Lancashire v Gloucestershire
County Championship 1959
VenueOld Trafford, Manchester on 6th, 8th, 9th June 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsLancashire 2; Gloucestershire 0
UmpiresJG Langridge, DJ Wood
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 0/0 (Meyer 0*, Carpenter 0*)
Close of play day 2Lancashire (2) 5/1 (Barber 5*, Pullar 0*)

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RW Barberc Mortimore b Brown33      
A Whartonc Allen b Smith29      
G Pullarc Meyer b Brown7      
KJ Grievesc Brown b Cook78      
*C Washbrookc Mortimore b Smith38      
PT Marnerc Meyer b Smith14      
BJ Boothc Meyer b Cook10      
J Dysonc Allen b Cook37      
MJ Hiltonb Cook10      
+A Wilsonb Cook1      
K Higgsnot out9      
Extras(4 lb, 2 w)6
Total(all out, 129.1 overs)272
Fall of wickets:
1-50, 2-68, 3-77, 4-149, 5-174, 6-212, 7-217, 8-239, 9-243, 10-272 (129.1 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith36   6973--
Brown39   7772--
Mortimore25   14440--
Allen4   340--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngc Hilton b Marner126      
D Carpenterc Grieves b Higgs13      
+BJ Meyerc Hilton b Marner9      
RB Nichollsc Wilson b Booth12      
*TW Graveneyc Hilton b Dyson41      
DG Hawkinslbw b Booth9      
JB Mortimorec Hilton b Booth0      
DA Allenc Wilson b Booth1      
AS Brownb Higgs11      
DR Smithrun out7      
C Cooknot out4      
Extras(10 b, 1 lb)11
Total(all out, 89.5 overs)244
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-32, 3-81, 4-150, 5-181, 6-189, 7-199, 8-229, 9-233, 10-244 (89.5 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Higgs18   5392--
Booth24   4744--
Dyson22   12371--
Hilton12   4430--
Barber2   080--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RW Barberc and b Brown23      
A Whartonc Graveney b Smith0      
G Pullarc and b Smith13      
KJ Grievesb Brown5      
PT Marnerc Nicholls b Brown4      
BJ Boothc Nicholls b Mortimore0      
J Dysonnot out34      
*C Washbrooknot out47      
MJ Hiltondid not bat      
+A Wilsondid not bat      
K Higgsdid not bat      
Extras(6 b)6
Total(6 wickets, 57 overs)132
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-23, 3-41, 4-43, 5-45, 6-50
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith11   2212--
Brown17   2493--
Mortimore10   3291--
Cook3   210--
Allen8   470--
Hawkins8   2190--

--> C Cook reached 1450 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Lancashire first innings
--> C Cook reached 1300 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Lancashire first innings
--> DR Smith reached 200 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Lancashire second innings





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