Essex v Nottinghamshire
County Championship 1955
VenueSouthchurch Park, Southend-on-Sea on 27th, 29th, 30th August 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNottinghamshire won by 2 wickets
PointsEssex 0; Nottinghamshire 12
UmpiresD Davies, TW Spencer
Close of play day 1Nottinghamshire (1) 38/2 (Giles 9*, Rowe 2*)
Close of play day 2Essex (2) 112/3 (Insole 9*, Bailey 12*)

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc Rowe b Jepson32      
G Barkerlbw b Jepson2      
+PA Gibbrun out2      
*DJ Insolelbw b Goonesena37      
TE Baileyc Stocks b Dooland54      
MJ Bearc Clay b Dooland0      
WT Greensmithlbw b Goonesena46      
GJ Smithc Stocks b Dooland3      
R Smithlbw b Dooland2      
LHR Ralphnot out0      
KC Prestonb Dooland0      
Extras(8 b, 2 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)13
Total(all out, 79.3 overs)191
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-36, 3-36, 4-109, 5-114, 6-181, 7-189, 8-190, 9-191, 10-191 (79.3 ov)
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jepson17   5302--
KJ Poole12   2440--
Smales16   7370--
Goonesena17   6332--

Nottinghamshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RT Simpsonc Gibb b Bailey8      
JD Clayc Bear b Ralph18      
RJ Gilesc and b Insole55      
+EJ Roweb Bailey4      
FW Stocksc Ralph b Bailey2      
CJ Pooleb Bailey13      
KJ Poolec Gibb b Bailey13      
G Goonesenanot out66      
B Doolandc Preston b Greensmith14      
K Smalesc Barker b Greensmith6      
A Jepsonrun out7      
Extras(3 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)5
Total(all out, 89.3 overs)211
Fall of wickets:
1-22, 2-36, 3-51, 4-65, 5-87, 6-105, 7-137, 8-187, 9-193, 10-211 (89.3 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey31   6685--
Preston13   2320--
R Smith20   5340--
Ralph11   2331--
Insole3   091--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsb Dooland44      
G Barkerc Clay b KJ Poole2      
+PA Gibbc Stocks b Goonesena40      
*DJ Insolenot out114      
TE Baileynot out114      
MJ Beardid not bat      
WT Greensmithdid not bat      
GJ Smithdid not bat      
R Smithdid not bat      
LHR Ralphdid not bat      
KC Prestondid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 5 lb)16
Total(3 wickets, declared, 92 overs)330
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-91, 3-91
Nottinghamshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jepson26   2670--
KJ Poole14   1621--
Smales8   2390--
Dooland29   8921--
Goonesena15   2541--

Nottinghamshire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*RT Simpsonc Preston b Greensmith39      
JD Clayc Bailey b Preston6      
RJ Gilesb R Smith77      
FW Stocksc Ralph b R Smith7      
CJ Pooleb R Smith59      
KJ Poolelbw b Preston58      
G Goonesenast Gibb b Greensmith5      
B Doolandc GJ Smith b Preston35      
A Jepsonnot out11      
K Smalesnot out0      
+EJ Rowedid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 9 lb, 2 nb)17
Total(8 wickets, 72 overs)314
Fall of wickets:
1-9, 2-88, 3-105, 4-181, 5-210, 6-227, 7-296, 8-310
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey8   0330--
Preston11   1423--
R Smith26   5973--
Ralph2   0140--
Insole8   0320--
Greensmith17   0792--

--> Day 3 Lunch: Essex (2) 330/3 (Insole 114*, Bailey 114*; 92 overs)
--> DJ Insole (1) passed 15000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 31
--> G Goonesena (1) passed 2500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 37
--> TE Bailey (2) passed 12500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 44
--> KJ Poole (2) passed his previous highest score of 57 in County Championship matches
--> KJ Poole (2) passed his previous highest score of 57 in first-class matches
--> B Dooland (2) passed 4500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 25
--> TE Bailey reached 950 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Nottinghamshire first innings
--> TE Bailey reached 550 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Nottinghamshire first innings





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