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When Bedser bowled the Don for a duck

Sep 1, 2014: After receiving a pasting at the hands of the Australians during the first post-war Ashes tour, Bedser decided he had to think up a new delivery: the legcutter

Ashley Mallett

Test Match

England v New Zealand 1946-47

1948: 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

1948: Toss: England

Fourth Test Match

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA 1946-47

1948: There were four extraordinary features about this Test

Third Test Match

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA 1946-47

1948: England put up a much better show in this game, but experienced astonishing ill-luck

Second Test Match

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA 1946-47

1948: At Sydney, December 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19

First Test Match

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA 1946-47

1948: At Brisbane, November 29, 30, December 2, 3, 4, 5

Australia 3 England 0, New Zealand 0 England 0

M.C.C. team in Australia and New Zealand, 1946-47

1948: The M.C.C

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