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TEST MATCH

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA
OLD TRAFFORD, MANCHESTER
JULY 26, 1956
Result: ENGLAND
Runs Per Wicket: 24.9 | Scoring Rate: 2.1
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
The Ashes (Australia in England)


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
England 41% 29 28 29 252
Australia 55% 31 27 30 188

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 England 459 10 951
2 Australia 84 10 244
3 Australia 205 10 902

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 24.9 958 538 0.64 0.36
3 9 25.7 948 544 0.64 0.36
3 8 26.5 935 547 0.63 0.37
3 7 26.8 915 533 0.63 0.37
3 6 25.9 873 473 0.65 0.35
3 5 26.9 863 483 0.64 0.36
3 4 27.8 848 486 0.64 0.36
3 3 28.6 830 484 0.63 0.37
3 2 27.2 785 411 0.66 0.34
3 1 27.2 758 384 0.66 0.34
2 10 27.1 730 356 0.67 0.33
2 9 28.6 716 370 0.66 0.34
2 8 29.8 698 376 0.65 0.35
2 7 31.3 678 386 0.64 0.36
2 6 33.2 658 406 0.62 0.38
2 5 34.7 633 409 0.61 0.39
2 4 37.2 608 434 0.58 0.42
2 3 40.1 579 463 0.56 0.44
2 2 42.2 544 470 0.54 0.46
2 1 46.1 505 509 0.5 0.5
1 10 45.9 459 459 0.5 0.5
1 9 50.9 458 458 0.5 0.5
1 8 52.1 417 417 0.5 0.5
1 7 57.3 401 401 0.5 0.5
1 6 56.5 339 339 0.5 0.5
1 5 65.4 327 327 0.5 0.5
1 4 80.2 321 321 0.5 0.5
1 3 96.0 288 288 0.5 0.5
1 2 97.5 195 195 0.5 0.5
1 1 174.0 174 174 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
JC Laker England 408 90 19 619.1
IWG Johnson (c) Australia 282 151 4 21.6
R Benaud Australia 282 123 2 6.6
RR Lindwall Australia 129 63 2 5.9
GAR Lock England 414 106 1 1.5
RG Archer Australia 132 73 1 1.3
TE Bailey England 144 35 0 0.0
JB Statham England 132 21 0 0.0
KR Miller Australia 126 41 0 0.0
ASM Oakman England 48 21 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BOWLER TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
CC McDonald Australia 121 2 0 42 11.6
Rev.DS Sheppard England 113 1 0 25 4.8
PE Richardson England 104 1 0 23 1.0
MC Cowdrey England 80 1 0 17 0.4
JW Burke Australia 55 2 0 19 1.1
TG Evans † England 47 1 0 10 0.6
ID Craig Australia 46 2 0 16 0.5
PBH May (c) England 43 1 0 9 0.1
GAR Lock England 25 0 0 5 0.1
TE Bailey England 20 1 0 4 0.0
R Benaud Australia 18 2 0 6 0.0
RR Lindwall Australia 14 1 0 5 0.1
ASM Oakman England 10 1 0 2 0.0
RG Archer Australia 6 2 0 2 0.0
LV Maddocks † Australia 6 2 0 2 0.0
KR Miller Australia 6 2 0 2 0.0
C Washbrook England 6 1 0 1 0.0
JC Laker England 3 1 0 1 0.0
IWG Johnson (c) Australia 1 1 0 0 0.0
RN Harvey Australia 0 2 0 0 0.0
KD Mackay Australia 0 2 0 0 0.0
JB Statham England 0 1 0 0 0.0

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA
FORMBOOK HISTORY

England faced Australia in 169 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.
July 12, 1956
Headingley, Leeds
33 62
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