Tour Match, Leicester, May 5 - 8 1956, Australia tour of England
Match drawn
Leicestershire 1st INNINGS
Gerald Lester  b Archer38-----
Maurice Hallam c Burge b Archer14-----
Jack van Geloven c Rutherford b Wilson43-----
Charles Palmer (c) b Archer34-----
Vic Jackson lbw b Archer35-----
Gerald Smithson c Burge b Wilson60-----
Victor Munden c Miller b Wilson33-----
Robin Gardner lbw b Johnson17-----
Jack Walsh st †Langley b Johnson15-----
Jack Firth not out 0-----
Terry Spencer  b Crawford3-----
Extras(b 1, lb 4, nb 1)6
TOTAL(122.2 Ov, RR: 2.43)298
Fall of wickets: 1-16, 2-95, 3-103, 4-137, 5-194, 6-255, 7-261, 8-294, 9-295, 10-298
Pat Crawford25.236612.60---00
Ron Archer31107342.35---00
Ian Johnson32116522.03---00
John Rutherford511503.00---00
Jack Wilson25115932.36---00
Ken Mackay411403.50---00
Australians 1st INNINGS
Jim Burke c Palmer b Spencer123-----
John Rutherford  b van Geloven13-----
Ken Mackay c van Geloven b Munden58-----
Neil Harvey c †Firth b Jackson11-----
Keith Miller not out 281-----
Peter Burge c Jackson b Spencer99-----
Ron Archer c Walsh b Hallam88-----
Gil Langley not out 5-----
Extras(b 13, lb 2, nb 1)16
TOTAL(197 Ov, RR: 3.52)694/6
Fall of wickets: 1-35, 2-153, 3-175, 4-235, 5-465, 6-669
Terry Spencer34413023.82---00
Jack van Geloven31710113.25---00
Jack Walsh2208904.04---00
Vic Jackson31166011.93---00
Victor Munden38711913.13---00
Charles Palmer1582701.80---00
Gerald Lester20013106.55---00
Maurice Hallam602113.50---00
Grace Road, Leicester
TossLeicestershire, elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Match daysday (3-day match)
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Alec Skelding
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Frank Lee
Sat, 05 May - day 1 - Leics 1st innings 275/7 (Robin Gardner 9*, Jack Walsh 4*)
Sun, 06 May - rest day
Mon, 07 May - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 295/4 (Keith Miller 65*, Peter Burge 19*)
Tue, 08 May - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 694/6 (197 ov) - end of match