Glamorgan v Surrey
County Championship 1956
VenueCardiff Arms Park, Cardiff on 12th, 14th May 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSurrey won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSurrey won by 168 runs
PointsGlamorgan 0; Surrey 12
UmpiresTJ Bartley, JS Buller
Close of play day 1Surrey (2) 9/0 (Fletcher 1*, Clark 7*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DGW Fletcherc Edrich b Jones64      
TH Clarkc Wooller b Pressdee37      
B Constableb Shepherd4      
PBH Mayb Shepherd0      
KF Barringtonc HG Davies b Jones20      
REC Prattc sub b Shepherd5      
JC Lakerb HD Davies2      
+R Swetmanb Shepherd8      
*WS Surridgec Hedges b Shepherd0      
PJ Loaderb HD Davies1      
AV Bedsernot out0      
Extras(12 b, 6 lb, 1 w)19
Total(all out, 69.2 overs)160
Fall of wickets:
1-76, 2-81, 3-81, 4-127, 5-136, 6-150, 7-158, 8-158, 9-159, 10-160 (69.2 ov)
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
HD Davies6.23102--
Shepherd34   13555--
Devereux8   1310--
Pressdee11   3241--
Jones10   5212--

Glamorgan first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*W Woollerb Bedser0      
WGA Parkhousec Surridge b Bedser30      
B Hedgesst Swetman b Bedser36      
WE Jonesc Surridge b Bedser0      
R Horsfalllbw b Bedser0      
BR Edrichc Loader b Bedser22      
LN Devereuxc Surridge b Bedser0      
JS Pressdeeb Laker0      
+HG Daviesc Clark b Laker0      
HD Daviesnot out2      
DJ Shepherdb Laker6      
Extras(2 b)2
Total(all out, 48.3 overs)98
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-40, 3-48, 4-60, 5-83, 6-83, 7-90, 8-90, 9-90, 10-98 (48.3 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bedser22   10417--
Loader2   0100--
Clark8   2120--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DGW Fletcherlbw b Shepherd1      
TH Clarkc HG Davies b Pressdee26      
B Constableb Shepherd24      
PBH Mayc Wooller b Pressdee11      
KF Barringtonc and b Shepherd59      
REC Prattc Jones b Shepherd32      
JC Lakerc Edrich b Wooller0      
+R Swetmanlbw b Shepherd13      
*WS Surridgenot out20      
PJ Loaderb Shepherd2      
AV Bedserc Horsfall b Shepherd0      
Extras(6 b, 12 lb, 1 nb, 3 w)22
Total(all out, 74.1 overs)210
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-66, 3-78, 4-78, 5-173, 6-174, 7-174, 8-206, 9-208, 10-210 (74.1 ov)
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
HD Davies9   0240--
Devereux6   1130--
Pressdee17   5332--
Jones5   0170--
Wooller7   1201--

Glamorgan second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*W Woollerc Laker b Bedser3      
WGA Parkhouselbw b Bedser16      
B Hedgesc Barrington b Bedser0      
WE Jonesc Surridge b Bedser14      
R Horsfallc Clark b Bedser0      
BR Edrichc Surridge b Laker2      
LN Devereuxb Laker0      
JS Pressdeec Surridge b Bedser28      
+HG Daviesc Fletcher b Bedser10      
HD Daviesb Laker3      
DJ Shepherdnot out7      
Extras(16 b, 1 lb, 4 nb)21
Total(all out, 60.4 overs)104
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-8, 3-35, 4-39, 5-48, 6-48, 7-58, 8-75, 9-95, 10-104 (60.4 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Loader11   4140--
Laker19   7413--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> B Hedges (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> AV Bedser reached 1500 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Glamorgan first innings





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