1934 English cricket season

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1934 English cricket season

1934 was the 41st season of County Championship cricket in England. England lost the Ashes with Don Bradman again the crucial difference between two very strong teams, Australia winning 2–1. Lancashire won the championship.


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


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]