Surrey v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1956
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 1st, 2nd, 3rd August 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresD Davies, WT Jones
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2Surrey (1) 106/7 (Constable 26*, Surridge 17*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldc McIntyre b Laker24      
JW Rutherfordc Lock b Surridge1      
JW Burkest McIntyre b Laker22      
ID Craigb Bedser4      
PJP Burgelbw b Laker10      
KR Millerb Laker11      
R Benaudb Bedser2      
AK Davidsonnot out44 5062  
*IWG Johnsonc Laker b Bedser15      
+GRA Langleyc Clark b Lock5      
JW Wilsonc Surridge b Bedser0      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 55.3 overs)143
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-41, 3-52, 4-58, 5-70, 6-77, 7-77, 8-116, 9-129, 10-143 (55.3 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Loader6   2100--
Surridge4   1111--
Lock11   6321--
Laker18   3414--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TH Clarkc Langley b Miller7      
MJ Stewartlbw b Miller16      
KF Barringtonlbw b Miller15      
PBH Mayb Miller11      
B Constablenot out44      
EA Bedserc Benaud b Davidson6      
+AJW McIntyrelbw b Johnson5      
JC Lakerb Davidson0      
*WS Surridgec McDonald b Miller34      
GAR Lockc Burke b Wilson39      
PJ Loaderdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 1 w)4
Total(9 wickets, declared, 81.3 overs)181
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-38, 3-49, 4-52, 5-81, 6-86, 7-87, 8-134, 9-181 (81.3 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Miller35   6845--
Benaud7   250--
Johnson6   1151--
Davidson17   3502--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldc McIntyre b Lock5      
JW Rutherfordb Laker6      
JW Burkenot out16      
ID Craigc Surridge b Clark18      
PJP Burgedid not bat      
KR Millerdid not bat      
R Benauddid not bat      
AK Davidsondid not bat      
*IWG Johnsondid not bat      
+GRA Langleydid not bat      
JW Wilsondid not bat      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(3 wickets, 32.1 overs)47
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-18, 3-47 (32.1 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lock11   6121--
Laker11   2171--
Bedser8   3140--

--> CC McDonald (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 1
--> JC Laker reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Australians first innings





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