Close of Play

  • Fri, 28 Feb - day 1 - England 1st innings 237/6 (L Hutton 122*, TG Evans 0*)
  • Sat, 01 Mar - day 2 - no play
  • Sun, 02 Mar - rest day
  • Mon, 03 Mar - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 189/4 (AL Hassett 12*, RA Hamence 0*)
  • Tue, 04 Mar - day 4 - England 2nd innings 144/6 (DCS Compton 51*, TPB Smith 14*)
  • Wed, 05 Mar - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 214/5 (52.2 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

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