Worcestershire v Surrey
County Championship 1956
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 1st, 3rd, 4th September 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWorcestershire 0; Surrey 4
UmpiresTJ Bartley, DE Davies
Close of play day 1Surrey (1) 68/1 (Stewart 44*, Barrington 14*)
Close of play day 2Surrey (1) 132/2 (Barrington 37*, May 10*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonb Laker25      
*PE Richardsonb Laker10      
LF Outschoornc EA Bedser b Laker12      
DW Richardsonlbw b AV Bedser2      
RG Broadbentc Constable b Laker22      
MJ Hortonb AV Bedser27      
RO Jenkinsc McIntyre b Laker19      
+R Boothc and b EA Bedser17      
R Berrynot out4      
LJ Coldwellc AV Bedser b EA Bedser10      
KJ Aldridgest McIntyre b AV Bedser1      
Extras(8 lb)8
Total(all out, 76.1 overs)157
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-37, 3-44, 4-74, 5-77, 6-110, 7-135, 8-143, 9-155, 10-157 (76.1 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Loader8   4210--
AV Bedser24.14503--
Laker22   11305--
EA Bedser22   5482--

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DGW Fletcherc Booth b Aldridge9      
MJ Stewartst Booth b Horton74      
KF Barringtonc and b Berry42      
PBH Mayc Horton b Berry38      
B Constablerun out25      
EA Bedserst Booth b Horton3      
+AJW McIntyreb Horton0      
JC Lakernot out11      
*WS Surridgerun out1      
AV Bedserb Horton11      
PJ Loaderc PE Richardson b Horton1      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(all out, 115.5 overs)218
Fall of wickets:
1-38, 2-119, 3-141, 4-176, 5-192, 6-193, 7-194, 8-195, 9-214, 10-218 (115.5 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Aldridge14   4301--
Coldwell5   2110--
Berry43   20512--
Jenkins2   110--
PE Richardson2   070--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonnot out13      
RG Broadbentnot out3      
*PE Richardsondid not bat      
LF Outschoorndid not bat      
DW Richardsondid not bat      
MJ Hortondid not bat      
RO Jenkinsdid not bat      
+R Boothdid not bat      
R Berrydid not bat      
LJ Coldwelldid not bat      
KJ Aldridgedid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(no wicket, 7 overs)17
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AV Bedser4   0100--
EA Bedser3   160--

--> MJ Stewart (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 70
--> PBH May (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 31
--> B Constable (1) passed 9000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 24
--> B Constable (1) passed 11500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 11
--> WS Surridge made his last appearance in County Championship matches
--> JC Laker reached 1400 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> JC Laker reached 950 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Worcestershire first innings





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