Kent v Glamorgan
County Championship 1956
VenueSt Lawrence Ground, Canterbury on 5th, 7th, 8th May 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGlamorgan won the toss and decided to bat
ResultKent won by 8 wickets
PointsKent 12; Glamorgan 0
UmpiresJJ Hills, JG Langridge
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 32/0 (Shirreff 3*, Phebey 22*)
Close of play day 2Glamorgan (2) 22/0 (Wooller 9*, Parkhouse 12*)

Glamorgan first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*W Woollerc Evans b Shirreff18     
WGA Parkhousec Evans b Shirreff5     
B Hedgeslbw b Wright80     
WE Jonesc Evans b Ridgway2     
AJ Watkinsc Shirreff b Dixon30     
R Horsfallst Evans b Dixon17     
LN Devereuxc Evans b Ridgway36     
JS Pressdeenot out39     
+HG Daviesb Ridgway0     
HD Daviesb Dixon9     
DJ Shepherdc Ridgway b Pettiford0     
Extras(6 b, 4 lb)10
Total(all out, 97.5 overs)246
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-41, 3-52, 4-128, 5-151, 6-175, 7-217, 8-221, 9-245, 10-246 (97.5 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway23   7453--
Shirreff33   11702--
Dixon26   10573--
Wright11   0481--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AC Shirreffc and b Shepherd20     
AH Phebeyc HD Davies b Pressdee96     
+TG Evansc and b Devereux50     
MC Cowdreyc Watkins b HD Davies67     
RC Wilsonb Devereux5     
AE Faggc Pressdee b Wooller29     
J Pettifordc Parkhouse b HD Davies21     
P Hearnb HD Davies0     
AL Dixonnot out0     
*DVP Wrightdid not bat      
F Ridgwaydid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 8 lb, 6 w)20
Total(8 wickets, declared, 112.4 overs)308
Fall of wickets:
1-68, 2-168, 3-198, 4-210, 5-267, 6-295, 7-299, 8-308 (112.4 ov)
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
HD Davies23.45783--
Watkins12   3280--
Wooller15   4331--
Shepherd12   4401--
Pressdee26   7631--
Devereux24   8462--

Glamorgan second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*W Woollerlbw b Wright23     
WGA Parkhouselbw b Ridgway16     
B Hedgesc Wilson b Dixon14     
WE Jonesc Ridgway b Dixon4     
AJ Watkinsc Wright b Dixon12     
R Horsfallc Pettiford b Wright9     
LN Devereuxc Fagg b Pettiford15     
JS Pressdee hit wkt b Pettiford38     
+HG Daviesc Dixon b Pettiford8     
HD Daviesnot out4     
DJ Shepherdc Evans b Pettiford0     
Extras(8 b, 4 lb)12
Total(all out, 75 overs)155
Fall of wickets:
1-29, 2-53, 3-63, 4-63, 5-88, 6-90, 7-128, 8-142, 9-155, 10-155 (75 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ridgway13   2201--
Shirreff12   3280--
Dixon20   9353--
Wright20   13232--
Pettiford10   2374--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggc HG Davies b HD Davies0     
AH Phebeynot out34     
RC Wilsonb Watkins3     
MC Cowdreynot out50     
AC Shirreffdid not bat      
+TG Evansdid not bat      
J Pettiforddid not bat      
P Hearndid not bat      
AL Dixondid not bat      
*DVP Wrightdid not bat      
F Ridgwaydid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)7
Total(2 wickets, 28 overs)94
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-3
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
HD Davies8   1211--
Watkins6   0201--
Wooller2   0110--
Shepherd6   1220--
Pressdee1   060--
Devereux5   270--

--> LN Devereux made his debut for Glamorgan in County Championship matches
--> LN Devereux made his debut for Glamorgan in First-Class matches
--> R Horsfall made his debut for Glamorgan in County Championship matches
--> R Horsfall made his debut for Glamorgan in First-Class matches

JJ Hills did not umpire after lunch on day 2 (through indisposition) so JG Langridge stood at each bowler's end, and a member of the Kent ground staff stood at square-leg





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