England XI v Commonwealth XI
Other First-Class matches in England 1955
VenueCentral Recreation Ground, Hastings on 3rd, 5th, 6th September 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultEngland XI won by 56 runs
UmpiresF Chester, AE Pothecary
Close of play day 1Commonwealth XI (1) 78/5 (Pettiford 6*, Oakman 1*)
Close of play day 2England XI (2) 95/2 (Cowdrey 21*, Parks 23*)

England XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NH Rogersc Barnett b Worrell23      
CA Miltonb Worrell12      
MC Cowdreyc Arnold b Worrell24      
JM Parksrun out24      
DW Barrickc Dooland b Khan Mohammad35      
*DB Carrb Ramadhin131      
+RT Spoonerlbw b Dooland6      
DC Morganb Worrell24      
JC Lakerb Worrell4      
GAR Locknot out30      
JB Stathamb Ramadhin3      
Extras(4 b, 9 lb)13
Total(all out, 81 overs)329
Fall of wickets:
1-40, 2-41, 3-82, 4-99, 5-150, 6-173, 7-261, 8-265, 9-317, 10-329 (81 ov)
Commonwealth XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Worrell27   5775--
Outschoorn10   4200--
Ramadhin14   1592--
Dooland14   1681--
Khan Mohammad11   2641--
Tribe5   0280--

Commonwealth XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AP Arnoldb Laker40      
LF Outschoornc Spooner b Morgan15      
FMM Worrellc Morgan b Lock10      
R Subba Rowb Lock5      
J Pettifordc Statham b Lock58      
B Doolandc Spooner b Lock1      
ASM Oakmanst Spooner b Barrick28      
GE Tribec Milton b Lock54      
*+BA Barnettnot out35      
S Ramadhinc Carr b Morgan16      
Khan Mohammadb Lock8      
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 69.4 overs)272
Fall of wickets:
1-27, 2-52, 3-66, 4-70, 5-75, 6-123, 7-184, 8-216, 9-263, 10-272 (69.4 ov)
England XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham9   1330--
Morgan15   1462--
Laker11   1521--
Parks4   1230--
Barrick9   1411--
Cowdrey4   0260--

England XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
NH Rogersc Barnett b Worrell29      
CA Miltonc and b Khan Mohammad22      
MC Cowdreyc and b Pettiford71      
JM Parksc Arnold b Khan Mohammad23      
DW Barrickb Khan Mohammad13      
*DB Carrc Oakman b Subba Row52      
+RT Spoonerb Pettiford32      
DC Morgannot out5      
JC Lakernot out4      
GAR Lockdid not bat      
JB Stathamdid not bat      
Extras(4 b)4
Total(7 wickets, declared, 53 overs)255
Fall of wickets:
1-50, 2-60, 3-95, 4-128, 5-168, 6-235, 7-246
Commonwealth XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Worrell16   2601--
Khan Mohammad18   1583--
Oakman4   0210--
Pettiford9   0612--
Subba Row6   0511--

Commonwealth XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AP Arnoldb Lock63      
LF Outschoornc and b Laker41      
FMM Worrellb Lock20      
R Subba Rowc Laker b Lock20      
J Pettifordc Spooner b Statham41      
B Doolandc Barrick b Carr24      
ASM Oakmanc Statham b Carr4      
GE Tribec Carr b Morgan19      
*+BA Barnettb Morgan2      
S Ramadhinnot out11      
Khan Mohammadb Statham1      
Extras(8 b, 2 lb)10
Total(all out, 57.4 overs)256
Fall of wickets:
1-85, 2-125, 3-137, 4-160, 5-185, 6-209, 7-234, 8-244, 9-245, 10-256 (57.4 ov)
England XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Morgan9   2402--
Lock20   1903--
Laker13   0591--
Carr5   0272--

--> NH Rogers made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> MC Cowdrey (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 33
--> GAR Lock reached 200 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Commonwealth XI second innings





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