Worcestershire v Gloucestershire
County Championship 1954
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 22nd, 24th, 25th May 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWorcestershire 4; Gloucestershire 0
UmpiresH Elliott, HL Palmer
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 18/0 (Kenyon 14*, Richardson 4*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 31/2 (Griffiths 14*, Lambert 0*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngb Grove43      
+AE Wilsonlbw b Grove4      
*JF Crapplbw b Perks5      
GM Emmettlbw b Grove66      
RB Nichollsb Grove5      
GEE Lambertc Yarnold b Grove12      
JB Mortimorelbw b Grove28      
JVC Griffithsnot out25      
C Cookc Yarnold b Grove14      
BD Wellsc Richardson b Lobban18      
FP McHughlbw b Grove0      
Extras(5 lb, 2 nb)7
Total(all out, 69.2 overs)227
Fall of wickets:
1-17, 2-24, 3-115, 4-126, 5-133, 6-164, 7-169, 8-189, 9-225, 10-227 (69.2 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks24   1781--
Lobban8   2331--
Jenkins6   0430--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonc Cook b Lambert29      
PE Richardsonc Wilson b McHugh125      
LF Outschoornc Cook b McHugh17      
G Dewsb Griffiths43      
*RE Birdc Wilson b McHugh22      
LN Devereuxc Cook b Lambert26      
CWC Groveb McHugh15      
+H Yarnoldb McHugh0      
RO Jenkinsc Mortimore b McHugh0      
RTD Perksb McHugh0      
HW Lobbannot out5      
Extras(4 lb, 1 w)5
Total(all out, 99.2 overs)287
Fall of wickets:
1-42, 2-76, 3-194, 4-222, 5-262, 6-282, 7-282, 8-282, 9-282, 10-287 (99.2 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert26   4922--
Mortimore13   5280--
Wells5   0130--
Cook24   8460--
Griffiths3   1151--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngc Kenyon b Grove11      
JVC Griffithsc Dews b Jenkins16      
RB Nichollsst Yarnold b Jenkins7      
GEE Lambertb Perks14      
GM Emmettc Grove b Perks36      
*JF Crappnot out65      
+AE Wilsonb Perks4      
JB Mortimorec Kenyon b Devereux60      
C Cookdid not bat      
BD Wellsdid not bat      
FP McHughdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 3 nb)8
Total(7 wickets, declared, 74 overs)221
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-30, 3-50, 4-67, 5-125, 6-130, 7-221 (74 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks21   3653--
Grove22   6531--
Lobban11   2270--
Jenkins13   2472--
Devereux7   3211--

--> JVC Griffiths (1) passed his previous highest score of 17 in County Championship matches
--> G Dews (1) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 30
--> JB Mortimore (2) passed his previous highest score of 42 in County Championship matches
--> JB Mortimore (2) passed his previous highest score of 50 in first-class matches
--> RO Jenkins reached 750 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Gloucestershire second innings





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