result
4th Test, Adelaide, Jan 31 - Feb 6 1947, England tour of Australia
460 & 340/8d
(target 314)487 & 215/1
Match drawn
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Leonard Hutton lbw b McCool942742367034.30
Cyril Washbrook c †Tallon b Dooland651881785034.57
Bill Edrich c & b Dooland1738321044.73
Wally Hammond (c) b Toshack1842332042.85
Denis Compton c & b Lindwall14735028615042.00
Joe Hardstaff  b Miller671911565035.07
Jack Ikin c Toshack b Dooland2142452050.00
Norman Yardley not out 1883901021.68
Alec Bedser  b Lindwall216120012.50
Godfrey Evans  b Lindwall011000.00
Doug Wright  b Lindwall022000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 5, w 2)11
TOTAL(153 Ov, RR: 2.25)460
Fall of wickets: 1-137 (Cyril Washbrook), 2-173 (Bill Edrich), 3-196 (Leonard Hutton), 4-202 (Wally Hammond), 5-320 (Joe Hardstaff), 6-381 (Jack Ikin), 7-455 (Denis Compton), 8-460 (Alec Bedser), 9-460 (Godfrey Evans), 10-460 (Doug Wright)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ray Lindwall2355241.69---00
Keith Miller1604512.10---00
Ernie Toshack30135911.47---00
Colin McCool2919112.35---00
Ian Johnson2236902.35---00
Bruce Dooland33113333.02---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Merv Harvey  b Bedser1224152050.00
Arthur Morris c †Evans b Bedser12225526812247.84
Donald Bradman (c) b Bedser0910000.00
Lindsay Hassett c Hammond b Wright782272225134.36
Keith Miller not out 1411982709171.21
Ian Johnson lbw b Wright521271195040.94
Colin McCool c Bedser b Yardley220200010.00
Don Tallon  b Wright39110033.33
Ray Lindwall c †Evans b Yardley2034312058.82
Bruce Dooland c Bedser b Yardley2961583047.54
Ernie Toshack run out 032000.00
Extras(b 16, lb 6, nb 4, w 2)28
TOTAL(118.4 Ov, RR: 3.08)487
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Merv Harvey), 2-18 (Donald Bradman), 3-207 (Lindsay Hassett), 4-222 (Arthur Morris), 5-372 (Ian Johnson), 6-389 (Colin McCool), 7-396 (Don Tallon), 8-423 (Ray Lindwall), 9-486 (Bruce Dooland), 10-487 (Ernie Toshack)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Alec Bedser3069732.42---00
Bill Edrich2038803.30---00
Doug Wright32.4115233.50---00
Norman Yardley31710132.44---00
Jack Ikin20903.37---00
Denis Compton301203.00---00
England 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Leonard Hutton  b Johnson761611447047.20
Cyril Washbrook c †Tallon b Lindwall3978872150.00
Bill Edrich c Bradman b Toshack4698926046.93
Wally Hammond (c)c Lindwall b Toshack2264501034.37
Denis Compton not out 10335328410029.17
Joe Hardstaff  b Toshack953380016.98
Jack Ikin lbw b Toshack12818003.57
Norman Yardley c †Tallon b Lindwall1855540032.72
Alec Bedser c †Tallon b Miller319190015.78
Godfrey Evans not out 10961331010.41
Extras(b 5, lb 3, nb 3, w 2)13
TOTAL(125.1 Ov, RR: 2.03)340/8d
Did not bat: Doug Wright 
Fall of wickets: 1-100 (Cyril Washbrook), 2-137 (Leonard Hutton), 3-178 (Bill Edrich), 4-188 (Wally Hammond), 5-207 (Joe Hardstaff), 6-215 (Jack Ikin), 7-250 (Norman Yardley), 8-255 (Alec Bedser)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ray Lindwall17.146022.62---00
Keith Miller1103412.31---00
Ernie Toshack3667641.58---00
Colin McCool1934101.61---00
Ian Johnson2585111.53---00
Bruce Dooland1726502.86---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 314 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Merv Harvey  b Yardley31831003037.34
Arthur Morris not out 12417119312072.51
Donald Bradman (c)not out 56102914054.90
Extras(lb 2, nb 2)4
TOTAL(44 Ov, RR: 3.66)215/1
Fall of wickets: 1-116 (Merv Harvey)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Alec Bedser1516803.40---00
Bill Edrich722502.67---00
Doug Wright904904.08---00
Norman Yardley1306913.98---00
MATCH DETAILS
Adelaide Oval
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season1946/47
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 282
Match daysday (6-day match)
Test debut
Merv Harvey
Merv Harvey
Umpires
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George Borwick
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John Scott
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 31 Jan - day 1 - England 1st innings 239/4 (Denis Compton 15*, Joe Hardstaff 22*)
Sat, 01 Feb - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 24/2 (Arthur Morris 11*, Lindsay Hassett 0*)
Sun, 02 Feb - rest day
Mon, 03 Feb - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 293/4 (Keith Miller 33*, Ian Johnson 35*)
Tue, 04 Feb - day 4 - England 2nd innings 96/0 (Leonard Hutton 58*, Cyril Washbrook 38*)
Wed, 05 Feb - day 5 - England 2nd innings 274/8 (Denis Compton 52*, Godfrey Evans 0*)
Thu, 06 Feb - day 6 - Australia 2nd innings 215/1 (44 ov) - end of match