Gloucestershire v Worcestershire
County Championship 1956
VenueAshley Down Ground, Bristol on 28th, 30th, 31st July 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to field
ResultGloucestershire won by 131 runs
PointsGloucestershire 12; Worcestershire 0
UmpiresCS Elliott, EA Roberts
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 4/0 (Outschoorn 2*, Kenyon 2*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 49/2 (Kenyon 20*, Richardson 3*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CA Miltonc Richardson b Horton44      
DM Youngc Richardson b Horton53      
W Knightley-Smithc Broadbent b Horton6      
*GM Emmettc Booth b Berry12      
JF Crappc Dews b Berry13      
RB Nichollsc Dews b Berry1      
GEE Lambertrun out14      
JB Mortimorec Richardson b Berry15      
GJ Lakerun out13      
+P Rochfordc Richardson b Berry6      
C Cooknot out0      
Extras(1 b, 8 lb)9
Total(all out, 86.1 overs)186
Fall of wickets:
1-77, 2-100, 3-109, 4-117, 5-121, 6-143, 7-162, 8-167, 9-185, 10-186 (86.1 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pearson7   2410--
Aldridge4   1100--
Berry38   13645--
Jenkins2   170--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LF Outschoornc Lake b Cook27      
D Kenyonb Lake5      
G Dewsb Cook5      
DW Richardsonlbw b Mortimore3      
MJ Hortonc Lambert b Mortimore13      
RG Broadbentc Crapp b Mortimore1      
*RO Jenkinsc Lambert b Mortimore5      
+R Boothlbw b Cook0      
R Berryc Milton b Mortimore0      
DB Pearsonnot out0      
KJ Aldridgeb Mortimore0      
Extras(5 lb)5
Total(all out, 36.5 overs)64
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-27, 3-34, 4-44, 5-53, 6-62, 7-64, 8-64, 9-64, 10-64 (36.5 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert6   1170--
Lake4   241--
Cook14   983--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CA Miltonc Kenyon b Horton12      
DM Youngc Dews b Berry23      
W Knightley-Smithc Jenkins b Horton14      
*GM Emmettc Pearson b Horton8      
JF Crappst Booth b Berry3      
RB Nichollsc Jenkins b Berry31      
GEE Lambertlbw b Berry0      
JB Mortimorest Booth b Berry3      
GJ Lakeb Horton0      
+P Rochfordlbw b Berry0      
C Cooknot out1      
Extras(7 b, 2 lb)9
Total(all out, 50 overs)104
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-36, 3-50, 4-57, 5-79, 6-79, 7-85, 8-86, 9-99, 10-104 (50 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pearson3   140--
Aldridge1   070--
Berry24   13376--
Horton22   9474--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LF Outschoornc Milton b Cook25      
D Kenyonc Milton b Cook25      
G Dewslbw b Cook0      
DW Richardsonb Mortimore11      
MJ Hortonnot out26      
RG Broadbentrun out2      
*RO Jenkinsc Crapp b Cook0      
+R Boothc Milton b Cook0      
R Berryb Cook0      
DB Pearsonlbw b Cook1      
KJ Aldridgelbw b Lambert0      
Extras(5 b)5
Total(all out, 66.2 overs)95
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-44, 3-61, 4-69, 5-71, 6-74, 7-74, 8-78, 9-82, 10-95 (66.2 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lake2   0150--
Cook31   15277--
Mortimore28   9391--

--> RB Nicholls (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 7
--> D Kenyon (2) passed 20500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 8
--> DW Richardson (2) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> R Berry reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 5th wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> JB Mortimore reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> R Berry reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Gloucestershire second innings
--> JB Mortimore reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire second innings





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