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Cricket and the Ashes
Ashes History

1956 Ashes
Jim Laker takes all 10 wickets and claims match figures of 19 for 90 as England retain the Ashes at Old Trafford.

Laker took nine for 37 in the first innings and 10 for 53 in the second - the first time a bowler had taken all 10 wickets in a Test innings. Perhaps we shouldn't have been surprised; Laker also took all 10 wickets when his Surrey side played Australia earlier that summer.