Essex v Glamorgan
County Championship 1956
VenueValentine's Park, Ilford on 9th, 10th, 11th May 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEssex won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
PointsEssex 0; Glamorgan 4
UmpiresH Elliott, FW Shipston
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 212/5 (Savill 21*, Taylor 16*)
Close of play day 2Glamorgan (1) 285 all out

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsc Parkhouse b Wooller32     
G Barkerc Pressdee b Watkins11     
PA Gibbc HG Davies b Shepherd36     
*DJ Insolec Wooller b HD Davies59     
TE Baileyb Shepherd26     
LA Savilllbw b HD Davies25     
+B Taylorc HG Davies b HD Davies29     
WT Greensmithnot out17     
R Smithc HG Davies b HD Davies9     
LHR Ralphrun out7     
KC Prestonc Jones b HD Davies12     
Extras(4 b, 3 lb, 5 nb, 1 w)13
Total(all out, 95.3 overs)276
Fall of wickets:
1-49, 2-49, 3-144, 4-148, 5-191, 6-226, 7-229, 8-243, 9-258, 10-276 (95.3 ov)
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
HD Davies33.361155--
Watkins11   2251--
Wooller31   8711--
Shepherd20   8522--

Glamorgan first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*W Woollerc Barker b Bailey0     
WGA Parkhousec Insole b Smith25     
B Hedgesc Ralph b Bailey114     
WE Jonesb Ralph10     
AJ Watkinsc Ralph b Smith74     
R Horsfallc Gibb b Ralph21     
LN Devereuxc Insole b Smith0     
JS Pressdeeb Ralph24     
+HG Davieslbw b Bailey5     
HD Daviesnot out2     
DJ Shepherdc Insole b Ralph2     
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 89.4 overs)285
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-42, 3-70, 4-214, 5-235, 6-236, 7-259, 8-264, 9-281, 10-285 (89.4 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey34   8623--
Preston8   0360--
Smith29   5933--
Greensmith4   1340--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsb Shepherd8     
G Barkerc and b Pressdee78     
PA Gibbc HD Davies b Pressdee43     
*DJ Insolerun out10     
+B Taylorc Parkhouse b Devereux16     
R Smithlbw b Devereux35     
TE Baileynot out6     
LHR Ralphlbw b Pressdee2     
LA Savillnot out4     
WT Greensmithdid not bat      
KC Prestondid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)5
Total(7 wickets, declared, 56 overs)207
Fall of wickets:
1-12, 2-104, 3-120, 4-143, 5-187, 6-197, 7-200
Glamorgan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
HD Davies10   1360--
Wooller6   1300--
Shepherd9   1211--
Devereux17   3692--
Pressdee14   2463--

Glamorgan second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*W Woollerc Gibb b Bailey56     
WGA Parkhouseb Bailey44     
B Hedgesrun out5     
WE Jonesrun out55     
AJ Watkinsc Savill b Smith7     
R Horsfallc Gibb b Bailey15     
LN Devereuxnot out3     
DJ Shepherdnot out3     
JS Pressdeedid not bat      
+HG Daviesdid not bat      
HD Daviesdid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 2 nb)5
Total(6 wickets, 35 overs)193
Fall of wickets:
1-75, 2-82, 3-124, 4-141, 5-187, 6-188
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Bailey18   1943--
Preston3   0240--
Smith12   1571--
Ralph2   0130--

--> W Wooller (2) passed 10500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> HD Davies achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Essex first innings (previous best was 4-63)
--> HD Davies achieved his first five wickets in an innings in County Championship matches in the Essex first innings
--> R Smith reached 1300 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Glamorgan second innings





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