Middlesex v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1956
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 21st, 23rd, 24th July 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresP Corrall, EA Roberts
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 2/2 (Edrich 0*, Hurst 0*)
Close of play day 2Australians (2) 34/0 (Burke 19*, McDonald 15*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Burkec Hooker b Bennett2      
CC McDonaldb Hurst28      
JW Rutherfordc Murray b Bennett13      
RN Harveyc Hurst b Titmus11      
ID Craigb Titmus27      
RG Archerb Hurst7      
R Benaudb Titmus62      
+LV Maddocksb Bennett4      
*RR Lindwallnot out46      
WPA Crawfordc Edrich b Titmus2      
JW Wilsonlbw b Titmus0      
Extras(2 b, 3 lb)5
Total(all out, 77.3 overs)207
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-32, 3-48, 4-60, 5-74, 6-94, 7-114, 8-201, 9-207, 10-207 (77.3 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Warr21   7420--
Bennett15   3393--
Hurst18   4562--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Archer b Lindwall1      
DA Bickc Harvey b Burke1      
*WJ Edrichc and b Benaud84 320    
RJ Hurstc Maddocks b Lindwall1      
DCS Comptonrun out61 105    
GPS Delisleb Lindwall0      
RW Hookerc Archer b Lindwall0      
+JT Murraylbw b Burke35      
FJ Titmusnot out2      
D Bennettb Benaud0      
JJ Warrb Benaud0      
Extras(12 lb, 1 nb)13
Total(all out, 100.4 overs)198
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-2, 3-14, 4-91, 5-91, 6-93, 7-188, 8-196, 9-196, 10-198 (100.4 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall23   8334--
Crawford15   4230--
Wilson10   1310--
Burke9   642--
Archer16   5320--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Burkeb Hurst42      
CC McDonaldb Hurst51      
JW Rutherfordb Titmus3      
RG Archernot out60      
ID Craignot out67      
RN Harveydid not bat      
R Benauddid not bat      
+LV Maddocksdid not bat      
*RR Lindwalldid not bat      
WPA Crawforddid not bat      
JW Wilsondid not bat      
Extras(9 b)9
Total(3 wickets, declared, 73 overs)232
Fall of wickets:
1-90, 2-95, 3-97
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Warr13   2420--
Bennett13   1540--
Titmus27   7701--
Hurst20   4572--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc sub b Lindwall4      
DA Bickc Archer b Lindwall5      
FJ Titmusb Crawford9      
RW Hookerb Benaud12      
GPS Delislelbw b Archer5      
D Bennettnot out30      
+JT Murraynot out40      
*WJ Edrichdid not bat      
RJ Hurstdid not bat      
DCS Comptondid not bat      
JJ Warrdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb)3
Total(5 wickets, 47 overs)108
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-17, 3-19, 4-35, 5-35
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall8   3192--
Crawford6   2141--
Burke7   2140--
Archer7   3121--
Benaud14   4281--
Rutherford2   110--
Craig2   0110--
McDonald1   060--

--> RG Archer (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> DCS Compton (1) passed 35500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 60





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