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Essex v Kent
County Championship 1956
VenueVista Road Recreation Ground, Clacton-on-Sea on 11th, 13th, 14th August 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsEssex 4; Kent 0
UmpiresRSM Lay, AE Pothecary
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 98/4 (Bear 21*)
Close of play day 2Kent (1) 143/7 (Allan 60*, Ridgway 31*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc Cowdrey b Ridgway14     
GW Horrexb Ridgway19     
+B Taylorc Ridgway b Halfyard22     
*DJ Insolec Ridgway b Dixon20     
MJ Bearlbw b Dixon98     
LA Savillc Evans b Halfyard23     
GJ Smithc Ridgway b Allan2     
WT Greensmithnot out23     
R Smithb Dixon21     
JA Baileynot out0     
KC Prestondid not bat      
Extras(4 lb, 3 nb)7
Total(8 wickets, declared, 97 overs)249
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-56, 3-56, 4-98, 5-162, 6-177, 7-218, 8-248
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway23   6482--
Halfyard28   6702--
Dixon22   7443--
Wright15   3550--
Allan9   1251--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AH Phebeyb Preston0     
JM Prodgerrun out2     
AE Faggb R Smith17     
MC Cowdreyc and b Preston3     
JM Allanc Preston b Greensmith72     
AL Dixonc Savill b Greensmith16     
+TG Evansc Taylor b R Smith0     
J Pettifordb R Smith9     
F Ridgwayst Taylor b Greensmith68     
DJ Halfyardb R Smith26     
*DVP Wrightnot out2     
Extras(7 b, 2 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 73.2 overs)227
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-10, 3-20, 4-22, 5-56, 6-57, 7-88, 8-192, 9-210, 10-227 (73.2 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Preston18   4502--
Bailey18   3680--
R Smith24.28524--
Greensmith13   2453--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc Prodger b Dixon51     
GW Horrexb Allan24     
+B Taylorc Pettiford b Allan0     
*DJ Insolest Evans b Allan22     
MJ Bearb Dixon16     
R Smithc Allan b Dixon4     
GJ Smithb Allan10     
KC Prestonb Allan0     
WT Greensmithnot out9     
LA Savillnot out1     
JA Baileydid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)7
Total(8 wickets, declared, 42 overs)144
Fall of wickets:
1-71, 2-71, 3-83, 4-111, 5-119, 6-126, 7-126, 8-143
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway6   0240--
Halfyard7   1420--
Dixon13   3283--
Wright2   0120--
Allan14   5315--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AH Phebeylbw b Bailey7     
+TG Evansc Bear b Bailey14     
AE Faggnot out40     
MC Cowdreyb Preston46     
DJ Halfyardc and b Preston0     
AL Dixonnot out5     
JM Prodgerdid not bat      
JM Allandid not bat      
J Pettiforddid not bat      
F Ridgwaydid not bat      
*DVP Wrightdid not bat      
Extras(6 lb)6
Total(4 wickets, 25 overs)118
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-28, 3-107, 4-107
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Preston9   0412--
Bailey9   0332--
R Smith4   0180--
Greensmith3   0200--

Notes
--> GW Horrex made his debut in first-class matches
--> GW Horrex made his debut in County Championship matches
--> MJ Bear (1) passed his previous highest score of 53 in County Championship matches
--> MJ Bear (1) passed his previous highest score of 53 in first-class matches
--> MJ Bear (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 82
--> MC Cowdrey (1) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 1
--> TC Dodds (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 25
--> TC Dodds (2) passed 16500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 19
--> DJ Halfyard reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Essex first innings
--> DJ Halfyard reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Essex first innings
--> F Ridgway reached 650 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Essex first innings
--> R Smith reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 4th wicket in the Kent first innings
--> JM Allan achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Essex second innings (previous best was 5-45)

 

 

 

 

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