Worcestershire v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1956
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 2nd, 3rd, 4th May 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresD Davies, DE Davies
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 135/1 (McDonald 85*, Mackay 40*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 2/0 (Kenyon 2*, PE Richardson 0*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonb Lindwall21      
*PE Richardsonc Craig b Crawford15      
LF Outschoornc Mackay b Johnson2      
G Dewsb Lindwall31      
DW Richardsonlbw b Davidson9      
MJ Hortonst Maddocks b Benaud0      
RO Jenkinsc Maddocks b Crawford3      
+R Boothlbw b Lindwall0      
R Berryc Maddocks b Benaud0      
GH Chestertonnot out4      
JA Flavellb Crawford4      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 52.1 overs)90
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-37, 3-41, 4-64, 5-73, 6-79, 7-79, 8-80, 9-86, 10-90 (52.1 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall15   6223--
Johnson7   631--
Davidson6   4121--
Benaud13   8162--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldc Dews b Flavell86  14-  
JW Burkeb Chesterton4      
KD Mackayc Dews b Chesterton55      
RN Harveyc Booth b Flavell2      
ID Craigc DW Richardson b Flavell6      
+LV Maddocksc Dews b Chesterton56      
R Benaudb Flavell160 195223  
RR Lindwallc Flavell b Jenkins10      
*IWG Johnsonc DW Richardson b Chesterton44      
WPA Crawfordnot out5      
AK Davidsonabsent hurt
Extras(5 b, 2 lb, 1 nb, 2 w)10
Total(all out, 134.5 overs)438
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-137, 3-145, 4-156, 5-166, 6-292, 7-317, 8-429, 9-438 (134.5 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Chesterton56   181314--
Jenkins12   3511--
Horton16   5430--
Berry19   2880--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonlbw b Lindwall3      
*PE Richardsonnot out130      
LF Outschoornc sub b Crawford4      
G Dewsc sub b Benaud22      
DW Richardsonc and b Crawford17      
MJ Hortonc sub b Johnson5      
RO Jenkinsc Crawford b Lindwall28      
+R Boothc Burke b Benaud12      
R Berrylbw b Johnson1      
GH Chestertonb Johnson0      
JA Flavellnot out0      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 1 nb, 2 w)9
Total(9 wickets, 98 overs)231
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-9, 3-53, 4-92, 5-99, 6-185, 7-209, 8-221, 9-231
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall22   2522--
Crawford25   7572--
Johnson18   11153--
Benaud28   7892--
Burke5   290--

--> R Booth made his debut for Worcestershire in first-class matches
--> LV Maddocks made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> WPA Crawford made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> KD Mackay made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> JW Burke made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> R Benaud reached 250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Worcestershire second innings





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