Gloucestershire in First-Class Matches in 1956

See Also Second XI Matches and Other Matches

Captain: GM Emmett

Home Grounds used:
Ashley Down Ground, Bristol; Wagon Works Ground, Gloucester; Erinoid Ground, Stroud; College Ground, Cheltenham

Away Grounds visited:
The University Parks, Oxford; Lord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood; Gidea Park Sports Ground, Romford; The Manor Sports Ground, Worthing; County Ground, Southampton; Bramall Lane, Sheffield; County Ground, New Road, Worcester; Kennington Oval, Kennington; Stanley Park, Blackpool; Courtaulds Ground, Coventry; County Ground, Taunton; Rodney Parade, Newport; Grace Road, Leicester; Queen's Park, Chesterfield; Trent Bridge, Nottingham

Championship playing record:
P 28     W 14     D 7     L 7

First-Class playing record:
P 31     W 15     D 7     L 9

Click on these links for the season's First-Class scorecards and results
or First-Class batting averages or First-Class bowling averages or Championship batting averages or Championship bowling averages

20 players appeared in First-Class matches for Gloucestershire in 1956:
DA Allen; JR Bernard; C Cook; JF Crapp; GM Emmett; TW Graveney; JVC Griffiths; DG Hawkins; W Knightley-Smith; GJ Lake; GEE Lambert; FP McHugh; CA Milton; JB Mortimore; RB Nicholls; P Rochford; DR Smith; BD Wells; GGM Wiltshire; DM Young.

3 players made their debut for Gloucestershire in these matches in 1956:
JR Bernard; GJ Lake; DR Smith.





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