Northamptonshire v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1956
VenueCounty Ground, Northampton on 13th, 14th, 15th June 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNorthamptonshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresH Elliott, WFF Price
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 339/3 (Brookes 144*, Reynolds 15*)
Close of play day 2Australians (1) 271/6 (Miller 66*, Archer 48*)

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Brookesnot out144      
AP Arnoldb Wilson52      
L Livingstonb Archer85      
DW Barricklbw b Benaud37      
BL Reynoldsnot out15      
GE Tribedid not bat      
MHJ Allendid not bat      
JS Manningdid not bat      
+KV Andrewdid not bat      
HRA Kelleherdid not bat      
RW Clarkedid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 3 lb)6
Total(3 wickets, declared, 112 overs)339
Fall of wickets:
1-76, 2-207, 3-301
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Crawford25   4840--
Archer18   3561--
Wilson32   12711--
Benaud31   7911--
Burke6   0310--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldb Kelleher9      
JW Rutherfordc Andrew b Kelleher0      
ID Craigc Andrew b Kelleher1      
KD Mackayc Reynolds b Allen64 233    
JW Burkec Andrew b Clarke58 150    
R Benaudc and b Tribe17      
*KR Millerc Reynolds b Manning72      
RG Archerb Tribe51      
+LV Maddocksb Tribe12      
WPA Crawfordst Andrew b Tribe19      
JW Wilsonnot out3      
Extras(1 b, 7 lb)8
Total(all out, 121.2 overs)314
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-4, 3-17, 4-123, 5-151, 6-157, 7-274, 8-286, 9-306, 10-314 (121.2 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Kelleher30   9643--
Clarke23   5621--
Barrick4   0130--
Manning16   2351--
Allen13   4321--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Brookesb Mackay22      
AP Arnoldc Maddocks b Crawford6      
L Livingstonc Mackay b Wilson51      
BL Reynoldsc Craig b Wilson8      
GE Tribec Benaud b Rutherford38      
MHJ Allenlbw b Mackay5      
JS Manningnot out32      
+KV Andrewlbw b Burke4      
HRA Kelleherb Burke0      
RW Clarkec Maddocks b Burke0      
DW Barrickabsent hurt
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(all out, 50 overs)171
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-55, 3-76, 4-105, 5-118, 6-136, 7-149, 8-171, 9-171 (50 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Crawford6   0351--
Archer6   2160--
Wilson14   3532--
Burke5   353--
Mackay14   4322--
Rutherford5   1251--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldb Kelleher6      
WPA Crawfordb Clarke18      
R Benaudc Manning b Clarke15      
*KR Millerrun out20      
RG Archerb Manning21      
+LV Maddocksc Andrew b Reynolds7      
ID Craignot out7      
JW Rutherforddid not bat      
KD Mackaydid not bat      
JW Burkedid not bat      
JW Wilsondid not bat      
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(6 wickets, 22.2 overs)98
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-26, 3-42, 4-73, 5-85, 6-98 (22.2 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Kelleher6   0401--
Clarke6   1292--
Manning5   091--
Allen5   2150--

--> DW Barrick (1) passed 8000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 34
--> BL Reynolds (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10
--> JW Burke (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 32
--> KD Mackay reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Northamptonshire second innings





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