1956 County Championship

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1956 County Championship
Cricket format First-class cricket
Tournament format(s) League system
Champions Surrey
1955
1957

The 1956 County Championship was the 57th officially organised running of the County Championship.[1] Surrey won the Championship title for the fifth successive year.[2]

Table[edit]

County Championship table
Team Pld Won Lost Drawn No Decision 1st Inns Loss 1st Inns Draw Points
Surrey 28 15 5 6 2 1 4 200
Lancashire 28 12 2 12 2 0 9 180
Gloucestershire 28 14 7 5 2 1 1 176
Northamptonshire 28 8 5 15 0 2 11 148
Middlesex 28 11 9 7 1 1 2 144
Hampshire 28 9 6 10 3 1 7 140
Yorkshire 28 8 7 10 3 4 6 136
Nottinghamshire 28 7 4 15 2 1 9 128
Sussex 28 7 10 9 2 2 5 112
Worcestershire 28 8 4 14 2 0 4 112
Essex 28 6 10 9 3 5 4 110
Derbyshire 28 7 6 11 4 0 4 102
Glamorgan 28 6 9 9 4 2 5 100
Warwickshire 28 5 11 9 3 3 2 80
Somerset 28 4 15 8 1 3 4 76
Kent 28 4 12 10 2 1 2 60
Leicestershire 28 3 12 9 4 1 4 56

References[edit]

  1. ^ Engel, Matthew (2004). Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2004, pages 493-494. John Wisden & Company Ltd. ISBN 0-947766-83-9.
  2. ^ Wynne-Thomas, Peter (1983). The Hamlyn A-Z of Cricket Records. Hamlyn Publishing Group. ISBN 0-600-34667-6.