Kent v Lancashire
County Championship 1959
VenueBat and Ball Ground, Gravesend on 27th, 28th, 29th May 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsKent 4 (Batting 2); Lancashire 0
UmpiresRSM Lay, DJ Wood
Close of play day 1Lancashire (1) 293/6 (Dyson 25*, Statham 17*)
Close of play day 2Kent (1) 305/6 (Cowdrey 176*, Evans 2*)

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Whartonc Pettiford b Brown58      
RW Barberc Wilson b Pettiford64      
G Pullarb Dixon55      
PT Marnerb Pettiford4      
*C Washbrookc Pretlove b Pettiford28      
KJ Grievesc Halfyard b Ridgway46      
J Dysonb Ridgway27      
JB Stathamb Ridgway21      
T Greenhoughc Wilson b Halfyard6      
+A Wilsonnot out2      
K Higgsc Evans b Halfyard1      
Extras(4 lb)4
Total(all out, 123.1 overs)316
Fall of wickets:
1-121, 2-130, 3-134, 4-200, 5-229, 6-283, 7-302, 8-307, 9-315, 10-316 (123.1 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway23   3663--
Brown14   4391--
Dixon35   14581--
Pettiford28   3793--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AH Phebeylbw b Greenhough25      
RC Wilsonc Wharton b Higgs4      
SE Learylbw b Statham8      
*MC Cowdreylbw b Statham198      
JF Pretlovec Grieves b Greenhough51      
J Pettifordc Pullar b Dyson26      
AL Dixonb Greenhough4      
+TG Evansb Statham31      
DJ Halfyardc Higgs b Dyson9      
F Ridgwaynot out23      
A Brownnot out11      
Extras(1 b, 10 lb, 1 nb)12
Total(9 wickets, declared, 130 overs)402
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-24, 3-49, 4-188, 5-288, 6-293, 7-358, 8-359, 9-369
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham36   61213--
Higgs18   4481--
Dyson36   15822--
Greenhough40   81393--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Whartonnot out122      
RW Barberc Phebey b Halfyard22      
G Pullarnot out52      
PT Marnerdid not bat      
*C Washbrookdid not bat      
KJ Grievesdid not bat      
J Dysondid not bat      
JB Stathamdid not bat      
T Greenhoughdid not bat      
+A Wilsondid not bat      
K Higgsdid not bat      
Extras(16 b, 3 lb, 1 w)20
Total(1 wicket, 65 overs)216
Fall of wickets:
1-81 (Barber)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway8   550--
Halfyard21   5601--
Dixon15   6350--
Pettiford8   1340--
Leary6   0320--
Evans5   0270--
Cowdrey2   030--

--> MC Cowdrey (1) passed his previous highest score of 197 in County Championship matches
--> TG Evans (1) passed 14000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 23
--> A Wharton (2) passed 15000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 46
--> RW Barber did not score for 63 minutes when 0 in the Lancashire second innings





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