Yorkshire First-Class Matches in 1956

See Also Second XI Matches and Other Matches

Captain: WHH Sutcliffe

Home Grounds used:
Park Avenue Cricket Ground, Bradford; The Circle, Hull; Headingley, Leeds; Bramall Lane, Sheffield; St George's Road, Harrogate; Acklam Park, Middlesbrough; North Marine Road, Scarborough

Away Grounds visited:
Lord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood; FP Fenner's Ground, Cambridge; The University Parks, Oxford; County Ground, Northampton; Edgbaston, Birmingham; Queen's Park, Chesterfield; Kennington Oval, Kennington; Ashley Down Ground, Bristol; Trent Bridge, Nottingham; Chester Road North, Kidderminster; County Ground, Taunton; St Helen's, Swansea; Old Trafford, Manchester; Grace Road, Leicester; Southchurch Park, Southend-on-Sea; Crabble Athletic Ground, Dover

Championship playing record:
P 28     W 8     D 13     L 7

First-Class playing record:
P 35     W 11     D 17     L 7

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

25 players appeared in First-Class matches for Yorkshire in 1956:
R Appleyard; JG Binks; HD Bird; JDH Blackburn; JB Bolus; PN Broughton; DB Close; MJ Cowan; P Hodgson; R Illingworth; E Leadbeater; EI Lester; FA Lowson; WF Oates; DEV Padgett; RK Platt; M Ryan; WB Stott; WHH Sutcliffe; K Taylor; FS Trueman; JH Wardle; W Watson; JV Wilson; R Wood.

5 players made their debut for Yorkshire in these matches in 1956:
HD Bird; JDH Blackburn; JB Bolus; PN Broughton; WF Oates.

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