Somerset v Lancashire
County Championship 1956
VenueClarence Park, Weston-super-Mare on 22nd, 23rd August 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to field
ResultLancashire won by 6 wickets
PointsSomerset 0; Lancashire 12
UmpiresP Corrall, DE Davies
Close of play day 1Somerset (2) 35/4 (McCool 8*, Atkinson 12*)

Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Picklesb Wharton6      
DRW Silkc Ikin b Hilton21      
PB Wightc Dyson b Hilton22      
CL McCoolc Greenhough b Hilton2      
G Atkinsonc Hilton b Tattersall0      
JG Lomaxc Greenhough b Hilton28      
*MF Tremlettc Edrich b Hilton0      
+HW Stephensonb Hilton12      
BA Langfordb Tattersall4      
J Hiltonc Greenhough b Tattersall0      
JWJ McMahonnot out0      
Extras(3 b, 4 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(all out, 54.3 overs)103
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-49, 3-52, 4-52, 5-52, 6-52, 7-77, 8-85, 9-103, 10-103 (54.3 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith5   0210--
Wharton6   2111--
Hilton21   10496--

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Whartonb Lomax0      
J Dysonb Hilton32      
*GA Edrichc McCool b McMahon26      
KJ Grievesb Hilton22      
JT Ikinc McCool b Hilton0      
G Pullarb Langford3      
CSH Smithc and b Hilton14      
MJ Hiltonc Lomax b Hilton0      
+J Jordanb Hilton29      
T Greenhoughc McCool b McMahon2      
R Tattersallnot out4      
Extras(9 b)9
Total(all out, 54.1 overs)141
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-58, 3-64, 4-72, 5-83, 6-83, 7-83, 8-126, 9-137, 10-141 (54.1 ov)
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lomax3   151--
Langford14   7321--
Hilton18   7356--
McCool1   090--

Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Picklesc Jordan b Tattersall8      
DRW Silkc Greenhough b Hilton3      
JG Lomaxc Grieves b Hilton0      
CL McCoolc Edrich b Hilton20      
PB Wightc Dyson b Hilton0      
G Atkinsonc Dyson b Hilton16      
*MF Tremlettc Wharton b Hilton24      
+HW Stephensonc Wharton b Hilton17      
BA Langfordlbw b Greenhough1      
J Hiltonnot out6      
JWJ McMahonb Hilton9      
Extras(10 b, 1 lb)11
Total(all out, 66.2 overs)115
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-15, 3-15, 4-15, 5-47, 6-53, 7-88, 8-93, 9-93, 10-115 (66.2 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Wharton2   070--
Tattersall26   11491--
Greenhough8   591--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Whartonc Tremlett b Lomax0      
J Dysonc Silk b Hilton21      
*GA Edrichb Hilton7      
KJ Grievesnot out16      
JT Ikinc Tremlett b Lomax23      
+J Jordannot out4      
G Pullardid not bat      
CSH Smithdid not bat      
MJ Hiltondid not bat      
T Greenhoughdid not bat      
R Tattersalldid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb)7
Total(4 wickets, 38 overs)78
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-9, 3-36, 4-70
Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lomax7   2112--
Langford1   040--
McMahon12   3170--
Hilton16   5342--
Silk2   050--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> MF Tremlett (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 24
--> MJ Hilton reached 800 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 6th wicket in the Somerset first innings
--> MJ Hilton achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Somerset second innings (previous best was 7-51)
--> MJ Hilton achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Somerset second innings (previous best was 7-51)
--> J Hilton reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Lancashire second innings
--> J Hilton reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Lancashire second innings





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