Result
2nd Test, Australia tour of England at Lord's, Jun 21-26 1956
285 & 257
(99.2 ov, target 372)
171 & 186
Australia won by 185 runs
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CC McDonald c Trueman b Bailey78-23070-
JW Burke st †Evans b Laker65-25060-
RN Harvey c †Evans b Bailey0-200-
PJP Burge  b Statham21-9300-
KR Miller  b Trueman28-11020-
KD Mackay c Bailey b Laker38-16040-
RG Archer  b Wardle28-9120-
R Benaud  b Statham5-610-
IWG Johnson (c)c †Evans b Trueman6-6500-
GRA Langley c Bailey b Laker14-5000-
WPA Crawford not out0-100-
Extras(lb 2)2
TOTAL(146.1 Ov, RR: 1.94)285
Fall of wickets: 1-137 (Colin McDonald), 2-137 (Neil Harvey), 3-151 (Jim Burke), 4-185 (Peter Burge), 5-196 (Keith Miller), 6-249 (Ron Archer), 7-255 (Richie Benaud), 8-265 (Ken Mackay), 9-285 (Ian Johnson), 10-285 (Gil Langley)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JB Statham3597022.0000
FS Trueman2865421.9200
TE Bailey34127222.1100
JC Laker29.1104731.6100
JH Wardle2074012.0000
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
PE Richardson c †Langley b Miller9-4100-
MC Cowdrey c Benaud b Mackay23-9750-
TW Graveney  b Miller5-1200-
PBH May (c) b Benaud63-15080-
W Watson c Benaud b Miller6-4900-
TE Bailey  b Miller32-13520-
TG Evans st †Langley b Benaud0-300-
JC Laker  b Archer12-5010-
JH Wardle c †Langley b Archer0-300-
FS Trueman c †Langley b Miller7-510-
JB Statham not out0-200-
Extras(lb 14)14
TOTAL(82 Ov, RR: 2.08)171
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Peter Richardson), 2-32 (Tom Graveney), 3-60 (Colin Cowdrey), 4-87 (Willie Watson), 5-128 (Peter May), 6-128 (Godfrey Evans), 7-161 (Jim Laker), 8-161 (Johnny Wardle), 9-170 (Fred Trueman), 10-171 (Trevor Bailey)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
KR Miller34.197252.1000
WPA Crawford4.52400.8200
RG Archer2394722.0400
KD Mackay1131511.3600
R Benaud921922.1100
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CC McDonald c Cowdrey b Bailey26-4940-
JW Burke c Graveney b Trueman16-9510-
RN Harvey c Bailey b Trueman10-1020-
PJP Burge  b Trueman14-4610-
KD Mackay c †Evans b Statham31-20530-
RG Archer c †Evans b Bailey1-3000-
KR Miller c †Evans b Trueman30-5430-
R Benaud c †Evans b Trueman97-140141-
IWG Johnson (c)lbw b Bailey17-4520-
GRA Langley not out7-2300-
WPA Crawford lbw b Bailey0-200-
Extras(b 2, lb 2, nb 4)8
TOTAL(92.5 Ov, RR: 2.76)257
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Colin McDonald), 2-47 (Neil Harvey), 3-69 (Jim Burke), 4-70 (Peter Burge), 5-79 (Ron Archer), 6-112 (Keith Miller), 7-229 (Ken Mackay), 8-243 (Richie Benaud), 9-257 (Ian Johnson), 10-257 (Pat Crawford)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JB Statham2655912.2600
FS Trueman2829053.2100
TE Bailey24.586442.5700
JC Laker731702.4200
JH Wardle721902.7100
England 2nd Innings (target: 372 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
PE Richardson c †Langley b Archer21-6030-
MC Cowdrey lbw b Benaud27-19520-
TW Graveney c †Langley b Miller18-7010-
W Watson  b Miller18-4720-
PBH May (c)c †Langley b Miller53-12570-
TE Bailey c Harvey b Archer18-7220-
TG Evans c †Langley b Miller20-2030-
JC Laker c †Langley b Archer4-1010-
JH Wardle  b Miller0-1500-
FS Trueman  b Archer2-1500-
JB Statham not out0-500-
Extras(lb 5)5
TOTAL(99.2 Ov, RR: 1.87)186
Fall of wickets: 1-35 (Peter Richardson), 2-59 (Tom Graveney), 3-89 (Willie Watson), 4-91 (Colin Cowdrey), 5-142 (Trevor Bailey), 6-175 (Godfrey Evans), 7-180 (Peter May), 8-184 (Jim Laker), 9-184 (Johnny Wardle), 10-186 (Fred Trueman)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
KR Miller36128052.2200
RG Archer31.287142.2600
R Benaud28142710.9600
IWG Johnson42300.7500
MATCH DETAILS
Lord's, London
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 426
Season1956
Match days21,22,23,25,26 June 1956 (5-day match)
Test debut
Ken Mackay
Pat Crawford
Umpires
Emrys Davies
Frank Lee
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 21 Jun - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 180/3 (PJP Burge 18*, KR Miller 19*)
Fri, 22 Jun - day 2 - England 1st innings 74/3 (PBH May 23*, W Watson 4*)
Sat, 23 Jun - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 115/6 (KD Mackay 9*, R Benaud 3*)
Sun, 24 Jun - rest day
Mon, 25 Jun - day 4 - England 2nd innings 72/2 (MC Cowdrey 21*, W Watson 9*)
Tue, 26 Jun - day 5 - England 2nd innings 186 (99.2 ov) - end of match