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TEST MATCH

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA
KENNINGTON OVAL, LONDON
AUGUST 23, 1956
Result: DRAW
Runs Per Wicket: 23.5 | Scoring Rate: 2.2
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
The Ashes (Australia in England)


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
England 68% 34 23 32 266
Australia 28% 29 28 27 224

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 England 247 10 656
2 Australia 202 10 552
3 England 182 3 366
4 Australia 27 5 229

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
4 6 23.5 782 534 0.59 0.41
4 5 23.5 782 534 0.59 0.41
4 4 23.7 761 521 0.59 0.41
4 3 24.5 747 525 0.59 0.41
4 2 25.3 732 532 0.58 0.42
4 1 26.3 718 544 0.57 0.43
3 4 27.4 703 559 0.56 0.44
3 3 24.2 597 517 0.54 0.46
3 2 25.0 597 501 0.54 0.46
3 1 22.2 486 446 0.52 0.48
2 10 22.4 472 426 0.53 0.47
2 9 23.6 460 438 0.51 0.49
2 8 22.3 425 377 0.53 0.47
2 7 21.1 394 322 0.55 0.45
2 6 21.1 373 301 0.55 0.45
2 5 19.6 345 243 0.59 0.41
2 4 20.1 328 236 0.58 0.42
2 3 20.5 309 225 0.58 0.42
2 2 22.0 291 237 0.55 0.45
2 1 22.7 270 230 0.54 0.46
1 10 24.7 247 247 0.5 0.5
1 9 27.0 243 243 0.5 0.5
1 8 28.9 231 231 0.5 0.5
1 7 31.9 223 223 0.5 0.5
1 6 37.0 222 222 0.5 0.5
1 5 44.4 222 222 0.5 0.5
1 4 55.5 222 222 0.5 0.5
1 3 22.0 66 66 0.5 0.5
1 2 26.5 53 53 0.5 0.5
1 1 1.0 1 1 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
JC Laker England 300 88 7 71.0
KR Miller Australia 372 147 5 45.1
RG Archer Australia 248 95 5 46.6
JB Statham England 138 34 4 27.6
GAR Lock England 259 66 3 15.0
RR Lindwall Australia 180 65 2 7.9
FH Tyson England 84 34 1 1.1
AK Davidson Australia 60 34 1 1.3
IWG Johnson (c) Australia 78 35 0 0.0
R Benaud Australia 60 31 0 0.0
JW Burke Australia 24 14 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
DCS Compton England 129 1 0 30 1.8
PBH May (c) England 120 0 0 28 8.3
Rev.DS Sheppard England 86 2 0 20 0.9
PE Richardson England 71 2 0 17 0.9
KR Miller Australia 68 1 0 30 2.7
RN Harvey Australia 40 2 0 17 1.0
R Benaud Australia 32 1 0 14 0.6
IWG Johnson (c) Australia 22 2 0 10 0.2
RR Lindwall Australia 22 0 0 10 0.2
RG Archer Australia 9 1 0 4 0.0
JW Burke Australia 9 2 0 4 0.0
ID Craig Australia 9 2 0 4 0.0
AK Davidson Australia 8 1 0 3 0.0
MC Cowdrey England 8 2 0 2 0.0
JC Laker England 4 1 0 1 0.0
CC McDonald Australia 3 2 0 1 0.0
FH Tyson England 3 1 0 1 0.0
GRA Langley † Australia 0 1 0 0 0.0
TG Evans † England 0 1 0 0 0.0
GAR Lock England 0 1 0 0 0.0
JB Statham England 0 1 0 0 0.0
C Washbrook England 0 1 0 0 0.0

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA
FORMBOOK HISTORY

England faced Australia in 170 test matches before this game. Of these, England had the stronger team in 86 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 26, 1956
Old Trafford, Manchester
41 55
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