Australia tour of England, 1956 /

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Australians in England, 1956

1957: The gradual decline in Australia's cricketing strength since the retirement of Sir Donald Bradman at the end of his triumphant tour of England in 1948 was not halted by the team of seventeen players led by Ian Johnson in 1956

Norman Preston

Third Test Match

INDIA v AUSTRALIA 1956-57

1957: The pitch took spin from the start and 35 of the 39 wickets fell to slow bowlers

Second Test Match

INDIA v AUSTRALIA 1956-57

1957: Conditions favoured Australia throughout the five days

First Test Match

INDIA v AUSTRALIA 1956-57

1957: At Madras, October 19, 20, 22, 23

Test Match

The unplayable Mahmood

1957: At Karachi, October 11, 12, 13, 15, 17

Pakistan 1 Australia 0, India 0 Australia 2

Australians in Pakistan and India, 1956-57

1957: Following their tour of Great Britain, the Australians spent a brief holiday in Europe and then flew from Rome to Karachi where they took part in one Test against Pakistan

Fifth Test Match

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA 1956

1957: Toss: England.

N.P.

Fourth Test Match

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA 1956

1957: Toss: England England won by an innings and 170 runs, with just over an hour to spare and so retained the Ashes

L.S.

Third Test Match

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA 1956

1957: At Leeds, July 12, 13, 14, 16, 17

N.P.

Second Test Match

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA 1956

1957: At Lord's, June 21, 22, 23, 25, 26

L.S.

First Test Match

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA 1956

1957: At Nottingham, June 7, 8, 9, 11, 12

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Tour 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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