Warwickshire v Hampshire
County Championship 1956
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 28th, 30th, 31st July 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWarwickshire won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWarwickshire 0; Hampshire 4
UmpiresTJ Bartley, E Cooke
ScorersGC Austin (Warwickshire), N Drake (Hampshire)
Close of play day 1Hampshire (1) 57/0 (Gray 26*, Marshall 27*)
Close of play day 2Warwickshire (1) 38/6 (Spooner 22*, Weeks 0*)

Hampshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JR Grayb Bannister115      
RE Marshallc and b Townsend89      
H Hortonc Wolton b Weeks4      
AWH Raymentb Thompson24      
RWC Pitmanrun out9      
PJ Sainsburyb Bannister2      
HM Barnardb Thompson9      
*+L Harrisonb Weeks1      
D Shackletonnot out21      
VHD Canningsnot out7      
MD Burdendid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 7 lb)9
Total(8 wickets, declared, 122 overs)290
Fall of wickets:
1-155, 2-193, 3-221, 4-232, 5-234, 6-255, 7-258, 8-266
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bannister24   9422--
Thompson21   2632--
Hollies32   13460--
Weeks30   7962--
Townsend11   2261--
Hitchcock4   180--

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerlbw b Shackleton3      
NF Hornerlbw b Shackleton3      
TW Cartwrightb Shackleton0      
AVG Woltonb Shackleton0      
+RT Spoonerb Burden76      
A Townsendb Shackleton0      
RE Hitchcockc Harrison b Cannings10      
RT Weeksb Shackleton5      
JD Bannisterc Barnard b Burden2      
RG Thompsonb Shackleton6      
*WE Holliesnot out0      
Extras(6 b, 1 lb)7
Total(all out, 52.3 overs)112
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-6, 3-6, 4-7, 5-7, 6-34, 7-47, 8-73, 9-112, 10-112 (52.3 ov)
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shackleton24   11387--
Cannings17   10271--
Sainsbury5   1200--

Warwickshire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerlbw b Shackleton18      
+RT Spoonerlbw b Shackleton37      
NF Hornerc Cannings b Sainsbury52      
AVG Woltonc Harrison b Burden38      
TW Cartwrightnot out18      
A Townsendnot out21      
RE Hitchcockdid not bat      
RT Weeksdid not bat      
JD Bannisterdid not bat      
RG Thompsondid not bat      
*WE Holliesdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 6 lb, 1 w)9
Total(4 wickets, 67 overs)193
Fall of wickets:
1-53, 2-62, 3-142, 4-162
Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shackleton14   2392--
Cannings11   4220--
Sainsbury13   9181--
Burden12   1541--
Gray2   060--
Marshall12   3330--
Rayment2   120--
Horton1   0100--

--> JR Gray (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 54
--> JR Gray (1) passed 8000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 93
--> MD Burden reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Warwickshire first innings
--> D Shackleton reached 1100 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Warwickshire second innings
--> D Shackleton reached 900 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Warwickshire second innings





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