Gentlemen of England v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1956
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 29th, 30th, 31st August 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGentlemen of England won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresE Cooke, WT Jones
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 226/8 (Maddocks 0*, Crawford 0*)
Close of play day 2No play

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Rutherfordlbw b Marlar9      
KD Mackayb Warr67      
PJP Burgec Palmer b Warr36      
RN Harveyst Blake b Marlar14      
CC McDonaldb Marlar10      
R Benaudc Allan b Warr4      
AK Davidsonrun out56 4571  
*KR Miller hit wkt b Warr17      
+LV Maddocksnot out0      
WPA Crawfordnot out0      
JW Wilsondid not bat      
Extras(13 b)13
Total(8 wickets, 71 overs)226
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-112, 3-115, 4-131, 5-142, 6-174, 7-224, 8-226
Gentlemen of England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey9   4220--
Warr29   12464--
Marlar22   51043--
Allan6   0180--
Goonesena5   0230--

Gentlemen of England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Richardsondid not bat      
MC Cowdreydid not bat      
RT Simpsondid not bat      
*DJ Insoledid not bat      
CH Palmerdid not bat      
JM Allandid not bat      
TE Baileydid not bat      
G Goonesenadid not bat      
+DE Blakedid not bat      
JJ Warrdid not bat      
RG Marlardid not bat      

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> KD Mackay (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 28
--> PJP Burge (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> JJ Warr reached 600 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Australians first innings





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