Worcestershire v Middlesex
County Championship 1956
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 25th, 27th, 28th August 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWorcestershire 4; Middlesex 0
UmpiresE Cooke, AE Pothecary
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 96/4 (Titmus 25*, Bennett 24*)
Close of play day 2No play

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Horton b Aldridge7      
DA Bickc Richardson b Chesterton0      
*WJ Edrichb Berry33      
GPS Delislest Booth b Berry6      
FJ Titmusc Aldridge b Chesterton61      
D Bennettc Dews b Chesterton42      
RA Galec Horton b Chesterton17      
WE Russellb Chesterton0      
+JT Murrayc Kenyon b Chesterton7      
JJ Warrb Horton3      
JA Youngnot out2      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 72.4 overs)180
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-7, 3-29, 4-54, 5-145, 6-151, 7-162, 8-172, 9-176, 10-180 (72.4 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Aldridge9   3221--
Horton23   6551--
Berry16   5452--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonb Warr0      
LF Outschoornnot out74      
G Dewsb Titmus7      
DW Richardsonb Robertson72      
RG Broadbentnot out14      
MJ Hortondid not bat      
*RO Jenkinsdid not bat      
+R Boothdid not bat      
GH Chestertondid not bat      
R Berrydid not bat      
KJ Aldridgedid not bat      
Extras(9 b, 2 lb, 4 w)15
Total(3 wickets, 64.4 overs)182
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-9, 3-162
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Warr12   4271--
Bennett8   2160--
Titmus24   8611--
Young16   4410--

--> JA Young made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> JA Young made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> LF Outschoorn (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 74
--> GH Chesterton achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Middlesex first innings (previous best was 6-59)





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