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Scorecard - The Ashes: 1st Test, 1956


England v Australia @ Trent Bridge, Nottingham
7, 8, 9, 11, 12 June 1956 (five-day match)

Toss: England (bat)
Umpires: TJ Bartley, JS Buller
Match Result: Match Drawn

England

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Peter Richardsonc Gil Langley b Keith Miller81-2756-
2. Colin Cowdreyc Keith Miller b Alan Davidson25-703-
3. Tom Graveneyc Ron Archer b Ian Johnson8-281-
*4. Peter Mayc Gil Langley b Keith Miller73-2113-
5. Willie Watsonlbw b Ron Archer0-3--
6. Trevor Baileyc Keith Miller b Ron Archer14-681-
+7. Godfrey Evansc Gil Langley b Keith Miller0-10--
8. Jim Lakernot out 9-301-
9. Tony Locklbw b Keith Miller0-2--
10. Bob Appleyardnot out 1-5--
11. Alan Moss

FOW 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).
Extras 5b, 1lb, 0w, 0nb, 0pen) 6
Total (for 8 wickets, 103.4 ovs) 217


Bowling O M R W Extras
Ray Lindwall154430 (0w,0nb)
Keith Miller335694 (0w,0nb)
Alan Davidson9.41221 (0w,0nb)
Ron Archer3110512 (0w,0nb)
Ian Johnson147261 (0w,0nb)
Jim Burke1100 (0w,0nb)


Australia

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Colin McDonaldlbw b Tony Lock1-37--
2. Jim Burkec Tony Lock b Jim Laker11-421-
3. Neil Harveylbw b Tony Lock64-2058-
4. Peter Burgec sub b Tony Lock7-341-
5. Keith Millerlbw b Jim Laker0-2--
6. Ron Archerc Tony Lock b Bob Appleyard33-8061
7. Richie Benaud b Bob Appleyard17-2821
*8. Ian Johnsonc Trevor Bailey b Jim Laker12-562-
9. Ray Lindwallc Trevor Bailey b Jim Laker0-11--
+10. Gil Langleynot out 0-7--
11. Alan Davidsonabsent hurt 0----

FOW 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).
Extras 0b, 3lb, 0w, 0nb, 0pen) 3
Total (for 10 wickets, 83.1 ovs) 148


Bowling O M R W Extras
Alan Moss4310 (0w,0nb)
Trevor Bailey3180 (0w,0nb)
Jim Laker29.111584 (0w,0nb)
Tony Lock3616613 (0w,0nb)
Bob Appleyard114172 (0w,0nb)


England

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Peter Richardsonc Gil Langley b Ron Archer73-17010-
2. Colin Cowdreyc Gil Langley b Keith Miller81-1607-
3. Willie Watsonc Gil Langley b Keith Miller8-22--
4. Tom Graveneynot out 10-20--
+5. Godfrey Evansnot out 8-71-
*6. Peter May
7. Trevor Bailey
8. Jim Laker
9. Tony Lock
10. Bob Appleyard
11. Alan Moss

FOW 1-151 (Colin Cowdrey), 2-163 (Peter Richardson), 3-178 (Willie Watson).
Extras 4b, 1lb, 2w, 1nb, 0pen) 8
Total (for 3 wickets, 61 ovs) 188


Bowling O M R W Extras
Keith Miller192582 (0w,0nb)
Ron Archer90461 (0w,0nb)
Ian Johnson122290 (0w,0nb)
Jim Burke3160 (0w,0nb)
Richie Benaud184410 (0w,0nb)


Australia

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Colin McDonaldc Tony Lock b Jim Laker6-33--
2. Jim Burkenot out 58-2407-
3. Neil Harvey b Tony Lock3-29--
4. Keith Millerlbw b Jim Laker4-46--
5. Peter Burgenot out 35-1285-
6. Ron Archer
7. Richie Benaud
*8. Ian Johnson
9. Ray Lindwall
+10. Gil Langley
11. Alan Davidson

FOW 1-13 (Colin McDonald), 2-18 (Neil Harvey), 3-41 (Keith Miller).
Extras 10b, 3lb, 0w, 1nb, 0pen) 14
Total (for 3 wickets, 86 ovs) 120


Bowling O M R W Extras
Trevor Bailey93160 (0w,0nb)
Jim Laker3019292 (0w,0nb)
Tony Lock2211231 (0w,0nb)
Bob Appleyard196320 (0w,0nb)
Tom Graveney6360 (0w,0nb)




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