Hampshire v Gloucestershire
County Championship 1956
VenueCounty Ground, Southampton on 2nd, 4th, 5th June 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsHampshire 4; Gloucestershire 0
UmpiresJG Langridge, EA Roberts
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 279/5 (Milton 111*, Smith 21*)
Close of play day 2Hampshire (1) 94/2 (Gray 45*, Rayment 26*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TW Graveneyc Eagar b Shackleton19      
W Knightley-Smithlbw b Shackleton15      
*GM Emmettlbw b Gray7      
JF Crappb Shackleton2      
CA Miltonnot out111      
JB Mortimorec Harrison b Sainsbury93      
DR Smithnot out21      
+P Rochforddid not bat      
GJ Lakedid not bat      
C Cookdid not bat      
BD Wellsdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 3 lb)11
Total(5 wickets, declared, 129 overs)279
Fall of wickets:
1-35, 2-46, 3-50, 4-54, 5-239
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shackleton45   23573--
Tulk13   3480--
Gray33   7731--
Sainsbury19   11281--
Burden16   4530--
Barnard3   090--

Hampshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JR Grayb Lake48      
RE Marshallrun out0      
H Hortonc Crapp b Mortimore23      
AWH Raymentc Rochford b Cook94      
HM Barnardlbw b Wells14      
PJ Sainsburylbw b Cook13      
*EDR Eagarrun out41      
+L Harrisonb Mortimore6      
D Shackletonst Rochford b Cook35      
DT Tulknot out0      
MD Burdenc Wells b Cook0      
Extras(7 b, 7 lb)14
Total(all out, 148 overs)288
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-62, 3-120, 4-182, 5-182, 6-216, 7-237, 8-277, 9-288, 10-288 (148 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lake15   3221--
Smith10   3180--
Wells50   18751--
Cook47   19744--
Mortimore26   6852--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
W Knightley-Smithb Shackleton0      
+P Rochfordb Gray0      
TW Graveneyst Harrison b Sainsbury50      
JF Crappnot out28      
CA Miltonlbw b Burden0      
JB Mortimoreb Burden9      
DR Smithc Barnard b Burden0      
*GM Emmettc Horton b Burden29      
GJ Lakenot out1      
C Cookdid not bat      
BD Wellsdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(7 wickets, 45 overs)120
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-0, 3-70, 4-71, 5-83, 6-83, 7-119
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shackleton4   331--
Gray4   0191--
Sainsbury19   11371--
Burden18   4584--

--> JB Mortimore (1) passed his previous highest score of 73 in County Championship matches
--> JB Mortimore (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 17
--> DT Tulk made his debut in County Championship matches
--> DT Tulk made his debut in first-class matches
--> DT Tulk made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> GM Emmett (2) passed 21500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 11
--> D Shackleton reached 1050 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> C Cook reached 1100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Hampshire first innings





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