Lancashire v Middlesex
County Championship 1956
VenueOld Trafford, Manchester on 13th, 14th June 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLancashire won by an innings and 111 runs
PointsLancashire 12; Middlesex 0
UmpiresJS Buller, D Davies
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 30/5 (Titmus 3*, Gale 0*)

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Dysonb Bennett7      
S Smithc Murray b Warr5      
GA Edrichc Tilly b Titmus28      
*C Washbrookc Titmus b Warr95      
KJ Grievesc Gale b Titmus66      
G Pullarrun out13      
R Collinsc Hooker b Tilly10      
MJ Hiltonc Edrich b Hurst34      
+J Jordanc Hooker b Hurst28      
JB Stathamc Murray b Bennett32      
R Tattersallnot out5      
Extras(14 b, 4 lb)18
Total(all out, 95.3 overs)341
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-16, 3-78, 4-195, 5-229, 6-230, 7-246, 8-287, 9-331, 10-341 (95.3 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Warr16   1392--
Titmus30   51202--
Robins11   2470--
Hurst20   9572--
Tilly5   2181--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonb Statham4      
+JT Murrayc Hilton b Tattersall0      
*WJ Edrichlbw b Statham10      
RW Hookerc Edrich b Tattersall6      
D Bennettc Grieves b Hilton7      
FJ Titmusb Tattersall40      
RA Galec Pullar b Hilton8      
RVC Robinslbw b Statham24      
JJ Warrnot out8      
HW Tillyb Statham4      
RJ Hurstc Edrich b Tattersall0      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(all out, 59.2 overs)114
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-4, 3-18, 4-20, 5-27, 6-61, 7-91, 8-103, 9-111, 10-114 (59.2 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham11   2344--
Hilton19   14192--
Collins7   0170--

Middlesex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonb Statham0      
+JT Murrayb Tattersall30      
*WJ Edrichc Hilton b Statham2      
RW Hookerb Tattersall11      
D Bennettc Statham b Hilton1      
FJ Titmusc Grieves b Tattersall0      
RA Galec Jordan b Statham35      
RVC Robinsb Hilton27      
JJ Warrc Jordan b Statham6      
HW Tillyc Jordan b Statham0      
RJ Hurstnot out0      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(all out, 46.2 overs)116
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-3, 3-39, 4-44, 5-44, 6-44, 7-94, 8-112, 9-116, 10-116 (46.2 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tattersall15   5233--
Hilton15   4462--
Collins3   1120--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> C Washbrook (1) passed 21000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 61
--> FJ Titmus (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 29
--> R Tattersall reached 800 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Middlesex first innings
--> JB Statham reached 700 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Middlesex second innings





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