Nottinghamshire v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1956
VenueTrent Bridge, Nottingham on 12th, 14th, 15th May 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresWE Phillipson, WFF Price
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 396/5 (Burge 66*, Benaud 16*)
Close of play day 2Nottinghamshire (1) 177/3 (Poole 57*, Stocks 64*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Rutherfordc Dooland b Jepson35      
CC McDonaldc Rowe b Stocks195      
KD Mackaylbw b Dooland7      
ID Craigc Rowe b Walker58      
*KR Millerrun out10      
PJP Burgec Martin b Dooland131      
R Benaudb Jepson62      
RG Archernot out20      
AK Davidsonc Dooland b Smales2      
+GRA Langleynot out16      
WPA Crawforddid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 6 lb)11
Total(8 wickets, declared, 158 overs)547
Fall of wickets:
1-62, 2-77, 3-230, 4-250, 5-353, 6-477, 7-516, 8-520
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Walker34   31371--
Jepson36   91192--
Dooland49   111562--
Smales34   7971--
Stocks5   0271--

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RT Simpsonlbw b Benaud36      
JD Clayc Langley b Archer9      
RJ Gilesc Langley b Archer9      
CJ Poolec and b Archer58      
FW Stocksb Davidson171      
EJ Martinb Davidson13      
B Doolandc Rutherford b Benaud1      
AK Walkerc Davidson b Benaud4      
K Smaleslbw b Crawford31      
A Jepsonc Crawford b Benaud6      
+EJ Rowenot out0      
Extras(4 lb, 1 nb, 2 w)7
Total(all out, 151.3 overs)345
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-53, 3-55, 4-180, 5-209, 6-210, 7-224, 8-336, 9-345, 10-345 (151.3 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Crawford29   8661--
Archer29   11713--
Rutherford13   2690--
Mackay10   490--
Davidson20   9352--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KD Mackaynot out21      
JW Rutherfordb Dooland22      
WPA Crawfordnot out9      
CC McDonalddid not bat      
ID Craigdid not bat      
*KR Millerdid not bat      
PJP Burgedid not bat      
R Benauddid not bat      
RG Archerdid not bat      
AK Davidsondid not bat      
+GRA Langleydid not bat      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(1 wicket, 18 overs)53
Fall of wickets:
1-44 (Rutherford)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Walker3   080--
Jepson4   0140--
Dooland6   2211--
Smales5   390--

--> CC McDonald (1) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 165
--> FW Stocks (1) passed his previous highest score of 166 in first-class matches





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