Warwickshire v Worcestershire
County Championship 1955
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 11th, 12th, 13th May 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWarwickshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWarwickshire 0; Worcestershire 4
UmpiresWT Jones, N Oldfield
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 127/2 (Dews 16*, Devereux 0*)
Close of play day 2Warwickshire (2) 171/4 (Spooner 62*, Townsend 2*)

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerc Kenyon b Berry40      
NF Hornerc Broadbent b Perks51      
AVG Woltonc Outschoorn b Perks0      
+RT Spoonerb Perks6      
*HE Dolleryc Broadbent b Berry4      
A Townsendb Berry5      
RE Hitchcockc Devereux b Berry20      
RT Weeksb Horton0      
JD Bannisterc Berry b Horton0      
TL Pritchardc Jenkins b Perks12      
WE Holliesnot out0      
Extras(4 nb)4
Total(all out, 73.1 overs)142
Fall of wickets:
1-92, 2-92, 3-98, 4-102, 5-105, 6-110, 7-113, 8-117, 9-142, 10-142 (73.1 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Whitehead4   260--
Berry30   16494--
Horton16   7282--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonc Townsend b Hollies74      
LF Outschoornc Gardner b Hollies31      
G Dewsb Hollies17      
LN Devereuxc Horner b Pritchard33      
RG Broadbentc Gardner b Hollies1      
JP Whiteheadc Gardner b Weeks19      
MJ Hortonb Hollies5      
RO Jenkinslbw b Weeks1      
+H Yarnoldb Hollies14      
*RTD Perksb Hollies17      
R Berrynot out1      
Extras(8 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)10
Total(all out, 117 overs)223
Fall of wickets:
1-104, 2-127, 3-132, 4-134, 5-179, 6-181, 7-182, 8-188, 9-222, 10-223 (117 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bannister20   5490--
Pritchard18   5431--
Hollies49   20697--
Weeks30   13522--

Warwickshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerlbw b Perks9      
NF Hornerb Perks7      
AVG Woltonb Berry35      
+RT Spoonernot out62      
*HE Dolleryc Yarnold b Horton47      
A Townsendnot out2      
RE Hitchcockdid not bat      
RT Weeksdid not bat      
JD Bannisterdid not bat      
TL Pritcharddid not bat      
WE Holliesdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 4 lb)9
Total(4 wickets, 74 overs)171
Fall of wickets:
1-15, 2-24, 3-68, 4-161
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks17   2472--
Whitehead7   0320--
Berry28   17231--
Horton19   4471--
Jenkins3   0130--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> NF Horner (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 45
--> RT Spooner (2) passed 8000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 41
--> R Berry made his debut for Worcestershire in County Championship matches
--> WE Hollies reached 2000 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> MJ Horton reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Warwickshire second innings





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