Gloucestershire v South Africans
South Africa in England 1955
VenueCollege Ground, Cheltenham on 6th, 8th, 9th August 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJJ Hills, A Skelding
Close of play day 1South Africans (1) 52/0 (Murray 26*, Goddard 20*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 187/6 (Graveney 93*, Mortimore 15*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngc Mansell b Smith26      
CA Miltonc Fuller b Smith58      
TW Graveneyc Mansell b Smith0      
JF Crappb Smith28      
*GM Emmettc and b Smith0      
GEE Lambertb Goddard9      
JB Mortimorenot out26      
JVC Griffithsc and b Murray12      
+P Rochfordc Duckworth b Mansell3      
BD Wellsc McLean b Murray1      
FP McHughb Murray0      
Extras(15 b, 6 lb)21
Total(all out, 92.3 overs)184
Fall of wickets:
1-57, 2-57, 3-100, 4-100, 5-123, 6-143, 7-180, 8-183, 9-184, 10-184 (92.3 ov)
South Africans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goddard21   8331--
Fuller17   4270--
Smith28   8755--
Mansell5   261--

South Africans first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ARA Murraylbw b Griffiths51      
TL Goddardc Milton b Mortimore93      
HJ Keithb Griffiths1      
WR Endeanb Mortimore28      
RA McLeanb Wells3      
PNF Mansellc Lambert b Mortimore0      
PL Winslowc Wells b Mortimore2      
+CAR Duckworthlbw b Wells0      
*JE Cheethamlbw b Wells0      
ERH Fullernot out11      
VI Smithc Graveney b Wells1      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb)7
Total(all out, 73 overs)197
Fall of wickets:
1-116, 2-120, 3-176, 4-183, 5-183, 6-183, 7-183, 8-183, 9-185, 10-197 (73 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert8   3160--
McHugh19   4300--
Wells15   5394--
Mortimore18   5424--
Graveney2   0120--
Griffiths11   2512--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngb Goddard1      
CA Miltonc and b Fuller4      
TW Graveneyc Duckworth b Fuller98      
JF Crappb Fuller46      
*GM Emmettc Cheetham b Fuller12      
GEE Lambertc McLean b Smith10      
JB Mortimoreb Goddard15      
JVC Griffithsnot out8      
+P Rochfordst Duckworth b Smith6      
BD Wellsb Goddard5      
FP McHughc Duckworth b Murray12      
Extras(2 b, 7 lb)9
Total(all out, 106.3 overs)226
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-12, 3-104, 4-124, 5-149, 6-187, 7-193, 8-205, 9-210, 10-226 (106.3 ov)
South Africans bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Goddard24   7333--
Fuller31   11604--
Smith21   7622--
Mansell11   1300--
Keith12   4300--

South Africans second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ARA Murraylbw b McHugh1      
TL Goddard hit wkt b Lambert1      
*JE Cheethamnot out36      
WR Endeanc Milton b Mortimore17      
RA McLeannot out50      
HJ Keithdid not bat      
PNF Manselldid not bat      
PL Winslowdid not bat      
+CAR Duckworthdid not bat      
ERH Fullerdid not bat      
VI Smithdid not bat      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(3 wickets, 40 overs)108
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-5, 3-52
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert12   2301--
McHugh14   7331--
Wells5   1160--
Mortimore8   3201--
Milton1   060--

--> TL Goddard (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 30
--> VI Smith reached 300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings





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