Stats Spider The Ashes: 1st Test, 1954/55

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Australia v England @ Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
26, 27, 29, 30 November, 1 December 1954 (six-day match)

Toss: England (field)
Umpires: C Hoy, MJ McInnes
Match Result: Australia won by an innings and 154 runs

1st Innings


    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Les Favellc Colin Cowdrey b Brian Statham23-803-
2. Arthur Morrisc Colin Cowdrey b Trevor Bailey1530419182
3. Keith Miller b Trevor Bailey49-8641
4. Neil Harveyc Trevor Bailey b Alec Bedser162-38017-
5. Graeme Holerun out ( > > )57-1204-
6. Richie Benaudc Peter May b Frank Tyson34-9311
7. Ron Archerc Alec Bedser b Brian Statham0-5--
8. Ray Lindwallnot out 64-12811-
+9. Gil Langley b Trevor Bailey16-292-
*10. Ian Johnsonnot out 24-2021
11. Bill Johnston

FOW 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).
Extras 11b, 7lb, 0w, 1nb, 0pen) 19
Total (for 8 wickets, 129 ovs) 601

Bowling O M R W Extras
Alec Bedser3741311 (0w,0nb)
Brian Statham3421232 (0w,0nb)
Frank Tyson2911601 (0w,0nb)
Trevor Bailey2611403 (0w,0nb)
Bill Edrich30280 (0w,0nb)

2nd Innings


    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
*1. Len Huttonc Gil Langley b Ray Lindwall4-41-
2. Reg Simpson b Keith Miller2-10--
3. Bill Edrichc Gil Langley b Ron Archer15-423-
4. Peter May b Ray Lindwall1-5--
5. Colin Cowdreyc Graeme Hole b Bill Johnston40-1967-
6. Trevor Bailey b Bill Johnston88-261111
7. Frank Tyson b Ian Johnson7-23-1
8. Alec Bedser b Ian Johnson5-81-
+9. Keith Andrew b Ray Lindwall6-13--
10. Brian Statham b Ian Johnson11-372-
11. Denis Comptonnot out 2-15--

FOW 1-4 (Len 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), 190 (Trevor Bailey).
Extras 3b, 6lb, 0w, 0nb, 0pen) 9
Total (for 10 wickets, 76.1 ovs) 190

Bowling O M R W Extras
Ray Lindwall144273 (0w,0nb)
Keith Miller115191 (0w,0nb)
Ron Archer41141 (0w,0nb)
Ian Johnson195463 (0w,0nb)
Richie Benaud125280 (0w,0nb)
Bill Johnston16.15472 (0w,0nb)

3rd Innings


    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
*1. Len Huttonlbw b Keith Miller13-602-
2. Reg Simpsonrun out ( > > )9-40--
3. Bill Edrich b Bill Johnston88-191131
4. Peter Maylbw b Ray Lindwall44-1456-
5. Colin Cowdrey b Richie Benaud10-682-
6. Trevor Baileyc Gil Langley b Ray Lindwall23-954-
7. Frank Tysonnot out 37-951-
8. Alec Bedserc Ron Archer b Ian Johnson5-19--
+9. Keith Andrew b Ian Johnson5-81-
10. Denis Comptonc Gil Langley b Richie Benaud0-2--
11. Brian Stathamc Neil Harvey b Richie Benaud14-62-

FOW 1-22 (Reg Simpson), 2-23 (Len 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), 257 (Brian Statham).
Extras 7b, 2lb, 0w, 0nb, 0pen) 9
Total (for 10 wickets, 90.1 ovs) 257

Bowling O M R W Extras
Ray Lindwall173502 (0w,0nb)
Keith Miller122301 (0w,0nb)
Ron Archer154280 (0w,0nb)
Ian Johnson175382 (0w,0nb)
Richie Benaud8.11433 (0w,0nb)
Bill Johnston218591 (0w,0nb)



Les Favell, Arthur Morris, Keith Miller, Neil Harvey, Graeme Hole, Richie Benaud, Ron Archer, Ray Lindwall, Gil Langley, Ian Johnson, Bill Johnston


Len Hutton, Reg Simpson, Bill Edrich, Peter May, Colin Cowdrey, Trevor Bailey, Frank Tyson, Alec Bedser, Keith Andrew, Denis Compton, Brian Statham