Minor Counties v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1956
VenueOsborne Avenue, Jesmond on 8th, 10th September 1956 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultAustralians won by 7 wickets
UmpiresGE Hart, GWF Reeves
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 251/8 (Davidson 14*, Crawford 8*)

Minor Counties first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MM Walfordc Maddocks b Crawford5      
RW Smithsonc Miller b Wilson28      
AC Waltonst Maddocks b Wilson13      
ME Scottc Craig b Wilson53      
*DM Haynesc Maddocks b Archer25      
H Boonb Archer0      
+G Millmanc Benaud b Archer0      
JM Watsonb Benaud18      
CA Pickettc Davidson b Benaud0      
L McGibbonnot out1      
P Hodgsonc Craig b Benaud1      
Total(all out, 67.2 overs)144
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-42, 3-55, 4-90, 5-90, 6-90, 7-134, 8-136, 9-142, 10-144 (67.2 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Crawford11   6181--
Archer12   6173--
Miller6   1230--
Wilson16   8353--
Davidson5   270--
Craig5   2110--
Harvey2   170--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldc Boon b McGibbon4      
+LV Maddocksc Walford b Hodgson5      
ID Craigc Hodgson b McGibbon80      
RN Harveyc Pickett b McGibbon42      
KD Mackayc Boon b Hodgson11      
R Benaudb Scott28      
RG Archerc Watson b Scott23      
*KR Millerc Smithson b Pickett31      
AK Davidsonc Boon b Hodgson24      
WPA Crawfordb McGibbon15      
JW Wilsonnot out0      
Extras(2 b, 3 nb, 2 w)7
Total(all out, 57.5 overs)270
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-24, 3-119, 4-138, 5-145, 6-183, 7-199, 8-243, 9-262, 10-270 (57.5 ov)
Minor Counties bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McGibbon13   0764--
Watson4   0470--
Pickett20   0101--
Scott6   0582--

Minor Counties second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MM Walfordc Maddocks b Wilson19      
RW Smithsonb Archer73      
AC Waltonb Benaud16      
ME Scottc McDonald b Harvey59      
*DM Haynesb Harvey20      
H Boonb Wilson1      
+G Millmannot out14      
JM Watsonc Crawford b Harvey4      
CA Pickett hit wkt b Harvey20      
L McGibbonb Harvey8      
P Hodgsonb Wilson0      
Extras(8 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)10
Total(all out, 80.2 overs)244
Fall of wickets:
1-40, 2-68, 3-145, 4-192, 5-193, 6-201, 7-206, 8-231, 9-243, 10-244 (80.2 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Crawford7   530--
Archer7   3111--
Benaud9   1391--
Mackay4   0110--
Harvey12   1575--
Davidson9   6120--
Miller8   4210--
Maddocks4   1210--
McDonald4   0130--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldnot out30      
+LV Maddockslbw b McGibbon12      
ID Craigc McGibbon b Hodgson4      
R Benaudnot out51      
RG Archerc Scott b McGibbon12      
RN Harveydid not bat      
KD Mackaydid not bat      
*KR Millerdid not bat      
AK Davidsondid not bat      
WPA Crawforddid not bat      
JW Wilsondid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 2 nb)10
Total(3 wickets, 23.2 overs)119
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-31, 3-35
Minor Counties bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McGibbon12   1552--
Hodgson7   0271--
Pickett3   0240--





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