Kent v Lancashire
County Championship 1956
VenueSt Lawrence Ground, Canterbury on 8th, 9th, 10th August 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultKent won by 6 wickets
PointsKent 12; Lancashire 0
UmpiresTJ Bartley, FS Lee
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 23/1 (Phebey 16*, Fagg 4*)
Close of play day 2Lancashire (2) 44/2 (Dyson 9*, Grieves 2*)

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Whartonb Ridgway11      
J Dysonc Cowdrey b Smith48      
GA Edrichc Evans b Dixon8      
*C Washbrookc Cowdrey b Wright60      
KJ Grievesb Wright32      
CSH Smithb Ridgway16      
R Collinsc Evans b Smith37      
MJ Hiltonb Ridgway12      
+J Jordanc and b Ridgway11      
JB Stathamc Allan b Ridgway2      
T Greenhoughnot out1      
Extras(6 b, 12 lb, 2 w)20
Total(all out, 96.1 overs)258
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-36, 3-113, 4-176, 5-176, 6-217, 7-238, 8-252, 9-255, 10-258 (96.1 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith31   11702--
Dixon22   8581--
Wright10   2292--
Allan12   6180--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AH Phebeyc Jordan b Greenhough29      
JM Allanlbw b Hilton1      
AE Faggc Washbrook b Hilton35      
MC Cowdreynot out121      
RC Wilsonc Jordan b Greenhough1      
AL Dixonlbw b Hilton25      
+TG Evansb Hilton32      
J Pettifordc Jordan b Greenhough26      
G Smithb Statham6      
F Ridgwayb Statham0      
*DVP Wrightb Statham5      
Extras(6 b, 4 lb, 5 nb)15
Total(all out, 108.2 overs)296
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-60, 3-68, 4-73, 5-127, 6-171, 7-256, 8-286, 9-286, 10-296 (108.2 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith8   0340--
Hilton43   18714--
Greenhough27   11783--
Collins6   1210--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Whartonb Wright24      
*C Washbrookb Ridgway9      
J Dysonc Fagg b Ridgway25      
KJ Grievesc Ridgway b Smith20      
GA Edrichlbw b Allan21      
CSH Smithb Ridgway4      
R Collinsc and b Allan19      
MJ Hiltonb Wright4      
+J Jordanc Wright b Allan12      
JB Stathamc sub b Allan3      
T Greenhoughnot out4      
Extras(10 b, 1 lb)11
Total(all out, 73.5 overs)156
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-39, 3-75, 4-81, 5-86, 6-111, 7-120, 8-143, 9-151, 10-156 (73.5 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway21   8433--
Smith22   8431--
Dixon7   2140--
Wright13   5202--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AH Phebeynot out59      
MC Cowdreyc Smith b Hilton31      
+TG Evansb Statham14      
AE Faggb Statham1      
AL Dixonb Statham2      
JM Allannot out13      
RC Wilsondid not bat      
J Pettiforddid not bat      
G Smithdid not bat      
F Ridgwaydid not bat      
*DVP Wrightdid not bat      
Extras(1 b)1
Total(4 wickets, 41.3 overs)121
Fall of wickets:
1-64, 2-82, 3-90, 4-92
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham15   2393--
Hilton10   2321--
Greenhough6   2160--

--> C Washbrook (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 12
--> TG Evans (1) passed 11500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 29
--> J Dyson (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 16
--> GA Edrich (2) passed 15000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> T Greenhough reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Kent first innings
--> JM Allan reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Lancashire second innings
--> JB Statham reached 750 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Kent second innings





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