Glamorgan v Kent
County Championship 1956
VenueSt Helen's, Swansea on 23rd, 24th, 25th May 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGlamorgan won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGlamorgan won by an innings and 21 runs
PointsGlamorgan 12; Kent 0
UmpiresCS Elliott, FW Shipston
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 20/0 (Phebey 8*, Wilson 12*)
Close of play day 2Kent (2) 68/5 (Evans 12*, Page 0*)

Glamorgan first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*W Woollerc Cowdrey b Ridgway0     
WGA Parkhousec Ridgway b Page201     
B Hedgesc Evans b Ridgway17     
WE Jonesc Evans b Pritchard18     
AJ Watkinsc Cowdrey b Pritchard0     
JS Pressdeeb Ridgway64     
JE Pleassc Cowdrey b Ridgway4     
LN Devereuxc Evans b Pritchard1     
BR Edrichnot out38     
+HG Daviesc Cowdrey b Ridgway0     
DJ Shepherdnot out10     
Total(9 wickets, declared, 113 overs)353
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-40, 3-68, 4-68, 5-226, 6-236, 7-237, 8-336, 9-336
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway28   3915--
Pritchard26   2953--
Page34   10901--
Pettiford12   4320--
Dixon13   3450--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggb Watkins0     
AH Phebeyc Davies b Wooller34     
RC Wilsonc Parkhouse b Shepherd28     
*MC Cowdreyc Edrich b Shepherd0     
+TG Evansc Hedges b Watkins35     
J Pettifordc Wooller b Shepherd7     
AL Dixonnot out7     
DG Uftonc and b Wooller6     
F Ridgwayc Pressdee b Shepherd1     
TL Pritchardb Shepherd2     
JCT Pagec Edrich b Wooller5     
Extras(5 lb)5
Total(all out, 53 overs)130
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-49, 3-49, 4-94, 5-109, 6-109, 7-118, 8-119, 9-121, 10-130 (53 ov)
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watkins17   9362--
Shepherd26   8745--
Wooller10   5153--

Kent second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggc Pressdee b Watkins27     
AH Phebeylbw b Wooller4     
RC Wilsonc Pressdee b Wooller0     
*MC Cowdreyc Davies b Watkins18     
+TG Evansc Devereux b Watkins93     
J Pettifordb Wooller7     
AL Dixonc Watkins b Jones4     
JCT Pageb Watkins11     
DG Uftonnot out11     
F Ridgwaylbw b Shepherd17     
TL Pritchardb Shepherd7     
Extras(2 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(all out, 79.3 overs)202
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-12, 3-45, 4-54, 5-67, 6-88, 7-128, 8-173, 9-194, 10-202 (79.3 ov)
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watkins28   10624--
Wooller15   3543--
Jones11   5171--
Pressdee4   250--

--> WGA Parkhouse (1) passed his previous highest score of 182 in first-class matches
--> WGA Parkhouse (1) passed his previous highest score of 182 in County Championship matches
--> WGA Parkhouse (1) passed 11000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 140
--> WGA Parkhouse (1) passed 12500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 60
--> RC Wilson (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 19
--> MC Cowdrey (2) passed 9000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 11
--> TG Evans (2) passed 11000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 62
--> J Pettiford retired hurt in the Kent second innings having scored 2 (team had lost 4 wickets) - he returned when the score was 88/6





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