Glamorgan v Essex
County Championship 1954
VenueEugene Cross Park, Ebbw Vale on 30th June, 1st, 2nd July 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGlamorgan won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsGlamorgan 0; Essex 4
UmpiresAJB Fowler, N Oldfield
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 82/1 (Dodds 61*, Watkins 0*)
Close of play day 2Glamorgan (2) 57/2 (Hedges 31*, Jones 6*)

Glamorgan first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DE Daviesc Gibb b Smith3      
WGA Parkhousec Preston b Cousens59      
B Hedgesc Gibb b Greensmith24      
WE Jonesc Dodds b Greensmith52      
AJ Watkinsc Smith b Cousens50      
BR Edrichc Gibb b Bailey12      
*W Woollernot out29      
BL Muncerb Smith10      
JE McConnonb Bailey0      
+HG Daviesc Bailey b Greensmith12      
DJ Shepherdb Bailey1      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 2 w)7
Total(all out, 108.3 overs)259
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-80, 3-110, 4-188, 5-200, 6-209, 7-226, 8-227, 9-258, 10-259 (108.3 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith24   3642--
Preston10   2340--
Insole7   1260--
Greensmith25   6603--
Cousens23   8402--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc Hedges b McConnon64      
+PA Gibbc Watkins b McConnon18      
D Watkinsb Shepherd28      
R Horsfallc Wooller b McConnon60      
*DJ Insolec HG Davies b Watkins39      
MJ Bearc and b Shepherd22      
R Smithc Edrich b Wooller50      
WT Greensmithlbw b Shepherd5      
JA Baileylbw b Shepherd2      
KC Prestonnot out49      
P Cousensnot out2      
Extras(9 b, 6 lb)15
Total(9 wickets, declared, 90.2 overs)354
Fall of wickets:
1-82, 2-85, 3-131, 4-203, 5-221, 6-282, 7-291, 8-299, 9-309
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shepherd25   4914--
Wooller19   3701--
McConnon28   61163--

Glamorgan second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DE Daviesc Gibb b Preston18      
WGA Parkhousec Gibb b Smith2      
B Hedgesc Preston b Insole37      
WE Jonesc Horsfall b Cousens38      
AJ Watkinsc and b Bailey9      
BR Edrichc Preston b Bailey51      
BL Muncerc Preston b Cousens5      
*W Woollerb Preston20      
JE McConnonc Insole b Dodds13      
+HG Daviesnot out9      
DJ Shepherdc Bear b Dodds9      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 83.2 overs)213
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-40, 3-64, 4-91, 5-115, 6-129, 7-169, 8-192, 9-204, 10-213 (83.2 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey28   7602--
Smith10   1441--
Preston11   4252--
Insole6   1101--
Greensmith14   5360--
Cousens11   6202--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+PA Gibbnot out1      
MJ Bearnot out0      
TC Doddsdid not bat      
D Watkinsdid not bat      
R Horsfalldid not bat      
*DJ Insoledid not bat      
R Smithdid not bat      
WT Greensmithdid not bat      
JA Baileydid not bat      
KC Prestondid not bat      
P Cousensdid not bat      
Total(no wicket, 2 overs)1
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones1   010--
Edrich1   100--

--> B Hedges (1) passed 2000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 14
--> AJ Watkins (1) passed 12000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 45
--> R Smith (1) passed 9000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 41
--> R Smith (1) passed 10500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 24
--> W Wooller reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex first innings





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