Gloucestershire v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1956
VenueAshley Down Ground, Bristol on 30th June, 2nd July 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralians won by an innings and 48 runs
UmpiresWE Phillipson, FW Shipston
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 30/5 (Graveney 6*, Mortimore 0*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldlbw b Wells41      
JW Rutherfordb Milton1      
RN Harveyc Graveney b Lambert13      
ID Craiglbw b Wells69      
PJP Burgelbw b Wells2      
R Benaudc Rochford b Cook70      
LV Maddocksc and b Cook5      
RR Lindwallb Wells10      
*IWG Johnsonc Milton b Cook0      
+GRA Langleynot out0      
JW Wilsonb Wells2      
Extras(1 b, 1 nb, 1 w)3
Total(all out, 91.2 overs)216
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-22, 3-72, 4-76, 5-196, 6-200, 7-206, 8-210, 9-214, 10-216 (91.2 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert13   0341--
Milton5   0131--
Cook32   10463--
Mortimore13   2310--
Graveney2   0190--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GM Emmettc Langley b Maddocks7      
CA Miltonb Lindwall10      
DM Youngb Lindwall5      
TW Graveneynot out14      
JF Crappb Wilson1      
RB Nichollsc Benaud b Wilson1      
JB Mortimoreb Wilson0      
GEE Lambertb Wilson0      
+P Rochfordb Wilson0      
C Cookc Maddocks b Wilson0      
BD Wellsc Langley b Wilson4      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 31.1 overs)44
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-22, 3-25, 4-26, 5-30, 6-30, 7-32, 8-32, 9-32, 10-44 (31.1 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall15   5272--
Maddocks3   041--
Benaud1   100--

Gloucestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*GM Emmettlbw b Wilson5      
CA Miltonb Lindwall8      
DM Youngc Burge b Benaud2      
TW Graveney hit wkt b Wilson20      
JF Crappc Rutherford b Benaud35      
RB Nichollsb Wilson4      
JB Mortimorec Harvey b Benaud13      
GEE Lambertnot out10      
+P Rochfordst +Maddocks b Wilson15      
C Cookc Craig b Wilson1      
BD Wellsb Benaud4      
Extras(6 b, 1 lb)7
Total(all out, 53.2 overs)124
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-13, 3-15, 4-46, 5-52, 6-73, 7-92, 8-113, 9-119, 10-124 (53.2 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall3   0111--
Wilson25   12505--
Langley1   020--
Johnson1   030--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> CC McDonald (1) passed 6500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 34
--> ID Craig (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 41
--> JW Wilson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Gloucestershire first innings (previous best was 6-55)





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