Result
1st Test, Nottingham, Jun 7-12 1956, Australia tour of England
217/8d & 188/3d
(86 ov, target 258)
148 & 120/3
Match drawn
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
PE Richardson c †Langley b Miller81-27560-
MC Cowdrey c Miller b Davidson25-7030-
TW Graveney c Archer b Johnson8-2810-
PBH May (c)c †Langley b Miller73-21130-
W Watson lbw b Archer0-300-
TE Bailey c Miller b Archer14-6810-
TG Evans c †Langley b Miller0-1000-
JC Laker not out9-3010-
GAR Lock lbw b Miller0-200-
R Appleyard not out1-500-
Extras(b 5, lb 1)6
TOTAL(103.4 Ov, RR: 2.09)217/8d
Did not bat: AE Moss 
Fall of wickets: 1-53 (Colin Cowdrey), 2-72 (Tom Graveney), 3-180 (Peter Richardson), 4-181 (Willie Watson), 5-201 (Peter May), 6-203 (Godfrey Evans), 7-213 (Trevor Bailey), 8-214 (Tony Lock)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RR Lindwall1544302.8600
KR Miller3356942.0900
AK Davidson9.412212.2700
RG Archer31105121.6400
IWG Johnson1472611.8500
JW Burke11000.0000
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CC McDonald lbw b Lock1-3700-
JW Burke c Lock b Laker11-4210-
RN Harvey lbw b Lock64-20580-
PJP Burge c sub b Lock7-3410-
KR Miller lbw b Laker0-200-
RG Archer c Lock b Appleyard33-8061-
R Benaud  b Appleyard17-2821-
IWG Johnson (c)c Bailey b Laker12-5620-
RR Lindwall c Bailey b Laker0-1100-
GRA Langley not out0-700-
AK Davidson absent hurt-
Extras(lb 3)3
TOTAL(83.1 Ov, RR: 1.77)148
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Colin McDonald), 2-12 (Jim Burke), 3-33 (Peter Burge), 4-36 (Keith Miller), 5-90 (Ron Archer), 6-110 (Richie Benaud), 7-148 (Neil Harvey), 8-148 (Ian Johnson), 9-148 (Ray Lindwall)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AE Moss43100.2500
TE Bailey31802.6600
JC Laker29.1115841.9800
GAR Lock36166131.6900
R Appleyard1141721.5400
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
PE Richardson c †Langley b Archer73-170100-
MC Cowdrey c †Langley b Miller81-16070-
W Watson c †Langley b Miller8-2200-
TW Graveney not out10-2000-
TG Evans not out8-710-
Extras(b 4, lb 1, nb 1, w 2)8
TOTAL(61 Ov, RR: 3.08)188/3d
Fall of wickets: 1-151 (Colin Cowdrey), 2-163 (Peter Richardson), 3-178 (Willie Watson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
KR Miller1925823.0500
RG Archer904615.1100
IWG Johnson1222902.4100
JW Burke31602.0000
R Benaud1844102.2700
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 258 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CC McDonald c Lock b Laker6-3300-
JW Burke not out58-24070-
RN Harvey  b Lock3-2900-
KR Miller lbw b Laker4-4600-
PJP Burge not out35-12850-
Extras(b 10, lb 3, nb 1)14
TOTAL(86 Ov, RR: 1.39)120/3
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Colin McDonald), 2-18 (Neil Harvey), 3-41 (Keith Miller)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
TE Bailey931601.7700
JC Laker30192920.9600
GAR Lock22112311.0400
R Appleyard1963201.6800
TW Graveney63601.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Series result5-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 425
Season1956
Match days7,8,9,11,12 June 1956 (5-day match)
Test debut
Peter Richardson
Umpires
Syd Buller
Tom Bartley
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 07 Jun - day 1 - England 1st innings 134/2 (PE Richardson 65*, PBH May 31*)
Fri, 08 Jun - day 2 - no play
Sat, 09 Jun - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 19/2 (RN Harvey 5*, PJP Burge 2*)
Sun, 10 Jun - rest day
Mon, 11 Jun - day 4 - England 2nd innings 129/0 (PE Richardson 56*, MC Cowdrey 67*)
Tue, 12 Jun - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 120/3 (86 ov) - end of match