Gentlemen v Players
Other First-Class matches in England 1956
VenueNorth Marine Road, Scarborough on 1st, 3rd, 4th September 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultPlayers won by 7 wickets
UmpiresHG Baldwin, A Skelding
Close of play day 1Players (1) 28/0 (Hallam 11*, Barker 17*)
Close of play day 2Gentlemen (2) 28/0 (Edrich 15*, Sutcliffe 10*)

Gentlemen first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WJ Edrichc Hallam b Compton133      
WHH Sutcliffeb Tyson4      
CCP Williamsc Evans b Tyson0      
AC Waltonc and b Wardle17      
DJ Insoleb Wardle37      
TE Baileyc Munden b Shepherd53      
JF Pretlovec Barker b Compton0      
Swaranjit Singhst Evans b Wardle55      
G Goonesenanot out21      
JJ Warrc Munden b Shepherd0      
+MEL Melluishnot out8      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 7 nb)14
Total(9 wickets, declared, 92 overs)342
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-10, 3-40, 4-126, 5-230, 6-231, 7-285, 8-322, 9-323
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tyson11   5152--
Moss10   2320--
Shepherd22   3892--
Wardle30   3983--
Munden7   1470--
Graveney7   2190--
Compton5   0282--

Players first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Warr b Swaranjit Singh31      
G Barker hit wkt b Goonesena38      
TW Graveneyb Warr124      
W Watsonc and b Goonesena72      
*DCS Comptonst Melluish b Insole1      
VS Mundenb Goonesena9      
+TG Evansc Bailey b Goonesena9      
JH Wardlenot out24      
FH Tysonb Goonesena1      
AE Mossnot out15      
DJ Shepherddid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 12 lb)20
Total(8 wickets, declared, 89.3 overs)344
Fall of wickets:
1-59, 2-95, 3-245, 4-256, 5-277, 6-297, 7-316, 8-319
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey16   3430--
Swaranjit Singh14   2451--
Goonesena20   11135--
Pretlove6   0370--
Insole6   1131--

Gentlemen second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*WJ Edrichc Moss b Shepherd43      
WHH Sutcliffeb Wardle23      
DJ Insolest Evans b Wardle13      
CCP Williamsb Shepherd1      
AC Waltonb Compton18      
TE Baileyc Compton b Shepherd0      
JF Pretloveb Compton8      
Swaranjit Singhc Tyson b Compton1      
G Goonesenac Compton b Shepherd23      
JJ Warrnot out31      
+MEL Melluishb Shepherd6      
Extras(6 b, 8 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)17
Total(all out, 68 overs)184
Fall of wickets:
1-58, 2-86, 3-87, 4-88, 5-88, 6-116, 7-119, 8-126, 9-148, 10-184 (68 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tyson8   5100--
Moss9   2220--
Shepherd23   5615--
Wardle16   3372--
Graveney2   090--
Compton10   3283--

Players second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MR Hallamc Goonesena b Warr50      
G Barkerc sub b Warr45      
TW Graveneynot out39      
*DCS Comptonst Melluish b Warr29      
W Watsonnot out6      
VS Mundendid not bat      
+TG Evansdid not bat      
JH Wardledid not bat      
FH Tysondid not bat      
AE Mossdid not bat      
DJ Shepherddid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 9 lb)16
Total(3 wickets, 41 overs)185
Fall of wickets:
1-85, 2-117, 3-160
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Warr19   3833--
Bailey8   0300--
Goonesena11   2430--
Insole3   0130--

--> WJ Edrich (1) passed 35000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 62
--> MR Hallam (2) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 11
--> JH Wardle reached 150 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Gentlemen first innings





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