Worcestershire v Somerset
County Championship 1956
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 16th, 17th, 18th May 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWorcestershire won by 82 runs
PointsWorcestershire 12; Somerset 4
UmpiresTJ Bartley, H Elliott
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 75/2 (Pickles 25*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 187/4 (DW Richardson 12*, Horton 4*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*PE Richardsonc Wight b McMahon53     
D Kenyonc Lobb b McMahon21     
G Dewsb McMahon2     
RG Broadbentst Day b McMahon30     
DW Richardsonst Day b McCool26     
MJ Hortonc Day b McCool7     
RO Jenkinsc Day b McCool6     
+R Boothc Wight b McCool14     
R Berryb McCool0     
JA Flavellb Lobb12     
LJ Coldwellnot out0     
Extras(2 b, 2 w)4
Total(all out, 78.3 overs)175
Fall of wickets:
1-49, 2-56, 3-79, 4-125, 5-138, 6-143, 7-150, 8-156, 9-173, 10-175 (78.3 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb24   11521--
Lomax18   4400--
McMahon23   8454--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Angellb Jenkins30     
L Picklesb Berry25     
PB Wightb Jenkins17     
CL McCoolc Dews b Berry70     
G Atkinsonb Berry0     
*MF Tremlettc Booth b Jenkins10     
JG Lomaxc Booth b Jenkins0     
BA Langfordc Broadbent b Flavell30     
+FGK Dayc Flavell b Berry25     
B Lobbb Horton3     
JWJ McMahonnot out0     
Extras(3 b)3
Total(all out, 105.3 overs)213
Fall of wickets:
1-53, 2-75, 3-75, 4-75, 5-88, 6-88, 7-155, 8-206, 9-213, 10-213 (105.3 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell15   2391--
Coldwell11   4240--
Berry38   21414--
Jenkins27   6764--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonrun out84     
*PE Richardsonc McCool b Langford23     
G Dewsc Wight b McCool54     
RG Broadbentst Day b McCool6     
DW Richardsonb McMahon44     
MJ Hortonnot out65     
RO Jenkinsc Langford b Lobb20     
+R Boothdid not bat      
R Berrydid not bat      
JA Flavelldid not bat      
LJ Coldwelldid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 7 lb)8
Total(6 wickets, declared, 108.4 overs)304
Fall of wickets:
1-50, 2-154, 3-168, 4-173, 5-259, 6-304 (108.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lomax4   0150--
McMahon29   11721--
McCool34   11762--
Langford31   6751--
Atkinson2   0170--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FL Angellc Booth b Coldwell12     
L Picklesc Booth b Jenkins25     
G Atkinsonst Booth b Horton18     
PB Wightlbw b Jenkins17     
CL McCoolc Flavell b Jenkins30     
*MF Tremlettc Dews b Horton5     
JG Lomaxnot out54     
BA Langfordlbw b Jenkins0     
+FGK Dayc Coldwell b Jenkins23     
JWJ McMahonlbw b Jenkins0     
B Lobbb Jenkins0     
Total(all out, 62.3 overs)184
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-44, 3-72, 4-72, 5-79, 6-111, 7-172, 8-172, 9-176, 10-184 (62.3 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell4   0160--
Coldwell4   191--
Horton27   9822--
Berry1   100--

--> CL McCool (1) passed his previous highest score of 38 in County Championship matches
--> D Kenyon (2) passed 15000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 30
--> MJ Horton (2) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 20
--> CL McCool achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Worcestershire first innings (previous best was 2-77)
--> CL McCool achieved his first five wickets in an innings in County Championship matches in the Worcestershire first innings
--> RO Jenkins reached 900 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Somerset second innings





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