• BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    retired hurt
    122
    356
    300
    5
    0
    34.26
    b Lindwall
    0
    2
    4
    0
    0
    0.00
    c †Tallon b Lindwall
    60
    174
    179
    8
    0
    34.48
    b McCool
    14
    40
    42
    1
    0
    35.00
    hit wicket b Lindwall
    17
    41
    48
    1
    0
    41.46
    c Miller b Lindwall
    2
    14
    5
    0
    0
    14.28
    b Lindwall
    0
    4
    6
    0
    0
    0.00
    b Lindwall
    29
    49
    54
    2
    0
    59.18
    b Lindwall
    2
    19
    15
    0
    0
    10.52
    not out
    10
    37
    38
    0
    0
    27.02
    c †Tallon b Miller
    7
    18
    22
    1
    0
    38.88
    Extras
    17 (b 7, lb 8, nb 1, w 1)
    TOTAL
    280 all out (94.3 Overs, RR: 2.22 per 6 ball)
    Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Cyril Washbrook), 2-151 (Bill Edrich), 3-188 (Laurie Fishlock), 4-215 (Denis Compton), 5-225 (Norman Yardley), 6-225 (Jack Ikin), 6-237* (Sir Leonard Hutton, retired not out ), 7-244 (Peter Smith), 8-269 (Godfrey Evans), 9-280 (Doug Wright)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    RR Lindwall2236372.1400
    KR Miller15.323111.5100
    GE Tribe2829502.5400
    ERH Toshack1644001.8700
    CL McCool1303411.9600

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