Gloucestershire v Essex
County Championship 1956
VenueAshley Down Ground, Bristol on 25th, 26th, 27th July 1956 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossGloucestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultGloucestershire won by 140 runs
PointsGloucestershire 12; Essex 0
UmpiresE Cooke, CS Elliott
Close of play day 1Essex (1) 43/3 (Barker 15*, Insole 12*)
Close of play day 2Gloucestershire (2) 186/7 (Nicholls 36*, Allen 0*)

Gloucestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CA Miltonc Dodds b Preston23     
DM Youngb Bailey0     
W Knightley-Smithlbw b Greensmith35     
*GM Emmettst Taylor b Greensmith13     
JF Crappc Barker b Greensmith41     
RB Nichollsc Dodds b Greensmith43     
GEE Lambertc Dodds b Greensmith14     
JB Mortimorec Savill b Greensmith18     
DA Allennot out5     
+P Rochfordc Dodds b Greensmith0     
C Cookb Greensmith1     
Extras(17 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)19
Total(all out, 97 overs)212
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-51, 3-76, 4-83, 5-163, 6-185, 7-188, 8-209, 9-210, 10-212 (97 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Preston27   12451--
Bailey22   6611--
Greensmith37   15598--
Smith11   5280--

Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsb Lambert3     
G Barkerc Emmett b Cook43     
+B Taylorlbw b Milton3     
CCP Williamsb Lambert5     
*DJ Insolelbw b Allen24     
LA Savillc Knightley-Smith b Cook18     
GJ Smithc Lambert b Cook3     
BR Knightc Lambert b Allen8     
WT Greensmithnot out9     
JA Baileylbw b Allen0     
KC Prestonc Rochford b Lambert8     
Extras(10 b, 4 lb)14
Total(all out, 88.2 overs)138
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-7, 3-20, 4-67, 5-101, 6-108, 7-113, 8-118, 9-126, 10-138 (88.2 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Milton4   291--
Cook27   16343--
Mortimore18   8190--
Allen16   4313--
Nicholls1   010--

Gloucestershire second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CA Milton hit wkt b Greensmith21     
DM Youngc and b Preston21     
W Knightley-Smithc Taylor b Smith19     
*GM Emmettb Preston13     
JF Crappc Barker b Preston59     
RB Nichollsnot out44     
GEE Lambertc Insole b Preston3     
JB Mortimoreb Preston2     
DA Allenc Insole b Greensmith4     
+P Rochforddid not bat      
C Cookdid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 1 lb)12
Total(8 wickets, declared, 82.1 overs)198
Fall of wickets:
1-43, 2-45, 3-69, 4-116, 5-167, 6-181, 7-185, 8-198 (82.1 ov)
Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Preston33   8675--
Bailey12   1240--
Smith7   2261--

Essex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TC Doddsb Milton1     
G Barkerc Nicholls b Cook10     
+B Taylorc and b Mortimore42     
CCP Williamsb Cook0     
*DJ Insolec Crapp b Cook4     
LA Savillb Cook6     
GJ Smithc Mortimore b Allen19     
BR Knightlbw b Cook2     
WT Greensmithc Milton b Allen13     
JA Baileynot out2     
KC Prestonb Cook18     
Extras(10 b, 5 lb)15
Total(all out, 63 overs)132
Fall of wickets:
1-6, 2-42, 3-46, 4-54, 5-76, 6-76, 7-86, 8-112, 9-113, 10-132 (63 ov)
Gloucestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lambert6   2150--
Milton4   331--
Cook26   15466--
Mortimore11   6121--
Allen16   4412--

--> G Barker (1) passed 1000 runs in County Championship matches for the season when he reached 19
--> DM Young (2) passed 11000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 15
--> WT Greensmith achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Gloucestershire first innings (previous best was 6-44)
--> WT Greensmith reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when taking his 7th wicket in the Gloucestershire first innings
--> WT Greensmith achieved his best innings bowling analysis in County Championship matches in the Gloucestershire first innings (previous best was 6-44)
--> C Cook reached 1000 wickets in County Championship matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Essex first innings





This page was created by the CricketArchive Oracles


We would like to thank all our contributors. Click here to see how you can help.
| Home | Privacy Policy | Contact |
Copyright © 2003-2017 CricketArchive