Worcestershire v Yorkshire
County Championship 1955
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 20th, 22nd, 23rd August 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultYorkshire won by 9 wickets
PointsWorcestershire 0; Yorkshire 12
UmpiresJS Buller, P Corrall
Close of play day 1Worcestershire (1) 15/0 (Kenyon 5*, Outschoorn 10*)
Close of play day 2Worcestershire (2) 163/5 (Richardson 14*, Jenkins 4*)

Yorkshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DB Closeb Flavell3      
WHH Sutcliffec Yarnold b Flavell4      
JV Wilsonc Yarnold b Perks1      
DEV Padgettc Yarnold b Perks7      
W Watsonnot out214      
R Illingworthb Jenkins35      
*NWD Yardleyc Perks b Jenkins76      
JH Wardleb Horton11      
FS Truemannot out12      
+JG Binksdid not bat      
MJ Cowandid not bat      
Extras(7 b, 6 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)15
Total(7 wickets, declared, 106 overs)378
Fall of wickets:
1-7, 2-8, 3-10, 4-16, 5-110, 6-324, 7-364
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell14   0772--
Perks21   6682--
Berry9   3320--
Jenkins28   8982--
Horton34   7881--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonb Trueman20      
LF Outschoornc Wilson b Wardle53      
RG Broadbentc Wilson b Illingworth24      
MJ Hortonb Close38      
G Dewsc Close b Wardle9      
DW Richardsonc Wilson b Close6      
RO Jenkinslbw b Wardle10      
+H Yarnoldb Wardle4      
R Berrynot out14      
JA Flavellc Watson b Close12      
*RTD Perksc Sutcliffe b Close3      
Extras(6 b, 4 lb)10
Total(all out, 77 overs)203
Fall of wickets:
1-44, 2-90, 3-106, 4-148, 5-148, 6-164, 7-164, 8-173, 9-194, 10-203 (77 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman9   0301--
Cowan7   3130--
Close21   6594--
Wardle31   12644--
Illingworth9   2271--

Worcestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonb Wardle10      
LF Outschoornc Close b Cowan6      
RG Broadbentc Cowan b Wardle52      
MJ Hortonc Wilson b Wardle48      
G Dewsc Watson b Wardle23      
DW Richardsonrun out31      
RO Jenkinsb Wardle47      
+H Yarnoldb Wardle1      
R Berryc Padgett b Close1      
JA Flavellst Binks b Wardle4      
*RTD Perksnot out0      
Extras(9 b, 4 lb)13
Total(all out, 102.1 overs)236
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-44, 3-75, 4-112, 5-150, 6-214, 7-228, 8-231, 9-235, 10-236 (102.1 ov)
Yorkshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman10   1190--
Cowan7   1211--
Close35   9921--
Illingworth11   4190--

Yorkshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DB Closenot out59      
DEV Padgettlbw b Horton1      
W Watsonnot out1      
WHH Sutcliffedid not bat      
JV Wilsondid not bat      
R Illingworthdid not bat      
*NWD Yardleydid not bat      
JH Wardledid not bat      
FS Truemandid not bat      
+JG Binksdid not bat      
MJ Cowandid not bat      
Extras(2 nb)2
Total(1 wicket, 12 overs)63
Fall of wickets:
1-28 (Padgett)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell2   050--
Perks3   0210--
Berry2   0150--
Jenkins1   070--
Horton4   1131--

--> W Watson (1) passed his previous highest score of 174 in County Championship matches
--> JA Flavell (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 12
--> MJ Horton (2) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 33
--> G Dews (2) passed 8000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 9
--> JA Flavell reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 1st wicket in the Yorkshire first innings
--> JH Wardle reached 1000 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 5th wicket in the Worcestershire second innings
--> MJ Horton reached 100 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Yorkshire second innings





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