Essex v Worcestershire
County Championship 1955
VenueCounty Ground, Chelmsford on 30th July, 1st, 2nd August 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWorcestershire won by 115 runs
PointsEssex 0; Worcestershire 12
UmpiresJS Buller, GS Mobey
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 366/4 (Outschoorn 107*, DW Richardson 14*)
Close of play day 2Essex (1) 265/5 (TE Bailey 33*, Greensmith 0*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonb Preston80      
PE Richardsonb Preston75      
LF Outschoornnot out150      
RG Broadbentc Williams b JA Bailey55      
MJ Hortonst Taylor b Insole11      
DW Richardsonb Preston29      
RO Jenkinsnot out21      
+H Yarnolddid not bat      
GH Chestertondid not bat      
*RTD Perksdid not bat      
JA Flavelldid not bat      
Extras(14 b, 12 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)29
Total(5 wickets, declared, 129.2 overs)450
Fall of wickets:
1-145, 2-174, 3-312, 4-326, 5-400
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Preston30   9833--
JA Bailey31   61051--
Smith24   4820--
Insole12   2501--
Greensmith9   0400--
TE Bailey23.24610--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc PE Richardson b Jenkins41      
G Barkerb Chesterton64      
PA Gibbc Yarnold b Chesterton20      
CCP Williamsc Broadbent b Perks32      
*DJ Insolec Yarnold b Flavell54      
TE Baileynot out46      
WT Greensmithlbw b Flavell6      
+B Taylorc Yarnold b Flavell1      
R Smithc DW Richardson b Chesterton0      
KC Prestonc and b Flavell15      
JA Baileynot out1      
Extras(3 b, 15 lb, 3 nb)21
Total(9 wickets, declared, 106.4 overs)301
Fall of wickets:
1-101, 2-117, 3-167, 4-183, 5-253, 6-271, 7-273, 8-274, 9-293
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks32   11671--
Flavell29   4994--
Jenkins7   1301--
Horton4   1150--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonc and b JA Bailey1      
PE Richardsonnot out51      
LF Outschoornrun out20      
RG Broadbentb Smith19      
MJ Hortonnot out13      
DW Richardsondid not bat      
RO Jenkinsdid not bat      
+H Yarnolddid not bat      
GH Chestertondid not bat      
*RTD Perksdid not bat      
JA Flavelldid not bat      
Extras(6 lb)6
Total(3 wickets, declared, 28 overs)110
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-57, 3-90
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Preston7   0290--
JA Bailey9   1311--
Smith7   1201--
Insole5   0240--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddslbw b Perks12      
G Barkerst Yarnold b Jenkins25      
PA Gibbc Yarnold b Flavell7      
CCP Williamsb Chesterton8      
*DJ Insolec Kenyon b Perks5      
TE Baileyb Chesterton9      
WT Greensmithb Flavell26      
+B Taylorb Flavell36      
R Smithb Perks1      
KC Prestonc Broadbent b Perks6      
JA Baileynot out8      
Extras(1 lb)1
Total(all out, 41.3 overs)144
Fall of wickets:
1-14, 2-21, 3-50, 4-57, 5-67, 6-69, 7-92, 8-101, 9-125, 10-144 (41.3 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Perks17   3484--
Jenkins8   1311--
Chesterton7   2112--

--> D Kenyon (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 69
--> D Kenyon (1) passed 18000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 74
--> G Barker (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 3
--> B Taylor (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 23
--> RTD Perks reached 2200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Essex first innings





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