Somerset v Hampshire
County Championship 1956
VenueCounty Ground, Taunton on 23rd, 24th, 25th May 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossHampshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultHampshire won by an innings and 87 runs
PointsSomerset 0; Hampshire 12
UmpiresH Elliott, WFF Price
Close of play day 1Somerset (1) 47/3 (Tremlett 10*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 96/4 (McCool 48*, Atkinson 5*)

Hampshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JR Graylbw b Lobb10      
RE Marshallc McCool b Lobb52      
H Hortonc Tremlett b McMahon51      
AWH Raymentc Day b Biddulph71      
HM Barnardc Tremlett b McCool77      
PJ Sainsburylbw b McCool6      
*EDR Eagarb McMahon42      
+L Harrisonc and b Langford25      
D Shackletonnot out9      
MB Heathb Langford1      
MD Burdenc and b McMahon12      
Extras(1 b, 11 lb, 1 nb)13
Total(all out, 100.4 overs)369
Fall of wickets:
1-40, 2-79, 3-145, 4-232, 5-263, 6-282, 7-340, 8-348, 9-356, 10-369 (100.4 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb21   2682--
Biddulph12   0691--
McCool29   31052--
Tremlett9   3210--
Walker2   0110--
Langford5   1212--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Pickleslbw b Heath10      
M Walkerlbw b Shackleton19      
CL McCoolb Shackleton8      
*MF Tremlettb Shackleton41      
PB Wightc Eagar b Heath9      
G Atkinsonc Heath b Burden28      
BA Langfordc Harrison b Shackleton4      
+FGK Dayst Harrison b Gray0      
KD Biddulphc Marshall b Shackleton0      
JWJ McMahonnot out0      
B Lobbb Gray0      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 59.4 overs)120
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-29, 3-47, 4-58, 5-108, 6-120, 7-120, 8-120, 9-120, 10-120 (59.4 ov)
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shackleton27   12475--
Heath19   3532--
Sainsbury3   060--
Burden3   241--

Somerset second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
L Pickleslbw b Shackleton7      
M Walkerlbw b Shackleton4      
CL McCoolc Shackleton b Sainsbury94      
*MF Tremlettb Shackleton22      
PB Wightrun out5      
G Atkinsonc Eagar b Heath5      
BA Langfordc and b Marshall4      
+FGK Dayb Heath13      
KD Biddulphc Sainsbury b Heath0      
B Lobbb Heath0      
JWJ McMahonnot out0      
Extras(7 b, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 60.1 overs)162
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-24, 3-56, 4-85, 5-100, 6-139, 7-147, 8-151, 9-162, 10-162 (60.1 ov)
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shackleton16   4283--
Gray13   3390--
Sainsbury8   1381--
Burden2   0110--
Marshall9   3151--

--> CL McCool (2) passed his previous highest score of 70 in County Championship matches
--> CL McCool (2) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 27





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