Essex v South Africans
South Africa in England 1955
VenueCastle Park Cricket Ground, Colchester on 1st, 2nd, 3rd June 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSouth Africans won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresE Cooke, JJ Hills
Close of play day 1South Africans (1) 390/3 (Mansell 86*, McLean 21*)
Close of play day 2Essex (1) 242/4 (Insole 113*, TE Bailey 55*)

South Africans first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*DJ McGlewc Smith b Preston118      
WR Endeanlbw b Greensmith64      
HJ Keithc and b Smith94      
PNF Mansellb TE Bailey99      
RA McLeannot out101      
PL Winslownot out20      
+CAR Duckworthdid not bat      
ARA Murraydid not bat      
PS Heinedid not bat      
VI Smithdid not bat      
NAT Adcockdid not bat      
Extras(5 b, 2 lb)7
Total(4 wickets, declared, 142 overs)503
Fall of wickets:
1-137, 2-221, 3-331, 4-456
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
TE Bailey32   31021--
Preston25   2831--
Smith27   5831--
JA Bailey32   41170--
Greensmith20   1701--
Insole6   0410--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsrun out8      
+PA Gibbb Adcock12      
G Barkerlbw b Smith4      
R Horsfallc Mansell b Murray42      
*DJ Insoleb Smith129      
TE Baileyb Murray107      
BR Knightc and b Smith0      
R Smithc Endean b Adcock24      
WT Greensmithc Adcock b Heine4      
KC Prestonnot out4      
JA Baileyc Endean b Mansell4      
Extras(5 b, 7 lb)12
Total(all out, 141.5 overs)350
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-20, 3-30, 4-81, 5-265, 6-267, 7-302, 8-332, 9-345, 10-350 (141.5 ov)
South Africans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Adcock28   8582--
Heine26   4491--
Smith38   101383--
Murray30   11652--
Keith9   5130--
McLean1   010--

Essex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsrun out21      
+PA Gibbc Heine b Smith4      
G Barkerc Endean b Murray5      
R Horsfallc Duckworth b Mansell12      
*DJ Insolenot out22      
TE Baileynot out11      
BR Knightrun out13      
R Smithdid not bat      
WT Greensmithdid not bat      
KC Prestondid not bat      
JA Baileydid not bat      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(5 wickets, 41 overs)89
Fall of wickets:
1-25, 2-25, 3-43, 4-43, 5-67
South Africans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Adcock10   2210--
Heine5   2130--
Smith6   1221--
Murray11   7141--
Mansell9   5181--





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