Yorkshire v Lancashire
County Championship 1959
VenueBramall Lane, Sheffield on 1st, 3rd, 4th August 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsYorkshire 2; Lancashire 0
UmpiresTJ Bartley, FS Lee
Close of play day 1Lancashire (1) 313/6 (Booth 57*, Dyson 35*)
Close of play day 2Yorkshire (1) 188/4 (Close 70*, Illingworth 39*)

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Whartonb Trueman5     
G Pullarc Binks b Close109     
DM Greenc JV Wilson b Platt8     
*KJ Grievesc JV Wilson b Illingworth63     
PT Marnerb Trueman22     
JD Bondc Padgett b Close13     
BJ Boothc D Wilson b Platt62     
J Dysonb Platt53     
+G Claytonc Padgett b Trueman1     
JB Stathamc Sharpe b Platt2     
K Higgsnot out0     
Extras(5 b)5
Total(all out, 123.2 overs)343
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-27, 3-181, 4-193, 5-212, 6-230, 7-339, 8-341, 9-343, 10-343 (123.2 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman32   7893--
Close24   6652--
Illingworth26   9661--
D Wilson10   1360--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WB Stottb Statham23     
PJ Sharpec Clayton b Higgs9     
DEV Padgettlbw b Statham41     
DB Closeb Higgs128     
*JV Wilsonb Higgs0     
R Illingworthc Grieves b Higgs74     
JR Burnetb Marner38     
FS Truemanb Higgs11     
+JG Binksb Higgs14     
D Wilsonnot out7     
RK Plattb Wharton2     
Extras(14 lb)14
Total(all out, 154.2 overs)361
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-39, 3-100, 4-101, 5-260, 6-291, 7-307, 8-339, 9-352, 10-361 (154.2 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham46   131002--
Higgs47   14856--
Booth20   2820--
Dyson26   14390--
Green10   1290--
Marner3   141--

Lancashire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Greenc Trueman b D Wilson8     
BJ Boothb Burnet4     
JD Bondc Binks b Stott23     
*KJ Grievesc Close b D Wilson56     
A Whartonnot out3     
J Dysonnot out7     
G Pullardid not bat      
PT Marnerdid not bat      
+G Claytondid not bat      
JB Stathamdid not bat      
K Higgsdid not bat      
Extras(1 b)1
Total(4 wickets, 46 overs)102
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-22, 3-87, 4-91
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman1   0100--
D Wilson23   10492--
Padgett9   6100--
JV Wilson6   1190--
Burnet1   081--
Stott5   251--
Sharpe1   100--

--> G Pullar (1) passed 4000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 95
--> BJ Booth (1) passed his previous highest score of 39 in first-class matches
--> BJ Booth (1) passed his previous highest score of 39 in County Championship matches
--> DM Green (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 8
--> DM Green (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 8
--> JD Bond (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 23
--> D Wilson reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Lancashire second innings





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