Lancashire v Yorkshire
County Championship 1956
VenueOld Trafford, Manchester on 4th, 6th, 7th August 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLancashire 4; Yorkshire 0
UmpiresJS Buller, TW Spencer
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 145 all out
Close of play day 2Yorkshire (2) 29/0 (Lowson 19*, Sutcliffe 9*)

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*FA Lowsonb Hilton18      
WHH Sutcliffec Hilton b Statham31      
JV Wilsonc Grieves b Collins8      
DEV Padgettrun out19      
W Watsonrun out8      
DB Closec Ikin b Smith39      
R Illingworthc Wharton b Collins13      
JH Wardleb Statham0      
FS Truemanb Statham0      
+JG Binksnot out0      
RK Plattc Wilson b Smith0      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)9
Total(all out, 77.3 overs)145
Fall of wickets:
1-34, 2-61, 3-83, 4-83, 5-97, 6-124, 7-129, 8-129, 9-145, 10-145 (77.3 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham15   8253--
Hilton24   12311--
Greenhough7   2140--
Collins22   10472--

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*A Whartonb Wardle44      
J Dysonc Watson b Illingworth21      
JT Ikinc Wilson b Wardle15      
C Washbrookb Illingworth0      
KJ Grievesc Binks b Wardle1      
R Collinsb Wardle1      
CSH Smithc Lowson b Illingworth37      
MJ Hiltonc Binks b Wardle6      
+A Wilsonc Wilson b Illingworth9      
JB Stathamc Padgett b Illingworth4      
T Greenhoughnot out0      
Extras(12 b, 6 lb, 1 nb)19
Total(all out, 86.1 overs)157
Fall of wickets:
1-66, 2-71, 3-71, 4-73, 5-77, 6-100, 7-126, 8-149, 9-155, 10-157 (86.1 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman17   5300--
Platt14   4230--
Wardle29   17375--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*FA Lowsonc Statham b Smith48      
WHH Sutcliffec Washbrook b Hilton24      
JV Wilsonc Washbrook b Hilton54      
DEV Padgettnot out56      
W Watsonc Grieves b Statham19      
DB Closenot out2      
R Illingworthdid not bat      
JH Wardledid not bat      
FS Truemandid not bat      
+JG Binksdid not bat      
RK Plattdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 6 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)11
Total(4 wickets, declared, 71 overs)214
Fall of wickets:
1-52, 2-108, 3-136, 4-185
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham21   5501--
Smith13   1461--
Hilton29   8842--
Collins8   2230--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*A Whartonc Watson b Wardle32      
C Washbrookc Platt b Wardle70      
KJ Grievesc Watson b Wardle6      
R Collinsb Illingworth10      
CSH Smithrun out1      
J Dysonrun out2      
JT Ikinb Wardle0      
MJ Hiltonnot out6      
+A Wilsonlbw b Wardle0      
T Greenhoughc Wilson b Illingworth0      
JB Stathamnot out0      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb)5
Total(9 wickets, 45 overs)132
Fall of wickets:
1-102, 2-108, 3-110, 4-111, 5-122, 6-122, 7-122, 8-122, 9-128
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman12   4310--
Platt2   0140--
Illingworth11   6152--
Wardle19   7675--
Close1   100--

--> JV Wilson (2) passed 15000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 19
--> R Illingworth reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Lancashire first innings





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