Essex v Glamorgan
County Championship 1955
VenueCastle Park Cricket Ground, Colchester on 4th, 6th, 7th June 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGlamorgan won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
PointsEssex 4; Glamorgan 0
UmpiresE Cooke, JJ Hills
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 103/3 (Barker 6*, Insole 4*)
Close of play day 2Glamorgan (1) 197/8 (Davies 8*, Lewis 2*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc Wooller b Watkins37      
+PA Gibbc Davies b Pressdee48      
G Barkerrun out6      
R Horsfallc Parkhouse b Wooller3      
*DJ Insolenot out65      
TE Baileyc Edrich b Lewis3      
BR Knightst Davies b McConnon18      
R Smithc Shepherd b McConnon17      
WT Greensmithc Watkins b McConnon2      
JA Baileyc Watkins b McConnon0      
KC Prestonnot out1      
Extras(9 lb)9
Total(9 wickets, declared, 83 overs)209
Fall of wickets:
1-55, 2-63, 3-72, 4-103, 5-116, 6-157, 7-187, 8-196, 9-196
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shepherd13   4390--
Lewis20   4541--
Watkins16   6371--
Wooller15   881--
Jones1   050--
McConnon10   1324--
Pressdee8   1251--

Glamorgan first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
WGA Parkhousec and b Smith21      
WE Joneslbw b Preston0      
B Hedgesc Gibb b JA Bailey57      
JS Pressdeec Gibb b JA Bailey5      
AJ Watkinsc Knight b Greensmith8      
*W Woollerc and b JA Bailey15      
BR Edrichc Barker b Preston43      
JE McConnonc Insole b Preston28      
+HG Daviesnot out10      
KH Lewisb Preston2      
DJ Shepherdc Gibb b TE Bailey8      
Extras(3 b, 7 lb, 1 nb)11
Total(all out, 84.4 overs)208
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-41, 3-48, 4-82, 5-107, 6-110, 7-147, 8-195, 9-197, 10-208 (84.4 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
TE Bailey14.45241--
Preston14   5254--
Smith14   4401--
JA Bailey25   7613--
Greensmith17   5471--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc Parkhouse b McConnon52      
+PA Gibbnot out47      
R Smithc Wooller b Pressdee0      
G Barkernot out36      
R Horsfalldid not bat      
*DJ Insoledid not bat      
TE Baileydid not bat      
BR Knightdid not bat      
WT Greensmithdid not bat      
JA Baileydid not bat      
KC Prestondid not bat      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(2 wickets, declared, 33.4 overs)139
Fall of wickets:
1-71, 2-71
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Shepherd2   0120--
Lewis4   1200--
Wooller3   0100--
McConnon12   0461--
Pressdee10   2401--

Glamorgan second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DJ Shepherdc Knight b TE Bailey6      
WE Jonesnot out7      
WGA Parkhousec Gibb b Preston1      
KH Lewisc Insole b Preston0      
B Hedgesc Insole b TE Bailey1      
JS Pressdeedid not bat      
AJ Watkinsdid not bat      
*W Woollerdid not bat      
BR Edrichdid not bat      
JE McConnondid not bat      
+HG Daviesdid not bat      
Total(4 wickets, 6.5 overs)15
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-8, 3-8, 4-15 (6.5 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
TE Bailey3.50142--
Preston3   212--

--> R Smith (1) passed 11000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> PA Gibb (2) passed 6000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 28
--> DJ Shepherd (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1





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