Yorkshire v Kent
County Championship 1959
VenueHeadingley, Leeds on 8th, 10th, 11th August 1959 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultYorkshire won by 2 wickets
PointsYorkshire 12; Kent 2
UmpiresJB Bowes, PA Gibb
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 325/6 (Wilkinson 11*, Halfyard 14*)
Close of play day 2Yorkshire (1) 231/5 (Illingworth 7*, Burnet 9*; 82 overs)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AH Phebeyrun out93      
JM Prodgerc and b Close16      
PH Jonesc Close b Wilson28      
*MC Cowdreyc Illingworth b Wilson108      
J Pettifordb Platt40      
+TG Evansb Wilson2      
RW Wilkinsonb Wilson12      
DJ Halfyardb Platt18      
AL Dixonc Stott b Wilson19      
A Brownb Platt14      
JCT Pagenot out1      
Extras(5 b, 2 nb, 7 w)14
Total(all out, 143.2 overs)365
Fall of wickets:
1-41, 2-116, 3-194, 4-297, 5-299, 6-299, 7-330, 8-330, 9-355, 10-365 (143.2 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Platt37   13743--
Pickles12   1590--
Close23   4731--
Taylor18   8320--
Illingworth24   11460--

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WB Stottc Jones b Brown47      
K Taylorc and b Page57      
DEV Padgettc Evans b Pettiford71      
DB Closeb Page4      
PJ Sharpec Cowdrey b Halfyard29      
R Illingworthnot out7      
*JR Burnetnot out9      
D Wilsondid not bat      
+JG Binksdid not bat      
RK Plattdid not bat      
D Picklesdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 1 w)7
Total(5 wickets, declared, 82 overs)231
Fall of wickets:
1-82, 2-146, 3-154, 4-203, 5-222
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Halfyard23   6521--
Brown22   4481--
Wilkinson3   0210--
Page22   8622--
Pettiford8   3221--
Jones4   0190--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AH Phebeyc Illingworth b Close33      
JM Prodgerc Platt b Close10      
PH Jonesc Wilson b Close5      
*MC Cowdreyst Binks b Illingworth27      
+TG Evansc Illingworth b Close3      
RW Wilkinsonrun out2      
AL Dixonc Taylor b Close8      
J Pettifordc Binks b Close9      
DJ Halfyardc Taylor b Close0      
A Brownb Close1      
JCT Pagenot out5      
Extras(5 b, 1 lb)6
Total(all out, 44 overs)109
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-43, 3-66, 4-78, 5-80, 6-81, 7-92, 8-92, 9-94, 10-109 (44 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Platt8   480--
Pickles3   1130--
Close19   6418--
Illingworth14   2411--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WB Stottb Brown4      
K Taylorc Dixon b Halfyard39      
DEV Padgettb Halfyard23      
DB Closeb Brown52      
R Illingworthnot out74      
PJ Sharpelbw b Brown0      
D Wilsonb Brown34      
*JR Burnetc Page b Halfyard0      
+JG Binksc Page b Halfyard14      
RK Plattnot out1      
D Picklesdid not bat      
Extras(6 lb)6
Total(8 wickets, 48 overs)247
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-47, 3-94, 4-166, 5-166, 6-206, 7-211, 8-242
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Halfyard23   01284--
Brown17   0764--
Page8   0370--

--> JM Prodger (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 4
--> PH Jones (1) passed his previous highest score of 24 in County Championship matches
--> MC Cowdrey (1) passed 17500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 57
--> DB Close achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Kent second innings (previous best was 7-62)
--> DB Close achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Kent second innings (previous best was 7-62)
--> DJ Halfyard reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Yorkshire second innings
--> DJ Halfyard reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Yorkshire second innings





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