Gloucestershire v Yorkshire
County Championship 1955
VenueAshley Down Ground, Bristol on 14th, 16th May 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossYorkshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultYorkshire won by an innings and 54 runs
PointsGloucestershire 0; Yorkshire 12
UmpiresD Davies, DE Davies
Close of play day 1Yorkshire (1) 358/5 (Yardley 100*, Illingworth 71*)

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WHH Sutcliffeb Cook21      
W Watsonc Rochford b Cook26      
JV Wilsonb Lambert11      
DB Closec McHugh b Mortimore72      
EI Lesterb Wells42      
*NWD Yardleynot out100      
R Illingworthnot out71      
JH Wardledid not bat      
+R Boothdid not bat      
FS Truemandid not bat      
R Appleyarddid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 11 lb)15
Total(5 wickets, declared, 123 overs)358
Fall of wickets:
1-48, 2-49, 3-95, 4-173, 5-180
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert21   3741--
McHugh25   5580--
Cook27   9712--
Wells32   7691--
Mortimore16   2671--
Graveney2   140--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngb Appleyard7      
TW Graveneyb Wardle13      
*GM Emmettc Watson b Wardle1      
CA Miltonc Trueman b Appleyard1      
JF Crappb Wardle7      
GEE Lambertc Watson b Wardle5      
JB Mortimorec Booth b Appleyard0      
+P Rochfordb Appleyard0      
C Cooknot out5      
BD Wellsb Wardle1      
FP McHughb Wardle0      
Extras(7 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)11
Total(all out, 27.4 overs)51
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-20, 3-25, 4-35, 5-41, 6-42, 7-44, 8-47, 9-51, 10-51 (27.4 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman5   3150--
Appleyard13   3194--

Gloucestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngb Appleyard27      
TW Graveneyc Booth b Appleyard27      
*GM Emmettlbw b Appleyard89      
CA Miltonc Booth b Close5      
JF Crapplbw b Appleyard6      
GEE Lambertb Appleyard54      
JB Mortimorenot out21      
+P Rochfordlbw b Trueman0      
C Cookb Trueman3      
BD Wellsb Appleyard4      
FP McHughb Trueman0      
Extras(4 b, 8 lb, 5 nb)17
Total(all out, 77.3 overs)253
Fall of wickets:
1-47, 2-58, 3-67, 4-100, 5-203, 6-234, 7-242, 8-246, 9-252, 10-253 (77.3 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Appleyard31   6916--
Wardle6   1260--
Close15   2541--
Illingworth10   3250--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> NWD Yardley (1) passed 17500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 66
--> R Illingworth (1) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> GM Emmett (2) passed 19500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 55
--> FS Trueman reached 300 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Gloucestershire second innings





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