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England v Australia, fourth Test, Old Trafford, 1956

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

Jul 31, 2011: On the 55th anniversary of Jim Laker's 10-for at Old Trafford, four Australians who fell to him recall the feat

Interviews by Brydon Coverdale

1956

Grounds of appeal

Jul 29, 2006: Martin Williamson looks back to the time Jim Laker took 19 for 90 ... but it was an achievement that came close to being overshadowed by a row over the Old Trafford pitch

Martin Williamson

1956: Laker's 19 for 90

Climbing Everest in a short-sleeved sweater

Jul 28, 2006: It is 50 years since Jim Laker took all but one Australian wicket at Old Trafford. Stephen Chalke recalls the greatest of all bowling performances

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

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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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