County Championship, Lancashire v Leicestershire at Manchester, Jul 14-17, 1956
Lancashire won by 10 wickets
14,16,17 July 1956 (3-day match)
  Leicestershire 1st innings R
G Lester c Statham b Wharton 2
MR Hallam c Pullar b Statham 13
J van Geloven b Greenhough 14
M Tompkin lbw b Statham 0
CH Palmer* c Edrich b Hilton 24
VE Jackson c Collins b Statham 7
RA Diment c Pullar b Hilton 12
VS Munden c Grieves b Greenhough 0
J Firth b Statham 14
RL Pratt b Hilton 9
TJ Goodwin not out 5
Extras (b 2, lb 3, nb 3) 8
  Total (all out; 75.3 overs) 108 (1.43 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  JB Statham 17.3 7 32 4 1.82
  A Wharton 6 2 10 1 1.66
  MJ Hilton 16 8 19 3 1.18
  T Greenhough 27 16 29 2 1.07
  R Tattersall 5 2 7 0 1.40
  R Collins 4 2 3 0 0.75
  Lancashire 1st innings R
A Wharton not out 87
J Dyson not out 75
Extras (b 1, lb 1, nb 2) 4
  Total (0 wickets dec; 50 overs) 166 (3.32 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  TJ Goodwin 10 0 41 0 4.10
  RL Pratt 7 0 37 0 5.28
  CH Palmer 11 5 22 0 2.00
  VE Jackson 16 7 37 0 2.31
  VS Munden 6 0 25 0 4.16
  Leicestershire 2nd innings R
G Lester c †Jordan b Greenhough 52
MR Hallam c Collins b Hilton 42
J van Geloven c †Jordan b Statham 3
M Tompkin c Dyson b Hilton 8
CH Palmer* b Statham 1
VE Jackson c Wharton b Hilton 2
RA Diment lbw b Greenhough 0
VS Munden b Hilton 6
J Firth c †Jordan b Hilton 1
RL Pratt b Statham 0
TJ Goodwin not out 0
Extras (b 5, nb 2) 7
  Total (all out; 68.1 overs) 122 (1.78 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  JB Statham 15.1 3 36 3 2.37
  A Wharton 3 0 8 0 2.66
  MJ Hilton 26 17 23 5 0.88
  T Greenhough 16 6 41 2 2.56
  R Tattersall 8 5 7 0 0.87
  Lancashire 2nd innings (target: 65 runs) R
A Wharton not out 33
J Dyson not out 31
Extras (b 1, nb 1) 2
  Total (0 wickets; 13.5 overs) 66 (4.77 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  TJ Goodwin 7 1 36 0 5.14
  RL Pratt 6 1 19 0 3.16
  CH Palmer 0.5 0 9 0 10.80

Match details


Toss - Leicestershire, who chose to bat
Points - Lancashire 12, Leicestershire 0
Umpires - CS Elliott and FW Shipston
Close of play
  • Sat, 14 Jul - day 1 - no play
  • Sun, 15 Jul - rest day
  • Mon, 16 Jul - day 2 - Lancashire 1st innings 166/0 (A Wharton 87*, J Dyson 75*)
  • Tue, 17 Jul - day 3 - Lancashire 2nd innings 66/0 (13.5 ov) - end of match
 
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