Warwickshire v Combined Services
Other First-Class matches in England 1956
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 13th, 14th, 15th June 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresWE Phillipson, EA Roberts
Close of play day 1Warwickshire (1) 15/1 (Cartwright 5*, Bridge 5*)
Close of play day 2Combined Services (2) 32/1 (Sharpe 26*)

Combined Services first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GG Tordoffc Gardner b Carter17      
PJ Sharpec Cartwright b Griffiths51      
SA Leadbetterb Griffiths11      
SE Learyb Khalid Ibadulla2      
CCP Williamsb Hitchcock8      
*AC Shirreffb Hitchcock32      
JH Edrichst Lewis b Bridge14      
+G Millmannot out12      
J Wildb Griffiths2      
RK Plattc Cartwright b Carter0      
P Hodgsonb Griffiths0      
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 82.4 overs)157
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-64, 3-69, 4-79, 5-101, 6-133, 7-147, 8-151, 9-156, 10-157 (82.4 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Carter19   7342--
Khalid Ibadulla13   5201--
Hitchcock19   5482--
Bridge10   761--
Leach4   130--

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerc Millman b Hodgson4      
TW Cartwrightlbw b Shirreff24      
WB Bridgelbw b Platt15      
Khalid Ibadullac Wild b Platt1      
A Townsendnot out100      
RE Hitchcockc Hodgson b Tordoff27      
CW Leachc Millman b Tordoff3      
BE Fletcherlbw b Hodgson17      
RG Carterb Leary31      
*+EB Lewisnot out15      
SS Griffithsdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 7 lb, 2 nb)17
Total(8 wickets, declared, 95.3 overs)254
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-39, 3-47, 4-62, 5-106, 6-113, 7-167, 8-230
Combined Services bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Platt27   10632--
Leary3   0211--
Wild18   5590--
Shirreff11   4311--
Tordoff12   2242--

Combined Services second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GG Tordoffc Cartwright b Carter3      
PJ Sharpec Leach b Carter26      
SA Leadbetterc Lewis b Carter6      
SE Learyc Cartwright b Townsend81      
CCP Williamsnot out125      
JH Edrichc Townsend b Bridge14      
*AC Shirreffnot out25      
+G Millmandid not bat      
J Wilddid not bat      
RK Plattdid not bat      
P Hodgsondid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 2 lb, 3 nb)8
Total(5 wickets, declared, 82 overs)288
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-33, 3-51, 4-170, 5-215
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Griffiths19   6660--
Carter20   3643--
Khalid Ibadulla6   1230--
Hitchcock8   2300--
Bridge17   4491--
Leach5   0210--
Townsend6   3121--
Cartwright1   0150--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Townsendc Shirreff b Hodgson0      
RE Hitchcockb Hodgson18      
Khalid Ibadullac Millman b Hodgson1      
BE Fletchernot out30      
RG Carterb Leary5      
FC Gardnernot out28      
TW Cartwrightdid not bat      
WB Bridgedid not bat      
CW Leachdid not bat      
*+EB Lewisdid not bat      
SS Griffithsdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(4 wickets, 27 overs)88
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-4, 3-22, 4-41
Combined Services bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hodgson7   2133--
Platt3   0130--
Leary6   0311--
Wild6   1150--
Tordoff4   230--
Leadbetter1   070--

--> PJ Sharpe made his debut in first-class matches
--> SA Leadbetter made his debut in first-class matches
--> G Millman made his debut in first-class matches
--> BE Fletcher made his debut in first-class matches
--> RG Carter (1) passed his previous highest score of 18 in first-class matches
--> JH Edrich (2) equalled his previous highest score of 14 in first-class matches





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