English cricket season saw England lose the Ashes they had won via Bodyline in 1932-3, with Don Bradman again the crucial difference between two very strong teams. It was the 35th test series between the two sides with Australia winning 2-1.[1]

The 1934 County Championship was won by Lancashire County Cricket Club.[2] [1]


Test series[edit]

England lost the Ashes to Australia who won the first and final Tests. England won the second by an innings, Hedley Verity taking 15 wickets, with the other two matches drawn.

Cumulative record - Test wins 1876-1934
England 52
Australia 53
Drawn 29

County Championship[edit]

Leading batsmen[edit]

Don Bradman topped the averages with 2020 runs @ 84.16

Leading bowlers[edit]

Bill O'Reilly topped the averages with 109 wickets @ 17.04


  1. ^ a b Wynne-Thomas, Peter (1983). The Hamlyn A-Z of Cricket Records. Hamlyn Publishing Group. ISBN 0-600-34667-6. 
  2. ^ Engel, Matthew (2004). Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2004, pages 493-494. John Wisden & Company Ltd. ISBN 0-947766-83-9. 

Annual reviews[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • 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

External links[edit]