Australia tour of England, 1956 / Career averages

The Ashes - 2nd Test

England v Australia

Australia won by 185 runs

Career averages for matches completed by Jun 26, 1956
England batting averages - Test matches
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0
TE Bailey 1949-1956 41 61 11 1734 134* 34.68 1 8 4
MC Cowdrey 1954-1956 10 18 1 590 102 34.70 1 4 1
TG Evans 1946-1956 68 101 12 1859 104 20.88 2 5 12
TW Graveney 1951-1956 33 54 8 1631 175 35.45 2 9 5
JC Laker 1948-1956 26 38 8 517 63 17.23 0 2 4
PBH May 1951-1956 31 51 2 2189 138 44.67 5 13 4
PE Richardson 1956-1956 2 4 0 184 81 46.00 0 2 0
JB Statham 1951-1956 29 36 9 240 27 8.88 0 0 6
FS Trueman 1952-1956 10 11 4 82 19 11.71 0 0 0
JH Wardle 1948-1956 23 33 7 574 66 22.07 0 2 4
W Watson 1951-1956 17 29 3 710 116 27.30 2 2 2
England bowling averages - Test matches
Player Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10 Ct St
TE Bailey 1949-1956 41 65 6647 2932 90 7/34 8/88 32.57 2.64 73.8 3 0 21 0
MC Cowdrey 1954-1956 10 - - - - - - - - - - - 6 0
TG Evans 1946-1956 68 - - - - - - - - - - - 125 40
TW Graveney 1951-1956 33 5 138 108 1 1/34 1/34 108.00 4.69 138.0 0 0 34 0
JC Laker 1948-1956 26 47 6449 2547 95 7/103 10/119 26.81 2.36 67.8 3 1 8 0
PBH May 1951-1956 31 - - - - - - - - - - - 21 0
PE Richardson 1956-1956 2 - - - - - - - - - - - 0 0
JB Statham 1951-1956 29 51 5827 2261 92 7/39 9/88 24.57 2.32 63.3 2 0 11 0
FS Trueman 1952-1956 10 19 2223 1152 51 8/31 9/40 22.58 3.10 43.5 3 0 4 0
JH Wardle 1948-1956 23 43 5347 1668 75 7/56 8/130 22.24 1.87 71.2 2 0 9 0
W Watson 1951-1956 17 - - - - - - - - - - - 6 0
Australia batting averages - Test matches
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0
RG Archer 1953-1956 15 23 1 656 128 29.81 1 2 3
R Benaud 1952-1956 20 32 1 674 121 21.74 1 2 3
PJP Burge 1955-1956 4 7 2 126 35* 25.20 0 0 0
JW Burke 1951-1956 7 14 2 374 101* 31.16 1 2 0
WPA Crawford 1956-1956 1 2 1 0 0* 0.00 0 0 1
RN Harvey 1948-1956 41 71 6 3843 205 59.12 15 13 3
IWG Johnson 1946-1956 39 55 10 882 77 19.60 0 5 7
GRA Langley 1951-1956 22 32 9 349 53 15.17 0 1 2
CC McDonald 1952-1956 15 27 1 1277 154 49.11 3 7 0
KD Mackay 1956-1956 1 2 0 69 38 34.50 0 0 0
KR Miller 1946-1956 51 79 6 2785 147 38.15 7 12 4
Australia bowling averages - Test matches
Player Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10 Ct St
RG Archer 1953-1956 15 29 2849 1063 38 4/33 6/65 27.97 2.23 74.9 0 0 15 0
R Benaud 1952-1956 20 34 3663 1443 44 4/15 5/58 32.79 2.36 83.2 0 0 22 0
PJP Burge 1955-1956 4 - - - - - - - - - - - 2 0
JW Burke 1951-1956 7 4 64 20 0 - - - 1.87 - 0 0 6 0
WPA Crawford 1956-1956 1 1 29 4 0 - - - 0.82 - 0 0 0 0
RN Harvey 1948-1956 41 7 160 40 1 1/9 1/9 40.00 1.50 160.0 0 0 15 0
IWG Johnson 1946-1956 39 64 7776 2793 97 7/44 8/86 28.79 2.15 80.1 3 0 28 0
GRA Langley 1951-1956 22 - - - - - - - - - - - 74 14
CC McDonald 1952-1956 15 1 8 3 0 - - - 2.25 - 0 0 2 0
KD Mackay 1956-1956 1 1 66 15 1 1/15 1/15 15.00 1.36 66.0 0 0 0 0
KR Miller 1946-1956 51 90 9789 3660 163 7/60 10/152 22.45 2.24 60.0 7 1 37 0
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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Photos

Jun 22, 1956

Richie Benaud takes a wonderful catch at gully to dismiss Colin Cowdrey, England v Australia, 2nd Test, Lord's, 2nd day, June 22, 1956

Richie Benaud takes a wonderful catch at gully to dismiss Colin Cowdrey

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