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Scorecard - The Ashes: 5th Test, 1956


England v Australia @ Kennington Oval, London
23, 24, 25, 27, 28 August 1956 (five-day match)

Toss: England (bat)
Umpires: TJ Bartley, D Davies
Match Result: Match Drawn

England

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Peter Richardsonc Gil Langley b Keith Miller37-1103-
2. Colin Cowdreyc Gil Langley b Ray Lindwall0-3--
3. David Sheppardc Ron Archer b Keith Miller24-78--
*4. Peter Maynot out 83-2869-
5. Denis Comptonc Alan Davidson b Ron Archer94-2107-
6. Tony Lockc Gil Langley b Ron Archer0-2--
7. Cyril Washbrooklbw b Ron Archer0-6--
+8. Godfrey Evanslbw b Keith Miller0-5--
9. Jim Lakerc Ron Archer b Keith Miller4-19--
10. Frank Tysonc Alan Davidson b Ron Archer3-13--
11. Brian Statham b Ron Archer0-3--

FOW 1-1 (Colin Cowdrey), 2-53 (David Sheppard), 3-66 (Peter Richardson), 4-222 (Denis Compton), 5-222 (Tony Lock), 6-222 (Cyril Washbrook), 7-223 (Godfrey Evans), 8-231 (Jim Laker), 9-243 (Frank Tyson), 247 (Brian Statham).
Extras 0b, 0lb, 2w, 0nb, 0pen) 2
Total (for 10 wickets, 109.2 ovs) 247


Bowling O M R W Extras
Ray Lindwall185361 (0w,0nb)
Keith Miller407914 (0w,0nb)
Alan Davidson51160 (0w,0nb)
Ron Archer28.27535 (0w,0nb)
Ian Johnson92280 (0w,0nb)
Richie Benaud92210 (0w,0nb)


Australia

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Colin McDonaldc Tony Lock b Frank Tyson3-8--
2. Jim Burke b Jim Laker8-282-
3. Neil Harveyc Peter May b Tony Lock39-1562-
4. Ian Craigc Brian Statham b Tony Lock2-8--
*5. Ian Johnson b Jim Laker12-421-
6. Alan Davidsonc Peter May b Jim Laker8-202-
7. Keith Millerc Cyril Washbrook b Brian Statham61-21722
8. Ron Archerc Frank Tyson b Jim Laker9-17-1
9. Richie Benaud b Brian Statham32-396-
10. Ray Lindwallnot out 22-1003-
+11. Gil Langleylbw b Brian Statham0-2--

FOW 1-3 (Colin McDonald), 2-17 (Jim Burke), 3-20 (Ian Craig), 4-35 (Ian Johnson), 5-47 (Alan Davidson), 6-90 (Neil Harvey), 7-111 (Ron Archer), 8-154 (Richie Benaud), 9-202 (Keith Miller), 202 (Gil Langley).
Extras 6b, 0lb, 0w, 0nb, 0pen) 6
Total (for 10 wickets, 92 ovs) 202


Bowling O M R W Extras
Brian Statham218333 (0w,0nb)
Frank Tyson145341 (0w,0nb)
Jim Laker3212804 (0w,0nb)
Tony Lock2510492 (0w,0nb)


England

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Peter Richardsonc Gil Langley b Ray Lindwall34-1144-
2. Colin Cowdreyc Richie Benaud b Alan Davidson8-301-
3. David Sheppardc Ron Archer b Keith Miller62-989-
*4. Peter Maynot out 37-933-
5. Denis Comptonnot out 35-754-
6. Tony Lock
7. Cyril Washbrook
+8. Godfrey Evans
9. Jim Laker
10. Frank Tyson
11. Brian Statham

FOW 1-17 (Colin Cowdrey), 2-100 (Peter Richardson), 3-108 (David Sheppard).
Extras 3b, 3lb, 0w, 0nb, 0pen) 6
Total (for 3 wickets, 61 ovs) 182


Bowling O M R W Extras
Ray Lindwall123291 (0w,0nb)
Keith Miller223561 (0w,0nb)
Alan Davidson50181 (0w,0nb)
Ron Archer133420 (0w,0nb)
Ian Johnson4170 (0w,0nb)
Richie Benaud10100 (0w,0nb)
Jim Burke42140 (0w,0nb)


Australia

    Runs Balls Mins 4s 6s
1. Colin McDonaldlbw b Brian Statham0-3--
2. Jim Burkelbw b Jim Laker1-43--
3. Neil Harveyc Peter May b Tony Lock1-20--
4. Ian Craigc Tony Lock b Jim Laker7-361-
5. Keith Millernot out 7-661-
*6. Ian Johnsonc Tony Lock b Jim Laker10-431-
7. Richie Benaudnot out 0-1--
8. Alan Davidson
9. Ron Archer
10. Ray Lindwall
+11. Gil Langley

FOW 1-0 (Colin McDonald), 2-1 (Neil Harvey), 3-5 (Jim Burke), 4-10 (Ian Craig), 5-27 (Ian Johnson).
Extras 1b, 0lb, 0w, 0nb, 0pen) 1
Total (for 5 wickets, 38.1 ovs) 27


Bowling O M R W Extras
Brian Statham2111 (0w,0nb)
Jim Laker181483 (0w,0nb)
Tony Lock18.111171 (0w,0nb)




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