Lancashire v Sussex
County Championship 1956
VenueOld Trafford, Manchester on 7th, 9th, 10th July 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultLancashire won by 134 runs
PointsLancashire 12; Sussex 0
UmpiresTJ Bartley, D Davies
Close of play day 1Lancashire (1) 105/2 (Wharton 64*, Grieves 1*)
Close of play day 2Lancashire (2) 16/0 (Wharton 12*, Dyson 4*)

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Whartonc Potter b James100      
J Dysonc Oakman b Thomson0      
GA Edrichc Marlar b Thomson26      
KJ Grievesb Oakman30      
*C Washbrookc Suttle b James30      
G Pullarc Suttle b James12      
MJ Hiltonb Thomson22      
+J Jordanb James0      
JB Stathamc Webb b Thomson0      
T Greenhoughb Thomson4      
R Tattersallnot out6      
Extras(14 b, 4 lb)18
Total(all out, 95.4 overs)248
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-85, 3-160, 4-165, 5-196, 6-217, 7-235, 8-236, 9-239, 10-248 (95.4 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
James29   10704--
Smith15   4340--
Oakman23   7471--
Marlar7   1190--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DV Smithb Statham0      
ASM Oakmanb Wharton4      
DJ Semmenceb Statham0      
JM Parksc Washbrook b Hilton46      
G Potterb Greenhough7      
KG Suttlec Pullar b Hilton27      
AAK Lawrencec and b Hilton2      
NI Thomsonc Pullar b Hilton11      
AE Jamesc Wharton b Hilton3      
*RG Marlarb Greenhough0      
+RT Webbnot out6      
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(all out, 37.5 overs)110
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-0, 3-4, 4-21, 5-72, 6-87, 7-100, 8-101, 9-102, 10-110 (37.5 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham12   3242--
Wharton6   471--
Greenhough7   0272--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Whartonc Oakman b James20      
J Dysonnot out75      
*C Washbrookc and b Marlar9      
KJ Grievesc Semmence b Marlar2      
MJ Hiltonb Marlar1      
GA Edrichc Webb b Thomson0      
G Pullarc Potter b Thomson5      
JB Stathamc Semmence b Thomson1      
+J Jordanc Semmence b Thomson15      
T Greenhoughdid not bat      
R Tattersalldid not bat      
Total(8 wickets, declared, 42.4 overs)128
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-64, 3-67, 4-73, 5-74, 6-90, 7-92, 8-128 (42.4 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
James12   3291--
Marlar9   1373--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DV Smithb Hilton9      
ASM Oakmanb Statham3      
JM Parkslbw b Statham8      
G Potterc Edrich b Greenhough17      
KG Suttlelbw b Statham0      
DJ Semmenceb Statham0      
AAK Lawrencec Grieves b Greenhough16      
NI Thomsonc Edrich b Hilton42      
AE Jamesb Statham9      
*RG Marlarc Grieves b Hilton10      
+RT Webbnot out3      
Extras(4 b, 11 lb)15
Total(all out, 49.3 overs)132
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-19, 3-29, 4-29, 5-29, 6-64, 7-83, 8-113, 9-124, 10-132 (49.3 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham14   4225--
Wharton3   090--
Greenhough11   2242--
Tattersall6   3100--

--> A Wharton (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 6
--> A Wharton (1) passed 11000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 97
--> NI Thomson reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Lancashire first innings
--> MJ Hilton reached 600 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> MJ Hilton reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> RG Marlar reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Lancashire second innings
--> JB Statham reached 500 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Sussex second innings
--> JB Statham completed a hat-trick in the Sussex second innings (Parks, Suttle, Semmence)





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