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1956 The Ashes - 5th Test - London Hide Percentages    Printable Scorecard   
Match Date: 23rd August, 1956 Series Batting & Bowling Analysis
Venue: Kennington Oval, London
Toss: England Partnerships
Result: Match drawn
Player of Match: No Award

England 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
P E Richardson c †Langley b Miller 37          14.98%
M C Cowdrey c †Langley b Lindwall 0        
D S R Sheppard c Archer b Miller 24          9.72%
P B H May* not out 83          33.60%
D C S Compton c Davidson b Archer 94          38.06%
G A R Lock c †Langley b Archer 0        
C Washbrook lbw b Archer 0        
T G Evans lbw b Miller 0        
J C Laker c Archer b Miller 4          1.62%
F H Tyson c Davidson b Archer 3          1.21%
J B Statham b Archer 0        
Extras (w 2) 2  
Total All Out   (109.2 overs @ 2.26 rpo) 247  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-1  Cowdrey   2-53  Sheppard   3-66  Richardson   4-222  Compton   
5-222  Lock   6-222  Washbrook   7-223  Evans   8-231  Laker   
9-243  Tyson   10-247  Statham   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
R R Lindwall 18.0 5 36 1 2.00  10.00%
K R Miller 40.0 7 91 4 2.28  40.00%
A K Davidson 5.0 1 16 0 3.20
R G Archer 28.2 7 53 5 1.87  50.00%
I W Johnson 9.0 2 28 0 3.11
R Benaud 9.0 2 21 0 2.33
 
Australia 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
C C McDonald c Lock b Tyson 3          1.49%
J W Burke b Laker 8          3.96%
R N Harvey c May b Lock 39          19.31%
I D Craig c Statham b Lock 2          0.99%
I W Johnson* b Laker 12          5.94%
A K Davidson c May b Laker 8          3.96%
K R Miller c Washbrook b Statham 61          30.20%
R G Archer c Tyson b Laker 9          4.46%
R Benaud b Statham 32          15.84%
R R Lindwall not out 22          10.89%
G R A Langley lbw b Statham 0        
Extras (b 6) 6  
Total All Out   (92.0 overs @ 2.20 rpo) 202  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-3  McDonald   2-17  Burke   3-20  Craig   4-35  Johnson   
5-47  Davidson   6-90  Harvey   7-111  Archer   8-154  Benaud   
9-202  Miller   10-202  Langley   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
J B Statham 21.0 8 33 3 1.57  30.00%
F H Tyson 14.0 5 34 1 2.43  10.00%
J C Laker 32.0 12 80 4 2.50  40.00%
G A R Lock 25.0 10 49 2 1.96  20.00%
 
England 2nd Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
P E Richardson c †Langley b Lindwall 34          18.68%
M C Cowdrey c Benaud b Davidson 8          4.40%
D S R Sheppard c Archer b Miller 62          34.07%
P B H May* not out 37          20.33%
D C S Compton not out 35          19.23%
G A R Lock              
C Washbrook              
T G Evans              
J C Laker              
F H Tyson              
J B Statham              
Extras (b 3, lb 3) 6  
Total 3 wickets declared   (61.0 overs @ 2.98 rpo) 182  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-17  Cowdrey   2-100  Richardson   3-108  Sheppard   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
R R Lindwall 12.0 3 29 1 2.42  10.00%
K R Miller 22.0 3 56 1 2.55  10.00%
A K Davidson 5.0 0 18 1 3.60  10.00%
R G Archer 13.0 3 42 0 3.23
I W Johnson 4.0 1 7 0 1.75
R Benaud 1.0 0 10 0 10.00
J W Burke 4.0 2 14 0 3.50
 
Australia 2nd Innings (target 228) R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
C C McDonald lbw b Statham 0        
J W Burke lbw b Laker 1          3.70%
R N Harvey c May b Lock 1          3.70%
I D Craig c Lock b Laker 7          25.93%
K R Miller not out 7          25.93%
I W Johnson* c Lock b Laker 10          37.04%
R Benaud not out 0        
R G Archer              
A K Davidson              
R R Lindwall              
G R A Langley              
Extras (b 1) 1  
Total 5 wickets   (38.1 overs @ 0.71 rpo) 27  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-0  McDonald   2-1  Harvey   3-5  Burke   4-10  Craig   
5-27  Johnson   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
J B Statham 2.0 1 1 1 0.50  10.00%
J C Laker 18.0 14 8 3 0.44  30.00%
G A R Lock 18.1 11 17 1 0.94  10.00%
 
End of Day Status (Rest days excluded)
Day 1 - England 1st innings 223/7 (PBH May 67*, JC Laker 0*)
Day 2 - Australia 1st innings 198/8 (KR Miller 57*, RR Lindwall 22*)
Day 3 - England 2nd innings 76/1 (PE Richardson 28*, Rev.DS Sheppard 40*)
Day 4 - No play
Day 5 - Australia 2nd Innings 27/5, 38.1 overs - end of match

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