Worcestershire v Gloucestershire
County Championship 1955
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 24th, 25th, 26th August 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWorcestershire won by 7 wickets
PointsWorcestershire 12; Gloucestershire 0
UmpiresP Corrall, AJB Fowler
Close of play day 1Gloucestershire (1) 2/1 (Milton 2*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 280/4 (Graveney 103*, Mortimore 28*)

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonc Rochford b Wells27     
LF Outschoornc Milton b Graveney78     
RG Broadbentc Graveney b Wells4     
MJ Hortonc Graveney b McHugh3     
G Dewsc Milton b Wells1     
DW Richardsonb McHugh126     
RO Jenkinslbw b McHugh10     
+H Yarnoldc Milton b Mortimore36     
R Berryc Lambert b Mortimore21     
JA Flavellrun out2     
*RTD Perksnot out11     
Extras(8 b, 5 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)15
Total(all out, 113.4 overs)334
Fall of wickets:
1-44, 2-52, 3-65, 4-69, 5-185, 6-241, 7-260, 8-314, 9-321, 10-334 (113.4 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McHugh26   5663--
Wells34   11793--
Cook12   2320--
Mortimore16   6332--
Graveney7   1321--

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngc Horton b Flavell0     
CA Miltonc Broadbent b Flavell9     
TW Graveneylbw b Horton61     
*GM Emmettc Outschoorn b Flavell0     
W Knightley-Smithc Broadbent b Perks0     
JB Mortimoreb Jenkins28     
GEE Lambertc Yarnold b Horton7     
+P Rochfordc Dews b Jenkins0     
C Cooklbw b Horton1     
BD Wellsc sub b Jenkins0     
FP McHughnot out0     
Extras(1 b, 1 nb)2
Total(all out, 49.2 overs)108
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-19, 3-20, 4-21, 5-91, 6-105, 7-107, 8-108, 9-108, 10-108 (49.2 ov)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell10   5203--
Perks12   6311--
Horton12   4263--

Gloucestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
DM Youngrun out28     
W Knightley-Smithlbw b Jenkins64     
CA Miltonc Yarnold b Jenkins10     
TW Graveneyb Jenkins128     
*GM Emmettc Dews b Jenkins3     
JB Mortimorec Broadbent b Horton73     
GEE Lambertnot out100     
+P Rochfordlbw b Horton1     
C Cookc Kenyon b Jenkins15     
BD Wellslbw b Horton2     
FP McHughnot out0     
Extras(4 b, 9 lb, 6 nb, 1 w)20
Total(9 wickets, declared, 143.2 overs)444
Fall of wickets:
1-51, 2-166, 3-190, 4-204, 5-285, 6-372, 7-390, 8-432, 9-440
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell18   3700--
Perks20   7390--
Horton41   61293--
Berry18   7260--

Worcestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonc McHugh b Cook108     
LF Outschoornb Cook73     
RG Broadbentb Lambert1     
G Dewsnot out20     
MJ Hortonnot out15     
DW Richardsondid not bat      
RO Jenkinsdid not bat      
+H Yarnolddid not bat      
R Berrydid not bat      
JA Flavelldid not bat      
*RTD Perksdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 1 nb)2
Total(3 wickets, 49 overs)219
Fall of wickets:
1-182, 2-182, 3-184
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert8   0481--
McHugh10   0460--
Wells3   0180--
Cook16   2642--
Mortimore12   2410--

--> MJ Horton (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 3
--> DW Richardson (1) passed his previous highest score of 62 in County Championship matches
--> DW Richardson (1) passed his previous highest score of 62 in first-class matches
--> DM Young (2) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 8
--> DM Young (2) passed 10500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 25
--> W Knightley-Smith (2) equalled his previous highest score of 64 in County Championship matches
--> W Knightley-Smith (2) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches when he reached 50
--> JB Mortimore (2) passed his previous highest score of 71 in County Championship matches
--> GEE Lambert (2) passed his previous highest score of 68 in County Championship matches
--> GEE Lambert (2) passed his previous highest score of 68 in first-class matches
--> RO Jenkins reached 50 wickets in County Championship matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> RO Jenkins reached 1150 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 4th wicket in the Gloucestershire second innings





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