Gloucestershire v Worcestershire
County Championship 1954
VenueAshley Down Ground, Bristol on 30th June, 1st July 1954 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGloucestershire won by an innings and 15 runs
PointsGloucestershire 12; Worcestershire 0
UmpiresAE Pothecary, EA Roberts
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 198/1 (Young 90*, Milton 65*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonb Wells32      
LF Outschoornc Milton b McHugh2      
G Dewslbw b Wells9      
*RE Birdb Wells3      
DP Harknessc Young b Wells24      
LN Devereuxc Milton b Mortimore5      
RO Jenkinsc Nicholls b Wells2      
+H Yarnoldnot out19      
CWC Grovec Carpenter b Mortimore9      
RTD Perksb Mortimore10      
DB Pearsonc Emmett b Wells0      
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)7
Total(all out, 41.2 overs)122
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-40, 3-46, 4-51, 5-73, 6-80, 7-80, 8-101, 9-113, 10-122 (41.2 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert5   2120--
McHugh7   1181--
Cook11   4190--
Mortimore5   0303--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngc Outschoorn b Perks102      
D Carpenterc Yarnold b Pearson14      
CA Miltonc Outschoorn b Perks84      
*GM Emmettc Dews b Grove4      
+AE Wilsonc Yarnold b Perks0      
RB Nichollsnot out9      
GEE Lambertc Dews b Perks0      
JB Mortimoreb Perks6      
C Cookdid not bat      
BD Wellsdid not bat      
FP McHughdid not bat      
Extras(13 b, 14 lb, 2 nb, 2 w)31
Total(7 wickets, declared, 102.3 overs)250
Fall of wickets:
1-49, 2-226, 3-233, 4-233, 5-235, 6-242, 7-250 (102.3 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Grove25   8481--
Devereux24   7580--
Jenkins11   1210--
Pearson3   241--
Bird7   0130--
Harkness4   0140--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonc Nicholls b McHugh8      
LF Outschoornb Lambert36      
G Dewsc Emmett b Cook9      
*RE Birdc Emmett b Mortimore20      
DP Harknessc Milton b Mortimore15      
LN Devereuxc and b Mortimore0      
RO Jenkinsc Emmett b Mortimore0      
+H Yarnoldnot out11      
CWC Grovec Milton b Cook1      
RTD Perksc Wells b Mortimore5      
DB Pearsonc Emmett b Mortimore0      
Extras(6 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)8
Total(all out, 43 overs)113
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-47, 3-55, 4-76, 5-76, 6-82, 7-103, 8-108, 9-113, 10-113 (43 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert7   1251--
McHugh11   2241--
Cook11   4272--
Wells6   0150--
Mortimore8   5146--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> DB Pearson made his debut in County Championship matches
--> D Carpenter (1) passed his previous highest score of 11 in County Championship matches
--> BD Wells reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> RTD Perks reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> RTD Perks reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 5th wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> DB Pearson was no-balled for throwing in the Gloucestershire first innings





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