Royal Air Force v Royal Navy
Other matches in England 1956
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 10th, 11th, 12th August 1956 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultRoyal Air Force won by 5 wickets
UmpiresBL Munden, HPH Sharp
Close of play day 1Royal Air Force (1) 15/2
Close of play day 2

Royal Navy first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GG Tordoffc Millman b Pearson62      
RM Fosterb Platt5      
MLY Ainsworthb Pearson38      
*FC Boysb Shirreff37      
AT Davisb Shirreff8      
HYL Beverleyc Millman b Platt0      
RA Smithc Millman b Platt0      
RG Stevensc Wild b Platt4      
RD Tordorffb Platt2      
+RJL Hammondc Subba Row b Shirreff5      
RD Healeynot out15      
Extras(4 b, 10 lb)14
Total(all out, 75.1 overs)190
Fall of wickets:
1-44, 2-88, 3-131, 4-160, 5-161, 6-161, 7-161, 8-166, 9-168, 10-190 (75.1 ov)
Royal Air Force bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pearson27   6522--
Platt27   10705--
Wild1   100--

Royal Air Force first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SA Leadbetterc Tordorff b Healey39      
R Leggettc Beverley b Healey1      
SE Learyrun out6      
R Subba Rowc Hammond b Tordoff1      
*AC Shirreffc Healey b Tordoff0      
AS Brownb Healey10      
WB Stottc Tordorff b Tordoff26      
+G Millmannot out15      
J Wildst Hammond b Stevens3      
DB Pearsonnot out8      
RK Plattdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 4 lb)9
Total(8 wickets, declared, 48 overs)118
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-13, 3-16, 4-16, 5-53, 6-60, 7-104, 8-106
Royal Navy bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tordoff15   5353--
Healey18   4393--
Tordorff9   2160--
Stevens6   1191--

Royal Navy second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GG Tordoffc Leggett b Shirreff7      
RM Fosterrun out36      
MLY Ainsworthlbw b Shirreff0      
*FC Boysnot out24      
RG Stevensc Stott b Shirreff5      
AT Davisrun out2      
HYL Beverleydid not bat      
RA Smithdid not bat      
RD Tordorffdid not bat      
+RJL Hammonddid not bat      
RD Healeydid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(5 wickets, declared, 29.3 overs)76
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-30, 3-56, 4-70, 5-76 (29.3 ov)
Royal Air Force bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pearson7   1160--
Platt6   2130--
Wild2   040--
Leary2   090--

Royal Air Force second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
SA Leadbetterc Boys b Tordoff9      
R Leggettb Tordoff15      
SE Learynot out46      
R Subba Rowc Foster b Tordoff18      
*AC Shirreffb Tordorff48      
AS Brownb Tordorff2      
J Wildnot out4      
WB Stottdid not bat      
+G Millmandid not bat      
DB Pearsondid not bat      
RK Plattdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 5 lb, 3 w)10
Total(5 wickets, 25.5 overs)152
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-28, 3-64, 4-135, 5-143
Royal Navy bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Healey6   0380--
Tordorff7   0322--

--> The match was scheduled for two days but extended to three.





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