The Ashes 1956

Result - England 2-1 (5)

England v Australia, fourth Test, Old Trafford, 1956

'You've got to get them when you can'

On the 55th anniversary of Jim Laker's 10-for at Old Trafford, four Australians who fell to him recall the feat

Statistics

The Ashes, 1956 (Australia in England Tests)

Australia tour of England, Apr-Sep 1956

Test matches

Jim Laker walks back after taking all ten wickets
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Tony Lock catches Jim Burke for 33 off Jim Laker
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Ron Archer is caught by Alan Oakman off Jim Laker for a duck
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Keith Miller walks off after being bowled for a duck by Jim Laker
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Ray Lindwall is caught by Tony Lock off Jim Laker
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A job well done - Jim Laker ambles off after his 19-wicket haul
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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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