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England v Australia
Australia in British Isles 1956 (5th Test)
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 23rd, 24th, 25th, 27th, 28th August 1956 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresTJ Bartley, D Davies
Close of play day 1England (1) 223/7 (May 67*, Laker 0*)
Close of play day 2Australia (1) 198/8 (Miller 57*, Lindwall 22*)
Close of play day 3England (2) 76/1 (Richardson 28*, Sheppard 40*)
Close of play day 4No play

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Richardsonc Langley b Miller37 1103- 
MC Cowdreyc Langley b Lindwall0 3-- 
DS Sheppardc Archer b Miller24 78-- 
*PBH Maynot out83 2869- 
DCS Comptonc Davidson b Archer94 2107- 
GAR Lockc Langley b Archer0 2-- 
C Washbrooklbw b Archer0 6-- 
+TG Evanslbw b Miller0 5-- 
JC Lakerc Archer b Miller4 19-- 
FH Tysonc Davidson b Archer3 13-- 
JB Stathamb Archer0 3-- 
Extras(2 w)2
Total(all out, 109.2 overs)247
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Cowdrey), 2-53 (Sheppard), 3-66 (Richardson), 4-222 (Compton), 5-222 (Lock), 6-222 (Washbrook), 7-223 (Evans), 8-231 (Laker), 9-243 (Tyson), 10-247 (Statham, 109.2 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall18   5361--
Miller40   7914--
Davidson5   1160--
Archer28.27535--
Johnson9   2280--
Benaud9   2210--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldc Lock b Tyson3 8-- 
JW Burkeb Laker8 282- 
RN Harveyc May b Lock39 1562- 
ID Craigc Statham b Lock2 8-- 
*IWG Johnsonb Laker12 421- 
AK Davidsonc May b Laker8 202- 
KR Millerc Washbrook b Statham61 21722 
RG Archerc Tyson b Laker9 17-1 
R Benaudb Statham32 396- 
RR Lindwallnot out22 1003- 
+GRA Langleylbw b Statham0 2-- 
Extras(6 b)6
Total(all out, 92 overs)202
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (McDonald), 2-17 (Burke), 3-20 (Craig), 4-35 (Johnson), 5-47 (Davidson), 6-90 (Harvey), 7-111 (Archer), 8-154 (Benaud), 9-202 (Miller), 10-202 (Langley, 92 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham21   8333--
Tyson14   5341--
Laker32   12804--
Lock25   10492--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Richardsonc Langley b Lindwall34 1144- 
MC Cowdreyc Benaud b Davidson8 301- 
DS Sheppardc Archer b Miller62 989- 
*PBH Maynot out37 933- 
DCS Comptonnot out35 754- 
GAR Lockdid not bat      
C Washbrookdid not bat      
+TG Evansdid not bat      
JC Lakerdid not bat      
FH Tysondid not bat      
JB Stathamdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 3 lb)6
Total(3 wickets, declared, 61 overs)182
Fall of wickets:
1-17 (Cowdrey), 2-100 (Richardson), 3-108 (Sheppard)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall12   3291--
Miller22   3561--
Davidson5   0181--
Archer13   3420--
Johnson4   170--
Burke4   2140--
Benaud1   0100--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldlbw b Statham0 3-- 
JW Burkelbw b Laker1 43-- 
RN Harveyc May b Lock1 20-- 
ID Craigc Lock b Laker7 361- 
KR Millernot out7 661- 
*IWG Johnsonc Lock b Laker10 431- 
R Benaudnot out0 1-- 
AK Davidsondid not bat      
RG Archerdid not bat      
RR Lindwalldid not bat      
+GRA Langleydid not bat      
Extras(1 b)1
Total(5 wickets, 38.1 overs)27
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (McDonald), 2-1 (Harvey), 3-5 (Burke), 4-10 (Craig), 5-27 (Johnson)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham2   111--
Lock18.111171--
Laker18   1483--

Notes
--> DCS Compton (1) passed 5500 runs in Test matches when he reached 64
--> R Benaud (1) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 9
--> DS Sheppard (2) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 62
--> RG Archer achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed JB Statham in the England first innings (previous best was 4-33)

 

 

 

 

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