Middlesex v Lancashire
County Championship 1956
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 30th June, 2nd, 3rd July 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossLancashire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsMiddlesex 0; Lancashire 4
UmpiresFS Lee, AE Pothecary
Close of play day 1Lancashire (1) 347/7 (Hilton 50*, Statham 7*)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (1) 60/3 (Robertson 28*, Hooker 14*)

Lancashire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Whartonc Edrich b Compton57     
J Dysonc Compton b Titmus16     
GA Edrichc Compton b Warr69     
*C Washbrookc Compton b Hurst13     
KJ Grievesb Hurst88     
G Pullarb Hurst23     
MJ Hiltonnot out50     
+J Jordanc Bennett b Hurst12     
JB Stathamnot out7     
T Greenhoughdid not bat      
R Tattersalldid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 8 lb, 1 w)12
Total(7 wickets, declared, 116 overs)347
Fall of wickets:
1-49, 2-84, 3-99, 4-236, 5-262, 6-307, 7-327
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Warr22   4611--
Bennett21   2580--
Tilly11   1330--
Titmus15   6331--
Hooker2   030--
Compton7   0221--
Hurst33   111014--
Parfitt5   0240--

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Grieves b Tattersall40     
+JT Murraylbw b Statham2     
*WJ Edrichc Grieves b Statham4     
DCS Comptonb Wharton4     
RW Hookerc Jordan b Greenhough33     
D Bennettc Statham b Hilton26     
FJ Titmusb Greenhough0     
PH Parfittc Jordan b Greenhough8     
JJ Warrb Greenhough29     
HW Tillyrun out3     
RJ Hurstnot out4     
Extras(7 b, 4 lb, 4 nb)15
Total(all out, 75.4 overs)168
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-19, 3-32, 4-78, 5-96, 6-96, 7-118, 8-138, 9-142, 10-168 (75.4 ov)
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham16   3402--
Wharton7   2171--
Tattersall18   8211--
Hilton15   8381--

Middlesex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonlbw b Wharton7     
+JT Murrayc Edrich b Greenhough24     
*WJ Edrichc Wharton b Hilton39     
DCS Comptonc Edrich b Hilton1     
RW Hookerc Wharton b Statham17     
D Bennettc Edrich b Hilton14     
FJ Titmusc Edrich b Hilton14     
PH Parfittnot out4     
JJ Warrc Pullar b Hilton0     
HW Tillynot out4     
RJ Hurstdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)6
Total(8 wickets, 73 overs)130
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-53, 3-73, 4-77, 5-98, 6-114, 7-123, 8-125
Lancashire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham11   5161--
Wharton5   1141--
Tattersall14   8110--
Hilton24   15195--
Greenhough19   4641--

--> J Dyson (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 9
--> C Washbrook (1) passed 30500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 10
--> KJ Grieves (1) passed 8000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 47
--> MJ Hilton (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 5
--> JJ Warr reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Lancashire first innings
--> MJ Hilton reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Middlesex first innings



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