Nottinghamshire v Kent
County Championship 1955
VenueTrent Bridge, Nottingham on 6th, 8th, 9th August 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossNottinghamshire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNottinghamshire won by 278 runs
PointsNottinghamshire 12; Kent 0
UmpiresAE Pothecary, TW Spencer
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 64/4 (Pretlove 9*, Pettiford 2*)
Close of play day 2Kent (2) 23/2 (Wilson 0*, Spanswick 0*)

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RT Simpsonc Wilson b Allan39      
JD Claylbw b Spanswick11      
RJ Gilesb Allan31      
FW Stocksc Cowdrey b Phillips5      
CJ Pooleb Phillips2      
G Goonesenac Allan b Wright22      
B Doolandc Cowdrey b Wright32      
K Smalesnot out16      
A Jepsonc Wilson b Wright13      
CS Matthewsrun out1      
+EJ Rowelbw b Wright0      
Extras(2 b, 5 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)11
Total(all out, 84.2 overs)183
Fall of wickets:
1-16, 2-82, 3-90, 4-92, 5-104, 6-141, 7-158, 8-178, 9-179, 10-183 (84.2 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spanswick16   2351--
Phillips18   5422--
Allan34   15462--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Faggb Dooland24      
MC Cowdreyb Matthews11      
RC Wilsonc Clay b Goonesena8      
JF Pretlovec Clay b Dooland35      
+AW Cattc Stocks b Dooland1      
J Pettifordc and b Goonesena17      
JM Allanb Dooland1      
AF Brazierb Goonesena5      
JG Spanswickb Goonesena13      
*DVP Wrightnot out6      
JB Phillipsb Dooland0      
Extras(9 b, 3 lb)12
Total(all out, 70 overs)133
Fall of wickets:
1-30, 2-49, 3-57, 4-61, 5-83, 6-88, 7-101, 8-121, 9-133, 10-133 (70 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jepson6   3150--
Matthews8   2141--
Dooland30   13475--
Goonesena26   9454--

Nottinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RT Simpsonc Fagg b Pettiford105      
JD Clayb Wright28      
RJ Gilesc and b Allan41      
FW Stocksc Fagg b Phillips75      
CJ Poolec and b Phillips4      
G Goonesenanot out39      
B Doolandc Fagg b Allan19      
A Jepsonnot out12      
K Smalesdid not bat      
CS Matthewsdid not bat      
+EJ Rowedid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 7 lb, 1 nb)16
Total(6 wickets, declared, 71 overs)339
Fall of wickets:
1-51, 2-136, 3-232, 4-239, 5-280, 6-320
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Spanswick13   1740--
Phillips11   1492--
Wright10   0701--
Allan19   3642--
Pettiford18   5661--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AE Fagglbw b Goonesena9      
JM Allanlbw b Goonesena13      
RC Wilsonlbw b Dooland4      
JG Spanswickc Rowe b Dooland5      
MC Cowdreyc Dooland b Goonesena2      
J Pettifordlbw b Jepson42      
JF Pretlovec Rowe b Jepson22      
AF Brazierc Stocks b Smales0      
+AW Cattc Stocks b Smales1      
*DVP Wrightnot out5      
JB Phillipsc Matthews b Smales0      
Extras(8 lb)8
Total(all out, 52.5 overs)111
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-23, 3-27, 4-32, 5-36, 6-104, 7-105, 8-105, 9-111, 10-111 (52.5 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jepson9   3192--
Matthews2   020--
Dooland14   3372--
Goonesena17   5393--

--> RT Simpson (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 35
--> RJ Giles (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 31
--> RJ Giles (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 31
--> G Goonesena (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 15
--> RT Simpson (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 90
--> MC Cowdrey (2) passed 3000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 2
--> G Goonesena reached 100 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 3rd wicket in the Kent first innings
--> B Dooland reached 450 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Kent first innings





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