Yorkshire v Somerset
County Championship 1956
VenueSt George's Road, Harrogate on 25th, 26th, 27th July 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossYorkshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultYorkshire won by 7 wickets
PointsYorkshire 12; Somerset 0
UmpiresLH Gray, K McCanlis
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 378/7 (Watson 139*, Binks 0*)
Close of play day 2Somerset (2) 162/3 (McCool 79*, Tripp 7*)

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FA Lowsonlbw b McCool65     
*WHH Sutcliffeb McMahon24     
JV Wilsonb Lobb19     
DEV Padgettb McCool12     
W Watsonnot out139     
DB Closec McMahon b McCool17     
R Illingworthst Stephenson b Langford78     
JH Wardlerun out10     
+JG Binksnot out0     
M Ryandid not bat      
PN Broughtondid not bat      
Extras(9 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)14
Total(7 wickets, declared, 125 overs)378
Fall of wickets:
1-58, 2-91, 3-125, 4-127, 5-153, 6-336, 7-369
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb26   8631--
Biddulph18   2510--
Lomax2   120--
McCool35   1913--
McMahon33   51041--
Langford11   0531--

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Lomaxrun out51     
L Picklesb Ryan19     
PB Wightc Padgett b Illingworth8     
CL McCoolb Ryan28     
*MF Tremlettc and b Illingworth16     
+HW Stephensonrun out33     
GM Trippb Wardle9     
BA Langfordc Ryan b Illingworth0     
JWJ McMahonb Illingworth0     
KD Biddulphb Illingworth2     
B Lobbnot out1     
Extras(2 b, 2 nb, 1 w)5
Total(all out, 84.2 overs)172
Fall of wickets:
1-41, 2-51, 3-108, 4-108, 5-155, 6-160, 7-164, 8-164, 9-166, 10-172 (84.2 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Broughton14   3220--
Ryan18   4362--
Illingworth23   5625--

Somerset second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
JG Lomaxb Ryan8     
L Picklesb Close38     
PB Wightb Illingworth28     
CL McCoolc Watson b Broughton103     
GM Trippc Wilson b Illingworth9     
*MF Tremlettc Binks b Wardle61     
+HW Stephensonb Ryan0     
BA Langfordc Wilson b Illingworth30     
JWJ McMahonlbw b Wardle6     
KD Biddulphc Wilson b Illingworth0     
B Lobbnot out0     
Extras(4 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 99.1 overs)290
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-51, 3-112, 4-174, 5-210, 6-211, 7-272, 8-284, 9-290, 10-290 (99.1 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Broughton13   0691--
Ryan17   3392--
Wardle27   7792--
Close14   2391--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FA Lowsonc McMahon b Wight34     
DB Closec Lomax b McMahon21     
JV Wilsonb McMahon0     
DEV Padgettnot out16     
W Watsonnot out7     
*WHH Sutcliffedid not bat      
R Illingworthdid not bat      
JH Wardledid not bat      
+JG Binksdid not bat      
M Ryandid not bat      
PN Broughtondid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 6 lb)7
Total(3 wickets, 33.1 overs)85
Fall of wickets:
1-46, 2-46, 3-76
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lobb1   100--
Biddulph1   100--
McCool11   0300--
Langford5   2110--
Wight4   151--

--> FA Lowson (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 9
--> W Watson (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 44
--> JH Wardle (1) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 6
--> CL McCool (2) passed his previous highest score of 94 in County Championship matches
--> CL McCool (2) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> R Illingworth reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Somerset first innings





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