Middlesex v Northamptonshire
County Championship 1956
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 22nd, 23rd, 24th August 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultNorthamptonshire won by 2 wickets
PointsMiddlesex 4; Northamptonshire 12
UmpiresH Elliott, JG Langridge
Close of play day 1Northamptonshire (1) 13/0 (Brookes 7*, Arnold 4*)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (2) 74/4 (Titmus 2*, Bennett 15*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Norman b Clarke39      
DA Bickb Kelleher1      
*WJ Edrichc Tribe b Manning64      
GPS Delislec Allen b Clarke2      
FJ Titmusb Manning56      
D Bennettlbw b Tribe21      
DO Baldryb Manning0      
+JT Murrayc Kelleher b Manning1      
JJ Warrc Clarke b Manning3      
JA Youngc Andrew b Tribe3      
AE Mossnot out0      
Extras(2 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 86.2 overs)197
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-54, 3-56, 4-166, 5-169, 6-169, 7-177, 8-191, 9-195, 10-197 (86.2 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Kelleher19   4371--
Clarke19   4582--
Allen7   480--
Tribe23   10412--
Subba Row1   040--

Northamptonshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Brookeslbw b Young63      
AP Arnoldlbw b Bennett12      
R Subba Rowlbw b Titmus11      
BL Reynoldsb Titmus11      
GE Tribec Murray b Bennett41      
MEJC Normanlbw b Young0      
JS Manningrun out6      
MHJ Allenb Titmus6      
+KV Andrewb Warr8      
RW Clarkelbw b Warr9      
HRA Kellehernot out0      
Extras(13 b, 1 lb, 5 nb)19
Total(all out, 84.2 overs)186
Fall of wickets:
1-33, 2-56, 3-79, 4-135, 5-137, 6-145, 7-163, 8-170, 9-181, 10-186 (84.2 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Moss9   3170--
Bennett16   1492--
Titmus19   7293--
Young22   9442--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonb Tribe24      
DA Bickc and b Allen13      
DO Baldrylbw b Allen3      
GPS Delislec Reynolds b Tribe15      
D Bennettb Kelleher33      
FJ Titmusc Kelleher b Allen16      
*WJ Edrichrun out24      
+JT Murrayb Kelleher0      
JJ Warrc Andrew b Allen3      
JA Youngc sub b Allen0      
AE Mossnot out0      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(all out, 69 overs)134
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-38, 3-51, 4-69, 5-104, 6-108, 7-113, 8-122, 9-128, 10-134 (69 ov)
Northamptonshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Kelleher18   4512--
Clarke5   260--
Allen28   18345--
Tribe17   8322--
Manning1   080--

Northamptonshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*D Brookesc Moss b Warr8      
AP Arnoldc Murray b Young5      
R Subba Rowlbw b Titmus12      
BL Reynoldsb Titmus6      
GE Tribec Edrich b Titmus42      
MEJC Normanb Young0      
MHJ Allenlbw b Young0      
JS Manningc Young b Edrich9      
+KV Andrewnot out26      
RW Clarkenot out21      
HRA Kelleherdid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 10 lb)17
Total(8 wickets, 75.1 overs)146
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-19, 3-27, 4-32, 5-35, 6-39, 7-69, 8-97
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Warr8   3141--
Moss1   080--
Titmus35   20453--
Young16   5333--
Edrich11   6171--

--> FJ Titmus (1) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 1
--> D Brookes (1) passed 26000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 49
--> DA Bick (2) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10
--> FJ Titmus reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Northamptonshire first innings
--> JJ Warr reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Northamptonshire first innings





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