Worcestershire v Gloucestershire
County Championship 1956
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 7th, 9th, 10th July 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWorcestershire won by 3 wickets
PointsWorcestershire 12; Gloucestershire 0
UmpiresH Elliott, WT Jones
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 364/9 (Jenkins 9*, Berry 0*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 177/4 (Crapp 22*, Nicholls 7*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonc Milton b Wells95      
*PE Richardsonlbw b Wells55      
LF Outschoornc Milton b Wells89      
G Dewsc Rochford b Wells42      
DW Richardsonrun out27      
JA Flavellc Crapp b Mortimore2      
MJ Hortonst Rochford b Mortimore19      
RO Jenkinsnot out9      
+R Boothb Wells3      
LJ Coldwellb Wells3      
R Berrynot out0      
Extras(11 b, 8 lb, 1 nb)20
Total(9 wickets, declared, 128 overs)364
Fall of wickets:
1-122, 2-189, 3-280, 4-298, 5-308, 6-329, 7-350, 8-353, 9-363
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert21   4670--
Lake16   1610--
Mortimore38   11902--
Wells41   13956--
Graveney12   2310--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GM Emmettc and b Berry35      
CA Miltonb Flavell7      
DM Youngc Booth b Coldwell6      
TW Graveneyc Coldwell b Berry18      
JF Crappc DW Richardson b Berry2      
RB Nichollsc Dews b Coldwell1      
JB Mortimorenot out44      
GEE Lambertc Dews b Jenkins29      
GJ Lakec Dews b Jenkins18      
+P Rochfordc Dews b Jenkins0      
BD Wellslbw b Berry8      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(all out, 56.5 overs)171
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-32, 3-60, 4-67, 5-70, 6-80, 7-114, 8-150, 9-150, 10-171 (56.5 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell14   1401--
Coldwell17   5462--
Outschoorn1   060--
Jenkins9   2413--

Gloucestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*GM Emmettc Dews b Berry67      
CA Miltonc Flavell b Berry68      
DM Younglbw b Berry9      
TW Graveneyc Kenyon b Berry0      
JF Crappst Booth b Jenkins124      
RB Nichollslbw b Jenkins19      
JB Mortimorec Booth b Horton39      
GEE Lambertc Booth b Jenkins5      
GJ Lakec DW Richardson b Horton0      
+P Rochfordnot out21      
BD Wellslbw b Jenkins0      
Extras(8 b, 1 lb)9
Total(all out, 113 overs)361
Fall of wickets:
1-106, 2-126, 3-132, 4-169, 5-202, 6-276, 7-303, 8-304, 9-361, 10-361 (113 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell12   1430--
Coldwell17   5470--
Outschoorn4   0240--
Berry33   15684--
Jenkins20   4704--
Horton27   61002--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonb Wells34      
*PE Richardsonc Lake b Lambert17      
G Dewsc Wells b Lambert7      
DW Richardsonc Young b Wells34      
MJ Hortonb Lambert1      
LF Outschoornc Graveney b Wells25      
RO Jenkinsnot out29      
JA Flavellb Wells0      
+R Boothnot out10      
LJ Coldwelldid not bat      
R Berrydid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 8 lb, 1 nb)12
Total(7 wickets, 39.5 overs)169
Fall of wickets:
1-51, 2-58, 3-76, 4-78, 5-123, 6-126, 7-132
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert14   0653--
Lake2   0150--
Mortimore6   0260--

--> D Kenyon (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 23
--> LF Outschoorn (1) passed 12000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 59
--> GJ Lake (1) passed his previous highest score of 10 in County Championship matches
--> GJ Lake (1) passed his previous highest score of 10 in first-class matches
--> JF Crapp (2) passed 23000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 82
--> P Rochford (2) passed his previous highest score of 19 in County Championship matches
--> R Booth (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> BD Wells reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 6th wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> MJ Horton reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Gloucestershire second innings
--> R Berry reached 450 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Gloucestershire second innings





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