The Ashes - 1st Test

Australia v England

Australia won by an innings and 154 runs

Australia 1st innings | England 1st innings | England 2nd innings
Partnerships - England 2nd innings
Wkt Runs Overs RR Player Player Start End
1st 22 RT Simpson L Hutton - 1/22
2nd 1 L Hutton WJ Edrich 1/22 2/23
3rd 124 PBH May WJ Edrich 2/23 3/147
4th 16 WJ Edrich MC Cowdrey 3/147 4/163
5th 18 MC Cowdrey TE Bailey 4/163 5/181
6th 39 TE Bailey FH Tyson 5/181 6/220
7th 11 AV Bedser FH Tyson 6/220 7/231
8th 11 KV Andrew FH Tyson 7/231 8/242
9th 1 DCS Compton FH Tyson 8/242 9/243
10th 14 JB Statham FH Tyson 9/243 10/257
Highest partnerships in the match
Inns Wkt Runs Overs RR Player Player Start End
1 3rd 202 AR Morris RN Harvey 2/123 3/325
1 4th 131 GB Hole RN Harvey 3/325 4/456
3 3rd 124 PBH May WJ Edrich 2/23 3/147
2 5th 82 MC Cowdrey TE Bailey 4/25 5/107
1 7th 81 R Benaud RR Lindwall 6/464 7/545
1 2nd 72 KR Miller AR Morris 1/51 2/123
1 1st 51 LE Favell AR Morris - 1/51
3 6th 39 TE Bailey FH Tyson 5/181 6/220
1 9th 29* IWG Johnson RR Lindwall 8/572 8/601 (129.0)
1 8th 27 GRA Langley RR Lindwall 7/545 8/572
2 9th 25 JB Statham TE Bailey 8/156 9/181
2 6th 25 FH Tyson TE Bailey 5/107 6/132
3 1st 22 RT Simpson L Hutton - 1/22
3 5th 18 MC Cowdrey TE Bailey 4/163 5/181
3 4th 16 WJ Edrich MC Cowdrey 3/147 4/163
2 8th 15 KV Andrew TE Bailey 7/141 8/156
3 10th 14 JB Statham FH Tyson 9/243 10/257
2 4th 14 WJ Edrich MC Cowdrey 3/11 4/25
3 8th 11 KV Andrew FH Tyson 7/231 8/242
3 7th 11 AV Bedser FH Tyson 6/220 7/231
2 10th 9 TE Bailey DCS Compton 9/181 10/190
2 7th 9 AV Bedser TE Bailey 6/132 7/141
1 5th 7 RN Harvey R Benaud 4/456 5/463
2 2nd 6 RT Simpson WJ Edrich 1/4 2/10
2 1st 4 L Hutton RT Simpson - 1/4
3 9th 1 DCS Compton FH Tyson 8/242 9/243
3 2nd 1 L Hutton WJ Edrich 1/22 2/23
2 3rd 1 PBH May WJ Edrich 2/10 3/11
1 6th 1 RG Archer R Benaud 5/463 6/464
Series Results
Australia v England at Sydney - Feb 25-Mar 3, 1955
Match drawn
Australia v England at Adelaide - Jan 28-Feb 2, 1955
England won by 5 wickets
Australia v England at Melbourne - Dec 31, 1954 - Jan 5, 1955
England won by 128 runs
Australia v England at Sydney - Dec 17-22, 1954
England won by 38 runs
Australia v England at Brisbane - Nov 26-Dec 1, 1954
Australia won by an innings and 154 runs
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Photos

Nov 30, 1954

Alec Bedser turns to see that he has been clean bowled by Ian Johnson, Australia v England, 1st Test, Melbourne, November 30, 1954

Alec Bedser turns to see that he has been clean bowled by Ian Johnson

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Nov 25, 1954

Les Favell bats in the nets before making his Test debut, Brisbane, November 25, 1954

Les Favell bats in the nets before making his Test debut

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