Essex v Derbyshire
County Championship 1955
VenueValentine's Park, Ilford on 14th, 16th, 17th May 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsEssex 0; Derbyshire 4
UmpiresAJB Fowler, LH Gray
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 111/5 (Bailey 8*, Taylor 20*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 46/7 (Bailey 15*, Greensmith 0*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsrun out58      
+PA Gibblbw b Jackson0      
G Barkerb Morgan6      
R Horsfallb Jackson3      
*DJ Insolec Revill b Gladwin9      
TE Baileyc Smith b Gladwin9      
B Taylorlbw b Gladwin28      
R Smithc Kelly b Gladwin5      
WT Greensmithlbw b Jackson0      
KC Prestonnot out9      
P Cousensc Jackson b Gladwin5      
Extras(3 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 75.4 overs)140
Fall of wickets:
1-3, 2-19, 3-27, 4-83, 5-83, 6-112, 7-121, 8-122, 9-128, 10-140 (75.4 ov)
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jackson28   11513--
Morgan9   2211--
Smith9   4190--

Derbyshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Hamerb Bailey25      
JM Kellyc Barker b Bailey6      
C Leeb Bailey9      
AC Revillc Gibb b Bailey7      
*DB Carrb Preston0      
HL Johnsonc Bailey b Preston12      
DC Morganlbw b Bailey13      
+GO Dawkesc Insole b Smith53      
C Gladwinc Gibb b Smith16      
E Smithc Dodds b Smith1      
HL Jacksonnot out2      
Extras(5 nb)5
Total(all out, 54.2 overs)149
Fall of wickets:
1-19, 2-37, 3-45, 4-46, 5-63, 6-63, 7-92, 8-130, 9-144, 10-149 (54.2 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey21   5565--
Preston13   3312--
Greensmith7   2140--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc Gladwin b Jackson2      
+PA Gibbc Carr b Gladwin1      
G Barkerc Morgan b Smith15      
R Horsfallb Jackson0      
*DJ Insolec Morgan b Gladwin3      
TE Baileynot out15      
B Taylorlbw b Smith0      
R Smithc Dawkes b Morgan3      
WT Greensmithnot out0      
KC Prestondid not bat      
P Cousensdid not bat      
Extras(7 nb)7
Total(7 wickets, 33 overs)46
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-9, 3-11, 4-15, 5-43, 6-43, 7-46
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jackson10   3152--
Gladwin9   782--
Morgan8   3111--
Smith6   452--

--> There was no play on the final day.
--> GO Dawkes (1) passed 6000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 38
--> C Gladwin reached 1050 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Essex first innings
--> TE Bailey reached 500 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Derbyshire first innings





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