Marylebone Cricket Club v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1956
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 26th, 27th, 29th May 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresTJ Bartley, JS Buller
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 334/3 (Harvey 194*, Burge 14*)
Close of play day 2Marylebone Cricket Club (1) 190/7 (Harrison 2*, Loader 0*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KD Mackayc Harrison b Loader2      
JW Rutherfordlbw b Moss98      
RN Harveyc Graveney b Loader225      
R Benaudb Titmus20      
AK Davidsonretired hurt1      
PJP Burgeb Titmus29      
KR Millerb Titmus6      
RG Archerc Simpson b Titmus8      
RR Lindwallb Titmus6      
*IWG Johnsonb Sainsbury1      
+GRA Langleynot out10      
Extras(7 b)7
Total(all out, 128.1 overs)413
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-286, 3-311, 4-381, 5-381, 6-390, 7-400, 8-403, 9-413 (128.1 ov)
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Loader24   3982--
Moss31   8761--
Milton4   1170--
Sainsbury21   9551--
Oakman3   0300--

Marylebone Cricket Club first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RT Simpsonc Burge b Archer13      
PE Richardsonnot out36      
CA Miltonc Rutherford b Archer1      
TW Graveneyc and b Archer30      
MC Cowdreyb Archer0      
ASM Oakmanb Miller80      
FJ Titmusc Langley b Miller32      
PJ Sainsburyc sub b Benaud5      
L Harrisonlbw b Benaud2      
PJ Loaderb Benaud0      
AE Mossnot out0      
Extras(3 b, 1 lb)4
Total(9 wickets, 90 overs)203
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-39, 3-45, 4-115, 5-181, 6-188, 7-188, 8-190, 9-193
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall7   290--
Miller22   6562--
Archer21   5574--
Johnson13   5250--
Benaud27   10523--

--> RN Harvey (1) passed his previous highest score of 205 in first-class matches
--> RN Harvey (1) passed 13000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 130
--> AK Davidson retired hurt in the Australians first innings having scored 1 (team had lost 3 wickets)
--> PE Richardson retired hurt in the Marylebone Cricket Club first innings having scored 24 (team had lost 0 wickets) - he returned when the score was 190/8





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