Leeds v All England Eleven
All England Eleven matches 1856
VenueVictoria Ground, Leeds on 25th, 26th, 28th September 1856 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
PlayersLeeds: 22; All England Eleven: 11
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1
Close of play day 2All England Eleven (2) 99/4 (Parr 15*, Hirst 9*)

All England Eleven first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AJD Diverb Atkinson2      
J Chattertonb Atkinson18      
J Caesarc Lancaster b Robinson9      
A Clarkerun out13      
G Andersonc Appleyard b Robinson5      
*G Parrrun out3      
HS Hirstlbw b Atkinson9      
HH Stephensonc Broughton b Sams0      
E Willsherb Sams7      
+G Mortonb Robinson2      
J Jacksonnot out4      
Extras(1 lb, 10 w)11
Total(all out)83
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-83
Leeds bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Leeds first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Inghamb Jackson1      
J Cadmanrun out13      
I Appleyardb Jackson3      
Englandc and b Willsher5      
J Samsc Willsher b Jackson6      
Croxallb Jackson0      
WH Porrittb Willsher9      
W Scaifeb Willsher0      
Richardsonb Willsher0      
G Bosomworthc Chatterton b Willsher8      
JH Sadlerc Chatterton b Willsher1      
C Robinsonc Caesar b Jackson0      
J Lancasterc Parr b Jackson0      
H Leelbw b Jackson0      
E Dockrayrun out0      
J Thompsonc Caesar b Jackson1      
C Thompsonb Willsher0      
W Rotheryrun out0      
GR Atkinsonb Willsher0      
WH Duthoitnot out0      
T Broughtonb Jackson2      
G Swalec Parr b Jackson0      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 1 w)5
Total(all out, 69.2 overs)54
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-?, 12-?, 13-?, 14-?, 15-?, 16-?, 17-?, 18-?, 19-?, 20-?, 21-54 (69.2 ov)
All England Eleven bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Willsher35   ?268--

All England Eleven second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Jacksonc Bosomworth b Atkinson0      
J Chattertonb Atkinson0      
J Caesarc Richardson b Robinson51      
G Andersonb Robinson20      
*G Parrnot out15      
HS Hirstnot out9      
AJD Diverdid not bat      
A Clarkedid not bat      
HH Stephensondid not bat      
E Willsherdid not bat      
+G Mortondid not bat      
Extras(4 w)4
Total(4 wickets)99
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?
Leeds bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

--> The match was scheduled for two days but extended to three.
--> There was no play on the final day.
--> Bowling in the Leeds first innings adds 1 run over

The last twelve wickets of Leeds fell for 4 runs
The All England had a meeting on the evening of the 26th when it was decided that the Eleven should carry on as formerly when they were 'piloted' by the late William Clarke. A management committee was formed, consisting of Julius Caesar, Edgar Wilsher, George Anderson, Alfred Clarke and Heathfield Harman Stephenson. George Parr was elected to the office of secretary.





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