Nottinghamshire v Middlesex
County Championship 1955
VenueTrent Bridge, Nottingham on 3rd, 4th, 5th August 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossMiddlesex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNottinghamshire won by 7 wickets
PointsNottinghamshire 12; Middlesex 4
UmpiresF Chester, K McCanlis
Close of play day 1Middlesex (1) 374/6 (Bennett 81*, Titmus 15*)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (2) 50/3 (Brown 28*, Titmus 3*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Dooland b Goonesena19      
JG Deweslbw b Dooland69      
*WJ Edrichc KJ Poole b Goonesena57      
DCS Comptonc Clay b Dooland7      
SM Brown hit wkt b Dooland8      
GPS Delislec Jepson b Smales105      
D Bennettnot out81      
FJ Titmusnot out15      
+LH Comptondid not bat      
JJ Warrdid not bat      
JA Youngdid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 3 lb, 3 nb)13
Total(6 wickets, declared, 122 overs)374
Fall of wickets:
1-75, 2-109, 3-127, 4-135, 5-212, 6-328
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jepson19   4540--
KJ Poole12   0500--
Goonesena37   91102--
Dooland40   6993--
Smales14   5481--

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JD Clayb Titmus76      
RJ Gilesc and b Young22      
EJ Martinlbw b DCS Compton3      
FW Stocksc Young b Titmus39      
CJ Pooleb Titmus22      
KJ Poolec and b Young22      
G Goonesenac and b Titmus0      
B Doolandc Robertson b Titmus77      
K Smaleslbw b Titmus11      
*A Jepsonb Young21      
+EJ Rowenot out9      
Extras(5 b, 10 lb)15
Total(all out, 117.5 overs)317
Fall of wickets:
1-65, 2-72, 3-137, 4-154, 5-178, 6-178, 7-206, 8-233, 9-303, 10-317 (117.5 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Warr16   3450--
Bennett16   3340--
Young40   11923--
DCS Compton13   0571--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonc Goonesena b Jepson2      
JG Deweslbw b Dooland17      
SM Brownlbw b Dooland43      
GPS Delislec Clay b Dooland0      
FJ Titmusc Rowe b Goonesena8      
*WJ Edrichc Stocks b Dooland47      
D Bennettc Stocks b Dooland26      
DCS Comptonc sub b Dooland0      
+LH Comptonc and b Goonesena11      
JJ Warrc KJ Poole b Dooland0      
JA Youngnot out0      
Extras(5 b, 4 lb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 56.4 overs)164
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-37, 3-37, 4-56, 5-90, 6-143, 7-143, 8-162, 9-164, 10-164 (56.4 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jepson4   0101--
KJ Poole4   0120--
Goonesena20   3582--
Smales4   170--

Nottinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JD Clayb Titmus23      
RJ Gilesc Robertson b Titmus30      
EJ Martinb Titmus30      
FW Stocksnot out82      
CJ Poolenot out52      
KJ Pooledid not bat      
G Goonesenadid not bat      
B Doolanddid not bat      
K Smalesdid not bat      
*A Jepsondid not bat      
+EJ Rowedid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 2 lb)5
Total(3 wickets, 76 overs)222
Fall of wickets:
1-37, 2-60, 3-117
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Warr1   020--
Bennett1   080--
Young27   11670--
DCS Compton6   0450--
Titmus37   11783--
Robertson3   0130--
Edrich1   040--

--> JG Dewes (1) passed 8000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 68
--> GPS Delisle (1) passed his previous highest score of 82 in County Championship matches
--> GPS Delisle (1) made his first century in County Championship matches
--> WJ Edrich (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 22
--> SM Brown (2) passed 15500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 3
--> K Smales reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Middlesex first innings
--> FJ Titmus reached 350 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Nottinghamshire first innings
--> G Goonesena reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Middlesex second innings





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