Worcestershire v Kent
County Championship 1956
VenueWar Memorial Ground, Amblecote on 13th, 14th, 15th June 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWorcestershire 4; Kent 0
UmpiresLH Gray, AE Pothecary
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 310 all out
Close of play day 2Kent (2) 217/4 (Cowdrey 92*, Halfyard 0*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonb Ridgway0      
*PE Richardsonc Cowdrey b Ridgway61      
LF Outschoornlbw b Ridgway42      
MJ Hortonb Ridgway6      
DW Richardsonlbw b Wright17      
G Dewsb Ridgway105      
RO Jenkinslbw b Dixon40      
+R Boothc Ridgway b Wright9      
JA Flavellc Dixon b Wright9      
LJ Coldwellc Ufton b Dixon7      
R Berrynot out0      
Extras(7 b, 6 lb, 1 nb)14
Total(all out, 98.2 overs)310
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-97, 3-107, 4-120, 5-149, 6-267, 7-293, 8-301, 9-310, 10-310 (98.2 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway24   6515--
Halfyard30   5880--
Wright21   6693--
Pettiford6   1420--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AH Phebeyc Outschoorn b Coldwell7      
MC Cowdreyb Coldwell4      
RC Wilsonc Kenyon b Flavell0      
+TG Evansc Jenkins b Flavell18      
AE Faggc Outschoorn b Coldwell3      
J Pettifordnot out20      
AL Dixonlbw b Horton7      
DG Uftonrun out0      
F Ridgwayc Flavell b Horton2      
DJ Halfyardlbw b Horton11      
*DVP Wrightc Booth b Jenkins1      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(all out, 32.4 overs)74
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-11, 3-11, 4-33, 5-33, 6-45, 7-46, 8-57, 9-71, 10-74 (32.4 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell13   2342--
Coldwell8   4143--
Horton8   1223--

Kent second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
AH Phebeyc and b Jenkins47      
MC Cowdreyb Horton197      
RC Wilsonc Horton b Jenkins4      
+TG Evansc and b Berry56      
AE Faggb Flavell15      
DJ Halfyardc PE Richardson b Horton45      
J Pettifordb Horton0      
AL Dixonlbw b Horton2      
DG Uftonb Jenkins12      
F Ridgwaynot out23      
*DVP Wrightlbw b Horton1      
Extras(6 lb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 133.2 overs)409
Fall of wickets:
1-86, 2-90, 3-177, 4-217, 5-287, 6-295, 7-307, 8-348, 9-402, 10-409 (133.2 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell20   7451--
Coldwell7   1260--
Jenkins30   21163--
Berry29   8831--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonc Ridgway b Halfyard12      
*PE Richardsonlbw b Ridgway16      
LF Outschoornnot out20      
G Dewsnot out30      
MJ Hortondid not bat      
DW Richardsondid not bat      
RO Jenkinsdid not bat      
+R Boothdid not bat      
JA Flavelldid not bat      
LJ Coldwelldid not bat      
R Berrydid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(2 wickets, 17 overs)80
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-31
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway4   0211--
Halfyard4   0121--
Wright4   0250--
Dixon1   100--
Pettiford3   0160--
Evans1   040--

--> G Dews (1) passed 8500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 55
--> AH Phebey (2) passed 7000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> MC Cowdrey (2) passed his previous highest score of 139 in County Championship matches
--> DJ Halfyard (2) passed his previous highest score of 31 in County Championship matches
--> DJ Halfyard (2) passed his previous highest score of 31 in first-class matches
--> F Ridgway reached 750 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> RO Jenkins reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Kent second innings





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