Worcestershire v Essex
County Championship 1955
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 28th, 30th, 31st May 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsWorcestershire 0; Essex 4
UmpiresP Corrall, DE Davies
Close of play day 1No play
Close of play day 2Essex (1) 85/2 (Gibb 37*, Horsfall 15*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonc Taylor b Greensmith20      
PE Richardsonlbw b Greensmith53      
LF Outschoornc Bailey b Insole32      
G Dewsc Gibb b Preston5      
RG Broadbentc Gibb b Smith47      
JP Whiteheadc Gibb b Insole6      
MJ Hortonlbw b Greensmith1      
+H Yarnoldb Smith15      
*RTD Perksb Smith2      
R Berrynot out8      
JA Flavellc Taylor b Smith6      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb)3
Total(all out, 90 overs)198
Fall of wickets:
1-45, 2-88, 3-99, 4-136, 5-142, 6-143, 7-179, 8-181, 9-188, 10-198 (90 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey23   9340--
Preston14   4301--
Smith10   2374--
Greensmith32   7723--
Insole11   5222--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsb Berry27      
PA Gibbnot out72      
G Barkerlbw b Berry1      
R Horsfallb Horton36      
*DJ Insoleb Horton15      
TE Baileyb Berry4      
+B Taylorc Richardson b Berry6      
BR Knightc Kenyon b Berry22      
R Smithnot out4      
WT Greensmithdid not bat      
KC Prestondid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 10 lb)12
Total(7 wickets, declared, 89 overs)199
Fall of wickets:
1-48, 2-62, 3-124, 4-148, 5-159, 6-165, 7-193
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks14   4350--
Flavell8   1230--
Horton33   10662--
Berry34   11635--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonnot out90      
PE Richardsonrun out51      
MJ Hortonnot out0      
LF Outschoorndid not bat      
G Dewsdid not bat      
RG Broadbentdid not bat      
JP Whiteheaddid not bat      
+H Yarnolddid not bat      
*RTD Perksdid not bat      
R Berrydid not bat      
JA Flavelldid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(1 wicket, declared, 43 overs)143
Fall of wickets:
1-142 (Richardson)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey13   2310--
Preston11   2250--
Smith10   2340--
Greensmith5   0260--
Insole4   0250--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Barkernot out6      
WT Greensmithnot out18      
TC Doddsdid not bat      
PA Gibbdid not bat      
R Horsfalldid not bat      
*DJ Insoledid not bat      
TE Baileydid not bat      
+B Taylordid not bat      
BR Knightdid not bat      
R Smithdid not bat      
KC Prestondid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(no wicket, 12 overs)25
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks2   130--
Flavell3   150--
Horton3   150--
Berry4   1110--

--> BR Knight made his debut in County Championship matches
--> BR Knight made his debut in first-class matches
--> R Smith reached 1100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Worcestershire first innings
--> R Berry reached 250 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Essex first innings





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