Test Match - England v Australia - Manchester Standard Scorecard       
Match Date 26th July, 1956  
Series 1956 England v Australia - 4th Test
Test # 428
Venue Old Trafford, Manchester
Match Conditions Day Match  
Toss England
Result England won by an innings and 170 runs
Player of Match No Award

England 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Peter Richardson c †Maddocks b Benaud 104    11  0    22.66%
Colin Cowdrey c †Maddocks b Lindwall 80    11  0    17.43%
David Sheppard b Archer 113    14  1    24.62%
Peter May* c Archer b Benaud 43    6  0    9.37%
Trevor Bailey b Johnson 20    2  0    4.36%
Cyril Washbrook lbw b Johnson 6    1  0    1.31%
Alan Oakman c Archer b Johnson 10    1  0    2.18%
Godfrey Evans st †Maddocks b Johnson 47    5  2    10.24%
James Laker run out 3    0  0    0.65%
Tony Lock not out 25    1  0    5.45%
Brian Statham c †Maddocks b Lindwall 0    0  0  
Extras (b 2, lb 5, w 1) 8  
Total All Out   (158.3 overs @ 2.90 rpo) 459  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-174  Cowdrey   2-195  Richardson   3-288  May   4-321  Bailey   
5-327  Washbrook   6-339  Oakman   7-401  Evans   8-417  Laker   
9-458  Sheppard   10-459  Statham   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
Ray Lindwall 21.3 6 63 2 2.93  20.00%
Keith Miller 21.0 6 41 0 1.95
Ronald Archer 22.0 6 73 1 3.32  10.00%
Ian Johnson 47.0 10 151 4 3.21  40.00%
Richie Benaud 47.0 17 123 2 2.62  20.00%
 
Australia 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Colin McDonald c Lock b Laker 32    5  0    38.10%
James Burke c Cowdrey b Lock 22    2  0    26.19%
Neil Harvey b Laker 0    0  0  
Ian Craig lbw b Laker 8    0  0    9.52%
Keith Miller c Oakman b Laker 6    0  1    7.14%
Kenneth Mackay c Oakman b Laker 0    0  0  
Ronald Archer st †Evans b Laker 6    1  0    7.14%
Richie Benaud c Statham b Laker 0    0  0  
Ray Lindwall not out 6    1  0    7.14%
Leonard Maddocks b Laker 4    0  0    4.76%
Ian Johnson* b Laker 0    0  0  
Extras 0  
Total All Out   (40.4 overs @ 2.07 rpo) 84  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-48  McDonald   2-48  Harvey   3-62  Burke   4-62  Craig   
5-62  Mackay   6-73  Miller   7-73  Benaud   8-78  Archer   
9-84  Maddocks   10-84  Johnson   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
Brian Statham 6.0 3 6 0 1.00
Trevor Bailey 4.0 3 4 0 1.00
James Laker 16.4 4 37 9 2.22  90.00%
Tony Lock 14.0 3 37 1 2.64  10.00%
 
Australia 2nd Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Colin McDonald c Oakman b Laker 89    10  0    43.41%
James Burke c Lock b Laker 33    4  0    16.10%
Neil Harvey c Cowdrey b Laker 0    0  0  
Ian Craig lbw b Laker 38    5  0    18.54%
Kenneth Mackay c Oakman b Laker 0    0  0  
Keith Miller b Laker 0    0  0  
Ronald Archer c Oakman b Laker 0    0  0  
Richie Benaud b Laker 18    3  0    8.78%
Ray Lindwall c Lock b Laker 8    1  0    3.90%
Ian Johnson* not out 1    0  0    0.49%
Leonard Maddocks lbw b Laker 2    0  0    0.98%
Extras (b 12, lb 4) 16  
Total All Out   (150.2 overs @ 1.36 rpo) 205  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-28  Harvey   2-55  Burke   3-114  Craig   4-124  Mackay   
5-130  Miller   6-130  Archer   7-181  McDonald   8-198  Benaud   
9-203  Lindwall   10-205  Maddocks   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
Brian Statham 16.0 10 15 0 0.94
Trevor Bailey 20.0 8 31 0 1.55
James Laker 51.2 23 53 10 1.03  100.00%
Tony Lock 55.0 30 69 0 1.25
Alan Oakman 8.0 3 21 0 2.63
 
End of Day Status (Rest days excluded)
 
Day 1 - England 1st innings 307/3 (Rev.DS Sheppard 59*, TE Bailey 14*)
 
Day 2 - Australia 2nd innings 53/1 (JW Burke 33*, ID Craig 8*)
 
Day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 59/2 (CC McDonald 15*, ID Craig 10*)
 
Day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 84/2 (CC McDonald 25*, ID Craig 24*)
 
Day 5 - Australia 2nd Innings 205, 150.2 overs - end of match
 
 
Match Notes
 
Australia 2nd innings - Colin McDonald retired hurt/ill at 28/0 and resumed at 55/2