Warwickshire v Kent
County Championship 1956
VenueCourtaulds Ground, Coventry on 26th, 28th, 29th May 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWarwickshire 0; Kent 4
UmpiresCS Elliott, FS Lee
Close of play day 1Warwickshire (1) 37/2 (Gardner 13*, Dollery 12*)
Close of play day 2Kent (2) 128/1 (Fagg 60*, Evans 3*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AE Faggc Spooner b Hollies38     
AH Phebeyb Dollery7     
RC Wilsonc Townsend b Carter17     
+TG Evansb Carter58     
J Pettifordc Spooner b Thompson41     
DG Uftonc Thompson b Carter0     
AL Dixonc Thompson b Carter71     
AF Brazierc Townsend b Dollery17     
F Ridgwayb Dollery33     
TL Pritchardc Townsend b Dollery0     
JCT Pagenot out0     
Extras(3 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(all out, 96.2 overs)286
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-57, 3-80, 4-135, 5-135, 6-233, 7-243, 8-268, 9-286, 10-286 (96.2 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thompson27   7611--
Carter26   51074--
Hollies22   5491--
Leach8   660--

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerlbw b Page62     
NF Hornerc Wilson b Ridgway8     
AVG Woltonb Ridgway4     
KR Dolleryc Phebey b Ridgway17     
CW Leachlbw b Pritchard12     
RE Hitchcockc Brazier b Page113     
A Townsendc Evans b Brazier30     
+RT Spoonerlbw b Ridgway0     
RG Carterb Ridgway0     
RG Thompsonb Ridgway1     
*WE Holliesnot out0     
Extras(10 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)16
Total(all out, 92 overs)263
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-19, 3-57, 4-84, 5-135, 6-234, 7-235, 8-235, 9-251, 10-263 (92 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway27   5646--
Pritchard17   6391--
Page25   5792--
Dixon15   6260--
Pettiford4   1170--
Brazier4   0221--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*AE Faggnot out61     
AH Phebeylbw b Hollies33     
RC Wilsonb Hitchcock32     
+TG Evansnot out14     
J Pettiforddid not bat      
DG Uftondid not bat      
AL Dixondid not bat      
AF Brazierdid not bat      
F Ridgwaydid not bat      
TL Pritcharddid not bat      
JCT Pagedid not bat      
Total(2 wickets, declared, 46 overs)140
Fall of wickets:
1-51, 2-120
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thompson8   4170--
Carter3   0260--
Dollery3   0200--
Hollies17   7321--
Leach3   0220--
Hitchcock12   5231--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NF Hornernot out48     
+RT Spoonerc Dixon b Pritchard19     
FC Gardnerdid not bat      
AVG Woltondid not bat      
KR Dollerydid not bat      
CW Leachdid not bat      
RE Hitchcockdid not bat      
A Townsenddid not bat      
RG Carterdid not bat      
RG Thompsondid not bat      
*WE Holliesdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 4 lb)6
Total(1 wicket, 7.3 overs)73
Fall of wickets:
1-73 (Spooner, 7.3 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway4   1290--

--> TG Evans (1) passed 7000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 41
--> J Pettiford (1) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 19
--> RE Hitchcock (1) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 26
--> AE Fagg (2) passed 24000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 21
--> TL Pritchard made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> TL Pritchard made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> RG Carter achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Kent first innings (previous best was 2-34)
--> KR Dollery completed a hat-trick in the Kent first innings





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