result
1st Test, Brisbane, Nov 26 - Dec 1 1954, England tour of Australia
601/8d
(90.1 ov)(f/o) 190 & 257
Australia won by an innings and 154 runs
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Les Favell c Cowdrey b Statham23-8030-
Arthur Morris c Cowdrey b Bailey153-419182-
Keith Miller  b Bailey49-8641-
Neil Harvey c Bailey b Bedser162-380170-
Graeme Hole run out 57-12040-
Richie Benaud c May b Tyson34-9311-
Ron Archer c Bedser b Statham0-500-
Ray Lindwall not out 64-128110-
Gil Langley  b Bailey16-2920-
Ian Johnson (c)not out 24-2021-
Extras(b 11, lb 7, nb 1)19
TOTAL(129 Ov, RR: 3.49)601/8d
Did not bat: Bill Johnston 
Fall of wickets: 1-51 (Les Favell), 2-123 (Keith Miller), 3-325 (Arthur Morris), 4-456 (Graeme Hole), 5-463 (Neil Harvey), 6-464 (Ron Archer), 7-545 (Richie Benaud), 8-572 (Gil Langley)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Alec Bedser37413112.65---00
Brian Statham34212322.71---00
Frank Tyson29116014.13---00
Trevor Bailey26114034.03---00
Bill Edrich302807.00---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Leonard Hutton (c)c †Langley b Lindwall4-410-
Reg Simpson  b Miller2-1000-
Bill Edrich c †Langley b Archer15-4230-
Peter May  b Lindwall1-500-
Colin Cowdrey c Hole b Johnston40-19670-
Trevor Bailey  b Johnston88-261111-
Frank Tyson  b Johnson7-2301-
Alec Bedser  b Johnson5-810-
Keith Andrew  b Lindwall6-1300-
Brian Statham  b Johnson11-3720-
Denis Compton not out 2-1500-
Extras(b 3, lb 6)9
TOTAL(76.1 Ov, RR: 1.87)190
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Leonard Hutton), 2-10 (Reg Simpson), 3-11 (Peter May), 4-25 (Bill Edrich), 5-107 (Colin Cowdrey), 6-132 (Frank Tyson), 7-141 (Alec Bedser), 8-156 (Keith Andrew), 9-181 (Brian Statham), 10-190 (Trevor Bailey)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ray Lindwall1442731.44---00
Keith Miller1151911.29---00
Ron Archer411412.62---00
Ian Johnson1954631.81---00
Richie Benaud1252801.75---00
Bill Johnston16.154722.18---00
England 2nd INNINGS (FOLLOWING ON)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Leonard Hutton (c)lbw b Miller13-6020-
Reg Simpson run out 9-4000-
Bill Edrich  b Johnston88-191131-
Peter May lbw b Lindwall44-14560-
Colin Cowdrey  b Benaud10-6820-
Trevor Bailey c †Langley b Lindwall23-9540-
Frank Tyson not out 37-9510-
Alec Bedser c Archer b Johnson5-1900-
Keith Andrew  b Johnson5-810-
Denis Compton c †Langley b Benaud0-200-
Brian Statham c Harvey b Benaud14-620-
Extras(b 7, lb 2)9
TOTAL(90.1 Ov, RR: 2.13)257
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Reg Simpson), 2-23 (Leonard Hutton), 3-147 (Peter May), 4-163 (Bill Edrich), 5-181 (Colin Cowdrey), 6-220 (Trevor Bailey), 7-231 (Alec Bedser), 8-242 (Keith Andrew), 9-243 (Denis Compton), 10-257 (Brian Statham)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ray Lindwall1735022.20---00
Keith Miller1223011.87---00
Ron Archer1542801.40---00
Ian Johnson1753821.67---00
Richie Benaud8.114333.96---00
Bill Johnston2185912.10---00
MATCH DETAILS
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
TossEngland, elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season1954/55
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 391
Match daysday (6-day match)
Test debut
Colin Cowdrey
Colin Cowdrey
Keith Andrew
Keith Andrew
Les Favell
Les Favell
Umpires
Australia Image
Col Hoy
Australia Image
Mel McInnes
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 26 Nov - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 208/2 (Arthur Morris 82*, Neil Harvey 41*)
Sat, 27 Nov - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 503/6 (Richie Benaud 14*, Ray Lindwall 27*)
Sun, 28 Nov - rest day
Mon, 29 Nov - day 3 - England 1st innings 107/5 (Trevor Bailey 38*, Frank Tyson 0*)
Tue, 30 Nov - day 4 - England 2nd innings 130/2 (Bill Edrich 68*, Peter May 39*)
Wed, 01 Dec - day 5 - England 2nd innings 257 (90.1 ov) - end of match