Australia tour of England, 1956 / Scorecard

The Ashes - 3rd Test

England v Australia

England won by an innings and 42 runs

England 1st innings R M 4s 6s
PE Richardson c †Maddocks b Archer 5 65 0 0
MC Cowdrey c †Maddocks b Archer 0 14 0 0
ASM Oakman b Archer 4 21 0 0
PBH May* c Lindwall b Johnson 101 317 12 0
C Washbrook lbw b Benaud 98 328 13 0
GAR Lock c Miller b Benaud 21 62 3 0
DJ Insole c Mackay b Benaud 5 43 1 0
TE Bailey not out 33 129 3 0
TG Evans b Lindwall 40 67 5 0
JC Laker b Lindwall 5 29 0 0
FS Trueman c & b Lindwall 0 8 0 0
Extras (b 4, lb 9) 13
Total (all out; 167.4 overs) 325 (1.93 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-2 (Cowdrey), 2-8 (Oakman), 3-17 (Richardson), 4-204 (May), 5-226 (Washbrook), 6-243 (Lock), 7-248 (Insole), 8-301 (Evans), 9-321 (Laker), 10-325 (Trueman)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RR Lindwall 33.4 11 67 3 1.99
RG Archer 50 24 68 3 1.36
KD Mackay 13 3 29 0 2.23
R Benaud 42 9 89 3 2.11
IWG Johnson 29 8 59 1 2.03
Australia 1st innings R M 4s 6s
CC McDonald c †Evans b Trueman 2 2 0 0
JW Burke lbw b Lock 41 102 5 0
RN Harvey c Trueman b Lock 11 59 1 0
PJP Burge lbw b Laker 2 27 0 0
KD Mackay c Bailey b Laker 2 27 0 0
KR Miller b Laker 41 130 4 1
RG Archer b Laker 4 6 1 0
R Benaud c Oakman b Laker 30 91 6 0
LV Maddocks c Trueman b Lock 0 6 0 0
IWG Johnson* c Richardson b Lock 0 6 0 0
RR Lindwall not out 0 3 0 0
Extras (b 4, lb 6) 10
Total (all out; 71.1 overs) 143 (2.00 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-2 (McDonald), 2-40 (Harvey), 3-59 (Burge), 4-59 (Burke), 5-63 (Mackay), 6-69 (Archer), 7-142 (Benaud), 8-143 (Maddocks), 9-143 (Miller), 10-143 (Johnson)
Bowling O M R W Econ
FS Trueman 8 2 19 1 2.37
TE Bailey 7 2 15 0 2.14
JC Laker 29 10 58 5 2.00
GAR Lock 27.1 11 41 4 1.50
Australia 2nd innings (following on) R M 4s 6s
CC McDonald b Trueman 6 20 0 0
JW Burke b Laker 16 79 1 0
RN Harvey c & b Lock 69 270 4 0
KR Miller c Trueman b Laker 26 146 1 2
PJP Burge lbw b Laker 5 22 1 0
R Benaud b Laker 1 17 0 0
IWG Johnson* c Oakman b Laker 3 13 0 0
KD Mackay b Laker 2 21 0 0
RG Archer c Washbrook b Lock 1 7 0 0
LV Maddocks lbw b Lock 0 8 0 0
RR Lindwall not out 0 2 0 0
Extras (b 7, lb 4) 11
Total (all out; 99.3 overs) 140 (1.40 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-10 (McDonald), 2-45 (Burke), 3-108 (Miller), 4-120 (Burge), 5-128 (Benaud), 6-136 (Johnson), 7-138 (Harvey), 8-140 (Archer), 9-140 (Maddocks), 10-140 (Mackay)
Bowling O M R W Econ
FS Trueman 11 3 21 1 1.90
TE Bailey 7 2 13 0 1.85
JC Laker 41.3 21 55 6 1.32
GAR Lock 40 23 40 3 1.00
Match details
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series 5-match series level 1-1
Test debut ASM Oakman (England)
Umpires JS Buller and D Davies
Close of play
Thu, 12 Jul - day 1 - England 1st innings 204/4 (C Washbrook 90*, GAR Lock 0*)
Fri, 13 Jul - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 81/6 (KR Miller 8*, R Benaud 8*)
Sat, 14 Jul - day 3 - no play
Sun, 15 Jul - rest day
Mon, 16 Jul - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 93/2 (RN Harvey 40*, KR Miller 24*)
Tue, 17 Jul - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 140 (99.3 ov) - end of match
 
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Series Results
England v Australia at The Oval - Aug 23-28, 1956
Match drawn
England v Australia at Manchester - Jul 26-31, 1956
England won by an innings and 170 runs
England v Australia at Leeds - Jul 12-17, 1956
England won by an innings and 42 runs
England v Australia at Lord's - Jun 21-26, 1956
Australia won by 185 runs
England v Australia at Nottingham - Jun 7-12, 1956
Match drawn
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Jul 27, 1956

Rray Lindwall walks out to bat, fourth Ashes Test, 1956

Ray Lindwall walks out to bat

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Jul 17, 1956

Jim Laker walks back to the pavilion applauded by fans for his 11-wicket match-haul, England v Australia, 3rd Test, Headingley, 5th day, July 17, 1956

Jim Laker walks back to the pavilion applauded by fans for his 11-wicket match-haul

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