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Army v Royal Air Force
Other matches in England 1955
VenueBarrack Field, Woolwich on 11th, 12th August 1955 (2-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultRoyal Air Force won by 6 wickets
UmpiresGD Morton, R Routledge
ScorersWD Chalmers (Royal Air Force), RN Coward (Army)
Close of play day 1Royal Air Force (1) 126/5

Army first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Richardsonb Shirreff58  7- 
TW Cartwrightb Platt0  -- 
PT Marnerc Leggett b Leary72  10- 
NW Hillc sub b Leary3  -- 
JB Robertsonb Platt37  5- 
RA Galec Senior b Leary26  3- 
DG Hawkinsc Platt b Cowan3  -- 
A Lightfootc Shirreff b Platt26  3- 
+CBR Fetherstonhaughc and b Leary4  1- 
*JHG Deightonlbw b Shirreff13  1- 
CS Matthewsnot out0  -- 
Extras(2 b, 9 lb, 1 nb)12
Total(all out, 71.4 overs)254
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Cartwright), 2-101 (Richardson), 3-130 (Marner), 4-137 (Hill), 5-141 (Hawkins), 6-185 (Gale), 7-189 (Fetherstonhaugh), 8-224 (Robertson), 9-244 (Deighton), 10-254 (Lightfoot, 71.4 ov)
Royal Air Force bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cowan18   2581-1
Platt21.49463--
Heaton3   1180--
Shirreff12   1662--
Langford2   0100--
Leary15   2444--

Royal Air Force first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+JT Murrayc Richardson b Lightfoot2  -- 
*AC Shirreffc Marner b Lightfoot8  1- 
SE Learyc Marner b Hill75  11- 
BA Langfordc Gale b Lightfoot0  -- 
G Millmanc Matthews b Lightfoot11  2- 
WB Stottrun out60  8- 
R Leggettc Marner b Lightfoot4  -- 
EM Seniorc Cartwright b Lightfoot2  -- 
JD Heatonc Lightfoot b Deighton8  1- 
RK Plattc Marner b Deighton1  -- 
MJ Cowannot out6  1- 
Extras(2 b, 12 lb)14
Total(all out, 63.2 overs)191
Fall of wickets:
1-11 (Shirreff), 2-26 (Murray), 3-26 (Langford), 4-52 (Millman), 5-126 (Leary), 6-136 (Leggett), 7-152 (Senior), 8-165 (Heaton), 9-175 (Platt), 10-191 (Stott, 63.2 ov)
Army bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lightfoot24   8446--
Matthews22   2550--
Gale4   1160--
Deighton7   5112--
Hill2   0261--
Marner3   0160--
Hawkins1.2090--

Army second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
PE Richardsonc Langford b Platt41  4- 
TW Cartwrightnot out82  7- 
PT Marnerc and b Platt18  2- 
NW Hillnot out26  4- 
JB Robertsondid not bat      
RA Galedid not bat      
DG Hawkinsdid not bat      
A Lightfootdid not bat      
+CBR Fetherstonhaughdid not bat      
*JHG Deightondid not bat      
CS Matthewsdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)9
Total(2 wickets, declared, 49 overs)176
Fall of wickets:
1-73 (Richardson), 2-102 (Marner)
Royal Air Force bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Cowan17   2470--
Platt17   1652--
Leary3   0160--
Leggett1   020--
Shirreff11   2370--

Royal Air Force second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WB Stottc Cartwright b Lightfoot4  1- 
R Leggettnot out114  14- 
SE Learyc Marner b Matthews22  21 
JD Heatonc and b Deighton32  6- 
*AC Shirreffb Matthews43  4- 
EM Seniornot out13  2- 
+JT Murraydid not bat      
BA Langforddid not bat      
G Millmandid not bat      
RK Plattdid not bat      
MJ Cowandid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 10 lb, 1 w)15
Total(4 wickets, 39.4 overs)243
Fall of wickets:
1-5 (Stott), 2-68 (Leary), 3-132 (Heaton), 4-215 (Shirreff)
Army bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lightfoot6   0481--
Matthews19.41932--
Deighton5   0411--
Marner9   0460--

Notes
--> PE Richardson (1) 50 in 81 minutes with 5 fours
--> PT Marner (1) 50 in 105 minutes with 7 fours
--> SE Leary (1) 50 in 86 minutes with 6 fours
--> WB Stott (1) 50 in 133 minutes with 7 fours
--> TW Cartwright (2) 50 in 117 minutes with 4 fours
--> R Leggett (2) 50 in 45 minutes with 8 fours
--> R Leggett (2) 100 in 103 minutes with 14 fours
--> JB Robertson retired hurt in the Army first innings having scored 3 (team had lost 4 wickets) - he returned when the score was 189/7

 

 

 

 

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