Result
2nd Test, Sydney, Dec 13-19 1946, England tour of Australia
(106.4 ov)
255 & 371
659/8d
Australia won by an innings and 33 runs
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
L Hutton c †Tallon b Johnson391281122030.46
C Washbrook  b Freer11080010.00
WJ Edrich lbw b McCool712362026030.08
DCS Compton c †Tallon b McCool523151021.73
WR Hammond (c)c †Tallon b McCool1157006.66
JT Ikin c Hassett b Johnson602141743028.03
NWD Yardley c †Tallon b Johnson2552483048.07
TPB Smith lbw b Johnson44500100.00
TG Evans  b Johnson51480035.71
AV Bedser  b Johnson1451460027.45
DVP Wright not out1523152065.21
Extras(b 4, lb 11)15
TOTAL(96.1 Ov, RR: 1.98)255
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Cyril Washbrook), 2-88 (Sir Leonard Hutton), 3-97 (Denis Compton), 4-99 (Wally Hammond), 5-148 (Bill Edrich), 6-187 (Norman Yardley), 7-197 (Peter Smith), 8-205 (Godfrey Evans), 9-234 (Jack Ikin), 10-255 (Sir Alec Bedser)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
KR Miller922402.0000
FAW Freer712512.6700
ERH Toshack72600.6400
GE Tribe2037002.6200
IWG Johnson30.1124261.0400
CL McCool2327332.3800
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SG Barnes c Ikin b Bedser23466764917035.08
AR Morris  b Edrich529480017.24
IWG Johnson c Washbrook b Edrich727350025.92
AL Hassett c Compton b Edrich3474813045.94
KR Miller c †Evans b Smith4079737050.63
DG Bradman (c)lbw b Yardley23439639724059.09
CL McCool c Hammond b Smith1236341033.33
D Tallon c & b Wright3046441065.21
FAW Freer not out28213031133.33
GE Tribe not out25161650156.25
Extras(lb 7, nb 2, w 1)10
TOTAL(173 Ov, RR: 2.85)659/8d
Did not bat: ERH Toshack 
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Arthur Morris), 2-37 (Ian Johnson), 3-96 (Lindsay Hassett), 4-159 (Keith Miller), 5-564 (Sir Donald Bradman), 6-564 (Sid Barnes), 7-595 (Colin McCool), 8-617 (Don Tallon)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AV Bedser46715312.4900
WJ Edrich2637932.2700
DVP Wright46816912.7500
TPB Smith37117223.4800
JT Ikin301503.7500
DCS Compton603804.7500
NWD Yardley902311.9100
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
L Hutton hit wicket b Miller3739246094.87
C Washbrook c McCool b Johnson4172871056.94
WJ Edrich  b McCool1193793147031.39
DCS Compton c Bradman b Freer541251205043.20
WR Hammond (c)c Toshack b McCool3796642138.54
JT Ikin  b Freer1745342037.77
NWD Yardley  b McCool3556504062.50
TPB Smith c Hassett b Johnson212110016.66
TG Evans st †Tallon b McCool912140075.00
AV Bedser not out37100042.85
DVP Wright c †Tallon b McCool093000.00
Extras(b 8, lb 6, nb 2, w 1)17
TOTAL(106.4 Ov, RR: 2.61)371
Fall of wickets: 1-49 (Sir Leonard Hutton), 2-118 (Cyril Washbrook), 3-220 (Denis Compton), 4-280 (Wally Hammond), 5-309 (Jack Ikin), 6-327 (Bill Edrich), 7-346 (Peter Smith), 8-366 (Norman Yardley), 9-369 (Godfrey Evans), 10-371 (Doug Wright)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
KR Miller1133712.5200
FAW Freer1324922.8200
ERH Toshack611602.0000
GE Tribe1204002.5000
IWG Johnson2979222.3700
CL McCool32.4410952.5100
SG Barnes301102.7500
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 280
Season1946/47
Match days13,14,16,17,18,19 December 1946 (6-day match)
Test debut
Fred Freer
Umpires
George Borwick
John Scott
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 13 Dec - day 1 - England 1st innings 219/8 (JT Ikin 52*, AV Bedser 1*)
Sat, 14 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 27/1 (SG Barnes 21*, IWG Johnson 0*)
Sun, 15 Dec - rest day
Mon, 16 Dec - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 252/4 (SG Barnes 109*, DG Bradman 52*)
Tue, 17 Dec - day 4 - Australia 1st innings 571/6 (CL McCool 3*, D Tallon 4*)
Wed, 18 Dec - day 5 - England 2nd innings 247/3 (WJ Edrich 86*, WR Hammond 15*)
Thu, 19 Dec - day 6 - England 2nd innings 371 (106.4 ov) - end of match