Warwickshire v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1956
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 8th, 9th, 10th August 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWarwickshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralians won by an innings and 127 runs
UmpiresE Cooke, P Corrall
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 47/1 (Burke 16*, Harvey 5*)
Close of play day 2Australians (1) 424/4 (Miller 46*, Benaud 1*)

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerrun out1      
NF Hornerst Maddocks b Benaud29      
AVG Woltonc and b Benaud34      
MJK Smithc Maddocks b Miller55      
+RT Spoonerb Benaud13      
WJP Stewartlbw b Benaud0      
RE Hitchcockc Rutherford b Benaud12      
Swaranjit Singhnot out41      
JD Bannisterc Archer b Miller0      
RG Thompsonb Lindwall0      
*WE Holliesb Lindwall1      
Extras(5 b, 3 lb)8
Total(all out, 84.2 overs)194
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-63, 3-72, 4-96, 5-98, 6-122, 7-153, 8-153, 9-174, 10-194 (84.2 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Crawford12   3300--
Archer5   0230--
Benaud30   16445--
Wilson10   4260--
Miller10   5132--
Burke6   1240--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Burkeb Thompson194      
JW Rutherfordb Swaranjit Singh25      
RN Harveyb Swaranjit Singh145      
ID Craigc Wolton b Swaranjit Singh3      
*KR Millernot out46      
R Benaudnot out1      
RG Archerdid not bat      
RR Lindwalldid not bat      
+LV Maddocksdid not bat      
WPA Crawforddid not bat      
JW Wilsondid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)10
Total(4 wickets, declared, 153 overs)424
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-315, 3-319, 4-422
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bannister29   6730--
Thompson26   7521--
Hollies49   121280--
Swaranjit Singh37   41073--
Hitchcock4   0290--
Wolton8   2250--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerb Crawford1      
NF Hornerlbw b Wilson28      
AVG Woltonc Archer b Benaud13      
MJK Smithc Rutherford b Benaud14      
+RT Spoonerc Burke b Benaud14      
Swaranjit Singhc and b Benaud5      
WJP Stewartc Rutherford b Benaud3      
RE Hitchcockc Crawford b Wilson8      
JD Bannisterc Rutherford b Benaud3      
RG Thompsonnot out6      
*WE Holliesst Maddocks b Wilson6      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(all out, 43.5 overs)103
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-38, 3-49, 4-72, 5-72, 6-77, 7-88, 8-88, 9-92, 10-103 (43.5 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall6   290--
Crawford8   0231--
Benaud16   6316--

--> RT Spooner (1) passed 12000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> JW Burke (1) passed his previous highest score of 192 in first-class matches
--> JW Burke (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 28
--> RN Harvey (1) passed 13500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10
--> RG Thompson reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Australians first innings
--> R Benaud reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Warwickshire second innings
--> WPA Crawford reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Warwickshire second innings





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