England tour of Australia 1946/47

Test Match

England v New Zealand 1946-47

For the first time in the history of cricket an extra day was added to a Test when rain prevented any play on the third day

Fifth Test Match

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA 1946-47

Toss: England

Fourth Test Match

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA 1946-47

There were four extraordinary features about this Test

Statistics

The Ashes, 1946/47 (England in Australia Tests)

England tour of Australia, Nov 1946 - Mar 1947

Test matches

Wally Hammond bats against Australia
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Tour Results
Australia v England at Sydney - Feb 28-Mar 5, 1947
Australia won by 5 wickets
Australia v England at Adelaide - Jan 31-Feb 6, 1947
Match drawn
Australia v England at Melbourne - Jan 1-7, 1947
Match drawn
Australia v England at Sydney - Dec 13-19, 1946
Australia won by an innings and 33 runs
Australia v England at Brisbane - Nov 29-Dec 4, 1946
Australia won by an innings and 332 runs
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