Surrey v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1956
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 16th, 17th, 18th May 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSurrey won by 10 wickets
UmpiresLH Gray, K McCanlis
Close of play day 1Surrey (1) 34/0 (Fletcher 15*, Clark 18*)
Close of play day 2Australians (2) 0/0 (McDonald 0*, Burke 0*)

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JW Burkelbw b Laker28     
CC McDonaldc Swetman b Laker89     
KD Mackayc Surridge b Laker4     
RN Harveyc Constable b Laker13     
KR Millernot out57     
+LV Maddocksb Laker12     
RR Lindwallb Laker0     
*IWG Johnsonc Swetman b Laker0     
AK Davidsonc May b Laker21     
WPA Crawfordb Laker16     
JW Wilsonc Swetman b Laker4     
Extras(4 b, 8 lb, 3 nb)15
Total(all out, 107 overs)259
Fall of wickets:
1-62, 2-93, 3-124, 4-151, 5-173, 6-173, 7-175, 8-199, 9-217, 10-259 (107 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Loader15   4300--
Surridge8   280--
Laker46   188810--
Lock33   121000--
Cox5   0180--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DGW Fletcherc Maddocks b Johnson29     
TH Clarkc Maddocks b Burke58     
B Constablec and b Johnson109     
PBH Mayst Maddocks b Johnson27     
KF Barringtonc Miller b Johnson4     
+R Swetmanst Maddocks b Davidson0     
DF Coxb Davidson13     
JC Lakerc McDonald b Johnson43     
*WS Surridgec Harvey b Johnson38     
GAR Lockb Davidson0     
PJ Loadernot out12     
Extras(10 b, 3 lb, 1 w)14
Total(all out, 133.3 overs)347
Fall of wickets:
1-53, 2-112, 3-147, 4-192, 5-195, 6-221, 7-278, 8-302, 9-313, 10-347 (133.3 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall2   1100--
Crawford1   040--
Davidson44   141013--
Wilson19   9340--
Burke7   2161--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldc Laker b Lock45     
JW Burkec and b Lock20     
RN Harveyc May b Lock10     
KD Mackaylbw b Laker4     
KR Millerc Swetman b Lock2     
+LV Maddocksc Laker b Lock0     
RR Lindwallc Constable b Lock4     
AK Davidsonc May b Laker7     
*IWG Johnsonrun out5     
WPA Crawfordnot out5     
JW Wilsonst Swetman b Lock1     
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(all out, 67.1 overs)107
Fall of wickets:
1-56, 2-73, 3-83, 4-85, 5-85, 6-89, 7-92, 8-101, 9-104, 10-107 (67.1 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Loader2   200--
Surridge1   100--
Laker25   10422--
Clark8   4120--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TH Clarknot out8     
DGW Fletchernot out9     
B Constabledid not bat      
PBH Maydid not bat      
KF Barringtondid not bat      
+R Swetmandid not bat      
DF Coxdid not bat      
JC Lakerdid not bat      
*WS Surridgedid not bat      
GAR Lockdid not bat      
PJ Loaderdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(no wicket, 15 overs)20
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall8   480--
Crawford7   390--

--> PJ Loader (1) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 12
--> JC Laker achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Australians first innings (previous best was 8-2)
--> JC Laker reached 1300 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 7th wicket in the Australians first innings