England v Australia
Australia in British Isles 1956 (1st Test)
VenueTrent Bridge, Nottingham on 7th, 8th, 9th, 11th, 12th June 1956 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresTJ Bartley, JS Buller
Close of play day 1England (1) 134/2 (Richardson 65*, May 31*)
Close of play day 2No play
Close of play day 3Australia (1) 19/2 (Harvey 5*, Burge 2*)
Close of play day 4England (2) 129/0 (Richardson 56*, Cowdrey 67*)

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Richardsonc Langley b Miller81 2756- 
MC Cowdreyc Miller b Davidson25 703- 
TW Graveneyc Archer b Johnson8 281- 
*PBH Mayc Langley b Miller73 2113- 
W Watsonlbw b Archer0 3-- 
TE Baileyc Miller b Archer14 681- 
+TG Evansc Langley b Miller0 10-- 
JC Lakernot out9 301- 
GAR Locklbw b Miller0 2-- 
R Appleyardnot out1 5-- 
AE Mossdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 1 lb)6
Total(8 wickets, declared, 103.4 overs)217
Fall of wickets:
1-53 (Cowdrey), 2-72 (Graveney), 3-180 (Richardson), 4-181 (Watson), 5-201 (May), 6-203 (Evans), 7-213 (Bailey), 8-214 (Lock)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall15   4430--
Miller33   5694--
Archer31   10512--
Johnson14   7261--
Burke1   100--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldlbw b Lock1 37-- 
JW Burkec Lock b Laker11 421- 
RN Harveylbw b Lock64 2058- 
PJP Burgec sub (JM Parks) b Lock7 341- 
KR Millerlbw b Laker0 2-- 
RG Archerc Lock b Appleyard33 8061 
R Benaudb Appleyard17 2821 
*IWG Johnsonc Bailey b Laker12 562- 
RR Lindwallc Bailey b Laker0 11-- 
+GRA Langleynot out0 7-- 
AK Davidsonabsent hurt
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(all out, 83.1 overs)148
Fall of wickets:
1-10 (McDonald), 2-12 (Burke), 3-33 (Burge), 4-36 (Miller), 5-90 (Archer), 6-110 (Benaud), 7-148 (Harvey), 8-148 (Johnson), 9-148 (Lindwall, 83.1 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss4   310--
Bailey3   180--
Lock36   16613--
Appleyard11   4172--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Richardsonc Langley b Archer73 17010- 
MC Cowdreyc Langley b Miller81 1607- 
W Watsonc Langley b Miller8 22-- 
TW Graveneynot out10 20-- 
+TG Evansnot out8 71- 
*PBH Maydid not bat      
TE Baileydid not bat      
JC Lakerdid not bat      
GAR Lockdid not bat      
R Appleyarddid not bat      
AE Mossdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 1 nb, 2 w)8
Total(3 wickets, declared, 61 overs)188
Fall of wickets:
1-151 (Cowdrey), 2-163 (Richardson), 3-178 (Watson)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Miller19   2582--
Archer9   0461--
Benaud18   4410--
Johnson12   2290--
Burke3   160--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldc Lock b Laker6 33-- 
JW Burkenot out58 2407- 
RN Harveyb Lock3 29-- 
KR Millerlbw b Laker4 46-- 
PJP Burgenot out35 1285- 
RG Archerdid not bat      
R Benauddid not bat      
*IWG Johnsondid not bat      
RR Lindwalldid not bat      
+GRA Langleydid not bat      
AK Davidsondid not bat      
Extras(10 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)14
Total(3 wickets, 86 overs)120
Fall of wickets:
1-13 (McDonald), 2-18 (Harvey), 3-41 (Miller)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey9   3160--
Appleyard19   6320--
Laker30   19292--
Lock22   11231--
Graveney6   360--

--> PE Richardson made his debut in Test matches
--> R Appleyard made his last appearance in Test matches
--> JC Laker (1) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 8
--> MC Cowdrey (2) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 41
--> PJP Burge (2) passed his previous highest score of 18 in Test matches
--> PE Richardson made his debut for England in first-class matches
--> PJP Burge made his debut in England in Test matches
--> JW Burke made his debut in England in Test matches
--> CC McDonald made his debut in England in Test matches
--> AE Moss made his debut in England in Test matches
--> KR Miller reached 150 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed TG Evans, his 3rd wicket in the England first innings





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