Gloucestershire v Warwickshire
County Championship 1955
VenueAshley Down Ground, Bristol on 16th, 18th, 19th July 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWarwickshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWarwickshire won by an innings and 39 runs
PointsGloucestershire 0; Warwickshire 12
UmpiresWT Jones, AE Pothecary
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 5/1 (Young 4*, Rochford 0*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 148/5 (Lambert 16*, Mortimore 30*)

Warwickshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FC Gardnerlbw b Wells79      
NF Hornerc Rochford b Wells119      
AVG Woltonc Wells b Cook61      
RE Hitchcockb Lambert43      
*HE Dolleryb Mortimore22      
+RT Spoonerc Cook b Wells39      
A Townsendst Rochford b Cook12      
RG Thompsonnot out0      
KR Dollerydid not bat      
IM Kingdid not bat      
WE Holliesdid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 3 lb, 1 nb)12
Total(7 wickets, declared, 125.1 overs)387
Fall of wickets:
1-203, 2-212, 3-287, 4-329, 5-334, 6-387, 7-387 (125.1 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert14   0741--
McHugh22   6640--
Wells34   9823--
Mortimore28   5911--
Milton3   180--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngst Spooner b Hollies15      
CA Miltonb KR Dollery0      
+P Rochfordb Hollies9      
JF Crapprun out53      
*GM Emmettb Hollies20      
W Knightley-Smithb Hollies44      
GEE Lambertlbw b Hitchcock9      
JB Mortimorest Spooner b Hollies0      
BD Wellsb Hitchcock3      
C Cookb Hitchcock2      
FP McHughnot out0      
Extras(3 b, 8 lb, 3 nb)14
Total(all out, 67 overs)169
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-25, 3-38, 4-82, 5-144, 6-164, 7-164, 8-167, 9-167, 10-169 (67 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thompson16   3310--
KR Dollery16   3331--
Hollies22   9525--
King2   0160--
Townsend5   1150--
Hitchcock6   383--

Gloucestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Younglbw b Hollies19      
CA Miltonc Spooner b Hitchcock58      
JF Crappc Townsend b Hitchcock8      
*GM Emmettc Spooner b Hitchcock4      
W Knightley-Smithb King8      
GEE Lambertb Hitchcock20      
JB Mortimoreb Hitchcock48      
BD Wellsb Hollies0      
C Cooklbw b Hitchcock2      
FP McHughnot out1      
+P Rochfordabsent hurt
Extras(2 b, 8 lb, 1 nb)11
Total(all out, 80.4 overs)179
Fall of wickets:
1-39, 2-56, 3-64, 4-92, 5-106, 6-152, 7-157, 8-174, 9-179 (80.4 ov)
Warwickshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thompson4   1160--
KR Dollery7   1170--
Hollies26   9522--
King14   6191--
Townsend2   060--

--> AVG Wolton (1) passed 8000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 48
--> RE Hitchcock (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 43
--> DM Young (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 10
--> RE Hitchcock reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Gloucestershire second innings
--> RE Hitchcock achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Gloucestershire second innings (previous best was 6-67)





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