Gentlemen v Players
Other First-Class matches in England 1955
VenueNorth Marine Road, Scarborough on 3rd, 5th, 6th September 1955 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultPlayers won by 2 wickets
UmpiresHG Baldwin, A Skelding
Close of play day 1Gentlemen (1) 331 all out
Close of play day 2Players (1) 205/7 (Munden 41*, Trueman 0*)

Gentlemen first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Simpsonc Graveney b AV Bedser3      
PE Richardsonb Munden46      
WJ Edrichc Trueman b AV Bedser133      
WHH Sutcliffeb Wardle55      
DJ Insolec Close b Wardle3      
TE Baileyc Trueman b Illingworth54      
*NWD Yardleyc Wilson b Trueman7      
G Goonesenac Wilson b Wardle13      
JJ Warrnot out6      
WS Surridgelbw b Wardle1      
+EB Lewisb Illingworth3      
Extras(5 b, 2 lb)7
Total(all out, 104.5 overs)331
Fall of wickets:
1-5, 2-92, 3-198, 4-212, 5-273, 6-287, 7-315, 8-323, 9-324, 10-331 (104.5 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman17   1601--
AV Bedser16   4392--
Shepherd14   3340--
Wardle24   5814--
Close11   3480--
Munden12   3321--

Players first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DB Closeb Warr8      
TW Graveneyc Bailey b Goonesena96      
JV Wilsonc Goonesena b Bailey31      
R Illingworthc Yardley b Goonesena1      
EA Bedserc Edrich b Goonesena2      
VS Mundenb Bailey61      
JH Wardleb Goonesena20      
+GO Dawkeslbw b Bailey1      
FS Truemanc Surridge b Bailey7      
*AV Bedsernot out43      
DJ Shepherdc Simpson b Goonesena1      
Extras(5 lb)5
Total(all out, 72 overs)276
Fall of wickets:
1-23, 2-85, 3-88, 4-94, 5-177, 6-201, 7-204, 8-216, 9-265, 10-276 (72 ov)
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Warr20   1831--
Surridge7   0220--
Goonesena24   31005--
Bailey21   5664--

Gentlemen second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RT Simpsonb Illingworth33      
PE Richardsonb Shepherd23      
WJ Edrichc Munden b Wardle18      
WHH Sutcliffec AV Bedser b Wardle2      
DJ Insolerun out48      
TE Baileynot out25      
*NWD Yardleyc Illingworth b EA Bedser6      
G Goonesenadid not bat      
JJ Warrdid not bat      
WS Surridgedid not bat      
+EB Lewisdid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(6 wickets, declared, 40.5 overs)159
Fall of wickets:
1-41, 2-65, 3-75, 4-85, 5-152, 6-159 (40.5 ov)
Players bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Trueman4   0130--
AV Bedser6   1170--
Shepherd5   1241--
Wardle13   6432--
Illingworth10   1391--
EA Bedser2.50191--

Players second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DB Closec Richardson b Bailey53      
TW Graveneyc Lewis b Goonesena27      
JV Wilsonc Lewis b Bailey13      
R Illingworthrun out20      
EA Bedserst Lewis b Goonesena12      
VS Mundenb Goonesena3      
JH Wardlelbw b Goonesena24      
+GO Dawkesc sub b Goonesena3      
FS Truemannot out29      
*AV Bedsernot out19      
DJ Shepherddid not bat      
Extras(9 lb, 1 nb, 4 w)14
Total(8 wickets, 36.5 overs)217
Fall of wickets:
1-71, 2-95, 3-108, 4-144, 5-150, 6-156, 7-168, 8-168
Gentlemen bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Surridge4   0280--
Goonesena15   1775--
Bailey9   0452--

--> TW Graveney (1) passed 17500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 65
--> VS Munden (1) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 32
--> NWD Yardley made his last appearance in first-class matches





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