Gloucestershire v Surrey
County Championship 1955
VenueCollege Ground, Cheltenham on 13th, 15th August 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSurrey won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSurrey won by 43 runs
PointsGloucestershire 0; Surrey 12
UmpiresHG Baldwin, LH Gray
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 135/9 (Griffiths 27*, McHugh 0*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TH Clarklbw b Lambert4      
MJ Stewartc Crapp b Lambert4      
B Constablec Rochford b Lambert7      
KF Barringtonc Milton b Lambert12      
REC Prattc Milton b Lambert7      
EA Bedserb Mortimore34      
+AJW McIntyrec Rochford b McHugh20      
DF Coxc Lambert b Mortimore57      
*WS Surridgec Emmett b McHugh7      
PJ Loaderb Mortimore8      
AV Bedsernot out5      
Extras(7 b, 8 lb)15
Total(all out, 54.5 overs)180
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-15, 3-18, 4-28, 5-39, 6-68, 7-124, 8-165, 9-166, 10-180 (54.5 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert19   3425--
McHugh24   7492--
Wells5   0520--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngc Barrington b AV Bedser42      
CA Miltonb AV Bedser0      
JF Crappb Loader10      
*GM Emmettc McIntyre b AV Bedser0      
W Knightley-Smithc Cox b Loader0      
GEE Lambertlbw b Loader0      
JB Mortimorec Pratt b AV Bedser1      
JVC Griffithsnot out27      
+P Rochfordc McIntyre b EA Bedser8      
BD Wellsc AV Bedser b Loader37      
FP McHughnot out0      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 3 nb)10
Total(9 wickets, declared, 49 overs)135
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-23, 3-27, 4-28, 5-30, 6-31, 7-66, 8-88, 9-135
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AV Bedser21   3564--
Loader15   3334--
Surridge9   1350--
EA Bedser4   311--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TH Clarkb McHugh13      
MJ Stewartc Milton b Lambert2      
B Constableb Wells5      
EA Bedserlbw b Wells4      
KF Barringtonc Crapp b Mortimore11      
REC Prattc and b Mortimore18      
+AJW McIntyrest Rochford b Mortimore9      
DF Coxb Wells1      
*WS Surridgenot out3      
PJ Loaderc Knightley-Smith b Wells4      
AV Bedserc Crapp b Wells0      
Extras(3 b, 4 lb)7
Total(all out, 37.4 overs)77
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-13, 3-25, 4-27, 5-45, 6-65, 7-66, 8-68, 9-75, 10-77 (37.4 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert5   141--
McHugh12   3181--
Mortimore7   0193--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngb Loader9      
CA Miltonc Stewart b AV Bedser0      
JF Crappc Stewart b AV Bedser0      
*GM Emmettlbw b Clark28      
JVC Griffithsc Surridge b Clark10      
BD Wellsc Constable b Clark0      
W Knightley-Smithb AV Bedser0      
GEE Lambertlbw b Clark15      
JB Mortimorec Clark b AV Bedser7      
+P Rochfordc Stewart b Loader6      
FP McHughnot out0      
Extras(1 lb, 3 nb)4
Total(all out, 38.2 overs)79
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-0, 3-13, 4-44, 5-44, 6-44, 7-59, 8-70, 9-79, 10-79 (38.2 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
AV Bedser19.26424--
Loader10   692--
Clark9   2244--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> DF Cox (1) passed his previous highest score of 54 in first-class matches
--> DF Cox (1) passed his previous highest score of 54 in County Championship matches
--> JVC Griffiths (1) passed his previous highest score of 25 in County Championship matches
--> GEE Lambert (2) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 8
--> FP McHugh reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Surrey first innings
--> AV Bedser reached 1450 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> AV Bedser reached 850 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> JB Mortimore reached 250 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 3rd wicket in the Surrey second innings





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