Stats Spider The Ashes: 3rd Test, 1956

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England v Australia @ Headingley, Leeds
12, 13, 14, 16, 17 July 1956 (five-day match)

Toss: England (bat)
Umpires: JS Buller, D Davies
Match Result: England won by an innings and 42 runs

1st Innings


    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Peter Richardsonc Len Maddocks b Ron Archer5-65--
2. Colin Cowdreyc Len Maddocks b Ron Archer0-14--
3. Alan Oakman b Ron Archer4-21--
*4. Peter Mayc Ray Lindwall b Ian Johnson101-31712-
5. Cyril Washbrooklbw b Richie Benaud98-32813-
6. Tony Lockc Keith Miller b Richie Benaud21-623-
7. Doug Insolec Ken Mackay b Richie Benaud5-431-
8. Trevor Baileynot out 33-1293-
+9. Godfrey Evans b Ray Lindwall40-675-
10. Jim Laker b Ray Lindwall5-29--
11. Fred Truemanc & b Ray Lindwall0-8--

FOW 1-2 (Colin Cowdrey), 2-8 (Alan Oakman), 3-17 (Peter Richardson), 4-204 (Peter May), 5-226 (Cyril Washbrook), 6-243 (Tony Lock), 7-248 (Doug Insole), 8-301 (Godfrey Evans), 9-321 (Jim Laker), 325 (Fred Trueman).
Extras 4b, 9lb, 0w, 0nb, 0pen) 13
Total (for 10 wickets, 167.4 ovs) 325

Bowling O M R W Extras
Ray Lindwall33.411673 (0w,0nb)
Ron Archer5024683 (0w,0nb)
Ken Mackay133290 (0w,0nb)
Richie Benaud429893 (0w,0nb)
Ian Johnson298591 (0w,0nb)

2nd Innings


    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Colin McDonaldc Godfrey Evans b Fred Trueman2-2--
2. Jim Burkelbw b Tony Lock41-1025-
3. Neil Harveyc Fred Trueman b Tony Lock11-591-
4. Peter Burgelbw b Jim Laker2-27--
5. Ken Mackayc Trevor Bailey b Jim Laker2-27--
6. Keith Miller b Jim Laker41-13041
7. Ron Archer b Jim Laker4-61-
8. Richie Benaudc Alan Oakman b Jim Laker30-916-
+9. Len Maddocksc Fred Trueman b Tony Lock0-6--
*10. Ian Johnsonc Peter Richardson b Tony Lock0-6--
11. Ray Lindwallnot out 0-3--

FOW 1-2 (Colin McDonald), 2-40 (Neil Harvey), 3-59 (Peter Burge), 4-59 (Jim Burke), 5-63 (Ken Mackay), 6-69 (Ron Archer), 7-142 (Richie Benaud), 8-143 (Len Maddocks), 9-143 (Keith Miller), 143 (Ian Johnson).
Extras 4b, 6lb, 0w, 0nb, 0pen) 10
Total (for 10 wickets, 71.1 ovs) 143

Bowling O M R W Extras
Fred Trueman82191 (0w,0nb)
Trevor Bailey72150 (0w,0nb)
Jim Laker2910585 (0w,0nb)
Tony Lock27.111414 (0w,0nb)

3rd Innings


    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Colin McDonald b Fred Trueman6-20--
2. Jim Burke b Jim Laker16-791-
3. Neil Harveyc & b Tony Lock69-2704-
4. Keith Millerc Fred Trueman b Jim Laker26-14612
5. Peter Burgelbw b Jim Laker5-221-
6. Richie Benaud b Jim Laker1-17--
*7. Ian Johnsonc Alan Oakman b Jim Laker3-13--
8. Ken Mackay b Jim Laker2-21--
9. Ron Archerc Cyril Washbrook b Tony Lock1-7--
+10. Len Maddockslbw b Tony Lock0-8--
11. Ray Lindwallnot out 0-2--

FOW 1-10 (Colin McDonald), 2-45 (Jim Burke), 3-108 (Keith Miller), 4-120 (Peter Burge), 5-128 (Richie Benaud), 6-136 (Ian Johnson), 7-138 (Neil Harvey), 8-140 (Ron Archer), 9-140 (Len Maddocks), 140 (Ken Mackay).
Extras 7b, 4lb, 0w, 0nb, 0pen) 11
Total (for 10 wickets, 99.3 ovs) 140

Bowling O M R W Extras
Fred Trueman113211 (0w,0nb)
Trevor Bailey72130 (0w,0nb)
Jim Laker41.321556 (0w,0nb)
Tony Lock4023403 (0w,0nb)



Peter Richardson, Colin Cowdrey, Alan Oakman, Peter May, Cyril Washbrook, Tony Lock, Doug Insole, Trevor Bailey, Godfrey Evans, Jim Laker, Fred Trueman


Colin McDonald, Jim Burke, Neil Harvey, Keith Miller, Peter Burge, Richie Benaud, Ian Johnson, Ken Mackay, Ron Archer, Len Maddocks, Ray Lindwall