Derbyshire v Essex
County Championship 1955
VenueQueen's Park, Chesterfield on 15th, 16th, 17th June 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsDerbyshire 0; Essex 4
UmpiresDE Davies, GS Mobey
Close of play day 1Derbyshire (1) 10/0 (Hamer 9*, Kelly 1*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 47/5 (Gibb 18*, Taylor 1*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc Dawkes b Gladwin19      
G Barkerrun out36      
TE Baileyc Kelly b Smith16      
R Horsfallb Smith22      
*DJ Insolelbw b Jackson104      
+PA Gibbc Morgan b Smith58      
B Taylorb Smith9      
R Smithb Smith7      
MJ Bearb Smith1      
WT Greensmithnot out4      
KC Prestonnot out2      
Extras(3 b, 6 lb, 2 w)11
Total(9 wickets, declared, 129 overs)289
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-72, 3-75, 4-110, 5-239, 6-274, 7-274, 8-282, 9-285
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jackson20   3521--
Gladwin26   14421--
Morgan25   8430--
Smith38   12696--
Carr17   2510--
Johnson3   0210--

Derbyshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Hamerc Taylor b Preston46      
JM Kellyc Smith b Greensmith38      
HL Johnsonc Horsfall b Preston0      
AC Revillc Bear b Preston36      
*DB Carrc Bear b Smith37      
G Wyattrun out3      
DC Morganc and b Greensmith8      
+GO Dawkeslbw b Bailey1      
C Gladwinlbw b Preston10      
E Smithb Preston16      
HL Jacksonnot out11      
Extras(3 b, 6 lb)9
Total(all out, 108.2 overs)215
Fall of wickets:
1-64, 2-64, 3-116, 4-138, 5-142, 6-155, 7-168, 8-175, 9-202, 10-215 (108.2 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey26   7521--
Smith13   2321--
Greensmith35   13542--
Insole5   270--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc Carr b Gladwin11      
G Barkerb Gladwin2      
+PA Gibbc Carr b Gladwin19      
R Horsfallst Dawkes b Smith7      
*DJ Insolelbw b Smith8      
TE Baileylbw b Smith0      
B Taylornot out29      
MJ Bearnot out3      
R Smithdid not bat      
WT Greensmithdid not bat      
KC Prestondid not bat      
Total(6 wickets, declared, 41 overs)79
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-13, 3-24, 4-42, 5-46, 6-48
Derbyshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jackson12   4310--
Gladwin17   7283--
Morgan4   260--
Smith8   4143--

Derbyshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
A Hamerc Gibb b Bailey3      
JM Kellyc Dodds b Bailey2      
HL Johnsonc Insole b Bailey0      
AC Revillnot out38      
*DB Carrc Gibb b Bailey9      
G Wyattnot out6      
DC Morgandid not bat      
+GO Dawkesdid not bat      
C Gladwindid not bat      
E Smithdid not bat      
HL Jacksondid not bat      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(4 wickets, 20 overs)60
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-6, 3-7, 4-27
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey10   2254--
Preston6   0100--
Smith3   0210--
Bear1   020--

--> PA Gibb (1) passed 11500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> KC Preston reached 350 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Derbyshire first innings
--> TE Bailey reached 900 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Derbyshire second innings





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