England tour of Australia, 1946/47 / Scorecard

The Ashes - 1st Test

Australia v England

Australia won by an innings and 332 runs

Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
SG Barnes c Bedser b Wright 31 66 52 4 0 59.61
AR Morris c Hammond b Bedser 2 11 9 0 0 22.22
DG Bradman* b Edrich 187 316 313 19 0 59.74
AL Hassett c Yardley b Bedser 128 392 395 10 1 32.40
KR Miller lbw b Wright 79 160 154 6 1 51.29
CL McCool lbw b Wright 95 156 153 14 0 62.09
IWG Johnson lbw b Wright 47 110 109 3 0 43.11
D Tallon lbw b Edrich 14 39 36 3 0 38.88
RR Lindwall c Voce b Wright 31 49 39 3 2 79.48
GE Tribe c †Gibb b Edrich 1 7 6 0 0 16.66
ERH Toshack not out 1 7 6 0 0 16.66
Extras (b 5, lb 11, w 2, nb 11) 29
Total (all out; 158.6 overs) 645 (3.04 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-9 (Morris), 2-46 (Barnes), 3-322 (Bradman), 4-428 (Hassett), 5-465 (Miller), 6-596 (Johnson), 7-599 (McCool), 8-629 (Tallon), 9-643 (Tribe), 10-645 (Lindwall)
Bowling O M R W Econ
W Voce 28 9 92 0 2.46
AV Bedser 41 5 159 2 2.90
DVP Wright 43.6 4 167 5 2.86
WJ Edrich 25 2 107 3 3.21
NWD Yardley 13 1 47 0 2.71
JT Ikin 2 0 24 0 9.00
DCS Compton 6 0 20 0 2.50
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
L Hutton b Miller 7 16 16 0 0 43.75
C Washbrook c Barnes b Miller 6 55 30 0 0 20.00
WJ Edrich c McCool b Miller 16 98 117 1 0 13.67
DCS Compton lbw b Miller 17 36 37 1 0 45.94
WR Hammond* lbw b Toshack 32 132 145 3 0 22.06
JT Ikin c †Tallon b Miller 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
NWD Yardley c †Tallon b Toshack 29 125 114 4 0 25.43
PA Gibb b Miller 13 19 23 2 0 56.52
W Voce not out 1 11 7 0 0 14.28
AV Bedser lbw b Miller 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
DVP Wright c †Tallon b Toshack 4 5 8 1 0 50.00
Extras (b 8, lb 3, w 2, nb 3) 16
Total (all out; 61.5 overs) 141 (1.71 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-10 (Hutton), 2-25 (Washbrook), 3-49 (Compton), 4-56 (Edrich), 5-56 (Ikin), 6-121 (Hammond), 7-134 (Yardley), 8-136 (Gibb), 9-136 (Bedser), 10-141 (Wright)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RR Lindwall 12 4 23 0 1.43
KR Miller 22 4 60 7 2.04
ERH Toshack 16.5 11 17 3 0.76
GE Tribe 9 2 19 0 1.58
CL McCool 1 0 5 0 3.75
SG Barnes 1 0 1 0 0.75
England 2nd innings (following on) R M B 4s 6s SR
L Hutton c Barnes b Miller 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
C Washbrook c Barnes b Miller 13 46 39 1 0 33.33
WJ Edrich lbw b Toshack 7 14 17 1 0 41.17
DCS Compton c Barnes b Toshack 15 68 90 1 0 16.66
WR Hammond* b Toshack 23 44 49 1 2 46.93
JT Ikin b Tribe 32 42 56 5 0 57.14
NWD Yardley c Hassett b Toshack 0 2 3 0 0 0.00
PA Gibb lbw b Toshack 11 37 33 2 0 33.33
W Voce c Hassett b Tribe 18 16 21 1 1 85.71
AV Bedser c & b Toshack 18 29 33 2 0 54.54
DVP Wright not out 10 16 16 2 0 62.50
Extras (b 15, lb 7, w 1, nb 2) 25
Total (all out; 43.7 overs) 172 (2.94 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-0 (Hutton), 2-13 (Edrich), 3-33 (Washbrook), 4-62 (Compton), 5-65 (Hammond), 6-65 (Yardley), 7-112 (Ikin), 8-114 (Gibb), 9-143 (Voce), 10-172 (Bedser)
Bowling O M R W Econ
KR Miller 11 3 17 2 1.15
ERH Toshack 20.7 2 82 6 2.94
GE Tribe 12 2 48 2 3.00
Match details
Balls per over 8
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series Australia led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debuts AR Morris and GE Tribe (Australia)
Umpires GE Borwick and JD Scott
Close of play
Fri, 29 Nov - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 292/2 (DG Bradman 162*, AL Hassett 81*)
Sat, 30 Nov - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 595/5 (CL McCool 92*, IWG Johnson 47*)
Sun, 1 Dec - rest day
Mon, 2 Dec - day 3 - England 1st innings 21/1 (C Washbrook 5*, WJ Edrich 8*)
Tue, 3 Dec - day 4 - England 1st innings 117/5 (WR Hammond 30*, NWD Yardley 25*)
Wed, 4 Dec - day 5 - England 2nd innings 172 (43.7 ov) - end of match
 
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Nov 29, 1946

Jack Ikin 'catches' Don Bradman in one of the Ashes' most controversial moments. The umpire ruled Bradman not out, to the dismay of the fielders, Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane, November 29, 1946

Jack Ikin 'catches' Don Bradman

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