Australia tour of England, 1956

Matches

Tour Match: Worcestershire v Australians at Worcester - May 2-4, 1956

Worcestershire 90 and 231/9; Australians 438

Match drawn

Tour Match: Leicestershire v Australians at Leicester - May 5-8, 1956

Leicestershire 298; Australians 694/6

Match drawn

Tour Match: Yorkshire v Australians at Bradford - May 9-11, 1956

Yorkshire 120/9d and 19/1; Australians 94

Match drawn

Tour Match: Nottinghamshire v Australians at Nottingham - May 12-15, 1956

Australians 547/8d and 53/1; Nottinghamshire 345

Match drawn

Tour Match: Surrey v Australians at The Oval - May 16-18, 1956

Australians 259 and 107; Surrey 347 and 20/0

Surrey won by 10 wickets

Tour Match: Cambridge University v Australians at Cambridge - May 19-22, 1956

Australians 414/7d and 23/0; Cambridge University 155 and 281 (f/o)

Australians won by 10 wickets

Tour Match: Lancashire v Australians at Manchester - May 23-25, 1956

Lancashire 108 and 238/6d; Australians 160 and 90/1

Match drawn

Tour Match: Marylebone Cricket Club v Australians at Lord's - May 26-29, 1956

Australians 413; Marylebone Cricket Club 203/9

Match drawn

1st Test: England v Australia at Nottingham - Jun 7-12, 1956

England 217/8d and 188/3d; Australia 148 and 120/3

Match drawn

2nd Test: England v Australia at Lord's - Jun 21-26, 1956

Australia 285 and 257; England 171 and 186

Australia won by 185 runs

3rd Test: England v Australia at Leeds - Jul 12-17, 1956

England 325; Australia 143 and 140 (f/o)

England won by an innings and 42 runs

4th Test: England v Australia at Manchester - Jul 26-31, 1956

England 459; Australia 84 and 205 (f/o)

England won by an innings and 170 runs

5th Test: England v Australia at The Oval - Aug 23-28, 1956

England 247 and 182/3d; Australia 202 and 27/5

Match drawn

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Australians in England, 1956

Third Test Match

INDIA v AUSTRALIA 1956-57

Second Test Match

INDIA v AUSTRALIA 1956-57

First Test Match

INDIA v AUSTRALIA 1956-57

Test Match

The unplayable Mahmood

Photos

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

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Keith Miller sweeps behind the wicket

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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