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
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Peter Richardson c †Langley b Miller81-27560-
Colin Cowdrey c Miller b Davidson25-7030-
Tom Graveney c Archer b Johnson8-2810-
Peter May (c)c †Langley b Miller73-21130-
Willie Watson lbw b Archer0-300-
Trevor Bailey c Miller b Archer14-6810-
Godfrey Evans c †Langley b Miller0-1000-
Jim Laker not out 9-3010-
Tony Lock lbw b Miller0-200-
Bob Appleyard not out 1-500-
Extras(b 5, lb 1)6
TOTAL(103.4 Ov, RR: 2.09)217/8d
Did not bat: Alan 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
Ray Lindwall1544302.86---00
Keith Miller3356942.09---00
Alan Davidson9.412212.27---00
Ron Archer31105121.64---00
Ian Johnson1472611.85---00
Jim Burke11000.00---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Colin McDonald lbw b Lock1-3700-
Jim Burke c Lock b Laker11-4210-
Neil Harvey lbw b Lock64-20580-
Peter Burge c sub b Lock7-3410-
Keith Miller lbw b Laker0-200-
Ron Archer c Lock b Appleyard33-8061-
Richie Benaud  b Appleyard17-2821-
Ian Johnson (c)c Bailey b Laker12-5620-
Ray Lindwall c Bailey b Laker0-1100-
Gil Langley not out 0-700-
Alan 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
Alan Moss43100.25---00
Trevor Bailey31802.66---00
Jim Laker29.1115841.98---00
Tony Lock36166131.69---00
Bob Appleyard1141721.54---00
England 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Peter Richardson c †Langley b Archer73-170100-
Colin Cowdrey c †Langley b Miller81-16070-
Willie Watson c †Langley b Miller8-2200-
Tom Graveney not out 10-2000-
Godfrey Evans not out 8-710-
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
Keith Miller1925823.05---00
Ron Archer904615.11---00
Ian Johnson1222902.41---00
Jim Burke31602.00---00
Richie Benaud1844102.27---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 258 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Colin McDonald c Lock b Laker6-3300-
Jim Burke not out 58-24070-
Neil Harvey  b Lock3-2900-
Keith Miller lbw b Laker4-4600-
Peter Burge not out 35-12850-
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
Trevor Bailey931601.77---00
Jim Laker30192920.96---00
Tony Lock22112311.04---00
Bob Appleyard1963201.68---00
Tom Graveney63601.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Season1956
Series result5-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 425
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Peter Richardson
Peter Richardson
Umpires
England Image
Syd Buller
England Image
Tom Bartley
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 07 Jun - day 1 - England 1st innings 134/2 (Peter Richardson 65*, Peter May 31*)
Fri, 08 Jun - day 2 - no play
Sat, 09 Jun - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 19/2 (Neil Harvey 5*, Peter Burge 2*)
Sun, 10 Jun - rest day
Mon, 11 Jun - day 4 - England 2nd innings 129/0 (Peter Richardson 56*, Colin Cowdrey 67*)
Tue, 12 Jun - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 120/3 (86 ov) - end of match