England tour of Australia, 5th Test: Australia v England at Sydney, Feb 28-Mar 5, 1947
The Ashes - 5th Test
Australia won by 5 wickets
28 February, 1,3,4,5 March 1947 (6-day match)
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
L Hutton retired hurt 122 300 356 5 0 34.26
C Washbrook b Lindwall 0 4 2 0 0 0.00
WJ Edrich c †Tallon b Lindwall 60 179 174 8 0 34.48
LB Fishlock b McCool 14 42 40 1 0 35.00
DCS Compton hit wicket b Lindwall 17 48 41 1 0 41.46
NWD Yardley* c Miller b Lindwall 2 5 14 0 0 14.28
JT Ikin b Lindwall 0 6 4 0 0 0.00
TG Evans b Lindwall 29 54 49 2 0 59.18
TPB Smith b Lindwall 2 15 19 0 0 10.52
AV Bedser not out 10 38 37 0 0 27.02
DVP Wright c †Tallon b Miller 7 22 18 1 0 38.88
Extras (b 7, lb 8, w 1, nb 1) 17
  Total (all out; 94.3 overs) 280 (2.22 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RR Lindwall 22 3 63 7 2.14
  KR Miller 15.3 2 31 1 1.51
  GE Tribe 28 2 95 0 2.54
  ERH Toshack 16 4 40 0 1.87
  CL McCool 13 0 34 1 1.96
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
SG Barnes c †Evans b Bedser 71 137 166 6 0 42.77
AR Morris lbw b Bedser 57 162 139 6 0 41.00
DG Bradman* b Wright 12 27 23 0 0 52.17
AL Hassett c Ikin b Wright 24 115 104 3 0 23.07
KR Miller c Ikin b Wright 23 54 48 0 0 47.91
RA Hamence not out 30 106 96 2 0 31.25
CL McCool c Yardley b Wright 3 9 15 0 0 20.00
D Tallon c Compton b Wright 0 5 3 0 0 0.00
RR Lindwall c Smith b Wright 0 3 2 0 0 0.00
GE Tribe c Fishlock b Wright 9 8 5 1 0 180.00
ERH Toshack run out 5 13 15 0 0 33.33
Extras (b 7, lb 6, nb 6) 19
  Total (all out; 76 overs) 253 (2.49 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  AV Bedser 27 7 49 2 1.36
  WJ Edrich 7 0 34 0 3.64
  TPB Smith 8 0 38 0 3.56
  DVP Wright 29 4 105 7 2.71
  NWD Yardley 5 2 8 0 1.20
  England 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
LB Fishlock lbw b Lindwall 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
C Washbrook b McCool 24 50 49 2 0 48.97
WJ Edrich st †Tallon b McCool 24 71 65 2 0 36.92
DCS Compton c Miller b Toshack 76 175 178 5 0 42.69
JT Ikin st †Tallon b McCool 0 3 2 0 0 0.00
NWD Yardley* b McCool 11 32 43 0 0 25.58
TG Evans b Miller 20 42 71 0 0 28.16
TPB Smith c †Tallon b Lindwall 24 48 58 2 0 41.37
AV Bedser st †Tallon b McCool 4 25 13 0 0 30.76
DVP Wright not out 1 4 5 0 0 20.00
L Hutton absent hurt -
Extras (b 1, lb 1) 2
  Total (all out; 60.4 overs) 186 (2.30 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RR Lindwall 12 1 46 2 2.87
  KR Miller 6 1 11 1 1.37
  GE Tribe 14 0 58 0 3.10
  ERH Toshack 4 1 14 1 2.62
  CL McCool 21.4 5 44 5 1.53
  SG Barnes 3 0 11 0 2.75
  Australia 2nd innings (target: 214 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
SG Barnes c †Evans b Bedser 30 70 73 2 0 41.09
AR Morris run out 17 60 41 2 0 41.46
DG Bradman* c Compton b Bedser 63 117 117 7 0 53.84
AL Hassett c Ikin b Wright 47 133 122 5 0 38.52
KR Miller not out 34 58 44 6 0 77.27
RA Hamence c Edrich b Wright 1 10 10 0 0 10.00
CL McCool not out 13 21 18 0 0 72.22
Extras (b 4, lb 1, nb 4) 9
  Total (5 wickets; 52.2 overs) 214 (3.07 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  AV Bedser 22 4 75 2 2.55
  WJ Edrich 2 0 14 0 5.25
  TPB Smith 2 0 8 0 3.00
  DVP Wright 22 1 93 2 3.17
  NWD Yardley 3 1 7 0 1.75
  DCS Compton 1.2 0 8 0 4.80

Match details


Balls per over 8
Toss - England, who chose to bat
Series - Australia won the 5-match series 3-0
Test debut - RA Hamence (Australia)
Umpires - GE Borwick and JD Scott
Close of play
  • Fri, 28 Feb - day 1 - England 1st innings 237/6 (L Hutton 122*, TG Evans 0*)
  • Sat, 1 Mar - day 2 - no play
  • Sun, 2 Mar - rest day
  • Mon, 3 Mar - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 189/4 (AL Hassett 12*, RA Hamence 0*)
  • Tue, 4 Mar - day 4 - England 2nd innings 144/6 (DCS Compton 51*, TPB Smith 14*)
  • Wed, 5 Mar - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 214/5 (52.2 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


General
    • L Hutton retired hurt at 237/6
 
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