Close of Play

  • Wed, 01 Jan - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 253/6 (CL McCool 28*, D Tallon 35*)
  • Thu, 02 Jan - day 2 - England 1st innings 147/1 (C Washbrook 54*, WJ Edrich 83*)
  • Fri, 03 Jan - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 33/0 (SG Barnes 19*, AR Morris 14*)
  • Sat, 04 Jan - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 293/4 (AR Morris 132*, CL McCool 25*)
  • Sun, 05 Jan - rest day
  • Mon, 06 Jan - day 5 - England 2nd innings 91/0 (L Hutton 25*, C Washbrook 60*)
  • Tue, 07 Jan - day 6 - England 2nd innings 310/7 (100 ov) - end of match

England tour of Australia 1946-47 News

  • When Bedser bowled the Don for a duck

    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