Middlesex v Kent
County Championship 1956
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 15th, 16th, 17th August 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMiddlesex won by an innings and 73 runs
PointsMiddlesex 12; Kent 0
UmpiresRSM Lay, EA Roberts
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 304/5 (Baldry 28*, Bennett 2*)
Close of play day 2Kent (1) 81/5 (Allan 17*, Evans 4*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Ridgway b Wright31      
JG Dewesc Fagg b Halfyard3      
*WJ Edrichc Fagg b Wright67      
DCS Comptonc Fagg b Dixon101      
GPS Delislec Phebey b Allan63      
DO Baldrynot out28      
D Bennettnot out2      
+JT Murraydid not bat      
FJ Titmusdid not bat      
JJ Warrdid not bat      
AE Mossdid not bat      
Extras(6 lb, 3 nb)9
Total(5 wickets, declared, 106 overs)304
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-42, 3-198, 4-206, 5-293
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway19   7390--
Halfyard25   6621--
Wright23   5862--
Dixon29   9741--
Allan10   2341--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AH Phebeyc Robertson b Bennett6      
MC Cowdreyb Warr1      
RC Wilsonc Murray b Bennett45      
JM Allanc Dewes b Warr23      
AE Faggc Robertson b Warr0      
AL Dixonc Robertson b Bennett5      
+TG Evansc Bennett b Titmus14      
J Pettifordc Moss b Warr6      
F Ridgwaynot out3      
DJ Halfyardc Robertson b Warr2      
*DVP Wrightc Bennett b Titmus2      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)3
Total(all out, 60.2 overs)110
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-18, 3-63, 4-66, 5-75, 6-94, 7-103, 8-103, 9-105, 10-110 (60.2 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss11   4170--
Warr20   5275--
Bennett22   4483--

Kent second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
AH Phebeyc Robertson b Warr7      
MC Cowdreyc Moss b Warr2      
RC Wilsonc Bennett b Warr0      
JM Allanc Murray b Warr0      
AE Faggc Murray b Warr32      
AL Dixonb Warr30      
+TG Evansc Edrich b Warr22      
J Pettifordst Murray b Titmus14      
F Ridgwayc Titmus b Warr2      
DJ Halfyardb Warr2      
*DVP Wrightnot out0      
Extras(6 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)10
Total(all out, 31.2 overs)121
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-10, 3-10, 4-11, 5-75, 6-82, 7-112, 8-119, 9-121, 10-121 (31.2 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss3   150--
Bennett2   0160--
Titmus11   2251--

--> JG Dewes made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> GPS Delisle (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 61
--> DO Baldry (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 18
--> JJ Warr achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Kent second innings (previous best was 8-26)
--> JJ Warr reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 5th wicket in the Kent second innings
--> JJ Warr reached 350 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Kent second innings
--> JJ Warr achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Kent second innings (previous best was 8-26)





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