England tour of Australia, 1st Test: Australia v England at Brisbane, Nov 29-Dec 4, 1946
The Ashes - 1st Test
Australia won by an innings and 332 runs
29,30 November, 2,3,4 December 1946 (6-day match)
  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)
  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)
  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)
  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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