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TEST MATCH

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA
HEADINGLEY, LEEDS
JULY 12, 1956
Result: ENGLAND
Runs Per Wicket: 20.3 | Scoring Rate: 1.8
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
The Ashes (Australia in England)


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
England 33% 29 28 28 238
Australia 62% 32 25 31 174

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 England 325 10 1006
2 Australia 143 10 427
3 Australia 140 10 597

TWENTY MATCH RATINGS HISTORY [?]

This chart shows the twenty match rating history for the two teams upto the start of the current match.

2.0 1.5 1.0 0.5 AUSTRALIA ENGLAND 1898-01-14 1906-03-24 1912-08-05 1926-06-26 1931-01-01 1935-06-15 1946-08-17 1949-12-31 1953-01-09 1956-07-12

MATCH PROGRESS

ENGLAND PTS AUSTRALIA PTS 0 228 455 683 910 1138 1366 1593 1821 2048 0 228 455 683 910 1138 1366 1593 1821 2048 1st 2nd 3rd 4th

PROGRESS TABLE

This table shows the progress of the match by each partnership. This progress is illustrated in the chart above.

I WKT RPW T1P T2P T1PT T2PT
3 10 20.3 730 486 0.6 0.4
3 9 21.0 723 493 0.59 0.41
3 8 21.7 716 500 0.59 0.41
3 7 22.4 707 505 0.58 0.42
3 6 23.2 697 511 0.58 0.42
3 5 23.8 683 509 0.57 0.43
3 4 24.5 668 508 0.57 0.43
3 3 25.0 651 501 0.56 0.44
3 2 23.3 605 421 0.59 0.41
3 1 22.8 575 381 0.6 0.4
2 10 23.4 559 377 0.6 0.4
2 9 24.6 547 389 0.58 0.42
2 8 26.0 533 403 0.57 0.43
2 7 27.5 517 417 0.55 0.45
2 6 24.6 473 315 0.6 0.4
2 5 25.9 454 322 0.59 0.41
2 4 27.4 435 333 0.57 0.43
2 3 29.5 414 354 0.54 0.46
2 2 30.4 386 344 0.53 0.47
2 1 29.7 355 299 0.54 0.46
1 10 32.5 325 325 0.5 0.5
1 9 35.7 321 321 0.5 0.5
1 8 37.6 301 301 0.5 0.5
1 7 35.4 248 248 0.5 0.5
1 6 40.5 243 243 0.5 0.5
1 5 45.2 226 226 0.5 0.5
1 4 51.0 204 204 0.5 0.5
1 3 5.7 17 17 0.5 0.5
1 2 4.0 8 8 0.5 0.5
1 1 2.0 2 2 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
JC Laker England 423 113 11 200.3
GAR Lock England 403 81 7 107.8
RG Archer Australia 300 68 3 18.6
R Benaud Australia 252 89 3 11.9
RR Lindwall Australia 202 67 3 12.7
FS Trueman England 114 40 2 5.0
IWG Johnson (c) Australia 174 59 1 1.4
TE Bailey England 84 28 0 0.0
KD Mackay Australia 78 29 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
PBH May (c) England 101 1 0 31 1.3
C Washbrook England 98 1 0 30 1.0
RN Harvey Australia 80 2 0 28 3.8
KR Miller Australia 67 2 0 24 1.9
JW Burke Australia 57 2 0 20 2.0
TG Evans † England 40 1 0 12 0.6
TE Bailey England 33 0 0 10 0.4
R Benaud Australia 31 2 0 11 0.1
GAR Lock England 21 1 0 6 0.1
CC McDonald Australia 8 2 0 3 0.0
PJP Burge Australia 7 2 0 2 0.0
RG Archer Australia 5 2 0 2 0.0
DJ Insole England 5 1 0 2 0.0
JC Laker England 5 1 0 2 0.0
PE Richardson England 5 1 0 2 0.0
KD Mackay Australia 4 2 0 1 0.0
ASM Oakman England 4 1 0 1 0.0
IWG Johnson (c) Australia 3 2 0 1 0.0
LV Maddocks † Australia 0 2 0 0 0.0
MC Cowdrey England 0 1 0 0 0.0
FS Trueman England 0 1 0 0 0.0

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA
FORMBOOK HISTORY

England faced Australia in 168 test matches before this game. Of these, England had the stronger team in 85 matches according to the formbook expectation.

Each circle in the chart below represents a previous England v Australia test. To reach a match page, click on the circle. The red circle represents the current match.

ENGLAND AUSTRALIA STRONGER WEAKER WEAKER STRONGER 10 15 20 26 31 36 41 46 51 57 10 15 20 26 31 36 41 46 51 57

RECENT MATCHES

MATCH ENGLAND
WIN EXP.
AUSTRALIA
WIN EXP.
June 21, 1956
Lord's, London
68 28
June 07, 1956
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
27 69
February 25, 1955
Sydney Cricket Ground
67 29
January 28, 1955
Adelaide Oval
53 42
December 31, 1954
Melbourne Cricket Ground
49 47
December 17, 1954
Sydney Cricket Ground
56 39
November 26, 1954
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
55 41
August 15, 1953
Kennington Oval, London
46 49
July 23, 1953
Headingley, Leeds
55 41