Stats Spider The Ashes: 4th Test, 1956

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England v Australia @ Old Trafford, Manchester
26, 27, 28, 30, 31 July 1956 (five-day match)

Toss: England (bat)
Umpires: DE Davies, FS Lee
Match Result: England won by an innings and 170 runs

1st Innings


    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Peter Richardsonc Len Maddocks b Richie Benaud104-22211-
2. Colin Cowdreyc Len Maddocks b Ray Lindwall80-19011-
3. David Sheppard b Ron Archer113-295141
*4. Peter Mayc Ron Archer b Richie Benaud43-1116-
5. Trevor Bailey b Ian Johnson20-432-
6. Cyril Washbrooklbw b Ian Johnson6-81-
7. Alan Oakmanc Ron Archer b Ian Johnson10-111-
+8. Godfrey Evansst Len Maddocks b Ian Johnson47-2952
9. Jim Lakerrun out ( > > )3-10--
10. Tony Locknot out 25-441-
11. Brian Stathamc Len Maddocks b Ray Lindwall0-4--

FOW 1-174 (Colin Cowdrey), 2-195 (Peter Richardson), 3-288 (Peter May), 4-321 (Trevor Bailey), 5-327 (Cyril Washbrook), 6-339 (Alan Oakman), 7-401 (Godfrey Evans), 8-417 (Jim Laker), 9-458 (David Sheppard), 459 (Brian Statham).
Extras 2b, 5lb, 1w, 0nb, 0pen) 8
Total (for 10 wickets, 158.3 ovs) 459

Bowling O M R W Extras
Ray Lindwall21.36632 (0w,0nb)
Keith Miller216410 (0w,0nb)
Ron Archer226731 (0w,0nb)
Ian Johnson47101514 (0w,0nb)
Richie Benaud47171232 (0w,0nb)

2nd Innings


    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Colin McDonaldc Tony Lock b Jim Laker32-805-
2. Jim Burkec Colin Cowdrey b Tony Lock22-1022-
3. Neil Harvey b Jim Laker0-2--
4. Ian Craiglbw b Jim Laker8-221-
5. Keith Millerc Alan Oakman b Jim Laker6-15-1
6. Ken Mackayc Alan Oakman b Jim Laker0-2--
7. Ron Archerst Godfrey Evans b Jim Laker6-121-
8. Richie Benaudc Brian Statham b Jim Laker0-2--
9. Ray Lindwallnot out 6-141-
+10. Len Maddocks b Jim Laker4-7--
*11. Ian Johnson b Jim Laker0-2--

FOW 1-48 (Colin McDonald), 2-48 (Neil Harvey), 3-62 (Jim Burke), 4-62 (Ian Craig), 5-62 (Ken Mackay), 6-73 (Keith Miller), 7-73 (Richie Benaud), 8-78 (Ron Archer), 9-84 (Len Maddocks), 84 (Ian Johnson).
Extras 0b, 0lb, 0w, 0nb, 0pen) 0
Total (for 10 wickets, 40.4 ovs) 84

Bowling O M R W Extras
Brian Statham6360 (0w,0nb)
Trevor Bailey4340 (0w,0nb)
Jim Laker16.44379 (0w,0nb)
Tony Lock143371 (0w,0nb)

3rd Innings


    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Colin McDonaldc Alan Oakman b Jim Laker89-33710-
2. Jim Burkec Tony Lock b Jim Laker33-1054-
3. Neil Harveyc Colin Cowdrey b Jim Laker0-1--
4. Ian Craiglbw b Jim Laker38-2595-
5. Ken Mackayc Alan Oakman b Jim Laker0-6--
6. Keith Miller b Jim Laker0-15--
7. Ron Archerc Alan Oakman b Jim Laker0-10--
8. Richie Benaud b Jim Laker18-1053-
9. Ray Lindwallc Tony Lock b Jim Laker8-411-
*10. Ian Johnsonnot out 1-25--
+11. Len Maddockslbw b Jim Laker2-6--

FOW 1-28 (Neil Harvey), 2-55 (Jim Burke), 3-114 (Ian Craig), 4-124 (Ken Mackay), 5-130 (Keith Miller), 6-130 (Ron Archer), 7-181 (Colin McDonald), 8-198 (Richie Benaud), 9-203 (Ray Lindwall), 205 (Len Maddocks).
Extras 12b, 4lb, 0w, 0nb, 0pen) 16
Total (for 10 wickets, 150.2 ovs) 205

Bowling O M R W Extras
Brian Statham1610150 (0w,0nb)
Trevor Bailey208310 (0w,0nb)
Jim Laker51.2235310 (0w,0nb)
Tony Lock5530690 (0w,0nb)
Alan Oakman83210 (0w,0nb)



Peter Richardson, Colin Cowdrey, David Sheppard, Peter May, Trevor Bailey, Cyril Washbrook, Alan Oakman, Godfrey Evans, Jim Laker, Tony Lock, Brian Statham


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