Kent v Gloucestershire
County Championship 1955
VenueSt Lawrence Ground, Canterbury on 3rd, 4th, 5th August 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsKent 4; Gloucestershire 0
UmpiresH Elliott, WT Jones
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 134/2 (Allan 34*, Wilson 10*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 125/1 (Young 71*, Graveney 33*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngb Smith0      
CA Miltonc Cowdrey b Wright50      
TW Graveneyc and b Smith18      
JF Crappc Smith b Wright3      
*GM Emmettlbw b Smith1      
GEE Lambertc Ufton b Phillips7      
JB Mortimorec Smith b Phillips24      
+P Rochfordnot out3      
BD Wellsc Ufton b Wright26      
C Cooklbw b Wright0      
FP McHughc Allan b Wright0      
Extras(8 b, 1 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 67.4 overs)144
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-22, 3-29, 4-30, 5-51, 6-110, 7-113, 8-140, 9-140, 10-144 (67.4 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith26   13263--
Phillips27   7692--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggc Graveney b Lambert78      
MC Cowdreyb McHugh5      
JM Allanlbw b McHugh105      
RC Wilsonc Lambert b Cook32      
J Pettifordc McHugh b Wells71      
JF Pretlovec Rochford b McHugh0      
AF Brazierb Cook9      
+DG Uftonb Lambert27      
G Smithc Mortimore b McHugh14      
*DVP Wrightnot out0      
JB Phillipsdid not bat      
Extras(12 b, 4 lb, 3 nb)19
Total(9 wickets, declared, 130.3 overs)360
Fall of wickets:
1-20, 2-116, 3-177, 4-281, 5-289, 6-319, 7-319, 8-360, 9-360 (130.3 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McHugh36   9914--
Cook27   8632--
Wells27   7691--
Milton5   0140--
Mortimore3   080--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngb Allan137      
CA Miltonc Pettiford b Smith14      
TW Graveneyb Wright34      
JF Crappnot out69      
*GM Emmettc Pettiford b Allan22      
GEE Lambertnot out8      
JB Mortimoredid not bat      
+P Rochforddid not bat      
BD Wellsdid not bat      
C Cookdid not bat      
FP McHughdid not bat      
Extras(16 b, 5 lb, 3 nb)24
Total(4 wickets, declared, 114 overs)308
Fall of wickets:
1-31, 2-126, 3-255, 4-291
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Smith40   13561--
Phillips20   2700--
Wright20   4601--
Pettiford9   2350--
Allan18   8332--
Pretlove5   1260--
Cowdrey2   140--

--> JM Allan (1) passed his previous highest score of 64 in County Championship matches
--> JM Allan (1) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> J Pettiford (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 71
--> J Pettiford (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 71
--> J Pettiford (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 59
--> AF Brazier (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 1
--> JF Crapp (2) passed 19000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 46





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