IWG Johnson's XI v RR Lindwall's XI
Other First-Class matches in Australia 1955/56
VenueSydney Cricket Ground, Sydney on 13th, 14th, 16th, 17th January 1956 (4-day match)
Balls per over8
TossIWG Johnson's XI won the toss and decided to bat
ResultRR Lindwall's XI won by 2 wickets
UmpiresJP Bowden, CE Wigzell
Close of play day 1IWG Johnson's XI (1) 282/4 (Craig 4*, Benaud 8*)
Close of play day 2RR Lindwall's XI (1) 96/3 (Burke 53*, Burge 26*)
Close of play day 3RR Lindwall's XI (1) 435 all out

IWG Johnson's XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Rutherfordb Power113     
CC McDonaldc Hill b Power4     
KD Mackayc Langley b Wilson143     
RB Simpsonlbw b Bratchford5     
ID Craigc Langley b Power58     
R Benaudc Harvey b Lindwall101     
+LV Maddocksb Wilson24     
AK Davidsonc Lindwall b Power5     
*IWG Johnsonc Burke b Bratchford31     
WPA Crawfordretired hurt11     
J Drennannot out2     
Extras(4 b, 6 lb, 3 nb)13
Total(all out, 521 minutes, 121.2 overs)510
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-257, 3-266, 4-274, 5-428, 6-437, 7-453, 8-494, 9-510 (121.2 ov)
RR Lindwall's XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall23   3791--
Power24   31104-3
Bratchford21   11122--
Hill21   2840--
Burke5   0300--

RR Lindwall's XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LE Favellb Davidson4     
JW Burkeb Johnson192     
SJ Carrollc Rutherford b Drennan2     
RN Harveyc Simpson b Davidson10     
PJP Burgerun out (Benaud)72     
JD Bratchfordlbw b Johnson38     
*RR Lindwallc sub (RN Harvey) b Benaud33     
+GRA Langleyc Johnson b Benaud29     
JC Hillc sub (WJ Saunders) b Simpson5     
JW Wilsonnot out12     
JF Powerc sub (RN Harvey) b Benaud29     
Extras(1 b, 6 lb, 2 nb)9
Total(all out, 442 minutes, 115.3 overs)435
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-16, 3-35, 4-198, 5-304, 6-345, 7-376, 8-387, 9-397, 10-435 (115.3 ov)
IWG Johnson's XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Drennan15   3521-1
Davidson24   1872-1
Mackay12   0350--
Johnson23   3932--
Simpson6   0331--
Rutherford10   0320--

IWG Johnson's XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldc and b Hill63     
JW Rutherfordb Wilson24     
RB Simpsonnot out30     
R Benaudc Bratchford b Hill22     
AK Davidsonnot out6     
KD Mackaydid not bat      
ID Craigdid not bat      
+LV Maddocksdid not bat      
*IWG Johnsondid not bat      
WPA Crawforddid not bat      
J Drennandid not bat      
Extras(1 lb, 2 nb, 4 w)7
Total(3 wickets, declared, 138 minutes, 34 overs)152
Fall of wickets:
1-82, 2-98, 3-146
RR Lindwall's XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall4   0180--
Power8   049042
Bratchford6   0180--
Wilson12   0501--
Hill4   0102--

RR Lindwall's XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LE Favellc Maddocks b Drennan18     
SJ Carrollc sub (WJ Saunders) b Simpson33     
RN Harveyc Johnson b Rutherford96     
PJP Burgec Maddocks b Drennan46     
*RR Lindwallb Drennan7     
JF Powerc Simpson b Rutherford7     
JC Hillc Drennan b Benaud2     
JW Burkenot out6     
JD Bratchfordst Maddocks b Benaud0     
+GRA Langleynot out6     
JW Wilsondid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(8 wickets, 176 minutes, 41.7 overs)229
Fall of wickets:
1-40, 2-68, 3-156, 4-182, 5-211, 6-211, 7-214, 8-215
IWG Johnson's XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Drennan13   0563--
Davidson4   0190--
Johnson8   1470-1
Simpson6   1361--
Mackay4   0240--
Rutherford2   072--

--> JW Burke (1) passed his previous highest score of 189 in first-class matches
--> WPA Crawford retired hurt in the IWG Johnson's XI first innings having scored 11 (team score 507/8)

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