result
3rd Test, Melbourne, Jan 1 - 7 1947, England tour of Australia
365 & 536
(target 551)351 & 310/7
Match drawn
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sid Barnes lbw b Bedser451241173036.29
Arthur Morris lbw b Bedser2140502052.50
Donald Bradman (c) b Yardley791621692048.76
Lindsay Hassett c Hammond b Wright1248530025.00
Keith Miller c †Evans b Wright3368613048.52
Ian Johnson lbw b Yardley011000.00
Colin McCool not out 1041741838059.77
Don Tallon c †Evans b Edrich3571593049.29
Ray Lindwall  b Bedser930231030.00
Bruce Dooland c Hammond b Edrich1968780027.94
Ernie Toshack c Hutton b Edrich66810100.00
Extras(nb 2)2
TOTAL(97.3 Ov, RR: 2.81)365
Fall of wickets: 1-32 (Arthur Morris), 2-108 (Sid Barnes), 3-143 (Lindsay Hassett), 4-188 (Donald Bradman), 5-188 (Ian Johnson), 6-192 (Keith Miller), 7-255 (Don Tallon), 8-272 (Ray Lindwall), 9-355 (Bruce Dooland), 10-365 (Ernie Toshack)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bill Voce1024003.00---00
Alec Bedser3149932.39---00
Doug Wright26212423.57---00
Norman Yardley2045021.87---00
Bill Edrich10.325033.61---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Leonard Hutton c McCool b Lindwall210150020.00
Cyril Washbrook c †Tallon b Dooland622072351129.95
Bill Edrich lbw b Lindwall8923717310037.55
Denis Compton lbw b Toshack1123191047.82
Wally Hammond (c)c & b Dooland913111069.23
Jack Ikin c Miller b Dooland481441422033.33
Norman Yardley  b McCool611221223050.00
Godfrey Evans  b McCool1740321042.50
Bill Voce lbw b Dooland011000.00
Alec Bedser not out 2752542051.92
Doug Wright  b Johnson1028301035.71
Extras(b 1, lb 12, nb 2)15
TOTAL(108.5 Ov, RR: 2.42)351
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Leonard Hutton), 2-155 (Bill Edrich), 3-167 (Denis Compton), 4-176 (Wally Hammond), 5-179 (Cyril Washbrook), 6-292 (Norman Yardley), 7-298 (Jack Ikin), 8-298 (Bill Voce), 9-324 (Godfrey Evans), 10-351 (Doug Wright)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ray Lindwall2016422.40---00
Keith Miller1003402.54---00
Ernie Toshack2658812.53---00
Colin McCool1935322.09---00
Bruce Dooland2756941.91---00
Ian Johnson6.512813.16---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sid Barnes c †Evans b Yardley3284730038.09
Arthur Morris  b Bedser1553173648048.89
Donald Bradman (c)c & b Yardley4995994051.57
Lindsay Hassett  b Wright921221042.85
Keith Miller c Hammond b Yardley3484803040.47
Colin McCool c †Evans b Bedser431061083040.56
Ian Johnson run out 046000.00
Don Tallon c & b Wright9210810510085.18
Ray Lindwall c Washbrook b Bedser10090113131111.11
Bruce Dooland c Compton b Wright1480025.00
Ernie Toshack not out 28140025.00
Extras(b 14, lb 2, nb 3)19
TOTAL(113.3 Ov, RR: 3.54)536
Fall of wickets: 1-68 (Sid Barnes), 2-159 (Donald Bradman), 3-177 (Lindsay Hassett), 4-242 (Keith Miller), 5-333 (Arthur Morris), 6-335 (Ian Johnson), 7-341 (Colin McCool), 8-495 (Don Tallon), 9-511 (Bruce Dooland), 10-536 (Ray Lindwall)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bill Voce612903.62---00
Alec Bedser34.3417633.84---00
Doug Wright32313133.07---00
Norman Yardley2006732.51---00
Bill Edrich1818603.58---00
Leonard Hutton302807.00---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 551 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Leonard Hutton c Bradman b Toshack401681783023.80
Cyril Washbrook  b Dooland1122992458137.45
Bill Edrich lbw b McCool1334221038.23
Denis Compton run out 1427222051.85
Wally Hammond (c) b Lindwall2680773032.50
Jack Ikin c Hassett b Miller534330014.70
Norman Yardley not out 53106896050.00
Alec Bedser lbw b Miller2550493050.00
Godfrey Evans not out 0315000.00
Extras(b 15, lb 6, w 1)22
TOTAL(100 Ov, RR: 2.32)310/7
Fall of wickets: 1-138 (Leonard Hutton), 2-163 (Bill Edrich), 3-186 (Denis Compton), 4-197 (Cyril Washbrook), 5-221 (Jack Ikin), 6-249 (Wally Hammond), 7-294 (Alec Bedser)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ray Lindwall1625912.76---00
Keith Miller1104122.79---00
Ernie Toshack1653911.82---00
Colin McCool2494111.28---00
Bruce Dooland2118413.00---00
Ian Johnson1242401.50---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season1946/47
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 281
Match daysday (6-day match)
Test debut
Bruce Dooland
Bruce Dooland
Umpires
Australia Image
George Borwick
Australia Image
John Scott
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 01 Jan - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 253/6 (Colin McCool 28*, Don Tallon 35*)
Thu, 02 Jan - day 2 - England 1st innings 147/1 (Cyril Washbrook 54*, Bill Edrich 83*)
Fri, 03 Jan - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 33/0 (Sid Barnes 19*, Arthur Morris 14*)
Sat, 04 Jan - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 293/4 (Arthur Morris 132*, Colin McCool 25*)
Sun, 05 Jan - rest day
Mon, 06 Jan - day 5 - England 2nd innings 91/0 (Leonard Hutton 25*, Cyril Washbrook 60*)
Tue, 07 Jan - day 6 - England 2nd innings 310/7 (100 ov) - end of match