Warwickshire v Yorkshire
County Championship 1956
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 23rd, 24th, 25th May 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossYorkshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultYorkshire won by an innings and 41 runs
PointsWarwickshire 0; Yorkshire 12
UmpiresTJ Bartley, EA Roberts
Close of play day 1Warwickshire (1) 29/2 (Horner 5*, Dollery 4*)
Close of play day 2Warwickshire (2) 16/0 (Gardner 9*, Horner 5*)

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FA Lowsonb Hollies47      
DEV Padgettc Spooner b Bannister2      
JV Wilsonb Bannister76      
W Watsonnot out103      
R Illingworthb Bannister3      
*WHH Sutcliffec Gardner b Leach20      
K Taylorc Spooner b Bannister19      
JH Wardlec Dollery b Thompson0      
FS Truemanc Spooner b Thompson0      
+JG Binksb Hollies7      
R Appleyardc and b Hollies0      
Extras(6 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 100.2 overs)284
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-125, 3-135, 4-141, 5-182, 6-231, 7-232, 8-232, 9-284, 10-284 (100.2 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thompson18   5342--
Bannister24   4744--
Dollery11   1470--
Townsend10   1430--
Leach6   1171--
Hitchcock5   0190--

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerc Binks b Trueman0      
NF Hornerc Taylor b Wardle34      
AVG Woltonc Wardle b Appleyard18      
KR Dolleryc Lowson b Taylor5      
+RT Spoonerc Binks b Wardle0      
RE Hitchcockc Lowson b Wardle15      
A Townsendb Wardle8      
CW Leachnot out17      
JD Bannisterb Appleyard2      
RG Thompsonrun out0      
*WE Holliesc Binks b Appleyard0      
Extras(4 b, 5 lb, 1 nb)10
Total(all out, 60.3 overs)109
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-21, 3-49, 4-55, 5-70, 6-90, 7-95, 8-98, 9-98, 10-109 (60.3 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman14   5301--
Wardle19   10254--
Taylor3   071--

Warwickshire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerc Wilson b Illingworth18      
NF Hornerlbw b Wardle19      
AVG Woltonc Appleyard b Wardle48      
+RT Spoonerc Watson b Illingworth7      
RE Hitchcockb Illingworth9      
A Townsendc Lowson b Illingworth0      
CW Leachnot out12      
KR Dolleryrun out0      
JD Bannisterb Wardle4      
RG Thompsonb Wardle0      
*WE Holliesc Lowson b Wardle0      
Extras(13 b, 4 lb)17
Total(all out, 93 overs)134
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-47, 3-57, 4-113, 5-116, 6-117, 7-121, 8-134, 9-134, 10-134 (93 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Appleyard26   12380--
Wardle36   21445--
Taylor5   240--
Illingworth26   14314--

--> W Watson (1) passed 10000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 92
--> W Watson (1) passed 13500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 35
--> JH Wardle reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Warwickshire second innings





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