result
2nd Test, London, Jun 21 - 26 1956, Australia tour of England
285 & 257
(99.2 ov, target 372)171 & 186
Australia won by 185 runs
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Colin McDonald c Trueman b Bailey78-230700.00
Jim Burke st †Evans b Laker65-250600.00
Neil Harvey c †Evans b Bailey0-2000.00
Peter Burge  b Statham21-93000.00
Keith Miller  b Trueman28-110200.00
Ken Mackay c Bailey b Laker38-160400.00
Ron Archer  b Wardle28-91200.00
Richie Benaud  b Statham5-6100.00
Ian Johnson (c)c †Evans b Trueman6-65000.00
Gil Langley c Bailey b Laker14-50000.00
Pat Crawford not out 0-1000.00
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
Brian Statham3597022.00---00
Fred Trueman2865421.92---00
Trevor Bailey34127222.11---00
Jim Laker29.1104731.61---00
Johnny Wardle2074012.00---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Peter Richardson c †Langley b Miller9-41000.00
Colin Cowdrey c Benaud b Mackay23-97500.00
Tom Graveney  b Miller5-12000.00
Peter May (c) b Benaud63-150800.00
Willie Watson c Benaud b Miller6-49000.00
Trevor Bailey  b Miller32-135200.00
Godfrey Evans st †Langley b Benaud0-3000.00
Jim Laker  b Archer12-50100.00
Johnny Wardle c †Langley b Archer0-3000.00
Fred Trueman c †Langley b Miller7-5100.00
Brian Statham not out 0-2000.00
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
Keith Miller34.197252.10---00
Pat Crawford4.52400.82---00
Ron Archer2394722.04---00
Ken Mackay1131511.36---00
Richie Benaud921922.11---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Colin McDonald c Cowdrey b Bailey26-49400.00
Jim Burke c Graveney b Trueman16-95100.00
Neil Harvey c Bailey b Trueman10-10200.00
Peter Burge  b Trueman14-46100.00
Ken Mackay c †Evans b Statham31-205300.00
Ron Archer c †Evans b Bailey1-30000.00
Keith Miller c †Evans b Trueman30-54300.00
Richie Benaud c †Evans b Trueman97-1401410.00
Ian Johnson (c)lbw b Bailey17-45200.00
Gil Langley not out 7-23000.00
Pat Crawford lbw b Bailey0-2000.00
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
Brian Statham2655912.26---00
Fred Trueman2829053.21---00
Trevor Bailey24.586442.57---00
Jim Laker731702.42---00
Johnny Wardle721902.71---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 372 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Peter Richardson c †Langley b Archer21-60300.00
Colin Cowdrey lbw b Benaud27-195200.00
Tom Graveney c †Langley b Miller18-70100.00
Willie Watson  b Miller18-47200.00
Peter May (c)c †Langley b Miller53-125700.00
Trevor Bailey c Harvey b Archer18-72200.00
Godfrey Evans c †Langley b Miller20-20300.00
Jim Laker c †Langley b Archer4-10100.00
Johnny Wardle  b Miller0-15000.00
Fred Trueman  b Archer2-15000.00
Brian Statham not out 0-5000.00
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
Keith Miller36128052.22---00
Ron Archer31.287142.26---00
Richie Benaud28142710.96---00
Ian Johnson42300.75---00
MATCH DETAILS
Lord's, London
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Season1956
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 426
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Ken Mackay
Ken Mackay
Pat Crawford
Pat Crawford
Umpires
England Image
Emrys Davies
England Image
Frank Lee
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 21 Jun - day 1 -Australia 1st innings 180/3 (Peter Burge 18*, Keith Miller 19*, null ov)
Fri, 22 Jun - day 2 -England 1st innings 74/3 (Peter May 23*, Willie Watson 4*, null ov)
Sat, 23 Jun - day 3 -Australia 2nd innings 115/6 (Ken Mackay 9*, Richie Benaud 3*, null ov)
Sun, 24 Jun - rest day
Mon, 25 Jun - day 4 -England 2nd innings 72/2 (Colin Cowdrey 21*, Willie Watson 9*, null ov)
Tue, 26 Jun - day 5 -England 2nd innings 186/10 (99.2 ov) - end of match