Warwickshire v Lancashire
County Championship 1956
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 23rd, 25th, 26th June 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWarwickshire won by 7 wickets
PointsWarwickshire 12; Lancashire 0
UmpiresH Elliott, JG Langridge
Close of play day 1Warwickshire (1) 125/2 (Gardner 49*, Weeks 7*)
Close of play day 2Warwickshire (2) 22/2 (Gardner 9*, Wolton 4*)

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Whartonb Bannister35     
J Dysonc Spooner b Carter13     
GA Edrichlbw b Bannister2     
*C Washbrookc Gardner b Weeks78     
KJ Grievesc Spooner b Townsend3     
G Pullarc Gardner b Weeks36     
MJ Hiltonb Townsend1     
+J Jordanlbw b Hollies1     
F Mooreb Bannister3     
T Greenhoughc Spooner b Weeks0     
R Tattersallnot out0     
Total(all out, 71.2 overs)172
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-41, 3-54, 4-61, 5-131, 6-139, 7-146, 8-157, 9-165, 10-172 (71.2 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bannister15   3333--
Carter13   2501--
Townsend9   2272--
Hollies16   4231--

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerc Jordan b Tattersall63     
NF Hornerc Jordan b Wharton1     
AVG Woltonc Jordan b Greenhough56     
RT Weeksc Hilton b Tattersall17     
WJP Stewartc Hilton b Greenhough29     
RE Hitchcockb Moore16     
+RT Spoonerlbw b Greenhough4     
A Townsendnot out5     
RG Carterst Jordan b Greenhough0     
JD Bannisterlbw b Greenhough0     
*WE Holliesb Tattersall0     
Extras(9 b, 3 lb, 7 nb)19
Total(all out, 103 overs)210
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-110, 3-150, 4-153, 5-189, 6-197, 7-209, 8-209, 9-209, 10-210 (103 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moore14   2511--
Wharton8   2221--
Tattersall23   13283--
Greenhough38   17675--
Hilton20   12230--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Whartonc Townsend b Carter2     
J Dysonc Spooner b Bannister1     
GA Edrichc Spooner b Weeks33     
*C Washbrookc Townsend b Carter12     
KJ Grievesb Hollies26     
G Pullarc Gardner b Weeks9     
MJ Hiltonrun out2     
+J Jordanc Wolton b Hollies12     
F Mooreb Townsend10     
T Greenhoughc and b Hollies2     
R Tattersallnot out2     
Extras(6 b, 2 lb)8
Total(all out, 68.1 overs)119
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-3, 3-18, 4-60, 5-73, 6-76, 7-101, 8-105, 9-117, 10-119 (68.1 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bannister12   3161--
Carter10   0282--
Weeks20   9292--
Hollies19   7263--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnernot out34     
NF Hornerc Jordan b Greenhough9     
RT Weeksc Dyson b Greenhough0     
AVG Woltonc Edrich b Greenhough14     
WJP Stewartnot out21     
RE Hitchcockdid not bat      
+RT Spoonerdid not bat      
A Townsenddid not bat      
RG Carterdid not bat      
JD Bannisterdid not bat      
*WE Holliesdid not bat      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(3 wickets, 33.2 overs)82
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-18, 3-50
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moore2   0120--
Wharton2   020--
Tattersall12   7140--
Greenhough14   4403--
Hilton3   150--

--> FC Gardner (1) passed 13000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 8
--> WJP Stewart (1) passed his previous highest score of 28 in County Championship matches
--> RT Weeks reached 150 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Lancashire first innings
--> T Greenhough achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Warwickshire first innings (previous best was 4-10)
--> T Greenhough reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Warwickshire first innings
--> T Greenhough achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Warwickshire first innings (previous best was 4-10)





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