Yorkshire v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1956
VenueBramall Lane, Sheffield on 27th, 28th, 29th June 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresE Cooke, CS Elliott
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 296/7 (Mackay 116*, Maddocks 35*)
Close of play day 2Yorkshire (1) 96/4 (Wilson 34*, Close 13*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Rutherfordb Trueman0     
JW Burkelbw b Trueman1     
RN Harveylbw b Appleyard0     
ID Craigc Binks b Wardle76     
PJP Burgeb Appleyard48     
KD Mackaynot out122     
CC McDonaldb Illingworth1     
R Benaudb Appleyard18     
+LV Maddocksnot out39     
*IWG Johnsondid not bat      
JW Wilsondid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(7 wickets, declared, 116.1 overs)306
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-1, 3-3, 4-99, 5-155, 6-168, 7-210
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman21   4552--
Taylor4   1130--
Close13   2480--
Wardle23   9641--
Illingworth21   5441--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
R Illingworthc Maddocks b Benaud15     
K Taylorc Rutherford b Wilson6     
JV Wilsonnot out34     
DEV Padgettc and b Wilson16     
*W Watsonc Craig b Wilson6     
DB Closenot out13     
WF Oatesdid not bat      
JH Wardledid not bat      
+JG Binksdid not bat      
FS Truemandid not bat      
R Appleyarddid not bat      
Extras(6 b)6
Total(4 wickets, 67 overs)96
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-21, 3-61, 4-77
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Mackay7   2110--
Benaud9   4141--
Wilson27   15403--
Johnson9   4110--
Burke15   9140--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> WF Oates made his debut in first-class matches





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