Victoria v New South Wales
Sheffield Shield 1955/56
VenueSt Kilda Cricket Ground, Melbourne on 24th, 26th, 27th, 28th December 1955 (4-day match)
Balls per over8
TossVictoria won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsVictoria 2; New South Wales 2
UmpiresRG Hele, RJJ Wright
Close of play day 1New South Wales (1) 0/0 (Saunders 0*, Burke 0*)
Close of play day 2New South Wales (1) 124/3 (Craig 42*, Lambert 2*)
Close of play day 3No play

Victoria first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldc Burke b Miller6     
JH Shawlbw b Miller22     
RN Harveyc Lambert b Crawford27     
J Hallebonec Lambert b Crawford30     
KHD Kendallb Miller8     
SJE Loxtonc Crawford b Benaud53     
+LV Maddocksc Saunders b Crawford100     
*IWG Johnsonc Crawford b Davidson20     
JC Hillc Miller b Benaud7     
JF Powerc Saunders b Crawford0     
JN Edwardsnot out1     
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(all out, 300 minutes, 65 overs)277
Fall of wickets:
1-11 (McDonald), 2-50 (Harvey), 3-60 (Shaw), 4-70 (Kendall), 5-110 (Hallebone), 6-196 (Loxton), 7-243 (Johnson), 8-276 (Hill), 9-276 (Power), 10-277 (Maddocks, 65 ov)
New South Wales bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Crawford19   3604--
Miller17   4693--
Booth1   050--
Davidson14   2561--
Benaud12   1582--
Simpson2   0260--

New South Wales first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WJ Saundersc Maddocks b Johnson22     
JW Burkec Hill b Edwards13     
RB Simpsonlbw b Hill43     
ID Craignot out42     
+O Lambertnot out2     
*KR Millerdid not bat      
R Benauddid not bat      
PI Philpottdid not bat      
BC Boothdid not bat      
AK Davidsondid not bat      
WPA Crawforddid not bat      
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb)2
Total(3 wickets, 164 minutes, 42 overs)124
Fall of wickets:
1-35 (Burke), 2-35 (Saunders), 3-122 (Simpson)
Victoria bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Power9   1360--
Edwards11   0261--
Johnson14   4331-1
Hill6   0221--
Loxton2   050--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> J Hallebone made his last appearance in Sheffield Shield matches
--> J Hallebone made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> LV Maddocks (1) passed his previous highest score of 69 in Sheffield Shield matches
--> LV Maddocks (1) made his first century in Sheffield Shield matches
--> LV Maddocks (1) passed his previous highest score of 83 in First-Class matches
--> LV Maddocks (1) made his first century in First-Class matches
--> WPA Crawford reached 50 wickets in Sheffield Shield matches when he dismissed J Hallebone, his 2nd wicket in the Victoria first innings

12th Men: RI Maddocks (Vic) and NC O'Neill (NSW)
Crowds: 10625, 9071, no play, no play. Total: 19,696. Receipts: 2,124 pounds





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